IN the last three days, thieves have stolen 16 gully covers from Thurrock’s roads creating, dangerous conditions for pedestrians, cyclists and road users.
THURROCK Council’s Cabinet heard last night (Wednesday 7 February) that the Capital Spending Programme will be designed and implemented to help make residents, businesses and visitors even more proud of Thurrock. Portfolio Holder for Finance, Cllr Shane Hebb (dubbed the Iron Chancellor by hs colleagues) spoke after the meeting and said: “The report tonight gave […]
New Council Homes as Belmont Road Development gets the go ahead COUNCILLORS unanimously agreed at Full Council last week (Wednesday 31 January) to fund Thurrock Regeneration Limited (TRL) to deliver 80 new homes and bungalows at Belmont Road, Grays, a scheme which will include 28 new council houses. The new approach to funding new Council […]
THURROCK Council’s Fraud Service has uncovered and brought to justice a former housing officer after it was found she was helping people she knew unfairly access council housing.
THE Thurrock Business Conference took place on Thursday 25 January 2018 providing support and inspiration for Thurrock businesses. Over 100 local businesses attended the event held at the Civic Hall, Grays.
LETTERS will be making their way to residents this week announcing two new providers delivering home care in Thurrock.
THURROCK will be “an ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future”. This is the new vision for Thurrock as agreed at Full Council on Wednesday 31 January.
WATES Living Space has successfully secured a contract to work with Thurrock Council for a further three years on its Transforming Homes programme.
WORK on Thurrock’s first Integrated Medical Centre will take a significant first step as site surveys get underway.
I Believe in Unicorns – Michael Morpurgo’s Tuesday, 20 February 2018 – 4:30pm to Wednesday, 21 February 2018 – 1:00pm Olivier Award nominated Wizard Presents brings best-selling children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s treasured story to life. This intimate show is set in a library full of books that hold more than stories within their pages. It […]
THE results of the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index revealed that Thurrock Council moved up 135 places in the official index ranking – an increase of 31% compared to results from 2016.
OVER 100 people, young and old, braved the cold weather last week (Friday 26 January) at the Palmer’s Rest Garden in High View Avenue to pay their respects and mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
LITTER offenders who spoil the borough and don’t pay their fine will still face a criminal record, Thurrock’s Leader of the Council has warned.
MORE than 100 nominations for the 2018 Thurrock Civic Awards have been received.
THURROCK Council’s Trading Standards team has prevented 900 hazardous hairdryers from reaching consumers in the UK.
THURROCK Business Conference will take place on Thursday 25 January 2018 to provide support, growth and inspiration for businesses all under one roof.
THURROCK will again be marking International Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday, 26 January at the High View Avenue Memorial Gardens in Grays.
THE deadline for applying for a primary school place in Thurrock is fast approaching with only six days to go.
THE Council’s Housing Overview and Scrutiny Committee met on Tuesday December 20 and reviewed the grounds maintenance charge for tenants which was suspended in September.
CHRISTMAS bin collection details in Thurrock over the festive period.
A WHOLE host of organisations and resident have praised the Give a Gift partnership between intu Lakeside and Thurrock Council. Ben Leeson, Marketing Manager, intu Lakeside said: “It was an honour for intu Lakeside to partner with Thurrock Council to host Give a Gift in centre for a second year. With 2016 being such a […]
THE project, launched in partnership with intu Lakeside on Tuesday 21 November closed the shops shutters for the final day last week (Tuesday 12 December).
A report heard at Cabinet last week (Wednesday 13 December) approved a new strategy for ensuring current and future demand for residential care is met.
CABINET has agreed how more than £300,000 of grants to the voluntary sector will be managed.