COVID-19 has created a three-fold “perfect storm” for abusers to groom children online by taking advantage of the crisis, the NSPCC is warning.
CHURCHES in Chelmsford Diocese (which covers Harlow) are embracing digital communications to help people worship at home and serve their communities in new and creative ways during Holy week.
Where will you bury me? By Cllr Qaisar Abbas THE people of Thurrock have proud history of welcoming people from different backgrounds and religions. They have always opened their arms and hearts for those in need. The world has recently witnessed the generosity and compassion of Thurrock residents when 39 bodies were found in a […]
IF you think you are suffering from domestic abuse then you probably are.
THIS Monday (30th March) Essex Wildlife Trust is launching WildlifeTV, a digital way for people to engage with their county’s wildlife and learn about ways that you can help protect it.
Marie Curie launches Emergency Appeal to keep Nurses on the frontline, through the Coronavirus crisis
MARIE Curie launches Emergency Appeal to keep Nurses on the frontline, through the Coronavirus crisis
THURROCK Council has agreed to offer local businesses, sports clubs and community groups extra support by agreeing to defer rental payments to those that rent their premises from the council.
HARDIE Park Cafe in Stanford le Hope announced it was to close its doors on Friday 20th March until further notice. The difficult decision was taken in the interest of health & safety for staff, volunteers and cafe customers following government advice and guidelines regarding the COVID-19 outbreak.
NEW free* Saturday Cooking Together: Feast for a Fiver session for families.
USP College student, Stacey Frost, 17, from Benfleet, competed in Crufts 2020 with her dog Herbie, 9, winning 1st place in Under 18’s Jumping and 12-17 Young Kennel Club (YKC) Pairs, and achieving 4th in Agility Dog of the Year.
PUPILS from primary schools in Thurrock and Basildon sang their hearts out in a competition for St. Luke’s Hospice yesterday evening [Thursday 5 March].
RESIDENTS of Humber Avenue and Garron Lane braved the elements on Saturday to show their determination to save their green space.
STAFF members at intu Lakeside have donated £4,991 for Little Havens Hospice, after cycling 207 miles from Thundersley to Bruges in Belgium.
THURROCK Neighbourhood Watch: Aveley meeting. Details on poster. Click to enlarge
INCREDIBLE young people from across Thurrock came together to receive prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards presented at the Civic Hall in Thurrock on Thursday 27th February.
MEETING at Grays Yacht Club RM17 6JF at 10:30 to 12:00 followed by free refreshments in the café. Grays Beachcombers is a regular monthly Thames21 River Action Group family friendly event suitable for accompanied children 6 years and older.
T100 Calling is a call to action in response to the climate emergency and an opportunity for communities to make changes to their local area and to creatively re-imagine their futures.
HARDIE Park in Stanford-le-Hope are working with a group of passionate volunteers to start the very first Community Fridge in Thurrock. The launch night for the project is Tuesday 3rd March and will be held at the cafe from 4.30pm to 6pm offering an opportunity.
THE county’s leading conservation charity, Essex Wildlife Trust, has been listed as one of the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profits to work for in 2020, following feedback surveys from staff around the county.
Could you Be My Buddy in Thurrock? Full details on leaflets. Click to enlarge.
SPEND an enjoyable 2 hours listening to stories told with humour, passion, wit and understanding plus get an introduction to the Art of
Storytelling on a fascinating, free evening talk
THE hub which includes the library, a café and activities for local residents will open at 10am on Tuesday 18 February at its new home in New Maltings, High Street, Aveley, RM15 4BY after closing the doors on its Purfleet Road building
LOOKING for some family friendly fun this February half-term? Reconnect with nature and enjoy some free activities in Thurrock’s parks and green spaces.
THE Hardie Cycle Hub, Old Spokes Home, based in Hardie Park, Stanford-le- Hope made good use of their young apprentice, Ross’ skills recently by repairing local Thurrock cycle campaigner’s bike, following his accident in November of last year.