Thurrock, England Newswire

Thurrock, England Newswire

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  1. Aveley win, Grays draw and Rocks are knocked out of the FA CupRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 22 | Thurrock Gazette

    James Webster's Millers returned to winning ways by picking up three points at Soham Town Rangers, while Grays conceded late on to settle for a share of the spoils against Mildenhall Town. The Millers went into the Isthmian North clash having picked up a draw at Bowers & Pitsea, thanks to a late equaliser, last time out.

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  2. Zac Efron goes litter picking in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Owatonna People's Press

    The 30-year-old actor shocked bird watchers at Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve in Purfleet, Thurrock, last week when he volunteered to scoop up bits of plastic and environmentally-damaging waste at the concrete barges.

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  3. RUGBY: Eastleigh still top after derby winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Romsey Advertiser

    EASTLEIGH kept a tight grip on their early lead in London 2 South-West with a clinical 48-0 victory over Gosport & Fareham . Gos' now occupy the other end of the table after they leaked eight tries at Bishopstoke Road four of them scored by Jack Berry.

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  4. New centres will cope with hospital's demand'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Thurrock Gazette

    A LEADING NHS boss has said he is confident the proposed medical centres replacing Orsett Hospital will cope with Thurrock's increasing population. The chief transformation officer at the Basildon and Thurrock Hospital Trust, Tom Abell, told a health and scrutiny committee last week the modern facilities available at the new medical centres will allow the NHS to adjust to the borough's population growth.

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  5. Lodge Lane is a parking fiasco - reader letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Thurrock Gazette

    The cars along Lodge Lane, Grays, do not cause an obstruction to drivers or pedestrians yet the council want to stop residents parking on their verges? Cars are parked both sides of the road, people cannot even walk on the path and traffic is down to one lane.

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  6. Controversial plans for more than 100 homes given go-ahead...despite healthcare concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A controversial planning application for more than 100 homes on Devonshire Road has been given the go-ahead despite concerns over a severe lack of local health services. The proposal to build 102 homes on Devonshire Road, South Stifford, was deferred in August after concerns were raised over the shortage of GP services and dentists.

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  7. Controversial plans for more than 100 homes given green light despite healthcare concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Thurrock Gazette

    A controversial planning application for more than 100 homes on Devonshire Road has been given the go-ahead despite concerns over a severe lack of local health services. The proposal to build 102 homes on Devonshire Road, South Stifford, was deferred in August after concerns were raised over the shortage of GP services and dentists.

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  8. Work set to start on A 6 million cycle route improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Thurrock Gazette

    Work is set to get underway on a series of new schemes as Thurrock Council continues its 6million investment in cycle route improvements. A number of improvements have already been made to Thurrock's cycling network as part of the council's three year Cycle Infrastructure Delivery Plan, which is due to be completed in 2019.

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  9. Residents invited to take a closer look at medical centre plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Thurrock Gazette

    Residents are being encouraged to take a closer look at plans for a new Integrated Medical Centre in Tilbury after Thurrock Council agreed to provide up to 20million to build it. The Tilbury IMC will bring health and care services to the heart of Tilbury and is one of four planned across the borough, along with others in Purfleet, Corringham, and Grays.

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  10. Vital NHS letter was 'overlooked' by councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Thurrock Gazette

    A VITAL document which could have blocked an application to build the housing estate was overlooked by council officers - despite it being publicly available on the council's website. When members of the council's planning committee met in August, council officers told them the NHS had been contacted in April over an application for 102 homes on Devonshire Road but "there isn't a response reported".

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  11. Paving way for estate despite planning delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Thurrock Gazette

    PLANS for a 102-home estate were deferred by councillors over concerns about the availability of GPs... but that hasn't stopped diggers starting work at the site. Outraged residents who live on Moore Lane - near Devonshire Road, South Stifford, where the development is planned - are fiercely opposed the application.

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  12. GP crisis looms across Thurrock'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Braintree and Witham Times

    THURROCK has been labelled one of the most "under-doctored boroughs in the country" with just one doctor to every 2,700 patients. The director of primary care in Thurrock revealed the stark figures to the council's Health and Wellbeing Overview and Scrutiny Committee last week.

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  13. Former Thurrock Independent councillors join the Conservative partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Thurrock Gazette

    The former leader and deputy leader of Thurrock UKIP, now rebranded as the Thurrock Independents, have joined the Conservative Party. Roy Jones represented Stanford East and Corringham Town as a Councillor between 2010 and 2014, and Graham Snell represented Stifford Clays as a Councillor between 2010 and 2014.

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  14. We do not want to be part of Southend after boundary changes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A consultation about changes to the constituency boundaries is recommending the Hadleigh wards of St James and Victoria be moved from Castle Point to be part of Southend West. This change would mean Hadleigh Castle would no longer be a part of the Castle Point constituency, with many residents unhappy about the plans.

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  15. Brazen car thief soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2008 | Thurrock Gazette

    POLICE have released the image of a car thief who was brazen enough to steal a new car from a Thurrock dealership. The theft happened near Lakeside when a man walked onto the forecourt of Lancaster Mercedes on Heron Way between 2.30pm on Sunday, August 24 and 3.10pm on Wednesday, August 27. He drove off in a silver Mercedes ML320 which had been parked and on display outside the main building.

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  16. Phone thief strikes in pubRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2008 | Thurrock Gazette

    The victim, who was drinking in The Crown & Anchor in High Street, Aveley, had left her handbag on the floor when someone dipped into it and stole a silver Samsung mobile worth 40. Laura Anderson of Thurrock Police said: "You should never leave your bag insecure or unattended, as it only takes thieves a matter of seconds to strike."

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  17. Witnesses sought to cycle snatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2008 | Thurrock Gazette

    AN orange Haro BMX bike, worth 185, was taken from outside the entrance of Blackshots Leisure Centre in Blackshots Lane, Grays. Laura Anderson of Thurrock police said: "This bike was left next to the centre's entrance during a busy time so someone must have seen it being taken."

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  18. Rider snatches handbagRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2008 | Thurrock Gazette

    As he rode past the woman in Brentwood Road he grabbed her large white handbag, which contained 560 cash, house keys, a Samsung mobile phone, credit cards and a digital camera. Laura Anderson of Thurrock police said: "We would urge people to carry their bags close to their body at all times and, where possible, avoid carrying large sums of cash or items of value in their handbags."

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  19. FA Cup second qualifying round draw: Who got who?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Thurrock Gazette

    BILLERICAY Town, Concord Rangers and East Thurrock United will all fancy their chances of progression following the FA Cup second qualifying round draw. All three were drawn at home against sides from a lower division while the reverse was true for Bowers & Pitsea and Great Wakering Rovers.

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  20. Community choir recruiting with free taster sessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Thurrock Gazette

    Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus.The Backstage Centre, High house Production Park, Purfleet Bypass.A SONG will be recorded in memory of a Labour MP Jo Cox who was murdered..MPs will record the Jo Cox charity single with pop stars at The Backsta

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