Monday, September 25, 2023


Sally Gunnell OBE champions cancer charity Cancer Support UK

OLYMPIC Champion and Health and Wellbeing advocate, Sally Gunnell OBE has announced that she will be supporting national cancer charity Cancer Support UK.

Get ready for one of Thurrock’s biggest family events – The Orsett Show

ONE of Thurrock's most popular events takes place tomorrow Saturday (2 September) when the Orsett Show returns. 

Whitecroft care home rolls out new resident of the day initiative 

The Whitecroft care home rolls out new resident of the day initiative 

Gateway Radio wins Princess Royal Training Award

COMMUNITY radio broadcaster Gateway 97.8 has been awarded the prestigious Princess Royal Training Award for the second time.

Community event at Belhus Leisure Centre

BOROUGH residents are being invited to take part in an event at Belhus Park Leisure Centre on Thursday, 17 August at which it is hoped to recruit more volunteers.

North Stifford woman set to take on swimming challenge for Bowel Cancer charity

ANNA Ellis from North Stifford is taking on the challenge to swim 15km throughout the month of August to raise money for Bowel Cancer UK

Make The Dream Factory your Charity of the Year and help grant more dreams for Essex youngsters!

ESSEX-based Charity The Dream Factory, grants dreams to children and young adults between the age of 3 to 25 years, who suffer from life-threatening,...

Mears Group’s drive for customer service excellence continues

MEARS Group is continuing to focus on providing the best service to its residents and service users as is releases its Annual Customer Scrutiny Board Report and is working with the Centre for Governance and Scrutiny (CfGS) to develop a scrutiny accreditation which will be the first of its kind.

Red Admiral butterflies: Climate change sees migratory species stay in UK

CLIMATE change is seeing a species of migratory butterfly stay in the UK over the winter instead of returning to Europe and Africa, experts say reports the BBC.

Scout group supported by Tilbury Amazon Team

THE team from Amazon's fulfilment centre in Tilbury has made a £1,000 donation to an Essex scout group.

Thurrock Labour slam state Tories have left Grays Beach Park

JUST a few years ago, Conservative-run Thurrock Council was boasting of "game changing" improvements to Grays Riverside, which included an activity centre, an updated Grays Beach Riverside Park with new attractions and outside entertainment space. 

Government launches Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund

THE government has today launched the Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund (CCLF), which will be delivered by The National Lottery Community Fund (TNLCF).

One Love’ for Little Havens’ Patron of boyband fame

LOCAL charity, Little Havens, is proud to announce its new Patron, Simon Webbe of boyband Blue.

T100 Festival engages thousands in Thurrock and beyond with T100 Sounds

THE annual T100 Festival of Walking, Talking & Making returned to Thurrock for 2023 between 21 June – 9 July with T100 Sounds.

Former Hassenbrook students return in numbers to say thanks to maths teacher

FORMER students of Hassenbrook Academy bid a fond farewell to long established maths teacher Mark Harvey in a surprise reunion at the academy.

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