BARRIERS that were recently installed on footpath 95, Greyhound Lane to protect residents from irresponsible off-road motorbikes and quadbikes riders, have again been damaged. The new barriers were installed yesterday (18th Jan) were ripped out within 24 hours. Cllr Adam Carter said: “I am disgusted to see that much-needed target hardening has been ripped out […]
ON February 4, schools across the UK will come together for a day filled with fun educational maths activities, as part of the NSPCC’s Number Day.
FOLLOWING a community campaign to repair scores of street lights at Seabrooke Rise in Grays, local councillors and residents have welcomed the improvements so far and called on Thurrock Council to never let it get into that state of disrepair ever again.
A PROGRAMME of events has been drawn up stretching from Rainham to Tilbury as members of the local communities along the Thames are invited to help clean up their areas.
THE best future for the Thameside Theatre will be in the hands of the community, councillors believe.
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.
GRAYS councillors and residents in the six tower blocks have called for urgent action over the cold they are experiencing and the increasing prevalence of mould due to the removal of cladding. Concerns are also growing over the time it is taking to complete the works to the blocks, and a lack of support from Thurrock Council.
JANUARY is often the time for a new start or direction in your life; with the ongoing effects of the pandemic, many of us are still working from home and re-evaluating what’s important in our lives.
ESSEX Community Foundation (ECF) is one of the network of community foundations distributing the Arts Council England Let’s Create Jubilee Fund, a £5 million programme that will support community and voluntary organisations in England to develop creative and cultural activities as part of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June 2022.
FOLLOWING a concerted campaign 11 new foster carers are currently being assessed with a view to helping youngsters.
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.
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 […]
A PLEASANT surprise for Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum to receive a certificate of recognition from our Mayor Cllr. Sue Shinnick.
A CHARITY promoting regeneration in Tilbury has received a £1,500 donation from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury.
A NEW public spaces strategy, involving close collaboration with local groups and communities, will improve open spaces and create a more biodiverse borough by allowing wild flowers and meadows to flourish on some open spaces. Cllr Andrew Jefferies, Cabinet Member for Environment, Sports and Leisure, said: “This strategy puts communities and biodiversity at the heart […]
THURROCK Council’s Give a Gift provides everyone the opportunity to donate a present to a local child in need for whom Christmas can be a difficult time of year.
ON Friday, Cllr Sara Muldowney joined Jade and other members of the Horticultural and Grounds Maintenance Team to plant cherry and silver birch trees along the green space in front of Courtney Road.
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.
Tilbury on the Thames Trust and partners awarded £1million funding to deliver community-led cultural programme for Thurrock
TILBURY on the Thames Trust and partners awarded £1million funding to deliver community-led cultural programme for Thurrock
CHRISTMAS is a time for giving and Essex Police wants to brighten Christmas for vulnerable children who may otherwise receive little or nothing.
Jack Petchey Foundation launches survey to find out young people’s thoughts on future of environment
THE Jack Petchey Foundation has launched their survey, The Jack Petchey Environmental Youth Survey, this month to find out what young people are specifically concerned about in their local environment, what they are already doing to positively impact it and what they
SOUTH Essex Rape and Incest Crisis Centre (Sericc) has been awarded a Thurrock Mayor’s certificate of recognition. Director Sheila Coates MBE has written to the Mayor to thank her. Dear Mayor I would like to offer SERICC’s gratitude to you for the Mayors Certificate of Recognition acknowledging SERICC’s Independent Sexual Violence Advisor Service (ISVA’s) The […]
A GRAYS councillor and Seabrooke Rise resident have uncovered over 60 lights in need of repair on the Seabrooke Rise estate.