A HORSE has died after it was hit by a lorry when more than a dozen of the animals got loose and ran on the M25.
WITH just a couple of weeks left before the new term starts it looks like there is a race against time to get a new school in Purfleet ready. Harris Academy Riverside is a new school situated on London Road in Purfleet. It is due to open in September but YT had received reports that […]
A DRIVER from South Ockendon, who killed a cyclist on New Year’s Eve, has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.
Free Active Grub Club in Thurrock. Full details on poster.
PARENTS whose child is staying on in education after picking up their GCSE results are urged to tell HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) so that Child Benefit doesn’t stop.
WORK to improve journeys by repairing the carriageway will start this week. The A282 northbound will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Monday 19 August. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 2 anti-clockwise exit and entry slips.
A 16-year-old student from Corringham has a lot to celebrate after securing a place at a prestigious full-time drama school in London.
THE leader of Thurrock Council has said he will write to the Government to demand extra powers for collecting fines issued to vehicles registered in another country.
WET weather didn’t deter residents and visitors from coming to this year’s Purfleet Fun Day.
ESSEX Police have closed Brentwood Road, Orsett, following a collision between a car and motorbike at around 10.45am today, Saturday 17 August.
THREE planning applications to build in the village of Bulphan have left Thurrock councillors divided over whether building on green belt land is acceptable.
THURROCK Council’s plan to expand the civic offices was labelled ‘horrible’ and ‘excessive’ during a planning meeting that saw the controversial development rejected by councillors.
THURROCK Council has received a raft of objections to a mobile food stall that could begin operating in South Ockendon.
HUNDREDS of students from USP College are celebrating passing their A Levels today, with almost 400 high grades achieved this year.
Thurrock Council’s £10 million civic centre plans face another set-back as councillor calls for project to be rejected
PLANS to build a major extension to Thurrock Council’s offices are to be heard at a future planning meeting after an initial discussion resulted in a call for the plans to be rejected.
WORKS have been completed on a milestone property as Thurrock Council’s programme to refurbish all council homes in the borough continues.
BUILT environment specialist Extentia Group has delivered a unique collaborative dining experience “The Hall”, as part of a £72million extension at Intu Lakeside. The Hall is the first out-of-town offering from award-winning operator Market Halls, who already run two successful venues in London.
ESSEX Police are appealing for information about burglaries in Benfleet and Fobbing on Tuesday 13 August, which resulted in two arrests.
ESSEX Firefighters were called to a fire involving two petrol tankers on Arden Hall Chase, Horndon on the Hill.
ESSEX Police has seized over 500 cannabis plants in Grays following an incident where a vehicle collided with a building today, Wednesday 14 August.
DRIVERS are reminded that a short section of the A13 beneath the Orsett Cock roundabout will be closed this weekend.
THE new PM’s announcement of 20,000 new police officers was given a cautious welcome this week by Thurrock Labour leader Cllr Jane Pothecary.
THE THURROCK Conservatives have launched another attack on Labour’s prospective parliamentary candidate as rumours persist that a General Election is in the offing.
A SOUTH Ockendon landlord has been ordered to pay more than £7,000 after failing to provide adequate living conditions for his tenants.