Blogpost: Mr Perrin asks: If the Council can afford £10 million for new building… surely it can afford replacement security gates for sheltered housing complexes?

Blogpost: Mr Perrin asks: If the Council can afford £10 million for new building… surely it can afford replacement security gates for sheltered housing complexes?

ON the 9th August 2020 “Your Thurrock” published an article titled “Older people’s security under threat from new Thurrock Tory proposals”. The article stated that Local Councillors had been told that the Tory Administration was proposing to remove the electronic security gates protecting sheltered housing complexes.  The gates needed to be updated or replaced but […]

Letter to Editor: NSPCC: Still here for children

Letter to Editor: NSPCC: Still here for children

Dear Editor, It can be a daunting prospect to talk to our children about sexual abuse. It isn’t as straightforward as talking to them about crossing roads or dealing with strangers. But whilst we all hope that our children will never be a victim of such atrocities, we know that sexual abuse does happen. Police […]

Letter to Editor: Keep your heart healthy

Letter to Editor: Keep your heart healthy

Dear Sir/Madam WE’VE  all felt the strain of lockdown these past few months, which means that looking after our physical and mental health is extremely important. At the British Heart Foundation (BHF), we see it as our responsibility to help people to keep their hearts healthy, which is why we’re asking the nation to take […]

Shadow Minister supports #SaveIndependentNews campaign

Shadow Minister supports #SaveIndependentNews campaign

By Chris Matheson MP for City of Chester and Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) LIFE was tough enough for local newspapers before the coronavirus outbreak. But it is precisely crises like this that show the need to maintain a robust, diverse media that can hold authority to account and provide a lifeline public […]

Mr Perrin’s Blog: ” The actions of councillors Spillman and Duffin lead me to conclude I would rather hug a slug”.

Mr Perrin’s Blog: ” The actions of councillors Spillman and Duffin lead me to conclude I would rather hug a slug”.

Mr. Spillman, Mr. Duffin, you make a mockery of honesty, integrity, principles and truth. Have you no shame? If you do stand for re-election in 2021, I hope the voters will see through your trickery and reject both of you. I said in the Council Chamber that there were some Councillors that the public would be glad to see the back of, both of you were top of my list.

Mr. Perrin’s blog; A Word in Your Ear…..The duplicity of defecting councillors

Mr. Perrin’s blog; A Word in Your Ear…..The duplicity of defecting councillors

Mr. Perrin’s blog; A Word in Your Ear. THE duplicity of, past and present, United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP)/Thurrock Independents Party (TIP) Councillors seems to know no bounds. After originally being elected as UKIP/TIP Councillors they decide to defect to another Party without seeking endorsement from the electorate, especially those UKIP/TIP members/supporters who voted for […]

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