Thurrock Tributes

Tribute to much-missed Gabrielle Forster-Still

Posted: 24.09.20 by The Editor Tributes

TRIBUTES have been paid to a woman who made a tremendous contribution to the arts in Thurrock and helped many local children come into contact with mu...

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Loss of a Thurrock legend at school and on the rugby pitch - Tribute paid to Allan Jones

Posted: 08.09.20 by Ralph Henderson Tributes

THURROCK sporting and education communities are mourning the loss of one of the borough’s great characters. Allan Jones was a legendary teach...

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Commemorating the flying heroes who died in our borough - “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few”. Battle of Britain Day is next month.

Posted: 27.08.20 by Susan Yates Tributes

The latest in our occasional series of features by Thurrock Historial Society chair Susan Yates focuses on a time of commemoration. --------------...

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"John will be greatly missed" - tribute to popular and much-loved figure in Stanford-le-Hope community

Posted: 19.08.20 by The Editor Tributes

TRIBUTE has been paid to a much-loved and respected Stanford-le-Hope man with a love of sport and community who has died. John Green,93, was a vice...

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Many tributes to much respected borough sports coach and former head teacher

Posted: 13.08.20 by The Editor Tributes

MANY tributes have been paid to David Staines, a founder member and longstanding coach at Thurrock Harriers Athletics Club, who died on Tuesday. Mr...

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Chance for villagers to say final farewell to much-loved Hazel

Posted: 26.07.20 by The Editor Tributes

A VILLAGE community will get the chance this week to pay respects to a much-loved local resident. Hazel Swift passed away last weekend, just a few ...

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Tribute to a 'great man of Thurrock'

Posted: 18.07.20 by The Editor Tributes

ONE of Thurrock’s former MPs has paid a tribute to the life and contribution to Thurrock of former Mayor Barry Palmer, who died in the week. ...

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Tributes to former East Tilbury councillor and borough mayor from across the political divide

Posted: 16.07.20 by The Editor Tributes

TRIBUTES have been paid this evening to former long time Thurrock councillor and ex mayor Barry Palmer who has passed away. Mr Palmer first became ...

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Colleagues and friends pay tribute to Covid victim Neil

Posted: 07.07.20 by The Editor Tributes

FRIENDS and colleagues of South Essex paramedic Neil Ruch have produced a musical tribute to their colleague who lost his life after contracting Covid...

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Tribute to much-loved Ian

Posted: 03.06.20 by The Editor Tributes

MANY tributes have been paid to much-loved Ian Evans, who passed away this week after a battle with cancer, aged just 37. Ian was widely known thro...

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