HOSPITAL staff were joined by local Mayors, LGBTQ+ charities and hospital radio teams in an afternoon of picnics as part of Pride Month.
Drop-in events warmly received by Ukrainian guests, as Council continues to support those fleeing Ukraine
TUESDAY 21 June, saw the fifth Thurrock Council run community drop-in session take place, this time in the Community Church Hall in Chadwell St Mary.
MARKED on the 22 June each year, it recognises the contribution of the Windrush Generation and their descendants. The Empire Windrush and other ships carried people from Caribbean countries to the UK between 1948 and 1971.
RESIDENTS in Corringham and wider East Thurrock have reacted with disappointment after Barclays announced that it plans to shut its branch in the town later this year – the latest in a series of closures that has included closure of its Lakeside and Sockets Heath branches recently. The pending closure of the Grover walk branch, […]
THANKS have been expressed to staff at the Marks and Spencer store at Lakeside who have united to support a borough-based wildlife charity. Sue Schwar, founder of the South Essex Wildlife Hospital at Orsett was on hand to receive a cheque from staff who organised a raffle to mark the Platinum Jubilee, with the hospital […]
AFTER a gap of more than two years due to the global pandemic, the team at Port of Tilbury announce that the port will open its doors for a community Open Day and celebration on Saturday 25 June 2022 from 11am until 5pm at the London Cruise Terminal and everyone is invited.
RESEARCHERS from Swansea University and the University of Essex have carried out an independent evaluation of Thurrock Council’s Ask Teddi app, which is run in collaboration with Solutions 4 Health, and offers free advice and information for Thurrock parents and carers with children under the age of 5.
EMPLOYEES from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury recently spent an afternoon volunteering at a nearby foodbank that receives weekly donations of food and produce from the fulfilment centre in the town.
THE Runwood Homes Group are delighted to have received the excellent news that their care home, Bennett Lodge in Waterson Road, Chadwell-St-Mary, has received their ‘Good’ CQC Rating.
FOLLOWING a verbal update on Essex Police’s activities regarding Off Road Nuisance Vehicles, Cllr Sara Muldowney, Labour’s Spokesperson for Cleaner, Greener, Safer Communities has questioned how the quad bike team would be deployed to address local motorbike nuisance.
Communities across Thurrock can bid for Levelling Up funds to save pubs, clubs and historic buildings
COMMUNITY groups across the UK can today bid for levelling up funding to take back control of pubs, music venues, sports facilities, and historic buildings for the benefit of the public. Groups will be able to bid for a share of the government’s £150 million Community Ownership Fund to rescue cultural buildings in their area […]
A PRESENTATION evening to celebrate the young people who completed The Respect Project was held at the Seabrooke Rise Community House in Grays.
FIVE young people in Thurrock attended a Buckingham Palace garden party in May to celebrate completing their gold Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE).
RESIDENTS of Horndon-on-the-Hill enjoyed a Platinum Jubilee street party in the sunshine on Friday.
RESIDENTS in Thurrock, including former neighbours and friends are being asked to help a pair of one-year-old twins and their family after they were diagnosed with a life-changing illness that will require treatment for many years reports Thurrock Nub News. Raffy and Siddy, are identical twin boys who currently live in Benfleet, but who are […]
FOLLOWING two-year hiatus due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the event is back for the weekend of June 25-26 and the voluntary organisers hope the streets of the village will be crammed with craft and charity stalls.
PURFLEET-on -Thames Community Forum are organising a free event on, 2nd June to celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee. It will be on the green by the Royal Hotel at Purfleet-on-Thames, RM19 1QA and is open to all.
AFTER our AGM in April we welcomed our webmaster John Matthews, showing us the wealth of information on our website. It was first launched at the Thameside Theatre 20 years’ ago when Derek Austin. Hazel Austin, Maggie Smith. Susan Yates and John Matthews formed a sub-committee. Our website was first designed to be viewed from […]
ST. Luke’s Hospice is excited to announce its very first Big Bucket Week fundraiser, which is being held in the lead up to International Nurses Day.
MORE than £857,000 of National Lottery funding went to projects in Thurrock in 2020/21, according to new figures released today to mark the launch of this year’s National Lottery Awards.
ALL Stories, the mentorship for under-represented writers will be working with Essex & Thurrock Libraries and Essex Book Festival to deliver creative writing workshops to aspiring authors who are interested in writing for children and young adults, during May 2022. Catherine Coe of All Stories will be partnering with award winning authors, Patrice Lawrence (who is also […]
A NEW report released by the Jack Petchey Foundation asked almost 4,000 young people, including over 700 from Essex, their thoughts on the environment. 2 in 3 young people want to see environmental education prioritised in the curriculum, 1 in 5 is interested in pursuing an environmental career and 70% actively encourage friends/family to take care of the environment.
POLICE need your help to find Demi Taylor who is missing from Chafford Hundred.
THE honour of hanging the traditional Good Friday hot cross bun at Horndon-on-the-Hill’s Bell Inn was bestowed upon village resident Judy Rood as a thank you for the support she gave to the famous pub during lockdown.