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Triplets in treble joy
ONCE, twice, three times a winner...William James became the third recipient of a Jack Petchey award, following in the footsteps of his two brothers.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Chlorine: From toxic chemical to household cleaner
Few chemicals are as familiar as table salt. The white crystals are the most common food seasoning in the world and an essential part of the human diet.
Essex Fly-Tipping Warning
Locks were cut and changed, obstacles moved, and units and offices entered without the knowledge or permission of the owners or agents.
East Thurrock United's current ground, Rookery Hill.
EAST Thurrock United's dreams of building a new home in Stanford-le-Hope moved a step closer when Thurrock Council agreed to sell it the proposed site.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
a School for vulnerable children will be improved and moved from South Ockendon to Tilbury.
Thurrock Council has agreed to relocate the pupil referral unit from the Culver Centre, in Daiglen Drive, to new premises on the site of the former Jack Lobley School, in Leicester Road.
Deal to move pupil unit to new 2.8m academy
Deal to move pupil unit to new A 2.8m academy from Culver Centre, South Ockendon to former ack Lobley School site in Tilbury Thurrock Council has agreed to relocate the pupil referral unit from the Culver Centre, in Daiglen Drive, to new premises on the site of the former Jack Lobley School, in Leicester Road.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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..
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
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.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
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.
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.
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.