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  1. Mystery surrounds discovery of Pippa the dog after police find her in BarnetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | Romford Recorder

    The owners of runaway dog Pippa who went missing last week have spoken of their "overwhelming joy" after receiving a call to say their beloved dog was found. Owner Yousuf has told the Recorder he received a call from Colindale Police Station in Barnet, yesterday afternoon to say officers had found his dog.

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  2. Good news! Pippa the dog is found safe and well after hundreds join search to track herRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | Romford Recorder

    Pippa the runaway pooch has been found following a week on the run after hundreds joined a search to find her. Late last night, her owners updated the group's name to "Pippa Has Been Found #findPippa" and posted a cheeky photo of the black dog looking well.

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  3. Tracker dog on trail of Upminster's runaway dog PippaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Romford Recorder

    Hundreds of people have come together to track the lost dog of a 'devastated' family, who is believed to have run away to Essex. Pippa, a five-year-old pure breed black miniature Schnauzer, disappeared from her home in Granton Avenue, Upminster, on Friday last week.

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  4. Temporary level crossing closures while rail company carries out worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 7 | Thurrock Gazette

    On Sunday November 13 between 1am and 6am, the level crossing on Princess Margaret Road, East Tilbury will be closed to rectify an ongoing fault. The alternative route for vehicles during this time will be via Princess Margaret Road, Muckingford Road, Blue Anchor Lane, Church Road and Station Road.

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  5. Thurrock businesses urge the government for a decision on the lower Thames crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A group of businesses wrote a letter to Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, explaining that they feel that the Option C would be more appropriate. Option C, would be a tunnel east of Gravesend with a dual carriageway connecting junction 1 of the M2 and A2 to the M25 motorways between junctions 29 and 30. The letter states that the group is calling on the government to make a decision as the new crossing will be, in their opinion, a vital tool for economic success across the UK.

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  6. MP Jackie Doyle-Price leads tributes to historian Jonathan Catton at exhibition launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    Eddie Coull - RAFA, Georgette Polley, MP Jackie Doyle-Price, Alan Gosling - Chairman Purfleet Heritage Centre, Councillor Tunde Ojetola Thurrock Council Deputy Mayor, Sue Gosling MP Jackie Doyle-Price paid to tribute to popular historian Jonathan Catton at the launch of a new Royal Flying Corps exhibition in Purfleet. The Purfleet Heritage Centre's latest exhibition honours the 100 year anniversary of a WWI zeppelin being shot down over Tilbury.

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  7. MP Jackie Doyle-Price leads tributes to historian Jonathan Catton at exhibition launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Eddie Coull - RAFA, Georgette Polley, Alan Gosling - Chairman Purfleet Heritage Centre, Jackie Doyle-Price MP, Cllr Tunde Ojetola Thurrock Council Deputy Mayor, Sue Gosling MP Jackie Doyle-Price paid to tribute to popular historian Jonathan Catton at the launch of a new Royal Flying Corps exhibition in Purfleet. The Purfleet Heritage Centre's latest exhibition honours the 100 year anniversary of a WWI zeppelin being shot down over Tilbury.

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  8. Much-loved: historian Jonathan Catton who brought his passion for Thurrock history aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Tributes have poured into the Gazette from all over the borough from those wishing to pay homage to the much-loved and popular historian who worked at Thurrock Museum and Heritage Service for 28 years. The son of a local GP, Jonathan was born and raised in Thurrock and became well-known locally - as well as further afield - for his extraordinary knowledge of Thurrock's heritage.

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  9. Six suspected migrants rescued from English ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | ITV

    Coastguards were alerted and Lydd-based search and rescue helicopters as well as a UK Border Force cutter - HMC Valiant - were scrambled. A Border Force spokesman said: "Six men were recovered from the boat and are due to be interviewed by Border Force officers."

