THE Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme is ready to get people out and about over the Bank Holiday and half term with its Tales of the Fanns Walking & Arts Festival. All walk routes are now confirmed and waiting to be booked. Over two weeks between 22 May and 6 June, experienced walk […]
AN innovative app to survey insect populations has launched today by Essex, Kent, Gwent and Somerset Wildlife Trusts, with insect charity Buglife. The user-friendly Bugs Matter app brings meaningful citizen science to the pockets of thousands and will help wildlife organisations better understand how our insect populations are faring. Smartphone users can take part by […]
IT’S been a long time coming for the hospitality industry, but fans of Prezzo Lakeside will be excited to hear that doors will be reopening on the 17th May for indoor dining! With our unpredictable summer just around the corner, customers will now be able to reunite with friends and family inside, and not be at the mercy of the British weather!
AMAZON is launching the first live virtual tours of its fulfilment centres in the UK. Experienced tour guides from seven fulfilment centres will take visitors live to the various stations which a product passes at Amazon.
COMPARETHEMARKET.COM today announces the return of its 2 for 1 cinema tickets, available every Tuesday or Wednesday for rewarded customers, as cinemas across the nation prepare to reopen their doors from next week.
FOR the first time in 2021, Fridays is excited to confirm that fans will be able to get that Fridays Feeling all day, every day, when its Lakeside restaurants; Lakeside Quay and Lakeside, reopen for indoor dining, from Monday 17th May.
THIS month, a line-up of performances from world famous musicians will be streaming live to the home of the ultimate big screen experience, as Glastonbury Presents – Live at Worthy Farm arrives at Vue Thurrock- and tickets are on sale from Wednesday 12 May. The five-hour music spectacular will see a host of performances filmed […]
THE festival has been curated in response to the Thames Estuary and the lives, landscapes and histories found there.
THURROCK Council urgently need Foster Carers to come forward to help some of the most vulnerable children and young people in Thurrock. Thurrock Council wants all children and young people in its care to have a safe home in which they will be loved, nurtured and can thrive, when family and friends are not able […]
AFTER opening over 130 years ago, and becoming neglected during recent times, Grays Town Park has been given a new lease of life through the hard work of a local group and the award of several grants.
VUE, the home of the Ultimate Big Screen Experience in Thurrock is reopening from 17 May – and tickets are available to pre-book now.
SOUTH Essex College Travel and Tourism students will soon be able to use a real life airline cabin for simulations to gain experience and a better understanding of the industry.
THREE midwives from Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust have come together this International Day of the Midwife (May 5) to give an insight into their careers and how they have ‘delivered’ in their roles during the pandemic. The midwives from Basildon, Southend and Broomfield hospitals spoke about their route into the profession and […]
NATIONAL Lottery funding of more than £876,784 has been given to good causes in Thurrock in 2019/20 according to new figures released today to mark the launch of The National Lottery Awards.
ESSEX-based Charity The Dream Factory grants dreams to children and young adults between the age of 3 to 25 years, who suffer from life-threatening, life-limiting conditions or have severe disabilities and to date has granted over 504 dreams!
Thousands of young people in Thurrock have gained a prestigious Jack Petchey Achievement Award since the Jack Petchey Foundation began
A NEW independent study into the difference the Jack Petchey Foundation has made since it first started in 1999 reveals that over 200,000 iconic Achievement Awards have been awarded to young people in London and Essex and over 2.5m people have attended a Jack Petchey Foundation event to celebrate young people. The study was conducted […]
MORRISONS is bringing back its popular Tommy Tea Afternoon Tea box to help customers celebrate VE day on the 8th May and support Royal British Legion Industries with an afternoon tea party to mark the occasion.
ESTUARY 2021 is a large-scale live and online arts festival which will see over 90 works and events presented in outdoor locations across Essex and Kent, from Shoeburyness to Tilbury, from Gravesend to Margate; including Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea and Southend on Sea in Essex:
FOLLOWING a sell-out show staged at Sands by the Sea restaurant, Southend, in December, After Dark Live – the organisers of the Comedy at the Sands stand-up spectaculars at the seafront restaurant – are finally able to announce a follow-up performance. . . on Saturday, May 22, 2021.
EE has invested in extending its next day mobile device repair service* to six stores in Essex as it welcomes customers back to the English high street. The new service comes as research from EE found that 1 in 3 UK consumers cannot go more than a day without their phones.1
SOUTH Essex College have been working in partnership with FIT KRU to deliver work experience to our fitness and sport students during lockdown.
COVID-19: NHS app to be used as coronavirus passport for international travel, minister Grant Shapps confirms
BRITONS will find out which countries they will be able to enjoy quarantine-free travel to this summer “in the next couple of weeks” – as the transport secretary confirmed an NHS app will be used as a COVID passport for travel abroad reports Sky News. Under Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s roadmap for lifting lockdown restrictions, international travel without […]
LUCKY Performing Arts and Drama & Theatre Studies students at USP College had the privilege of attending a series of virtual workshops with star of film and TV, Daniel Mays, giving them the opportunity to gain a real insight into the world of acting. Daniel, originally from Essex himself, has been credited in a long […]
ORMISTON Park Academy are working closely with the Thurrock School Well-being Service to promote positive mental health across the Academy. On Tuesday 20th April The Thurrock School Well-being Service delivered a one-day workshop and training for students across all Year Groups.