Woodside’s Gamelan Carmen – possibly a World Premiere

Woodside’s Gamelan Carmen – possibly a World Premiere

YEAR 4 children at Woodside Academy stirred up an exciting cultural combination last week with Indonesian Gamelan and French composer, Georges Bizet’s opera, Carmen. Working with expert Gamelan practitioner Sarah Stuchfield, children learnt to play the Gamelan percussion instruments consisting of various gongs, drums and metallophones. Children then made Indonesian style shadow puppets which they […]

Letter to Editor: Grays Riverside council thanks voters

Letter to Editor: Grays Riverside council thanks voters

Dear Editor, I am writing to thank the people of Grays Riverside for putting their trust in me for a third time and re-electing me with an increased majority and vote share. I feel honoured to have been granted four more years to represent this wonderful ward. There are many people, both inside and outside […]

Raising awareness of heart failure symptoms will help save lives

Raising awareness of heart failure symptoms will help save lives

SPECIALIST hospital staff are making people more aware of the symptoms of heart failure. As part of European Heart Failure Awareness Week (6-12 May), staff at the world-renowned Essex Cardiothoracic Centre at Basildon Hospital are asking staff and visitors to bang a drum, symbolic of the noise of a beating heart. Dr Henry ​Oluwasefunmi Savage, consultant […]

Cory announces record year in 2021 Annual Report

Cory announces record year in 2021 Annual Report

CORY has published its 2021 Annual Report, which details its business strategy, operational performance, sustainability priorities, governance, and consolidated financial results.  In its 2021 operational performance, Cory diverted a record 782,000 tonnes of residual waste from landfill at its energy from waste (EfW) facility in Belvedere. This was the facility’s best operational performance since it […]