Thurrock, England Newswire (Page 8)

Thurrock, England Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Thurrock, England. (Page 8)

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  1. Venue cancels teen couple's wedding 'because they are travellers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Cambridge Evening News

    A teen couple have been left devastated after they claim a wedding venue cancelled on them two weeks before the wedding - because they are travellers. The perfect wedding had been organised for 18-year-olds Ellemay Gumble and Luke Booth, who could not wait to walk down the aisle in Orsett Hall, Thurrock, on March 18. But on Wednesday , Miss Gumble claims she received a call from the venue telling them that they had cancelled the wedding because some of the guests were of gypsy heritage, reports Essex Live .

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  2. Wedding venue cancels on distraught couple days before big day...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | The Daily Record

    The young couple's big day has been left in ruins after they were told just 12 days before to collect the money they had paid. A young couple claim their wedding was cancelled by the venue just 12 days before the day "because they are travellers."

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  3. Talented squad - Grays Athletic Picture: Peter JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Thurrock Gazette

    Grays are currently eight points off the Isthmian North play-off places and Stuart has confirmed that he is already looking to improve his squad ahead of next season. "I've got some very strong players that will be coming here and I think this team will be a force to be reckoned with next season.

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  4. Consultation on Orsett Hospital closure gets a two week extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Thurrock Gazette

    The Your Care in the Best Place consultation currently taking place across mid and south Essex has been extended with responses now being accepted up to and including Friday March 23 2018. The consultation was launched on November 30 2017 following approval from the Joint Committee of the five Clinical Commissioning Groups and had been due to close on March 9 2018.

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  5. Tim Aker threatened with expulsion from UKIPRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Thurrock Gazette

    Aker, who is also a councillor in Aveley for Thurrock, represents the East of England in European Parliament under the banner of UKIP. However, Mr Aker also represents the newly formed Thurrock Independents in his role as a councillor for the Aveley and Uplands ward.

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  6. Grays siblings claim gold in England National Athletics ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Thurrock Gazette

    Daniel and Emily Knight were the pick of the sprinters at the Age Group competition in Sheffield, triumphing in the 60m hurdles. And dad Steve believes Daniel, 16, and Emily, 14, can continue to thrive in the sport as they look ahead to the English Schools Championships.

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  7. Police 'poo watch' ends as drugs suspect released after 47 days without using toiletRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Guardian-series.co.uk

    A stand-off between police and a man suspected of swallowing drugs has ended after he spent 47 days in custody without going to the toilet. Lamarr Chambers, 24, was arrested in Harlow on January 17, following a drugs bust by Operation Raptor West, Essex Police's, gang crime unit for Harlow, Epping Forest, Brentwood and Thurrock.

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  8. Police - poo watch' ends after suspect refuses to use toilet for 47 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Haringey Independent

    Essex Police arrested the man in Harlow and charged him with two counts of possession with intent to supply class A drugs An unusual stand-off between police and a man suspected of swallowing a drugs stash has ended after he spent 47 days in custody refusing to go to the toilet. Lamarr Chambers, 24, was arrested in Harlow, Essex, on January 17 and officers tweeted updates of what they described as "poo watch".

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  9. Three towns make commuter top tenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The credit company examined 116 of London's most popular commuter towns and ranked them by combining journey time, average house price, season ticket cost and life satisfaction. Purfleet took top spot in the country with its very affordable housing and close proximity to the city, Laindon was rated sixth and Grays came in a close eighth.

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  10. Services could be moving out of Thurrock to new medical centresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A motion was passed in Council which will set out a detailed case to the Health Secretary and the NHS to build a new hospital in Thurrock. The Thurrock Independent leader said: "What this motion is for, it's not to demand a new hospital, but to start a conversation to get a new hospital in Thurrock in the future."

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  11. East Thurrock beaten by Hemel HempsteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Thurrock Gazette

    Rocks had drawn the last three and were looking for the points that would help secure their league status this season. Home goalkeeper Laurie Walker was called upon first to make a smart stop with his legs, and Lukas Lidakevicius was required up the other end shortly afterwards.

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  12. Rugby player organises match to raise money for an Alzheimer's charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Thurrock Gazette

    Their close relationship inspired Ben to host his first charity match last year in aid of Alzheimer's Society, raising A 1,500. Following its success, Ben has decided to make it an annual occurrence and is aiming to double the number of participants this year.

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  13. Covo: Rocks preparation far from ideal ahead of Havant testRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2018 | Thurrock Gazette

    THE MATCH: East Thurrock United make the trip to Havant & Waterlooville looking to secure the points which will edge them closer to league safety. Rocks are six points away from manager John Coventry's pre-season target of 46. And with 13 matches still to play, he will be extremely hopeful of reaching that target.

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  14. There's A Slice Of London Outside Of The M25 - And It's Under ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Londonist

    Earlier in the day, I've arrived in Ockendon via train. There's no station in North Ockendon - occasional buses are the only form of public transport - but there is a station a mile and a half down the road in neighbouring South Ockendon .

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  15. Council officers are getting a pay rise as part of the BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The decision was criticised by some Labour and Thurrock Independents members who said senior officers on more than A 100,000 would receive a salary rise greater than some people earn in a month. Thurrock Independents Councillor Jack Duffin, for Stanford East and Corringham Town, asked fellow members: "Why is this even on an agenda when I have no say on it? Why are staff earning A 100,000 a year getting a 2 per cent pay rise to staff? "So many of our residents are struggling and aren't getting a pay rise.

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  16. Council to sell off 'vast amounts' of land for housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Councillors unanimously agreed to back a plan for 1,000 new homes on Wednesdaya but they insisted it could be even more. Homes will be developed on a raft of council-owned brownfield sites by the council's development unit.

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  17. Clubs' facing uphill battle as they fight the elementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Thurrock Gazette

    Heading into the final two months of the season, local clubs still have plenty of football to play, although it is looking increasingly unlikely that this weekend's fixtures will be played. The groundstaff at non-league clubs often have one of the most unenviable tasks, with water and snow the scourge of many volunteers.

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  18. Jailed - the Jay Boys gang were all jailed after an Operation Raptor investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Braintree and Witham Times

    DRUG dealers and criminals involved in gang crime were locked up for a total of 336 years last year by specialist police officers. Essex Police 's Operation Raptor teams arrested 668 people suspected of being involved in drug and gang-related crime and seized drugs including heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis with a street value of A 684,530.

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  19. Essex under-16s fall short against LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Ilford Recorder

    Essex Under 16s finished their South East Counties Championship with a 2-3 defeat to London, but they enjoyed an entertaining contest at Aveley FC's Parkside home. London led through Tafari Jalil despite an even first half, but Essex levelled after the break thanks to Tayeeb Elegushi.

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  20. Travellers occupying area in Kenningtons ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Thurrock Gazette

    Thurrock Council leader, Rob Gledhill, believes that the travellers are from the same group that had originally been at Aveley Recreational Ground, but were given a deadline to move on by today. He is now hoping that they can be moved on today and is calling for the police to use their powers to make this happen.

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