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Essex set for heatwave as temperatures set to be highest since 2006

Essex set for heatwave as temperatures set to be highest since 2006

A Socketts Heath teen drinking spot

Council asks for public help in crackdown on shops selling alcohol to teens

Man-and-dog team Trevor and Teddy to run 100 miles in ten days

Man-and-dog team Trevor and Teddy to run 100 miles in ten days

AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert

BUS CRASH HORROR: Latest: Injured pupil is out of intensive care

Mayor Sue Gray with armed forces veterans

Veterans turn out to raise the flag for Armed Forces Day

15-year-old driver arrested following a police chase

UPDATE: 16-year-old driver charged with failing to stop for police

The former Grays Gas Works site, off London Road

We do not want 186 new homes, Grays residents tell council

BGT’s Youth Creation at Karis May’s show

BGT’s Youth Creation at Karis May’s show

Festive Road

Pedal-powered theatre is close at Village Beach!

Man charged after Grays assault

Man charged after Grays assault

Government map of Thames crossing options

MP Stephen Metcalfe urges parliament to revisit Canvey crossing

Sandy shores – West Beach at Clacton

Explore coast to enjoy Essex’s hidden secrets

Chief executive Eileen Marshall with other St Luke's workers

25 years on, St Luke’s is vital part of community

The man was taken to hospital via air ambulance

Motorcyclist 'critical' after crash

Southend Council leader, Ron Woodley

South Essex city?

The Sikh Temple in Grays which received funding for its community hall

Record-breaking £3.6m up for grabs for community projects from landfill tax

'Unprecedented demand' drives council to invest in £2.5 million for primary school places

'Unprecedented demand' drives council to invest £2.5 million in primary school places

Man arrested for suspicion of attempted murder following assault in Grays

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following assault in Grays

Thurrock Councillor visits Westminster Palace for adoption charity anniversary

Thurrock Councillor visits Westminster Palace for adoption charity anniversary

Lewis Taylor, from Aveley, acted as 'courier' for the gang

Man from South Ockendon jailed for being part of international drug smuggling ring

Thurrock Council sets meeting date in August for future of Frost Estate 'parish council'

Thurrock Council sets meeting date in August for future of Frost Estate 'parish council'

Thurrock Council approves 'pioneering' housing scheme for 333 new homes

Thurrock Council approves 'pioneering' housing scheme for 333 affordable homes

Firefighters at the scene (Photo: Essex County Fire and Rescue Service)

UPDATED: Police call for witnesses as they investigate blaze at derelict Grays building

LIVE BLOG: Thurrock Council full council meeting

LIVE BLOG: Thurrock Council full council meeting

Lyn Carpenter

Thurrock Council appoints new Chief Executive

Thurrock Council launches public consultation on future of bus subsidies

Thurrock Council launches public consultation on future of bus subsidies

Fresh bus cut fears have left village residents vulnerable to 'isolation'

Fresh bus cut fears leave residents vulnerable to 'isolation'

The RMT's Mick Cash: "It just goes to show what can be achieved when members stand united"

Union pay deal ends the threat of rail staff strike

Venue - High House production park

Business and education leaders meet up in Purfleet

Principal James Howarth, outside Hathaway Academy

Hathaway Academy gets "good" rating from Ofsted

Westley Linnen

Brothers jailed for pub burglaries

Police staff member to answer firearms charges

Essex Police staff member to answer firearms charges

The June 12 protest against NHS privatisation outside Grays walk-in centre

Grays walk-in centre campaigners hand in 2,400 strong petition

New computer system will answer council tennant questions

New computer system will answer council tenant questions

World at a touch – Our Neil Hawkins on giant Google Street View at the store

Step into the fun of Google’s world at Lakeside

Fire chief pledge: A smoke alarm for every home in Essex

Fire chief pledge: A smoke alarm for every home in Essex

Two people rushed to hospital following five-vehicle crash in Orsett

Two people rushed to hospital following five-vehicle crash in Orsett

A127 blocked following accident

A127 blocked following accident

Do you recognise this man? Police ask for help tracking down man in connection with 'indecent behaviour' at station

Do you recognise this man? Police ask for help tracking down man in connection with 'indecent behaviour' at station

Do you recognise this man? Police ask for help tracking down man suspected of theft

Do you recognise this man? Police ask for help tracking down two men suspected of robbery

Left to right – Jamie Spracklen (Seevic College Archaeology and Classical Civilisation Tutor), Hazel Sacco (Education Officer at Coalhouse Fort), Sarah Chamberlain (Assistant Principal, Head of Sixth-Form at Seevic College) and Councillor Cathy Kent (Gr

Archaeology students will be given privileged access to Coalhouse Fort Park

Thurrock Fairness Commission wants your views

Thurrock Fairness Commission wants your views

Visitors from Far East hope to boost Essex trade links

Visitors from Far East hope to boost Essex trade links

Rhianna in training

Rhianna helps police make theft arrests

Gift for babies – quilters present their work to hospital

Quilts presented to baby unit

Charity shop stalwart – Ann Pullen with Pamela Love

Charity shop celebrates 25-year 'longest-serving' volunteer

Popular princess – you can sing with Elsa at the Thameside Theatre

Your chance for Frozen singalong

Premises have been damaged by crowbarring windows

Orsett Road businesses furious with lack of police action after string of break-ins

Artistic – students put on a show at a shopping centre

Shoppers treated to art show

Singer – John McNicholl

Top Irish star set for Circus Tavern

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