AS a mark of respect for Sir David Amess MP following his tragic death on Friday 15 October, group leaders at Thurrock Council have together agreed to postpone all public committee meetings and other meetings involving external groups and partners due to take place this week (Monday 18 to Friday 22 October 2021). This approach […]
ON THURSDAY night at the Housing Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Cabinet member for Housing, Cllr Luke Spillman announced plans to build 86 council homes on site of C01, the Eastern section of Thurrock’s current Civic Offices. C01 will soon be scheduled for demolition.
ORTU Gable Hall School were pleased to invite parents back to an exciting open evening event on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th October, with teachers and student representatives on hand to talk about what life at the school is like.
MENTAL health problems are common, with one in four Brits experiencing them during their lives. However, there is often a stigma around mental health, which can make people feel uncomfortable talking about it or seeking help. Ahead of World Mental Health Day (10th October), Dr Rhianna McClymont, lead GP at online service, Livi, has offered […]
RESPONDING to the news that the scheme to develop the former Belmont allotments site is going back to the drawing board, Grays Riverside councillors Martin Kerin, Jane Pothecary and Tony Fish have warned that there must never be a repeat of ‘The Belmont Debacle.’
COUNCILS across Essex are making progress in securing homes for Afghan refugee families now resident in the county, a new Afghan Refugee Housing Task Force has heard. The Task Force was set up last month to ensure that suitable, sustainable housing is found for Afghan refugees across the county which may include those who are […]
THURROCK African Group want to know if you have any questions
A FORMER primary school teacher has been banned from the profession for life after accessing child abuse images.
Robert Salvage was previously employed at Stanford-le-Hope Primary School as a class teacher from September 1, 2016, until his resignation on September 19, 2019.
TO mark ‘Green Week’ (which concludes today (25 September) members from Bulphan WI set up a stand at the Bulphan Community Café to raise awareness of all the recycling, reuse and repurpose projects they are involved in.
THURROCK Council is calling on private landlords in the borough to help it settle refugees from Afghanistan in the area.
SOUTH Basildon and East Thurrock MP Stephen Metcalfe rose on the floor of the House of Commons to ask a question regarding the space sector.
THURROCK BME working on behalf of Thurrock CVS and the Mid & South Essex Health and Care Partnership has secured funding to increase the vaccine take up amongst minority ethnic groups.
LORRY drivers and warehouse workers at four Tesco distribution centres have rejected a below inflation pay offer. If members vote for strike action, Tesco’s shelves will quickly become empty this winter, potentially affecting the Christmas period, Unite, the UK’s leading union, has warned.
LAST weekend, Lakeside Shopping Centre celebrated ‘One Great Day’, an annual fundraising event that takes place in shopping centres across the UK.
EMR’s Tilbury sites, based in East Tilbury and on Tilbury Docks, have joined forces to support the local community development trust, One Community.
ESSEX Police are appealing for information to find Matthew Haywood, from Tilbury, who’s missing.
ESSEX Police received a call shortly before 8.15am today (Monday 13 September) reporting a number of people were blocking the road near to Junction 31 for Lakeside.
TILBURY’S poor start to the season continued with a defeat away to Barking.
GRAYS Athletic went down to their first defeat of the season at Maldon on Friday night.
THREE Essex Police officers from Grays and Chigwell who battled to save the life of a man trapped inside a burning vehicle have won a bravery award.
THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle-Price rose on the floor of the House of Commons to praise his decision to raise taxes to pay for health care.
U15 South Essex District Final- 20 overs Belhus CC 131 for 7 Orsett & Thurrock 123 for 9 Sunday September 5th, Belhus won a tightly contested final on a famous day for the club at North Stifford. Belhus CC hosted the SECPG Youth finals day with a Belhus side reaching all three South Essex District finals. The U15 […]
THE cause of the carbon monoxide leak was found to be in a wire inside pipe insulation that had burned due to an electrical fault. The temperature in the pipe insulation was low so the wire did not cause a fire but was slowly decomposing creating carbon monoxide.
THE Thameside Theatre and Thurrock Museum are reopening their doors in September, allowing visitors to enjoy performances and collections including the much loved festive panto celebrations. The Thameside Theatre will reopen on 7 September and Thurrock Museum will reopen on 14 September.