THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle-Price has responded to calls for public sector pay by reminding her constituents that “We continue to live beyond our means”.
THE SHADOW chancellor of the exchequer, John McDonnell is set to campaign in Thurrock today (Monday).
MENTAL health affects us all in one way or another – that means everyone needs to come together in our local areas if we are to deliver the step change we need by 2021.
Mr. Perrin’s blog; A Word in Your Ear. Direct Democracy or Despotic Democracy? AT the April, 2017 Thurrock Council Cabinet Meeting the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Legal Services, introduced his report titled “Communication Strategy 2017-20”. Cllr Hebb stated; “The Council wants to be regarded by its residents, peers and partners as ambitious for Thurrock […]
HEALTH bosses in Essex have decided not to go ahead with plans which campaigners argued would downgrade two accident and emergency departments reports the BBC.
POLICE-recorded crime has risen by 10% across England and Wales – the largest annual rise for a decade – according to the Office of National Statistics reports The Guardian.
RWE is taking the first steps in putting a planning application together in order to build a 2.5 gigawatt gas power plant in Tilbury.
THURROCK Labour has mocked claims by Councillor Rob Gledhill, the Tory Leader of Thurrock Council, that concerns about the untidy state of Thurrock were “Fake News”.
Silk River film prompts panel discussion on ‘The importance of place and community in traditional arts’
Silk River film prompts panel discussion on ‘The importance of place and community in traditional arts’ 20 July 2017, Kolkata: As part of the UK India Year of Culture, UK and Indian artists have been working together to produce ten large silk flags, during a residential workshop in Murshidabad, as part of the Silk River […]
CLLR Tolson did a sterling job..however, due to a number of family pressures, Cllr Tolson asked me to find a replacement who could dedicate the time needed to drive forward the environmental service.
OVER 60 business men and women attended a Twilight Networking Event organised by the Essex Chambers of Commerce at The Roslin Hotel in Thorpe Bay.
THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle-Price rose on the floor of the House of Commons to answer questions on crisis pregnancies. Question Maria Caulfield Conservative, Lewes To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he plans to increase funding for the provision of practical support to women facing crisis pregnancies who want to keep their child. […]
STEPHEN Metcalfe, MP for South Basildon & East Thurrock, has committed his support to help Cancer Research UK save more lives locally and across the UK as a whole.
A council led fly-tipping review panel – focusing on alleyways – will be set up to look at what action can be taken to tackle the issue after ongoing complaints from residents.
THURROCK Council have apologised after sending a letter that threatened to charge residents for a care line.
MYSTERY continues to surround the departure of the Environment boss from Thurrock’s ruling Tory party Cabinet. At the July meeting of the Cabinet,
THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle-Price rose on the floor of the House of Commons in a debate on organ donation. The MP said: “It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Buck. I thank all Members who have participated in this debate. Organ donation has been such an established practice in the NHS for […]
THE councillor in charge of the borough’s purse strings has announced that the council is “living within it’s means” as he made his annual financial report.
THE LEADER of Thurrock Council has detailed what further action the council has taken regarding safety at the borough’s tower blocks.
HERE IS our film of the Thurrock Council Cabinet meeting from Wednesday July 12th, 2017. Over the next few days, we will be breaking the film down into issue size pieces as quote a large number of issues were being discussed.
A GROUP of sheltered housing residents attended Thurrock council’s cabinet meeting on Wednesday (12th July) with Labour councillor Barbara Rice.
BORDER security weaknesses have been identified at all sea ports including the port of Tilbury reports the BBC. The Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration said half of the small ports, marinas and wharfs had not been visited by the Border Force for more than a year, and reported a shortage of staff able to […]
THE THURROCK councillor in charge of litter and bins has herself been binned. A brief announcement was made at a cabinet meeting last night (Wednesday). Homesteads councillor, Pauline Tolson had been in charge of environment since the Conservatives came back into power in May 2016. Cllr Tolson spearheaded “Clean It Cut It Fill It”, a […]
STEPHEN Metcalfe, local MP for South Basildon & East Thurrock has again stepped up his campaign to get everyone to play by the same rules.