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.
THURROCK cycling and environmental campaigner Matt Hill was seriously injured after being hit on his cycle today (Tuesday,12 November) – but he is already spreading a message about the incident from his hospital bed as he awaits an operation reports the Thurrock Independent.
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.
AS you may know, 72% of those who voted in the 2016 European Union Referendum in Thurrock voted to Leave. That is a whopping 57,765. We have a general election in Thurrock on Thursday December 12th and you get the feeling that people are wintering who exactly is out there representing them on that issue.
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.
ON Thursday 7 November, five colleagues who provide health services in North Singapore visited Thurrock to hear about Local Area Coordination and the transformation of our health and social care system.
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),
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.