Douglas Carswell surprised many with his shock defection to Ukip
TORY MPs in south Essex have been warned "none of your seats are safe" after a Conservative swapped sides for Ukip.
Mums angry over bus ban
A MUM is furious after her 11-year-old son was refused a place on a school bus, even after she offered to pay.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
THIS week we speak to John Rahman, owner of the New Delhi Indian restaurant, in Orsett Road, Grays
A: Since opening in 1994, we have built a portfolio of many loyal customers. Many have returned time and time again.
Sign up against new Thames crossing
RESIDENTS are being urged to sign a petition against a new Thames Crossing in Thurrock in advance of a public meeting on the issue next month.
Support for Community Hubs in challenging times
Communities portfolio holder Cllr Richard Speight introduced discussion about the Community Hubs Resourcing Plan during the meeting on Wednesday evening.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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Plans to erect phone mast in Grays is rejected
Phone operator EE applied to erect a mast in Lodge Lane, opposite Heath View Road, after it was asked to remove an existing mast at South Essex College due to redevelopment of the site.
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Illegal immigrants should not be allowed to stay, says Thurrock's UKIP candidate
TIM Aker, UKIP's Thurrock MP candidate for the next general election, believes illegal immigrants should not be given asylum as this sends out a "soft touch message".
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Queen' Kate O'Mara's royal role at Tilbury Fort
This week in Down Memory Lane, I recall a major historical event held at Tilbury Fort, which many members of the community will remember, in August 1988! It celebrated the 400th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's visit to rally the troops waiting in West Tilbury to repel the expected invasion of the Spanish Armada! The Queen's speech to her assembled ... (more)
Down Memory Lane: Rail line that brought prosperity to Thurrock
It all started at Fenchurch Street Station, a familiar place for many Thurrock people who work in the City, which opened on April 13, 1854.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Concern for missing teenager from Tilbury
She has made no contact with her family but police are now appealing for any of her friends to call officers if they have any information about her whereabouts.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Live text commentary as Aveley host Chatham Town in the Ryman Division One North
Yusuff shoots just wide for Chatham. He's made a bright start. No end product from the forward so far though.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Temidayo Joseph found dead hours after collecting his GCSE results
'She was f****** secure!' Audio emerges of the panicked moment driver realized his train had derailed, killing 47 people in Quebec Schoolboy, 16, found dead hours after collecting his GCSE results as friends spoke of the 'pressure' they felt to do well The death of Temidayo Joseph, who was also known as Simon or Dayo, was announced on Friday ... (more)
Thu Aug 21, 2014
a Man missing from his Linford home for almost six days has been found safe and well.
Police had been scouring a large area of fields and woods in a relatively large and remote part of Thurrock, near East Tilbury, Linford and West Tilbury.
Thurrock teenagers collect their GCSE results
All smiles at Gateway: from left to right, back row Lucy Colbert, Leon Mills and Chloe Hinton, front Simon Powell and Catherine East YOUNGSTERS in Thurrock are collecting their GCSE results today, amid reports that nationally, there has been a sharp drop English grades.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Have a ball with your favourite princesses
Mum-and-daughter team, Donna and Abigayle Honeywill, have recently set up a new business, hosting princess-themed parties for children.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Tragic councillor at centre of Ebola scare
A FORMER council leader, who died last week, had recently returned from Nigeria sparking concerns he had died from Ebola, it has emerged.
Tonight's Thurrock Council meeting back at Civic Offices on New Road
THURROCK Council's housing enforcement team and the police have stepped up joint patrols following a rise in anti-social behaviour and hate crime during the summer.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
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Tens of thousands of protesters rallied Saturday in PakistanA s capital, defying the pouring rain to demand the prime minister step down in the biggest challenge yet to the countryA s government.
Updated: Man dies as 31 people are found in a container at Tilbury Docks
A MAN has died and other people have been taken to local hospitals with "significant health problems" after 31 adults and children were found inside a shipping container at Tilbury Docks.
National drum corps show makes its way to Thurrock
A NATIONAL drum corps show is making its way to Thurrock next month for the first time in 25 years.