Thurrock, England Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Thurrock set to offer degree courses for the first time with its own University CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Maldonandburnham Standard

    South Essex College in Grays has won the backing of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to set up University Centres to house its higher education programmes. The College plans to redevelop its Thurrock Learning Campus on the High Street to become University Centre Thurrock, with new degree courses starting in September 2016.

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  2. Thurrock MP backs proposals to close walk-in health centre in Grays High StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    A consultation looking at future options for the Thurrock Health Centre suggests that closing the centre would save money and residents in place such as Corringham would be encouraged to visit their GP first, providing closer and quicker access to medical help. Other options included in the consultation are keeping the service as it is, or opening for fewer hours.

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  3. Grays residents dig up surprising facts about long-lost World War One relativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    Fifty residents went to the Thameside complex on Friday to dig up their World War One roots and discover long-lost relatives. The event - run in partnership with Essex Record Office - showed how to access records relating to people's First World War ancestors.

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  4. Thurrock councillor Cathy Kent lashes out at Highways Agency over A13 litterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    Councillor Kent said a letter from Highways Chief Executive Graham Dalton suggested Thurrock was in Surrey - and allegedly called the Thurrock council leader 'Grant' rather than John. The chair of the Cleaner, Greener and Safer overview and scrutiny committee said the Highways Agency chief was failing to take the problem of litter on the highways seriously.

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  5. Six Degrees of UKIP - the link between university qualifications and voting intentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Slugger O'Toole

    According to the analysts at firstpasthepost.net , who have analysed bookmaker's odds for each seat in the upcoming General Election, there are seven constituencies where UKIP have a 25% or greater chance of winning election to the House of Commons. These include the two seats that they are defending; Clacton, and Rochester and Strood.

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  6. Stanford-le-Hope Cricket Club is celebrating a 17,000 grant from Veolia North Thames TrustRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    One of Thurrock's oldest Sports Clubs - Stanford-le-Hope Cricket Club - is celebrating a A 17,000 grant from Veolia North Thames Trust which will enable them to refurbish their practice facilities, install a grass reinforcement system and implement a hedgerow planting scheme. Formed in 1887, the club comprises 130 members and the teams include Juniors, Veterans and Ladies.

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  7. Tom Abell, chief officer of the Basildon and Brentwood Clinical Commissioning GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Maldonandburnham Standard

    GPs responsible for the area's healthcare are set to agree a recovery action plan to improve A&E performance at Basildon Hospital after it missed a series of Government targets throughout the winter. An increase in people waiting longer than four hours for treatment has been blamed on a 12 per cent increase in hospital visits over the year and patients staying longer.

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  8. Essex Marks & Spencer stores to get defibrillators paid for by ambulance serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The East of England Ambulance Service is putting 40 devices in stores across the region as part of a project to install 1,000 in locations across East. In Essex, there will be defibrillators at 1 Town Square, Basildon , Unit 7, Braintree Retail Park, 43-45 High Street, Brentwood, 62 High Street, Chelmsford, Units 27-29 Clacton Factory Outlet, Stephenson Road West, Clacton, 42 High Streeet, Maldon, Unit 4, Mayflower Retail Park, Gardiners Link, Basildon, 56 High Street, Southend, 229 Lakeside Shopping Centre, West Thurrock and Unit 6, Junction Retail Park, Weston Avenue, Thurrock.

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  9. A week in the life of Billericay Town defender Steve Sheehan: Behind...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Echo-news.co.uk

    Many of us enjoy visiting our local non-league club at the weekend and during the week. We finish work, watch the match and head home ready for a new day.

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  10. Weekend preview: East Thurrock United travel to Peacehaven on Sunday...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Echo-news.co.uk

    UP: East Thurrock United will have to wait until Sunday to take on Peacehaven & Telscombe as they look to rediscover the winning touch. The car park at Peacehaven's ground, The Sports Park, is owned by Peacehaven Town Council and is being used on Saturday, meaning the game has been pushed back 24 hours.

