South Essex College is launching a new exciting range of science and animal care courses at its Thurrock Campus. FROM September the College’s Grays High Street Campus will offer a Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care, Level 2 Extended Certificate in Applied Science and Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Forensic & Criminal Investigation, all for […]
BUSINESSES in the creative, cultural and digital sectors are being encouraged to take advantage of a new £5.1million grants and support programme being spearheaded by Thurrock Council.
DETECTIVES are appealing for information following two robberies in Chafford Hundred which they believe are linked.
OFF-duty Thurrock Council Enforcement Officers caught two suspected fly-tippers red-handed dumping 92 lorry tyres in a lay-by in Purfleet yesterday evening (Wednesday 6 March).
SCHOOL leaders across Thurrock have sent letters home to pupils’ parents and carers to warn them about the lack of funding facing schools and the ‘difficult choices’ they are having to make as a consequence. Letters have been sent to more than a million parents and carers in the North East, West Midlands, Cheshire, North […]
RESPONDING to news that headteachers have written to 23,000 Thurrock families about worsening school budget shortages after the Education Secretary refused to meet with them, Labour’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Thurrock – John Kent – said:
A MAN who kicked to death a woman as she walked to work in Thurrock has been jailed for at least 18 years.
DO you struggle with making basic recipes? Then Thurrock Adult Community College has the ideal cookery course for you!
POLICE Officers in Grays are appealing for witnesses after reports that a woman was harassed in Marshfoot Road, Tilbury.
UP to 500 new council homes could be built in Thurrock over the next 10 years under new plans published by the council.
THE Family Learning team from Thurrock Adult Community College has been delivering SMILE courses in local schools, making a positive different to parents/carers and pupil, helping them to enjoy school and maximise their ability to learn.
THURROCK Council is once again celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT+) Fostering and Adoption week this March.
PARENTS of Year 6 students in Thurrock were offered their child’s secondary school places on Friday 1 March. 82% of parents were offered their first or second preference.
Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions to host Stay Safe event. Full details on poster.
THURROCK Council is set to launch it’s fourth round of Community Environmental Development funding this March to support a range of community-led projects across the borough.
By Local Democracy Reporter Steve Shaw MORE than 80 per cent of school children heading in to Year 7 in Thurrock have been offered their first or second preference for school places – but it is unclear how many of those places will exist come September. In the coming months, the council will spend £1million […]
CELEBRATE National Science Week with Professor Bubbles – Hamleys’ very own whacky scientist.
ESSEX Police are appealing for information following burglaries at two shops in Thurrock which we believe are linked. A vehicle was used to break into Town Centre Jewellers in St Johns Way, Corringham at around 3.45am then a shop in St Chads Road, Tilbury about 40 minutes later. On each occasion it was reported the […]
College launches National Apprenticeship Week SOUTH Essex College is marking National Apprenticeship Week to showcase the popular training pathway. The national week is the perfect opportunity for those looking to become apprentices to find out more, as well as encouraging employers to consider the benefits of hiring an apprentice. Apprenticeships have recently undergone major reform, […]
THE speaker for the February meeting of the Society was the ever popular Linda Rhodes; Linda worked for many years at Valence House and still continues to work there as a volunteer since her retirement. Linda’s talk this month was entitled “Ghosts and Graveyards in Barking and Dagenham”.
HIGHWAYS England today called on drivers to join them in doing their bit to reduce litter levels on the nation’s motorways.
ARE you excited about engineering, passionate about learning and want to work as part of a team to transform Britain’s rail network? If so, an apprenticeship at Network Rail Anglia could be for you.
DUE to popular demand, an additional Spanish Language for Beginners adult learning course is now available to book at Thurrock Adult Community College in Grays.
THURROCK Council-run Collins House has maintained its overall ‘good’ rating, as part of an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).