Monday, May 29, 2023


The British Country Show Kent has something for everyone

COME along to the British Country Show Kent in 2023 to held at the fabulous venue of Wings of Morning Field (part of the St Clere Estate) in Wrotham for a wonderful day out. Set to be extravaganza with so many things to see and do.

Celebration of youngsters’ achievement throughout Thurrock

AN EVENING of celebration took place on Thursday 4th May at the Seabrooke Community House as representatives of the Essex Boys & Girls Clubs, the Jack Petchey Foundation and local volunteers celebrated the achievements of local kids from across the borough. 

The Broadway Barking Theatre present Neil Young Day

THE Broadway Theatre Barking is delighted to announce its first ever Neil Young Day on Saturday 3 June 2023. This celebrates the recording in 1971 at the theatre which was then known as The Barking Assembly Hall, of two tracks on Young’s biggest selling album, Harvest.

Accor expands its UK portfolio with two new Mercure signings

ACCOR, a world leading hospitality group, has announced two new Mercure hotels in the UK – in Northampton and Thurrock – building upon the Group’s already strong UK footprint. Both signings will be a joint venture between real estate fund manager Frogmore and C1 Capital Partners.

Could you help Olivia become Miss Swimsuit 2023?

A 23-year-old Corringham woman will be competing in a national final next month and is hoping for support from local businesses as she pursues her career.

Supporting people with grief and loss this Dying Matters week

Supporting people with grief and loss this Dying Matters week This Dying Matters Awareness Week (8th – 14th May) St. Luke's Hospice is encouraging our community to talk...

Fox cub strangled by garden football net triggers renewed RSPCA warning 

THE RSPCA is renewing its warning about the dangers to wildlife of netting, after a little fox cub was strangled to death in a back garden football net.

Emirates reintroduces double daily flights to London Stansted

EMIRATES, the world’s largest international airline, has today reintroduced its double daily service to London Stansted (STN), following increased demand for international travel. Emirates...

Work complete at Bellway development in Thurrock

BELLWAY Essex has delivered 456 new homes at Renovo, off West Thurrock Way, including one and two-bedroom apartments and two, three and four-bedroom houses, on land opposite Lakeside Shopping Centre. 

Aldi stores in Essex set to save 39 tonnes of carbon per year

THROUGH measures like installing more efficient fridges and lights, the supermarket is set to save the equivalent of 39 tonnes of carbon emissions each year in its Essex stores.

Great community work by masons in Chadwell St Mary

SUCH has been the success of the fundraising activities of the Cross Keys Masonic Centre in Chadwell St Mary that the ‘Cross Keys Community Fund’ is now a valuable asset for many Community Groups throughout Thurrock. On the back of successful Christmas events the dedicated team have been busy again this Easter.

Impulse Leisure hosts CHAPS free men’s health checks day

THE second Men’s Health Check event was held at Impulse Leisure’s Civic Hall, Grays, on Thursday 23rd February. Organised by CHAPS, the men’s health charity, 209 men took advantage of the checks and screening offered. 

Hollywood Bowl Lakeside launches Lakeside “King Pin” competition

HOLLYWOOD Bowl is launching a nationwide design competition for one lucky kid to be crowned the 'King Pin' in celebration of the official Coronation of King Charles III. 

A New Royal Era: c2c traces royal footprints in honour of King’s Coronation

TRENTALIA-owned train operator c2c is celebrating His Majesty The King's Coronation on 6 May with the release of a special map to showcase the numerous locations linked to royals throughout history along its London to South Essex route.

Amazon celebrates World Art Day

AMAZON'S fulfilment centre in Tilbury celebrated World Art Day by hosting an arts and crafts event for employees' children.

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