A CHAFFORD Hundred man has been charged with passing counterfeit currency.
A SPECTACULAR selection of new releases are now showing at Vue Thurrock, with more highly-anticipated films lined up in the coming weeks.
THEY say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks – but a leading dog behaviourist is challenging this mantra head on.
ALDI has increased its wages for lorry drivers amid a chronic shortage of drivers across the industry reports the BBC. The supermarket chain confirmed the rise following similar incentives by grocers to attract HGV drivers. The lack of drivers has caused disruption and delays in various supply chains, which has led to product shortages in some […]
WHILE most of the remaining Covid restrictions may have been lifted, NHS staff in Thurrock are continuing to deliver a vaccination service in the borough.
OVER two-thirds (67%) of East of England-based paramedics who took part in a major UK-wide survey by their professional body, the College of Paramedics, said they had feared for their safety or felt threatened while carrying out their duties.
THE Police Federation of England and Wales says it no longer has confidence in the Home Secretary after branding a bitterly opposed pay freeze for officers as “the final straw”.
ANTI-social behaviour is not just nuisance behaviour, it can severely impact on victims and make their lives a misery.We work closely with councils and other organisations across Essex to support victims and deal with offenders. This week is the UK’s first Anti-Social Behaviour Awareness Week, organised by community safety specialists Resolve. It aims to highlight […]
COUNCILLORS have refused to offer extra help to residents who are being “held prisoner” in their homes over inconsiderate parking by parents at three neighbouring schools.
WILLIAM Edwards School, part of the South West Essex Community Education Trust, have appointed their Student Executive team for the next academic year.
SHOPPERS visiting Lakeside were greeted by a five-metre high and 18-metre-long T-Rex in the centre’s outside The Quay from Saturday.
SIR Jack Petchey, founder of one of the UKs most successful business empires and of youth charity the Jack Petchey Foundation, turns 96 years on 19th July 2021.
FACE coverings must be worn on London’s transport network despite restrictions easing on 19 July, London’s mayor says reports the BBC. Sadiq Khan said he was not prepared to put Tube, tram and other transport users at risk by relaxing the rules on face coverings. Face masks have been mandatory on public transport for the […]
FREE flu vaccines will be offered this winter to children aged two to 16 in England, as well as people aged 50 and over or in “at-risk” groups, amid the double threat of Covid and influenza reports the BBC. Experts hope for a record-breaking rollout reaching more than 35 million people, including more teenagers than […]
SATURDAY 17th July saw a clean sweep of disappointing defeats for all Saturday league teams at Belhus CC. The Belhus CC 1st XI lost away at rivals Chingford by five wickets. There were six wicket defeats for the 2nd XI at home to Ardleigh Greeen & Havering and for the 3rd XI away at Ilford.
PLENTY of walk-in Covid-19 vaccinations available at Thurrock Health Centre on Saturday 31 July Whilst most of the remaining Covid restrictions may have been lifted, NHS staff continue working hard to deliver the largest vaccination drive in our history. Anyone over 18 years of age is able to walk-in and get their 1st or 2nd […]
FOLLOWING the latest Government advice and guidance, shoppers in Lakeside shopping centre will be given the option on whether or not to wear a face covering from Monday 19 July when Covid restrictions are eased. “Visitors that choose to continue to wear a face covering are welcome to do so, and those that choose not […]
THERE is one event you MUST visit this summer, and that’s Lakeside Shopping Centre’s Dinosaur takeover extravaganza.
THURROCKBME is shocked and appalled at the racist messages and comments that were targeted at some of the footballers that ably represented our country in the recently concluded Euro 2020.
Six talented young artists have been announced as winners of the Thurrock SACRE Spirited Arts Competition which asked primary school pupils in years one to six to create art around themes inspired by their learning in Religious Education which illustrate the relationship between God, Earth and all the people that live on it. The six […]
STUDENTS at Ormiston Park Academy, which is sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), had an exciting visit this week from some experts at the BBC, who taught them about storytelling.
THURROCK hosted a special event on Friday 9 July and raised the Remembering Srebrenica flag at the Civic Offices to observe Srebrenica Memorial Week.
A SEASCAPE by renowned British painter J.M.W. Turner will be auctioned by Sotheby’s on Wednesday.
CONSERVATIVE-run Thurrock Council in Essex said 500 full-time jobs would have to go to make £20m of this saving.