Tuesday, December 6, 2022


Newly elected Cllr Kairen Raper thanks her residents in Tilbury St. Chads

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...

Man suffers burns after blaze in outbuildings in Grays

FIRE Crews stopped a fire affecting four outbuildings from spreading to bungalows.

USP College shortlisted at the TES FE Awards 2021

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.

MP Stephen Metcalfe asks question on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

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

Thurrock MP Jackie Doyle Price concerned for David Cameron’s reputation

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 pays tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh

THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle-Price rose on the floor of the the House to pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh.

Let’s Go…Alfresco! Prezzo Lakeside opens its doors today

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.

Appeal after teenager dies in road traffic collision in South Ockendon

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.

Grays residents give William Street a spring clean

RESIDENTS of Grays, supported by Thurrock Council, were in action this morning (Saturday, 10 April) helping clean up part of the town.

Covid-19: Number of cases in Thurrock drop to 27

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...

Three men arrested after shop broken into in East Tilbury

THREE men have been arrested after we were called to a shop being broken into early this morning, Friday 9 April.

Thurrock Council disappointed Unite the Union announce plans for strike action

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 launch Home Instead Thurrock

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.

Esports on the curriculum at USP College

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!

Appeal after quad bike driver dies in South Ockendon

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in South Ockendon in which a man sadly died. 

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