PURFLEET could be renamed if councillors choose to back a resident petition which calls for the town to be recognised for its position on the Thames.
THE staff and volunteers at One Community Development Trust in Tilbury have received a £2,000 donation from the local Amazon fulfilment centre.
THURROCK Neighbourhood Watch unveiled their 2020 New Year calendar at Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner’s headquarters.
THE NEXT meeting and AGM for Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum will be 7:30pm on 28th January at St. Stephen’s Church, London Road Purfleet.
KINETIKA is delighted to announce that it has been successful in securing funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and will receive a grant to develop the T100 Walking, Talking & Making Festival into a local community run organisation over the next three years.
TILBURY Community-Led Local Development Fund (CLLD) has opened its third round of applications offering funding to organisations that support residents into work.
A CHARITY in Thurrock committed to tackling isolation and loneliness by helping older people to re-engage with their local community is looking for more volunteers.
PEOPLE from Essex who saved lives through the gift of organ donation have been posthumously honoured at a moving award ceremony.
THIS year St. Luke’s Hospice in Basildon will be celebrating its 30th anniversary; marking three decades of caring for the community.
THE public vote is now open for residents to help choose the finalists in this year’s Thurrock Civic Awards.
ARE you a business support worker or volunteer who wants to better understand the grieving process? Come along to St Luke’s Talking to a Bereaved Person course on Friday 17th January, 13:30 – 16:30, for just £25!
ESSEX Police have started the new decade by giving 14 new Special Constables their warrant cards tonight, Monday 6 January.
THE GRAYS Beachcombers have got off to a busy start in 2020.
THE most affordable towns for people commuting into London, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh have been revealed reports The Guardian.
DROP-in and have your say on how you think Aveley can grow and develop to best support the local community at St Michael’s Church, Aveley on Monday 13 January.
THURROCK Council hope to have residents back at a Corringham care home after power problems meant the home had to be evacuated/
Residents’ complaints spark enforcement action on unauthorised vehicle movements in Stanford-le-Hope
THURROCK Council is warning HGV and lorry drivers that out-of-hours movements on a Stanford-le-Hope industrial estate will not be tolerated.
STAFF at a Thurrock-based home care service have not only proved their abilities by topping a company competition – but they showed their generosity of spirit by hosting a fun-packed Christmas party for many of the older people they serve.
HARDIE Park in Stanford-le-Hope delivered a special day for local residents this week who would have otherwise spent Christmas day alone. The occasion was supported by a generous community with donations of food, presents, time and money helping the event take place at the cafe in the park.
ON Wednesday, we had our last litter-pick of the year. But we did not slow the momentum as 12 volunteer’s collected 38 sacks of rubbish which included 332 bottles from the foreshore at Tilbury.
VOLUNTEERS of Thurrock CVS projects and Thurrock Community hubs were gathered together for a festive lunch organised by TCVS staff. The afternoon celebration was filled with festive treats to thank volunteers for their hard efforts and donated time throughout the year
BOYS and girls from Tilbury and across Essex had a special Christmas surprise this week when they made a visit to Amazon in Tilbury to take part in a Christmas-themed day of STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) fun with Barnardo’s.
A NEW £25,000 grant programme aimed at supporting projects that use arts and culture to help build strong and well-connected communities has opened for expressions of interest.
THE Right Reverend Stephen Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford, has been nominated by Her Majesty the Queen as the new Archbishop of York in succession to the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr John Sentamu.