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Junior’s fundraising mission is a tribute to mum and Army Cadets

A THURROCK army cadet is about to lose his treasured locks to raise funds for a good cause, at the same time paying a...

Commemoration and celebration at Purfleet Heritage Centre

A COMMEMORATION and celebration marking the 209th anniversary of the Brigade of Gurkhas becoming part of the British army took place at the Purfleet...

Grays Townswomen Guild gathered to celebrate 70th anniversary

MEMBERS of Grays Townswomen's Guild and guests came together this week to celebrate the group's 70th anniversary. The birthday was marked with a lunch at...

Tilbury bridge featuring Windrush artwork closes

A BRIDGE with artwork to honour Windrush passengers who walked across it when they arrived in the UK in 1948 has been closed until...

Gurkhas and riders will come together for commemorative event

SUNDAY (21 April) will bring a celebration of the presence of Gurkhas in the Thurrock community. The event, at Purfleet-on-Thames Heritage and Miliary Centre on...

Make sure your bike is safe as Earth Day approaches

EARTH Day takes place on Sunday 22nd of April. This day serves as a reminder of the urgent need for collective action to address...

Down Hall Hotel set to host UK’s first Labrador event

ON Bank Holiday Monday (27th May), Down Hall Hotel, Spa & Estate will host the UK’s first outdoor Labrador event, and with the last few tickets remaining...

Orchards community litter pick in Grays

VOLUNTEERS from the Orchards Community Forum in Grays recently completed their latest litter-pick.  They spent several hours clearing dumping from the alleys around Salisbury and...

It’s pond life for the Great Crested Newt at Hanningfield

FOUR new ponds have been created at Hanningfield Reservoir to help support the local Great Crested Newt population.   Froglife Ecological Services (FES), a charity with...

East Thurrock MP hopes Grand National will boost local charity

EAST Thurrock MP Stephen Metcalfe will be keeping a close watch on the Weekend's Grand National in the hope of boosting one of his...

New president for Orsett Show has deep-seated connections with popular family event

PLANS are well underway for the 116th Orsett Show which will take place on Saturday, 7 September 2024. The Port of Tilbury will, once again, be the...

Local community gardens gearing up for food growing action

FROM 22nd to the 29th of April, over 100 community growing spaces will open their gates to welcome volunteers, both new and old, to explore ways...

Thurrock winners after playing People’s Postcode Lottery

A STUNNED Thurrock mum got a 'strong feeling' that she should join People's Postcode Lottery – and won more than £411,000 two months later.  Leyla Eaton, 33,...

Tomie Show set for tenth anniversary at Orsett

PLANNING is well underway for an event at Orsett Showground next month.  VW-TOMIE will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary.   Over the last few years,...

Launch date confirmed for Ballerz dome at Bluewater

FAMOUS names from the world of football, music and entertainment will be among the first to showcase the multimillion-pound Ballerz dome on Thursday 16...

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