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Thurrock History Society: November Report

AT our November meeting Martyn Lockwood gave us a whistle-stop tour of Essex, citing many heroes and villains who lived there. He started with Eliab Harvey of Chigwell, a Rear Admiral who fought at Trafalgar and was one of the pallbearers to Nelson, also serving as an MP. There was also a connection with the Tolpuddle Martyrs, who were brought home from their time in Australia and installed on farms in Greenstead and High Laver before going to Canada.…

Tim Hortons set to open in Thurrock

TIM Hortons®, the iconic Canadian restaurant, has announced it will open the doors to its brand-new restaurant and drive-thru in Thurrock on 10th December. Fans will finally get their hands on its famous coffee, freshly baked donuts, and delicious meals when it opens its new venue, from 7am on Friday in Lakeside Retail Park.  …

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AS Jimmy Greaves once said "it's a funny old game Saint,"Blues certainly proved that. After a superb high tempo performance on Wednesday against AFC Sudbury they produced a limp, lifeless display lacking drive and direction. Nothing should be taken away from Stowmarke…

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Thurrock History Society: November Report

Thurrock History Society: November Report