Thurrock Local News

Updated: Explosion at Port of Tilbury grain silo. No reported injuries as firefighters take control and make site safe.

Posted: 03.07.20 by The Editor Local News



A MAJOR explosion has been reported in the grain silos at the Port of Tilbury - close to the Grays foreshore. The explosion happened at around 9.55...

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Community park moves closer to getting fully back in business

Posted: 03.07.20 by The Editor Local News



OF all the many community groups in Thurrock few are as active in their neighbourhood as the Friends of Hardie Park in Stanford-le-Hope who are gettin...

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Weekend closure at Orsett Cock roundabout

Posted: 03.07.20 by The Editor Local News



A SECTION of the A13 beneath the Orsett Cock roundabout will be closed this weekend to enable the next phase of works to be completed safely. The c...

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Farewell to Grays' iconic play ship

Posted: 03.07.20 by The Editor Local News



GRAYs is getting geared up to say farewell to an iconic galleon after it proved impossible to save it for future generations. The galleon play equi...

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Covid-19 figures fall ahead of Saturday reopening

Posted: 03.07.20 by Piers Meyler - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



COVID- 19 Infection rates across the region in Thurrock have dropped by more than 40 per cent in a week. That reflects a similar situation across w...

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Three due in court after being charged with South Ockendon murder bid

Posted: 03.07.20 by The Editor Local News



THREE men have been charged with the attempted murder of a man in South Ockendon and will appear in court today (Friday, 3 July). Officers responde...

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Opposition get chance to quiz council over £1 billion borrowing at extraordinary meeting

Posted: 03.07.20 by The Editor Local News



OPPOSITION councillors on Thurrock Council have been successful in demanding an extraordinary meeting of the council to debate it huge borrowing progr...

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Hardie Park helps key workers get back on their bikes

Posted: 02.07.20 by Denise Mayell Local News



KEY workers in the Stanford-le-Hope area who are on the front-line saving lives in the fight against coronavirus can benefit from free services for th...

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Police call for personal responsibility as 'Super Saturday' approaches

Posted: 01.07.20 by The Editor Local News



POLICE officers across the county have been working with licensing colleagues in the run up to pubs and restaurants reopening on Saturday and have war...

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Borough organisations and artists boosts by emergency Arts Council Covid cash

Posted: 01.07.20 by The Editor Local News



THIRTEEN individuals and organisations in Thurrock have shared more than £100,000 in grants from the Arts Council's Covid-19 emergency r...

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