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Essex County Fire and Rescue Service celebrates National Apprenticeship Week 2024

ESSEX County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS) is celebrating its firefighting apprenticeships as part of National Apprenticeship Week.  All new firefighter apprentices take part in...

Tilbury apprentice helps Amazon celebrate 1,000 new apprenticeship opportunities for 2024

AN apprentice who works at Amazon's fulfilment centre in Tilbury is encouraging others to start an apprenticeship and boost their careers as Amazon announces...

Pharmacists to prescribe drugs for minor illnesses

TREATMENTS for seven conditions such as sore throats and earaches are now available directly from pharmacists, without the need to visit a doctor reports...

UK’s largest port awards pilot vessel contract to family-owned British boat builder

FOLLOWING a competitive, international selection process, the Port of London Authority (PLA) has signed a contract with British family-run company, Goodchild Marine Services Ltd,...

Wingstop confirm new sites including one at Lakeside

US-headquartered chicken wing chain Wingstop is planning its biggest year of expansion in the UK since launching in the country in 2018 reports The...

Schroders Greencoat to acquire c.£700m Toucan Energy portfolio – the largest operational solar portfolio traded in the UK

TOUCAN Energy’s solar portfolio, consisting of 53 operating solar farms in the UK, will be majority acquired by private markets funds managed by Schroders...

DAF open up new workshop in Grays

DAF dealer group Harris Daf has opened a new, purpose-built five-bay workshop and ATF service at its principal site in Grays. The workshop will bolster...

Small businesses in East of England report collapse in confidence as economic woes remain

SMALL businesses in the East of England reported a collapse in confidence, according to a report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), during...

Gresham House secures future of Thurrock-shared ownership housing development with Chartway deal

GRESHAM House, the alternative asset manager, has agreed a deal with leading South East housebuilder Chartway Partnerships Group for the completion and delivery of...

Less distraction, more action! 3.8 million Self Assessments still to be filed

WITH only one week to go until the 31 January Self Assessment deadline, the 3.8 million people yet to file their tax return are...

c2c Launches 50% off Off-Peak Fares for February and March

EAST London and South Essex train operator c2c is pleased to be taking part in this year’s ‘the Great British Rail Sale,’ an industry...

Thurrock’s next generation of entrepreneurs set to take on challenge of being “Next Top Boss”

THURROCK'S students are set to put their budding business skills to the test as the Inspire Youth Hub launches Thurrock's Next Top Boss, 2024. This is the...

Transport for London fares to be frozen until next year

TRANSPORT for London (TfL) fares will be frozen until March next year, Sadiq Khan has announced reports LBC. The Labour mayor of London, who chairs...

Thurrock Labour leader reacts with anger at sale of Tory-run council’s solar investment

THE LEADER of Thurrock Labour has responded to the news that Thurrock Council's share of the investment tin a solar farm company has been...

Toucan solar energy sale to recover some of Thurrock Council’s investment

THE financial crisis facing scandal-hit Thurrock Council will be partially mitigated next week when a vast portfolio of solar energy farms is sold for...

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