FOLLOWING on from their successful Cheese and Wine tasting evening in July, Bulphan WI have a full and varied programme lined up for the coming year.
DOTING father and husband Richard Puffett was 65 years old when he passed away from a rare form of lung cancer. Here, his wife Sharon and daughter Charlotte share his story and are encouraging others to join them in supporting the Hospice.
MORRISONS is launching an exclusive beer cheese to celebrate International Beer Day.
SOUTH Korean pop sensations BTS are back at Vue Thurrock and they are bringing the soul. Following their landmark ‘Love Yourself’ tour, BTS return to the big screen with ‘BTS Bring the Soul: The Movie’.
BELHUS Woods, Cudmore Grove, Danbury, Great Notley, Hadleigh, Thorndon and Weald Country Parks, all operated by Essex County Council, have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme for the very best parks and green spaces in the world.
EIGHT HUNDRED years after Henry De Grey’s death, this favourite courtier of King John has been vividly brought to life. Children spent many delightful hours painting two Henry sculptures at TICC 2019 which local artist Alison Edwards had created in his memory.
IT’S time to sign up to this year’s Luke’s to Luke’s Walk – a 5 and 10 mile charity fundraiser organised by St. Luke’s Hospice.
A DYNAMIC care company is making a great impression in Thurrock.
TRAUMATISED is the EdFringe debut hour of twenty-four year old trans woman Kayla MacQuarrie. In the a face of increased media hostility to trans people Traumatised is a show that will speak to other trans and queer people but it’s also an upbeat, entertaining show
TWO new projects funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund will educate and engage local communities from Thurrock to Shoeburyness about the Thames Estuary. Essex Wildlife Trust are leading on the projects, which include informative talks for adults and school children alongside training for local residents to become marine citizen scientists. Both projects will […]
André Rieu waltzes back on to the big screen NEXT year maestro André Rieu is marking his 70th birthday by composing the ultimate concert – and it will be shown on the big screen. Showing at Vue Thurrock on January 4 and 5, these two unmissable shows will see cinema host Charlotte Hawkins giving fans […]
LOVED by Raheem Sterling, KSI and Brooklyn Beckham, the world’s first super tech indoor mini golf experience is opening at Intu Lakeside bringing a whole new vibe to Essex’s day and night life on Saturday 17th August.
PURFLEET Heritage and Military Centre are holding their annual Gurkha Day on Sunday 4th May 10am till 3:30pm.
NOT long ago I described a performance by Thurrock Choral Society as “a concert with a difference”, but their recent Summer Concert, given at Thameside School in Grays, had an even greater difference, combining, as it did.
THIS week sees brand-new dinning offers for customers at intu Lakeside with the opening of the first-of-its-kind dining concept, The Hall and start-up chicken restaurant, Chiktopia.
LOCAL family man from Stanford-le-Hope, Adam Kortlandt is undertaking the gruelling 100-mile Prudential London/Surrey Bike Ride on Sunday 4th August 2019 and has chosen to raise funds to support Hardie Park, a place that his daughters love to play in. Adam said, ‘I’ve put in the hours. With one big practice ride left this week […]
MORE than 70 practitioners from schools across the borough took part in a days training on understanding and managing ADHD, led by Colin Foley, training director at the ADHD Foundation.
A TWELVE week Friendship Choir pilot recently launched at Cromwell Road Adult Day Care Centre. Run by Creative Blast, the sessions begin with fun vocal warm ups and a wide variety of familiar songs chosen by attendees.
LAND of the Fanns is searching for 100 stories about the landscape, its people and history and is running free drawing workshops with Kinetika
THURROCK charities and community groups are being encouraged to apply for funding of up to £20,000 from a pot worth over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
Tilbury Picnic in the Park. Full details on poster.
IDENTICAL training sister ships – last together more than 15 years ago – have been reunited in central London thanks to the Port of London Authority (PLA) and Canal & River Trust.
THE next forum meeting for Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum is 7:30pm Tuesday 30th July at the Backstage Centre, High House Production Park, Vellacott Close, Purfleet RM19 1RJ. It will either be on first floor or in one of the barns. Their speaker’s are – Matthew Gallagher, principal planning officer for major application with Thurrock Council to […]
THE RETURN OF THE TILBURY CARNIVAL IS A SUCCESS FOR COMMUNITY A DAY of celebration was held in Tilbury at the weekend (Saturday 20 July) as the Tilbury Carnival returned for the local community. The celebrations and family fun began with a parade of more than 400 people started by Chairman of the Tilbury on […]