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  • Gemma Holloway wins bronze at the Southern Cross-Country Championships Thurrock Gazette:

    THURROCK Harriers’ Gemma Holloway won a bronze medal at the Southern Cross-Country Championships in Brighton. read more

  • Concerns raised over 6,000 new homes on Thurrock border

    Concerns were raised at last night’s council meeting over the proposal to build 6,000 homes on the A128 border with Thurrock. read more

  • Horndon boxer John Wayne Hibbert cannot wait to defend his WBC International belt against Tyler Goodjohn in Saturday's 02 Arena bout

    JOHN Wayne Hibbert hasn’t looked forward to a fight more than Saturday night’s match-up with domestic rival Tyler Goodjohn. read more

  • Hebb hands in petition demanding action on "parking nightmare" in Stanford West

    Cllr Shane Hebb put forward a petition to at last night’s Thurrock council meeting to demand action on street parking in Stanford West. read more

  • Martial arts guru Jim McAllister learns from the greats in Malaysia

    BULPHAN’S Jim McAllister – one of the country’s leading martial artists – has just returned from an adventure training trip to Malaysia. read more

  • Joe Shelton continues to make waves in the world of kickboxing

    THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD Joe Shelton’s kickboxing career continues to go from strength to strength. read more

  • Councillors reject proposals to switch to fortnightly bins collection

    Councillors have rejected proposals to switch to a fortnightly bins collection in the borough. read more

  • Tilbury's London Cruise Terminal to be home of second ship Thurrock Gazette: Marco Polo

    Cruise and Maritime Voyages have announced that Magellan will be making Tilbury her home port with regular departures starting in March. read more

  • Policing budget decided today

    A decision will be taken today on the policing budget. Reporter Adam Cornell will be updating live from the meeting. read more

  • Clarification - DJ Chris Hill

    ON page 19 of this week’s Gazette we published that soul DJ Chris Hill would be performing at a club night at Orsett Hall on February 6. read more

  • Michael Gove brings a £5m announcement for new 'creative' Purfleet

    Michael Gove and MP Jackie Doyle-Price announced a £5 million boost for Thurrock today during a visit to the High House Production Centre in Purfleet. read more

  • Thurrock Neighbourhood Watch meeting tonight

    THURROCK Neighbourhood Watch is throwing open its doors to the public today (Thursday) at its annual general meeting. read more

  • Sarah takes over at Thurrock Foodbank Thurrock Gazette:

    THURROCK Foodbank has a new operations manager at the helm. read more

  • Swing back to the Sixties Thurrock Gazette:

    THE Swinging Sixties will be coming to the Thameside Theatre, in Grays, for one night only in April as three legends of the era come to town to stomp the boards. read more

  • Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence C. D and A. Ltd

    Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence read more

  • Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence Hewden Stuart Ltd

    Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence read more

  • Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence Assured Container services Ltd

    Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence read more

  • Man in court after policeman knocked off motorbike

    A MAN will appear at court charged with a string of offences after a policeman was knocked off his motorboke on the A13.  read more

  • Evie, 6, tells Prime Minister: 'Please help save our libraries' Thurrock Gazette:

    A SIX-YEAR-OLD girl is spearheading a campaign to save Thurrock libraries. read more

  • Elsie Knight

    Elsie KNIGHT Sadly passed away 5th January 2015, Funeral already taken place. The Family would like to thank all for cards and flowers. Special thanks to nurses Caroline and Pat, L E Brand for the funeral service and Nigel Catchpole. Will be sadly missed by all the Family read more

  • Shirley Spooner

    Shirley SPOONER Donations to St Lukes totalled £500. Thank you everyone Lorraine and Tony read more

  • Rose Mahoney

    Rose MAHONEY In Loving Memory of Rose. Beloved Wife of Pat and Devoted Mother of Elizabeth and Catherine. She sadly passed away on January 1st Aged 61. Having bravely battled cancer for seven years. Missing her more than words can say. With great thanks to all who supported Rose and our Family during these difficult times. God Bless, Rose read more

  • Alice Georgina Porter

    PORTER It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Alice Georgina of Stanford Le Hope, who passed away peacefully in her sleep at Carolyne House in her 94th year. Wife of the late Stanley, Beloved Mother of Kenneth, Michael and Shelia, David and Lynn. Survived by her many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren both here and in Canada. Donations for Alzheimers Research may be sent c/o L E Brand and Sons, 17 Wharf Road, Stanford Le Hope, SS17 0BZ. read more

  • Hazel Austin

    Hazel AUSTIN Passed away peacefully 12th January 2015 A much Loved Wife, Mother and Nanny who will be greatly missed Funeral to take place at Corbets Tey, Upminster on Wednesday 11th Feburary at 11.20am All Welcome Family flowers ony , Donations to Arthritus Care read more

  • Raymond Cushing

    Raymond CUSHING 'One of a kind' Peacefully passed away on 22nd January 2015. Beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday 4th February 2015 at 9.40am. In Upminster Crematorium, Corbets Tey. All friends welcome. Donations if desired to St Luke's Hospice. read more

  • Christopher James Maccabe

    MACCABE Christopher James Passed away suddenly at Basildon Hospital on 20th January 2015. Chris will be remembered always as a loving Husband, Father and Grandfather. Funeral to be held at St. Johns Church, Tilbury at 10.45am on 12th February, followed by cremation at Corbets Tey. The Family invite all who remember Chris to join us for the service and afterwards at The Ship, East Tilbury Village. Rest in peace. read more

  • Eileen Elsie Rainbird

    Eileen Elsie RAINBIRD (nee Monk) Sadly passed away on 18th January 2015. Aged 88. Much loved Sister and Aunt who will be greatly missed. Funeral to take place on 4th February 2015, 1.00pm at Corbets Tey Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations to Cancer Research please. read more

