GMC “Warn” Grays Doctor Who Refused To Leave Surgery

A GRAYS doctor who refused to attend to a dying pensioner outside his Grays surgery has received a formal warning by the General Medical Council (GMC). On 21 November 2007 Dr S S Sidana was informed that a man had collapsed outside the surgery in which he was working. He refused to attend to this […]

Tattoo John: Wagon Wheels Come Off

IT’S been three months since we had spoken to Tattoo John. We had heard that he was attempting to dry out, so the last thing he needed was our camera poking its nose in. We’re in no doubt that the story of John is a story going nowhere – and there’s a fine line between […]

ADHD Concert

THE newly-formed charity has a concert at Grays Working Men’s Club at 6pm to 11-pm on Saturday March 28th. Charity founder, Beverley Boase discusses the reasons for the formation of the charity and their plans for the rest of the year. Among the many acts are ChavTown Band, Tall Dark Friend and David Harvey.

Palmer’s College: Blood Donors

218 STUDENTS and staff at Palmer’s College in Grays signed up to register as blood donors to help save lives on Monday 16 March 2009. This year they also saw 4 students register to carry organ donor cards. The College recognises the importance in giving blood and organised for the National Blood Service to come […]

Together Mental Health: Art Therapy

TOGETHER is one of the oldest-established mental health charities. Last week they ran a series of inspirational Well-Being events across the country. YourThurrock visited their art exhibition at the Oasis Centre on Orsett Road in Grays where local artists were exhibiting – and also painting – to get a feel for the work that they […]

Olympian At St Clere’s

JUST a few months ago, Olympic swimmer Mark Foster was flying the flag for Team GB in Beijing. On Friday he was at St Clere’s School in Stanford-le-Hope as part of a multi-agency initiative to promote play and drive down obesity levels in the borough. As figures show more than a quarter of UK children […]

Classic Hair: Care For Hair

CELEBRITY hairdresser Trevor Sorbie aims to train at least 400 hairdressers on his ‘My New Hair’ programme over the next 2 years, with the aim of giving psychological medicine for a person experiencing hair loss. Debbie Eagles of The Classic Hair Company on Montreal Road, Tilbury recently received direction on working and fitting wigs for […]