THE honour of hanging the traditional Good Friday hot cross bun at Horndon-on-the-Hill’s Bell Inn was bestowed upon village resident Judy Rood as a thank you for the support she gave to the famous pub during lockdown.
CUSTOMERS on train operator Trenitalia c2c’s route will benefit from reduced fares this spring as part of the Great British Rail sale, which was launched by the Department for Transport this morning.
A DATE has now been set for the official naming of the Aveley bypass in recognition of the loss of local soldier Nicky Mason.
THE Royal Opera House today announces its 2022/23 Season, unveiling a rich range of new work, world premieres and beloved revivals. Over 40 productions, performed by an incredible roster of international stars and created in collaboration with global companies, will be accompanied by more than 200 events and activities in our stunning Covent Garden Home, […]
Easter Challenge. How many fence panels can you paint?
RUNWOOD Homes is delighted to announce that Jeremy Richardson, the former Chief Executive of Four Seasons Health Care, will be joining the Group as Chief Executive Officer. Jeremy will take up his new role in early July.
AN Essex women and children’s charity has received a £1,000 donation from the team at Amazon in Tilbury.
M&S Thurrock is delighted to announce the arrival of eco-conscious fashion brand, Nobody’s Child to store this season.
THEATRE-goers in Grays will get the chance to see a noted political play in June when, to mark the Queen’s platinum jubilee, Thurrock Courts Players will perform ‘The Audience’, written by Peter Morgan (creator of Netflix’s smash hit ‘The Crown’). The play centres around the private audiences the Queen has had with her prime ministers […]
IN 1948, hundreds of people from the Caribbean boarded the Empire Windrush and travelled to Tilbury Docks in Essex. With them they brought an explosion of dance, art, writing and music which would transform British culture.
MORE than 142,000 use online payment plans to pay their Self Assessment tax bill More than 142,000 customers have used HMRC’s online Time to Pay facility to spread the cost of their Self Assessment tax bill since April 2021, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed. The Self Assessment deadline for 2020/21 tax returns was […]
Thurrock residents shed 200 pounds of weight between them with help of new local weight loss programme
SEVENTY Thurrock residents taking part in a free service, Gloji, provided by healthy lifestyle and wellbeing service provider Thrive Tribe, have lost 200 pounds of weight between them, in the last six months.
Hollywood Bowl Lakeside celebrates partnership with Beano with a chance for guests to have their own family portrait illustrated by one of the artists
KIDS and grown-ups who visit Hollywood Bowl Lakeside this Easter school holidays will be in the frame to have their own family portrait illustrated by one of the artists behind the nation’s favourite comic.
PICTURE this; you’re walking through Lakeside with a Macchiato extra hot and totally engrossed in a TikTok duet when an inconsiderate shopper gets in your way. Annoying, right?
AT our March meeting we welcomed Twigs Way, Research Consultant with the Essex Gardens Trust. Working with the Land of the Fanns she worked on a project to find the lost gardens of Thurrock. The project was in four parts – 50 Fabulous Features, 17 Sites, 15 Lost Gardens and 12 Volunteer Researchers.
THIS week, shoppers at Lakeside we be able to meet the winner of the Think Big, Shop Small competition, Maxine English.
THE team working at the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury is often described as a family, but for some of the team at the site, it really is family.
RESIDENTS in Purfleet-on-Thames will get an opportunity to hear first hand about the work of Essex Fire and Rescue Service at the next meeting of the town’s community forum. It will take place on Tuesday, 29 March at the Backstage Centre, Vellacott Drive starting at 7.30pm. As well as representative of the fire service, officers […]
THAMESIDE Theatre: Dementia Friendly Cinema Club
WE have held a few litter picks this month. At the Concrete Barges we witnessed large quantities of plastic washed onto the reed-beds and also on the pathway above. The four of us filled 80 sacks with 3660 plastic bottles.
Endometriosis Awareness Month: Gynaecologist reveals her advice for people living with endometriosis
MARCH is Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis is a long-term condition where tissue similar to the lining of the womb grows in other places, such as the ovaries and fallopian tubes, affecting one in ten women worldwide.
MUMS, mother figures, grandmothers – there are plenty of people who deserve a thank you this Mother’s Day. Whether that’s taking Mum out for a special meal or, for some, remembering her with a sibling, there are some celebrations that are best done together, and Mother’s Day is one of them.
THE Government will remove the remaining restrictions on international travel for all passengers ahead of the Easter Holidays, the Transport Secretary announced today (Monday, 14 March). As one of the first major economies to remove all its remaining COVID-19 travel restrictions, this is a landmark moment for passengers and the travel and aviation sector. From […]
FOOTBALL weight loss programme that has helped UK men lose nearly 400,000 pounds of weight kicks off in Thurrock A six-a-side football programme that has already helped over 15,000 men across the UK tackle obesity has kicked off in Thurrock. The six-a-side football club, organised by MAN v FAT Football, meets on Sunday evenings at the Lakeside […]