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 […]
UK Power Networks wants Essex gardeners to put safety first as many Spring into action and venture back outside at the end of Winter.
Thurrock-based arts organisation proud to announce involvement with The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant – highlighting key workers across the region
THURROCK-based arts organisation Kinetika and UK-based Jeanefer Jean-Charles & Associates will be presenting The Thank You Dance in the Pageant, which will take place on the 5th June to honour Her Majesty The Queen as the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee with 70 years of service.
HOUSEBUILDER Bellway has released a range of homes for sale within the final phase of its Renovo development in Thurrock to meet continuing high levels of demand. Almost 300 homes have already been sold and occupied within the first two phases of the development, opposite Lakeside Shopping Centre, with additional customers on the waiting list […]
C2C passengers can now access customised travel information for each door-to-door journey through the new c2c Rail Updates service. The service provides passengers with personalised journey updates, including details of real-time disruption, alternative travel routes and business alerts, delivered via the popular Messenger and WhatsApp channels. Passengers can access the service by using the ‘Check […]
HISTORIC England aerial photographic research published today gives fascinating insight into the changing landscape of Grade II registered Belhus Park in Thurrock, Essex, particularly during the Second World War.
CALLING all savvy shoppers – Tim Hortons®, the iconic Canadian restaurant brand, is set to launch a limited-edition meal deal offer for just £2.99, meaning that all bargain hunters, fans of the brand and hungry diners can get a tasty, hot meal for up to 65% off.
AN exciting timetable of classes provided by the Thurrock Music Education Hub are available for children, young people and adults across the borough who are interested in developing their musical skills.
THE number of fuel poor households in the UK will double in a year if the crisis in Ukraine leads to higher energy bills, charities are warning reports the BBC.
ACROSS the Runwood Homes Group, homes will be focusing on the environment as the theme of the month, as part of the organisation’s group-wide dignity campaign.
CIRCUS Extreme, one of the biggest and best circus tours in the world, has confirmed it is coming to Lakeside Shopping Centre this Easter.
USP College, Palmer’s Campus student, Korina Turner’s mini-saga has been selected for publication and will appear in a collection of stories later this year. The publication was part of a national creative writing competition named ‘Twisted Tales’ run by Young Writers, designed to challenge students to produce the very best that their imaginations can concoct […]
THIS Valentine’s weekend, Lakeside Shopping Centre launched its ‘Nothing But Love’ campaign that sees ten 6ft-high affirmations placed around the centre, designed to inspire positivity.
CORRINGHAM Primary School’s Nursery open day is taking place on Saturday 26th February from 10am to 1pm, with a fun-packed range of activities to showcase their amazing facilities along with a special guest – The Gruffalo! The nursery will be offering little ones the chance to come and join in the fun with arts and […]
c2c passengers are the most satisfied commuters in the country, according to the latest research from independent watchdog Transport Focus.
A SOON-to-be aired TV advert shifting Essex away from its TOWIE image has not been paid for by taxpayers, Essex County Council has said. The county council has also defended the project that promotes Essex as having “something for everybody”, but dismissed attacks it was criticising the hit TV show The Only Way Is Essex […]
ON THURSDAY night, it was pure, unadulterated joy to be back reviewing the Thurrock Court Players (TCP). This reviewer has been watching their plays for sixteen years. Many have been warmly reviewed, a few so-so’s and the very rare misfire (Terry Pratchett comes to mind). The thing about Thurrock Court Players is that they are […]
CLASSIC romantics and cynics alike, we all have love in our lives that’s worth celebrating this Valentine’s Day. So whether you’re dining with a partner, a friend, a family member or simply treating yourself, you can be sure to have a good time with Prezzo Lakeside’s delicious Valentine’s Day set menu. Prezzo is launching two […]
RESIDENTS at The Whitecroft Care Home, in Orsett, Essex, have enjoyed a tour of their town, pointing out places that brought back fond memories and seeing how things have changed over the years.
GUIDE Dogs is a national charity that support people living with sight loss throughout the UK. Our Herts, Beds and Essex team currently supports over 160 guide dogs and their owners. We’re looking to increase this number in 2022 with the support of our volunteers every step of the way.
ESSEX Community Foundation, along with the community foundations network across the UK, will be distributing the ‘Arts Council England Let’s Create Jubilee Fund’.