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.
SOUTH Basildon and East Thurrock MP Stephen Metcalfe rose on the floor of the House of Commons to ask a question regarding Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
I DO not know about anyone else, but when I stood for election to this House and was fortunate enough to be elected, I took very seriously the Oath that I made when I entered here. I stood for Parliament because I wanted to serve the public and do my bit. I did so because I believed in the integrity of this placeand I believed in the integrity of hon. Members. I believe that everybody in this place actually wants to do their best for this country and for the British public.
THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle-Price rose on the floor of the the House to pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh.
THURROCK fans of Prezzo will be excited to hear that Prezzo Lakeside will be opening its doors today, 12th April, for outside dining. It’s the perfect place to reunite with your friends and family.
ESSEX Police are appealing for witnesses after a 19-year-old man sadly died in a collision in South Ockendon.
The incident happened in Stifford Road today, Saturday 10 April, shortly before 1.40pm.
RESIDENTS of Grays, supported by Thurrock Council, were in action this morning (Saturday, 10 April) helping clean up part of the town.
THE INFECTION rate in Thurrock has dropped by 54.9% over the last seven days. The borough has 27 cases. Thurrock now stands at 220th out of 315 in the infection table of 315 local authorities That equates to 15.5 cases per 100,000. Remember, these figures relate to April 4th and not today (April 9th). Reference […]
THREE men have been arrested after we were called to a shop being broken into early this morning, Friday 9 April.
UNITE the Union has notified the council that they plan to take strike action from 13 April until 7 May. This is extremely disappointing given that formal consultation is ongoing with all three Trade Unions and directly with staff. The council is very much around the discussion table and this has been the case throughout.
CARING mother and daughter duo, Gladys Ofori and Dorcas Afful, have recently launched their new home care business, Home Instead Thurrock, bringing high-quality companionship-led home care services to South Essex.
USP College are excited to be offering the Level 3 Esports course from September 2021 and if you live and breathe gaming then this is the course for you!
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in South Ockendon in which a man sadly died.
THE competition watchdog has ordered the housebuilders Taylor Wimpey and Countryside Properties to remove terms in contracts that have made it impossible for some homeowners to get a mortgage or sell their properties reports The Guardian. The Competition and Markets Authority has told the two firms to remove certain contract terms that mean leaseholders have […]
JOURNALISTS have declared “victory for taxpayers” in a legal fight backed by two regional publishers over a council’s one billion pound secrecy.