Grays councillors set to speak out against Meesons Lane planning application

Grays councillors set to speak out against Meesons Lane planning application

GRAYS Labour councillors have pledged to speak out against a planning application in relation to a development in Helleborine. Thurrock Council officers are recommending approval for the eight home development on on land adjacent to Curling Lane, Helleborine and Meesons Lane in Grays. Cllr Tony Fish said: “Myself, Cllr Kerin and Cllr Pothecary support our […]

Every child in Thurrock to be offered cycle training

Every child in Thurrock to be offered cycle training

THE commitment will see an additional 400,000 training places offered on the scheme each year, providing children with the core skills to cycle safely and confidently on the road. More than 80% of children aged between eight and 10-years-old own a bike – and since its launch in 2006, more than 3 million children have already taken part in the Bikeability scheme.

On Brexit Day, raise a glass to Clive Broad

On Brexit Day, raise a glass to Clive Broad

ON this Brexit day, it is important to give credit where credit is due to those local activists who did their bit to get the United Kingdom out of the European Union. This reporter has been working in Thurrock for nearly fourteen years. Back in 2006, he first met Clive Broad. Grays resident, Clive was […]

Eight week consultation into Lower Thames Crossing begins

Eight week consultation into Lower Thames Crossing begins

IMAGES of the new Lower Thames Crossing have been released. The Lower Thames Crossing is a multi-billion pound project that will connect Kent and Thurrock, providing an alternative route for Dartford Crossing and Blackwall Tunnel users. It would create Britain’s longest road tunnel, measuring 14.3 miles, and will almost double road capacity across the River […]