WITH just a couple of weeks left before the new term starts it looks like there is a race against time to get a new school in Purfleet ready. Harris Academy Riverside is a new school situated on London Road in Purfleet. It is due to open in September but YT had received reports that […]
THURROCK students are celebrating another successful year of A-Level and vocational results after the provisional results were announced on Thursday 15 August.
THE leader of Thurrock Council has said he will write to the Government to demand extra powers for collecting fines issued to vehicles registered in another country.
THREE planning applications to build in the village of Bulphan have left Thurrock councillors divided over whether building on green belt land is acceptable.
THURROCK Council’s plan to expand the civic offices was labelled ‘horrible’ and ‘excessive’ during a planning meeting that saw the controversial development rejected by councillors.
THURROCK Council has received a raft of objections to a mobile food stall that could begin operating in South Ockendon.
Thurrock Council’s £10 million civic centre plans face another set-back as councillor calls for project to be rejected
PLANS to build a major extension to Thurrock Council’s offices are to be heard at a future planning meeting after an initial discussion resulted in a call for the plans to be rejected.
WORKS have been completed on a milestone property as Thurrock Council’s programme to refurbish all council homes in the borough continues.
DRIVERS are reminded that a short section of the A13 beneath the Orsett Cock roundabout will be closed this weekend.
THE new PM’s announcement of 20,000 new police officers was given a cautious welcome this week by Thurrock Labour leader Cllr Jane Pothecary.
RAIL users in the UK will be hit by a further rise in ticket prices which will come into effect next year reports the BBC.
THE THURROCK Conservatives have launched another attack on Labour’s prospective parliamentary candidate as rumours persist that a General Election is in the offing.
A SOUTH Ockendon landlord has been ordered to pay more than £7,000 after failing to provide adequate living conditions for his tenants.
A LEADING Trades Union is asking people to stand with Asda workers over a new contract.
Business support project deliver nearly 1,000 new jobs THE Growth Hub, a business support initiative operating across East Sussex, Kent, Medway, Essex, Southend and Thurrock, has worked with more than 4,400 firms to help create nearly 1,000 new jobs, figures show. A report into the South East Business Hub project which supports companies across the […]
STRICT enforcement action taken to prevent lorries from parking illegally in Thurrock Parkway has seen the road named as one of the top 10 roads outside London where inconsiderate drivers are likely to get a fine.
A SENIOR member of the Thurrock Independent Group has written to Thurrock Council for clarity over the position of East Thurrock United.
FAMILY and friends of a Grays man injured in a machete attack in East London whilst serving as a police officer have set up a fund-raising page. PC Stuart Outten, 28, was stabbed in the head as he tried to stop a van suspected of having no insurance in Leyton, east London, in the early […]
THE village of Bulphan has become a desirable area for new homes but attempts to build on green belt land are putting planning applications in jeopardy.
TILBURY seafarers’ charity, Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea), is calling for seafarers rights to be respected as a second tanker has been seized.
A FLY-tipper has been forced to pay out nearly £1,000 and had their vehicle seized after being caught dumping rubbish in Thurrock.
A GROUP of Labour councillors who represent Grays Riverside have hit out at plans to extend Thurrock Council’s civic offices after planning officers said the scheme should be granted planning permission.
CHILDREN with special educational needs in Grays could spend the next year learning in a temporary classroom due to a growing demand for school places.
LAST week, the portfolio holder for health and education, Cllr James Halden used social media to refer the the former leader of Thurrock Council as an “out of work printer”.