Thurrock, England Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Thurrock Council approves 'pioneering' housing scheme for 333...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    Thurrock Council approved plans last night to build around 330 more homes in the borough, under a new low-cost housing scheme which has drawn national attention. Thurrock councillors unanimously backed the plans presented by Councillor Lynn Worrall, which will see building start early next year on 333 affordable houses.

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  2. Thurrock Council launches public consultation on future of bus...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    The consultation has thrown into question which bus services the council will continue to support, after cuts take place next April. The A 600,000 council bus subsidy in 2013 was to A 287,000 this year, and will be cut even further to A 100,000 from next April.

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  3. Fresh bus cut fears leave residents vulnerable to 'isolation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    VULNERABLE residents fear they will become isolated from the rest of Thurrock if bus services in the borough face further cuts. The 374 route, which connects Grays and Basildon, was severely altered earlier this year when bus company Amber Coaches Ltd stepped in at the very last minute after Thurrock Council announced it would be cutting the subsidised service.

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  4. Business and education leaders meet up in PurfleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    BUSINESSES and education leaders from across Thurrock got together this morning to find out ways they could better work together. About 40 people from local businesses, schools, colleges, Anglia Ruskin University and the public sector - including the Skills Funding Agency - were at the two hour Business and Education Summit.

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  5. Connor Witherspoon: Why I left East Thurrock United for Maldon & TiptreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Basildon Recorder

    CONNOR Witherspoon admits he has taken a step back to take two steps forward after leaving East Thurrock United to join Maldon & Tiptree. The midfielder ended his two-year spell at Rookery Hill to link up with the Ryman One North outfit, who have large-scale changes planned.

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  6. Principal James Howarth, outside Hathaway AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The co-educational secondary school on Hathaway Road in Grays received the rating in all four Ofsted areas: leadership and management, behaviour and safety of pupils, quality of teaching and achievement of pupils. Council Leader John Kent, who is also education portfolio holder, welcomed Ofsted's decision, saying the school had a place 'close to his heart'.

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  7. CRICKET: T Rippon round-up: June 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    IT was a wash-out across most of the T Rippon leagues last weekend with rain causing havoc across the divisions. The match was reduced to 38 overs per side, but only Bentley completed their innings, scoring 269 for 8. Tom Johnson scored 90 and Steve Coleman 77, with Umar Sultan taking 3 for 73. Thurrock's innings was washed out almost immediately after it started.

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  8. Grays walk-in centre campaigners hand in 2,400 strong petitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    Campaigners fighting the closure of the Grays NHS walk-in centre handed in a 2,400-strong petition to MP Jackie Doyle-Price yesterday. The petition, with 2,400 signatures from Thurrock residents, called on the MP to protect the Grays walk-in centre and protect the NHS from "irreversible privatisation".

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  9. Thurrock Fairness Commission wants your viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    The Commission is an independent body set up to examine inequalities in Thurrock and make it a fairer place to live. To give your opinions, experiences and suggestions on what's fair in Thurrock and what's not, go to the Thurrock Council website to complete the survey.

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  10. THURROCK students made a Southend shopping centre shine with their work in a special art show.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    Sade Taiwo, 19, from Grays, and Holly Matthews, 19, from Tilbury, were among students whomade 2D, 3D and time-based exhibits shown at the Victoria Shopping Centre. The works looked at social media and how we portray ourselves online and Romany gypsy heritage. The show closed on Friday.

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  11. Top Irish star set for Circus TavernRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Braintree and Witham Times

    THE cream of Irish country music is coming to the Circus Tavern in September, when award-winning singer John McNicholl brings his show to Thurrock. The singer won "Best Newcomer" at the Irish World Awards, as well as having supported Elton John, Daniel O'Donnell and Sir Cliff Richard on stage.

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  12. Wild Things gnash teeth in Thurrock librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    Library staff and volunteers read aloud Maurice Sendak's classic children's book, Where the Wild Things Are, to small crowds of intrepid children. Family Learning from Grays Adult Community College also attended the Grays library event making masks and the library at Corringham also had activities.

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  13. Horse sanctuary appeals for information following discovery of abandoned foalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    Redwings Horse Sanctuary is appealing for information about an abandoned cob colt found suffering from a painful skin condition in Thurrock, Essex. The young cob, Tilbury - so named after the place he was discovered - is estimated to be 18 months old and was found on Wednesday, May 27 with a severe skin condition, which meant he had lost a lot of hair on his face and body, and was covered in sores.

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  14. Landowner: I offered Thurrock Council an alternative site for new St Luke's HospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    A LANDOWNER says he offered Thurrock Council an alternative site in 2013 for a 22-bed hospice in a countryside setting in Davy Down Park, Stifford Clays. Last week Thurrock Council planning committee gave controverisal plans for a six-bed St Luke's Hospice and 50 executive homes on Horndon-on-the-Hill green belt the green light.

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  15. Politicians speak out against new hospice and homes plan on Horndon green beltRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    POLITICIANS this week slammed the choice of a green belt site for Thurrock's first hospice, alongside 50 new homes. Following the decision at a recent Thurrock Council planning committee meeting, developer Countryside will build 50 homes and the six-bed St Luke's Hospice on green belt land at Little Malgraves Farm, off Lower Dunton Road.

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  16. Thurrock MP Jackie opens new-look Tilbury post officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    It has a new sweet and grocery range and has extended its opening hours by 14 hours a week. There is also a new postmaster, Sree Balachandran. Ms Doyle-Price said: "I am delighted to be here to congratulate Sree Balachandran on all the improvements he has made.

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  17. Thurrock MP Jackie Doyle-Price was in Tilbury to open the new-look post office and store.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Maldonandburnham Standard

    It has a new sweet and grocery range and has extended its opening hours by 14 hours a week. There is also a new postmaster, Sree Balachandran. Ms Doyle-Price said: "I am delighted to be here to congratulate Sree Balachandran on all the improvements he has made.

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  18. Riley La-Borde clocks PB in 110m to make him fourth fastest in under-23 group in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    The 19-year-old from Purfleet clocked 13.77s to destroy the rest of the field at Lee Valley and propel himself up the national rankings. The time puts him inside the top 25 for the whole of Europe this season but, more importantly, makes him the fourth fastest time for the under-23 age group in the country.

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  19. Council woos social workers with open top bus tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Maldonandburnham Standard

    The open top bus tour was part of the recruitment day by the council to try and attract social workers. "Being a small authority and close to London means social workers have exciting opportunities to experience many aspects of the social care system which is often not the case in larger authorities."

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  20. MP Jackie Doyle-Price slams council investment in Tilbury school as - disaster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    Jackie Doyle-Price said 'millions had been wasted' on a building that is part of the Tilbury Pioneer Academy, and that the half-built building should be torn down. After a visit to the site, which the MP said has not been worked on for the past two years, the MP said the council's involvement in the semi-constructed building had been a 'complete and unmitigated disaster'.

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