  • Shirley Ann Osborne

    Shirley Ann OSBORNE Passed away on the 11th January. Greatly missed by all the Family. Funeral at Basildon Crematorium on 10th February at 1.20pm read more

  • Barbara Dockrill

    Barbara DOCKRILL Sadly passed away on January 20th 2015. Aged 83. A much loved Wife, Mum and Nan. Funeral to take place at St Mary's Church, North Stifford on the 10th February, 12.00pm then 1.00pm at West Thurrock Cemetery, Sandy Lane. Afterwards at Stifford Clays Club. Flowers from Family and close Friends only please. If desired donations to Cancer Research & Alzheimers. read more

  • George Read

    George READ Sadly passed away on 18th January 2015. Aged 74. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday 10th February 1.00pm West Thurrock Chapel, 2.00pm South Essex Crematorium. All welcome and then back to The Ship in West Thurrock for refreshments. Family flowers only donations to British Heart Foundation read more

  • Margaret Spooner

    SPOONER Margaret of Market Harborough, formerly of Stanford-le-Hope and Orsett, died suddenly at home on 20th January 2015 aged 79 years. Wife of Godfrey (Geoff), loving Mother of Andrew and Helen, Sister of Alan and Grandmother of Sam, Westley and Olivia. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Wednesday 4th February at 1.30pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Dementia UK may be made online at or sent to J Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8AN - Tel: 01858 462524. read more

  • Geraldine Frost

    Geraldine (cup of tea) FROST To my Darling Wife Happy 75th Birthday 31.01.2015 Lots of Love from your Loving Husband Peter Have a wonderful day XX75 read more

  • Louie Peters

    Baby Louie PETERS Congratulations to Adam and Charlotte Best Wishes and love Mum and Dad, Nicola, Dave, Charlotte, Harry, Chloe, Claire and Pete. xxx read more

  • Grace Gillian Jeffery

    Laura & Darren JEFFERY Born 9th January 2015, a beautiful Daughter Grace Gillian. A sister for Isabella Rose-Ann. Congratulations and love to you all, from both Families. xx read more

  • John James Lawless

    John James LAWLESS 28th January 2010 In loving memory of a dear Husband, Dad and Grandad Love and miss you loads From Wife Letitia and your three Sons, Daughter and Grandchildren x x x x x x read more

  • Patsy Gill

    Our Patsy JAMES (neé Gill) February 1, 2000 Treasured memories of a loving Sister. Life is not measured by the years you lived, But the love you gave to us; And the things you did. God bless you. Love you always. Connie and Girls read more

  • ian moor

    Ian MOOR Fell asleep on January 31st 2001 They say there is a reason, they say that time will heal. But neither time nor reason, will change the way I feel. For no one knows the heartache, that lies behind my smile. No one knows how many times, I have broken down and cried. I want to tell you something, so there won't be any doubt. you're so wonderful to think of, but so hard to be without. Your Ever Loving Wife Carol xxx read more

  • Pat Fletcher

    Pat FLETCHER Sadly passed away on 30th January 1993 Our Dearest Wife, Mum and Grandmother Love and miss you. Always in our thoughts Jim, Sheree, Tim, Peter, Joe, Rachael, Ben and Jack x x x x x x x x read more

  • Shirley Trangmar

    Shirley TRANGMAR February 2nd, 2005 Our hearts are still aching in sadness, Our secret tears still flow, What it meant to lose you, No one will ever know. With love always Jeff, Maria and Lewis x x x read more

  • Cecil Coote

    COOTE (Cecil) Passed away 28.01.1979 Still sadly missed by your Loving Son Chas & Viv read more

  • elsie mayhew

    ELSIE MAYHEW 31st January 2012 MUM NAN GREAT NANNA AND SISTER We cried when you passed away We still cry today Although we loved you dearly We could not make you stay A golden heart stopped beating Hard working hands at rest God broke our hearts to prove He only takes the best With all our love as always Steve, Lorraine, Marc, Steven, Ryan Carly, Liam, Emily and Kath Xxxxxxxx read more

  • Stephen Thorogood

    Stephen THOROGOOD Happy 50th Birthday Love Mum, Dad, Sister Sue, Brother Michael, Niece Kaye and Family. xxxx read more

  • Lauren Ashley Tyrrell

    Lauren Ashley TYRRELL Have the best 21st Birthday Lots of Love From Mum and all the Family XX21 read more

  • Amy Borley

    Amy BORLEY Congratulations! We love you a million bits. Lots of love Mum, Dad, Blue, Chris, Flo and Diesel. Nanny, Grandad and all the Family. xx 21 read more

  • Amy Borley

    Amy BORLEY To my Big Sister Hope you enjoy Saturday Love Blue xx 21 read more

  • Georgia Hargreaves

    Georgia HARGREAVES Happy 18th Birthday 1st February Have a fantastic day and an amazing year. Lots of Love Mum, Dad & Nan xxx 18 read more

  • Ellie Mae Newton

    ELLIE MAE NEWTON 30th January Happy 18th Birthday With all our love Mum, Mollie, Grandad and all the Family. *Love you millions* 18 read more

  • Bobbie Marley

    Bobbie MARLEY 4th February 1997 Happy 18th Birthday With all our love and best wishes on your Special day Mum, Dean, Nan, Grandad and Louise. xxx 18 read more

  • Millie Rose Chisnall

    Millie Rose CHISNALL IS 10 YEARS OLD!! LOOK OUT WORLD, HERE SHE COMES! Have a great day Sweetheart. All our love, Mummy Daddy and Daisy xxx10 read more

  • Michelle Wylde

    To our precious Michelle Miss and love you always Your loving Boys Grant, Warren and Sonnie xxx read more

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