Thurrock Opinion

Peter Perrin's Thurrock blog: "A Word in Your Ear". Lambasting for councillor who seeks a new ward!

Posted: 12.01.21 by Peter Perrin Opinion

Local commentator on public offers Peter Perrin offers his personal view on why he is not impressed by a councillor's bid to win another stay i...

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Mr Perrin's blog:

Posted: 05.01.21 by Mr. Perrin's blog. Opinion

Thurrock resident Peter Perrin, a regular commentator on public affairs in the borough, writes an occasional blog for Thurrock Nub news and today r...

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Brexit got done – A Remainer’s reflection

Posted: 01.01.21 by Martin Kerin - Labour councillor for Grays Riverside ward Opinion

Thurrock Labour councillor and occasional commentator on Thurrock Nub News, Martin Kerin, makes a New Year's Day reflection on a new beginning[...

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Mico calls on us all to remember that caring matters

Posted: 25.12.20 by Mico Bienvenu Opinion

IT'S Christmas Day and the man behind a Christian Care Home in Thurrock has offered a message to the local community through Thurrock Nub N...

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The history of Christmas - a story long in the making

Posted: 23.12.20 by Susan Yates Opinion

Thurrock Hostory Society chair Susan yates concludes here year of occasional articles for Thurrock Nub news with a timely look back at Chruistmas.[...

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Health executives on an appointment merry-go-round as tiers of administration appear to grow

Posted: 23.12.20 by The Editor Opinion

Thurrock Nub News editor Neil Speight tries to get to grips with an increasingly multi-layered, geographically unaccountable and - quite frankly - ...

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The Ugly Spectre of Poverty, Destitution and Food Insecurity in the UK

Posted: 16.12.20 by Martin Kerin - Labour councillor for Grays Riverside ward Opinion

A personal opinion piece by Thurrock councillor Martin Kerin. Thurrock Nub News always welcome local thoughts, views and commentary on issues o...

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A mammoth tale: Bats, slave traders, tar pots and malevolent spirits mark the road down memory lane to Southend

Posted: 13.12.20 by Susan Yates Opinion

Local historian and chair of Thurrock History Society Susa Yates continues her recollections during the Covid guideline weeks recalling childhood t...

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The first airfield: The wonders we have on our doorstep!

Posted: 22.11.20 by Susan Yates Opinion

DO you remember in the good old days, when we were allowed to meet in each other’s houses and go round in groups as large as we liked? Well about a...

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Don't let lockdown get you down - history offers so much to keep your mind busy

Posted: 07.11.20 by Susan Yates Opinion

Susan Yates, chair of Thurrock Historical Society, reminds us in her latest article that history is all around us and imagination and memories can ...

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