RECENTLY, we went down to the Seabrooke Rise Community House in Grays to speak to Kirsty Eaton and her team who are part of an organisation called Reach Out For Mental Health.
RECENTLY, we conducted a series of Grays Lives interviews at the Mangal Turkish restaurant on Orsett Road, Grays.
AS part of our Grays Lives project, we have conducted a number of interviews at the Old Courthouse business hub in Grays.
OUR final interview as part of the Grays Athletic fans telling us of their hopes and dreams of returning to the area centres on veteran fan David Seaman.
AS part of the Grays Lives Project, we have been visiting businesses that work out of the Old Courthouse in the heart of Grays.
AS part of our Grays Lives Project, we have also been interviewing a number of Grays Athletic fans.
THERE are some people you could listen to all day. Andrew Blakey is one of them. He has been one of the pioneers who has borough the Riverside Community Big Local scheme to fruition. A man who truly believes in the future of Grays. Andrew is undoubtedly a man of faith and belief but he […]
AS part of our interviews conducted at the Mangal restaurant on Orsett Road in Grays, we interviewed Bakhtiar Ahmed. He I sone of a group of men who gather at the restaurant to discuss life.
AS part of our Grays Lives Project, we interviewed a number of Grays Athletic supporters who want to see they beloved football team come back to the town.
A FEW times a week, a number of residents meet up at the Mangal restaurant on Orsett Road, in Grays. They discuss a whole host of issues, as friends do. YT sat down with the group and interviewed a number of the group. We discussed a whole host of subjects, from cars to coriander. We […]
A FEW times a week, a number of residents meet up at the Mangal restaurant on Orsett Road, in Grays. They discuss a whole host of issues, as friends do.
THE GRAYS Lives project has focussed mainly on interviewing people who live and/or work in the Grays area. We have filmed over thirty interviews so far and have another fifty to go. But on Saturday we visited the “Bring Grays Athletic Back Home” stall on the high street and spoke to supporter Jeff Hedley. After […]
AT THE NEW Year, Cheryl Johnson was awarded the British Empire Medal in recognition of the impact and achievements of the charity she co-founded.
GRAYS resident, Vera Plumridge has been a doyen of the music scene for decades.
GRAYS resident, Myles Cook has been one of our longest serving contributors. Many of his blog-posts have centred on the subject of depression but there are also many others that cover a wide variety of subjects.
AS part of our Grays Lives project, we interviewed up and coming footballer, Haneeka. Not only is she on the cusp of the England team but she is a leading light in the development of the Grays Athletic under-14 side.
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?
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.
MANY people will know Stoyan Georgiev and wife, Simona as the team behind the cafe in the Thameside Theatre.
THE Grays Riverside Big Local group held open house today (Sunday, 23 September) to talk about their work, share successes and look forward.
FOR the past eight years, Grove Road resident, Mike Stone was a local councillor. From potholes to planning, he dealt with issues that concerned the lives of Grays residents.
In the last five years, Eddie has been racing in competitions ranging from 10 kilometres to the full marathon.
Come and find out all about the Grays Riverside Community Big Local. Full details on poster.
EVA Rees love to be creative. You can catch Eva down at the Thurrock Writers Circle or with fellow painters at The Beehive in Grays. Where does the eighty-year-old William Street resident get her energy from? We spent a few hours in the company of Eva to talk about her influences and how they have […]