A MUM is taking on the epic Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, helping to raise money for the neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU) at Basildon Hospital.
CONSERVATIVE Stanford-le-Hope West Councillors welcome work that they have advocated for to upgrade the drainage and pump-house down Wharf Road at the entrance to Stanhope Industrial Park.
ANTI-social behaviour is not just nuisance behaviour, it can severely impact on victims and make their lives a misery.We work closely with councils and other organisations across Essex to support victims and deal with offenders. This week is the UK’s first Anti-Social Behaviour Awareness Week, organised by community safety specialists Resolve. It aims to highlight […]
SIR Jack Petchey, founder of one of the UKs most successful business empires and of youth charity the Jack Petchey Foundation, turns 96 years on 19th July 2021.
THURROCKBME is shocked and appalled at the racist messages and comments that were targeted at some of the footballers that ably represented our country in the recently concluded Euro 2020.
PUPILS at Purfleet Primary Academy have been recognised for showing their exceptional behaviour and attitude to learning by attending a Golden Tea Party.
IN light of the news that the cost of the Grays Underpass is set to rocket to £37m, Labour’s Cllr Martin Kerin has warned that this could seal an unwanted hattrick of overspent projects, coming fast on the heels of the A13 Widening and Stanford Rail overspends.
TWO men have been charged after being stopped by officers in Grays.
CONSERVATIVE-run Thurrock Council in Essex said 500 full-time jobs would have to go to make £20m of this saving.
WORK continues to progress on the innovative Thames Freeport after Thurrock Council’s Cabinet once again backed the initiative and progress being made that will see transformational change.
THURROCK councillors have called for a report on mould in the borough’s homes, which they say is blighting lives.
THE government has been accused of “kicking the can down the road” over its appalling rape conviction record reports The Mirror.
WORKS to improve The Manorway in Stanford-le-Hope have now been completed, two days ahead of schedule.
ESSEX Firefighters rescued a woman following a road traffic collision in South Ockendon on Sunday morning. On arrival, crews reported that two vehicles had collided and a woman was trapped in her vehicle. Crews rescued the woman and made the scene safe by 12:10pm. The casualty was left in the care of the Ambulance Service.
A MAN wanted in connection with the smuggling of 39 migrants who were found dead in a lorry in Essex has been arrested at a petrol station.
FASTEN your seatbelts, as the hottest blockbuster of the year so far arrives at the home of Big Screen Entertainment – and tickets are on sale now.
A GROUP of South Essex College Media students won an international horror film competition by submitting an entry with gory twist.
CHILDREN are still absconding from care in Thurrock – despite a wide-ranging improvement programme.
THE All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Women in the Penal System has examined anonymised arrest data from five police forces in England and Wales as part of a major inquiry investigating what can be done to prevent women being swept into the criminal justice system.
WORK to improve The Manorway, Stanford-le-Hope, to help make the road quieter for use by heavy goods vehicles is set to get underway soon.
IN increasing Labour’s vote by more than 30,000 county wide, and taking Labour into a clear second place, Chris Vince has declared that ‘Labour are clearly the only viable opposition to the Tories across Essex, and this result gives us a strong base to go forward and to articulate a clear vision for the future.’
NEWLY elected Cllr Kairen Raper thanks her residents in Tilbury St. Chads Speaking after the count, Cllr Raper said: “I would like to thank all those residents of Tilbury St. Chads Ward who, on 6th May, elected me to be their Councillor. “I consider it a great privilege to represent the town in which I […]
FIRE Crews stopped a fire affecting four outbuildings from spreading to bungalows.
THE most outstanding individuals and institutions that the further education sector has to offer have been recognised in the shortlist for the 2021 Tes FE Awards.