THURROCK Council’s children’s service has been rocked by the death of another child in its care while the children’s care service has been described as ‘in melt down.’ reports the Thurrock Independent.
THURROCK Independents chairman Allen Mayes has called for Conservative Cllr Watkins, Cabinet Member for Environment to stand down and for Thurrock Council to hold an immediate review of the magnetic dust in Tilbury, after the Tory-run Council admits misleading the public about “no direct risk to health”.
THURROCK Council is carrying out a programme of target hardening on sites which have been used for illegal incursions.
PLANS to open a new secondary school in Thurrock in September have been shelved.
TESTS to determine if a metallic dust plaguing Tilbury is harmful to people’s health have not been carried out despite assurances from a councillor.
YOUNG people being placed in unregulated accommodation in Thurrock from London cannot be adequately protected from drugs gangs running county lines in the county, councillors have been told.
STOP Hate UK provides emotional support, as well as advice and information on staying safe in the home or in the community. It also helps with guidance on how to navigate the criminal justice system, as well as how to hold statutory and other bodies to account.
THE Returning Officer for Thurrock Council has today published the Notice of Election for the Aveley and Uplands by-election.
THURROCK Council plans to freeze council tax for next year and provide more cash for community policing and regeneration.
POLICE officers working across Essex are currently owed almost ten thousand rest days and have lost more than 1,500 hours to overtime, it has been revealed. The statistics outlined in a freedom of information request reveal that officers are owed 9,512 rest days – the equivalent of 26 years and around three days per officer. […]
AVELEY and Uplands residents have been let down recently with the Tory administration spending £10 million on a new council chamber whilst supporting the closure of Orsett Hospital claims Labour.
FORD has said a no-deal Brexit would be catastrophic for the firm’s manufacturing operations in the UK and that it would do “whatever is necessary” to protect its business.
MORE than nine out of ten adults in the East of England (92%) back regulation of social networks to make tech firms legally responsible for protecting children, a new NSPCC survey has revealed. Almost six out of ten adults in the East (59%) do not think social networks protect children from sexual grooming, and 55 […]
BREXIT is impacting the way that health care providers are planning for a major disaster, NHS papers have revealed.
THURROCK Council’s planning team has been recognised as one of the best in the country after being announced as a finalist at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2019.
THURROCK Council is launching a hard-hitting campaign to let fly-tippers know that their criminal behaviour will not be tolerated in the borough.
PROFESSIONALS and community groups gathered together today (Friday 8 February) to tackle obesity throughout Thurrock at the borough’s first Whole Systems Obesity Summit.
THURROCK Neighbourhood Watch have released a 2019 New Year calendar.
ESSEX fire and rescue service has admitted concerns that it was unable to recruit a single black, Asianor minority ethnic person in its first round to recruit full time fighters in nine years.
THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle-Price has warned that social media executives could face arrest over self harm images which have become as dangerous as grooming.
WITH only 50 days to go before Brexit on the 29th of March, the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) has urged the small business community to examine every part of their operations so they can prepare for a withdrawal from the European Union.
A CHILD services department criticised following the death of a child plans to change the way it works.
TIM Aker said: “It is with great sadness that I resign from my role as ward councillor for Aveley and Uplands. As is well known I was born and raised in Aveley and have huge affection for the place. To be elected twice as Councillor for Aveley and Uplands was a great honour.
ASPIRING construction workers in Thurrock are being encouraged to sign up for a new skills programme.