Thurrock Local News

Campaigners' delight as homes consultation on open space site is scrapped

Posted: 26.02.20 by The Editor Local News



CAMPAIGNING residents clapped and cheered from the public gallery as a leading councillor announced he was removing plans for new homes on an open spa...

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Call for action on community's damaged verges

Posted: 26.02.20 by The Editor Local News



A PETITION calling on Thurrock Council to repair damaged verges and install preventative parking barriers was put to the authority this evening. It...

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Council borrowing could go up to £2 billion as strategy wins approval

Posted: 26.02.20 by The Editor Local News



COUNCILLORS have voted through a proposal to take Thurrock Council’s borrowing potential to more than £2 billion pounds within two years. ...

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“The community spirit and cohesion would be broken by this scheme". Orsett councillor hands in petition calling for development discussion in village to be scrapped

Posted: 26.02.20 by The Editor Local News



A LEADING Thurrock councillor has handed in a petition calling on the borough council to scrap consideration of a controversial housing development in...

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Thurrock man used identities of dead children to try and escape driving penalties

Posted: 26.02.20 by The Editor Local News



A MAN from Thurrock who used the identities of two dead children in an attempt to avoid traffic offences has been jailed. Vehicles registered to Ch...

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Jobs safe at local Tesco stores after company cuts back on bakeries

Posted: 26.02.20 by The Editor Local News



SHOPPERS and staff who at a major Tesco store in Thurrock and a similar one at Pitsea just beyond the borough boundary, have been told they will not b...

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Boy, 12, and teenagers charged with racially aggravated assault

Posted: 26.02.20 by The Editor Local News



A TILBURY woman, three teenagers and a boy aged 12 will appear for trial at Southend Magistrates' Court on Thursday, 30 April after denying a seri...

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Friends of Aveley and Kenningtons Park Litter Pick Dates

Posted: 26.02.20 by Friends of Aveley and Kenningtons Parks Local News



Friends of Aveley and Kenningtons Parks are continuing with their efforts by releasing the next dates of their litter picks which will take place over...

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It all adds up for ‘amazing’ former Gateway student Bola

Posted: 26.02.20 by The Editor Local News



A TILBURY apprentice has become the first woman from social mobility charity, Leadership Through Sport and Business (LTSB), to qualify as a fully-fled...

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Jenny's head shave fundraiser will help people follow in her footsteps in battle with mental health issues

Posted: 26.02.20 by The Editor Local News



A WOMAN is planning to have her head shaved at a charity event to help the Mental Health Foundation as a way of acknowledging the support she has had ...

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