AN Essex Police spokesperson said: “We were called at about 8.40am on Friday 14 February with reports people had been found in a container at Purfleet docks.
EIGHT people are with the immigration services after being found in the grounds of Purfleet Docks this morning.
THURROCK Council unanimously agreed to re-name the town at Full Council on Wednesday 29 January 2020 following a public consultation.
NATIONAL College Creative Industries is pleased to announce a formal partnership with South Essex College and Access Creative College.
ON 29th January 2020 Thurrock Council unanimously agreed to change the name of Purfleet to ‘Purfleet-on-Thames’. This is the first name change in the council’s history. It had been talked about for nearly twenty years by local residents and is the name Purfleet was known by in the late Victorian, early Edwardian eras.
PURFLEET could be renamed if councillors choose to back a resident petition which calls for the town to be recognised for its position on the Thames.
THE NEXT meeting and AGM for Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum will be 7:30pm on 28th January at St. Stephen’s Church, London Road Purfleet.
A MAN whose body was found washed ashore by a ship’s crew remains unidentified.
A PURFLEET woman is set to stand trial in the new year accused of an offence against the Proceeds of Crime Act that involved over a quarter of a million pounds.
THURROCK Council is warning private landlords renting shared houses or flats in the borough to ensure their properties are licensed correctly.
PUPILS at Purfleet Primary Academy have collected food donations over the festive period in order to support vulnerable families.
A PURFLEET burglar who targeted three victims in three days has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.
WORKERS at a freight company in Purfleet, Essex, found the snake in the lorry on Tuesday (26 November) and called the RSPCA for help.
PUPILS at Purfleet Primary Academy are collecting food donations to support pupils and families who cannot afford to eat. During the recent Harvest Festival, families at the school raised a huge 143kg of food for local charities but since then, more and more families have been approaching the school requiring help to eat.
A 36-year-old man from Purfleet was arrested this morning, Monday 25 November, at a property in Dalston, east London, on suspicion of manslaughter, conspiracy to traffic
PURFLEET community champion, John Rowles was recognised for the great work he has undertaken for many decades.
PLANS to build a new coffee shop at a service station in Purfleet have been approved by Thurrock Council.
A QUIZ night at The Royal Hotel on Friday 22nd November at 7:30pm to raise funds towards this years Christmas lights in Purfleet.
POLICE have named a 45-year-old woman who died during a party at The Magpie Pub in Little Stonham, Suffolk.
A £1billion plan to revitalise Purfleet that has courted controversy and criticism may now be facing collapse.
Thurrock Council team up with local community groups to replace plaques stolen from War Memorial in Purfleet
THURROCK Council has teamed up with local community groups to replace plaques stolen from the War Memorial in Purfleet (March 2019).
SOUL TRAIN will steam into the legendary Circus Tavern on Saturday 23rd November and on board will be a fine feast of soulful gems.
A FAMILY has been forced to find alternative accommodation after a cooking oil fire damaged their kitchen.
AFTER further enquiries, we now believe that the trailer travelled from Zeebrugge into Purfleet, and docked in the Thurrock area shortly after 12:30am this morning. The tractor unit of the lorry is believed to have originated in Northern Ireland.