THURROCK Adult Community College in Essex has had a refresh thanks to a volunteering programme between home improvement retailer, Wickes, and social enterprise, VIY (Volunteer It Yourself). Nineteen young people from The Prince’s Trust worked with VIY and Wickes to help redecorate parts of the college and build a new kitchenette for the students and […]
Thurrock Carers Christmas Tea. Full details on poster.
INSPIRED by BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing? Looking to learn a new skill? An exciting new range of Leisure Learning courses are now available to book at Thurrock Adult Community College including Ballroom, Latin American or Tap Dancing.
THE countdown to Christmas day has already begun for thousands of shoppers in Essex and this year intu Lakeside continues to deliver positive change and make a meaningful difference to the community this December.
The I Found the Right Place programme invites employees working across the UK to tell the company why Amazon is the right place for them and what they love most about life at Amazon.
Mothercare closing down sale announces biggest bargains yet Everything must go! The closing down sale at Mothercare is ramping up, with even bigger bargains announced today. From Thursday 28th November, a selection of strollers and pushchairs are 50% off while all furniture is 30% off or 50% off if you buy three or more items. […]
An Orsett Heath nursery, in Essex, has been crowned winner of a national award for its work supporting children with epilepsy. ‘Mini forest school’, Willow Garden Day Nursery (WGDN) was presented with the Epilepsy Action early years education award by Torie Robinson, member of Epilepsy Action’s Council of Management, on Friday 22 November.
EE continues 5G rollout with coverage arriving in 14 new cities and towns across the UK, including Grays
THE latest data and analysis from lettings management platform, Howsy, takes a look at the cost of renting around the M25 and where is best for tenants and landlords based on rental affordability and yields.
LAST Thursday saw the Rotary Club of Grays Thurrock Youth Debate competition take place at the Thurrock Council Offices in Grays.
SANTA and his pixies arrive 4.30 in Civic Square to go to his Magical Grotto in the Sunshine Centre.
AS the cold nights of winter draw in it becomes more apparent how important home is to us all. While most of the country will be getting ready to celebrate with loved ones and looking forward to a home cooked Christmas dinner, there will be thousands of people facing the struggle of having nowhere safe to call home.
IT’S official, the Christmas season is finally here as Thurrock Council opens Give A Gift.
AVELEY Village Community Foundation (AVCF) are holding their annual Christmas Market on Sunday the 8th December 2019 in Aveley High Street. It is open from 11.00 am – 3.00 pm.
Four people in Grays celebrating a great start to the week after scooping a £1,000 cash prize each thanks to lucky postcode.
FOUR people in Grays are celebrating a great start to the week after scooping a £1,000 cash prize each thanks to their lucky postcode.
MORRISONS is the first supermarket in the UK to offer food past its ‘best before’ date through a ground-breaking app which offers the food directly to customers for a great price.
PATRICIA has been volunteering at the BHF’s Felixstowe shop since her son Matthew started nursery. 17 years later and her son has now been volunteering alongside her for the past five years, seeking to make a positive difference and gain work experience.
A £2 million National Lottery fund has opened to celebrate The National Lottery’s 25th Birthday, with thousands of grants available to anyone with a great idea to bring their community together.
‘The First Christmas’ a free exhibition researched and presented by Thurrock Museum Volunteers will be in the ground floor exhibition space of the Thameside Complex from Monday 9 December to Friday 27 December (closing at 11am on 27 December).
RESIDENTS in Stanford-le-Hope are looking forward to their town being lit up for Christmas.
CHRISTMAS in the Cruise Terminal & Craft Fair
THURROCK Choral Society is currently preparing for this year’s Christmas Concert which will be held on Sunday 8th December 2019 at Thameside School, Manor Road, Grays, RM17 6EF at 6pm.
THE hills are alive with THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Thameside Theatre, Thurrock
EACH year Carers Rights Day takes place to inform carers in local communities of their rights and how to get the help and support they need. This year’s theme is ‘Helping you find your way’, to really encourage individuals to seek the support that they are entitled to and to make sure they know they are not alone.