AT our October meeting Kevin Diver, a local historian, treated us to many photographs of the Sea Scouts, Women’s Royal Naval Service (Wrens), other naval personnel and civilians who carried out the serious and important job to defend London’s river
M25 junction 29 Romford, Essex: electrical works Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical works will start this week. The anti-clockwise entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Wednesday 7 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 30 and return. The clockwise entry slip road […]
ALL Labour and Thurrock Independents councillors voted for the motion, All Conservative councillors including cllr Elizabeth Rigby, whose ward of Stifford Clays covers the north side of Lodge Lane, voted against the motion.
WHY Tilbury Sellers are Having to Reduce Their Asking PricesNovember 3, 2018 by Paul Tobias-Gibbins
Some interesting statistics have come to light on the Tilbury Property Market
Blogpost: Fixed Odds Betting Terminals and Thurrock’s Suicide Prevention Minister, Jackie Doyle-Price
WHERE does Ms Jackie Doyle-Price stand on this issue? Is she on the side of the Bookmakers or is she on the side of the exploited vulnerable gamblers? As a Minister with the specific responsibility for the protection of the potentially suicidal I consider her silence a dereliction of her duty.
SUE Wooding and Karen Morris both have secondary breast cancer. They want people who also have the same incurable illness to know the great benefits they receive by attending a friendly, self-run ‘Get Together’ at Outpatients & Therapies department of St. Luke’s Hospice once a month, and invite them to come along and join in.
TEMPERS boiled over in Thurrock’s council chambers when a motion to congratulate children on exam results became a row about education cuts.
Choose Self Care for Life: Choose to Invest in Your Future Self NHS Thurrock Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting primary schools to enter a competition to design bunting associated with self care as part of its Self Care Week celebrations. The prize will be sponsored by Impulse Leisure. We are increasing children’s awareness about […]
THE arrest was in connection with a burglary at a home in London Road, Grays, in May 2016, in which items worth a five-figure sum were stolen.
THERE could be a new sheriff in BA County, Colorado. That sheriff is C.J Elstob. Why are we telling Your Thurrock readers? Because the prospective sheriff hails all the way from Southey Walk in Tilbury. Colin Elstob left Tilbury in 2001 to start a new life in the United States of America. He settled in […]
A282/M25 clockwise carriageway between the exit and entry slip roads at J31 WestThurrock, A1306.
LOCAL train operator c2c has commemorated the forthcoming centenary of Armistice Day by naming a train after the 88 local railwaymen who died in World War One.
By Local Democracy Reporter Steve Shaw CONTROVERSIAL plans to use a park in Thurrock as the site for a new secondary school have been stopped after the Government’s funding agency rejected the site. Thurrock Council had faced widespread criticism for planning to use a park on Elm Road, Grays, as the location for a new […]
ADDITIONAL therapy is now available for Basildon University Hospital patients living with dementia, thanks to a generous donation of £7,000 from the League of Friends. The software system enables patients to listen to music, look at photos and play interactive games. Known as RITA, which stands for Reminiscence Interactive Therapy Activities, the tool can be […]
COUNCILLORS will be asked to support a campaign to change a decision banning residents in Grays from parking outside their homes – which they had previously been allowed to do.
ESSEX Police are appealing for information about an aggravated burglary in Erriff Drive, South Ockendon, at around 8.50pm yesterday, Monday, October 29.
THE councillor in charge of Children’s social care has expressed confidence in the service despite it being engulfed in controversy following allegations that management failings led to the death of a child.
THURROCK Council has ensured that the borough’s war memorials and cemeteries are ready to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.
A section 35 dispersal order has been authorised for the Chafford Hundred and Lakeside areas of Thurrock to prevent Halloween related anti-social behaviour.
IKEA Thurrock has joined the Giving for Thurrock family by becoming a local business partner of the chosen charity of Thurrock Mayor, Cllr Barbara Rice.
ANOTHER member of a drug-dealing gang linked to a series of violent incidents and anti-social behaviour in Thurrock has been made the subject of a tough gang injunction.
PLANS for the creation of a huge garden village that could grow to accommodate as many as 4,000 homes near Brentwood has been criticised by a neighbouring council.
A TEENAGER died when he was hit by a motorbike while out cycling, an inquest has heard.
ANGRY taxi drivers and operators packed a meeting room at a Grays pub on Tuesday evening and called on Thurrock Council to offer them more support in their fight to maintain their livelihood and in the battle against firms like Uber which they say are operating illegally within the borough.