HOSPITALS across south Essex are to get a major financial boost after having their debt written off by the government.
LOCAL authorities in England have been handed new powers to hold public meetings virtually by using video or telephone conferencing technology from Saturday (4 April 2020).
LEADER of Thurrock Council, Cllr Rob Gledhill, has slammed irresponsible people who are flouting social distancing rules and breaking into closed play areas in the borough’s parks.
MILLIONS of pounds is to be handed to councils across Essex as part of a new government scheme centred around getting hospital patients back home so that coronavirus patients can be treated faster.
THURROCK Council is acting quickly to help local businesses make sure that they take full advantage of government grants available to help them stay afloat during coronavirus.
MOMENTS of genuine, long lasting change happen vary rarely in the life of a nation. The post-war settlement of 1945 heralded a general political consensus, built around the NHS and the welfare state
THIS is the latest set of roadworks, following the reintroduction of the Crown Road two-way system, and form part of a wider transport strategy for the town centre to help make Grays safer and more accessible, promoting job creation and access to skills and learning.
DUE to the government guidance around COVID19, the Essex Business Crime Team are aware that many business premises will be left unattended and locked-up as employees work from home.
Union action secures social distancing for waste collection workers WASTE disposal workers providing services to Thurrock Council have forced their employer to introduce social distancing after Unite, Britain’s leading union threatened action. The essential workers raised concerns that their working practices meant they were unable to social distance during the current health crisis whilst providing […]
COVID-19 has slowed down world trade and interfered with the EU-UK trade talks, and the ripples continue to be felt through the world economy. But while global leaders are preoccupied, now is a good time to focus on progress that is being made elsewhere, and a development that will be crucial to London’s future.
I AM really pleased that officers report from their patrols across Essex that, in the vast majority of cases, people are only out for the essential reasons set out
TEAMS hard at work include refuse collectors, enforcement officers, street maintenance, highways maintenance, parks and cemetery teams while also putting measures in place to enable them to follow social distancing rules and be protected.
THURROCK Council has agreed to offer local businesses, sports clubs and community groups extra support by agreeing to defer rental payments to those that rent their premises from the council.
THURROCK Council in partnership with Stronger Together, Thurrock CVS and other local organisations are working together to safely coordinate support to residents in need and to help ensure voluntary work is carried out in a safe and co-ordinated way across the borough.
THURROCK Council has immediately implemented measures to help enforce social distancing to slow the spread of coronavirus and protect the most vulnerable members of our community following the Prime Minster’s announcement yesterday evening.
THE PRIME Minister, Boris Johnson has just announced a raft of restrictions people in the UK are being urged to follow.
A MULTI-billion pound rescue package to protect Britain’s five million self-employed workers could be announced as soon as today (Monday).
PEOPLE will have an extra week to have their say on ambitious plans to create Britain’s longest road tunnel connecting Kent, Essex and Thurrock after Highways England took the decision to extend its public consultation into the proposed upgrade.
THURROCK Council is making changes to some services as it continues to follow national guidance in managing coronavirus. The changes taking place include:
FOLLOWING the government’s calls for hotels to be used as overflow hospitals for coronavirus patients, a travel company has offered up two cruise ships docked in Tilbury.
HUNDREDS of residents are urging the council to refuse planning permission for a development of more than 160 homes in Tilbury.
THURROCK Council continues to follow national Government guidance and expert public health advice while putting business continuity plans into place to ensure that critical services are delivered whilst still adhering to clear advice on social distancing.
CINEMA chains Odeon, Cineworld, Vue and Picturehouse are shutting all their UK screens amid the coronavirus pandemic.
PLANS to regenerate Purfleet-on-Thames have taken another massive step forward after the Chancellor announced £75m Housing Infrastructure Funding for the development as part of his budget this week.