Thurrock, England Newswire (Page 2)

Thurrock, England Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Thurrock, England. (Page 2)

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  1. Council leader blasts Iceland lorry parked in fire engine spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | Thurrock Gazette

    Thurrock Council Leader has expressed how "appalled" he is after an Iceland lorry was pictured using parking space reserved only for the Fire Services. Councillor Rob Gledhill wrote a strongly-worded letter to the Chief Executive of Iceland Foods Ltd on Thursday this week, explaining his concerns following the incident outside a block of flat in Tilbury.

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  2. Fundraisers do pub walk to raise money for breathing charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The group, who are regulars at the Wharf pub in Grays, will be walking around pubs in Thurrock to raise money for Breath Easy, a charity that supports people living with lung conditions. Beginning at the Wharf, the group will be walking around a total of 14 pubs collecting funds for their chosen charity before returning to the pub.

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  3. Thurrock skipper Halle relishing return to Isthmian Premier LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Thurrock Gazette

    Thurrock captain Rich Halle says he is relishing the new Isthmian Premier League season and is confident of surprising a few teams along the way. The Fleet skipper is preparing for his 17th season of non-league football, and can count Canvey Island, Aveley, Concord Rangers and Billericay Town among his former clubs.

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  4. Man arrested after vehicles set on fire in South OckendonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Thurrock Gazette

    A man has been arrested after three vehicles were set on fire in South Ockendon and a man was assaulted. Essex Police were called to an incident in West Thurrock Way at 8:40pm on July 28 where a man had been assaulted and suffered facial injuries.

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  5. The Ferries of London: Gravesend to TilburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Captain JP's log

    The last ferry across the Thames before the North Sea is the Gravesend to Tilbury ferry . That's according to Wikipedia: however Thurrock calls it the Tilbury to Gravesend ferry .

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  6. Tributes paid to dedicated animal carer from ThurrockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Thurrock Gazette

    Gloria Abbott ran the Thurrock branch of the National Animal Welfare Trust for more than 30 years and, along with her husband Brian, helped rehome a multitude of animals, including cats, dogs and rabbits. Gloria, who was from Grays, and her husband won a ambassador award in 2011 for their years of service to the NAWT.

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  7. Thurrock politicians want to work closer with neighbouring authorities for local economic prosperityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Thurrock Gazette

    Politicians in Thurrock want to retain more of the taxes generated locally - as well as work more closely with the surrounding councils to create a south Essex "economic powerhouse". Figures obtained by the Gazette show that Thurrock Council has taken A 431,429,000 in uniform business rates in the past four tax years and retained A 122,174,000 of it.

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  8. QE2 Bridge reopened after four-vehicle smashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Kent Online

    But drivers are warned they can still expect "very slow traffic" into Kent from Junction 31 (A1306 at West Thurrock) to Junction 1A (A206 at Swanscombe).

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  9. Cricket: Belhus and Stanford-le-Hope win in SNELRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Thurrock Gazette

    SHEPHERD NEAME SUMMARY: Joe Joyce struck his fifth century of the season to earn Belhus a five-wicket win over Woodford Wells in Division One. His 114 not out was added to by Ryan Wells as Belhus reached their target with sixteen balls remaining.

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  10. Day of enforcement sees council raise a hefty sum in finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Thurrock Gazette

    Thurrock Council and Essex Police have collected A 5,700 during a joint-operation to tackle street drinking and waste problems in Grays Town Centre. A joint operation was held on Friday July 28 which saw officers deal with people who were causing a nuisance in the town and businesses which were not meeting waste expectations.

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  11. Free checks for high blood pressure in Grays as report shows up to two-thirds goes undiagnosed.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | Thurrock Gazette

    Free blood pressure checks will be given out this month in Grays after an Annual Public Health Report found that thousands of people Thurrock have high blood pressure - with almost two-thirds undiagnosed. It is estimated that there are 23,931 people in Thurrock with Hypertension- also known as high blood pressure - and a further 15,953 are undiagnosed.

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  12. Tilbury sandwich bar fined for poor food hygieneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Thurrock Gazette

    The owner of an East Tilbury sandwich bar has been slapped with a fine of almost two-and-a-half thousand pounds. The owner of Nancy's Sandwich Bar has been ordered to pay A 2,353 for failure to comply with food safety legislation.

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  13. Man wanted by police in connection with burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Thurrock Gazette

    Officers would like to speak with him in connection with a burglary in Lodge Lane, Grays, at around 2pm on Thursday, July 27, where two garden sheds were broken into. Bruce is described as being 6ft tall, of a large build with short dark hair. He has links to Grays and the Thurrock constituency.

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  14. CRICKET: Orsett & Thurrock close on promotion places, as Horndon also winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Thurrock Gazette

    SHEPHERD NEAME SUMMARY: Orsett & Thurrock closed to within six points of the Division One play-off places after a six-wicket win over Woodford Wells. Woodford were put into bat first and they impressed to reach 233, although none of their batsmen went on to make a big score. Shahid Khan took 3-27.

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  15. Covo excited to see Smith's return for East ThurrockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Thurrock Gazette

    Smith, 27, has been banned since March 2016 and handed a fine of almost A 23,000 after he was found guilty of betting offences by the Football Association. However, Smith has been handed a second chance by Rocks boss Coventry, who has known him since he was a boy.

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  16. Grays, Aveley and Tilbury in entertaining friendliesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 30 | Thurrock Gazette

    Grays Athletic, Aveley and Tilbury continued their preparations for the new season by featuring in entertaining friendlies, while Thurrock's clash with Romford was postponed. Mark Stimson's side were due to face Romford at Ship Lane, but the match was called off due to there being no officials.

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  17. Tributes paid to Bishop of BradwellRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 29 | Thurrock Gazette

    Bishop of Bradwell, John Wraw, who lived in Horndon-on-the-Hill, died peacefully in his sleep following a three-year battle with multiple myeloma. Bishop Wraw took up his position in 2012, believing that the Church of England needed to "reach out and change society."

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  18. Watch moment Thames Crossing campaigners are escorted out of Thurrock council meetingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 27 | Thurrock Gazette

    Emotions ran high at the full meeting of Thurrock Council this week as campaigners against the Lower Thames Crossing were ejected for trying to make their voices heard in the chambers. The Lower Thames Crossing proposals were up for discussion for the first time since Highways England announced they would opt for route option C, going cross the A13 at Orsett and connecting land east of Tilbury to land east of Gravesend.

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  19. Coalhouse Fort Park in Tilbury wins Green Flag as one of UK's best green spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Thurrock Gazette

    Coalhouse Fort Park in East Tilbury Village has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the UK. The park is among a record-breaking 1,797 UK parks and green spaces that have received a prestigious Green Flag Award - the mark of a quality park or green space.

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  20. Hornchurch and Martin Tuohy ready for Leyton Orient testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Ilford Recorder

    Hornchurch's Martin Tuohy battles with Thurrock's Jordan Clark during last season's Isthmian North play-off semi-final at Ship Lane , Hornchurch striker Martin Tuohy is looking forward to a really good test against National League outfit and local rivals Leyton Orient tonight. The O's make the short trip to Bridge Avenue to take on the Isthmian North club for a 7.45pm kick-off.

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