Big Lunch on The Green

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.

Mardyke Churches Together

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.

High House Topped Out

“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 […]

Seaxe and Sorcery

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.

Artifact: Art in Thurrock

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.

Women Charged With Darnley Road Murder

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.

Hammers 53 v 43 Eastbourne

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.

Man Trapped On Ferry

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.

Shambles Shambles Shambles

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”