Council vote for Purfleet name change to Purfleet-on-Thames

Council vote for Purfleet name change to Purfleet-on-Thames

ON 29th January 2020 Thurrock Council unanimously agreed to change the name of Purfleet to ‘Purfleet-on-Thames’. This is the first name change in the council’s history. It had been talked about for nearly twenty years by local residents and is the name Purfleet was known by in the late Victorian, early Edwardian eras.

Purfleet Primary sets up Food Bank

Purfleet Primary sets up Food Bank

PUPILS at Purfleet Primary Academy are collecting food donations to support pupils and families who cannot afford to eat. During the recent Harvest Festival, families at the school raised a huge 143kg of food for local charities but since then, more and more families have been approaching the school requiring help to eat.

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