THE Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme is ready to get people out and about over the Bank Holiday and half term with its Tales of the Fanns Walking & Arts Festival. All walk routes are now confirmed and waiting to be booked. Over two weeks between 22 May and 6 June, experienced walk […]
THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle Price rose on the floor of the House of Commons to react to the Queen’s speech.
A GP’s receptionist had to have her leg and all her toes amputated after a hot tub party gave her a deadly blood infection.
WORK to improve The Manorway, Stanford-le-Hope, to help make the road quieter for use by heavy goods vehicles is set to get underway soon.
DO you recognise this man? Essex Police need to speak to him in connection with a serious assault in Grays.
RESIDENTS in Thurrock are being thanked for their use of waste bring sites and their understanding during disruption caused by Unite the Union extending current strike action until Friday 18 June.
THURROCK Council has been successfully granted with an interim injunction by the High Court to prevent residents living in an unsafe House in Multiple Occupation (HMO), in what is believed to be a UK first. On Friday 7 May, the High Court granted the interim injunction against two residents who had continued living in a […]
POLICE Officers from the Town Centre Team found it abandoned in Linford earlier today, Friday 14 May. We believe that the briefcase may have had sentimental items inside, and would like to trace the owner. If you have any information about the briefcase, or it belongs to you, please call us on 101. The reference […]
SPECIALIST officers have secured justice for the victim of child sexual abuse in a landmark case for Essex Police. Jason Beadle was convicted last month of a series of child sex offences which took place in Tilbury between 2017 and 2018. The 34 year-old, of Dover Road, Northfleet, was arrested in October 2018 when the […]
THE HIGH Court has ruled that local authorities can no longer issue blanket bans on Gypsies and Travellers stopping on parcels of land, in a landmark case which campaigners have hailed a “victory for equality”. A number of councils have used wide injunctions against “persons unknown” since 2015 to prevent Gypsies and Travellers from stopping […]
IT’S been a long time coming for the hospitality industry, but fans of Prezzo Lakeside will be excited to hear that doors will be reopening on the 17th May for indoor dining! With our unpredictable summer just around the corner, customers will now be able to reunite with friends and family inside, and not be at the mercy of the British weather!
Essential workers fighting to defend their pay from Thurrock Council bosses will continue strike action
ESSENTIAL workers fighting to defend their pay from Thurrock Council bosses will continue strike action
THURROCK Council is deeply disappointed that Unite the Union has, once again, chosen to further extend strike action despite the ongoing consultation and ACAS conciliation, and without proposing any solutions to resolve the dispute
ADDITIONAL temporary waste drop-off sites will be created this week to give residents more opportunities to dispose of household waste not collected because of Unite the Union strike action.
AMAZON is launching the first live virtual tours of its fulfilment centres in the UK. Experienced tour guides from seven fulfilment centres will take visitors live to the various stations which a product passes at Amazon.
AS this week is International Nurses’ Day (May 12), we caught up with one of Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust’s 31 new specialist intensive care nurses from India, who is helping treat the sickest patients in critical care.
FOR the first time in 2021, Fridays is excited to confirm that fans will be able to get that Fridays Feeling all day, every day, when its Lakeside restaurants; Lakeside Quay and Lakeside, reopen for indoor dining, from Monday 17th May.
THE festival has been curated in response to the Thames Estuary and the lives, landscapes and histories found there.
THURROCK Council urgently need Foster Carers to come forward to help some of the most vulnerable children and young people in Thurrock. Thurrock Council wants all children and young people in its care to have a safe home in which they will be loved, nurtured and can thrive, when family and friends are not able […]
IN May 2020, Mr Perrin wrote an article, specifically mentioning me, demanding that councillors who had intended to stand down, but whose terms were extended as a result of the cancellation of the 2020 local elections, make their intentions for the coming year clear.
IN increasing Labour’s vote by more than 30,000 county wide, and taking Labour into a clear second place, Chris Vince has declared that ‘Labour are clearly the only viable opposition to the Tories across Essex, and this result gives us a strong base to go forward and to articulate a clear vision for the future.’
FOLLOWING his successful re-election campaign, Cllr Tony Fish thanked his residents for voting for him. Speaking after the count, he said:
AFTER opening over 130 years ago, and becoming neglected during recent times, Grays Town Park has been given a new lease of life through the hard work of a local group and the award of several grants.
NEWLY elected Cllr Kairen Raper thanks her residents in Tilbury St. Chads Speaking after the count, Cllr Raper said: “I would like to thank all those residents of Tilbury St. Chads Ward who, on 6th May, elected me to be their Councillor. “I consider it a great privilege to represent the town in which I […]