Basildon Hospital nurse beats the heat to complete London Marathon

Basildon Hospital nurse beats the heat to complete London Marathon

HAVING battled with freezing temperatures and torrential rain during months of training, Simon Hicks, a nurse at Basildon University Hospital, heroically completed the hottest- on-record London marathon on 22 April. Simon was running his first 26.2 mile event to raise money to enhance care for older patients on Lionel Cosin ward. He set a fundraising […]

Thurrock Sign Off At Ship Lane With A Win

Thurrock Sign Off At Ship Lane With A Win

Thurrock 1 Kingstonian 0 Bostik League Premier Report by Dom Baker   The penultimate game of the season saw the Fleet host a professional game for the very last time. This emotional occasion saw Kingstonian arrive at Ship Lane for the 45th fixture of this Bostik Premier League season. Before kick off the visitors sat […]

Essex Senior League – Saturday 21st April Round-Up

Essex Senior League – Saturday 21st April Round-Up

Essex Senior League Round-Up Report by Peter Dudley / Photo by Philip Lindhurst   Basildon United 3 Woodford Town (2017) 0 The Bees continued their quest for promotion with another three points as they defeated Woodford Town at the Ho Ho Stadium.  All the goals came before half time and the scoring began in the […]

Football: Grays Ath swiftly dealt with by Heybridge

Football: Grays Ath swiftly dealt with by Heybridge

Bostik North Grays Athletic 1 v 4 Heybridge Swifts Blues succumbed to their second successive heavy home defeat this time against promotion chasing Heybridge Swifts, who cruised to an emphatic win and showed why they have been so successful this season. Well organised and with a game plan carried out to the letter, they did […]

Saturday Football Results

Saturday Football Results

Vanarama National League South Gloucester City 3 v 1 East Thurrock United Mid-table battle ends with victory for Gloucester. Bostik Premier Thurrock 1 v 0 Kingstonian A victory in the final ever game at Ship Lane. Bostik North Aveley 1 v 3 AFC Hornchurch (Friday 7.45pm) Promoted Urchins prove unstoppable. Grays Ath 1 v 4 […]

Saturday Football Fixtures

Saturday Football Fixtures

Vanarama National League South Gloucester City v East Thurrock United Both teams are mid-table and will use this as preparation for next season. Bostik Premier Thurrock v Kingstonian The last ever home game for Thurrock. Bostik North AFC Hornchurch v Aveley (Friday 7.45pm) The Millers will want to impress against already promoted Urchins. Grays Ath […]

Football: Classy Dulwich pay tribute to Thurrock

Football: Classy Dulwich pay tribute to Thurrock

Bostik Premier Dulwich Hamlet 2 v 1 Thurrock DESPITE being mired in their own troubles, Dulwich Hamlet paid tribute to Thurrock who will fold at the end of the season before and after Saturday’s Bostik Premier clash. Dulwich, who still have hopes of sneaking the title out of the grasp of big-spending Billericay, didn’t offer […]

Football: East Thurrock pay the penalty against Chelmsford

Football: East Thurrock pay the penalty against Chelmsford

Vanarama National League South East Thurrock United 2 v 4 Chelmsford City AFTER successive wins East Thurrock were brought back down to earth with a disappointing display against Vanarama National South promotion-chasing Chelmsford on Saturday. It was an instantly forgettable performance for home fans from the shot-shy Rocks but Clarets supporters will long remember the […]

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