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Crowds turn up at Thurrock Council's mini beast safari

Thurrock Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

CROWDS turned up at Thurrock Council’s mini-beast safari at Westley Heights country park.

Grays street party boost for charities

Thurrock Gazette:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

RESIDENTS gathered together for their annual street party, which has taken place since 2010 in Waverley Gardens.

MP and Mayor announce Euro Car Parts partnership with automotive industry charity BEN

Thurrock Gazette:

1:17pm Friday 29th August 2014

EURO Car Parts announced a working partnership with automotive industry charity, BEN, during a new store opening in Thurrock.

Apprentice climbs the rank to become manager

Thurrock Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A FORMER apprentice has climbed the ranks to become a manager.

Mums angry over bus ban

Thurrock Gazette:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A MUM is furious after her 11-year-old son was refused a place on a school bus, even after she offered to pay.

Sign up against new Thames crossing

Thurrock Gazette:

2:40pm Thursday 28th August 2014

RESIDENTS are being urged to sign a petition against a new Thames Crossing in Thurrock in advance of a public meeting on the issue next month.

Council and voluntary sector to ‘work together’ on savings

Thurrock Gazette: LIVE: Full Thurrock Council meeting

2:36pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TOP executives and chairs of voluntary organisations across Thurrock are to be invited to give their ideas for helping Thurrock make the £40 million worth of savings it is facing in the next three years.

Council leader lays out savings made and to come

Thurrock Gazette: Thurrock Council leader John Kent wants parents to apply in good time.

2:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THURROCK Council has made savings to deal with a £25 million reduction in government grants since 2010 – and is looking to repeat the procedure between bnow and 2018.

Support for Community Hubs in challenging times

Thurrock Gazette: LIVE: Full Thurrock Council meeting

11:42am Thursday 28th August 2014

THURROCK Council’s commitment to creating community hubs was reinforced during a council cabinet meeting.

Your Gazette: Serving the best in Indian cuisine

Thurrock Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

THIS week we speak to John Rahman, owner of the New Delhi Indian restaurant, in Orsett Road, Grays

Grangewaters to be out-sourced

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

9:50am Thursday 28th August 2014

THURROCK'S outdoor education centre, Grangewaters, is to be out-sourced.

Plans to convert Thurrock's street lights to LED approved

Thurrock Gazette: Thurrock Council leader John Kent wants parents to apply in good time.

9:43am Thursday 28th August 2014

PLANS for converting Thurrock’s stock of street lights to LED were approved by the council’s cabinet on Wednesday evening.

Discussion launched over future of Thameside Theatre

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

9:36am Thursday 28th August 2014

DISCUSSIONS over the future of the Thameside Theatre in Grays were officially launched during a Council cabinet meeting last night.

Homes plans put on hold

Thurrock Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

PLANS to build homes on two plots were shelved during a Thurrock Council planning meeting on Thursday.

PICTURES: Crowds come out for the Stanford and Corringham carnival

Thurrock Gazette:

6:02pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CROWDS lined the streets of Stanford-le-Hope and Corringham for the annual carnival.

Plans to erect phone mast in Grays is rejected

Thurrock Gazette: Vodafone plans to extend height of mast in Moreton

3:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

RESIDENTS are celebrating after a proposal to put up a phone mast in their part of Grays was rejected.

Missing teenager from Tilbury found

Thurrock Gazette:

2:19pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A TEENAGER who went missing from her home in Tilbury at the weekend has been found.

Illegal immigrants should not be allowed to stay, says Thurrock's UKIP candidate

Thurrock Gazette: Tim Aker

12:41pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

TIM Aker, UKIP's Thurrock MP candidate for the next general election, believes illegal immigrants should not be given asylum as this sends out a "soft touch message".

Couple put fears to one side to climb UK's highest mountain

Thurrock Gazette:

10:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A COUPLE put their fears to one side to climb the UK’s highest mountain for charity.

Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War

Thurrock Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Pensioner denies string of historic sex abuse charges

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

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PENSIONER has denied a string of historic sex abuse charges.

Councils want young legal hopefuls seeking work experience

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

5:17pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

LOCAL councils are hunting for young and eager legal eagles seeking work experience.

Couple wanted for failing to attend their burglary trials

Thurrock Gazette:

12:54pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

DETECTIVES are hunting a couple who failed to show up for their burglary trials.

A128 blocked following three vehicle smash

Thurrock Gazette:

8:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE A128 is blocked following an accident involving three vehicles.

300 people suffer with MS in Thurrock, but less than half population could identify symptoms

Thurrock Gazette: The Multiple Sclerosis Society is promoting MS Week, which starts today

7:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE MS Society is calling on Thurrock residents to support the hundreds of people living with multiple sclerosis in the area.

