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People across Thurrock take part in Macmillan coffee morning

Thurrock Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

PEOPLE across Thurrock took part in the Macmillan Coffee Morning to raise cash for the cancer charity on Friday.

Delivery driver admits to using metal detector to steal Roman coin

Thurrock Gazette: PROBE: Police carried out raids during investigations into false insurance claims

4:49pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A DELIVERY driver from Grays used a metal detector to steal a gold Roman coin from a private estate in Norfolk.

Pedal power at the park

Thurrock Gazette:

2:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

LANGDON Hills Country Park hosted the final races of the 2014 Mud, Sweat and Gears (MSG) season over the weekend.

Thurrock Council teams up with youth charity to help unemployed

Thurrock Gazette: LIVE: Full Thurrock Council meeting

11:40am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THURROCK Council has teamed up with youth charity the Prince’s Trust to run a free construction training programme in October for unemployed young people aged between 18 and 25.

Police appealing for information following armed robbery in Purfleet

Thurrock Gazette:

10:01am Wednesday 1st October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information following an armed robbery at a post office in Purfleet.

Prospective MP supports campaign to end wildlife crime

Thurrock Gazette:

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A PROSPECTIVE Labour MP has pledged his support to the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s campaign to end wildlife poaching.

Charity football match to be held for terminally ill father

Thurrock Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

TWO brothers are hosting a charity football match on Sunday for their terminally ill father and to raise funds for a brain tumour charity.

Couple arrested in connection with burglaries across East Anglia

Thurrock Gazette: PROBE: Police carried out raids during investigations into false insurance claims

1:51pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MAN and woman who were wanted by police in connection with a series of burglaries have been arrested.

Thurrock praised for leading the way with child protection

Thurrock Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THURROCK has been praised for leading the way in protecting children from harm.

Stoptober's on the ball

Thurrock Gazette:

10:09am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE Stoptober jugglers, Mark Abbott and Johnny Wright, were at Lakeside on Sunday bringing their personal experiences of quitting cigarettes to shoppers.

Prospective Labour MP wants C2C fares frozen

Thurrock Gazette:

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

PROSPECTIVE Labour MP for Thurrock made a swipe at C2C’s fare prices and profits during a conference last week.

Long delays after man taken ill on Dartford Crossing

Thurrock Gazette:

9:22am Tuesday 30th September 2014

POLICE have closed part of the Dartford crossing after a driver was taken ill at the wheel. 

Thames Gateway turns green

Thurrock Gazette:

7:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE long term future for a high profile wildlife site in the heart of the Thames Gateway has now been secured.

Nando's wings its way to Lakeside Shopping Centre

Thurrock Gazette:

4:07pm Monday 29th September 2014

LEGENDARY Portuguese restaurant Nando’s is set to open its doors at Lakeside on Wednesday.

Woman missing from Grays has been found

Thurrock Gazette:

3:43pm Monday 29th September 2014

A WOMAN who had been missing from her home in Grays since Sunday has been found.

Young library volunteers praised by Thurrock Council

Thurrock Gazette: Thameside Theatre [Google Maps]

1:53pm Monday 29th September 2014

YOUNG adult volunteers have been praised by Thurrock Council for committing more than 1,125 hours during the summer holidays.

Residents invited to get involved with Thurrock's Get Online Week

Thurrock Gazette: LIVE: Full Thurrock Council meeting

12:18pm Monday 29th September 2014

POP in to Thurrock Council’s libraries service’s tablet drop-ins during Get Online Week later this month.

Local youngsters to take part in Snow White Panto at Thameside

Thurrock Gazette:

11:16am Monday 29th September 2014

LOCAL youngsters will be able to show off their talents in the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs panto in Grays this year.

Police looking for woman missing from Grays

Thurrock Gazette:

10:03am Monday 29th September 2014

POLICE are looking for a woman who has been missing from her home in Grays since Sunday.

New bus lane, cycle way and footpath set to be installed at Lakeside

Thurrock Gazette: Baby Deborah was born around 5pm

7:00am Monday 29th September 2014

WORK has started to significantly improve the roads and pathways around Lakeside shopping centre.

Crash closes Fenner Road in West Thurrock

Thurrock Gazette:

5:35pm Sunday 28th September 2014

THE B146 was closed in both directions following a car accident.

Your Gazette: Thrilled with our friendly folk

Thurrock Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

THIS week we put our questions to Cheyril Hutchinson - co-owner of Royal Image Hair Studio, in London Road, Grays

Crash on A13 after car drives wrong way down road

Thurrock Gazette:

3:58pm Sunday 28th September 2014

A CAR drove the wrong way down the A13 causing another car to crash into the central reservation.

CCTV released after woman threatened in McDonald's

Thurrock Gazette:

3:53pm Sunday 28th September 2014

CCTV has been released after a man threatened a member of staff at McDonald’s.

Irish star Nathan Carter coming to Purfleet

Thurrock Gazette:

12:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

IRISH country star Nathan Carter is coming to entertain the people of Thurrock.

Residents set for RIO battle

Thurrock Gazette:

7:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

RESIDENTS have vowed to fight a recycling firm’s bid to get planning permission for its waste plant.

