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Sunday Aug 17 | Thurrock Gazette

Your Gazette: A champion of our community

JULIE Barker, 47, has lived in South Ockendon all her life and owns the Tip Toe Stage School and Scalliwags Preschool.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

PLANS to turn a landfill site into a giant solar farm have been submitted to Thurrock Council.

And the proposals, which will see panels fitted across a 76-acre area - equivalent to 43 football pitches - just north east of South Ockendon and west of the Orsett Fen, have got the backing of residents.

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Romford Recorder

Havering Sixth Form College student's three straight As confirms place at Princeton University

Sixth form students were ripping open their envelopes yesterday to find out how their A-level results would affect their future, with one teen delighted to learn she will be travelling across the pond to study.

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Related Topix: Greater London County, England, United Kingdom, Princeton University, Essex County, England,

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Man suffering from burns following fire in South Ockendon

Fire crews from Grays, Orsett and Corringham, tackled a small fire in a machine in Arcany Road at about 10.40am this morning.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Couple made homeless in suspected arson attack

A COUPLE have been made homeless following a suspected arson attack at a block of flats in South Ockendon on Saturday morning.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Independent

A typical Ukip voter has little experience of immigration

Emily Dugan is social affairs correspondent for The Independent, i and Independent on Sunday.

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Thurrock Gazette

Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

Two fire crews from Grays and one from Orsett were called to Eden Green, South Ockendon, just before 5am today where they found the couple, in their thirties, stranded on their first floor balcony.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Son's gay dad speech wows West End crowd

A YOUNG lad wowed the crowd in a West End theatre with a speech about how he came to terms with his Dad's sexuality.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

CRAFT-keen residents can learn a range of skills in a series of workshops.

Tutors in painting, sewing, card-making, jewellery, drawing and patchwork will be in the South Ockendon Centre in Derry Avenue from 6.45pm on September 1 to sign up recruits.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

MILLIONS of pounds have been secured by the council to build 140 affordable rental homes.

The A 4.6 million grant from the Homes and Communities Agency , a government-funded body, will by 2018 see 25 old people's homes built in Calcutta Road, Tilbury, 42 in Chadwell St Mary and ten in Ockendon, all two- one-bedroom properties.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

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