December 1918: When Spanish Flu came to Grays

December 1918: When Spanish Flu came to Grays

THE influenza epidemic still continues widespread in Grays and District but, in the words of one of the local doctors, “the worst has passed”. None the less for that, the death rate from influenza, pnuemonia, or allied causes continues high, and one hears on every side of sufferers, not singly but in two and threes.

Thurrock residents urged to be aware of poppy scams

Thurrock residents urged to be aware of poppy scams

British public urged to beware of poppy merchandise scams THE Intellectual Property Office and The Royal British Legion urge consumers to beware of fake poppy merchandise ahead of Remembrance 2018 No-one benefits – both charity and public lose out with fake poppy merchandise. Advice to buyers to ‘buy responsibly’ through official channels, and how to […]

Former MP Andrew Mackinlay praises British Legion at ‘Oh What A Lovely War”

Former MP Andrew Mackinlay praises British Legion at ‘Oh What A Lovely War”

ANDREW Mackinlay, the former member of Parliament for Thurrock, greeted Vanessa Magee of the Royal British Legion at the Thameside Theatre when attending a performance of the musical “ Oh what a lovely war”. The musical was performed by the Thurrock Court players as part of the centenary commemorations marking the end of the First […]

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