THURROCK Council has been successfully granted with an interim injunction by the High Court to prevent residents living in an unsafe House in Multiple Occupation (HMO), in what is believed to be a UK first. On Friday 7 May, the High Court granted the interim injunction against two residents who had continued living in a […]
THURROCK Council is deeply disappointed that Unite the Union has, once again, chosen to further extend strike action despite the ongoing consultation and ACAS conciliation, and without proposing any solutions to resolve the dispute
THURROCK Council urgently need Foster Carers to come forward to help some of the most vulnerable children and young people in Thurrock. Thurrock Council wants all children and young people in its care to have a safe home in which they will be loved, nurtured and can thrive, when family and friends are not able […]
By Dami Adewale LAST MONTH prolific 400m hurdler Hayley McLean returned to action after more than a year without competing. Athletes have had to be innovative in finding new ways to train because of the restrictions imposed during lockdown. For McLean, she credits her coach Chris Zah for helping her navigate such a difficult period. […]
THE THURROCK Tories were celebrating today after retaining control of the council holding all their seats and even taking a significant victory in Labour’s heartland of Chadwell St Mary.
THIS seat flatters to deceive. Lots of parties fancy their chances but the reality check is the 2019 result where Shane Hebb won by 608 votes.
EAST Tilbury has a rich history of Independent councillors. For many years, Barry Palmer and John Purkiss represented the ward and they were very popular. There wasn’t a council meeting that went by when either John or Barry (or possibly both) would stand up and protect the interests of East Tilbury.
IN many ways, the Conservative candidate for The Homesteads seems to encapsulate the image of the Tory run Thurrock Council.
THIS summer, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch is leading an exciting new collaborative project, a Creative Estuary Co-commission, stretching in impact
INTO Plumbing and Heating has been named the Most Trusted Plumbing & Heating Company in Essex in the Home and Garden Awards 2021.
THE last time this reporter made a prediction about Carl Morris winning, we predicted he would win the General Election seat of Thurrock in 2010 by 1100. He lost by 92. He has never forgiven us. Never. It would be good to see Carl back in the chamber. A former mayor and a big best […]
WE alway remember one Labour candidate telling us how he put on weight whist standing in Orsett. It was all the cake the good ladies of Orsett, Bulphan and Horndon-on-the-Hil
ESTABLISHED in 1966, Choice is the original discount outlet. Having started from humble beginnings, opening their first store in Hadleigh, Essex and gradually growing their portfolio to 24 stores across the South East. Choice employs over 450 people across all of their store locations, Head Office and Distribution Centre.
THIS won’t take long. This is a tough one for Labour candidates to win. Unless of course you are Councillor Abbie Akinbohun, who, it seemed through sheer willpower and doggedness won the seat for Labour in 2018.
ORTU Hassenbrook Academy is pleased to announce today (Monday 26 April, 2021), the exciting appointment of Mrs Sally Feeney as the new Interim Headteacher starting September 1, 2021.
FACT is , we don’t believe Luke is a Conservative. We first got to know him before he entered politics and was doing sterling work in housing for Citizens Advice in Thurrock.
SOUTH Basildon and East Thurrock MP Stephen Metcalfe rose on the floor of the House of Commons to ask a question regarding Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
AT this time Teg was apprehensive that the programme might be intimidating and was concerned that the lifestyle changes could be overwhelming considering her age, but what she discovered was the opposite.
Labour police candidate: ‘The cat is out of the bag, once for all, on the Tories criminal record on law and order’
THE Labour & Co-operative Party candidate for Essex PFCC, made his remarks after comments from Laura Heggie, Chairwoman of Essex Police Federation, were reported by BBC Essex.
MR Speight said: “I was incredibly disappointed to receive a copy this evening of Conservative Sue Sammons’ election message to the residents of East Tilbury, East Tilbury Village, Linford and West Tilbury.
YOU need basic maths skills to apply for most jobs. April is Maths and Statistic Awareness Month – why not get inspired to join one of the new, short ‘boost’ maths classes offered by Thurrock Adult Community College and improve your maths skills in May for work,
ESSEX Police officers and staff were privileged to welcome Stuart Lawrence, the brother of Stephen Lawrence, to reflect on his brother’s legacy and our commitment to protecting and serving all of our communities here in Essex.
GRAYS Councillors Tony Fish, Martin Kerin and Jane Pothecary have vowed to fight a planning proposal in Hogg Lane (adjacent to Pagette Way, in Badgers Dene) which they say would be ‘terrible for the area, and destructive to the environment.’
MID and South Essex Hospitals Charity has funded interactive light projectors for Essex care homes and community hospitals, using a grant received from NHS Charities Together.