IRON Age minted coins, a clock and medal, and women’s war uniform have been named Thurrock’s favourite artefacts in a public vote.
Free ADHD training for local schools The ADHD Foundation will be hosting a free training course at the Beehive Centre in Grays on Friday 12 July open to teachers, teaching assistants, sencos or any education professional who work with children with ADHD of any age in the local Thurrock area. The training will cover: What […]
UNFORTUNATELY, most of us will have some experience of mental ill health or even suicide, whether it’s personal experience or supporting a friend or loved one who is struggling.
VISIT Hamleys during the Easter holidays to take part in the Hamleys’ Easter Egg Hunt, which will feature a series of clues hidden across the store. Children who find all the eggs will be in with a chance to win their next Birthday party at the Finest Toy Shop in The World!
Review By Richard Wade THURROCK Choral Society’s 2019 Spring Concert, given recently at Thameside Primary School, Grays, was the first to be conducted by the Society’s new Musical Director, Elspeth Wilkes. She did an excellent job. Elspeth has been the Society’s professional accompanist for some years, but she is also pianist of the London-based Bridgetower […]
WOULD you like to learn a new skill or sharpen an existing skill? Volunteers are needed to make the flags for the Tilbury Carnival project taking place on 20th July 2019? No art experience required.
MAGIC! The Tour, starring accomplished magicians JezO and Doctor Bondini, is set to hit the stage on Saturday, 4 May.
JUST a couple of years ago, Giffards Cross Avenue and Central Avenue were virtually impassable and the community on this private estate was as fractured as it’s roads.
GET To Know on 24th April features curated Queer shorts in response to the inhumane treatment of LGBTQs in Brunei. The last Wednesday of each month TIC Film holds an inclusive, welcoming event for Queers, Binaries and everyone else.
AS part of our films concentrating on people who meet and discuss their lives in Grays, we spoke to Choudury Khalikuv.
THE extraordinary two-storey inverted home offers a zero-gravity style experience as it sits on its head in the amphitheatre just outside House of Fraser.
SOCIAL proscribing is not the snappiest of titles but if it I something that can help thousands of people in Grays, then it has to be praised.
Easter Fete in Purfleet. Full details on poster.
CLEARING plastic pollution was top of the agenda for a willing team of Thurrock teenagers who helped clean up the Thames foreshore at Grays beach on Sunday 7 April, willingly donating their time as part of a national day of community volunteering.
IT’S going to be a REEM affair as The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE) star Joey Essex is set to officially open intu Lakeside’s Flip Out adventure park, this summer.
TEN volunteers from Purfleet joined in the Borough’s Spring Clean Up campaign to clear a 3-400 yard stretch along London Road east of the railway. Over a two hour period on Saturday 50 x sacks of litter and rubbish were collected.
LOCAL charity Thurrock Contact the Elderly have thanked one of their volunteers Jane Penticost.
IT’S all springing into action at intu Lakeside this Easter with a variety of ‘eggstravagant’ activities for all the family from Saturday 6th to Sunday 21st April.
INTU Lakeside will be welcoming Mrs Hinch, Instagram’s cleaning guru, on Saturday 6th April from 2.30pm as she debuts her book signing with WHSmiths.
Friends of Aveley and Kenningtons Parks litter pick. Full details on poster.
BACK by popular demand, Thurrock Adult Community College’s Seated Yoga course is now being offered at St Joseph’s Court in Chadwell St-Mary and Hardie Park Café in Stanford-le-Hope this Spring. If you want to relieve tension, reduce stress, achieve a sense of wellbeing and mindfulness then these are the classes for you!
THIS part of the Grays Lives Project concentrates what a host of community and voluntary organisations are doing at the Beehive in Grays.
AS Women’s History Month draws to a close it’s an important time to recognise how unequal the female sex are still treated. During the month of March, we give a little extra attention to all of the amazing accomplishments of strong, determined and inspirational women. Let us not forget to appreciate and honour the magnificent ladies, that grace our planet.
THE GRAYS Lives project now moves to the Beehive near Argent Street in Grays.