Friday, December 8, 2023


Appeal after fatal collision in Purfleet

POLICE Officers investigating a serious collision in Purfleet are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage.

Thurrock man sentenced to 16 years in jail for series of sex offences against a child

A SURVIVOR of sexual abuse and her mother have described their feelings after a man from South Ockendon was jailed for 16 years yesterday.

Government says Lower Thames Project will be delayed – even if it wins planning approval

ON Thursday,Transport Secretary, Mark Harper MP has issued a statement in which he says that whilst the proposed Lower Thames Crossing will still be examined in the DCO process, if it is granted permission the start of construction would be delayed by 2 years.

Thurrock Labour candidate highlights plight of veterans

ONLY 1.2% of Thurrock’s veterans have received their Government ID cards to help them access the services they need.

Lakeside Shopping Centre launches International Women’s Day

ON Wednesday (8 March), the world came together to mark International Women's Day, and Lakeside Shopping Centre joined in celebration with its workforce of united women. 

Grays: Man charged after 170 cannabis plants seized

A MAN has been charged with production of cannabis following a raid on a house in Grays.

Second chance for Thameside Theatre rescue bid 

CAMPAIGNERS have been given a second chance to save the Thameside Theatre Complex with a revised business plan, but it will need to include a £20million, 30-year maintenance plan to ensure success.

Thurrock nurses could get bonus to stay on at hospitals in south of county

NURSES in Thurrock could get “premium” golden handcuffs bonuses as part of a determined effort to keep them in their jobs reports the Local Democracy Reporting Service.

Tilbury woman cautioned for repeatedly calling 999

A WOMAN has received a conditional caution following her arrest, after repeatedly calling our Contact Management Centre.

Schools sing to support St. Luke’s Hospice

CHOIRS from eight primary schools across Thurrock and Basildon gave outstanding performances last night at the annual competition 'Sing for St. Luke's', raising over £12,000 for our local Hospice.

CCTV image released following assault in South Ockendon

POLICE officers investigating an attempted robbery in South Ockendon are now able to release an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with our investigation and we’re asking the public to help us identify him?

Rejuvenated community space offers residents a home away from home

RESIDENTS and their families at three council-owned tower blocks in Chadwell St Mary are benefiting from a newly improved community room and brand-new community pantry initiative, thanks to a collaborative partnership between Thurrock Council and Kensa Contracting. 

Thurrock Labour call on Tory cabinet to do right thing about Thameside

LAST night, Thurrock Council's Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee considered the report on which the cabinet will make its next decisions on the future of the much loved Thameside Complex, in Grays.

International Women’s Day and beyond: Essex Police: Let’s all fully embrace equity

IT is International Women’s Day (IWD) today (Wednesday March 8th) and this year’s theme EmbraceEquity seeks to get the world talking about why equal opportunities aren’t enough. People start from different places, so true inclusion and belonging require equitable action.

Taxpayers given more time for voluntary National Insurance contributions

TAXPAYERS given more time for voluntary National Insurance contributions

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