THURROCK CVS (Community Voluntary Services) were over the moon to win the Active in the Workplace award at the Thurrock Sports and Activity Awards 2019 with Impulse Leisure last week.
A WILDLIFE area created six years ago to offset losses of habitat from the development of the London Distribution Park (LDP) at Tilbury, has proved so successful it has been ranked by one of Britain’s foremost entomological consultants as of national importance for insects and other invertebrates.
NOMINATIONS for the Civic Awards 2020 are now open giving local people the opportunity to celebrate the borough’s heroes who go above and beyond to help the community and make Thurrock a better place to live, work, play and stay.
ESSEX is a varied county rich with inspiration for taking the perfect wildlife photograph; whether it be birds performing dizzying mumurations, reptiles lazily basking in the sun, tidal landscapes evolving before your eyes or the wonderful world of colours
FOLLOWING the storm last week, on Sunday 33 pickers collected over 1,031 plastic bottles in 58 sacks. Thanks to all who turned up on what threatened to be a very wet morning.
OVER 50s choir, Thurrock Golden Voices, were approached by the BBC One Show this week to be filmed at Lakeside singing Christmas songs and Carols.
THIS weekend South Ockendon was hit by a wave of armed robberies which had residents questioning the safety of their streets. Thurrock Labour leader Jane Pothecary summed up the concerns of local people.
HELLO to all our friends and supporters. It seems ages ago that I last wrote but it was in March. I spoke the about enjoying the longer evenings and now we are faced with the shorter ones and dusk being upon us before we know it.
CONSULTANTS for the Thurrock Football Stadium pending planning application met with Residents at the forum’s public meeting on 17th September 2019.
DO you worry about the current state of society, with all the new challenges that continue to come up around relationships? Do you worry about how this will impact your children’s Islamic upbringing?
TILBURY Community-led Local Development (CLLD) has opened its second round of applications offering funding to organisations that support residents into work.
Thurrock Mind go wandering at Coalhouse Fort. Full details on poster.
PUPILS from Lansdowne Primary Academy were among the first in the UK to receive a free robotics workshop at Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Tilbury, seeing how computer science works in the real world.
SUNDAY 6th October – meeting at Grays Yacht Club RM17 6JF from 09:30 to 12:00 followed by free refreshments in the café. This is the Grays Beachcombers regular monthly pick. This is a family friendly event suitable for accompanied children 6 years and older. – updated timing for this month’s event.
ONE of the borough’s most popular and endearing groups, the TipToe Stage School, are about to take to the stage in their latest show “Dance Magic”. 130 pupils from the school’s branches in Thurrock and Romford, will be showcasing their talents in this family spectacular on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 October at the Towngate […]
CHADWELL St Mary Village Hall Waterson Road, RM16 4NX. Sale of Work. Demonstrations. Craft Stalls. Refreshments available.
DO you run a community project that needs some funding? The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Project’s Community Grant fund is open for applications again.
ON Thursday 3rd October Bluebird Care Thurrock & Castle Point will be supporting Macmillan Cancer Support by holding their very own coffee morning as part of the annual “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” event.
ON Saturday 21 September the talented youngsters of Thurrock Marching Brass, with an average age of just over 11 years, travelled to the Select Stadium in Widnes, Lancashire
FRIENDS of Aveley and Kenningtons Parks have teamed up with Smurfit Kappa a local company based in West Thurrock for World Tidy Up Day which is this Saturday 21st September 2019.
THEIR next intake night in Monday 30th September at 7:30pm.
EXTINCTION Rebellion Thurrock welcomed a good turnout for their first meeting held at the Thameside Theatre on Wednesday (11th September)
Cathy Sisterson who organised the event along with Victor Rikowski, spoke of her own experience at the protests in London and her concern for ecological breakdown and loss of biodiversity and species.
Thurrock Mind to host sponsored walk. Full details on poster.
WITH outline planning permission approved for the regeneration of Purfleet and the impending decision on the full application for Zone 1A , known as reserved matters. It seemed timely to look into the history of the area of Zone 1A historically known as The Dipping.