New bug splatter app to reveal more about insect populations

New bug splatter app to reveal more about insect populations

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 […]

Glastonbury is coming to Thurrock

Glastonbury is coming to Thurrock

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 […]

Essex midwives talk about the joy of their jobs on International Day of the Midwife

Essex midwives talk about the joy of their jobs on International Day of the Midwife

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 […]

Thousands of young people in Thurrock have gained a prestigious Jack Petchey Achievement Award since the Jack Petchey Foundation began

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 […]

Thurrock BGT star set to star in Southend

Thurrock BGT star set to star in Southend

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 opens new stores in Lakeside

EE opens new stores in Lakeside

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

COVID-19: NHS app to be used as coronavirus passport for international travel, minister Grant Shapps confirms

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 […]

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