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"We ought to be thoroughly ashamed of ourselves as landlords" - damning indictment of Thurrock Council over damp and mould from councillors at housing meeting

Posted: 24.06.21 by The Editor Local News



THREE tower blocks in Blackshots could be pulled down after senior Thurrock Council officers conceded they were failing residents who are being affect...

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Grays land sale raised just a fraction over half million

Posted: 24.06.21 by The Editor Local News



THURROCK Council has confirmed that a significant piece of real estate suitable for housing development has been sold off for just £510,000. The p...

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Two more jailed for horrific fire attack

Posted: 24.06.21 by The Editor Local News



TWO more people have been jailed for their role in an horrific attempt to kill a man - for which a Grays man is already behind bars. The two men ha...

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Blue light cop driver who wasn't trained is sacked

Posted: 23.06.21 by The Editor Local News



AN Essex police officer has been sacked after being found guilty of abusing his position to drive police cars under blue lights when he was not traine...

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Campaign stepped up to increase number of people getting the jab

Posted: 23.06.21 by The Editor Local News



A new COVID-19 vaccination campaign has launched across Thurrock and wider South Essex encouraging uptake of the protective jab. The campaign incl...

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Inclusive family music festival set for borough in August

Posted: 23.06.21 by The Editor Local News



AN inclusive music festival is to be held in Thurrock at the Grangewaters centre later this year. ‘Tagfest’ is described as a one of a ...

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Another top honour for local primary school

Posted: 23.06.21 by The Editor Local News



STANFORD-le-Hope’s Arthur Bugler Primary School has added another top accolade to its growing list of awards honours. The primary is one of 1...

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Yet another consultation on Lower Thames Crossing

Posted: 23.06.21 by The Editor Local News



AFTER years of consultations and spending hundreds of thousands of pounds of public money, Highways England has announced yet another round of consult...

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Police probe into Grays death continues

Posted: 23.06.21 by The Editor Local News



DETECTIVES investigating the death of a woman in Grays are continuing their enquiries A statement says: "We had been called to an address i...

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Top councillors rubber stamp creation of local committee to combat extremism, radicalisation and terrorism

Posted: 22.06.21 by Christine Sexton - Local Democracy Reporting Service Local News



LEADING Thurrock councillors have thrown their weight behind a call for the borough council to create committee to combat extremism, radicalisation an...

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