WET weather didn’t deter residents and visitors from coming to this year’s Purfleet Fun Day.
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.
TILBURY’S Picnic in the Park. Full details on poster.
ESSEX Wildlife Trust is hosting a ‘WILD’ children’s festival at their Thurrock Thameside Nature Park on Saturday 17 August, in order to educate and enthral children about wildlife and nature.
CONTACT the Elderly Thurrock were treated today to a fabulous tea party at the Stifford Hotel hosted by Wyldecrest Parks Charitable Trust.
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.
FOLLOWING on from their successful Cheese and Wine tasting evening in July, Bulphan WI have a full and varied programme lined up for the coming year.
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 […]
PURFLEET Heritage and Military Centre are holding their annual Gurkha Day on Sunday 4th May 10am till 3:30pm.
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.
LAND of the Fanns is searching for 100 stories about the landscape, its people and history and is running free drawing workshops with Kinetika
THURROCK charities and community groups are being encouraged to apply for funding of up to £20,000 from a pot worth over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
Tilbury Picnic in the Park. Full details on poster.
THE 113th Orsett Show will be held on Saturday, 7th September 2019 at its usual venue – The Orsett Showground, Rectory Road, Orsett, RM16 3RU.
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 […]
Details of Tilbury Carnival route. Full details on poster.
PROPOSALS to formally rename Purfleet as Purfleet-on-Thames are being put to the public.
Purfleet on Thames Community to host Quiz Night. Full details on poster.
THE Chadwell St Mary Centre will be hosting a book club, and this will meet for the first time on Saturday 12th October 2019 in Chadwell library. The idea is to choose a book which all will read.
THE WONDERFUL Kinetika flags, that have been seen all over the area this summer adorned the Village Green festival on Saturday afternoon.
PETER Ward, Commercial Director of Port of Tilbury London Ltd, will be the guest speaker at Chadwell Community forum’s next meeting on July 25th, talking about the port’s extention – Tilbury2 and the opportunities it will provide. This is a chance to hear about the future of the port from one of the key players.