Police seize off road bikes on Davy Down

Police seize off road bikes on Davy Down

ESSEX Police attended Davey Down nature reserve after reports of off road bikes racing and scaring dog walkers. Officers stopped 25 persons with 13 off road bikes and issued 16 section 59 warnings in 2 hours. They also seized one bike for a second section 59 offence within 12 months. If you are seen driving […]

All Covid-19 travel restrictions removed in the UK

All Covid-19 travel restrictions removed in the UK

THE Government will remove the remaining restrictions on international travel for all passengers ahead of the Easter Holidays, the Transport Secretary announced today (Monday, 14 March). As one of the first major economies to remove all its remaining COVID-19 travel restrictions, this is a landmark moment for passengers and the travel and aviation sector. From […]

Aveley vet struck off for series of clinical failures

Aveley vet struck off for series of clinical failures

THE RCVS disciplinary committee has directed that an Aveley based vet has her name removed from the register for a series of clinical failures and failing to respond to reasonable requests from the regulator. The hearing for Anne Mullen, who had four charges against her, was held in her absence from 31 January to 7 […]

Thurrock Flexible Generation Plant development consent decision announced

Thurrock Flexible Generation Plant development consent decision announced

LAST week, the application for the Thurrock Flexible Generation Plant has been granted development consent by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.  The application was for the proposed development comprising of the construction and operation of Gas Reciprocating engines with up to 600 MW electrical capacity and Battery Storage with up […]

Thurrock Council ask residents to report storm damage

Thurrock Council ask residents to report storm damage

CLEAN-UP operations are ongoing following four days of storms and high winds affecting Thurrock. Council teams have been hard at work clearing up fallen trees and lamppost columns as well as making repairs to roads and road signs. Leader of Thurrock Council, Cllr Rob Gledhill, said: “The high winds we saw on Friday damaged a […]

Popular Thurrock Labour councillor defects to the Tories

Popular Thurrock Labour councillor defects to the Tories

TODAY (18th Feb), Councillor Qaisar Abbas has left the Labour Group and joined the Thurrock Conservatives. This increases the size of the Thurrock Conservative Group to 30 of the 49 Councillors. Cllr Qaisar Abbas said: “I am left with no choice except to resign from the Labour Party. Thurrock Labour is riddled with bullying, discrimination, […]

Introduction of new online parking permits set to offer more flexibility and peace of mind for Thurrock residents

Introduction of new online parking permits set to offer more flexibility and peace of mind for Thurrock residents

THIS week, Thurrock Council announced changes to significantly improve how it processes and issues parking permits, including permits for business, residents and visitors. Under the incoming system, due to go live at the end of March, applicants will instantly be registered on the system and given an electronic permit at the same time they are […]