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IN a bid to boost the growth of small business in the borough, Thurrock Council is set to expand an existing business centre with 20 new units.

The scheme is not new, but challenging building conditions including clearing contaminated land from its previous use as rail sidings; and elevated methane gas levels, asbestos dusting and proximity to flood risk areas, meant the pject was put on hold.

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Carlito Hall

A MAN who used to live in Tilbury and has previously been named as a member of the notorious C17 gang has been released on bail after his latest court appearance.

Prior to him being arrested and being taken before magistrates in Basildon, police had issued an appeal for the whereabouts of Carlito Hall, 20, now said to be of Lewis Avenue, Walthamstow.

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The news homes would be built behind this bungalow.

PLANNERS have agreed 'in principle' to a new development of eight homes in Stanford-le-Hope but have recommended refusal because of the impact it would have on some neighbouring properties and parking concerns.

At their next meeting on Thursday, 9 January, councillors on Thurrock Council's planning committee will hear details of the proposed scheme to develop the rear garden area at the bungalow 'Windy Ridge' at 251 Branksome Avenue and construct eight semi-detached dwellings there.

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DESPITE widespread opposition from residents and ward councillors, Thurrock Council planning officers are recommending approval for a controversial housing scheme in Grays.

As reported exclusively on Thurrock Nub News earlier this month (click on red button below) an application has been submitted to build eight two bedroom semi-detached homes on land adjacent to Curling Lane, Helleborine and Meesons Lane in Grays.

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School 'fire' was false alarm

By Neil Speight

30th Dec 2019 | Local News

FIREFIGHTERS have attended a call out at Giffards Primary School in Corringham late on Sunday evening but it was a false alarm.

Residents reported there was a small fire in an area near foundation year part of the school on Queen Elizabeth Drive but crews found no sign.

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