Approximately one in every 250 people in the East of England has familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), a potentially deadly inherited condition which, if undiagnosed, can cause people to die from a heart attack at an early age. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) figures suggest that FH affects around 24,500 people in the East of England and […]
WOULD your business like the opportunity to share its experiences with Nwes? If so, they are looking for innovative guest speakers who would be interested in sharing their story to a small audience over breakfast.
FASCINATING TALK on Tilbury’s association with Gravesend railways.
THE Fobbing and Corringham WI will be meeting at the Village Hall, Springhouse Road, Corringham on Tuesday February 21 at 2.30pm.
A BIG-hearted Stanford resident is undertaking a number of acts of charitable kindness across the area. Paul Luke has started the “Stanford Le Hope and Surrounding Area Fundraising Team”. Paul said: “I started my fundraising team just under two years ago and have since raised nearly £25,000 for a number of local groups and charities. […]
TWO patients at the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre (CTC) have been implanted with the world’s smallest pacemaker, in the first procedures of this type to be carried out in the East of England. The cutting edge devices are less than one tenth of the size of a conventional pacemaker, and do not require a lead to […]
AS there is no Village Beach in Thurrock this year, we thought you might want to travel down the coast to this event in Southend.
THE hard-working people at The Dream Factory are busy organising a Sing Along Knees Up Event on Sunday 5 March 2017 at the Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel between 6.00pm and 10.30pm. The event which is back by popular demand, will feature fabulous Pearlie Kings and Queens, as well as The Souled Out Brothers, who will […]
A perennial delight and a much-loved classic, The Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty combines the best of classical ballet, with all its charms and virtuosity, splendid music and talented dancers.
SHARED Lives is coming to Thurrock and ategi – an experienced provider of Shared Lives – is looking to recruit a Manager to set up the Scheme and lead the recently recruited staff team.
WE heard the Risky Notes made quite an impression when they last played Thurrock. The locals at The Ship in Grays danced and sung the night away, with incredible applause and comments.
ORSETT Hall is renowned as being one of the top destinations for Afternoon Tea in Essex! Our award-winning Head Chef, Robert Pearce regularly changes the menu to suit the seasons and both our Traditional Afternoon Tea and Champagne Afternoon Teas are as popular as ever.
DONATE one thousand items of food in just one day. That’s the challenge Thurrock Foodbank has set to the residents of Fobbing. And collection day is Saturday 11th March.
Thurrock Local History Society lecture 20 January 2017 My life as a theatrical costumier by Ann Hardy The Society welcomed back Ann Hardy for our January lecture. Ann had always wanted to be a dressmaker, following her mother, and completed a four year apprenticeship with Marshall & Snelgrove who made bespoke clothing, nowadays only made […]
A SOUTH OCKENDON nursery that was told it needed to improve has been praised by education watchdog Ofsted. Headstart Nursery in Darenth Lane, South Ockendon was inspected in January, 2017. The report stated: The management team has made significant improvements since the last inspection. The managers are constantly evaluating the provision to make further improvements. […]
ART and Design students at South Essex College have created bespoke items to be used by an up-market hotel chain.
MEMBERS of a social care team have marked the death of a much-loved colleague by raising almost £1,000 in her memory. Linda Chandler died last October and to mark her passing colleagues in Thurrock Council’s Adult Social Care team organised a variety of activities over the Christmas period and they have donated the proceeds to […]
THE most romantic of holidays is just around the corner. But don’t let the date turn sour by forgetting a gift for your loved one… Here to help is intu Lakeside’s Senior Personal Stylist, Carlene Noel, the lady to listen to for all things Valentine’s Day.
Full House Theatre will stage dance theatre performance Where The River Runs this February for Thurrock school children and families – for free. Where The River Runs is a captivating piece of dance for children aged 4+. It’s the simple story of a stranger trying to cross a river and what happens when water comes […]
THIS February Half Term, children visiting the Grays Shopping Centre, will be ‘invited to walk on the wild side!
FOSTERING February is now well underway with Children First. It is part of a profile raising campaign shared with www.fostercarers.com Children First along with the other agencies
THE contenders have been announced for the 2017 RoNAs (Romantic Novel Awards) and the overall, most prestigious, award – The Goldsboro Books Romantic Novel of the Year Award. Prue Leith, restaurateur, caterer, journalist, broadcaster, cookery writer and author,
You are invited to our ‘Love your Community’ event taking place on Wednesday 22 February at 2.00pm to 5.00pm at the Tilbury Community Association in the centre of the Civic Square in Tilbury Town.
Dear Editor, Safer Internet Day 2017 is marked on Tuesday 7th February and the NSPCC welcomes the campaign. We are working extremely hard in partnership with O2 to give children the best chance to stay safe online. To children, online friends are real friends and online life is real life. There’s no difference and there […]