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2 hrs ago | Thurrock Gazette

Council leader invokes Blair over school improvement

Councillor John Kent congratulated the borough's primaries for finally closing the gap between Thurrock pupils achieving the expected level in reading, writing and arithmetic at Key Stage Two and the national average.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Picture taken by Colin Madge of fly-tipping in Fairwater

RESIDENTS have been warned by the council that they could be prosecuted if they pay someone to dispose of their rubbish who then dumps it.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Thurrock Gazette

Saleswoman gives up career for dogs

Cath Lumley, 43, founded Dogtopia Pet Services in 2005 after a career in sales in which constant travelling meant she was unable to spend as much time with her dogs as she would like.

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

Thurrock Gazette

Environment Agency inspect beck

A RECYCLING plant has been criticised by the Environment Agency for storing unauthorised waste after residents complained of a noxious stench hanging over their village.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

UKIP leader: I didn't do it

The 65-year-old appeared in the dock at Basildon Magistrates' Court for the first time on Tuesday after he was unable to attend a hearing earlier this month due to a bout of pneumonia.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Ambulance service concerns stall stroke unit upgrade

PLANS for a single super stroke unit in south Essex have stalled as GPs fear the ambulance service is not up to scratch.

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

Tue Jul 22, 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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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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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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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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