Mayor praises Proctor and Gamble for Beat the Street effort

MAYORbeat of Thurrock Cllr Steve Liddiard met staff from Procter & Gamble on Monday (21 July) to thank them for helping make Beat the Street Thurrock a huge success.

A team of 55 staff at the Purfleet based company have regularly walked into the top ten of the game’s leader board. The company also donated over £2,000 worth of hampers containing Procter & Gamble products as prizes.

The mayor said: “Procter & Gamble really entered the spirit of the game in taking part and being so generous with prizes. They’ve helped Thurrock walk thousands of miles and beat our original target to circle the world.”

Procter & Gamble’s employee relations leader Helen Minor said: “Beat the Street Thurrock has been a great opportunity for P&G both to support the local community, and to help our employees improve their overall health and well-being.”

The walking game ended on July 22. For the final total of miles walked go to

Prize winners will be announced at The Big Lunch, Grays Town Park, on 30 July 2014.

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