UK house prices could drop by 6.2% next year if the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 31 October, according to accountants KPMG.
STIFFORD Clays Councillor, Cllr Jennifer Smith, has called for more support from Thurrock Council for the many resident run community initiatives across Thurrock.
THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle-Price has asked the new Transport Secretary to reconsider the route of the Lower Thames Crossing, currently planned to drive through Orsett and the green belt reports the Thurrock Independent.
THURROCK Councillors are set to discuss the benefits of spending £10million on expanding council offices as part of a debate over a motion that calls for the plans to be abandoned.
DRIVERS in Thurrock could be penalised for failing to turn off their engines after parking, according to new proposals due to be discussed by council leaders.
THURROCK Council lead the way on a strengths based approach to delivering the Disabled Facilities Grants
STUDENTS from schools across Thurrock were celebrating after receiving their GCSE results last week, Thursday 22 August 2019.
EXTINCTION Rebellion is having an open meeting and discussion for residents at the Thameside Theatre meetings room on Wednesday 11th September, 7:00 to 8:00 pm. They will be joined by XR Southend’s Jonathan Fuller, who will talk about the productive work he has done, talking to news outlets including ITV and Channel 4, regarding their […]
THE prime minister announces funding which can be used for projects such as improving public transport or converting empty shops reports Sky News.
SENIOR members of the Labour group on Thurock Council have responded to criticism from Conservative council leader Rob Gledhill and two of his colleagues – who attacked them for putting green belt planning applications before a planning committee.
THURROCK Independents councillor for Stanford-le-Hope East and Corringham Town, Cllr Shane Ralph has serious concerns about the wellbeing of residents of Stanford le hope and Corringham.
THE chair of a residents association close to Thurrock’s council offices has complained about the council’s reluctance to meet with them before seeking planning permission.
THE Editor of “Your Thurrock” wrote an article asking “Is it time for a gentler, kinder form of politics in Thurrock? He was prompted to do so in response to a “tweet” by Cllr James Halden regarding Cllr John Kent’s opposition to the closure of Orsettt Hospital and the NHS proposed plans for future NHS services in Thurrock.
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.