Thurrock News

Zac Efron gets plastic picking on the Thames as problem of pollution is highlighted on new TV series

Posted: 09.07.20 by The Editor Local News



AMERICAN actor and singer Zac Efron highlights the huge issue of the Thames' plastic waste problem as part of a new series on Netflix airing i...

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The folklore of Purfleet has a rich history of links with the Thames and more than one royal connection

Posted: 09.07.20 by Susan Yates Opinion



FOLLOWING last week's ceremony to official rename Purfleet as 'on-Thames' Thurock Nub News history writer Susan yates reflects on the t...

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Oakfield News: Crossing the Rubicon and returning 'home' again

Posted: 09.07.20 by Ralph Henderson Local Sport



"And Caesar crossed the Rubicon and burned his boats! " TODAY this phrase "crossing the Rubicon" refers to reaching...

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Police release CCTV picture of man wanted in connection with theft

Posted: 09.07.20 by The Editor Local News



POLICE have issued a CCTV picture of a man they are seeking in connection with a theft in Aveley. He is one of the suspects after tools were stolen...

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Dramatic night of recriminations, criticism and name-calling as council debates borrowing and ruling Tories ring the changes on scrutiny

Posted: 09.07.20 by The Editor Local News



ON a long night of bitter recrimination and rampant party politicking played out on a dysfunctional and badly performing video platform the already ta...

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Cost-saving school transport measures rejected by scrutiny committee

Posted: 08.07.20 by The Editor Local News



PLANS by Thurrock Council to implement cuts to grants helping children attend school were rejected by a scrutiny committee last night. As reported ...

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Apology and explanation for delayed bin collections in the borough

Posted: 08.07.20 by The Editor Local News



IN the wake of more delays in dustbin collection in the borough in recent days Thurrock council’s lead councillor for the environment has apolog...

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Thurrock residents asked to remember Muslim genocide

Posted: 08.07.20 by The Editor Local News



THURROCK Council’s communities portfolio holder has called on residents in the borough to reflect on the genocide that took place in Bosnia 25 y...

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New Thurrock council homes are now occupied

Posted: 08.07.20 by The Editor Local News



THURROCK Council has handed over the keys to 29 new council homes in Grays. Alma Court is an award-winning development that has transformed the for...

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Top councillor stands up and says council has to be held to account by independent review into children's services - including issues around death of a child

Posted: 07.07.20 by The Editor Local News



“We have to be transparent, we have to be accountable and we have to be truthful” A LEADING Thurrock councillor has pl...

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