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.
IF you love the songs and hits from the musical film, The Greatest Showman, and you like singing, or want to try singing for the first time then Thurrock Adult Community College has a hugely enjoyable masterclass that is ideal for you!
AVELEY Rec clean up in November. Full details on poster.
CHADWELL Community Forum’s next meeting is on November 14th at 7pm in Emmanuel Church, Sleepers Farm Road. The guest speakers will be;-
AN EAST Tilbury woman is one of a record numbers of UK patients to be recruited to the first NHS immunotherapy clinical trial for brain cancer patients, part-funded by The National Brain Appeal charity.
THE Tilbury Poppies is out in paperback this month. It is a story of the munitions girls in the First World War. The story is set in Thurrock and was inspired by the Kynoch explosives factory in Corringham.
Blundering Thurrock Council apologises after removing commemorative roses from memorial garden in Aveley
BLUNDERING Thurrock Council has been forced to apologise after its workers removed commemorative roses from a borough memorial garden – despite promising not to do so reports the Thurrock Independent.
Thurrock Council team up with local community groups to replace plaques stolen from War Memorial in Purfleet
THURROCK Council has teamed up with local community groups to replace plaques stolen from the War Memorial in Purfleet (March 2019).
A THURROCK parent was presented with an “Outstanding Achievement” award by the ADHD Foundation at the National Parents & Carers Conference held in Liverpool this month.
AWARD-winning Bluebird Care Thurrock & Castle Point is supporting National Cholesterol Month; an initiative by Heart UK which aims to increase awareness of cholesterol and raise funds to help the fight against cholesterol.
ST PETER and St. Paul’s church on the High Street in Grays will be holding their grand Autumn Fayre and Draw on Saturday 2nd November at 11am in the church hall behind the church.
THURSDAY 7th November – meeting at RSPB Rainham Marshes Centre in Purfleet RM19 1SZ at 10:00 to 13:00. This is an RSPB organised and run event. Please make sure you register your interest with the RSPB before attending. 01708 899851 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FOLLOWING its successful photographic competition, the Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme is running a drawing competition and it is open to all amateur artists. There are three prizes to win in adult and under 12 categories.
RESIDENTS campaigning to stop a housing development in South Ockendon have launched an online petition against the scheme reports the Thurrock Independent.
NOT long now until their annual Halloween Hunt around the park. Here’s a quick checklist of what’s on offer on Saturday 26th October between 11am and 3pm
THE Essex & Suffolk Water Community Fund, which awards grants of up to £5,000 to charitable projects that are related to either the environment, wellbeing or community support, is inviting applications for funding.
Purfleet remembrance services. Full details on poster.
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.