Wildlife Hospital boosted by store staff

Wildlife Hospital boosted by store staff

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 […]

Communities across Thurrock can bid for Levelling Up funds to save pubs, clubs and historic buildings

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 […]

Call for help to save and improve life of twins – And to raise awareness of rare illness

Call for help to save and improve life of twins – And to raise awareness of rare illness

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 […]

All Stories set to tell tales at Thurrock libraries

All Stories set to tell tales at Thurrock libraries

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 […]

4,000 young people tell the Jack Petchey Foundation their thoughts on the environment

4,000 young people tell the Jack Petchey Foundation their thoughts on the environment

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.  

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