THEY used to say: “What did you do in the war daddy?” In 2018, we may well ask, what did you do to commemorate the centenary of The Great 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 […]
IT’S Get Online Week where Thurrock residents are being encouraged to see how it feels when you Try 1 thing – use the internet to do just one thing you’d normally do in a shop or bank, in a doctor’s or chemist, or even over the phone. Joseph Price, Course Leader for IT & Digital Skills at Thurrock Adult Community College (TACC)
HIDDEN is set on a beach in Hayling Island one cold February day. It’s the story of Alix, a white 14 year-old British girl and Samir, a young Iraqi refugee.
EXCITING news about a new community space soon to open in the Thameside Complex in Grays Thurrock.
CONTACT the Elderly’s fabulous intrepid explorers Gregg and Will, who walked a challenging 190 miles from Glasgow to Inverness to raise money for Thurrock CTE presented their fabulous, amazing donation of £2,662.25 at their Thurrock Contact the Elderly Quiz night.
Popular Christmas Fayre set to return to Horndon-on-the-Hill. Full details on poster.
TO mark World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Thurrock Adult Community College (TACC) organised a Tea and Talk event, raising over £200 for the Mental Health Foundation. Their social area at the college in Richmond Road, Grays was transformed into a hub of practical information
FLYING Tiger Copenhagen is excited to announce it’s set to open its doors at intu Lakeside this October, bringing its fun shopping experience and award-winning Danish designs to one of the largest shopping centres in Europe.
Meeting to discuss public health in Aveley. Full details on poster.
YOUNG people are turning their backs on alcohol, a new study has suggested. Researchers looked at official health data from the last decade and found almost a third of 16 to 24-year-olds in 2015 said they didn’t drink, compared with around one in five in 2005. Non-drinking was found across a broad range of groups, […]
TONY CHUBB has an encyclopaedic knowledge of life in Grays from the 1930’s onwards. Much of our interview centres on his time in the number of cinemas that existed back then. A golden age?
MORRISONS Grays is launching an eight chilli rated curry – the Flaming Fiery Phaal – after listening to Morrisons ‘curry regular’ customers, who voiced complaints that the supermarket’s Volcanic Vindaloo wasn’t hot enough.
WW1 Exhibition set for the Thameside. Full details on poster.
Walton Hall Market to host Christmas Market. Full details on poster.
Thurrock Local History Society My time on the beat – when policeman had feet by Peter Layzell 21 Sep 2018 FOR our first lecture of the season we invited ex policeman Peter Layzell to give a talk on what it was like to be on the beat in the Essex Police. He had started […]
How to Deal With Mental Health Discrimination at Work The 10th October 2018 is World Mental Health Day which is designed to educate, raise awareness and remove the stigma of mental health. Mental health issues affect millions of people across the country and impact businesses and employees alike. Five million working days were lost due to work-related […]
Thurrock artist set to host exhibition. Full details on poster.
Noah notches up £100’s in Chafford Treasure Hunt NOAH Goldsmith, 10, Diana Close in Chafford Hundred, has raised hundreds of pounds for two charities in his third year of fundraising. The impressive youngster has raised over £1000 in the last three years for different charities but this year choose to support the local Mayor’s charity […]
THE next Grays Beachcomber Litter Pick will be held on Sunday 7th October from 10:30 to 12:00 meeting at the Thurrock Yacht Club in Thames Road. Once again this will be followed by a free bacon roll and a drink in the Lightship Cafe.
CRUISE and Maritime Voyages invite you to their Charity Quiz and Bingo Night at the London Cruise Terminal.
LINDA Stewart loves to sing. From her early days as a child, through to singing at care homes and now singing as part of Royal Opera House Community Chorus.
LONDON fragrance experts since 1973, Molton Brown, are expanding their store portfolio signing up with intu to open a 64.3 sqm boutique at intu Lakeside this October.
FOLLOWING on from the hugely successful launch in 2017, shops and businesses at intu Lakeside will once again support the National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour week.