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Firefighters free child from climbing frame

Thurrock Gazette:

9:55pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A CHILD had to be freed from a climbing frame by firefighters after getting his leg stuck.

Show must go on for Joan Rivers despite Gaza jibes

Thurrock Gazette: Fire outside Cliffs Pavillion

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THEATRE managers say the show will go on – in the face of calls to cancel a sold-out performance by comedian Joan Rivers over her inflammatory comments about Palestinians in Gaza.

Patio heater catches fire

Thurrock Gazette:

9:21pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A PATIO heater caught fire after a faulty hose led to a gas leak.

Dinghy floated out to sea rescued

Thurrock Gazette:

8:48pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A GROUP of young people was rescued by lifeboat after their dingy began drifting out to sea.

Mattress on fire behind garages

Thurrock Gazette:

9:49pm Monday 18th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to extinguish a mattress which caught fire behind some garages.

Pacemaker won't stop Wolf from climbing Snowdon

Thurrock Gazette: Mentes said the views from the top were 'amazing'

4:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

A BRAVE group aged from six to 72 are going on a family outing with a difference, climbing Mount Snowdon in aid of charity.

Dad died while I studied...but I got top grades

Thurrock Gazette:

11:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A DETERMINED young woman whose father died while she was studying was overwhelmed as she received top grades in her A-levels.

Why town council has been sitting on £74k

Thurrock Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

A NEW £74,000 public space is set to be created in Old Leigh to reflect the area’s maritime history.

SEVEN mattresses dumped in skate park

Thurrock Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

SEVEN mattresses were dumped in a skate park after being stolen from a nearby recycling centre.

Social worker suspended over extreme porn

Thurrock Gazette: Basildon Crown Court heard on Tuesday Mrs Hall did not tell the Department of Work

10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A SOCIAL worker who was caught with extreme porn on his computer has had his suspension increased because he is “in denial” about his actions.

Sinatra to Monroe and the real ‘King’s Speech’... Ron has really seen it all

Thurrock Gazette:

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Ron Fidgeon spent half a century living and working in New York City after serving as a policeman in Palestine – experiences which got him close to Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe and the real “King’s Speech,” he tells PAUL NIZINSKYJ.

What Sienna left at Number 10

Thurrock Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A BROWNIE met the Prime Minister at No 10...and gave him a present for his daughter.

Bride-to-be dies days after 'big day'

Thurrock Gazette: The hospital

8:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

A BRIDE-TO-BE died two days after she was supposed to be married after contracting pneumonia in both lungs.

I’m so grateful to hairdresser who helped to restore my hair

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A YOUNG woman praised the help she received from a hairdresser after her shoulder- length hair fell out.

My holiday is ruined!

Thurrock Gazette:

6:03pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A GIRL has had her family holiday ruined after breaking her ankle at Chalkwell Fair.

Community gets tight-knit for war commemoration

Thurrock Gazette:

5:56pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A COMMUNITY joined together to knit 100 poppies to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War.

Burglars make off with six foot Persian rugs

Thurrock Gazette: Figures released following freedom of information request

3:41pm Sunday 10th August 2014

A GOLD watch and three cashmere rugs were stolen from a home on Canvey.

Updated: Four arrested as man suffers head injuries in pub brawl

Thurrock Gazette: Figures released following freedom of information request

8:30am Monday 11th August 2014

A MAN has been left with serious head injuries after a brawl spilled out of a pub into the street.

Pupils set eyes on China

Thurrock Gazette:

6:32pm Saturday 9th August 2014

PUPILS from Wickford are taking part in a sports summer camp 5,000 miles away – in China.

"Tweet Your Feet" campaign branded success

Thurrock Gazette: A scene posed by models from a video used by police in an anti-domestic abuse campaign

6:10pm Saturday 9th August 2014

ESSEX Police and county council are hailing their online domestic abuse campaign an “overwhelming success.”

Flooding shuts Eastgate shops

Thurrock Gazette: Plans to turn tower block to flats rejected

5:20pm Saturday 9th August 2014

SHOPS have been forced to close after an overnight downpour caused flooding in Basildon.

Rape suspect cleared

Thurrock Gazette: Scene – Cluny Square, where six males were arrested

3:51pm Saturday 9th August 2014

A MAN has been released from bail with no further action after being arrested on suspicion of rape.

Fancy earning £1,000? Report a knife crime

Thurrock Gazette: The knife used in the attack

11:54am Saturday 9th August 2014

WITNESSES to knife crime in south Essex can now claim £1,000 for bringing criminals to justice.

Couple made homeless in suspected arson attack

Thurrock Gazette: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

11:03am Saturday 9th August 2014

A COUPLE have been made homeless following a suspected arson attack at a block of flats in South Ockendon on Saturday morning.

Abigayle realises acting ambition in just two weeks

Thurrock Gazette:

12:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

A MUSICAL theatre student has landed herself a professional role – just two weeks after graduating.