Thurrock's gas men celebrate 20 years working in the borough

Thurrock Gazette:

11:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A GAS firm celebrated its 20-year presence in the Thurrock community by raising £15,000 for charity.

Two people burnt after chip pan caught fire

Thurrock Gazette: webpix fire engine emergency services firefighter

9:21am Saturday 27th September 2014

TWO people suffered burns after a chip pan fire broke out in a South Ockendon flat.

Panto? Oh no it’s not...

Thurrock Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

THE ever-popular Thurrock Courts Players’ next production takes place in two weeks...but this time, things are different.

Death of Basildon Hospital patient with superbug

Thurrock Gazette: Basildon Hospital is ordering its security staff to issue the £40 fines in a bid to stop people parking inconsiderately.

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A PATIENT died in Basildon Hospital after developing clostridium difficile (c-diff) during a spike in cases of the superbug.

27 tonnes of copper stolen from Purfleet Port

Thurrock Gazette: The tractor unit of copper theft from a dock

5:45pm Friday 26th September 2014

27 TONNES of copper were stolen following a security breach at a Purfleet dock.

Historic dance night heads to Grays this weekend

Thurrock Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

AN event at the Civic Hall in Grays this weekend aims to transport you through the history of dance music.

Julie Jive and the Bigshots rocking in Thurrock tomorrow

Thurrock Gazette:

2:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

JULIE Jive and the Bigshots, pictured, will be rocking and rolling at the Old Regent Ballroom, in Corringham Road, Stanford-le-Hope, on Saturday.

Tickets on sale for night of entertainment in Stanford-le-Hope

Thurrock Gazette: Louis Sorrell-Wilde at last week's Christmas lights switch on

1:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

POPULAR singer Louis Sorrell-Wilde and mums' favourite AJ the Entertainer are among those on the bill for a night of entertainment at the Welcome Club on Sunday.

Rock band to take the stage at Stanford club tomorrow

Thurrock Gazette:

10:17am Friday 26th September 2014

A ROCK band will be taking to the stage at a Stanford-le- Hope club on Saturday.

Primary school pupils appeal for help after shed fire robs them of gardening tools

Thurrock Gazette:

10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

SAD schoolchildren are appealing for donations after their shed was gutted by fire.

Oil tank lagging alight in Orsett

Thurrock Gazette:

9:41am Friday 26th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a fire which broke out in the lagging around a 90,000 litre tank containing vegetable oil at 4.36am this morning.

Man thrown from car following crash in Orsett

Thurrock Gazette: Firefighters rescue of woman trapped under wardrobe

9:25am Friday 26th September 2014

A MAN was thrown from a car and another remained trapped following a crash in Orsett this morning.

Man who glued his hand to council desk appealed to the authority for help over tenant who wasn't paying rent

Thurrock Gazette:

7:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A DISGRUNTLED landlord superglued his hand to a desk at Thurrock Council’s civic offices in Grays.

Four parents prosecuted following poor school attendance

Thurrock Gazette: LIVE: Full Thurrock Council meeting

4:36pm Thursday 25th September 2014

FOUR parents have been prosecuted for the poor school attendance of their children.

Man attacked by metal bar and axe in Tilbury

Thurrock Gazette: PROBE: Police carried out raids during investigations into false insurance claims

2:56pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A MAN has suffered numerous bruises after being attacked by a metal bar and an axe in Tilbury.

Woman sentenced after pleading guilty to fraud

Thurrock Gazette: The 40-year-old mum, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was given a 52-day sentence at Basildon Magistrates Court

2:40pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A WOMAN has been prosecuted after pleading guilty to fraud and winning more than £300,000 in benefits.

I was looking for a terrorist - accused tells court

Thurrock Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE leader of a right wing political party has denied harassing someone he suspected of living with an Al Qaeda terrorist.

Find the yob who punched our Connie

Thurrock Gazette:

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE family of a girl who was viciously attacked by a yob as she walked home from school are appealing for help in catching the culprit.

Ukip councillor Maggie O'Keeffe-Ray dies

Thurrock Gazette:

10:02am Thursday 25th September 2014

UKIP councillor and lifelong Thurrock resident Maggie O'Keeffe-Ray has died.

£15million ambulance plan

Thurrock Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

AN EMERGENCY package worth £14.9million is being considered to improve the ambulance service.

Police changes community meetings amid cuts

Thurrock Gazette:

3:05pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

CHANGES to public police meetings will come into place next week as part of changes to the force’s structure.

Second Fragrance Shop to open at Lakeside shopping centre

Thurrock Gazette:

11:40am Wednesday 24th September 2014

PURFUME retailer The Fragrance Shop is to open a second store at Lakeside shopping centre.

Couple win car as Mayor picks out winning Community Chest ticket

Thurrock Gazette:

7:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A MAN who was picked at random to win a new car was in such a state of disbelief...he hung up the phone!

Family of three rescued from flat fire in Purfleet

Thurrock Gazette: ESSEX: Four year fire dispute ends

11:13pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A FAMILY were made homeless after fire tore through their flat in Purfleet.

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