THE sites for the eight freeports in England have been revealed as part of the Chancellor’s Budget.
THE chancellor is set to announce £408m of help for museums, theatres and galleries in England to reopen when Covid restrictions start to ease reports the BBC.
DESPITE attempted assurances about the risk of asbestos in the Grays high rise flats, Grays councillors Tony Fish, Martin Kerin and Jane Pothecary are set to meet senior council officers and public health officials to further outline residents’ concerns and press for further assurances around resident safety.
UNITE, the UK’s construction union, has warned that plans by the London Resort, the Disney style theme park due to be built in the Kent estuary, to house 2,000 construction workers at Tilbury in Essex, requires full consultation, to ensure that workers are well treated.
GRAYS Councillor, Martin Kerin, a vocal supporter of Grays Athletic’s bid for a ground at Ship Lane, has spoken of his disappointment at the decision of the Planning Committee to reject it.
Grays Athletic call for apology from councillors over misleading comments at meeting as hopes for new ground dashed
THE upset felt by Grays Athletic football club over the rejection of a planning application that would have seen them have a new home is to prompt a letter of complaint to Thurrock Council.
THE INFECTION rate in Thurrock has increased by 0.6% over the last seven days. The borough has 205 cases. Thurrock now stands at 129th out of 315 in the infection table of 315 local authorities That equates to 117.6 cases per 100,000. Remember, these figures relate to Feb 21st and not today (Feb 26th). Reference […]
Grays Athletic miss out on chance to move into new home as pressure from Aveley forces rejection of car prep plan
THE hopes of Grays Athletic fans that they might get a new home at the former Ship Lane ground of Thurrock FC were dashed at a Thurrock planning meeting this evening, despite the best efforts of committee chairman Cllr Tom Kelly.
MASKS in school classrooms and a testing regime will not be mandatory, a minister said today – but they are “highly recommended”.
CONSULTATION on the expansion of the Gateway Primary Free School to include nursery provision.
PLANS for Thames Enterprise Park, the billion-pound regeneration vision for the former Coryton oil refinery, have taken a significant step forward this week with the developers submitting a package of additional information to Thurrock Borough Council
ALL people on the learning disability register should now be prioritised for a Covid vaccine, the joint committee on vaccination has advised the government reports the BBC.
Report calls on Highways England to take action to reduce the negative impacts of the Lower Thames Crossing
A report set to be published by Thurrock Council outlines 57 schemes the council is calling on Highways England to take to offset negative impacts the Lower Thames Crossing (LTC) is likely to have on the borough. The report which was published today (24 February) calls on Highways England to take measures to reduce the negative impacts […]
THURROCK Council leader, Cllr Rob Gledhill, has praised the government’s commitment to tackling Domestic Abuse “Domestic abuse is a devastating crime that ruins lives, which is why this Conservative Government’s commitment to empowering and protecting victims is so important. “The £2.7m extra funding across Essex, including Thurrock will ensure that anyone who needs to access […]
TWENTY-two Thurrock households have been given the keys to high-quality, affordable council homes in the final handover phase of Thurrock Council’s Claudian Way development.
THURROCK Council has made clear that Unite the Union choosing to ballot its environment and waste members for strike action will affect every resident.
GRAYS Councillor Martin Kerin is backing Grays Athletic Football Club as they prepare to present their case for a new home in Ship Lane. Speaking ahead of Thursday’s meeting of the Thurrock Council Planning Committee, he said: “After a decade of homelessness, this plan will provide a secure base for Grays Athletic Football Club […]
THREE Grays councillors have thanked the emergency services for their work at a high rise flat on Thursday night.
PORT of Tilbury, London’s fastest growing port, has reached the final of the prestigious annual Logistics Awards. The port has been shortlisted in the ‘New Facility’ category for their recently opened terminal, Tilbury2.
THE NHS in Essex is making sure everyone has access to useful information about COVID-19 and the vaccination programme. A range of materials in different languages including Polish, Romanian and Chinese,
Jackie Doyle Price “We see more and more how our sex is being dehumanised by non-gender-specific terms”
THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle Price “rose on the floor of the House of Commons” during a debate on maternity rights. It is a great privilege to follow Ms Harman, who has blazed a trail on so many of these issues in the time that she has been a Member of the House. It is also […]
COUNCILS across England have today been allocated their share of £500 million for highways maintenance, with the funding expected to fix the equivalent of 10 million potholes across the country.
MORE than 420,000 homes need to be built in the East of England over the next 10 years, to meet a housing shortage, BBC Politics East reports.
WOMEN are losing access to public toilets ‘by stealth’ amid a boom in gender-neutral lavatories, experts say reports the Daily Mail.