AN EAST Tilbury man has been fined for possession of martial arts weapons and drink-driving. Paul Roff, aged 53, of Queen Mary Avenue, East Tilbury pleaded guilty to the following. On 29/02/2020 at Tilbury without lawful authority or reasonable excuse, had with you in a public place, namely Coronation Avenue, an offensive weapon, namely a […]
P&O Ferrymasters, one of the leading European providers of tailor-made transportation and logistics services, took occupation of the 231,000 sq ft (21,460 m²) distribution centre space on practical completion of the building on 27 July 2020. The company was able to set up business immediately to manage and operate the new distribution centre, allowing it to meet increased market demand for […]
A SERIES of free FA podcast recordings can be accessed by Essex clubs and leagues so they can receive valuable financial advice and tips. The four-part podcast series has been be available for download each week during July as part of a commitment to ensuring support services are suitable and relevant for clubs or leagues […]
Blues Pre-season fixtures ahead of the 2020/21 Isthmian League North Division. 18/8 – A – Ware Town FC22/8 – H – Enfield Town24/8 – H – Hashtag Utd29/8 – H – TBC2/9 – H – Billericay Town FC5/9 – H – Tilbury FC in the Stan Veness Cup9/9 – H – Kingstonian FC KO times […]
Planning committee chair blasts members as they vote for controversial housing scheme that is set to land authority in hot water
THURROCK Council’s planning committee has stood by its decision to back a controversial housing development – even though their decision could land the authority in hot water the law and at risk of a big financial penalty. The decision was described as borderline madness – ‘kamikazi stuff’ by the committee’s chair. Approval was granted for the […]
THE popular brand Peperami have created the world’s most expensive Peperami, valued at £1500. The item is a replica of the snack’s original wrapper and is made from 18ct yellow gold. The owner is able to insert a real peperami inside of the replica, which is placed on a chain, so that they can walk […]
THURROCK council reopened Corringham Library and Grays Library on Wednesday following the reopening of Belhus Library last week. Both libraries will initially operate under temporary opening hours of 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 1pm on Saturday. Entry to Grays Library will be via Cromwell Road, not the main entrance of the […]
c2c LAUNCHES NEW TRAIN TRAVEL APP TO HELP CUSTOMERS TRAVEL EASILY AND SAFELY EAST London and South Essex train operator c2c has launched its new Train Travel app, allowing users to compare and buy train tickets for travel across the UK. The new and improved app is compatible with the c2c Smartcard, enabling customers to […]
A RECENT inspection by Keep Britain Tidy has found that all areas of the borough, including parks, town centres and streets are cleaner and clearer than ever with inspectors finding only 3.67 per cent of sites they visited in the borough had litter on them meaning over 96% did not.
BULPHAN WI made a part of their own history in April, for the first time since their formation in 1929 they had a virtual monthly meeting. Members donned their party clothes, had a glass or cup of their favourite tipple to hand and joined together to celebrate the 91st anniversary of our fab WI.
THE South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) has secured £85 million from the new Getting Building Fund announced by Government, which sought ‘shovel-ready’ schemes that would provide much-needed jobs, growth and the groundwork for further investment at this critical time.
BELHUS Library will reopen on Monday 6 July with measures in place to keep Thurrock Council’s residents and staff safe in line with Government guidelines.
AFTER a review of the school’s educational plans and a detailed Ofsted inspection earlier this month, last week the
Department for Education gave the go ahead for Thames Park Secondary School to open in September 2020.
AT the first Tory Cabinet meeting of Thurrock Council in three months there was no substantial item on agenda addressing Covid 19 or its impact on Thurrock’s residents.
THE South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) has submitted a £573 million bid to Government for investment in 170 projects across the patch, which would collectively bring more than 135,000 new jobs to the area, boost the local economy and drive not just short-term, but long-term growth in a number of industries.
UNDER new Government regulations, private landlords in Thurrock must ensure rented properties have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rated E or above, unless they have a valid exemption in place.
IN line with government guidance, all customers travelling on London and South Essex train operator c2c must wear face coverings both onboard trains and at its stations from Monday (June 15).
EVERY year, during the first week of June, people and organisations across the UK come together to recognise the wonderful contributions of volunteers during National Volunteers Week.
DEALING with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic remains a huge focus for Essex Police Officers and the Federation, according to its new Interim Chair.
TORY ward councillor Allen Mayes calls on Thurrock Councils planning committee to follow the officers recommendations and reject the latest application for building on the Little Thurrock Marshes in Tilbury.
Morrisons has launched a brand-new Vegan Essentials Food Box to help its vegan customers during the lockdown. THE food boxes are particularly helpful for those who are vulnerable or self-isolating and can’t leave the house but are available for anyone to purchase. Created in response to requests from customers following the launch of Morrisons other […]
THE CHAIR of Thurrock Council’s Transport committee has expressed his shock at the “massive overspend” by the Tory-run Thurrock Council. Councillor Martin Kerin said: ‘The news of this massive overspend is shocking, to say the least. After many months of pressing for a figure, it is now apparent why the Council prevaricated and delayed at […]
AS celebrations and commemorations roll on into the weekend, it seems there has been little to dampen the spirit of Thurrock’s community
IT is VE Day and Thurrock looks all set for a celebration to mark this important day in our history.