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Coalhouse Fort to launch new Engine Rooms cafe at 'historic' sports day in August

Coalhouse Fort to launch new Engine Rooms cafe at 'historic' sports day

Grays shops can get a £3,000 'face-lift'

Grays shops can get a £3,000 'face-lift'

Field fire tackled in East Tilbury

Field fire tackled in East Tilbury

A13 delays due to broken down vehicle

UPDATE: A13 reopens after broken down vehicle causes delays

Natural – deputy mayor Cathy Kent at the Big Birdhouse

Visitors flock to birdhouses

Leisure centre manager tells of terror as 70+ travellers caravans arrived at Belhus Park

Leisure centre manager tells of terror as 70+ traveller caravans arrived at Belhus Park

Seeking justice – Jack Barnes and partner Cheryl Rich with their daughter Misty, two, and Mr Barnes’s son Jaden

Dad wrongly labelled a terrorist launches legal battle with Thurrock Council

Police release e-fit after man acts suspiciously with 13-year-old girl

Police release e-fit after man seen acting suspiciously with 13-year-old girl

The mayor and consort, ward councillor, Cllr Cathy Kent, and portfolio holder Cllr Jane Pothecary.

Thousands turn out for Grays' Big Lunch

Eight-year-old Ashley Palipana and his art exhibition

Eight-year-old Ashley shows art of giving

"Essex Police are not using Sarah’s Law enough to protect children"

"Essex Police are not using Sarah’s Law enough to protect children"

Council leader calls on government to make clear plans for potential new Thames Crossing

Council leader calls on government to make clear plans for potential new Thames Crossing

Poland – headteacher Chris Birtles and deputy head Mary Ward with Polish speaking pupils from the school who helped to run the Polish stall, which offered regional food

In Pictures: St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic School Fete Special

FILL UP: Cheapest petrol prices around Grays

FILL UP: Cheapest petrol prices around Grays

Thurrock's new Community Connector Naguib Nuthoo

The Big Q&A with Thurrock's Community Connector: I’m fighting hate crime

Purfleet Post Office to close after postmaster quits in robbery row

Purfleet Post Office to close after postmaster quits in robbery row

Planters – some of the children making their community better

Children spruce up Corringham village

Police at Tilbury docks after the immigrants were discovered in a container

Two men to face retrial over immigrants being smuggled into Tilbury Docks

Purfleet lorry driver witnesses scores of migrants trying to storm Channel Tunnel

Purfleet lorry driver witnesses scores of migrants waiting to storm Channel Tunnel

'Mixed' recycling bins likely to go as new government rules kick in

'Mixed' recycling bins likely to go as new government rules kick in

£3k reward on offer for information on brutal Purfleet industrial estate attack

£3k reward on offer for information on brutal Purfleet industrial estate attack

Police launch appeal as 35-year-old woman goes missing from Grays

UPDATE: Missing Grays woman found

Businessman offers reward to find vile conmen who tricked pensioner

Businessman offers £500 reward to find vile conmen who tricked pensioner

Niamh Warby of St Thomas of Canterbury Primary School

Road safety winners get a bag full of goodies!

Council costs set to rise as Tilbury Recycling plant closes

Council costs set to rise as Tilbury Recycling plant closes

Thurrock Council beats Eastern England neighbours for NEET support

Thurrock Council beats Eastern England neighbours for NEET support

Niamh Warby, St Thomas of Canterbury Primary School

School kids win Thurrock Council road safety competition

Essex firefighters cleared of all charges in abuse case

Essex firefighters cleared of all charges in abuse case

Can you help? Vile tricksters rob Grays pensioner of life-savings in garden con

Can you help? Vile tricksters rob Grays pensioner of life-savings in garden con

Anthony Benham and Ian Maguire deny all charges against them

Abuse case lawyer: Don't judge firefighter actions by modern standards

Police at Tilbury docks after the immigrants were discovered in a container

Man cleared of smuggling immigrants into Tilbury Docks

Brutal Purfleet assault to be reconstructed on Crimewatch tonight

Brutal Purfleet assault to be reconstructed on Crimewatch tonight

Anthony Benham

Lawyer: Firefighter accused of abusing junior colleagues in 1980s should not be judged by modern standards

You Tube star Marcus Butler to sign copies of book at Lakeside

You Tube star Marcus Butler to sign copies of book at Lakeside

Police and bailiffs at the Belhus Park site

VIDEO: Police and bailiffs move in to evict travellers from Belhus Park site

Essex Police and Crime Commissioner Nick Alston

Crime commissioner expects police to deal with Belhus Park travellers

The crossing on Monday morning

Dartford Crossing road layout works complete

Thurrock Council unhappy with police over Belhus traveller eviction

Thurrock Council unhappy with lack of police action as Belhus Park traveller drama enters fourth day

Julian Drury

Extra 1,400 seats being introduced on c2c commuter trains

Thurrock Council issues warning to elderly and vulnerable residents to avoid cold callers

Thurrock Council issues warning to elderly and vulnerable residents over cold callers

Crash causing delays on M25 near Dartford Crossing

Crash causing delays on M25 near Dartford Crossing

Basildon Crown Court

Thurrock Council wins jail sentence for man who sold £24,000 worth of pirated CDs and DVDs

Essex man jailed for money laundering after police investigate corrupt Nigerian governor

Essex man jailed for money laundering after police investigate corrupt Nigerian governor

Chelmsford painter delights cruise passengers with her art classes

Chelmsford painter delights cruise passengers with her art classes

Famous resident – Alfred Wallace and his house, The Dell

Down Memory Lane - Free lecture on town’s top scientist Wallace

Gift – Frank Claydon at the primary school

Rotary books presented to Chadwell St Mary Primary School

The Grays campus

Nail industry experts to partner college with new beauty course

The protest at the proposed biomass power plant site in Grays

Council leader backs campaigners against biomass plant plans

Karis May Variety show draws huge crowd of 5,000 and raises £8,000

Karis May Variety show draws huge crowd of 5,000 and raises £8,000

Tony Marshall

Tony swims Channel in tribute to best friend

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