Thurrock Council meeting abandoned after admin blunder

Thurrock Council meeting abandoned after admin blunder

SENIOR Thurrock Council officers were left embarrassed after a bureaucratic bungle that meant the authority’s cabinet meeting was cancelled moments before it was due to begin. Wednesday nights meeting contained a number of key agenda items including contract procurement, animal welfare and – somewhat ironically – the council’s communications strategy. However, with councillors poised to […]

Cory celebrates 125th anniversary on the River Thames

Cory celebrates 125th anniversary on the River Thames

ON 14th October at London’s iconic Tower Bridge, Cory celebrated the 125th anniversary of the company’s incorporation as William Cory & Son in 1896. The venue was a fitting location for the celebration, with the River Thames providing a backdrop that has been ever-present in Cory’s operations.

Machine that helps stop hair loss is a “game changer” for Thurrock chemotherapy patients

Machine that helps stop hair loss is a “game changer” for Thurrock chemotherapy patients

NEW machines that help stop hair loss are making a life-changing difference for chemotherapy patients. Five Paxman scalp cooling cap machines have been bought for Southend Hospital, after several generous charity legacy donations hit the £60,000 fundraising target. The treatment works by reducing the temperature of a patient’s scalp by just a few degrees immediately […]

Education collaboration reaches new heights as Gateway Academy students lead teaching programme

Education collaboration reaches new heights as Gateway Academy students lead  teaching programme

TWENTY-three Year 10 students from the Gateway Academy are mentoring some of the Gateway Learning Community’s Year 6 students in mathematics. The Year 10 students, many of whom are re-visiting the primary schools they previously attended, are showing great professionalism and commitment in supporting the younger students with their learning.

Police make arrests after protesters block roads in Thurrock

Police make arrests after protesters block roads in Thurrock

ESSEX Police has responded quickly, made 16 arrests and are working to get traffic moving following reports of people blocking the road on the M25. They were initially called to reports of people on the slip road of Junction 31 of the M25 shortly after 8.25am and officers were on scene within five minutes. They […]

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