CHILDREN and staff at Stanford-le-Hope Primary School have been busy raising a massive £1340 for Allergy Awareness UK.
FOR this season’s laugh a minute production, Thurrock Court Players has chosen Peter Gordon’s wonderfully timed Out of Focus. The award winning group decided on the piece after just one read through. The vicar’s wife has taken over the church hall bookings and manages, on one night, to welcome a brownie pack on an all […]
THERE are three care homes within Thurrock so, this is very much a local cause. They provide excellent care for our elderly citizens and rely solely on charitable donations. Please dig deep!
It is the Great Old Ship Inn Treasure Hunt in Aveley. Full details on poster.
TRENTALIA-owned train operator c2c is running more services, longer trains and providing free travel for runners this Sunday to help everyone enjoy the London Marathon.
A Music student from South Essex College is hoping to hit the big time with his band, BILK.
JOIN us at the Lightship Café, in Grays Beach Park, this Friday (20th of April) and get ready to be pampered.
HIDDEN Gems, Thurrock’s celebration of Creativity, Community and Culture delivered by Thurrock CVS and Creative Blast has continued apace over the Easter Holidays with various free, fun and engaging creative activities for local people.
ARE you running the London Marathon on Sunday? As we do every year, we want to give as much publicity as possible to our runners. On the day, we will be charting the progress of runners as they go through the 5KM splits. Simon Howarth contacted us to tell us his story. Simon said: ” […]
Thurrock Adult Community College to offer lipreading classes
A BIG-voiced youngster is carrying the south Essex flag in another Saturday night TV talent showcase.
WITH the success of their Italian language courses recently, Thurrock Adult Community College proudly announces their first ‘Italian Movie Night’ on Wednesday 6 June from 6.30 to 9.30pm at the Grays Adult Education Centre.
New Thurrock Heritage Plaques As part of the Thurrock Local History Society’s HLF funded project, there will be new Thurrock Heritage plaques voted for by the public. An extensive “long list” of possible candidates nominated by various individuals, was whittled down to a short list of five by a panel of three people – Hazel […]
A CHAFFORD Hundred woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer five years ago is holding a tennis-a-thon to say thank you to the hospital that treated her.
A POPULAR Indian restaurant in Grays raised £1250 for Haven’s Hospice. The New Delhi on Orsett Road in Grays held the special charity night at the popular restaurant last Saturday (April 7th). Restaurant owner Shumon Rahman said: “We would like to thank everyone that attended the charity event. With everyone’s help, I’m please to say […]
DJ Tony at The Old Ship Inn, Aveley. Full details on poster.
Shedders, skills and smart cars THE Men’s Shed project at Hardie Park in Stanford le hope are hosting a Classic Car and Craft event to raise funds for the growing venture. The event will take place on Sunday 15th April between 10am and 4pm and consists of a classic car display, craft stalls, food, drink […]
KICK OFF SPRING IN OPTIMUM HEALTH: WELL PHARMACY STIFFORD CLAYS SUPPORT ‘KNOW YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE DAY’ WITH FREE CHECKS FOR THE COMMUNITY WHEN most people think of their local chemist, they think prescriptions. And they’d be right. Well pharmacy, the UK’s largest independent chain, help over 600,000 people with their prescriptions every week. But this […]
TO those of you who have been involved in the Hidden Gems project so far: Thank you! We’ve had a fantastic response and engagement with our workshops, festival, gig and community conversations events.
DO you find it hard to do the things that you know you should be doing? Do your low confidence levels and fear of failure hold you back? Are you a community or organisation who would like to have your team/staff inspired to achieve greatness?
IMPULSE Leisure’s Corringham centre was overran by local Scouts last week. Boys and girls from the 1st Thors Oaks Scouts, took part in “LET’S MOVE”, a global campaign that sees participants donate their physical exercise for a good cause.
Magic charity night for Romford Hospital. Full details on poster.
THE WEATHER was cold, wet and grey so no surprises that only five of the hardy team braved the elements.
STAFF at Gable Hall school in Corringham have praised their star pupil, Ruti, after she won ITV’s The Voice.