Have your say on the future of Grays

11:03am Tuesday 19th February 2013

THE FUTURE of Grays town centre is up for debate.

Ram-raided butchers shows off its new shop front

Thurrock Gazette: Clive Mercer, owner of Prime Cut Butchers

10:28am Wednesday 21st November 2012

A BUTCHERS which was ram-raided for an old bike has unveiled its new shop front.

Charity fayre

3:12pm Wednesday 24th October 2012

STANFORD-LE-HOPE Methodist Church is holding a charity fayre in its youth hall on Saturday.

Table top sale for animal charity

3:06pm Wednesday 24th October 2012

A TABLE top sale will be held at St Cedd's Church in Stifford Clays this Saturday to boost funds for charities in Thurrock.

Orchards Community Forum AGM

3:03pm Wednesday 24th October 2012

ORCHARDS Community Forum holds its AGM on Wednesday at 7pm.

Celebrate the armed forces at Purfleet Heritage and Military Centre

4:34pm Wednesday 27th June 2012

PURFLEET Heritage and Military Centre is celebrating the role of the armed services with a special free event on Sunday.

AGM date set for West Thurrock and South Stifford Peoples Community Forum

4:36pm Tuesday 19th June 2012

WEST Thurrock and South Stifford Peoples Community Forum holds its AGM on Thursday, July 5.

Bedroom fire in Chadwell St Mary

12:12pm Monday 18th June 2012

FIRE fighters raced to a house in Chadwell St Mary after a fire broke out in a bedroom.

Double deckers destroyed in Purfleet blaze

11:38am Monday 11th June 2012

TWO double decker buses have been completely destroyed after a blaze at a depot in Purfleet.

Kitchen fire in South Ockendon

5:23pm Thursday 7th June 2012

A WOMAN was given first aid after a fire in South Ockendon.

A walk for Karis

5:14pm Tuesday 29th May 2012

NINE friends from Thurrock are preparing to walk the length of Hadrian’s Wall for charity.

Jubilee rubbish collections

3:59pm Tuesday 29th May 2012

RUBBISH collections are set to be delayed by one day over the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Tesco store evacuated after freezer fire

2:33pm Friday 25th May 2012

SHOPPERS and staff were evacuated from Tesco in West Thurrock after a fire broke out in a freezer unit.

House fire in Aveley

2:16pm Thursday 3rd May 2012

A FIRE broke out in the loft of a house in Aveley in the early hours of this morning.

Arson at disused leisure centre in Tilbury

2:03pm Thursday 3rd May 2012

A FIRE was deliberately started at a disused leisure centre in Tilbury.

Council's prize draw for brand new bike

5:17pm Friday 27th April 2012

EVERYONE who signed up for the council’s Travel Thurrock scheme is in with a chance of winning a new bike.

Orchards Community Forum meeting

9:52am Wednesday 4th April 2012

ORCHARDS Community Forum will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, April 11.

Man jumps from QE2 bridge

1:09pm Wednesday 25th January 2012

A MAN leapt from the QE2 bridge in the early hours of this morning.

Aveley Patient Participation Liaison Executive AGM

4:31pm Monday 21st November 2011

AVELEY Patient Participation Liaison Executive is holding its AGM on Thursday.

Ice cream van fire in West Tilbury

2:56pm Wednesday 9th November 2011

AN ICE cream van caught fire in West Tilbury.

Chafford Hundred woman makes the final of M&S presenting competition

2:08pm Monday 7th November 2011

A RADIO presenter from Chafford Hundred has made the final twelve of a national competition to become the new face of M&S TV.

Christmas fayre in Tilbury

2:44pm Friday 4th November 2011

A CHRISTMAS Fayre is on in Tilbury this Sunday to raise cash for the Polly Parrot Appeal at Basildon Hospital.

Envelopes for North Stifford time capsule due in today

3:42pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011

A TIME capsule is set to be buried in St Mary’s Church, North Stifford.

Kitchen fire in Tilbury

3:08pm Monday 17th October 2011

A FIRE broke out in the kitchen at a house in Tilbury last night.

Kings of Leon tribute night at Thurrock FC

12:37pm Wednesday 12th October 2011

THURROCK FC is hosting a Kings of Leon tribute night for charity on Saturday.

Thurrock Courts Players take on vampires

11:32am Thursday 6th October 2011

THURROCK Courts Players are taking on hungry vampires in their latest play.

