St. Luke’s Hospice is seeking volunteers for Christmas tree collection and recycling fundraising initiative.

St. Luke’s Hospice is seeking volunteers for Christmas tree collection and recycling fundraising initiative.

THE charity is looking for volunteers with their own van to help collect Christmas trees from designated addresses on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th January, 9am – 4pm, and drop them off at the Basildon Recycle Barleylands Depot. Addresses will be concentrated within a three mile radius of the depot and routes will be mapped out for each driver before the day.

The Dream Factory make more dreams come true for local children and young adults

The Dream Factory make more dreams come true for local children and young adults

THE Dream Factory is an Essex-based charity established 11 years ago to brighten the lives and encourage hope for children and young adults aged 3-25 years, who have either life-limiting or life-threatening conditions, or who suffer from severe disabilities. They do this by granting their dreams and making their wishes come true and aim to do everything possible to grant a child’s dream, whether it’s to meet their favourite celebrity or sporting hero.

Van seized for suspected fly-tipping

Van seized for suspected fly-tipping

THURROCK Council has issued a warning to fly-tippers that the net is closing after the council’s Civil Enforcement officers confiscated a vehicle suspected of being involved in fly-tipping in a joint operation with Essex Police.

Thurrock Interfaith conference held in Grays

Thurrock Interfaith conference held in Grays

THURROCK Labour Party’s ethnic minorities office Councillor Qaisar Abbas organised “Interfaith Roundtable Dialogue” session in Grays. The event was attended by British Council’s sponsored scholar Mr Hasan al Banna (Director of Modern Islamic School, General Secretary United Muslims Association and Director of Philosophy and Faiths Board of Central Java, Indonesia),

Mothercare Thurrock announce massive closing down sale

Mothercare Thurrock announce massive closing down sale

ON Friday 8th November, Mothercare Thurrock will commence a massive closing down sale with everything* in store dramatically reduced, just in time for Christmas – everything must go. Following the previous closure of 60 stores, it has been confirmed that Mothercare has now gone into administration and is closing all remaining stores across the UK with all stock discounted.