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  11. Jay Nash spurns Witham Town's advances as he aims to fire Great Wakering Rovers to safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Basildon Recorder

    RYMAN ONE NORTH: Great Wakering Rovers striker Jay Nash says he turned down the chance to join Witham Town because he could never forgive himself if he left and Rovers went on to be relegated. The Ryman Premier League side put in a seven-day approach for 18-goal Nash last week, as they look to avoid an immediate return to the Ryman One North.

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  12. Council announces it has 'salvaged' the 374 bus route - with some changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    The council has announced it has managed to save the 374 bus route - but services to Fobbing, Horndon-on-the-Hill and Orsett Hospital will go. The new route, organised by Thurrock Council's Passenger Transport Team and Amber Coaches Ltd., includes four morning and four afternoon trips both ways between Grays and Basildon.

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  13. Essex come unstuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Ilford Recorder

    Despite two well-taken Malaki Toussaint goals, Essex's under-18s came unstuck in Cambridgeshire as they fell to defeat at Ely City's Unwin Ground. The game started at a frantic pace and the hosts led 2-1 within just six minutes before grabbing a third midway through the half.

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  14. Five things I learnt after going behind the scenes with UkipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Spectator

    Ukip is fighting its most important and difficult election campaign to date. If the party is victorious in May, there is a chance it will become an established Westminster force - around for many years to come.

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  15. Leading forecaster predicts Ukip have Thurrock 'in the bag' ahead of May's general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    A LEADING election forecaster has predicted a Ukip win in Thurrock at the upcoming general election, saying the seat is "in the bag". Speaking to a national newspaper, Professor Matthew Goodwin, an associate professor of politics at Nottingham University, said that Thurrock was one of four seats the party has already won - two months before the UK goes to the polls.

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  16. We are the underdogs - " says Billericay boss Craig EdwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Echo-news.co.uk

    CRAIG Edwards has dubbed Concord Rangers the favourites to lift the Essex Senior Cup after he watched his Billericay Town side book their final spot with a 3-1 win at Aveley. A brace from Ricky Sappleton, followed by a goal from Steve Sheehan proved too much for their Ryman One North opponents and Edwards now has the Beach Boys in his sights as he looks to win Town's first trophy since 2012.

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  17. Lord Heseltine to speak at South Essex transport and growth summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    Former deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine is to be the keynote speaker at a transport and growth summit on Wednesday March 11. Leading south Essex businesses, along with political leaders from Thurrock and Southend-on-Sea councils, expressed delight that Lord Heseltine will attend the event. The summit, which businesses across the region are being encouraged to take part in, will look at investment priorities, transport infrastructure, connectivity and skills.

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  18. Labour are 'blinkered' by Paramount Park - ToriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    THURROCK Tories have accused the Labour administration of being "blinkered" when it comes to the new Paramount Park development, just over the river in Swanscombe. At a recent council meeting, Councillor Sue Little asked if any talks had taken place with Paramount over a ferry crossing so Thurrock residents could take advantage of employment and leisure opportunities at the park, to which Labour Councillor Oliver Gerrish bluntly replied "no".

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  19. MPs come out against plans for 6,000 homes on green beltRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    Basildon MPs John Baron and Stephen Metcalfe spoke out against Dunton Garden Suburb, Basildon and Brentwood councils' joint proposals for between 4,000 and 6,000 homes between Laindon and West Horndon. Both fear the new village, which could include traveller pitches and industrial land, would put strains on Basildon's infrastructure.

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  20. Seek help to unlock EU millions, firms in Essex are toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | East Anglian Daily Times

    Millions of pounds of European cash is available to businesses but bewildering red tape can hold them back, a regional conference was told last week. Around 70 delegates attended the first ever Essex Means Business Project Europe event in Chelmsford on Thursday, which was organised by Essex County Council's Funding and Investment Team.

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