THE team at the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury is celebrating Armed Forces Day (25th June) by shining a light on some of the veterans and reservists working across Amazon’s UK operations network.
Stanford-le-Hope leads the property market with UK’s first operationally net zero carbon development
SHARED ownership provider SO Resi has launched a new development in Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, that uses the latest in construction and microgeneration technology to create homes that are greener, warmer and cheaper to run.
PATIENTS are benefitting from a new machine that helps show clear video of their airways.
THURROCK Council has launched a new consultation to help shape the future of the borough’s cemeteries and ensure that they remain safe, peaceful and respectful places to visit and remember loved ones.
Small Business, Big Dreams: Amazon to host interactive livestream to help young, budding business owners
AMAZON announces the launch of Small Business, Big Dreams: an interactive, virtual livestream aimed at helping up-and-coming entrepreneurs to grow their businesses.
A MAN has been charged following a warrant in Chafford Hundred where a cannabis grow was found.
HOSPITAL staff were joined by local Mayors, LGBTQ+ charities and hospital radio teams in an afternoon of picnics as part of Pride Month.
AS industrial action by the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) on the UK rail network continues, customers are reminded to only travel on Saturday 25 June if their journey is essential. Significant disruption is expected on all lines with services starting later and finishing much earlier than usual. We are continuing […]
EAST Thurrock United FC owner, Thurrock based entrepreneur and businessman Alfie Best, has today confirmed that he has completed the purchase of the former Pegasus Sports Club in Herd Lane, Corringham.
A NEW partnership has been formed between the national youth charity OnSide and Tilbury Towns Fund Board to use their combined experience and skills to dramatically expand the opportunities available to young people in the area, by creating a brand-new Youth Zone.
Drop-in events warmly received by Ukrainian guests, as Council continues to support those fleeing Ukraine
TUESDAY 21 June, saw the fifth Thurrock Council run community drop-in session take place, this time in the Community Church Hall in Chadwell St Mary.
TWO weeks ago, Thurrock Council was boasting of how it was opening it’s “impressive new building” and how the building includes “new Council chamber which has been meticulously designed to stand for generations.”
MARKED on the 22 June each year, it recognises the contribution of the Windrush Generation and their descendants. The Empire Windrush and other ships carried people from Caribbean countries to the UK between 1948 and 1971.
TO CELEBRATE the Platinum Jubilee, Ortu Corringham Primary pupils were treated to a very special appearance from Stephen Metcalfe MP and the Queen herself (… well, almost) Corringham Primary’s very own Bev Bennett arrived at the school, with her own royal guardsman, Mr Luke Seely, to surprise the students at their jubilee street party. The […]
WHAT does a member of the House of Lords, a pioneer in fertility treatment and legend in the science world enjoy doing day-to-day? Well, students at Ortu Gable Hall found out when they were treated to a very special visit from Lord Robert Winston himself last Friday, June 17th.
THURROCK Council is poised to give its formal response to a consultation on the proposed Lower Thames Crossing and has questioned the scheme’s viability in letter to the treasury. The council has written to Simon Clarke, Chief Secretary to the Treasury saying it has “significant concerns” about the scheme. In the letter Rob Gledhill, leader […]
NATIONALLY one million more blood donors are needed over the next five years to ensure patients receive the right type of blood to save and improve their lives, with a particular need for Black African, Black Caribbean and younger donors. The five-year Blood Service Strategy, published at the start of National Blood Week, sets ambitious […]
A PROJECT set up to keep young people out of harm’s way and counter the threat of the county lines drugs gangs has been hailed a success.
A STUDY carried out by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) has called on the Government to give training providers and employers financial incentives to take on apprentices without a grade 4 pass in GCSE English and maths, and then support them to achieve these qualifications.
THURROCK councillors want residents to get on board with a plan to provide homes and jobs for young people.
STUDENTS at Ortu Gable Hall had a fantastic day celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee last week, 13th of June, with a party which undoubtedly had a more exclusive invite list than the one at Buckingham Palace and a visit from the newly elected mayor, Cllr James Halden, and Cabinet Member for Education, Cllr Barry Johnson.
A SCHEME improving access to hospital services for people with learning disabilities has been shortlisted for a national award.
MEASURES to tackle unscrupulous private landlords who evict tenants without giving a reason or who let unsafe homes, will be introduced under government proposals aimed at giving a better deal for millions of renters in England reports The Guardian. The centrepiece of the fairer private rented sector white paper, published by the government on Thursday, […]
RESIDENTS in Corringham and wider East Thurrock have reacted with disappointment after Barclays announced that it plans to shut its branch in the town later this year – the latest in a series of closures that has included closure of its Lakeside and Sockets Heath branches recently. The pending closure of the Grover walk branch, […]