THIS year, intu Lakeside have launched their brand new, Aurora Explorer Christmas Grotto. Shoppers are invited to come and meet Santa, whilst going on a magical journey guided by his Aurora Elves.
MYSTERY surrounds damage to to a local waterway which may have killed off a much-cared for animal habitat – prompting concern from Wildlife TV presenter and conservationist Chris Packham.
A LOCAL branch of a popular coffee chain has taken part in a community litter pick in support of Thurrock Council’s initiative to encourage recycling plastic in the borough.
STAFF and students from Olive AP Academy – Thurrock are inviting the whole community to join in the festive fun at their first Christmas Bazaar being held in Tilbury.
Thurrock Carers Christmas Tea. Full details on poster.
EAST Tilbury’s Coalhouse Fort has topped a countywide birdwatching survey for the most bird species recorded out of more than 100 different wildlife sites in Essex.
An Orsett Heath nursery, in Essex, has been crowned winner of a national award for its work supporting children with epilepsy. ‘Mini forest school’, Willow Garden Day Nursery (WGDN) was presented with the Epilepsy Action early years education award by Torie Robinson, member of Epilepsy Action’s Council of Management, on Friday 22 November.
LAST Thursday saw the Rotary Club of Grays Thurrock Youth Debate competition take place at the Thurrock Council Offices in Grays.
SANTA and his pixies arrive 4.30 in Civic Square to go to his Magical Grotto in the Sunshine Centre.
AVELEY Village Community Foundation (AVCF) are holding their annual Christmas Market on Sunday the 8th December 2019 in Aveley High Street. It is open from 11.00 am – 3.00 pm.
Four people in Grays celebrating a great start to the week after scooping a £1,000 cash prize each thanks to lucky postcode.
FOUR people in Grays are celebrating a great start to the week after scooping a £1,000 cash prize each thanks to their lucky postcode.
‘The First Christmas’ a free exhibition researched and presented by Thurrock Museum Volunteers will be in the ground floor exhibition space of the Thameside Complex from Monday 9 December to Friday 27 December (closing at 11am on 27 December).
RESIDENTS in Stanford-le-Hope are looking forward to their town being lit up for Christmas.
CHRISTMAS in the Cruise Terminal & Craft Fair
THURROCK Choral Society is currently preparing for this year’s Christmas Concert which will be held on Sunday 8th December 2019 at Thameside School, Manor Road, Grays, RM17 6EF at 6pm.
EACH year Carers Rights Day takes place to inform carers in local communities of their rights and how to get the help and support they need. This year’s theme is ‘Helping you find your way’, to really encourage individuals to seek the support that they are entitled to and to make sure they know they are not alone.
PURFLEET community champion, John Rowles was recognised for the great work he has undertaken for many decades.
THE CURRY LIFE AWARDS recognises the restaurants around the country that represent the very best in the curry industry.
A QUIZ night at The Royal Hotel on Friday 22nd November at 7:30pm to raise funds towards this years Christmas lights in Purfleet.
FRIENDS of Hardie Park in Stanford le Hope are hosting a festive community event with Santa and a mini Christmas market on Saturday 30th November between 11am and 3pm.
THIS year, intu Lakeside are launching the Christmas season in style with our brand new Aurora Explorer themed grotto.
THE bells of Stanford-le-Hope’s St Margaret’s church rang across the nation and were heard around the world as they marked the remarkable fundraising efforts of Thurrock celebrity Rylan Clark-Neal reports The Thurrock Independent.
EXPLORE your creativity on a new evening masterclass at Thurrock Adult Community College, learning techniques to write poetry, developing new skills in a fun, explorative and creative way.
Thurrock Play Network chosen to benefit from the Co-op Local Community Fund (but they need your help)
THURROCK Play Network has been chosen to benefit from the Co-op Local Community Fund and we need your help to communicate this to Thurrock.