DESIGNED to help businesses who have suffered increases in rate liability following revaluation, the scheme will assist local businesses who have been worst affected.
A MAN has been ordered to pay more than £7,000 in fines, compensation and costs after he admitted leaving mixed commercial waste on land owned by Thurrock Council. Billy Prince illegally dumped the waste at a compound located on land at Stanford Road, Stanford-le-Hope, Essex in May 2015. The compound is used to store street […]
THURROCK Council, in consultation with the Royal British Legion Society (RBLS) and the World War One Commemorative Events Committee, will be replacing two trees near the Grays Cenotaph with new lower level planting.
THURROCK Council’s Public Health team says switching to e-cigs could be a way to love your lungs!
THURROCK Council will shortly receive 28 new bin lorries to replace its current ageing fleet. Thurrock primary school children were invited to enter a competition to name the new vehicles.
DURING the latter part of last week, Highways England – through their contractor ‘Connect Plus’ – has been undertaking some grounds maintenance along the A1089 in Tilbury.
TWO people have been fined for spitting as Thurrock Council’s anti-social behaviour crackdown continues.
THURROCK Council has announced a new free permit scheme for residents using a van or trailer at the East Tilbury ‘Tip’ for domestic waste.
THURROCK Council is once again backing a national campaign to get half a million people out and about tidying up their local communities between 2 and 4 March 2018.
THURROCK Council has decided to exempt young care leavers from Council tax, help the most vulnerable leavers get onto the property ladder as well as help them with a range of support from education to debt advice in an innovative shake up of its aftercare service.
IN the last three days, thieves have stolen 16 gully covers from Thurrock’s roads creating, dangerous conditions for pedestrians, cyclists and road users.
THURROCK Council’s Cabinet heard last night (Wednesday 7 February) that the Capital Spending Programme will be designed and implemented to help make residents, businesses and visitors even more proud of Thurrock. Portfolio Holder for Finance, Cllr Shane Hebb (dubbed the Iron Chancellor by hs colleagues) spoke after the meeting and said: “The report tonight gave […]
New Council Homes as Belmont Road Development gets the go ahead COUNCILLORS unanimously agreed at Full Council last week (Wednesday 31 January) to fund Thurrock Regeneration Limited (TRL) to deliver 80 new homes and bungalows at Belmont Road, Grays, a scheme which will include 28 new council houses. The new approach to funding new Council […]
THURROCK Council’s Fraud Service has uncovered and brought to justice a former housing officer after it was found she was helping people she knew unfairly access council housing.
THE Thurrock Business Conference took place on Thursday 25 January 2018 providing support and inspiration for Thurrock businesses. Over 100 local businesses attended the event held at the Civic Hall, Grays.
LETTERS will be making their way to residents this week announcing two new providers delivering home care in Thurrock.
THURROCK will be “an ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future”. This is the new vision for Thurrock as agreed at Full Council on Wednesday 31 January.
WATES Living Space has successfully secured a contract to work with Thurrock Council for a further three years on its Transforming Homes programme.
WORK on Thurrock’s first Integrated Medical Centre will take a significant first step as site surveys get underway.
I Believe in Unicorns – Michael Morpurgo’s Tuesday, 20 February 2018 – 4:30pm to Wednesday, 21 February 2018 – 1:00pm Olivier Award nominated Wizard Presents brings best-selling children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s treasured story to life. This intimate show is set in a library full of books that hold more than stories within their pages. It […]
THE results of the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index revealed that Thurrock Council moved up 135 places in the official index ranking – an increase of 31% compared to results from 2016.
OVER 100 people, young and old, braved the cold weather last week (Friday 26 January) at the Palmer’s Rest Garden in High View Avenue to pay their respects and mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
LITTER offenders who spoil the borough and don’t pay their fine will still face a criminal record, Thurrock’s Leader of the Council has warned.
MORE than 100 nominations for the 2018 Thurrock Civic Awards have been received.