Thurrock Council slam “half baked” consultation on Lower Thames Crossing

Thurrock Council slam “half baked” consultation on Lower Thames Crossing

AN extraordinary meeting of Thurrock Council has agreed the council’s response to Highways England’s consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing. The three main findings and recommendations presented in the report outlining the council’s response are: · the Consultation Scheme does not meet several of the national and Highways England’s strategic policy tests and design objectives, […]

Thurrock Council pledge to keep libraries open

Thurrock Council pledge to keep libraries open

By Local Democracy Reporter Steve Shaw A COUNCIL has claimed it can avoid closing any of the borough’s libraries despite financial pressures. Thurrock Council plans to guarantee the ten libraries will remain open with some being redeveloped into community hubs which will see other services integrated with the libraries. Among them will be learning facilities, […]

Blogspot: Brexit-We stand at the edge of the precipice

Blogspot: Brexit-We stand at the edge of the precipice

By Myles Cook WE stand at the precipice of political change here in the UK. Brexit has proven itself to be the most divisive political issue of British history and has brought the country to the point of a potentially huge constitutional crisis. Families and friendships have been torn apart by the 2016 EU Referendum […]

Corringham Fire Station to be used by Essex Police

Corringham Fire Station to be used by Essex Police

CLOSER working relationships between the emergency services are being formed with Corringham Fire Station being the second fire station in Essex this year to be used as a ‘co-use’ base. The on-call station is being used as a drop in location for police officers in Thurrock when they are deployed to the area on duty. […]

Leading councillor accuses Thurrock Conservatives of “wilfully sabotaging” defence against Lower Thames Crossing

Leading councillor accuses Thurrock Conservatives of “wilfully sabotaging” defence against Lower Thames Crossing

THE LEADER of the Thurrock Independent group has accused the Thurrock Conservatives of “wilfully sabotaging” Thurrock Council’s defence against Lower Thames Crossing proposals. The Local Plan is the document that lays out the roadmap for building up to 32,000 homes in the borough. All councils have to do this and many are well on their […]

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