PARENTS Alex and Carli Headley, of Billericay, donated funds for new equipment to be purchased for Basildon Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), after receiving ‘fantastic’ care when their twin boys were born in 2013.
FAMILIES and young people came together this week to celebrate the programme of exciting activities taking place at Grangewaters Outdoor Education Centre this summer.
Celebrate East Tilbury Hub and Library at a special space-themed launch party and family day later this month.
ON Saturday, 31 August, children and adults can join library staff and the Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Terry Piccolo, at the newly-refurbished hub, library and Bata Heritage Centre from 10am to 3pm. This event marks the library’s re-opening, which took place earlier this year on Tuesday, 23 April.
THIS week, staff from intu Lakeside traded in a day at the centre and got stuck into redecorating Neptune Nursery in Tilbury.
Free Active Grub Club in Thurrock. Full details on poster.
A 16-year-old student from Corringham has a lot to celebrate after securing a place at a prestigious full-time drama school in London.
IMAGINE an extra £1,000 at the end of summer… A last minute getaway, some home improvements or the start of a new winter wardrobe! You could do anything but nothing will beat the satisfaction of knowing you’ve helped support your local hospice.
HUNDREDS of students from USP College are celebrating passing their A Levels today, with almost 400 high grades achieved this year.
THURROCK’S LGBT+ Community Network is delighted to announce it has bagged £1,000.00 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme.
Bags of Help is run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, and sees grants awarded to thousands of local community projects every year. Since launching in 2015, it’s provided more than £79 million to over 26,000 local community projects.
BUILT environment specialist Extentia Group has delivered a unique collaborative dining experience “The Hall”, as part of a £72million extension at Intu Lakeside. The Hall is the first out-of-town offering from award-winning operator Market Halls, who already run two successful venues in London.
REMEMBER World War II’ a free exhibition researched and presented by Thurrock Museum Volunteers will be in the ground floor exhibition space of the Thameside Complex from Monday 2 September to Friday 20 September (closing at 11am on 20 September).
FROM August 30, join Tahani, Mykal-Michelle and your favourite dolls as no.1 toy brand L.O.L. Surprise!™ takes fans on a special hour-long L.O.L. adventure in Vue cinemas across the UK.
TILBURY’S Picnic in the Park. Full details on poster.
ESSEX Wildlife Trust is hosting a ‘WILD’ children’s festival at their Thurrock Thameside Nature Park on Saturday 17 August, in order to educate and enthral children about wildlife and nature.
THURROCK’S biggest shopping centre could undergo a major transformation that would include the creation of a new bus station, a multi-storey car park and a town square.
ON Friday 16th August Orsett Hall has a fantastic Robbie Williams Tribute Night at Orsett Hall Hotel.
Moonbeamers pop-up cinema in the park!
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A SECOND pay victory for contract workers employed at Ford Dagenham has been notched up by Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest union.
CONTACT the Elderly Thurrock were treated today to a fabulous tea party at the Stifford Hotel hosted by Wyldecrest Parks Charitable Trust.
INTU Lakeside invites all families to the centre to take part in their latest summer experience – Escape the Lake.
THIS year’s annual Fun Walk (again hosted by Barleylands Farm) has announced it is making good progress towards its event on 8 September. Last year, the event raised £100,000 for nearly 100 charities – bringing the total monies raised since inception in 2002 to £1,064,000.
FOLLOWING on from their successful Cheese and Wine tasting evening in July, Bulphan WI have a full and varied programme lined up for the coming year.
DOTING father and husband Richard Puffett was 65 years old when he passed away from a rare form of lung cancer. Here, his wife Sharon and daughter Charlotte share his story and are encouraging others to join them in supporting the Hospice.