THURROCK charity launches giving circle to help local people to achieve their goals and dreams Precious Pearl charity is launching a giving circle at a charity event in Grays next week to support local individuals and small start ups. The initiative will be launched at the charity’s community champions grants and awards event taking place […]
JENNI Pettican from Corringham, Essex has been shortlisted for the Positive Role Model for Disability at the National Diversity Awards 2019.
Over 28,000 people nominated this year alone and the results are finally in for the National Diversity Awards (NDA), with an astonishing 124 nominees being recognised for their various achievements nationwide.
THE Parliamentary Review is a document that shares best practice between policymakers and business leaders. Each edition of the Review covers a range of topics across specific industries, featuring commentary from leading journalists and politicians, which is tied together by the former world trade editor of the Financial Times, The Rt Hon David Curry.
TILBURY Carnival being held on Saturday 20 July promises to be a fantastic day for the whole family with dance workshops, food stalls, DJ workshops, live performances and a celebration of history and culture.
NEXT Grays Beachcomber litter pick will be on Sunday at 10:30 until 12:00. As usual meeting outside Thurrock Yacht Club.
AVELEY and Kenningtons Community Forum set date for next meeting. Full details on poster.
ORSETT in Bloom is running their 19th Gardens Open Day on 14th July from 2pm to 6pm
THE countdown has begun to this year’s annual Horndon-on-the-Hill Feast & Fayre – one of the largest family events in East Essex – which will be staged in the village over the weekend of June 29th & 30th.
YOU are invited to Scope’s Get Together next Friday to participate, and find out more about their Local People’s Programme in Thurrock
VILLAGE Green has been lucky enough to have had the support of a group of young volunteers this year. More than 40 young people from across Southend were recruited by Metal who run Village Green to be part of the Youth Forum. They have given their time to help shape the festival and ensure its appeal for all ages.
YOUNG adults on the MINT Programme at Thurrock Adult Community College demonstrated their business skills with two fun and creative pop-ups in Grays Market on Friday 21 June.
HOARDINGS surrounding the construction site for a new community hub in Aveley have been brought to life thanks to young people taking part in a community street art project.
Purfleet Heritage Centre to host Armned Forces Day. Full details on poster.
A FREE exhibition focusing on peace in Britain and Europe after World War One will be held at the Thameside Complex later this month.
YOUNG Adults on the MINT internship programme, based at Thurrock Adult Community College, will be running a market stall in Grays High Street on Friday 21 June with two teams competing to win the ‘Dragon’s Den’
AMAZON has announced the launch of its new Campus Challenge competition and is encouraging students in Tilbury to sign up for the programme to be in with the chance of winning up to £10,000 for their team.
HARDIE Park in Stanford-le-Hope are hosting a Community Sports Day and Big Lunch on Sunday 23rd June from 1pm to 5pm. The event is free to attend and has been supported by big local sporting provider
WEST Thurrock Cllr Qaisar Abbas hosted a programme in Grays to celebrate Eid and Her Majesty the Queen’s 93rd Birthday.
THURROCK Council will once again be celebrating the amazing work and achievements of colleagues in education this November.
A GRAYS man has been honoured for services to victims of terrorism.
DURING this first round of plantings, which took place in the spring, 32 trees were planted to replace those lost due to environmental factors in Connaught Avenue, Lenthall Avenue, Lenmore Avenue, Ward Avenue, Blackshots Lane and the edges of Blackshots.
BROTHERS Oliver Nyland (11 years old) and Theo Nyland (8 years old) made it to the final ten of the Leeds Castle 900th Anniversary ‘BIG 900 Story Writing Challenge’.
AS part of Dementia Action Week, YT joined a number of organisations involved in working with people with dementia in a walk around Grays.
VITAL infrastructure works at Redrow’s forthcoming “The Shires” development in Bulphan have been delivered by the housebuilder, paving the way for the construction of an eagerly awaited new care facility for the local community.