Thurrock Tributes

Tributes to veteran who raised tens of thousands for RAF charity and was known and much-loved and respected across region

Posted: 24.01.21 by The Editor Tributes

TRIBUTE has been paid to RAF veteran Eddy Coull, 86, who is widely known across Thurrock for his work every year for the annual Wings appeal, followin...

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Farewell to a true Thurrock legend - Albert England. A hero, Chevalier and real family man

Posted: 17.01.21 by The Editor Tributes

THE death in the early hours of this morning (Sunday, 17 January) has been announced of one of Thurrock’s most respected war veterans – the much-l...

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Rocks report death of stalwart supporter Kenny

Posted: 05.01.21 by The Editor Tributes

EAST Thurrock United Football Club has paid tribute to one of its popular and long-serving supporters who has passed away. A statement on the club&...

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Wife, friends and colleagues at Grays Royal Mail depot pay tribute to popular and much-respected Mark Jeffryes

Posted: 01.01.21 by The Editor Tributes

THE wife of a much-loved and widely respected Thurrock postal worker who passed away on Wednesday (30 December) after testing positive for Covid-19 ju...

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Many, many tributes to Mark - a much-loved and respected man of East Tilbury

Posted: 22.12.20 by The Editor Tributes

MANY tributes have been paid to an East Tilbury man who has died. Mark Bullock, 54, was well known in the village - not least for his role as a del...

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Tributes and appreciation of the life and work of Thurrock artist Norman Coker who has passed away aged 93

Posted: 08.11.20 by The Editor Tributes

MANY tributes have been paid and commiserations expressed following the death of a borough artist whose work gained royal approval. Norman Coker ha...

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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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