VOLUNTEERS have been working hard to brighten up the area around the Lightship Cafe at Grays Beach Park. Led by local resident, Tricia Nicholls, new ornamental planters have been filled with plants and flowers and work has started on maintaining other planted areas. Chair of the Lightship Cafe CIC, Tina Macklin, said;“The Lightship Cafe relies […]
BEFORE the day, we spoke to Giving for Thurrock’s Amanda Sweeney about how the project could help people in Grays.
WHAT is the Thurrock Centre for Independent Living and what does it do for the people of Grays.
OPEN Door are something of an institution in Grays. Their core business is housing and homelessness issues but as you may witness from our interview with Linda Benson there is so much more to them.
SET up in 1992, BATIAS has historically worked with people with learning disabilities however they can also support people with physical and sensory impairments, complex needs and behaviours that challenge.
THE CITIZENS Advice Bureau do an awful lot for the people of Grays. You can also do an awful lot for them.
WE went down to Orsett Road to speak to barber Jamiel Hussein. We discussed how he came to Grays and how he came to be running a barber shop in the heart of the area.
AS part of our films concentrating on people who meet and discuss their lives in Grays, we spoke to Choudury Khalikuv.
SOCIAL proscribing is not the snappiest of titles but if it I something that can help thousands of people in Grays, then it has to be praised.
THIS part of the Grays Lives Project concentrates what a host of community and voluntary organisations are doing at the Beehive in Grays.
THE GRAYS Lives project now moves to the Beehive near Argent Street in Grays.
LAST WEEK, we interviewed Kirsty Eaton who heads the Reach Out for Mental Health project. At the same time, we interviewed Kirsty’s support team. Three people who want to support her programme to prevent people taking their own life.
RECENTLY, we went down to the Seabrooke Rise Community House in Grays to speak to Kirsty Eaton and her team who are part of an organisation called Reach Out For Mental Health.
RECENTLY, we conducted a series of Grays Lives interviews at the Mangal Turkish restaurant on Orsett Road, Grays.
AS part of our Grays Lives project, we have conducted a number of interviews at the Old Courthouse business hub in Grays.
OUR final interview as part of the Grays Athletic fans telling us of their hopes and dreams of returning to the area centres on veteran fan David Seaman.
AS part of the Grays Lives Project, we have been visiting businesses that work out of the Old Courthouse in the heart of Grays.
AS part of our Grays Lives Project, we have also been interviewing a number of Grays Athletic fans.
THERE are some people you could listen to all day. Andrew Blakey is one of them. He has been one of the pioneers who has borough the Riverside Community Big Local scheme to fruition. A man who truly believes in the future of Grays. Andrew is undoubtedly a man of faith and belief but he […]
AS part of our interviews conducted at the Mangal restaurant on Orsett Road in Grays, we interviewed Bakhtiar Ahmed. He I sone of a group of men who gather at the restaurant to discuss life.
AS part of our Grays Lives Project, we interviewed a number of Grays Athletic supporters who want to see they beloved football team come back to the town.
A FEW times a week, a number of residents meet up at the Mangal restaurant on Orsett Road, in Grays. They discuss a whole host of issues, as friends do. YT sat down with the group and interviewed a number of the group. We discussed a whole host of subjects, from cars to coriander. We […]
A FEW times a week, a number of residents meet up at the Mangal restaurant on Orsett Road, in Grays. They discuss a whole host of issues, as friends do.
THE GRAYS Lives project has focussed mainly on interviewing people who live and/or work in the Grays area. We have filmed over thirty interviews so far and have another fifty to go. But on Saturday we visited the “Bring Grays Athletic Back Home” stall on the high street and spoke to supporter Jeff Hedley. After […]