LAKESIDE’S two-storey upside down house is to get another two years at the shopping centre as focus continues to shift from retail to leisure.
CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak has set out how employers will have to start sharing the cost of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
A NEW video will reassure young children in Thurrock as many of them prepare to return to school from next week.
A SECTION of the A13 beneath the Orsett Cock roundabout will be closed this weekend to enable the next phase of works to be completed safely.
THURROCK Council, working with Essex Police, took swift action to move on an authorised encampment which was setting up in South Ockendon yesterday afternoon (26 May).
A FEW months ago the chief executive of Thurrock Council called Covid-19 ” great leveller. On her Linkedin page, she said “It does not discriminate.. It will affect everyone either directly or indirectly regardless of who you are.” As we have witnessed, the BAME community have disproportionately suffered due to Covid-19. We did ask Lyn […]
Thurrock MPs Stephen Metcalfe and Jackie Doyle-Price have both called on government advisor Dominic Cummings to quit after failing to be won over by yesterday’s (Monday, 25 May) TV broadcast when the beleaguered pal of Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced journalists over his perceived breach of social distancing guidelines.
Communities in the East of England awarded £30m boost to build for the future EAST of England to benefit from £30m emergency active travel grant for new cycling and walking lanes Additional funding also made available to ramp up critical light rail and bus services across the country Project in the East of England awarded […]
THURROCK Council has responded to clarify facts regarding the council’s investment strategy, following a Financial Times article.
THURROCK Council have once again taken swift action against an unauthorised encampment at Grays Beach Car Park, Thames Road, which was vacated in just a few hours yesterday afternoon, Thursday 21 May.
THE LEADER of the Thurrock Labour group has called for an urgent meeting of Thurrock Council over the revelation that the council debt stands at £1.2 billion.
A PRIVATE blessing of a Muslim burial site in West Thurrock took place earlier today (Friday 22 May) as Thurrock Council prepares for Muslim burials to commence in the borough for the first time in the coming weeks.
IN an indirect response to day’s national news revelations about its investment strategy, Thurrock Council has issued a statement about its ‘secure’ financial position.
A JOINT investigation by the Financial Times and The Bureau Investigates has revealed that Thurrock Council has borrowed over £1 billion.
THURROCK Council has continued to promote its hard hitting campaign to persuade residents to stay at home during the Coronavirus pandemic.
AS I compose this on a Thursday afternoon, a few hours away from joining my neighbours and the whole nation in applauding our NHS and Key Worker Heroes, it is with a deep sense of anger that I write about the travesty of the Health Immigration Surcharge being levied against our low-paid, immigrant NHS and care staff.
Thurrock Council education boss “disappointed” at other councils defying government proposals to “re-open” schools
THE THURROCK councillor in charge of education has said he is “disappointed” with a Conservative council which has defied government proposals for a phased re-opening of schools. Solihull Council has announced its schools may not be ready in time for the Government’s proposed phased reopening for pupils in Reception, Year 1 and 6 for June […]
EXTRA support is vital for doctors, says BMA as survey finds 48% doctors in East of England are suffering from poor mental health and wellbeing
National Police Chiefs issue guidance on reporting hate crime against Chinese and Southeast Asian communities
WE hope this letter finds you well in these challenging times. We write in our capacity as the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners and National Police Chiefs Council Leads on Hate Crime to you all, in your role as members of the Independent Advisory Group on Hate Crime.
AS you may or may not know, Thurrock Council has decided not to answer any questions from the press. You know, like those blokes in 24 hours in police custody. “No comment”, “No comment” and “No comment” That doesn’t mean we won’t still ask the questions. So far then have refused to answers any questions […]
THURROCK Council is urging residents to only go to Linford Household Waste and Recycling Centre if they absolutely have to, after residents queued for more than three hours today to gain access to the site.
SEVEN people in Thurrock have been served with domestic violence protection orders during a campaign by Essex Police to help prevent violence in the home.
THERE have ben chaotic scenes on the first day, the Linford Tip re-opened in Thurrock.
THE BOSSES of a number of Thurrock schools have signed a letter in which they have welcomed the planned re-opening of their schools in Thurrock.