Coastguard called on missing child

Thurrock Gazette: Busy weekend for coastguard in Thames estuary

10:51am Friday 8th August 2014

SOUTHEND Coastguard was called out to find a missing three-year-old child.

A hard Grays night...

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

ONE of the most successful Beatles tributes acts has got a ticket to ride to Grays.

300 call for new market

Thurrock Gazette: Potential place for a market in Chadwell St Mary

6:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

MORE than 300 people have signed a petition calling for a market to be set up in Chadwell St Mary.

Act now to keep your vote

Thurrock Gazette: Victoria Holloway

4:36pm Monday 4th August 2014

EVERY home in the borough will be receiving guidance on how registering to vote is changing.

Women wanted to man port cranes

Thurrock Gazette:

4:13pm Monday 4th August 2014

WOMEN are being invited to break the through the glass ceiling of port work and climb to the top of London Gateway’s new high-tech cranes.

Thurrock healthcare for learning disabled "embarrassing"

Thurrock Gazette: Polly Billington has welcomed her party’s proposal

3:12pm Monday 4th August 2014

A SOCIAL enterprise has considered paying for private health checks for people with learning disabilities due to Thurrock’s stubbornly low figures on the NHS.

Euro MP welcomes immigration report

Thurrock Gazette:

12:46pm Monday 4th August 2014

THURROCK’S Euro MP Tim Aker has welcomed a report by Cambridge economist which plays down the benefits of mass immigration.

Banned substance seized at port

Thurrock Gazette: Ariel shot of Tilbury Dock

11:29am Monday 4th August 2014

ANOTHER shipment of a skin lightening cream which can cause cancer has been seized at Tilbury Docks.

Man wakes up in hospital with no idea how he got there

Thurrock Gazette: Fire outside Cliffs Pavillion

5:10pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

A MAN woke up in hospital with serious facial injuries and no idea of how he got there.

Aveley field catches fire

Thurrock Gazette: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

1:38pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a grass fire in a field in Aveley.

Woman, 67, dragged to ground in bag snatch

Thurrock Gazette: Figures released following freedom of information request

9:29am Sunday 3rd August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman had her bag snatched in Southend.

Hard work pays off at peeress's home

Thurrock Gazette:

8:00am Sunday 3rd August 2014

A YEAR 10 pupil has been named Fundraiser of the Year by a charity working with disadvantaged children.

Casualty as car hits 'no entry' sign

Thurrock Gazette:

11:09pm Friday 1st August 2014

A YOUNG man has been injured after a car crashed into a 'no entry' sign.

Charity shop raises £90,000 in first year

Thurrock Gazette:

3:31pm Friday 1st August 2014

A CHARITY shop has celebrated its first year of raising money with an afternoon tea party.

Post Office to close for refurb

Thurrock Gazette:

3:06pm Friday 1st August 2014

A NEW look Post Office will be coming to Grays as part of a £2 billion investment nationwide.

Noble acts land locals in Lords

Thurrock Gazette:

2:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

TWO local men have been honoured at the House of Lords for outstanding charitable work.

Big Lunch has big launch

Thurrock Gazette:

1:45pm Friday 1st August 2014

HUNDREDS of people gathered in Grays Town Park for a mighty Big Lunch.

'Lights Out' in Coalhouse Fort

Thurrock Gazette: £1million could be spent at Coalhouse Fort in the next few years

11:14am Friday 1st August 2014

EAST Tilbury will remember those who fell in the First World War in a service to commemorate Britain’s entry into the conflict.

LIVE: Aveley inquiry comes to a close

Thurrock Gazette: CHAMBER TALKS: Parents meet councillors and officials in the council chamber

3:42pm Thursday 31st July 2014

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"Lights go out" on shopping for anniversary of war

Thurrock Gazette:

10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

SHOPPING will pause briefly at Lakeside on Monday to commemorate the beginning of one of the most destructive wars in history.

Woman interviewed over Primark ring theft

Thurrock Gazette: Static HTML image

1:58pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A WOMAN wanted by police in connection with the theft of a wedding ring at Lakeside has been identified.

New deals for meals on wheels

Thurrock Gazette: Barbara Rice

12:24pm Thursday 31st July 2014

MEALS on wheels will now cost taxpayers £2.70 a meal after the council negotiated a new deal with providers.

140 affordable homes for borough

Thurrock Gazette: Barratt says the UK housing market is improving and has seen homebuyers queue up for its properties

10:59am Thursday 31st July 2014

MILLIONS of pounds have been secured by the council to build 140 affordable rental homes.

Cavern Beatles have Ticket to Ride to Grays

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

ONE of the most successful Beatles tributes acts has got a Ticket to Ride to Grays.

Inquiry: should council follow its own rules?

Thurrock Gazette: Tonight's Thurrock Council meeting back at Civic Offices on New Road

1:04pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BARRISTER has questioned the need for the council to follow its own planning rules in an inquiry into how 501 homes got the go-ahead to be built on greenbelt in Aveley.


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