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Friday | 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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Friday | 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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Related Topix: Roman Abramovich, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

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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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

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

Echo-news.co.uk

155million road revamp welcomed

POLITICIANS and business leaders have welcomed the A 155million investment to widen the A13 , unclog the A127 and revamp Southend town centre.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England,

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Romford Recorder

Brentwood to benefit from South East Lep a 442.2m funding boost

The South East Local Enterprise Partnership announced A 155.8m of Government funding would be ploughed into the south of the county.

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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

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Mum: Be a donor like my Natalie

A HEARTBROKEN mum, who lost her daughter to diabetes while she was waiting for organs to be donated, will meet MPs next week in a bid to encourage more people to sign up as donors.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Echo: Felmores: Man attacked by gang of 50 teens after he asked them to keep the noise down

Gavin Callaghan, the party's candidate for Basildon and Billericay , and MikeLe-Surf,who is vying for the South Basildon and East Thurrock seat, visited the new-look Essex Community Rehabilitation Company.

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

Echo-news.co.uk

ARTS organisations are celebrating after being given an 8.7million funding boost.

The Focal Point Gallery and arts group Metal, both in Southend, are among those picking up money, which will keep them going for the next three years.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

a Dog with a nose for tobacco sniffed out thousands of illicit products in Grays.

Alfie detected 6,000 cigarettes and chewing tobacco products inspection visits conducted by Thurrock Council trading standards officers and Essex Police officers taking part in Operation Henry, which cracks down on the supply of forbidden tobacco.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Kent Online

Dartford MP says building new crossing at Dartford is 'folly'

During the debate on Transport Infrastructure in Westminster Hall, Mr Johnson urged the roads minister not to build another Thames crossing in Dartford.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, Kent County, England,

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Hospitalised councillor misses court appearance

UKIP's leader on Thurrock Council missed a court appearance for drink driving because he was convalescing in hospital with pneumonia.

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

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Your Gazette: Meet Lita, manager of vital Thurrock service

LITA Walpole is manager of Cariads - Carers Information, Advice and Support. The organisation support all unpaid adult carers within Thurrock, mean any carers who are not employed as carers, but doing it as a job.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Basildon Recorder

Thurrock businesses and politicians call for A13 funding

THURROCK'S biggest buisnesses and most senior politicians are joining forces in a bid to secure additional funds needed to widen the A13.

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

Thurrock Gazette

Pupils from the schools involved - Samuel Willett blows a trench whistle, front

LUCKY youngsters at four Thurrock schools are set to enjoy six fun-filled months learning about World War One thanks to a A 27,500 grant.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Tue Jun 24, 2014

South End Standard

Thurrock businesses and politicians call for A13 funding

THURROCK'S biggest buisnesses and most senior politicians are joining forces in a bid to secure additional funds needed to widen the A13.

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

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Pothole money "not enough" claims Thurrock's roads chief

THURROCK'S roads chief said the Government hasn't given the council enough to fix the borough's pothole-riddled roads.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

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