Thurrock, England Newswire (Page 7)

Thurrock, England Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Thurrock, England. (Page 7)

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  1. Must-win game for Norwich United - and Heybridge for that matterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Evening News

    The Planters, following last week's 4-1 home victory over VCD Athletic combined with favourable results elsewhere, find their faint play-off chances still alive. However, with a five-point gap to fifth-placed Phoenix Sports they know that anything less than a win today will effectively end their chances.

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  2. Ukip is wrong over Thames crossing claim'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Braintree and Witham Times

    AN MP has vowed to secure the best deal for Thurrock over the new Thames Crossing - and condemned a political rival for "once again getting his facts wrong". MP Jackie Doyle-Price has clashed with Tim Aker, a Ukip councillor in Thurrock and MEP for the East of England.

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  3. Council approves demolition of derelict warehouse using 20 tonne evacuatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Thurrock Gazette

    The unit in Hume Avenue, in Tilbury is set to be flattened after getting the green light from Thurrock Council officers. It will see work completed in phases, with a 20 tonne evacuator due to be delivered to help carry out the work.

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  4. It's coming...love it or loathe it... a second Lower Thames Crossing is on its wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Thurrock Gazette

    After years of speculation and debate the historic announcement has arrived - with the promise of thousands of jobs and a boost to the economy estimated at A 8 billion. The new route will run from the M25, near North Ockenden, across the A13 at Orsett, before going under the Thames near Tilbury.

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  5. Readers Letter - Government privatisation of NHS affecting GP shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Thurrock Gazette

    There was an elephant in the room which was not mentioned in the Gazette's otherwise excellent coverage of the shortage of GPs in Thurrock. It's the way the Tory Government is privatising the NHS by stealth.

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  6. Two mile toll tunnel will be good for Essex'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Braintree and Witham Times

    THE decision to push ahead with a new Thames crossing running through Ockendon, Orsett and Tilbury was taken to "minimise the environmental impact", according to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. The Echo revealed yesterday option three - a route running from the M25 near North Ockendon, crossing the A13 at Orsett and running north of Chadwell St Mary before reaching the Kent-bound tunnel in East Tilbury - had been selected by the Government.

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  7. Efficient' new link road between Essex and Kent likely to have toll...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Thurrock Gazette

    THE decision to push ahead with a new Thames crossing running through Ockendon, Orsett and Tilbury was taken to "minimise the environmental impact", according to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. The Gazette revealed yesterday option three - a route running from the M25 near North Ockendon, crossing the A13 at Orsett and running north of Chadwell St Mary before reaching the Kent-bound tunnel in East Tilbury - had been selected by the Government.

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  8. Not everyone is as much fan of the Lower Thames Crossing as DartfordiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | This is Local London

    There has been mixed reactions to the news that the Lower Thames Crossing will be built east of Gravesend, with campaigners describing it as "squandering billions" to damage the environment. The new multi-billion-pound road link will connect Essex and Kent, east of Tilbury and Gravesend, via a new crossing under the Thames.

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  9. Jackie Doyle-Price, Tory MP for ThurrockRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Halstead Gazette

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  10. REVEALED: Government agrees up to 60 million of funding to build three new Thurrock schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Braintree and Witham Times

    MILLIONS of pounds for new school places in Thurrock have been agreed, as three new schools will be coming to the borough. It comes as Thurrock Council will receive up to A 60 million of funding after sending three bids off to the Government to build brand new schools in Thurrock.

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  11. Reaction to Lower Thames Crossing at GravesendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Kent Online

    The government has been urged to get going on the Lower Thames Crossing, after months of waiting for it to be announced. It was revealed this morning Option C - a tunnel at Gravesend - was the favoured plan, following the Western Southern Link road route, coming off the A2 west of Thong.

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  12. Crime rise fears in town 'unfounded' say Essex PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Thurrock Gazette

    It comes as more than 2,000 signatures were collected by Ukip councillor Roy Jones, on a petition calling for greater police presence in the town. The petition also called for Corringham Police Station to be used as a base for Grays police officers patrolling the area.

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  13. Allinson critical of Saints' mentality after Margate drawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Stalbans Review

    Ian Allinson has questioned the mentality of his St Albans City players after they required a Charlie Walker wonder strike to earn a 1-1 draw against lowly Margate. Trailing relegation threatened Margate to Michael Thalassitis' second minute strike, the Saints left it until the fourth minute of added time to draw level through Walker's stunning long-range volley.

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  14. Driver fined more than 2,000 for fraudulently using disabled parking...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Thurrock Gazette

    A WOMAN from Purfleet has been fined more than A 2,000 for fraudulently using a disabled persons parking badge - belonging to her late mother. Thurrock Council's began investigating Jeanette Emery of Marlow Avenue, Purfleet, in December 2015 for using the badge, also known as a "blue badge".

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  15. Lanes closed after vehicle breaks down at Dartford TunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Kent Online

    Two lanes have been shut on the M25 anti-clockwise between J1a for the A282 at Swanscombe and J31 for West Thurrock.

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  16. GP letter: 'The people of Thurrock will suffer over hospital closure plans'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Thurrock Gazette

    Dr A.J. Pattara, who practices at The Surgery, in High Road, in Horndon on the Hill, penned a letter to the Gazette calling on hospital bosses to consider long term implications which could arise under the plans. It comes following confirmation that Basildon Hospital, which owns the site, is in discussions with Thurrock Clinical Commissioning Group and Thurrock Council over the hospital's future.

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  17. Valiant effort - Belhus' ladies team were runners-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Thurrock Gazette

    In the annual event sponsored by Thurrock Sports Council at Stanford-le-Hope's Gable Hall School, Emily Hart and Allison Edmeades were undefeated on 26 and 27 respectively. It was left to Emma Green and Charlotte Davis to finish the job as the Orsett team stormed to 76 without loss with six overs to spare.

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  18. Rugby Union: Waterloo's own Super womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Southport Visiter

    The annual battle between the winners of the RFU Championship North and South leagues has previously brought the two teams together to fight for a place in the top tier national Premiership, with Waterloo narrowly missing out on previous occasions. Firwood Waterloo Ladies have been awarded one of the 10 coveted places in the RFU's new Women's Super Rugby competition but Thurrock missed out, giving the game an extra edge.

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  19. Contract awarded for Tilbury to Gravesend FerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The service, on which around 120,000 journeys are made each year, will now be provided by Jet Stream Tours. The permanent contract for the service is planned to be in place later on this year.

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  20. Bernie steps down after 40 years as removal boss, taking families to four corners of UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Braintree and Witham Times

    THE boss of a removal firm is handing over the reins to his son after more than 40 years of moving families to the four corners of the UK. Bernie Lawrence, 74, from Stanford-le-Hope, is stepping back from running Hockley Transport, which will now see son Kevin take over.

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