DARREN Bennett owns one of Essex’ top restaurants The Magic Mushroom in Billericay, Essex. After what has been one of the toughest years in history for all hospitality and indeed other sectors, Darren welcomed today’s Budget announcements. Darren has been the owner and executive chef of The Magic Mushroom since 1996. Today’s budget announcements extending […]
THE sites for the eight freeports in England have been revealed as part of the Chancellor’s Budget.
A WEST Thurrock resident who allowed his back garden to be used to dump sofas and other large household items has been ordered to pay £3,550 following action taken by Thurrock Council.
A MAN has been found not guilty of his alleged involvement in the death of Daniel Adger in 2017.
THE INFECTION rate in Thurrock has dropped by 13.2% over the last seven days.
DP WORLD in the UK today announces that London Gateway’s Logistics Park will fast-track the delivery of a speculative 146,000 sq ft green warehouse facility before the end of 2021 to meet the rapidly growing demand for premium warehousing space in the South East of England. This follows the letting upon completion of LG231, a 230,000 sq ft warehouse facility, to P&O Ferrymasters last year.
HEAVY monthly bleeding, excruciating cramps, abdominal pain even when you’re not menstruating – the symptoms can vary in intensity and frequency, but the cause stays the same. It is endometriosis, a condition that affects one in ten women.
THE A13 will be closed in both directions between the A128 (Orsett Cock roundabout) and the A1014 (Stanford-le-Hope) this weekend to demolish Horndon Bridge safely.
THE chancellor is set to announce £408m of help for museums, theatres and galleries in England to reopen when Covid restrictions start to ease reports the BBC.
DESPITE attempted assurances about the risk of asbestos in the Grays high rise flats, Grays councillors Tony Fish, Martin Kerin and Jane Pothecary are set to meet senior council officers and public health officials to further outline residents’ concerns and press for further assurances around resident safety.
SOUTH Essex College and University Centre South Essex will be celebrating the diverse range of careers and opportunities in the South East with National Careers Week.National Careers Week (NCW) is a celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education across the UK running from the 1 March to 6 March. The aim is to […]
UNITE, the UK’s construction union, has warned that plans by the London Resort, the Disney style theme park due to be built in the Kent estuary, to house 2,000 construction workers at Tilbury in Essex, requires full consultation, to ensure that workers are well treated.
DURING Careers Week, 1-6 March 2021, be inspired to explore new career options by enrolling on one of Thurrock Adult Community College’s free Introduction courses (for adults aged 19 and over). Informative sessions are available to guide you through working in a range of sectors and jobs including Bookkeeping, Counselling, Early Years, Learning Support Assistant […]
BUSINESS Administration apprentices at ITEC Learning Technologies, Basildon, have passed their course with flying colours. 100% of students passed the course with 93% of learners gaining a Distinction – the highest possible grade.
MORE than 92% of pupils who are expected to begin secondary school in Thurrock this September have been offered one of their top three school preferences.
THE INFECTION rate in Thurrock has increased by 9.8% over the last seven days. The borough has 201 cases. Thurrock now stands at 111th out of 315 in the infection table of 315 local authorities That equates to 115.3 cases per 100,000. Remember, these figures relate to Feb 23rd and not today (Feb 28th). Reference […]
GRAYS Councillor, Martin Kerin, a vocal supporter of Grays Athletic’s bid for a ground at Ship Lane, has spoken of his disappointment at the decision of the Planning Committee to reject it.
Grays Athletic call for apology from councillors over misleading comments at meeting as hopes for new ground dashed
THE upset felt by Grays Athletic football club over the rejection of a planning application that would have seen them have a new home is to prompt a letter of complaint to Thurrock Council.
FOLLOWING disruption on one of Essex’s major routes this weekend, police are asking the public to report any activity relating to pony and trap racing in the area. There was significant disruption on the A127 this morning (Saturday 28 February) due to pony and trap racing on the Southend-bound carriageway of the Brentwood area. West […]
THE INFECTION rate in Thurrock has increased by 0.6% over the last seven days. The borough has 205 cases. Thurrock now stands at 129th out of 315 in the infection table of 315 local authorities That equates to 117.6 cases per 100,000. Remember, these figures relate to Feb 21st and not today (Feb 26th). Reference […]
THE M25 was closed clockwise between Junction 29 (Romford) and Junction 30 (Thurrock) due to a collision that happened just before 1pm this afternoon (Friday, 26 February) and it was closed for some time for a clear up operation. An official diversion route was taking people to the A128 and through Thurrock back to the […]
CASES of COVID-19 are falling across Essex but it is important that we all continue to stick to the regulations by staying at home and staying safe.
FIRE Crews extinguished a fire caused by a faulty fridge…and rescued a cat.
LIBRARIES across Thurrock will reopen on Monday 1 March in line with government guidance, offering residents a limited order and collect service and essential computer use.