AN ambitious proposal to build thousands of homes, a film and television studio and shops has been unanimously approved by Thurrock Council – but it could come at the cost of hundreds of jobs.
PROPOSALS to transform Purfleet have taken a big step forward after an application for outline planning permission was granted by Thurrock Council’s Planning Committee last night.
Dear Editor, I was disappointed to read Jackie Doyle-Price’s last-minute attack on the regeneration of Purfleet last Thursday, just seven days before the plans go to planning committee. The planning application was submitted 16 months ago, so why leave it till the last minute to comment? Our MP’s desire to keep logistics, i.e. HGV’s in […]
LABOUR’S Victoria Holloway has slammed Thurrock’s Tory MP for saying Purfleet residents should just accept living with HGVs.
THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle-Price has slammed her own partner’s department in a withering attack on regeneration plans for Purfleet.
AN ambitious proposal to transform the town of Purfleet and “set the benchmark for regeneration” could take a step closer to reality after council officers recommended that the plans are approved next week.
OVER EIGHTY bags of other people’s rubbish along with boiler, a mattress and carpets were removed from London Road between the station and Cornwall House Car Park on Saturday by the ‘Purfleet Pickers’.
Easter Fete in Purfleet. Full details on poster.
TEN volunteers from Purfleet joined in the Borough’s Spring Clean Up campaign to clear a 3-400 yard stretch along London Road east of the railway. Over a two hour period on Saturday 50 x sacks of litter and rubbish were collected.
SATURDAY March 23rd saw another great spring clean event on this occasion near the RSPB Rainham centre.
A DAY of remembrance was held on Sunday 31st March at Purfleet to acknowledge the Purfleet gunners who on 31st March 1916 shot down the first Zeppelin L15.
THE crime was discovered on Sunday, 31 March just a few hundred yards away from where a service was being held to pay tribute to artillerymen shot down a Zeppelin in the First World War.
‘THE Tabs’ were the winning team at Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum’s quiz night last Friday, just beating ‘The Numbskulls’ by one point.
Purfleet Day of Remembrance set to unveil plaque to Purfleet soldier. Full details on poster.
PURFLEET-on-Thames Community Forum. Full details on poster.
A PURFLEET resident has been prosecuted and fined for continued noise nuisance.
Purfleet-on-Thames Community to host Quiz Night. Full details on poster.
Appeal after dog goes missing in Purfleet. Full details on poster.
REVEREND Matt Drummond was licensed as team vicar of St. Stephen’s Church last night (February 19th) by Bishop of Bradwell the Rt Revd Dr John Perumbalath and installed by the Archdeacon of Southend, the Venerable Mike Lodge.
FOR most Purfleet people, a mortgage is the only way to buy a property. However, for some, especially Purfleet homeowners who have paid off their mortgage or buy-to-let landlords, many have the choice to pay exclusively with cash. So the question is, should you use all your cash, or could a mortgage be a more suitable option?
TWO more drivers have been convicted following the summer DriveSafeDriveSober anti-drink and drug driving campaign.
REMINDER: an emergency road closure remains in place at Stonehouse Lane, Purfleet, as Essex and Suffolk Water repair a burst water main.
DETECTIVES are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in Purfleet.
A PURFLEET man who assaulted a paramedic has been made subject of a five year criminal behaviour order.