Thurrock, England Newswire (Page 9)

Thurrock, England Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Thurrock, England. (Page 9)

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  1. Kind-hearted teenager wins award for charity fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    Courtney Lee-Collins, 17, from Aveley, won the Pride of Essex Inspirational Youth 2016 Award and was given a cheque for A 1,000. Courtney, a sixth-form student who studies A-Levels in law, psychology and English literature at The Ockendon Academy, is a regular donor to the children's wards at Basildon Hospital and visit young patients there dressed as Anna from Disney's Frozen.

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  2. Wildlife club over as membership slumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A WILDLIFE club which has served south Essex nature enthusiasts for more than 50 years will fold, a leading member has announced. Stephen Ireland, 55, vice-chairman of the Thurrock Wildlife Society, explained the club, which had 350 members in its heyday, has come to an end.

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  3. 450,000 euros misspent on Ukip poll campaigns, says EU auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    A Ukip-dominated group in the European Parliament misused around half a million euros of EU funding in a bid to help the party win Westminster seats in last year's general election and boost its Brexit campaign, according to a leaked audit. The external audit, obtained by Sky News, said spending on polling in key target seats and ahead of the EU referendum broke rules which say the money must be spent on European Parliament business and not on domestic campaigns.

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  4. Winners of this years Thurrock Education Awards celebrate after receiving their awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    Winners at the Thurrock Education Awards enjoyed the annual event in style at The Backstage Centre, High House Production Park, Vellacott Close, Purfleet on Friday November 18. Penny Johnson, who won the Headteacher of the Year, Secondary School Year award from Grays Convent School, Grays said the award is for the whole school. "The students, staff and governors have worked so hard to make sure we live up to our school's motto, 'Inspiring ambition; achieving excellence'.

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  5. State-of-the-art PET-CT scanner which is lying idle at Southend HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A LIFESAVING A 2.5million cancer scanner which has stood idle for two years because of a dispute over where it should be based is finally being switched on. The Echo has campaigned to get the new PET-CT scanner - which uses dye to locate cancer - working since it was installed at Southend Hospital by a private company in 2014.

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  6. Ukip investigated by Electoral Commission over party funding claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    The European Parliament Bureau has already ruled the grouping Ukip belongs to, the Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe , will have to repay 172,655 euro , and will no longer be given a grant of 248,345 euro previously allocated to it after finding it misused EU funding. The Electoral Commission has now opened its own investigation into whether Ukip accepted "impermissible donations" from the ADDE and its affiliated foundation, the Initiative for Direct Democracy in Europe .

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  7. Late Poole penalty enough for Thurrock at rivals AveleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    Fleet had been seen off by Brightlingsea Regent on Saturday, as a solitary goal saw them beaten at Ship Lane. But they responded in strong fashion, with a late, albeit controversial, penalty enough for Mark Stimson's men to climb back into the play-off places .

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  8. Ukip faces probe over claims it wrongly used a 500k of EU cash to campaign for BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Ukip faces a probe by the elections watchdog over claims it wrongly used 500,000 of European Parliament cash to campaign for Brexit Auditors claimed the Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe spent almost 500,000 on Ukip's election and referendum campaigns The investigation comes after a European Parliament group dominated by the party was found to have mis-spent hundreds of thousands of euros. The Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe was last night ordered by Brussels officials to repay 172,655 spent on Ukip's campaigns.

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  9. Swifts sink Witham and Regent take advantage of Maldon slip-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Halstead Gazette

    HEYBRIDGE SWIFTS stretched their unbeaten run to four games after a hard-earned 3-1 victory against neighbours WITHAM TOWN. Jody Brown's men went into the game in high spirits, buoyed by three straight clean sheets, and showed character to come from behind after Alex Anderson opened the scoring for Witham.

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  10. Drivers are warned of a range of roadworks across the M25Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. Officials assure drivers that all the improvement work is being carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

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  11. Annual Education Awards celebrate the greatest educational centres in ThurrockRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    FINALISTS and guests packed into the Backstage Centre, High House Production Park tonight to celebrate the winners of the third annual Thurrock Education Awards 2016. More than 400 entries were submitted from young people, parents and colleagues and the winners came from all over Thurrock.

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  12. Coventry: East Thurrock are well prepared for St Albans' attacking threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    Maidenhead, Ebbsfleet, Dartford and Hampton & Richmond Borough have failed to win at the FutureFuel Stadium this season, and John Coventry wants to add second-placed St Albans City to that list. The Hertfordshire side have scored five goals in three of their last five league matches as well as keeping clean sheets in each of their last three league clashes.

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  13. Essex boys edged out by Kent rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Ilford Recorder

    Essex Under-16s were narrowly defeated in their second South East Counties Championship fixture of the season, despite a second-half rally at Corinthian FC's Gay Dawn Farm. The visitors trailed 3-0 just three minutes into the second half, but it had been somewhat harsh on them as they had enjoyed good spells during the first half.

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  14. Van specialist helps Cerebral Palsy charity and schoolRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Caption: From left: Carole Day , Ildiko Toth , pupil Jacob Hope, Paull Mullinger and John Summerton from Basildon Studios YOUNGSTERS at a Thurrock-based charity have been boosted by generous partygoers, the efforts of a car specialist company and musicians. VW Down Under, Patricia Drive, Fobbing donated more than A 3,000 to Thurrock and District Cerebral Palsy Society's shop, in Lampits Hill, Corringham.

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  15. MPs and celebrities create single in memory of Jo CoxRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    Tracy Brabin MP joins other politicians and members of the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus to record a charity single for the Jo Cox Foundation at the Backstage Centre in Purfleet, Essex, the single, which will be released next year, to mark the launch of the Jo Cox Foundation - a charity raising funds for causes close to the late Batley and Spen MP. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

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  16. Ukip group accused of splurging for Westminster seats and boost its Brexit battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Ukip group is accused of wrongly splurging a 500,000 of EU cash to fight for Westminster seats and boost its Brexit battle Auditors have claimed the Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe spent almost 500,000 euros on Ukip's election and referendum campaigns A Ukip -dominated group in the European Parliament splurged around 500,000 euros of taxpayer cash to help the party fight Westminster seats and boost its Brexit campaign, according to a leaked audit. The audit said spending by the the Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe on polling broke rules which say the money must be spent only on European Parliament business and not on domestic campaigns.

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  17. Ukip leader Nigel Farage denies spending EU money on South Thanet general election campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Kent Online

    The leader of Ukip has denied the party spent EU money on polling surveys in the run up to and during the general election campaign in South Thanet. A leaked audit report from the EU has suggested the party had misspent 400,000 from a fund provided to the MEP group ADDE, which is dominated by Ukip.

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  18. 450,000 euros misspent on Ukip poll campaigns, says EU auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Sunday Herald

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  19. Driver nabbed by police for using red fuel in his vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Kent Online

    The fuel's tax is a lot cheaper than ordinary diesel, and is reserved for vehicles used in the construction and agricultural industries. Kent Police's roads unit tweeted to say the vehicle was found to be using red diesel, and the driver was dealt with by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs Fuel Testing Unit.

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  20. Huge pile of waste, which even includes a giant container, is dumped in road near a farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The rubbish has been left in Stifford Clays Road, Stifford Clays, and residents claim the rubbish has been there for a few weeks. Angry business owners have even been trying to clear the rubbish themselves in fear that their businesses will suffer from the road blockage.

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