THE local branch of Home-Start, a national family support charity, has received a donation of £2,000 from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury.
Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions ask: Are you looking after someone?
ST. Luke’s Hospice are putting out a timely reminder that their One Response, Hospice at Home are all operational over the Christmas New Year period:
ARE you a talented dynamic thinker who is able to turn strategy into operational reality and effect change? One Community’s aim is to help people break through barriers to achieve their potential.
A police officer from Purfleet in Essex has had an early Christmas present by winning a £400 shopping spree at intu Lakeside and hundreds of Willy Wonka sweets that taste like Christmas dinner for his family and friends.
THURROCK Contact the Elderly had the most amazing treat today with a fabulous three course Christmas lunch hosted by Chadwell Scouts, Beavers and Cubs.
ULTRA-low-cost airline WOW air has today announced that it will be moving its London Gatwick service across to London Stansted, effective 31 March 2019.
ESSEX Cultural Diversity Project is pleased to announce that Arooj Khan has been selected for their place-based artist commission in Grays, delivering a new project that starts in February 2019.
INTU Lakeside has partnered with mental health foundation Blurt to provide advice to customers and staff on managing their mental wellbeing over Christmas.
Salvation Army open for Christmas Day. Full details in main body of text.
THE Give a Gift unit came to a close last week having received presents for more than 2,400 Thurrock children in need this Christmas.
TRACEY and Chris Salton from Fobbing, who are independent Cambridge Weight Plan Consultants have recently been awarded a National Award for Excellent Customer Service at a glittering award ceremony beating thousands of other consultants in the UK to the coveted title.
Armistice Day 1918 – Thurrock. The Editor of the Grays & Tilbury Gazette wrote the following article in the issue published on Saturday, Nov 16th , 1918:- “BY THE WAY” “The news of the signing of the armistice was known in London at 10:30 on Monday, and a newspaper was purchased in Fleet Street containing […]
A CHARITY golf day has raised an amazing £4,053.63 for Basildon University Hospital’s Breast Unit Fund (BUST) and event organiser, Allan Brodie, presented the cheque to Breast Unit staff on 21 November.
FOLLOWING on from the last article, I said that Caspian Way had the most properties sold in the RM19 Purfleet postcode. I still felt that this information wasn’t telling the whole story, as some roads in Purfleet have more properties on them than others. I promised that I would compare the average number of properties sold by the actual number of properties on that street.
THURROCK Museum, based in the Thameside Complex in Grays, will reflect on the major events which took place during the First World War with their new exhibition ‘The War Year’running until Friday 28 December.
OFELIA, aged 11, from St. Thomas of Canterbury School, Grays has been chosen as the winner of Euro MP Alex Mayer’s Christmas Card competition.
Tilbury Community Gospel Choir Christmas service. Full details on poster.
GIANT PLAYMOBIL vehicles are being rolled out at intu Lakeside before Christmas to bring the famous toy brand to life for children in Essex. They will have the chance of becoming a real-life PLAYMOBIL character by choosing between a police or fire car in which to cruise the malls as part of their family’s day […]
THURROCK CVS are excited to announce they will be hosting the 2019 Voluntary Sector Conference celebrating 5 years of Asset Based Community Development in Thurrock and will include guest speaker Cormac Russell.
THE local NHS – or ‘Elf service’ across mid and south Essex – is supporting people to stay well this winter in a new campaign that our own pixie pal, “Ivanna Livewell” shares advice and support to help combat winter illness.
THE Friends of Pioneer, the PTA for Tilbury Pioneer Academy, were unable to hold their Christmas event this year so to raise funds they are holding a Grand Christmas Raffle!
MORRISONS Grays is to hand out free fruit to children in its London Road store, to prevent unsold fruit being thrown away, to offer young people one of their five-a-day, and to help make the shopping trip easier for busy parents.
BOOZE, drugs, boats and the River Thames don’t mix. That’s the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) Christmas message to all river boat operators, as well as members of the public.