RETURNING to Bluewater for Christmas 2020 is the popular outdoor, covered Ice Rink.
ST. Luke’s Hospice has launched its annual ‘Light up a Life’ appeal, giving people the chance to come together to remember a loved one this Christmas-time while also supporting St. Luke’s Hospice with a donation in their name.
GET READY for some spooktacular big screen entertainment, as Vue Thurrock is bringing back a number of fan-favourite scary films this Halloween.
STAFF and patients at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital received a special delivery when the team from Amazon in Basildon delivered a surprise for children in the paediatric ward.
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents in Essex to keep safe this bonfire and fireworks season. With many organised events cancelled, emergency services are preparing for a busier night than usual as people celebrate in their own gardens. We are asking everyone to show RESPECT this Firework Night. Respect the Firework Will […]
MORRISON stores will join the national effort to ensure no school child in need goes without an adequate meal this half term.
THURROCK Museum Volunteers proudly present a special display for Armistice to commemorate the Thurrock people who lost their lives in the two World Wars.
HOLLYWOOD Bowl Basildon, Dagenham and Lakeside are launching a fangtastic Monster Bowl ten pin bowling game for Halloween, giving families something to get their teeth into this October Half Term.
A THURROCK nursery provider is surprising parents by offering a year’s worth of free childcare to one lucky family. Busy Bees Nurseries, which has a centre in Chafford Hundred, on Howard Road, has launched ‘Buzz’s Bonus’ to thank parents for their support, offering a variety of exciting bonuses for new enrolments, from annual National Trust […]
THURROCK residents are being asked for their views on what a major utility should invest in, to facilitate the green energy system of the future.
VUE Thurrock is bringing a fantastic array of new and classic family blockbusters to the big screen this October half term.
The Dream Factory is turning dishes into dreams in a brand new ECookBook with 46 recipes including 19 All-Star celebrities
THE secret is out! The team from Essex-based charity The Dream Factory is launching an amazing ECookBook with 46 mouth-watering recipes, featuring 19 All-Star celebrities who have kindly donated their favourite recipes.
THE LAND of the Fanns stretches from east London into south west Essex, a fascinating landscape full of historic and environmental treasures waiting to be discovered. With the help of MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology), the Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme is offering all budding archaeologists and historians a chance to learn from […]
WITH just 10 weeks left until Christmas, guests can kick off their festive preparations this October Half Term as Bluewater welcomes a number of new pop-up stores to the centre. New stores include; Anno Gin Distillers, Christmas Magic, The Gin Warehouse, Cherry Red Vintage, Custom & Co, Calendar Club, and Hamley’s, perfect for stocking up […]
THE Jack Petchey Foundation launched Jack Petchey’s Community Awards, an award scheme to recognise young people from London and Essex who are helping their community during the coronavirus outbreak.
LAKESIDE shopping centre has been taken over by a major global firm.
Court hears Thurrock Council paid £5 million commission to flamboyant entrepreneur to set up solar farm deals
A COURT has heard that Thurrrock Council paid a flamboyant financial entrepreneur £5 million in commission for setting up its deals to buy bonds in solar energy farms. Liam Kavanagh, 43, who owns a fleet of supercars and travels by private jet, sold the ‘green bonds’ to the council – who failed to pick up […]
FANS who missed out on Little Mix’s sold-out London O2 Arena shows will get an opportunity to see their idols on the big screen at Vue this November.
WITH shorter days, crisp temperatures, blazing colours and the arrival of familiar migratory birds, autumn in Essex is an exciting time of year. Embrace this season, wrap up warm and explore some of Essex Wildlife Trust’s top autumnal reserves.
MORRISONS is to extend the 10% discount that NHS heroes receive on their grocery shop. The discount was first introduced in April and aims to support the 1.5 million NHS staff through the winter. It is a thank you from Morrisons. With hospitals again dealing with an increased number of coronavirus cases, NHS staff are […]
BASILDON Council has updated its popular free parking initiative to encourage people to shop local and shop safe.
BLUEWATER celebrated a groundbreaking moment this week as Hangloose Adventure, the outdoor adrenaline activity company, began construction on Hangloose Adventure – Bluewater.
THEN again, Rom Skateboard Park in Hornchuch is no ordinary skateboard park. Since its opening on a rainy summer in 1978, it has garnered a worldwide reputation.
DIANE Sarkar, the Chief Nursing Officer for Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded an MBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours for her 36 years dedication to nursing.