THE number of jobs Thurrock will benefit from during the Lower Thames Crossing construction is unclear a consultant has claimed.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding Self Assessment customers to declare any COVID-19 grant payments on their 2020/21 tax return.
THAMES Freeport has opened for business with the expectation that it will create 21,000 skilled jobs and attract £4.5bn of new investment to the area east of London.
ASDA is delighted to announce that, in recognition of the amazing work that they do each day to keep everyone safe, they are now offering emergency workers with a Blue Light Card 10% off their shopping in stores throughout the Christmas period. The discount is available in all Asda’s 633 stores across the UK until […]
AMAZON Logistics has announced that its new delivery station in West Thurrock has opened ahead of the festive shopping period. The 10,000 square metre building is now fully operational, serving customers across West Thurrock.
MORE than 20,000 Self Assessment customers have used HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) online monthly payment plan service since April to spread the cost of their tax bill, totalling £46 million so far, it has been revealed. Where customers are struggling to pay their bill in full, the self-serve Time to Pay service allows Self […]
A CHARITY promoting regeneration in Tilbury has received a £1,500 donation from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury.
THE Port of Tilbury, London’s fastest growing port welcomed keen career seekers from the local area to their recruitment day last week at the London Cruise Terminal.
THURROCK Council’s Give a Gift provides everyone the opportunity to donate a present to a local child in need for whom Christmas can be a difficult time of year.
LOCAL train operator c2c is celebrating the success of its current Street to Seat driver training programme with one trainee following in her father’s footsteps to become a mainline train driver.
IN its sustainability report, Cory has today announced that it has committed to reaching net zero carbon emissions across its operations by 2040.
NEARLY 30 family-run and small independent businesses are taking part in the next stage of Thurrock Council’s borough-wide Shop Safe Shop Local campaign ahead of Small Business Saturday and the festive period.
“THIS means that all visitors over 12 years old, unless medically exempt, must wear a face covering when entering the building, while walking through the centre and when inside each of the retailers.
A TOTAL of 17 people have been arrested after a protest took place near to an Amazon depot in Tilbury this morning.
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday a few days away and more people shopping online to grab a bargain, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) urges shoppers in the East of England to consider some top tips before they start browsing to ensure they’re not hit with unexpected customs charges and end up over budget this […]
PRELIMINARY plans for a Thurrock Innovation and Technology Centre have been submitted.
Eurovia UK Ltd wants to build a two storey office block and laboratory on land off Burnley Road, West Thurrock.
EAST of England shopworkers speak out about violence, threats and abuse – Usdaw urges retail staff not to suffer in silence. To highlight the annual Respect for Shopworkers week, taking place from 15 – 21 November, retail trade union Usdaw has today launched shocking statistics from their annual survey. Interim results from nearly 3,500 retail […]
AMAZON will stop accepting Visa credit cards issued in the UK from 19 January, the online retail giant has said reports the BBC. It said the move was due to high credit card transaction fees but said Visa debit cards would still be accepted.Visa said it was “very disappointed that Amazon is threatening to restrict […]
to every Brit, by launching its Turkey Insurance. To guarantee their festive feast with a turkey this Christmas, shoppers simply need choose their preferred turkey via the reservation form and select their online delivery slot by Monday 22nd November.
DELIVERING Joy, a campaign launched last year by national homewares retailer Dunelm which saw almost 20,000 gifts being delivered to the less fortunate, is returning this Christmas. Its Thurrock store is calling on customers to take part to support their local communities.
THE cost of living surged to 4.2% in October due to rising fuel and energy costs, according to new data reports the BBC.
CORY one of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management companies, has today announced plans to develop a major carbon capture and storage (CCS) project following the Government’s commitment to support CCS for the waste sector.
THIS week, Thurrock Council launched its new Shop Safe, Shop Local campaign, with the support of independent businesses in Thurrock, to inspire residents across the borough to shop local and shop safely.
SOUTH Ockendon-based construction company H W Wilson has exchanged its trademark green for red in the run up to Remembrance Sunday, 14 November.