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High House Production Park in Vellacott Close, Purfleet, has been running a volunteer programme for two years and is looking for more volunteers for the new season, which is now starting.
The four groups which have been shortlisted for Grays are: Karis May Darling Foundation, East Thurrock Community Association Orsett Church of England Primary School and Thurrock's Next Top Boss.
THE Mayor of Thurrock Steve Liddiard was full of praise for an event in the town when he spoke at Wednesday evening's meeting of the council. Cllr Liddiard said: "I had the pleasure of attending a family fun day on 21 August, hosted by the Community Safety Partnership and the Troubled Families team.
Thurrock Council is hosting a meeting to discuss the very latest developments on proposals to construct a new Lower Thames river crossing. Mr Kent adds that ministers, in 2010, were told "this would be easy - pick one option out of three".
Thurrock Council's representative on the Coalhouse Fort Project - asked a question at full council on Wednesday seeking assurances that the funding issues facing the council would not impact on plans. She asked: "The Coalhouse Fort Project, and others, have long wanted to see the completion of the Two Forts Walk, between Coalhouse and Tilbury Forts.
A MOTION was passed to complete the verge hardening projects in parts of the borough after a petition was handed in to the council yesterday evening. Councillor Tom Kelly, Tory representative for Little Thurrock Rectory handed in a petition of 63 signatures from residents of Lenmore Avenue and Rectory Road urging the council to fix their roads.
The Grade I listed church will be able to go forward with planned work after receiving A 176,000 from Veolia North Thames Trust.
THE Conservatives and UKIP have hit out at Labour for "campaigning" in West Thurrock before the funeral of late councillor Andy Smith.
Councillor Maggie O'Keeffe Ray, representative of the Aveley and Uplands ward, became unwell and collapsed shortly after holding a council surgery on Saturday, August 23. However, her health took a turn for the worse on Tuesday and she was transferred to Queens Hospital in Romford.
HUNDREDS of police officers are returning to neighbourhood teams this week as part of a major restructure of Essex Police.
TORY MPs in south Essex have been warned "none of your seats are safe" after a Conservative swapped sides for Ukip.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:36 am
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