News in Thurrock

THE force was certainly with a Thurrock frontline care worker on Monday thanks to a surprise 60th birthday visit arranged by borough councillor Qaisar Abbas.

Cllr Abbas has certainly been busy making sure local people get treated a bit special on their birthdays despite lockdown and his latest target was Beryl Jones, a Grays resident currently living in Dagenham where she is looking after her partner.

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THUROCK had just three new cases of coronavirus reported in the latest round of figures released by Public Health England, taking the borough tally to 292, while for a fourth day running the total number of local Covid-19-related deaths has remained static, at 51.

The numbers across the borough are:

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BOROUGH residents have told Thurrock Nub News they are 'tearing their hair out' in frustration after a local landmark has once again been subject to 'industrial scale degradation' in what they claim is a clear breach of planning regulations.

The site in question is Biggin Lane between Tilbury and Chadwell St Mary where historic sandy cliffs overlook the Tilbury floodplain.

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AN all-girls school in Grays has put in a planning application to build an extension that will include an expanded science laboratory and inclusion room.

The plans were submitted to Thurrock Council by the Grays Convent High School off College Avenue and they outline how the extension will be added to the rear of the school and will help to expand an existing science lab.

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