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'No elderly person can go hungry if Thurrock Meals on Wheels service is ditched'

Thurrock Meals on Wheels: 'No elderly person can go hungry if service ditched' No elderly person can go hungry if a Meals on Wheels service is ditched in Thurrock, councillors have demanded. The council is considering axing the service and closing two day centres to save more than £500,000.

thurrockgazette.co.uk ,  11h 0
'No elderly person can go hungry if Thurrock Meals on Wheels service is ditched'

T100 Dreaming – bookings open for July walks

T100 Dreaming, Kinetika’s 2021 T100 festival got underway last week with the four newly devised walks taking place between 10-13 June, attracting new walkers and regular festival attendees alike. Over four days, walk leaders from diverse communities across Thurrock led walkers on routes around Grays, Tilbury, East Tilbury and Purfleet-on-Thames, where Kinetika has its design studio.

yourthurrock.com ,  1d 0
T100 Dreaming – bookings open for July walks

Essex woman left gasping for air on bathroom floor after rare disease

"It’s like the old me is locked inside" January 5, 2021 was the day that Lauren Briggs' life changed forever. In the early hours of that morning, the 25-year-old was found blue and gasping for air on her friend's bathroom floor.

essexlive.news ,  1d 149
Essex woman left gasping for air on bathroom floor after rare disease

Woman in her 80s is found dead in Essex house as woman in her 60s is arrested for murder

Murder investigation launched after woman found dead inside an Essex property Police rushed to reports of unresponsive woman in her 80s in Grays on Monday She was found dead at the scene and a woman in her 60s has been arrested A murder investigation has been launched after a woman in her 80s was found dead inside a property in Essex.

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Woman in her 80s is found dead in Essex house as woman in her 60s is arrested for murder

Live Grays murder investigation updates: Murder investigation launched after woman found dead in home

A 60-year-old woman, known to the victim, has been arrested on suspicion of murder Emergency services were called this evening (June 21) to reports that an elderly woman was unresponsive. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene in Lenmore Avenue, Grays, Thurrock, and a 60-year-old woman believed to have known the victim has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

essexlive.news ,  2d 10
Live Grays murder investigation updates: Murder investigation launched after woman found dead in home

Woman in her 80s is found dead at a house in Essex as cops arrest woman, 60s

POLICE are probing the suspected murder of an 80-year-old woman after she was found dead at a home in Essex today. A woman in her 60s was arrested on suspicion of murder after the grim find in Grays, Thurrock, this afternoon. Emergency services rushed to Lenmore Avenue in Grays shortly after 5pm following reports that an elderly woman was unresponsive.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  2d 4
Woman in her 80s is found dead at a house in Essex as cops arrest woman, 60s

Grays murder investigation: Woman, 80, found dead in home as police arrest suspect

A 60-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder A murder investigation has been launched after a woman, 80, was found dead inside a property in Essex. Emergency services, including Essex Police, rushed to Lenmore Avenue, Grays, Thurrock, shortly after 5pm this afternoon (June 21) following reports that an elderly woman was unresponsive.

essexlive.news ,  2d 1
Grays murder investigation: Woman, 80, found dead in home as police arrest suspect

Number of coronavirus cases in Essex rises to 148,075

The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Essex has increased to 148,075 according to latest figures. Public Health England figures show that 114,844 people in the Essex County Council area have now been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19. The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Thurrock has increased and official figures show the total is now 18,118.

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Number of coronavirus cases in Essex rises to 148,075

Number of coronavirus cases in Essex rises to 147,884

The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Essex has increased to 147,884 according to latest figures. Public Health England figures show that 114,747 people in the Essex County Council area have now been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19. The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Thurrock has increased and official figures show the total is now 18,109.

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Number of coronavirus cases in Essex rises to 147,884

A13 Thurrock traffic: A13 Orsett Cock roundabout to be shut all weekend causing long delays in lead up

The closure will be in place until Monday morning (June 21) The A13's weekend closures continue this weekend as long-term roadworks take place. The entire Orsett Cock roundabout near Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, will be closed all weekend long whilst works take place on the junction.

