The move by Thurrock Council has been roundly condemned by some councillors, who say the authority is penalising residents while letting visiting rogue lorry drivers go free.
The community efforts highlighted the impact flowers and plants can make to an area and many residents had made impressive statements with their gardens, window boxes and balconies.
232 people were caught in Grays, 93 in South Ockendon, 74 in Purfleet and 58 in Tilbury.
THE Royal Opera House is calling all singers in Thurrock to take part in Ludd and Isis, its community production that will open its new production workshop in Purfleet in December
Tea Avery, a tenant on the estate, organised the event in partnership with Thurrock Council’s Tenant Participation team, the Purfleet housing office, the Royal Opera House, Global Xchange and Family Mosaic to provide hours of fun and food on The Green.
Who better to explain this than Rev Alan Field who uses a wonderful analogy of shopping at Lakeside to explain how the Mardyke Churches are worshipping together.
THE VARIETY of acts at T-Fest was quite staggering. We only have a few films left in the locker but one of them was this short but wonderful piece by the Royal Opera House team.
A Freedom of Information Request to Thurrock Council revealed that:
“The budget for the Mayoral car and chauffeur costs in 2010/11 is £21,500. However, it should be noted that this budget supports both the Mayor and the Deputy Mayor.”
R3, the insolvency trade body, has published a ‘bankruptcy map’ which reveals that Thurrock had the third highest number of new personal insolvency cases. According to the survey, Thurrock had 338 new cases. Only Torbay and West Devon were higher.
“IMPLEMENTATION is the key to the work of the Regeneration Project in Thurrock” were the sage words by Chairman of the Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation, Will Mckee CBE as he stood aloft the highest point in the £60 million Royal Opera House production park at a topping out ceremony. Mr McKee was joined by […]
WE HAVE to admit that we have a soft spot for historical re-enactment groups. It is the spirit of history. It is the dedication to preserving certain segments and corners of history.
“The Broken Economy” is the key feature of Jackie Doyle-Price’s maiden speech in the House of Commons.
The work of Lata Upadhyaya as part of Artifact should illuminate the borough. Working from a workshop in Grays, Lata supported by her husband Jonathan and a coterie of artists, they hope to encourage the idea of art inspiring the environment in Thurrock. Her work is wonderful. We spoke to Jonathan about the work and their hopes for the future.
On Monday, June 14, Priscilla Scamp was rearrested and subsequently charged with one count of murder. The 18-year-old unemployed woman from Centurion Way in Purfleet has been detained in police custody prior to her appearance at Basildon Magistrates Court on Wednesday, June 16.
If we do nothing then it will be built which will, Lower the value of your house, Spoil your community, Take away the safety of the flood plain, Damage the roads and reduce the safety when they have an alternative .
A powerful early meeting showing from the Hammers allowed them to see off Eastbourne and prevent some former team mates from tasting victory on Lakeside shale.
Run by Royal Opera House artists and professionals, these workshops are part of the preparation for the High House People’s Opera, a community project to celebrate the opening of the Royal Opera House Bob and Tamar Production Workshop in Purfleet in December.
It would have been easy for Ruben Carril to “turn his face to the wall” when he lost his leg in a motorcycle accident five years ago. For Ruben though it was the age old adage of “get busy living or get busy dying”.
“It appears that as the season has progressed the changing facilities at the FBASG have deteriorated to such an extent that the league have refused to allow us to play EOL matches there again next season .
Ruben has had a full and active life since then. We interviewed Ruben about the life he is living now but before we show what Ruben is doing in Thurrock, here is a film which explains what happened on that day five years ago.
Firefighters have been called to assist ambulance paramedics in dealing with an injured man stuck on a ferry at the Cobelfret Base in London Road, Purfleet.
It was only by friday afternoon, fifteen hours after we had all arrived that Interim Chief Executive Bob Coomber admitted: “We haven’t covered ourselves in glory”
When the Apache’s came over the hill, the Lone Ranger said:” They are coming for us.” Tonto is alleged to have remarked: “What’s all this we Paleface”
An assessment of how YT feels the count will go on thursday night at the Civic Hall.
During the evening the teams engaged with 57 young people in the Tilbury area. Young people of various ages spoke to those involved about the local centre and the kinds of facilities and activities they would like to see in the area.