Concerns over new Lower Thames Crossing info events

Concerns over new Lower Thames Crossing info events

NATIONAL Highways today announced four new Lower Thames Crossing info events. In their announcement they say the events are so that people can find out the latest project updates and ask questions. The events will all be held between 4-8pm, and are in Upminster (Feb 16), East Tilbury(Feb 17), Orsett (Feb 28), and Gravesend (March […]

Ringleader jailed in Belgium for Grays lorry deaths

Ringleader jailed in Belgium for Grays lorry deaths

A BELGIAN court has sentenced a Vietnamese man to 15 years in prison after ruling that he was the ringleader of a gang that trafficked migrants found dead in a lorry in the UK reports the BBC. Vo Van Hong was found guilty of leading a cross-Channel people trafficking operation based in Belgium.  Thirty-nine Vietnamese […]

Rugby: Thurrock bow out of the Essex Cup

Rugby: Thurrock bow out of the Essex Cup

Thurrock 20, Billericay 24 ON Sunday (16 January) at Oakfield, Billericay RFC U16s gave a second half rugby masterclass in ball handling and offloading in the tackle. Trailing by ten points at the interval, the visitors, Billericay upped their game and outscored Thurrock by three tries to one in the second half much to the […]

Range Rover stolen in Harlow crashes in Thurrock

THURROCK Police have reported two successes involving stolen cars, even though one of the vehicles was involved in a crash while being pursued. Its driver was arrested. A statement this morning (Friday, 31 December) from Thurrock police said: “Officers from our Operational Support Group had a suspected stolen Range Rover from Harlow make off from […]

Hare coursing link to police probe in Bulphan

Hare coursing link to police probe in Bulphan

POLICE are probing an incident near Bulphan last week which has been reported as a group of people hare coursing.  A Land Rover which was not taxed or MOTed became stuck on land. A police statement says: “We are investigating reports of criminal damage at an address in Harrow Lane, Bulphan. “Early on Wednesday, 22 […]

Football: Honours shared in local derby

Football: Honours shared in local derby

Isthmian North Grays Athletic 2 v 2 Tilbury The two oldest clubs in the borough locked horns once again in front of a large and vociferous crowd both eager to claim the bragging rights. Blues holding a two goal advantage at half time held the upper hand but a spirited Dockers second half fightback ensured […]