THE government has joined with disability charity Scope to develop a new Disabled Persons Passenger Charter for bus, coach, taxi, private hire vehicle and rail.
ALDI has supported local charities, community groups and food banks in Essex by donating 9,520 meals to people in need this Christmas.
AN INSPIRATIONAL schoolboy from Grays has been honoured as part of a special awards show celebrating the courage of children diagnosed with cancer.
A SEVEN-year-old is raising money for the RSPCA and helping wildlife by taking on a litter pick challenge whilst wearing a Santa hat.
TYLER and Anabella Semple from Grays are receiving gifts this year from the Bluewater Giving Tree, thanks to a partnership with Kent charity Tree of Hope.
ASDA is delighted to announce that, in recognition of the amazing work that they do each day to keep everyone safe, they are now offering emergency workers with a Blue Light Card 10% off their shopping in stores throughout the Christmas period. The discount is available in all Asda’s 633 stores across the UK until […]
HOLLYWOOD Bowl Lakeside has joined forces with children’s charity Barnardo’s to kickstart a festive fundraising venture in support of an amazing ‘Claus’ this Christmas.
THE Dream Factory have launched their Mega Christmas Dream Draw, giving people a chance to win some fabulous prizes and raise much needed funds to grant more dreams and make everlasting memories for dream recipients. Among the fabulous prizes are a 1st Prize of £1,000 in cash, kindly donated by Potters Resort, 2nd Prize of a £750 […]
A CHARITY that provides emergency food for people crisis has received a £1,500 donation from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury.
St. Luke’s Hospice invites our community to Light up a Life at remembrance services and special radio dedication show
ST. LUKE’S Hospice invites our community to Light up a Life at remembrance services and special radio dedication show.
CHRISTMAS is a time for giving and Essex Police wants to brighten Christmas for vulnerable children who may otherwise receive little or nothing.
LOCAL charity St. Luke’s Hospice has suffered the theft of an essential Transit van and maintenance tools.
HAVENS Hospices, which provides palliative nursing and supportive care to adults and children living with complex or incurable conditions across Essex, has become the latest charity in the country to accept a new multi-retailer gift card that can be used exclusively in charity shops.
ST. Luke’s Hospice has launched its annual ‘Light up a Life’ appeal, giving people the chance to come together to remember a loved one, while also supporting St. Luke’s Hospice with a donation in their name.
ELEVEN brave individuals flew like superheroes on exhilarating charity Skymax Wing Walks to help grant the dreams of children with life limiting/threatening conditions or severe disabilities. The final grand total for the two days of Wing Walking in June and September was an amazing £12,267!
THURROCK Council has completed a consultation on the closure of its meals on wheels service and two day care centres in a bid to save more than £500,000.
ST. Luke’s Hospice launches partnership with New Look as part of the Give back, Feel good campaign.
OVER six hundred of the St. Luke’s Hospice team were invited to come together and take part in a Thank You & Reflection event on Thursday 30th September.
THE Alzheimer’s Society’s Thurrock Team will be providing information, advice and support for anyone affected by dementia in Thurrock.
Mayor of Thurrock hosts successful fundraiser for Little Havens Hospice and Thurrock Over Fifties Forum
COUNCILLOR Sue Shinnick, Mayor of Thurrock, hosted a successful fundraising event at Stifford Hall Hotel on Wednesday 15 September.
TWO Thurrock solicitors have thrown their support behind a fundraising initiative from St Luke’s Hospice and will be offering a will-writing service to borough residents.
Family shares Becca’s story and encourages others to support St. Luke’s Hospice with a donation this summer
ST. Luke’s Hospice is appealing for donations this summer to help them continue providing specialist palliative and end of life care for local people and their families. This appeal is being supported by the family of Becca Ridley, who was cared for by the Hospice before she sadly passed away earlier this year at the age of 21.
A MUM is taking on the epic Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, helping to raise money for the neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU) at Basildon Hospital.
A LOCAL hospice charity is on the lookout for teams from local businesses to join its next annual charity golf event which raises vital funds for its care.