Current Thurrock News
Shelter says if wages had risen in line with house price inflation, the ... - Thurrock Gazette
THE average annual salary of a Thurrock worker would be more than £50,000, if wages had risen at the same rate as house prices since 1997, research has found. Figures from the homeless charity Shelter show the huge disparity between the increase in ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:04:25 GMT
Thurrock is the envy of the county - Thurrock Gazette
A) Thurrock is a place unlike any other – it has some really stunning green spaces and properties, it's a catalyst for knowledge and opportunity, it's business-savy and it's a wonderful place to grow up. Q) How do you see the future panning out for the ...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:04:28 GMT
UPDATE: Families evacuated after arson attack in Grays car park - Thurrock Gazette
The attack is the fourth in six months in Little Thurrock. In October and December last year, car dealership Mini and Acy Exports, on the Globe Industrial Estate, in Towers Road, was targeted, destroying, 16 vehicles. The same dealership was attacked ...
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:06:05 GMT
Arson attack on cars in Little Thurrock - YOURTHUROCK
AN ARSON investigation has been launched after cars were set alight in an underground car park in Little Thurrock. The attack occurred at 1 am on Friday morning in Martello Close, Grays. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one jet and one ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:33:01 GMT
Stifford Clays community forum - YOURTHUROCK
The main speaker for the evening will be Jonathan Catton, curator of Thurrock museum, who will be giving a presentation on the WW1 and the effects it had on Thurrock. He will also be giving information on the events taking place commemorating the war ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:32:19 GMT
Drama Festival halted by organiser's illness - Thurrock Gazette
A POPULAR drama festival will not go ahead this year after its dedicated organiser fell ill. John Scowen, 59, of Wood View, Grays, a champion of the arts in Thurrock, was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in October. There is no cure for the ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:08:43 GMT
Over 1200 homes improved by Thurrock Council - YOURTHUROCK
THE ambitious operation to assess and – where necessary, upgrade – every council house in Thurrock is well underway. Work has been completed on around 1,200 homes, with surveys or renovations currently underway at another 250. Thurrock Council's ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:28:36 GMT
Memories wanted for Thurrock Tech exhibition - YOURTHUROCK
THE Thurrock Campus of South Essex College at Woodview will close its doors for the final time to students at the end of June. frith The former 'Thurrock Tech' site is moving to a brand new £45 million Thurrock Campus that will be opening its doors in ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 05:23:19 GMT