Grays man publishes story of remarkable life

Grays man publishes story of remarkable life

Unbreakable: Part One. Coming Soon! Available soon on Amazon eBooks. Thurrock’s very own motivational speaker, Jag Singh has informed Your Thurrock that he will be releasing his debut eBook in June 2020 on Amazon – Unbreakable – the book is based on his childhood in East London in the 1970’s. The book will show the […]

Governments self quarantine plan threatens East of England economy

Governments self quarantine plan threatens East of England economy

GOVERNMENTS SELF-QUARANTINE PLAN THREATENS EAST OF ENGLAND ECONOMY THE UK governments plans for 14 days self-quarantining of arrivals, will spell disaster for aviation industry in the East of England– GMB GMB, the union for aviation staff, has described the UK government’s plans to introduce self-quarantine for UK arrivals as ‘ill thought out’. From today (Monday […]

A Summary of Your Consumer Rights during the Covid-19 Crisis

A Summary of Your Consumer Rights during the Covid-19 Crisis

A Summary of Your Consumer Rights during the Covid-19 Crisis As the lockdown eases across the UK, consumers have many questions around travel, holiday, online shopping and spectator activities that have been put on hold or postponed until the lockdown is fully lifted. Whilst we try and navigate the ‘new normal’ there are a number […]

Tributes paid to much loved and respected Thurrock disability campaigner

Tributes paid to much loved and respected Thurrock disability campaigner

TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular member of Thurrock disabled community who has passed away. Ian Evans died after a short illness. Ian worked for Thurrock Coalition, a User-led organisation, and was an extremely passionate advocate for the disabled residents of Thurrock; he worked closely with many local, regional and national organisations. Neil Woodbridge […]

Carol Scrubs up nicely

Carol Scrubs up nicely

A GRAYS woman has recruited family and friends to make over 80 sets of clinical scrubs for Basildon Hospital. Carol Benham, a semi-retired curtain maker from Bradleigh Avenue saw an appeal for people with sewing skills to make scrubs for Queens Hospital in Romford.

St. Luke’s Hospice launches the ‘Pearl of St. Luke’s’ rose

St. Luke’s Hospice launches the ‘Pearl of St. Luke’s’ rose

St. Luke’s Hospice launches the ‘Pearl of St. Luke’s’ rose ST. Luke’s Hospice in Basildon is delighted to share news of a bespoke rose called the ‘Pearl of St. Luke’s’ specially cultivated in partnership with Peter Beale’s Roses and sponsored by West and Coe, and boosted by a generous donation from local support group Stepping […]

One in five people in the East of England (21%) are volunteering during the COVID-19 crisis

One in five people in the East of England (21%) are volunteering during the COVID-19 crisis

ONE in five people in the East of England (21%) are volunteering during the COVID-19 crisis, research from Legal & General and Cebr has revealed. The majority (70%) of volunteers are helping by doing grocery shopping for others, according the FTSE100 financial services group’s Isolation Economy Report. Legal & General’s research has also found that […]