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.
MORE than 6,000 square metres of Thurrock’s roads have been upgraded and improved for residents.
LONDON Road, between West Thurrock Way and Mill Lane is set to have two-way traffic lights temporarily in operation to allow for essential works on the gas mains.
A FURTHER 14 prosecutions have been brought against people for not paying their littering fine. The hearings at Basildon Magistrates Court on 3 July saw the 14 people found guilty given a criminal record and ordered to pay a much larger fine. As part of the Thurrock Council’s clean it, cut it, fill it initiative, […]
PORTFOLIO Holder for Education and Health, Cllr James Halden, spoke lastweek, (Tuesday 4 July): “Although the figures are still interim, provisional and all subject to final checks, we are all pleased.”
A South Ockendon woman has been handed £1200 in fines after pleading guilty to offences relating to the section 34 of the Environment Protection Act 1990.
FOLLOWING complaints from residents, Thurrock Council has partnered up with Penham Excel and Essex Police, in a joint effort to tackle illegally parked HGVs in Thurrock.
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CARE homes in Thurrock are leading the way when it comes to the quality of its services – with all 34 provisions in the borough being rated as good or better by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
THE Thurrock Education Awards, which celebrates and recognises the achievements of schools and early years settings in the borough is back once again – and promises to be the best yet.
THURROCK SSP Dance Competition 2017 – schools from Thurrock will battle it out in the NEW Thurrock SSP Dance Competition which is part of the School Games Level 2 competition framework.
THURROCK Council’s annual event to commemorate the British Armed Forces took place earlier today (Monday 26 June) with scores of people joining together outside the Civic Offices in Grays.
A SERIES of “unforeseeable” setbacks, including six vehicle breakdowns, have affected bin collections on 90 of the borough’s 1,400 roads. The delays are largely affecting those who would usually have their bin collected on Tuesday,
VOLUNTEERS in Thurrock were recognised for their dedication and hard work at a special event on Wednesday (14 June), hosted by the Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Tunde Ojetola.
THURROCK Council has brought successful prosecutions against 21 people who did not pay their littering Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN).
CLLR Rob Gledhill, Leader of the Council, has sought to reassure residents following an incident in Aveley on Saturday 10 June which saw Essex Police close the Aveley By-Pass.
THURROCK Council is hosting a meeting later this month (June) which is aimed at exploring what life in the borough is like for lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT+) people.
THURROCK Council’s trading standards officers have been working with partners to provide advice and take action in the community during this year’s ‘Rogue Trader Week’ (8 – 12 May).
THURROCK Council has arranged a book of condolence to be made available to members of the public from Friday 26 May.
New Mayor of Thurrock – Cllr Tunde Ojetola Cllr Tunde Ojetola is the new Mayor of Thurrock following a year of being Thurrock’s Deputy Mayor. He was elected unopposed at Wednesday (24 May) evening’s annual meeting of Thurrock Council. “Thank you to all” was the focus of his acceptance speech recognising the trust the room […]
THURROCK Libraries are celebrating the nationwide ‘Festival of Learning’ between Monday 19 and Thursday 22 June.
There are a number of road closures planned throughout June to allow for community events to take place.
THURROCK Council today (Tuesday 23 May) lowered its flags outside the Civic Offices in Grays as a mark of respect and act of solidarity with the people of Manchester after the horrific attack last night.
THURROCK libraries will once again be celebrating National Bookstart Week from 5 to 9 June 2017 with special ‘Explore Outdoors’ story time sessions in the local community.