CLEMMA Tagg teaches at the college, she has created a series of online videos to help students complete their maths work from home. They have been popular with school children and parents too.
IN the UK, every Thursday at 8pm there is applause, nationwide, for the country’s NHS and other key workers – last night the port of Tilbury did it in style.
HOSPITALS across south Essex are to get a major financial boost after having their debt written off by the government.
LOCAL authorities in England have been handed new powers to hold public meetings virtually by using video or telephone conferencing technology from Saturday (4 April 2020).
LEADER of Thurrock Council, Cllr Rob Gledhill, has slammed irresponsible people who are flouting social distancing rules and breaking into closed play areas in the borough’s parks.
Where will you bury me? By Cllr Qaisar Abbas THE people of Thurrock have proud history of welcoming people from different backgrounds and religions. They have always opened their arms and hearts for those in need. The world has recently witnessed the generosity and compassion of Thurrock residents when 39 bodies were found in a […]
MILLIONS of pounds is to be handed to councils across Essex as part of a new government scheme centred around getting hospital patients back home so that coronavirus patients can be treated faster.
AS the country deals with coronavirus (Covid-19), Sports England know sport and physical activity organisations are facing a hugely difficult period of time.
ESSEX Firefighters were called to a chimney fire in Grays this afternoon.
ESSEX Police is appealing for information about a fire at a barn in Stanford-le-Hope which left six horses dead.
THURROCK Council is acting quickly to help local businesses make sure that they take full advantage of government grants available to help them stay afloat during coronavirus.
AS the chief executive of intu, I want to let you know what we are doing to support and protect our staff, brands, visitors and communities during these ever-changing times.
ESSEX Police would like to identify them in connection with reports an officer was assaulted in Drake Road, Chafford Hundred, at around 9.10am on Sunday 1 March.
MOMENTS of genuine, long lasting change happen vary rarely in the life of a nation. The post-war settlement of 1945 heralded a general political consensus, built around the NHS and the welfare state
JUST like the rest of our community, and indeed the country, we find ourselves in exceptional circumstances at the moment with developments surrounding COVID-19.
THIS is the latest set of roadworks, following the reintroduction of the Crown Road two-way system, and form part of a wider transport strategy for the town centre to help make Grays safer and more accessible, promoting job creation and access to skills and learning.
TRAFFIC data shows that on Tuesday 25 March, the day after the Prime Minister’s announcement of more extreme measures, traffic was a down 53% compared to the same time last year.
DUE to the government guidance around COVID19, the Essex Business Crime Team are aware that many business premises will be left unattended and locked-up as employees work from home.
IF you think you are suffering from domestic abuse then you probably are.
Union action secures social distancing for waste collection workers WASTE disposal workers providing services to Thurrock Council have forced their employer to introduce social distancing after Unite, Britain’s leading union threatened action. The essential workers raised concerns that their working practices meant they were unable to social distance during the current health crisis whilst providing […]
A MENTAL health ward run by Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) has successfully maintained accreditation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCP) for the third time.
TWO men and a teenager have been arrested for drug dealing offences after being stopped in Grays by a Special Constable.
I WAS hoping to send out this “round robin” with good news but the current UK situation is far from that. What may be seen by some people as draconian advice from the Prime Minister
COVID-19 has slowed down world trade and interfered with the EU-UK trade talks, and the ripples continue to be felt through the world economy. But while global leaders are preoccupied, now is a good time to focus on progress that is being made elsewhere, and a development that will be crucial to London’s future.