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2 hrs ago | Thurrock Gazette

First bin collection in two weeks causes stink

PUBLIC sector workers went on strike across Thurrock last Thursday - meaning bins were collected for the first time in two weeks this week.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Armed raiders jailed after Lakeside heist

ARMED raiders have been jailed for seven years after stealing watches and jewellery worth nearly A 2m from a jewellery store in Thurrock .

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Romania

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Rain hammers Thurrock after series of electrical storms light up the borough's skies

Rain hammers Thurrock after series of electrical storms light up the borough's skies - and don't forget the intense heat inbetween! Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting TGNEWS to 80360 or you can email us Click here for details A Rain hammers Thurrock after series of electrical storms light up the borough's skies - and ... (more)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

First bin collection in two weeks causes stink

PUBLIC sector workers went on strike across Thurrock last Thursday - meaning bins were collected for the first time in two weeks this week.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, Weather, World News, United Kingdom,

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Echo: Essex Police closed the station as part of 2.5million cuts.

ARMED raiders have been jailed for seven years after stealing watches and jewellery worth nearly A 2m from a jewellery store in Thurrock .

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Thurrock Gazette

Work starts on new costume centre

At the moment, the companyi3 4's costumes are stored in various locations across the UK, including Aberdare, in Wales and Dover.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Thurrock Gazette

GRAYS town centre is due to come alive this weekend for the town's annual street festival.

The festival will be taking over the High Street between noon and 4pm on Saturday - coinciding with an open day at South Essex College's new A 45million new college site.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Two days of drugs busts across South Essex snares 47 suspects

The arrests were carried out under Operation Erasure which targeted offenders involved in Class A drug dealing, burglary and violent crime.

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Thurrock Gazette

Essex County Council angry at crossing decision delay

ESSEX County Council is disappointed that the Government is to delay making an announcement on where a new River Thames crossing will be located.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Doctor accused of sex offences

A DOCTOR hired by police to examine victims of sexual assaults is accused of inappropriately touching patients, a professional misconduct hearing was told.

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Thurrock Gazette

Essex Fest cancelled as council and police "withdraw licences"

A HUGE two-day music festival due to take place this weekend was cancelled just days before it was due to start.

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Thurrock Gazette

Government to look in more detail at new crossing options before making decision

THE Government is to take a closer look at the options for a new Thames river crossing before announcing a preference.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Essex's own Prince Charming to join panto

A DANCING on Ice star is the star as a charming prince in a new pantomime coming to Thameside Theatre.

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Thurrock Gazette

Chelsea Football Club's billionaire owner behind jet fuel centre plans

CHELSEA FC owner Roman Abramovich is involved in the plans to bring a state-of-the-art waste-to-jet fuel centre to Thurrock, the Gazette has learned.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Strikers asked to "lay around watching telly"

STRIKERS were encouraged to stay at home "laying around watching telly" rather than go to work if they didn't want to picket in the rain, a union organiser said.

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Thurrock Gazette

Chelsea Football Club's billionaire owner behind jet fuel centre plans

CHELSEA FC owner Roman Abramovich is involved in the plans to bring a state-of-the-art waste-to-jet fuel centre to Thurrock, the Gazette has learned.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Iol.co.za

Teacher sacked for confiscating phone

A teacher branded unsafe to work with children after he confiscated a pupil's mobile phone is suing for 250 000 .

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Related Topix: Electronics, Cell Phones, Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Thurrock Gazette

PROUD pupils at an Aveley primary school have "graduated"

The 13 Kenningtons Primary Academy pupils donned gowns and mortar boards to receive scrolls from deputy mayor, Sue Graves, and Thurrock's director of children's services, Carmen Littleton, recognising the completion of their Learning Leaders programme.

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Thurrock Gazette

Port wins award for skills training project

The Thurrock Skills project was awarded the Learning for Work national project award in recognition of its achievements in turning out more than 100 skilled local workers with a 70 per cent success rate in getting jobs with the port.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Mail

Teacher with 'traditional' values sues school after he was branded...

Teacher with 'traditional' values sues school after he was branded 'unsafe to work with children' because he confiscated mobile phone from pupil who used it during lessons A schoolmaster is suing for A 250,000 after he was suspended following an incident where he took a mobile phone from a pupil during class at an Essex school.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Cell Phones, Essex County, England, United Kingdom

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