Monday, December 4, 2023


Basildon University Hospital no longer rated ‘inadequate’ by healthcare watchdog but still ‘requires improvement’

BASILDON hospital has seen a number of improvements in its service provision following the publication of its latest inspection report by the Care Quality...

Hospital staff win four national awards

CHILDREN'S departments at two hospitals have won a clutch of awards celebrating the high quality of its staff training, which improves patient care. The paediatrics...

Heart centre is pacing ahead: new pacemaker at Essex Cardiothoracic Centre set to help more patients with slower heart rhythms

PATIENTS suffering slow heart rhythm in Essex are set to benefit after local surgeons implanted a new and innovative pacemaker. Staff based at the world-renowned...

Thurrock Council workers are not there to be abused

THURROCK Council has launched a campaign to highlight how the council workers you see around the borough are here to help, and what a positive difference it makes when they are respected as they go about their work.

M and S Lakeside unveil plans for new clothing department

M&S Lakeside Thurrock has today unveiled plans for a stylish new Clothing department design, making it one of the first stores in the country to feature the retailer’s new-look store layout.

DP World welcomes new south America shipping service to London Gateway

DP World today announced its latest milestone at London Gateway with the arrival of the first vessel under a new South America shipping service, boosting the UK’s global connectivity.

New grants for rising star developers to help turn video game ideas into smash hits

CREATIVE developers and studios can bid for new cash from a multi-million pound government funded scheme to turn their new video game ideas into market leaders  – and potentially score a hit such as Grand Theft Auto or Tomb Raider.

Families to save hundreds on energy bills through £1 billion insulation scheme

MORE than 300,000 families are set to save hundreds of pounds on their bills thanks to new energy efficiency upgrades.

Customer consultation on the future of station ticket offices extended to 1 September

TRENTALIA c2c, along with train operators across the UK, has extended the public consultation for feedback on plans to modernise customer service across the rail network by an extra five and a half weeks.

Jack Petchey celebrates his 98th birthday

IN 1999 businessman Jack Petchey set up the Jack Petchey Foundation to inspire and motivate young people across London and Essex to do their best and reach their full potential.

UK Power Networks: Stay safe this summer

STEP into summer and stay safe is the message, as ESSEX school children begin their break and families have fun in the sun.

Man dies after collision on A13 near Grays

ONE man has died and another has been seriously injured following a collision on the A13 in Thurrock.

New project will make a ‘profound difference’ in tackling fuel poverty among young people in Essex

A NEW partnership project to tackle fuel poverty and isolation among young people in Essex has been launched.

Women and babies are benefitting from a new £11,000 wireless machine that helps monitor both their health in real-time during labour. 

WOMEN and babies are benefitting from a new £11,000 wireless machine that helps monitor both their health in real-time during labour. 

Plans announced to shut most rail ticket offices

A MAJOR closure of rail ticket office closures could be about to happen after rail firm bosses have announced plans for a public consultation their closure over the next three years.

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