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Yesterday | Thurrock Gazette

a New community centre is aiming to get the people of Tilbury back on their feet and fighting fit.

The Martial Academy and Wellness Centre, in Civic Square, officially opened its doors earlier this month and is offering anyone from the age of six the chance to try their hand at activities such as judo, self-defence and tai chi.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

The Royal Opera House Thurrock Comunity Chorus - " performing in London

A THURROCK choir will join some of the leading choral groups from around the country later this month at a festival in London.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Arts, Opera

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Stefanie and Ian Barnett - " managers of the Ship, Grays

IAN and Stefanie Barnett have been managing the Ship, in Dock Road, Grays, for just over two years.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Ofsted: More to be done in Thurrock

A REPORT looking into the way primary education is delivered in Thurrock has shown schools are "more optimistic" with the leadership of Thurrock Council than in the past despite a number of areas that still need improvement.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Romford Recorder

Imbert haunts another former side as Romford inflict defeat on Barkingside

Ryan Imbert scored against another former side in the shape of Barkingside as Romford beat Matt Frew's side 2-0 at Oakside.

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Related Topix: Greater London County, England, Essex County, England,

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

50 years, man and boy

Dave, 64, who was from Aveley, finished work at construction company HW Wilson, based in South Ockendon, on Friday, March 28..

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Echo: Map of options for new Lower Thames Crossing

A DECISION on where a new Thames crossing will land might not be made until AFTER free-flow tolling has been introduced.

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

News Shopper

Barrier-free Dartford Crossing takes one step closer

The introduction of a new scheme to improve journeys at the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing will move a step closer later this month with the start of advance construction work.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Campaigning - " Thurrock MP Jackie Doyle-Price, foreground, at Orsett Heath

A ROW has flared between Canvey and Thurrock after an MP said a new Thames crossing should go to the island.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Kent County, England, Greater London County, England

Thurrock Gazette

Great War commemoration set for Tilbury Fort

TILBURY Fort will be the focus of a day-long Great War open day in August to mark the 100th anniversary of Britain's entry into the First World War.

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

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Eat the hedge at Purfleet park

The Mardyke Pocket Park, which is the final piece in a series of Thurrock Council Green Grid projects in the West Thurrock and Purfleet, will offer visitors a chance to pick berries and nuts from the hedges.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

350 homes plan for former Tilbury school

ABOUT 350 homes could be built on the site of a former Tilbury secondary school after the council finalised plans to set up its own house-building firm.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Thurrock Gazette

Ofsted blitz so far... four must improve

The education watchdog hit the borough last month after Thurrock was again found to be in the bottom three nationally for the number of primary pupils attending good or outstanding schools.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Thurrock Gazette

Your Gazette: Thurrock people keep me living and working here

MARGARET Rodell manages the Lady McAdden Breast Screening Unit charity shop, in Montreal Road, Tilbury.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

LIVE: Full Thurrock Council meeting

Assistant Chief Constable of Essex Maurice Mason, who'll brief council on the Evolve Programme - a police model designed to be flexible and sustainable to allow for the best services possible The Thurrock Education Commission where council are expected to approve A 1m of funding be allocated to support six recommendations made by the commission ... (more)

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Romford Recorder

RSPB may charge Havering residents to visit Rainham Marshes

The RSPB may renege its agreement to allow free entry to the Rainham Marshes for the borough's residents as it is consulting visitors over charging.

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

Thurrock Gazette

We're serious about 800m Purfleet plan

THE man behind ambitious, A 800million proposals to regenerate Purfleet said he, and his team, were fully committed to seeing the project through.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Thurrock Gazette

Pupils learn about internet safety

Thousands of children across Thurrock learnt about internet safety at a road show last week, with hundreds more visiting this week.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Thurrock Gazette

Bishop of Bradwell visits Purfleet food bank

R Rita Booh , Lynn Mansfield , Iris Holland , Bishop John Wraw and Revd Andy Hudson .

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Related Topix: St. Stephens Church, VA, Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Lord Nash congratulates Tilbury school on first Ofsted report

A TILBURY school has been congratulated by the Secretary of State after receiving a "good" in their first ever Ofsted report.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom

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