A REPRESENTATIVE from NHS England has faced heavy scrutiny from Thurrock Councillors after millions of pounds was pulled from mid and South Essex to bail out a neighbouring health authority. It was revealed in June that the authority responsible for overseeing healthcare in Cambridge and Peterborough had run up a deficit of almost £200million and […]
A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of breaching a gang injunction.
THE family of late patient Alfreda Lawrence raised and donated £1117.35 to the Pasteur ward at Basildon Hospital, in recognition of the fantastic care their mum received from staff on the Stroke Unit.
BRENTWOOO Borough Council has been told its long term housing plan lacks “transparency” by Basildon Council, which has included its significant concerns over major housing plans for Dunton. Among the key issues arising from the Brentwood local plan – that sets out where 7,752 new homes should be built between 2016 and 2033 – is […]
ESSEX Police’s new recruits completed their training by proudly ‘passing out’ during a special ceremony surrounded by our family and friends at our HQ in Chelmsford.
A SOUTH Ockendon woman has been found guilty of assaulting an member of the ambulance staff.
STANFORD East and Corringham Town Councillor, Shane Ralph, has written to the council demanding answers for last weekend’s transport shut down in Stanford-le-Hope.
PORT of Tilbury, London’s major port, this month marks the 50th anniversary of its grain terminal, the UK’s largest terminal for the import and export of grain.
NEW students at Ortu Hassenbrook Academy in Stanford Le Hope, got a special welcome to secondary school after Councillor James Halden popped by to say hello and see how they were settling in last week (4 September).
A CORRUPT agency worker at the Port of Tilbury has been jailed for 14 years and five months after pleading guilty to assisting offenders to import or supply cocaine.
Thurrock Cycling Campaign To Join Stop Killing Cyclists & Extinction Rebellion Protest This Saturday. National Funeral For The Unknown Cyclist. Thurrock Cycling Campaign once again will be travelling to central London on Saturday to join the call for funding for a proper nationwide cycling infrastructure, a proper ‘slice’ of the transport budget. In view of […]
AS schools across the UK go back, it’s time for them to enter Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards. By entering they could be in with a chance of winning £1,000.
FIRE Crews were called to a property in Quince Tree Close, South Ockendon, after the owner discovered his oven on fire.
THURROCK Council officers have failed again to convince councillors that redeveloping Thurrock’s council offices will be beneficial to residents and struggled to provide any confidence over the £10million price tag.
CHIQUITO and Frankie and Benny’s restaurants in Thurrock could be shut for good as part of a national restructure.
THE September 2019 meeting of the Chadwell St Mary Community Forum will be held on Thursday 26th September at Emmanuel Church, Sleepers Farm Road starting at 7pm.
DUST that has been plaguing the residents of Tilbury for years does contain hazardous material but there is no evidence it is harmful to health, independent testing has revealed.
THURROCK Council has successfully been granted an interim injunction to prevent unauthorised encampments in the borough.
THREE members of the C17 gang are wanted for breaching a court-imposed injunction against them.
A MAN has jailed for six years for robbery offences in Tilbury where two men were threatened and told to withdraw cash at ATM machines.
Aveley and Kenningtons Community Forum. Full details on poster.
FROM the outset, I believe that our national interest is best served by being a full and active member of a reformed and renewed European Union. Indeed, even if we do leave the EU, I believe that we will have rejoined within my lifetime.
WHETHER your goal is to find a job, improve your career or support your children/grandchildren with their school work, improving your English skills can help. Learn at a pace and level that is right for you at Thurrock Adult Community College (TACC) in Grays.
AMAZON in Tilbury celebrated summer with a family fun festival hosted at the site.