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Two years after call for improvements, children are still going missing from council's care list

Posted: 08.06.21 by Christine Sexton - Local Democracy Reporting Service Local News



THE problem of children supposed to be being cared for by Thurrock Council - but who have gone missing - continues to an area of concern. In 2019 [...

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Rising concern over youth gang crime in Thurrock

Posted: 08.06.21 by Christine Sexton - Local Democracy Reporting Service Local News



GANG-related knife crime is on the increase in Thurrock, a senior leader of the borough's youth offending service has told councillors. In her ...

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Call goes out for help to keep young people involved and active through Scouting

Posted: 08.06.21 by The Editor Local News



A CALL has gone out for people to step forward and help young people across the region who are members of the Scouting movement. Restrictions cause...

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Tilbury set to switch constituencies

Posted: 08.06.21 by The Editor Local News



PLANNED changed to constituency boundaries could see Tilbury moved into the South Basildon and East Thurrock ward. The Boundary Commission for Engl...

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Celebration as housing developers withdraw green belt scheme

Posted: 08.06.21 by The Editor Local News



PLANS for a controversial housing development have been withdrawn just four days before they were due to be considered by Thurrock Council's plann...

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46 is the magic number as charity calls on communities to support children's hospice

Posted: 08.06.21 by The Editor Local News



A CALL has gone out to the communities across south Essex served by the Little Havens Children's Hospice. The charity behind the hospice is cal...

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Commissioner praises work of Neighbourhood Watch teams

Posted: 07.06.21 by The Editor Local Features



THIS week is National Neighbourhood Watch Week and the county's Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Roger Hirst, has praised to all its membe...

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Another week - another animal rescue by firefighters in Thurrock!

Posted: 07.06.21 by The Editor Local News



TWO Alsatian dogs were rescued by firefighters after they became trapped in a ditch in the early hours of this morning (Monday, 7 June). A crew fr...

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Grays Athletic turns focus on youth section with new website

Posted: 07.06.21 by The Editor Local Sport



GRAYS Athletic FC has launched a new website dedicated to its youth teams. The new website will be solely focused n the club's growing yout...

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Commemorations and celebrations at Tilbury for Windrush Day

Posted: 07.06.21 by The Editor Local News



THE annual Windrush Day will be celebrated in Tilbury later this month – subject, of course, to a lifting of Covid-19 restrictions. Windrush ...

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