Concern for missing teenager from Tilbury

Thurrock Gazette:

4:03pm Monday 25th August 2014

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a teenage girl missing from her home in Tilbury.

Garden centre remembers war heroes

Thurrock Gazette:

4:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

STAFF at Thurrock Garden Centre held a display to commemorate the fallen of the First World War.

Basildon Hospital given clean bill of health by watchdog Monitor

Thurrock Gazette: Basildon Hospital's chief executive Clare Panniker

2:15pm Monday 25th August 2014

BASILDON Hospital has been given the all clear by health watchdog Monitor.

Young dog enthusiast spends beginning of summer at Kennel camp

Thurrock Gazette:

10:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A YOUNG dog enthusiast from Stanford-le-Hope spent the start of her summer holidays with her four pet dogs at the Young Kennel Club summer camp.

Last chance to enjoy a summer bounce in park

Thurrock Gazette:

4:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

FRIENDS of Hardie Park are hosting their last Bounce Day of the summer on Tuesday.

Boy, 7, wanders from home during night

Thurrock Gazette: webpix police generic

10:32am Sunday 24th August 2014

POLICE launched a search to find a missing seven year old boy.

Thurrock International Film Festival heading back to town

Thurrock Gazette:

10:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

THE Thurrock International Film Festival is heading back to town next month.

Aveley vs Chatham Town

Thurrock Gazette:

2:59pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Live text commentary as Aveley host Chatham Town in the Ryman Division One North

WATCH: Twins reach song contest shortlist

Thurrock Gazette:

12:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

TEENAGE twins from Purfleet have made it through to the next round of a songwriting competition.

Two charged in connection with Tilbury Docks container death

Thurrock Gazette: Ariel shot of Tilbury Dock

8:14am Saturday 23rd August 2014

TWO men have been charged in connection with an Essex Police investigation into the death of a man found in a container at Tilbury docks.

Man fined £1,500 after chopping down oak tree

Thurrock Gazette: An oak tree

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A MAN is out of pocket by more than £1,500 after chopping down an oak tree on his own land.

Slimmers race for cancer charity

Thurrock Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

ENTHUSIASTIC residents came together to take part in a race to raise money for charity.

Ockendon student dies hours after collecting GCSE results

Thurrock Gazette: ockendon academy pitches

12:56pm Friday 22nd August 2014

TRIBUTES are being paid to a popular 16-year-old boy who died just hours after collecting his GCSE results.

Street party in Corringham to commemorate the beginning of the First World War

Thurrock Gazette:

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A STREET party was held in Corringham to commemorate the beginning of the First World War.

Mum wins campaign to have wall repaired

Thurrock Gazette:

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A MOTHER has succeeded in getting a wall outside her home fixed after lobbying the council for more than a year.

Joy as man missing since Saturday is found safe and well

Thurrock Gazette:

10:16pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN missing from his Linford home for almost six days has been found safe and well.

Hospital boss praises response of his staff in the wake of Tilbury container tragedy

Thurrock Gazette:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE head of A&E at Basildon Hospital said he was “astounded” by the dedication of staff in the wake of the Tilbury container tragedy.

Watch as Russell Brand takes on the ice bucket challenge...but who has he dared to have a go next?

Thurrock Gazette: Thurrock-boy Russell Brand makes Grays return

2:41pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THURROCK-born Hollywood star and stand-up comic Russell Brand has had two buckets of icey water poured over his head.

Concern grows as search for missing man continues

Thurrock Gazette:

2:22pm Thursday 21st August 2014

CONCERN over the whereabouts of a man who went missing from his Linford home is growing as the police search for him enters its fourth day.

2,000 homes renovated in first year of improvement scheme

Thurrock Gazette: Image for GENERAL BUILDERS

3:48pm Thursday 21st August 2014

MORE than 2,000 council homes have been renovated in the first year of the local authority's most ambitious house improvement scheme ever.

Thurrock teenagers collect their GCSE results

Thurrock Gazette:

11:37am Thursday 21st August 2014

YOUNGSTERS in Thurrock are collecting their GCSE results today, amid reports that nationally, there has been a sharp drop in English grades.

Parents in Thurrock back free lunches

Thurrock Gazette: A school dinner selection

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

PARENTS in Thurrock are backing a Government scheme of free school meals for infant school children, in which they stand to save £2.3million a year.

Do either of these stolen bikes belong to you?

Thurrock Gazette:

11:05am Thursday 21st August 2014

POLICE have recovered two bikes from the back of a transit van.

Fire in clothes shop at Lakeside

Thurrock Gazette: Emergency fire crew are being recruited as a safety precaution

9:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Lakeside Shopping Centre last night after a fire broke out in a clothes shop.

Woman raises money for epilepsy charity after husband's sudden death

Thurrock Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A WOMAN is holding a masquerade ball to raise funds for an epilepsy charity after her husband’s death last year.







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