RESIDENTS in Marine Court and River Court, Purfleet are now live with the fastest broadband service in the UK, thanks to a partnership between Thurrock Council and Hyperoptic, the UK’s largest residential gigabit broadband provider.
THE successful social enterprise event, Thurrock Soup, returns to Grays for its fifth event on Friday 13 October.
THURROCK Council began a review on the single person discount available for Council Tax in late 2016 and after a year of the campaign, the Council has found 921 incorrect Single Person Discount (SPD)
THIS summer sporting fever came to Tilbury with the inaugural ‘Tilbury Olympic Games’ with over 40 local young people taking part.
THE Red Ensign flag has been raised outside Civic Offices to mark this year’s Merchant Navy Day.
A number of road closures are planned to allow for road resurfacing and cycleway improvements around the borough.
THURROCK Council’s Trading Standards team is keeping Thurrock safe by stopping a record number of unsafe items reaching consumers in the UK. National Trading Standards provides funding to the team, allowing them to focus on preventing unsafe goods from entering the UK via London Gateway and Tilbury ports. Between April and June 2017, 63 consignments […]
LONDON Road low pressure gas works finished last week (Friday 25 August) – seven days earlier than anticipated – after hitting unforeseen issues accessing pipework.
PORTFOLIO Holder for Highways and Transport, Cllr Brian Little, said: “We know how important the condition of roads are to residents and we are working hard to repair potholes.
THURROCK Council’s Customer Services team successfully passed an audit with flying colours to achieve the Customer Contact Association Global Standard – version 6.
WORK continues to re-establish the library service and Bata Heritage Centre Museum in East Tilbury but residents can still access lots of services. A small library service is being run in East Tilbury Village Hall every Thursday and Friday from 10am to 3.30pm. Baby Rhyme time continues at 11am and the Knit and Natter group […]
REPORTS of the new park at the St Chads site in Tilbury not being cleaned have been addressed by the Council Leader. Cllr Rob Gledhill, Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Housing said: “I had been made aware of a number of concerns about the St Chads site from block booking by London […]
WORK is set to start on a new single point of contact for perpetrators of domestic abuse , thanks to funding from the Home Office.
IN an extra precautionary measure, Thurrock Council began undertaking external cladding surveys this week as part of its enhanced fire safety checks.
IN a new partnership, Corringham Library will be playing host to being a food drop-off point for local charity – Foodbank.
PORTFOLIO Holder for Highways and Transport, Cllr Brian Little has been keeping a close eye on gas works taking place in London Road, Grays.
THURROCK Council’s Counter Fraud and Investigation (CFID) team were invited to talk via Skype as a keynote speaker at the 7th Annual National Public Sector Fraud and Corruption Congress meeting last month (26 – 27 July).
THURROCK Council, in partnership with the Safer Essex Roads Partnership, joined together on Saturday (29 July) for another successful effort to ensure Thurrock’s roads stay safe.
THE Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK and recognises groups providing a social, economic or environmental service to the local community.
EIGHT brand new ride-on mowers have been delivered to Thurrock Council in time for grass cutting in parks and open spaces over the summer.
COALHOUSE Fort in East Tilbury has a range of fun and interactive activities for a range of ages this summer like becoming a pirate to go on an adventure around the good ship Coalhouse.
DETAILED plans for 214 new homes, a new public open space, car parking and associated infrastructure works close to Lakeside shopping centre have been unanimously approved by Thurrock Council’s planning committee.
THE owner of Nancy’s Sandwich Bar in East Tilbury has been ordered to pay £2,353 for failure to comply with food safety legislation.
ALAN Layfield, a waste operative who manages the Grays High Street and surrounding areas, has been thanked and congratulated after his quick thinking saved a local house from going up in flames.