YOUNG Adults on the MINT internship programme, based at Thurrock Adult Community College, will be running a market stall in Grays High Street on Friday 21 June with two teams competing to win the ‘Dragon’s Den’
DADS can travel free this Sunday as Trenitalia-owned train operator c2c celebrates Father’s Day.
HARDIE Park in Stanford-le-Hope are hosting a Community Sports Day and Big Lunch on Sunday 23rd June from 1pm to 5pm. The event is free to attend and has been supported by big local sporting provider
The evolution of obesity By Laura Moxley Rationing began in the 1940s. Restrictions on food allowance was initially hard hitting. Food was bland and relatively tasteless, portion sizes were more than controlled and the opportunity to snack on double helpings of cake and custard were totally non-existent. 1940s Daily, the female of the house would […]
Village Green 2019 Spinning Yarns brings John Hegley, storytellers and poets to Village Green METAL are very pleased to announce that many wonderful stories will be told at this year’s Village Green on 13th July as Spinning Yarns have secured a grant to bring storytellers from across the region to Chalkwell Park for the festival. […]
UP to 3.7 million pensioners who previously received a free TV licence will now have to pay for it.
THE East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) is reminding all secondary schools in the region to sign up to a lifesaving lesson as part of Restart a Heart Day.
A THURROCK resident has been invited as a guest speaker in Southend to talk about the mental health challenges
Festival Leisure launch school promotion to celebrate Basildon New Town’s 70th Anniversary To celebrate Basildon New Town’s 70th anniversary, Festival Leisure Park has launched their ‘Festival in 70 years’ time’ school campaign. To mark this significant milestone, Festival Leisure Park is working in conjunction with Basildon Council inviting local Primary Schools and their pupils to […]
ESSEX Wildlife Trust welcomes the news that the Government is designating a third phase of 41 new Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs). Off the Essex coast this means two new MCZs, Kentish Knock East and Swanscombe in the Thames Estuary.
BROTHERS Oliver Nyland (11 years old) and Theo Nyland (8 years old) made it to the final ten of the Leeds Castle 900th Anniversary ‘BIG 900 Story Writing Challenge’.
IMAGINE a lifetime of free takeaway: your favourite meals from your favourite restaurants, delivered straight to your door for no cost at all. Sounds like it’s too good to be true, right? Not according to Deliveroo.
AS part of Dementia Action Week, YT joined a number of organisations involved in working with people with dementia in a walk around Grays.
OVER 150 runners took part in the Thurrock park run. On a lovely June morning, 155 runners, joggers, walkers completed the 5k course on Orsett Heath.
MORRISON’S Grays is selling a Gingerbread Prince to mark Prince Harry’s first Father’s Day after the birth of the Royal couple’s first child.
IT’S going to be a REEM affair as The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE) star Joey Essex will be opening intu Lakeside’s Flip Out adventure park, this Saturday.
THE Perfect Party for your little ones. Total Pop Party is brand new and exciting for 2019!
Essex Wildlife Trust have partnered with c2c Rail for the launch of the 30 Days Wild nature challenge.
THURROCK Commuters are waking up to something out of the ordinary today, with the song of the nightingale, the UK’s most iconic songbird serenading passengers on the c2c rail network.
THIS Diabetes Week (10-16 June) is a great opportunity to raise awareness of diabetes, the services on offer to support people and their families affected by the condition and find out tips on how to manage diabetes well.
TALENTED young designer Mahdi Hassan from Lansbury Lawrence Primary School in Poplar, East London is the winner of the Royal Opera House Design and Make Competition for Primary Schools.
SUMMER is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate then joining the Hospice at our annual SUMMER FETE. Similar to their all famous Christmas Market, the Summer Fete will be hosted behind the Hospice as well as within surrounding fields and Hospice Garden.
METAL is pleased to host the Artist Village at Village Green again this year. This new sculptural exhibition in Chalkwell Park is the work of four artists who spent time exploring Southend, drawing inspiration from their visits around the town.
Hardie Park to host community sports day. Full details on poster.
Come and discuss Food and Mood in Tilbury. Full details on poster.