Monday, February 26, 2024


Ukraine two years on – DEC appeal reaches 6.9 million people affected by the conflict thanks to British donations

THE Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) today announced that generous UK donations to its Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal have allowed its member charities and their local...

Sainsbury’s Birmingham and Essex lorry drivers strike threat over outsourcing

AROUND 500 Sainsbury’s lorry drivers based in Essex and Birmingham are being balloted for strike action over attempts to outsource their jobs. The workers, members...




Ministers confirm plan to ban use of mobile phones in schools in England

MINISTERS have confirmed plans to ban the use of mobile phones in English schools, releasing guidance for headteachers which some unions said included practices...


Thames Enterprise Park welcomes Mayor of Thurrock to mark regeneration milestone

THE Mayor of Thurrock, Councillor Sue Little, visited Thames Enterprise Park (Tuesday 6 February) to recognise the start of another phase of deconstruction work...
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Football: Aveley take vital point away at Torquay

National League South Torquay 2 v 2 Aveley MILLERS came back from two goals down to rescue a point against Torquay United in the Vanarama National...


Branch Out funding helps connect people with their local natural environment

WITH just one week to go Essex & Suffolk Water is encouraging customers involved with environmental projects and community groups to apply for Branch...

Tea party at Asda hosted by community group

ASDA'S Tilbury store was the latest venue for a Re-engage tea party. The locally-based charity which supports local and vulnerable people once again were hosted...

An Evening of ‘Respect’ at Seabrooke Community House 

An Evening of 'Respect' at Seabrooke Community House  Cllr Tony Fish has congratulated youngsters from Thurrock who have participated in the Essex Boys' and Girls'...

Letter to Editor: NSPCC launch Partners in Business Initiative

Dear Editor, THE NSPCC aims to help children and young people here in the East of England, and to protect them from abuse and neglect,...

Aveley councillor praised for his work at Indian celebration in Thurrock

A BOROUGH councillor has been thanked for his contribution and support for the Indian community in Thurrock – and in turn has expressed gratitude...




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