BELLWAY has finished construction work on the first phase of homes at Renovo in Thurrock.
DARREN Bennett owns one of Essex’ top restaurants The Magic Mushroom in Billericay, Essex. After what has been one of the toughest years in history for all hospitality and indeed other sectors, Darren welcomed today’s Budget announcements. Darren has been the owner and executive chef of The Magic Mushroom since 1996. Today’s budget announcements extending […]
HEAVY monthly bleeding, excruciating cramps, abdominal pain even when you’re not menstruating – the symptoms can vary in intensity and frequency, but the cause stays the same. It is endometriosis, a condition that affects one in ten women.
THE chancellor is set to announce £408m of help for museums, theatres and galleries in England to reopen when Covid restrictions start to ease reports the BBC.
UNITE, the UK’s construction union, has warned that plans by the London Resort, the Disney style theme park due to be built in the Kent estuary, to house 2,000 construction workers at Tilbury in Essex, requires full consultation, to ensure that workers are well treated.
DURING Careers Week, 1-6 March 2021, be inspired to explore new career options by enrolling on one of Thurrock Adult Community College’s free Introduction courses (for adults aged 19 and over). Informative sessions are available to guide you through working in a range of sectors and jobs including Bookkeeping, Counselling, Early Years, Learning Support Assistant […]
BUSINESS Administration apprentices at ITEC Learning Technologies, Basildon, have passed their course with flying colours. 100% of students passed the course with 93% of learners gaining a Distinction – the highest possible grade.
THE Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme wants to help train today’s Landscape Champions and those of tomorrow. It has a new programme of low cost online
LIBRARIES across Thurrock will reopen on Monday 1 March in line with government guidance, offering residents a limited order and collect service and essential computer use.
CONSULTATION on the expansion of the Gateway Primary Free School to include nursery provision.
ALL people on the learning disability register should now be prioritised for a Covid vaccine, the joint committee on vaccination has advised the government reports the BBC.
ENTREPRENEUR accounting professional inspires Business students Access to Higher Education Business Management students were inspired by CEO and Founder of Jola Strategic, Laura Hicks, on developing her financial strategy business and the challenges of running one through COVID-19.
ORTU Hassenbrook Academy, based in Stanford le Hope, received a generous donation of £5,000 from the East Thurrock Rotary Club which enabled the school to purchase 15 laptops and four instruments for music students to use while studying at home.
FROM today, Morrisons is offering cuts of pork, gammon, sausages and bacon at knockout prices, to help British pig farmers. Britain is a significant exporter of pork. However, for the last six weeks the EU has taken substantially less British meat. As a consequence, a pork mountain is building up on British farms, and pig […]
TWENTY-two Thurrock households have been given the keys to high-quality, affordable council homes in the final handover phase of Thurrock Council’s Claudian Way development.
THURROCK Council’s Conservative administration have announced that from April 2021, Thurrock Council Foster Carers living in Thurrock will be exempt from paying council tax. Conservative Party Cllr, James Halden said “We want to thank our amazing foster carers in Thurrock. Opening your home to children who haven’t had the best start in life is one […]
A SECTION of the A13 between the A128 junction (Orsett Cock roundabout) and the A1014 junction (Stanford-le-Hope) will be closed this weekend.
SELF Assessment taxpayers will not be charged a 5% late payment penalty if they pay their tax or set up a payment plan by 1 April, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced.
SHOW off your engineering and creative skills by building a model of a local place in the Land of the Fanns that is special to you, using items from home.
HEARING Help Essex, a Chelmsford based not-for-profit charity, is delivering its essential NHS hearing aid support to residents of Thurrock who have hearing loss.
SINGER, actress and TV personality Suzanne Shaw has revealed she will be taking on the ultimate running challenge in May 2021 when she plans to complete her first ultra-distance run. Challenging herself to run non-stop for 19 hours in one day to help raise vital funds and awareness of the fact that 19 people committed suicide every day in the UK in 2019.
Referrals to agencies in the East of England about drug and alcohol use soar since the start of the pandemic
NEW figures show the average monthly number of referrals made by the NSPCC Helpline about parental substance misuse in the East of England has more than doubled since the start of the pandemic.
St. Modwen Homes has expanded its partnership with CHP, the Essex-based housing association, to deliver affordable homes at its Bennett’s Fields development in South Ockendon.
THE local conservation charity is running several online courses over half term, including bitesize bird ID, understanding woodlands in winter and a beginner’s guide to bees.