PURFLEET-based firm Cruise & Maritime Voyages has shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. CMV announced in June that it was looking for additional finance and it was hoped that last minute discussions with investor VGO Capital Management would save the firm. But that wasn’t to be the case and this evening administrators Duff & […]
A MAN is to face charges of supplying drugs following an investigation by detectives. Jason Rao, 21, of Wood Avenue, Purfleet, has been summonsed to court to face charges of possession with intent to supply cannabis, being concerned in the supply of cocaine, and being concerned in the supply of cannabis. He is due to […]
ON Tuesday, Barking and Dagenham Council had proudly announced that planning approval had been given for a £110 million film studios.
ON 4th July 2020 at midday, Purfleet in Essex was officially renamed Purfleet-on-Thames. This follows a two- year campaign by Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum led by vice chair Trevor Batchelor.
A SPECIAL ceremony is set to take place this Saturday 4th July to officially mark the name change of Purfleet to Purfleet-on-Thames.
THE latest research by international rental marketplace Spotahome has found that London’s tenants can reduce their rental outgoings by as much as -28% simply by crossing the Thames.
ESSEX Police are appealing for information after statues recognising fallen war heroes were damaged in Purfleet.
ALMOST 300 kilograms of Class A drugs, worth over £10 million, has been recovered in Essex in the biggest ever land-based seizure of drugs in the Eastern region.
THREE men have been arrested after garden machinery was stolen from a home in Brentwood.
NEW images have been released showing how the £1bn regeneration of Purfleet-on-Thames will transform the town centre and riverfront, with upgraded transport links sitting alongside new homes, social infrastructure and a 1m sq. ft. creative complex.
PLANS to regenerate Purfleet-on-Thames have taken another massive step forward after the Chancellor announced £75m Housing Infrastructure Funding for the development as part of his budget this week.
FOLLOWING the news on Monday, a second Thurrock Primary School has notified parents they may have a connection with a person who has contracted coronavirus.
ONE of Thurrock’s most ambitious regeneration schemes is moving forward as the council looks to obtain development rights for a section of land stretching between Caspian Way and London Road.
POLICE Officers have shut Purfleet Road in Aveley following a road traffic collision during the early hours of this morning, Sunday 23 February.
AN Essex Police spokesperson said: “We were called at about 8.40am on Friday 14 February with reports people had been found in a container at Purfleet docks.
EIGHT people are with the immigration services after being found in the grounds of Purfleet Docks this morning.
THURROCK Council unanimously agreed to re-name the town at Full Council on Wednesday 29 January 2020 following a public consultation.
NATIONAL College Creative Industries is pleased to announce a formal partnership with South Essex College and Access Creative College.
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 could be renamed if councillors choose to back a resident petition which calls for the town to be recognised for its position on the Thames.
THE NEXT meeting and AGM for Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum will be 7:30pm on 28th January at St. Stephen’s Church, London Road Purfleet.
A MAN whose body was found washed ashore by a ship’s crew remains unidentified.
A PURFLEET woman is set to stand trial in the new year accused of an offence against the Proceeds of Crime Act that involved over a quarter of a million pounds.
THURROCK Council is warning private landlords renting shared houses or flats in the borough to ensure their properties are licensed correctly.