AS the nights become darker and the weather gets a little colder, volunteers across lots of organisations have been busy making the final preparations for the much anticipated ‘Give a Gift’ project at intu Lakeside.
THERE has been mis-guided discussion about these plans, in particular the cost but I should be clear, much of this money has been set aside as capital expenditure
MORE than 26,000 square metres of Thurrock’s roads have been improved since August claims Thurrock Council
THURROCK residents will now only need one number to call for their health and social care needs.
JACKSON Live in Concert has to be the most accurate and exciting tribute to the King of Pop to have ever toured UK theatres. Presented by Sweeney Entertainments,
A relaxed concert designed especially for young families and those with children with additional needs will be performed at Ockendon Academy and Studio School in Erriff Drive, Thurrock, on Saturday November 11.
THIS October half term saw a Thurrock “Street Football” tournament bring together 49 young people from across the borough. It all took place at the Riverside Youth Centre in Tilbury, where teams representing Purfleet, Grays, West Thurrock, Aveley, and Tilbury competed against each other to be crowned Thurrock’s best.
PURFLEET Centre Regeneration Limited ( PCRL ) is pleased to announce that Swan Housing Association is now the joint venture partner in PCRL for the delivery of a major £1bn housing led regeneration scheme at Purfleet in Thurrock.
PLANS for a £7 million refurbishment of the Thurrock Council offices are set to be put forward by the ruling Conservative administration.
“Thurrock Council would like to apologise after some housing tenants received letters this week giving incorrect rent information.
THURROCK Council has begun a pilot of self-compacting litter bins.
A CROSS party panel set up to review applications for communities to improve their environment has approved ten applications totaling over £200,000.
THURROCK Council is being congratulated for receiving the SOCITM 2017 award for Citizen Engagement.
THURROCK Council and Kent County Council have announced the award of a new long term contract for the operation of the Tilbury to Gravesend passenger ferry service.
THURROCK Council is supporting residents across the borough for when Universal Credit goes live this Wednesday (25th October 2017).
LANDLORDS of houses of multiple occupation [HMOs} and commercial dwellings with flats above shops faced a surprise earlier this month (Tuesday 3 October) during a council crackdown.
THE LEADER of Thurrock Council has praised the work of his Trading Standards team after a trader in Grays Shopping Centre was fined for selling illegal fags.
EARLIER this month (7 October) Grays Library transformed into a ‘Fun Palace’ (Funpalaces.co.uk) to celebrate national Fun Palace weekend.
Tilbury Masterplan Unveiled A new Masterplan to transform Tilbury and provide homes, jobs and facilities to residents has been approved. Short-medium term plans – which were approved at last week’s Cabinet meeting (Wednesday 11 October) include enhancing the Civic Square with new public areas, new homes, greater jobs and skills support and an Integrated Medical […]
GIVE a Gift is returning for the second year this Christmas to help give presents to children in need in Thurrock.
THURROCK’S libraries have announced a number of free, fun-filled events to keep children entertained
GRANGEWATERS activity and education centre in South Ockendon is offering an exciting range of fun-filled
THE 13th Thurrock Civic Awards were launched last week at the council’s Cabinet meeting (11 October)
Thurrock Writers Festival 2017 Saturday, 28 October 2017 – 9:30am to 2:30pm Celebrate creative writing and be inspired to write by joining us for workshops at the Thurrock Writers Festival. There will be 4 workshops on Saturday 28 October, at Grays library. 9:30am to 10:30am – Sharon Atkinson Writer’s block? Inspiration and prompts to beat […]