ON Saturday, 31 August, children and adults can join library staff and the Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Terry Piccolo, at the newly-refurbished hub, library and Bata Heritage Centre from 10am to 3pm. This event marks the library’s re-opening, which took place earlier this year on Tuesday, 23 April.
THURROCK’S LGBT+ Community Network is delighted to announce it has bagged £1,000.00 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme.
Bags of Help is run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, and sees grants awarded to thousands of local community projects every year. Since launching in 2015, it’s provided more than £79 million to over 26,000 local community projects.
THIS year’s annual Fun Walk (again hosted by Barleylands Farm) has announced it is making good progress towards its event on 8 September. Last year, the event raised £100,000 for nearly 100 charities – bringing the total monies raised since inception in 2002 to £1,064,000.
TWO new projects funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund will educate and engage local communities from Thurrock to Shoeburyness about the Thames Estuary. Essex Wildlife Trust are leading on the projects, which include informative talks for adults and school children alongside training for local residents to become marine citizen scientists. Both projects will […]
LOCAL family man from Stanford-le-Hope, Adam Kortlandt is undertaking the gruelling 100-mile Prudential London/Surrey Bike Ride on Sunday 4th August 2019 and has chosen to raise funds to support Hardie Park, a place that his daughters love to play in. Adam said, ‘I’ve put in the hours. With one big practice ride left this week […]
A TWELVE week Friendship Choir pilot recently launched at Cromwell Road Adult Day Care Centre. Run by Creative Blast, the sessions begin with fun vocal warm ups and a wide variety of familiar songs chosen by attendees.
THE next forum meeting for Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum is 7:30pm Tuesday 30th July at the Backstage Centre, High House Production Park, Vellacott Close, Purfleet RM19 1RJ. It will either be on first floor or in one of the barns. Their speaker’s are – Matthew Gallagher, principal planning officer for major application with Thurrock Council to […]
THE RETURN OF THE TILBURY CARNIVAL IS A SUCCESS FOR COMMUNITY A DAY of celebration was held in Tilbury at the weekend (Saturday 20 July) as the Tilbury Carnival returned for the local community. The celebrations and family fun began with a parade of more than 400 people started by Chairman of the Tilbury on […]
THURROCK Lifestyle Solutions (TLS) is a social enterprise which means that any profits go back into the business. They really like to encourage more people to set them up. Have you got a passion for social justice? Do you think you can make a difference to your community? This local course teaches you how to […]