Thurrock charity set to launch dreams and ambitions

Thurrock charity set to launch dreams and ambitions

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 […]

Corringham’s Jenni shortlisted for the UK’s Largest Diversity Awards

Corringham’s Jenni shortlisted for the UK’s Largest Diversity Awards

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.

Thurrock Centre for Independent Living recognised in The Parliamentary Review

Thurrock Centre for Independent Living recognised in The Parliamentary Review

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.

Village Green 2019: Youth Forum help run festival

Village Green 2019: Youth Forum help run festival

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.

A greener future for Thurrock

A greener future for Thurrock

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.