INTU Lakeside has partnered with mental health foundation Blurt to provide advice to customers and staff on managing their mental wellbeing over Christmas.
A CHARITY golf day has raised an amazing £4,053.63 for Basildon University Hospital’s Breast Unit Fund (BUST) and event organiser, Allan Brodie, presented the cheque to Breast Unit staff on 21 November.
IF you would be so kind as to pop into Little Thurrock Post Office on Saturday morning.
ST. Luke’s Hospice is proud to announce that their volunteer and Lead Ambassador Peter Eates has been awarded the ‘Charity Comms’ Inspiring Communicator Award’. Peter was given this prestigious national Award in London by Charity Comms Executives.
GIVE a Gift continues to soar this Christmas as more than 1,000 presents have been donated for Thurrock children in need. The initiative has seen tremendous success in its first week as hundreds of people continue to visit the Give a Gift store and pick a red star representing a Thurrock child in need who […]
THE annual Traitors select open-mic foodbank special takes place.
A WONDERFUl display of Christmas lights is, once again, back on display in Stifford Clays.
A TILBURY-based family is appealing to the local community and beyond in a bid to fund specialist cancer treatment for a 21-year-old woman who faces losing a leg – if not her life. Sabina Makaranga, 21, is battling a rare type of bone cancer and a tumour in her spine and here family believe the […]
GRAYS shoppers have been praised for their donations to a local charity. A spokesperson said: “A very big Thurrock Contact the Elderly thank you to our local Co Op on Blackshots Parade for their truly amazing donation of £3392.18 raised by all the lovely Co Op shoppers donating to our charity each time they shopped […]
IN October 2015 things could not have looked worst for John Moore, now age 73, as in his own words ‘’ alcohol took over and nearly cost me my life !’’
THE local team joined a global movement called #GoGold and linked in with colleagues in Amazon sites around the world to host a #PJammin ® party in support of local families affected by cancer.
SUE Wooding and Karen Morris both have secondary breast cancer. They want people who also have the same incurable illness to know the great benefits they receive by attending a friendly, self-run ‘Get Together’ at Outpatients & Therapies department of St. Luke’s Hospice once a month, and invite them to come along and join in.
IKEA Thurrock has joined the Giving for Thurrock family by becoming a local business partner of the chosen charity of Thurrock Mayor, Cllr Barbara Rice.
ST. Luke’s Hospice is keen to let people know that ‘The Wig Bank’ which offers support to women who have lost their hair through Cancer treatment or other illnesses has their next session on Saturday 27th October at the Hospice and there are still a few appointments left.
THIS autumn, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is calling on the nation to take on its Makeover Challenge by giving their homes a fresh new look using items bought at BHF stores.
LAST Sunday over 200 people pulled on their walking shoes to raise funds for St. Luke’s Hospice by walking either 5 or 10 miles through the beautiful Langdon Hills country side.
Help The Dream Factory make more dreams come true! THE Dream Factory is an Essex-based charity established 10 years ago to brighten the lives and encourage hope for Essex children and young adults between the age of 3 to 25 years who suffer from a life threatening or life limiting condition or who have severe […]
CONTACT the Elderly’s fabulous intrepid explorers Gregg and Will, who walked a challenging 190 miles from Glasgow to Inverness to raise money for Thurrock CTE presented their fabulous, amazing donation of £2,662.25 at their Thurrock Contact the Elderly Quiz night.
Walton Hall Market to host Christmas Market. Full details on poster.
Noah notches up £100’s in Chafford Treasure Hunt NOAH Goldsmith, 10, Diana Close in Chafford Hundred, has raised hundreds of pounds for two charities in his third year of fundraising. The impressive youngster has raised over £1000 in the last three years for different charities but this year choose to support the local Mayor’s charity […]
BRAVE Felicity Thomas, 8, raised more than £1,000 for Macmillan by having her long pony tail cut off for charity. Felicity spent a whole year carefully growing her waist-length hair so it could be cut and donated to the Little Princess Trust to be made into a wig for children who have lost their own […]
ST.Joseph’s RC Primary School, Stanford Le Hope kicked off the PTA’s fundraising year with their ‘Funky Sock’ day challenge…
THIS September, intu Lakeside will be helping Macmillan Cancer Support by bringing the Essex community together to raise money as part of the annual fundraising campaign ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. Refreshments, cakes and sweets donated by Patisserie Valerie and Mr Simms will be provided for shoppers on Friday 28 September for a donation towards Macmillan […]
STAFF at St. Luke’s Hospice are holding a free to attend ‘Dementia Awareness drop in day’ taking place at the Day Hospice in Basildon on Saturday 29th September from 10am till 2pm.