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  1. Gamers play for 24 hours to raise vital cash for little MayziRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

    FUNDRAISING of the future happened when gamers united for 24 hours to raise money for little Mayzi Price in a live gaming stream. Friends and family of Mayzi's godmother, Jade Sparks, spent a day and night running an interactive games session to raise more than A 300 towards the A 30,000 needed for her operation to help her walk.

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  2. Council a step closer to appointing new chief executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Thurrock Gazette

    In mid-March Graham Farrant announced he would be leaving Thurrock to take up the post of chief executive of the Land Registry. A micro-website has been set up for those interested in the post including a letter signed by the leaders of the three main political groups in Thurrock.

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  3. Grieving son upset by loss of Romford mum's necklace at Queen's HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Romford Recorder

    Patricia Bye, 72, was admitted to the Rom Valley Way hospital after going into cardiac arrest at her home in Stockland Road, Romford, last month. Paul, 48, says that her rings were returned to the family by the hospital but Patricia's necklaces - one of which Paul bought for her with his first wage more than 30 years ago - were not.

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  4. Rocking the night away for Mayzi, 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Thurrock Gazette

    A ROCK 'N' ROLL gig is coming to Aveley Village Social Club tomorrow to raise money to help four year-old Mayzi Price to walk. Mayzi, described as "very bright and bubbly", has shown a fighting spirit since being diagnosed with cerebral palsy and brain damage at 16 months.

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  5. IT'S almost all over... The candidates have done all they can to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Echo-news.co.uk

    The Gazette went out on the campaign trail with the three main parliamentary candidates in Thurrock. Here's what we saw... The Gazette went out on the campaign trail with the three main parliamentary candidates in Thurrock.

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  6. Celebrity endorsement - " Polly Billington out with Eddie IzzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Thurrock Gazette

    The Gazette went out on the campaign trail with the three main parliamentary candidates in Thurrock. Here's what we saw... The Gazette went out on the campaign trail with the three main parliamentary candidates in Thurrock.

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  7. Furious residents urge community to pull together and nail the flytippersRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Thurrock Gazette

    UP residents have urged the community to pull together and beat the flytippers who continue to dump hundreds of tonnes of rubbish throughout Thurrock. It comes after a 150-metre pile, which included carpets and building materials, was dumped off StChad'sRoad, Tilbury, and set alight twice in the space of four days.

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  8. Search for missing Purfleet man Robert Mizzi enters fifth dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Maldonandburnham Standard

    The search for missing Purfleet man Robert Mizzi has entered its fifth day with police offering no new clues as to his whereabouts. Police, friends and family have been searching for the Purfleet man after he went missing from Lakeside shopping centre on Friday April 17. Since then police have received reports of sightings in Grays town centre, Clacton beach, Chalkwell train station and near Fenchurch Street Station in London.

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  9. Search for missing Purfleet man Robert Mizzi enters fifth dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Thurrock Gazette

    The search for missing Purfleet man Robert Mizzi has entered its fifth day with police offering no new clues as to his whereabouts. Police, friends and family have been searching for the Purfleet man after he went missing from Lakeside shopping centre on Friday April 17. Since then police have received reports of sightings in Grays town centre, Clacton beach, Chalkwell train station and near Fenchurch Street Station in London.

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  10. Day four: Search continues for missing Purfleet man Robert MizziRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    THE search continues to find missing Purfleet man Robert Mizzi who has been missing from his home for four days, something police say is completely out of character. Since then police have received reports of sightings in Grays town centre, Clacton beach, Chalkwell train station and near Fenchurch Street Station in London.

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  11. Buckle up folks, the political circus has well and truly arrivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    ONE of the most hotly-contested Thurrock MP battles of all time heated up a few more degrees this week. One minute, the Tories were beeping their way around town in their blue battle bus containing candidate Jackie Doyle-Price and the party's chairman Grant Shapps.

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  12. VIDEO: UKIP launching campaign manifesto in Thurrock "proud" moment for candidate TimRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Echo-news.co.uk

    Mr Farage released his party's 74-page document, entitled Believe in Britain, to a packed audience at the Thurrock Hotel in Aveley. Launching the manifesto in Thurrock was seen as a significant boost to candidate Tim Aker's campaign to take the seat from the Tories - something the party are increasingly confident of doing.

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  13. Video Exclusive: Nigel Farage talks to the Gazette about Ukip's chances in ThurrockRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | South End Standard

    NIGEL Farage and the media circus that follows bowled into Thurrock this week to give his party's election campaign a major boost. Ukip leader Mr Farage battled the scrum of cameras during a walkabout in South Ockendon on Monday afternoon before heading to the Circus Tavern in Purfleet to speak to over 1,000 supporters.

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  14. BLOG: Ukip leader Nigel Farage at the Circus TavernRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    Ukip leader Nigel Farage is giving a talk to over 1,000 people tonight at the Circus Tavern, Purfleet, alongside Thurrock parliamentary candidate Tim Aker.

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  15. Ukip's Tim accuses Labour rival Polly of 'deceit' on the doorstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    A video posted online by the party claims a female voter in South Ockendon was told by Polly Billington that Mr Aker wants to shut down the NHS Grays walk-in centre on the High Street, a claim he refutes. With just four weeks to go until voters go to the polls, the election campaign is gathering momentum in Thurrock.

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  16. ELECTION 2015: ThurrockRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    Thurrock is one of the tightest and most fascinating seats in the country. It's impossible to call who will take the seat between the Tories, Labour and Ukip.

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  17. Plans for 272 new homes in Purfleet expected to be thrown outRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Cherry Wood would also benefit from the development including new lodgings for up to 44 guests, a boathouse to store kayaks and equipment and the creation of a new pedestrian and cycle way along the Mar Dyke. Thurrock Council's planning committee is expected to throw out the plans because of the site being allocated as green belt land and its insufficient road links.

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  18. Battles of the high seas to go on display at Thurrock MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    All At Sea is the next in a series of Great War exhibitions at Thurrock Museum to mark 100 years since WWI. The latest Great War story instalment will show the triumphs and losses of Her Majesty's Royal and Merchant Navy from 1914 to 1915.

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  19. Battles of the high seas to go on display at Thurrock MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    All At Sea is the next in a series of Great War exhibitions at Thurrock Museum to mark 100 years since WWI. The latest Great War story instalment will show the triumphs and losses of Her Majesty's Royal and Merchant Navy from 1914 to 1915.

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  20. Major boost for council home building in ThurrockRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    THURROCK'S bid to build more homes for local people has received another boost with the announcement that it was successful in its bid for Housing Zone status. The borough will be one of just 20 such areas outside London, areas which will have access to A 200 million Housing Zones funding, access for developers to cheaper borrowing, simplification of the planning process - using local development orders - and having dedicated brokerage support from the government and specialist planning support.

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