VERY long grass and a bumpy pitch does not make for champagne football but goals by Ishmael Welsh and Simon Thomas were enough to secure a first round FA Trophy win for the Blues. The ball seemed to get stuck underneath the players boots and one touch flowing football was nigh on impossible.
Lincoln’s first game in charge. Green shoots of recovery against a very difficult Braintree side while an Ishmael Welsh cracker puts Grays through to next round of FA Trophy.
Protest group spokesperson Terri Orchard, who is taking part, said: “We don’t have a hope of tackling climate change if we don’t find a way to start moving beyond oil. But Big Oil is relentless. From the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic to the Canadian tar sands, oil companies are devastating local environments, trampling the rights of local communities, and pushing us over the edge to catastrophic climate change.
THERE are reports of several eco-protestors who have chained themselves to petrol tankers on the Manorway in Corringham.
Police appear to be prepared for a major protest with dozens of police vans parked in Stanford-le-Hope, roads blocked off and helicopters flying overhead. Police are at Fenchurch Street preventing protestors getting to Stanford-le-Hope station.
A man from Grays has been charged with causing death by careless driving in connection with a fatal collision in the town on Friday, February 19, which resulted in the death of pedestrian Barry Baker.
She was Izabela Derbis, a Polish national who lived in Warren Street, west London. She was a passenger in a Renault Scenic which was being driven by another woman who is currently in a stable condition in Queens Hospital in Romford.
What we do notice is the high number of appeals for information regarding crimes in South Ockendon. The robbery at Tesco Express, assaults outside pubs, delivery driver robbed, asbo for teenagers, purge on youths in Dilkes Park, arson attack in Quince Tree Close. The list appears to be endless (and that is just the last two months!).
Arranged for a member of Thurrock Community Safety Partnership to address the Forum on the subject of irresponsible dog-owners who fail to clear up after their pets (if you wish to report this, ‘phone Jim Coote on 01375 652597 with details and his team will take action) * Included a planning page on the website (www.bulphancf.org.uk)
“CONDITIONS were somewhat austere.” says the narrator. We “grabbed” the clip which shows the shower curtain that would only cover the top half. Dignity, privacy, independence. A different world?
At 2am on Monday, October 11, a suspect set fire to a green Vauxhall Astra, completely destroying it and two other cars nearby. A total £6,000 damage was caused.
ONE of the key assets for the Your Voice sessions is for the singing teachers at Thurrock Music Services to be able to sit down with their students and have a look at the films and assess their work.
To the untrained ear, they all sound great but staff will be able to pick up on every nuance and inflection in order to ensure the singers are getting better and better.
Andrew Cozens, adult social care lead at the Local government Association, said the move was not in the spirit of the Fair Access to Care Services (FACS) guidance to introduce a ‘higher substantial’ eligibility criteria. “It’s not a reliable way of making savings,” he said.
THE ROYAL Opera House took students from Thameside Infants down to the Port of Tilbury to bring to life Black History month in Thurrock. The setting was appropriate as sixty two years ago, the Windrush ship brought people from the West Indies to settle in the United Kingdom.
Overall, health workers union UNISON have warned as many as 600 jobs stand to be lost. The move has come after NHS South West Essex Primary Care Trust – the body in charge of allocating healthcare funding for Brentwood, Basildon and Thurrock – admitted it was now in “extreme financial difficulty” after a two-year overspend.
Police are in attendance at a crash on the clockwise track of the M25 between junction 29 and 30. The crash happened at about 05.40 am this morning, (October 15, 2010) and involved at least 3 vehicles.
In conclusion, the noble and learned Lord, Lord Saville, and his team have done more than present an exceptional report on Bloody Sunday; they have reinvigorated the quest for truth. Governments, in setting up the inquiry and in the way that they have responded, have helped to create confidence in the process of truth and investigation. The challenge now is to ensure that everything possible is done to maintain economic and political stability for the whole of the community, and that the way forward meets the needs of the future and does not ignore, but properly deals with, the issues of the past.
LITTLE Leonard Scamp has less than a month to live after a brain tumour has been diagnosed as malignant. The mums of Purfleet are a special breed and have rallied around to organise a number of events for Leonard.
JESSICA is already well under way with her chosen career: she is studying photography at Harlow College. There are clearly many other strings to this young ladies bow as she take to the stage at the Your Voice sessions.
New boss Greg Lincoln could have a baptism of fire as he travels away to face high flying Braintree where he will face former Aveley boss Rod Stringer.
IT has been quite a week for artists in the borough. The nascent arts scene is coming along nicely. It was good to see them gathered together at the Thameside on Wednesday night.
The government has officially announced the abolition of the DC in a a huge cull of quangos. It is a move it says will improve accountability and cut costs. It will axe 192 of the public bodies – such as the Film Council and the Audit Commission – while 118 will be merged. The future of some bodies is still under consideration but 380 will definitely be kept, the list says.
The Rotary Club would like to thank Thurrock Council for its grant of £1,150 that went towards advertising, and refreshments for the marathon, and Decathlon in Lakeside retail park, which donated a racing bike for the prize draw that was won by Ben Reece, 23, from Grays.
Volunteers take it in turn to be ‘on call’ and carry basic first aid equipment and a simple-to-use automated external defibrillator (AED). The emergency operations centre sends them to the scene of category A (immediately life threatening) 999 calls. First Responders are dispatched at the same time as the ambulance crew, but often arrive beforehand because they are based so locally. The responder then provides care until the ambulance arrives, usually only a few minutes later.
The driver of the lorry was questioned and later released without charge.It is believed he picked up the delivery from Tilbury docks and was told to deliver it Heywood Industrial Park in Manchester.