PATIENTS at Basildon Hospital have been assured that it has stepped up to the plate after being criticised over safety in a recent Care Quality Commission inspection reports the Thurrock Independent.
A pathologist has said the death of a man found trapped under the drum of a cement mixer 17 years ago “looks staged” reports BBC.
MORE than 47,000 businesses in the East of England, with a turnover above £85,000, have signed up to Making Tax Digital (MTD).
THE Riverside Community Big Local has welcomed the Chief Executive Officer of Local Trust (the body which funds them) to Grays to view some of their exciting projects.
Thurrock Choral Society set to host Summer Concert. Full details on poster.
HASSENBROOK school, part of the ORTU trust in Stanford Le Hope, is optimistic for the future after a recent Ofsted Inspection raised its rating out of special measures.
Europcar Mobility Group UK opens two acre Van Supersite in Purfleet Launch of new station creates new jobs in the area As part of its ongoing commitment to making vehicles accessible when and where they’re needed, Europcar Mobility Group UK has opened the latest of its van rental supersites in Purfleet, Essex. Ideally positioned just […]
ARTS organisation Metal’s popular family-friendly festival Village Green on Saturday 13 July hosts a brilliant line up of DJs this year to compliment the live music acts and the many stages and spaces around the festival. Covering a huge range of genres, there’ll be a tune playing somewhere in Chalkwell Park for everybody’s taste. Village […]
THURROCK Council is set to crackdown against popular ride-hailing service Uber over accusations their drivers are not obtaining licences from the authority. The company uses a virtual boundary known as a “geofence” within their app that designates Thurrock as part of Greater London, effectively allowing their drivers and their vehicles to operate without having to […]
THE number of children being adopted in Thurrock has doubled in the past 12 months but the borough continues to have one of the lowest adoption rates in the east of England.
SWIMMERS from Thurrock Swimming Club were awarded Jack Petchey awards last week.
NATIONAL housebuilder Bellway will stage the country’s biggest developer-run new homes sales event in London on Friday and Saturday (May 17th and 18th).
FIRE Crews were called to a property in London Road, Grays, after a neighbour heard the smoke alarm going off.
A GRAYS man has been jailed after a series of thefts and failure to register as a sex offender after leaving prison.
THE annual women’s South Essex indoor cricket sixes, again sponsored by Thurrock Sports Council, has been completed with Belhus Ladies (pictured) emerging as champions for the first time.
Family and first time buyer homes launch at Redrow’s new development REDROW is launching a collection of three and four bedroom homes at The Shires, the housebuilders brand new development in Bulphan, to the west of Basildon. The new homes from the award-winning Heritage Collection will launch on Saturday 30th March. Redrow’s Heritage Collection homes […]
Lee Hurst Comedy Club That bald bloke from “They think it’s all over” is back with a brand new comedy night out. The Local Comedy Club comes to Grays. Lee Hurst brings his Comedy Club to Grays again, along with 3 other comedians. See Lee’s website for more information and to book: www.leehurst.com. The sooner […]
THURROCK Council is facing an “unprecedented” demand for school places and will have to spend more than £3million to ensure there are enough for 2019.
Appeal after dog goes missing in Purfleet. Full details on poster.
SENIOR decision makers at businesses in the East of England are some of the least likely in the country to lose important documents, like receipts (55%), according to new figures released today. The poll, run by YouGov for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), also found some of the highest levels of support for having all […]
By Local Democracy Reporter Steve Shaw BASILDON Council has dismissed the possibility of its Thurrock counterpart building homes within its boundaries as “not a realistic option”. Thurrock Council is currently undertaking a consultation into how the borough will accommodate more than 30,000 new homes included within its Local Plan. This week Basildon Council’s Strategic Planning […]
ESSEX Police is appealing for witnesses after three men stole cash from a Grays estate agent.
THIS Valentine’s Day, Morrisons Grays is celebrating all love by launching one of the UK’s most colourful flowers – the Rainbow Rose.
GRAYS Ath went down to a single goal defeat against league leaders Bowers on Tuesday night.