THURROCK- which, as a unitary authority, is not in tier two – has the second-highest rate in the county – increasing from 132.5 to 160.6 per 100,000 over the same period.
PURFLEET-on-Thames Remembrance Day
DESPITE the coronavirus pandemic, 25 extraordinary young people from across the UK are being recognised with the coveted British Citizen Youth Award. One of them is Faith Clotworthy, age 9 from Stanford le Hope in Essex.
LIVING conditions for tenants in a house in multiple occupation (HMO) in Grays have been substantially improved through work undertaken by Thurrock Council.
USP College launches new Degree Course EXPANDING on the range of degree courses currently offered at the Seevic Campus, Benfleet, USP College will be running a two-year Business Degree commencing in September 2021. The course will offer the opportunity for students to achieve a degree-level education within a local college environment. Offered as a two-year […]
THE PORTFOLIO holder for education would not give a direct commitment on free school meals.
THE deputy leader of Thurrock Council has defended the decision for the borough to remain in Tier 1 of the Covid-19 areas.
NEARLY 100,000 people are catching coronavirus every day in England, a major analysis suggests reports the BBC.
SOUTH Essex College has worked in partnership with Essex Police to become a Hate Incident Reporting Centre (HIRC).
ST. Luke’s Hospice has launched its annual ‘Light up a Life’ appeal, giving people the chance to come together to remember a loved one this Christmas-time while also supporting St. Luke’s Hospice with a donation in their name.
COVID-19 statistics for Thurrock. Breakdown by areas of 7,500 each.
Thurrock Tory Council leader “uses loophole to dodge scrutiny on alarming rise in youth unemployment”
GOVERNMENT figures have revealed that 1,440 or 11.3% of Thurrock youngsters aged 18-24 year olds are unemployed and claiming benefits.
STAFF and patients at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital received a special delivery when the team from Amazon in Basildon delivered a surprise for children in the paediatric ward.
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents in Essex to keep safe this bonfire and fireworks season. With many organised events cancelled, emergency services are preparing for a busier night than usual as people celebrate in their own gardens. We are asking everyone to show RESPECT this Firework Night. Respect the Firework Will […]
MORRISON stores will join the national effort to ensure no school child in need goes without an adequate meal this half term.
THURROCK Museum Volunteers proudly present a special display for Armistice to commemorate the Thurrock people who lost their lives in the two World Wars.
THURROCK has the highest rate of infection for Covid-19 in the whole county. More than half of districts have recorded Covid-19 infection rates of over 100, according to the latest data. Thurrock has 154.9 per 100,000 people for the week up to October 22. The borough is still under Tier One restrictions while the vast […]
THE next round of applications for primary school places in Thurrock opens on Monday 2 November 2020.
FIREFIGHTERS are currently at the scene of a lorry fire on Sandy Lane, Aveley at the junction of the A1306 at Wennington.
Thurrock could face decades of debt and deep, damaging cuts to front-line services as Labour put pressure on council leader
THE LEADER of the Thurrock Labour group has written to the leader of Thurrock Council with a number of questions . Here is the letter addressed to: Councillor Robert Gledhill Leader of the Council Thurrock Borough Council, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays Essex RM17 6SL ATTACHED is a link to a report by the Bureau of […]
THURROCK residents are encouraged to privately mark Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day this November with commemorations at home.
A THURROCK nursery provider is surprising parents by offering a year’s worth of free childcare to one lucky family. Busy Bees Nurseries, which has a centre in Chafford Hundred, on Howard Road, has launched ‘Buzz’s Bonus’ to thank parents for their support, offering a variety of exciting bonuses for new enrolments, from annual National Trust […]
AN innovative community-led local development (CLLD) programme in Tilbury has opened its fourth round of applications to offer funding to organisations supporting residents into work.
A MEMORIAL event paying tribute to the 39 people who died in a container lorry is being held on the first anniversary of the tragedy reports the BBC.