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A13 Thurrock traffic: A13 Orsett Cock roundabout to be shut all weekend causing long delays in lead up

These towns are officially the happiest places in Essex (and this is why)

The Essex towns among the happiest places in the UK The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has been monitoring levels of happiness throughout the Covid-19 pandemic The happiest places in the UK have been named - and one part of Essex made the top five. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has been monitoring levels of happiness throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

braintreeandwithamtimes.co.uk ,  4d 12
These towns are officially the happiest places in Essex (and this is why)

Number of coronavirus cases in Essex rises to 147,777

The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Essex has increased to 147,777 according to latest figures. Public Health England figures show that 114,665 people in the Essex County Council area have now been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19. The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Thurrock has increased and official figures show the total is now 18,094.

halsteadgazette.co.uk ,  5d 0
Number of coronavirus cases in Essex rises to 147,777

Essex house prices: Zoopla's most-viewed home in England on sale for just £175k in Essex

The one-bedroom flat has garnered a lot of attention. A one-bedroom flat in Thurrock is the most-viewed property on Zoopla in the whole of England. While million-pound houses appear in the top ten of Zoopla's list for 2021, this humble home also seems to be incredibly popular with prospective owners.

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Essex house prices: Zoopla's most-viewed home in England on sale for just £175k in Essex

Jailed Thurrock gang stole 130 vehicles worth £3m before shipping them abroad

Thurrock gang jailed for more than 35 years for stolen cars A GANG has been jailed for a total of more than 35 years after stealing more than 130 vehicles worth upwards of £3 million. The offenders stole the vehicles from around London and the Home Counties, before dismantling them and shipping the parts to Lithuania.

thurrockgazette.co.uk ,  5d 0
Jailed Thurrock gang stole 130 vehicles worth £3m before shipping them abroad

Influx of workers on Lower Thames Crossing could overwhelm Thurrock

COUNCILLORS fear Thurrock will be overwhelmed by construction workers if the Lower Thames Crossing goes ahead. The £6.8billion Highways England project to create two 2.5-mile tunnels under the Thames will connect Kent and Thurrock and provide an alternative route to the Dartford Crossing and Blackwall Tunnel. Chris Stratford, senior consultant advising Thurrock Council on the crossing, told councillors on Monday nine meetings have been held with Highways England on 58 measures which will mitigate the impact of the scheme on Thurrock.

yourthurrock.com ,  7d 3
Influx of workers on Lower Thames Crossing could overwhelm Thurrock

Thurrock set to celebrate Windrush Day

COMMUNITY events are being held across Thurrock this year to celebrate Windrush Day (22 June) – a day dedicated to recognising the contribution of the Windrush Generation and their descendants. On Tuesday 22 June, a pre-recorded video from Cllr Deb Huelin, Cabinet Member for Communities, will be shared on the council’s social media channels to mark Windrush Day.

yourthurrock.com ,  7d 0
Thurrock set to celebrate Windrush Day

A new District Commander for Thurrock has been announced

Essex Police: New District Commander for Thurrock A NEW District Commander for Thurrock has been announced. Chief Inspector Mark Barber has taken up the new post with one main mission - to make Thurrock, and Essex, a safer place. Chief Inspector Barber began his policing career as a police constable in Thurrock.

thurrockgazette.co.uk ,  8d 0
A new District Commander for Thurrock has been announced

Essex traffic and travel: Biker injured after hit-and-run crash near Lakeside Shopping Centre

The driver failed to stop at the scene A motorcyclist has been injured after a hit-and-run crash near Lakeside Shopping Centre. Emergency services rushed to the , Thurrock, at around 6.10pm on May 26, following reports that a car and motorbike had been in collision with each other.

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Essex traffic and travel: Biker injured after hit-and-run crash near Lakeside Shopping Centre