ONE of the most important tasks for the Labour Party today is winning back those workers who supported Brexit in the referendum and since then have not changed their minds.
A few weeks ago I wrote an article titled “Should Councillors be on Zero Hours Contracts?” I wrote the article because I noted that it was a rare occurrence, if ever, that all 49 Councillors were present at “Full Council” meetings,.
Letter to Editor: Orsett councillor: What is the real reason Highways England are ignoring the people of Thurrock?
I would like to express my thanks as ward councillor to the resident groups that put so much effort into ensuring the visit of Highways England to Orsett Village hall on Wednesday 19th September was so well attended.
TROUBLES and congestion on our highways whether it be the A13 or M25 is often a subject that gets the local forums buzzing
TRUST me when I say… that this is just the start of a long journey on the house selling process. I always urge people moving home to allocate a realistic overall time frame;
Dear Sir, I was sad to see such prominence given to a one-man campaign to keep the name of Purfleet in the media last week. In his campaign Mr Simon Braybrooke-Gibbens writes in the plural – our and we, when it should have read in the singular I and we. Reference to some villagers have […]
EACH time you make an excuse and talk yourself out of taking those steps towards achieving success you are pushing yourself back, virtually stopping yourself from living your dreams and goals.
WHEN you invite an agent into your home to carry out a market appraisal on your property one of the key questions you should be asking them is what is their marketing plan for your home? And how will it benefit you, the homeowner?
Blogpost by Cllr Luke Spillman ‘Killed by my Debt’ is a BBC Three factual drama which tells the story of Jerome Rogers. Jerome, was a motorcycle courier who took his own life in March 2016 after a bailiff seized his motorcycle. It is a story which highlights how the escalating costs of enforcement action by […]
Blogpost By Mick Hall “WELL whatever I may think about Thurrock Independent’s Luke Spillman’s previous party he has certainly put the cat among the pidgeons with his open letter to the group leader of Thurrock Labour Party TLP). He has sensed a hesitancy in the behaviour of the local TLP over the closure of Orsett […]
AS I am sure you are aware, one the best things about my job as an agent is helping Tilbury landlords with their strategic portfolio management. Gone are the days of making money by buying any old Tilbury property to rent out or sell on.
ESSEX Firefighters were called to a flat fire in 13 storey high-rise building shortly before 6pm this evening. The fire was located in a flat on the 7th floor.
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Dear Editor, Did you know that over a fifth (21%) people in the East of England are most scared of spiders? This July, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is challenging the nation to face their fears and raise money for life saving research into heart and circulatory disease. Every year, heart and circulatory diseases including […]
THURROCK Independents Deputy Leader, Cllr Jack Duffin has managed to secure agreement that the Editors of all the local media will be invited to speak at the upcoming Corporate Overview & Scrutiny Committee on Tuesday 4th September..
I am searching for the family of the late :- Driver Geoffrey John TUFFEE is one of the 371 British Servicemen who died on active service during the four-year Cyprus Emergency April 1 1955 to April 18 1959, and whose name is among those remembered with honour on the British Cyprus Memorial.
Mr Perrin’s blog; A Word in Your Ear. The whinging whining Thurrock Independents Party. THE depleted Thurrock Independents Party (TIP) now led by Cllr Luke Spillman, with much wailing and gnashing of teeth, angrily complain that at the Annual Meeting of Full Council no member of their group was offered the chair of any of […]
DESPITE the reassurances the police provided to Thurrock residents, it is clear for anyone to see that we are facing a law and order crisis in Thurrock.
I would like to take this opportunity to put on record my immense pride of having been elected as the Ward Councillor for Orsett, Horndon & Bulphan and thank each of you who took the time to vote on May 3rd.
Dear Editor. I had the privilege of being elected a Conservative councillor in May 2004 to May 2018. Over the past 14 years, I have obtained a wide variety of experience, sitting and chairing the Health Scrutiny, Licensing Committee and a being long standing member of the planning committee. I then became a cabinet member, […]
THE voters have decided that Thurrock Borough Council will be a “hung” Council. The result being; Conservatives 20 councillors, Labour 17 councillors and Thurrock Independents Party 12 councillors.
I am writing to thank the people of Grays Riverside for re-electing me for a second term – it is an immense honour to be trusted with another four years. I look forward to continuing to work hard for them to represent them with passion on Thurrock Council
HISTORICALLY, the fresh green leaves on the trees and the warmth of the welcome spring sunshine herald a spring in the step for the property market. And this year seems no different,
The South Ockendon Property Blog By Paul Tobias-Gibbens http://www.mpestates.co.uk THE value of all the homes in Tilbury has risen by more than 348.1% in the past two decades, to £777.5m, meaning its worth more than the stock listed sweetener manufacturers Pure Circle Ltd, which is worth £760.7m. Those Tilbury homeowners and Buy-to-Let landlords who bought […]