Monday, May 29, 2023


Eurovision Drageoke with Sirena Hart at the Thameside

START warming up those vocal cords. Join them on Tuesday at the Thameside for their LGBTQIA social and Eurovision Drageoke.

Thameside Young Producers take to the stage

MEMBERS of the Thameside Young Producers group will be starring in their own show this weekend.

Meet the Tilbury Magician named winner of Amazon Talent Show

AN employee from Amazon's fulfilment centre in Tilbury has been named as a winner of the Amazon Talent Show competition.

Rural small firms present new ideas to become ‘economic growth-belt’ against backdrop of inequalities

SMALL firms in rural areas face a unique set of challenges that will continue to stunt their growth, unless policymakers step in to make serious change, a new Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) report shows.

Lakeside’s Quiz Clothing opens brand new store

LAKESIDE is excited to announce that women's fashion store Quiz Clothing has re-opened in a bigger and better unit.

Free help on Thurrock residents road to healthy weight loss

EATING a healthy low carbohydrate diet to lose weight and keep it off sounds great, but with the ever-rising cost of fresh nutritious foods, it can seem a difficult and sometimes expensive option. 

BBC Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts raises awareness of the symptoms of bowel cancer with new findings

THEIR new survey revealed that nearly four in ten (38%) people can’t name a single symptom of bowel cancer. The disease is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer, but nearly three quarters of people (71%) aren’t aware of this fact.

C2C goes the extra mile for London Marathon volunteers

OVER 150 London Marathon volunteers will be travelling on their own special private c2c service on Sunday 23 April to help them reach the course and make the world-famous event a success.

The Gurkha Rifles set to host event in Purfleet

THE Gurkha Rifles 208th anniversary ride out to Purfleet-on-Thames is being held on Sunday 23 April at Purfleet Heritage & Military Centre.

Mobile network services being upgraded in South Ockendon and Tilbury

MOBILE network services are being upgraded in South Ockendon and Tilbury boosting speed, performance and coverage. There is a small chance these improvements may cause interference to TV received through an aerial such as Freeview, BT, TalkTalk and YouView.  

New Windrush exhibition at Port of Tilbury

EVEWRIGHT Arts Foundation (EAF) is delighted to announce Belongings: Windrush 75 as part of Windrush 75th anniversary celebrations, made possible thanks to National Lottery players through a National Lottery Heritage Fund Grant.

Charles Bishop is the 843rd High Sheriff of Essex.

HISTORY has been made by the appointment of Charles Bishop as the 843rd High Sheriff of Essex.

Celebrate the Coronation at Down Hall Hotel, Spa & Estate

CELEBRATE the Coronation of King Charles III with a royal-inspired staycation at Down Hall Hotel, Spa & Estate. Set amidst the beautiful Essex countryside only 45 minutes from London, the historic country house hotel will be hosting a quintessentially British afternoon tea experience on the front terrace and lawns, as well as offering 20% off* room rates from the 4th – 8th May.

Total Pop Party coming to the Thameside

IT IS fair to say, the children of today have had enough! From home schooling to lockdowns, they deserve to have some fun! Come join...

Thurrock Courts Players set to give you a Clue

THURROCK Courts Players return to the Thameside Theatre this June with the hilarious, map-cap comedy Clue on Stage.

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