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  10. Six Suspected Migrants Found In Boat In English ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | LBC 97.3

    A Border Force spokesman said: "Six men were recovered from the boat and are due to be interviewed by Border Force officers." The National Crime Agency revealed earlier this year that migrants trying to reach the UK were paying people smugglers up to 13,500 for their journey.

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  11. Police move on second large travellers' camp in 24 hours from Argent StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Around 30 caravans and vehicles set up camp last night at about 10pm on private land on Kilverts Field, off Argent Street, Grays. Three police vans and two police cars along with council representatives used a section 61 order today to move them on.

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  12. Police move on second large travellers' camp in 24 hours from Argent StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    Around 30 caravans and vehicles set up camp last night at about 10pm on private land on Kilverts Field, off Argent Street, Grays. Three police vans and two police cars along with council representatives used a section 61 order today to move them on.

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  13. Police use Section 61 powers to move on large travellers' camp in AveleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    Around 30 caravans, along with other vehicles, set up on private land near Essex Sport Village along Purfleet Road yesterday. Council Leader Rob Gledhill said: "Recently, I have been critical of Essex Police - but tonight has been a great example of how partnership working and better communication can achieve great outcomes.

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  14. Soundon Festival loses High Court bid to overturn Thurrock Council's decision to refuse licenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A High Court Judge has rejected an appeal by organisers of the Soundon Festival to overturn Thurrock Council's decision to refuse their entertainment licence. Judge Justice Ouseley who was conducting the judicial review at the High Court said the case was "inarguable" after having examined the material.

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  15. Man arrested in Hornchurch during fuel fraud raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Romford Recorder

    Seven men have been arrested by HM Revenue and Customs and four tonnes of toxic waste removed after two fuel laundering plants were discovered in Essex on Wednesday Picture: HMRC Seven men, including one in Hornchurch, have been arrested and four tonnes of toxic waste removed after two fuel laundering plants were discovered in Essex on Wednesday. As part of a multi-agency investigation into a suspected A 1.4million fuel fraud, more than 50 officers from HM Revenue and Customs and the Environment Agency, searched three business and six residential addresses in south Essex and Kent.

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  16. Two men arrested in Ilford during fuel fraud raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Ilford Recorder

    Seven men have been arrested by HM Revenue and Customs and four tonnes of toxic waste removed after two fuel laundering plants were discovered in Essex on Wednesday Picture: HMRC Seven men, including two in Ilford, have been arrested and four tonnes of toxic waste removed after two fuel laundering plants were discovered in Essex on Wednesday. As part of a multi-agency investigation into a suspected A 1.4million fuel fraud, more than 50 officers from HM Revenue and Customs and the Environment Agency, searched three business and six residential addresses in south Essex and Kent.

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  17. Complaints on flytipping soar in last three years, latest stats showRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The report, due to be presented to the Thurrock Council Cabinet meeting on Wednesday July 13, showed 783 requests were lodged in the first two months of 2016 alone. Requests for enforcement on fly-tipping and other environmental nuisances also shot up from 2,023 in 2013-14, to 3,744 between April 2015-16.

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  18. Tommy South is handed his FA award for services to football by Essex FA representative Alec BerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    THURROCK FC chairman Tommy South admitted he was choked up to receive a 50 year service award by the Football Association earlier this month. South was honoured before Fleet's first pre-season game against Dagenham & Redbridge after years of service to the club and further afield.

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  19. Lakeside Hammers sink to defeat at PooleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Ilford Recorder

    Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football League Lakeside Hammers staged a brave fightback but were unable to earn an Elite League point as they went down at Poole. The Vortex Hammers found themselves trailing by 14 points after just five heats and although they launched a late surge it unfortunately proved too little too late.

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  20. Flytipping "enforcement" requests to Thurrock Council double in two yearsRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    The report, due to be presented to the Thurrock Council Cabinet meeting on Wednesday July 13, showed 783 requests were lodged in the first two months of 2016 alone. Requests for enforcement on fly-tipping and other environmental nuisances also shot up from 2,023 in 2013-14, to 3,744 between April 2015-16.

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