Thurrock Reuse Project AGM

11:22am Thursday 6th October 2011

THURROCK Reuse Project will hold its AGM next Friday in East Tilbury.

House fire in Grays

12:35pm Wednesday 28th September 2011

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched following a house fire in Grays.

Fire at burger van

3:33pm Friday 16th September 2011

FIRE fighters tackled a blaze at a burger van in Aveley High Street in the early hours of the morning.

Fire destroys roof of Corringham home

11:32am Monday 4th July 2011

A FIRE destroyed the roof of one house in Corringham, and severely damaged the roof of an adjoining bungalow.

Thurrock volunteers win grant to expand pregnancy support project

5:09pm Friday 1st July 2011

PREGNANCY pals and Birth Buddies, a group of volunteers who support expectant single mums in Thurrock, has won a £60,000 grant to expand its project to parts of Basildon.

Charity zumba event

11:28am Monday 20th June 2011

A CHARITY zumba class is being held at William Edwards School in Grays on Saturday.

West Thurrock and South Stifford Peoples Community Forum set for AGM

4:03pm Monday 13th June 2011

WEST Thurrock and South Stifford Peoples Community Forum holds its AGM on Thursday, July 7.

Thurrock Ramblers Get Walking Day

3:35pm Thursday 12th May 2011

WALKING club Thurrock Ramblers is holding a special event on Sunday (May 15).

Free Tai Chi session

10:44am Thursday 5th May 2011

TAI Chi For Health is running a free introductory class to the martial art on Thursday.

Flower show at St Margarets Church

10:36am Thursday 5th May 2011

ST MARGARETS Church in Stanford-le-Hope is hosting a special flower show this weekend.

Coalhouse fort open day

6:47pm Thursday 28th April 2011

COALHOUSE Fort in East Tilbury is hosting an open day on Monday (May 2).

Fun day to celebrate Royal wedding in Grays

3:36pm Tuesday 26th April 2011

A FUN day is taking place on the Parsonage Estate in Grays to celebrate the Royal wedding on Friday.

Fire fighters called to Lakeside

4:09pm Wednesday 13th April 2011

FIRE fighters were called to the Debenhams store in Lakeside Shopping Centre after fire started in a cleaning room.

Emergency services day at heritage museum

1:50pm Wednesday 30th March 2011

AN EMERGENCY services event is set to take place at the Purfleet Heritage Museum in Centurion Way on Sunday (April 3).

Funding still needed for community garden project

12:09pm Wednesday 30th March 2011

VOLUNTEERS at a community garden project in Grays are still seeking funding to try and stop its closure.

Abbots Hall celebrate good Ofsted report

Thurrock Gazette: Abbots Hall celebrate good Ofsted report

10:50am Thursday 24th March 2011

ABBOTS Hall Primary School pupils in Stanford-le-Hope, celebrated a good Ofsted result with a balloon release.

Staff at Natwest bank in Grays help Oliver

9:30am Wednesday 23rd March 2011

STAFF at Natwest Bank in Grays were so touched by an article in the Gazette about a little boy who needs a pioneering operation, they decided to help.

Table top sale in Stifford Clays

9:28am Wednesday 23rd March 2011

A TABLE top sale and coffee morning is being held at St Cedd’s church hall, in Crammavill Street, Stifford Clays on Saturday, March 26 from 9.30am until 1pm.

Cancer information session at Boots

2:28pm Thursday 17th February 2011

MACMILLAN Cancer Support is hosting a drop-in session at Boots in Lakeside Shopping Centre on Saturday.

Mother and baby exercise sessions

10:40am Wednesday 26th January 2011

A FREE mother and baby workout session is taking place in South Ockendon on Friday.

Appeal for missing cat in Aveley

11:22am Monday 13th December 2010

THE owners of a missing cat in Aveley are appealing for information after he disappeared last Friday (December 10).

Thurrock Youth Theatre take to the stage on Friday

3:58pm Tuesday 23rd November 2010

THURROCK Youth Theatre is putting on two one act comedies on Friday.

New fashion store opening at Lakeside

2:31pm Wednesday 17th November 2010

FASHION store Bank will be opening its doors to the public on Friday (November 19) at Lakeside Shopping Centre.

Ross Kemp book signing at Lakeside

4:24pm Tuesday 26th October 2010

BAFTA award winning actor and former Eastender Ross Kemp is signing copies of his new book at Lakeside on Tuesday.






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