THIS National Adoption Week (18th October–23rd October), the charity is calling on the Government to make a ten-year commitment to the Adoption Support Fund (ASF), which provides adoptive families in England with therapeutic support. A third of parents told Adoption UK support accessed through the ASF had helped them avoid a family breakdown.
CHARITIES and voluntary groups that are playing a vital role in keeping people safe from harm, helping victims of crime or delivering activities that are making their local communities safer places to live and work, are being given the chance to apply for funding to support their work.
WORK to progress the major redevelopment of Stanford-le-Hope railway station is now moving at pace following the successful planning application in the summer.
DEMENTIA UK’s fundraising event Raise Your Game is back again for more rolls of the dice, whilst aiming for a record number of fundraisers for more life-changing support from dementia specialist Admiral Nurses.
A NEW series of litter picks on the north bank of the Thames have been highlighted by local River Action Clean-Up Facilitator Steve Catchpole of the Thames21 River Action Group.
TO mark ‘Green Week’ (which concludes today (25 September) members from Bulphan WI set up a stand at the Bulphan Community Café to raise awareness of all the recycling, reuse and repurpose projects they are involved in.
PURFLEET on Thames Community Forum to discuss housing
THE Alzheimer’s Society’s Thurrock Team will be providing information, advice and support for anyone affected by dementia in Thurrock.
Mayor of Thurrock hosts successful fundraiser for Little Havens Hospice and Thurrock Over Fifties Forum
COUNCILLOR Sue Shinnick, Mayor of Thurrock, hosted a successful fundraising event at Stifford Hall Hotel on Wednesday 15 September.
EMR’s Tilbury sites, based in East Tilbury and on Tilbury Docks, have joined forces to support the local community development trust, One Community.
THE Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Sue Shinnick, is seeking nominations for a special Certificate of Recognition which will be given to those in the borough who have gone above and beyond to help their community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
GRAYS Riverside Councillors Martin Kerin, Jane Pothecary and Tony Fish have today applied for Kilverts Field in Grays to be given ‘Green Space Designation’ in recognition of its importance to the local community.
PEOPLE working in or attending a new medical centre will be expected to leave their cars at home.
MEMBERS and visitors were absolutely delighted to be back at the village hall for their August meeting, the first inside the hall since March 2020, they even burst into applause after the rousing rendition of Jerusalem at the end of the meeting, they had been entertained by Revd. Dr Nicholas Henderson’s talk on two of the Tudor queens.
STANFORD and Corringham secondary schools, Gable Hall School and Hassenbrook Academy, are offering a huge range of exciting activities throughout the summer with Essex ActivAte.
ASPIRATIONAL plans to transform Tilbury have been awarded £22.8million of funding as part of the government’s Towns Fund scheme.
A NEW ‘Return to Disability Football Fund’ has been launched by the Football Foundation, providing grants of up to £1,000 to support disabled people getting back to playing football following the Covid-19 pandemic. Disabled people and individuals with long-term health conditions have been more adversely affected by Covid-19 than the wider population. This has directly […]
THE government has been accused of “kicking the can down the road” over its appalling rape conviction record reports The Mirror.
T100 Dreaming, Kinetika’s 2021 T100 festival got underway last week with the four newly devised walks taking place between 10-13 June, attracting new walkers and regular festival attendees alike.
THURROCK is synonymous with Windrush – but its significance reaches far further than Essex..
THE Hardie Cycle Hub, Old Spokes Home, based in Hardie Park, Stanford-le-Hope are known locally for their turnaround of donated bicycles that are offered back to the community at affordable prices. They are keen to convey the message that the project is also able to service bikes and offers a range of servicing options to […]
NEW outdoor equipment and running tracks have been showcased at Tilbury’s Daisy Field (King George’s Field) during a special launch event today (Friday 4 June).
YOUTH charity the Jack Petchey Foundation has now recognised over 100 young people from London and Essex for volunteering their time to help others during the pandemic.
Jack Petchey Foundation recognises exceptional young person from Thurrock during Covid-19 with award
JACK Petchey’s Community Awards is an award scheme launched by the Jack Petchey Foundation during the first national lockdown to recognise young people from London and Essex who are helping their community during the coronavirus outbreak.