News releases issued by Thurrock Council's Corporate Communications department.
The first residents move in to a new type of housing this week (26 June), geared towards helping older people remain independent for as long as possible.
Elizabeth Gardens in Long Lane, Grays, has 18 one-bedroom and 47 two-bedroom apartments. It has a restaurant, hair and beauty salon, laundry, activity...
[Read More - Elizabeth Gardens opens]
Thurrock Council is inviting top officials, ministers and councillors to the borough to discuss proposals for another Lower Thames Crossing.
The council's planning, transport and regeneration overview and scrutiny committee agreed the move and the special sitting of the committee will be on Monday, 1 July.
Open to the public throughout, the...
[Read More - Committee to probe crossing ideas]
Three Thurrock school caters picked up awards at the annual Havering and Thurrock Catering Services celebration night (Friday 7 June).
The event - at Redden Court School in Harold Wood - saw awards for service excellence go to Lansdowne Academy, Ormiston Park Academy, and Bulphan Church of England Primary.
The awards were...
[Read More - School catering efforts rewarded]
Thurrock Council's Leader and new education portfolio holder has launched his plan to visit every school in the borough over the coming months.
On Monday (17 June) , Cllr John Kent visited Thameside Primary in Manor Road, Grays with director of children's services Carmel Littleton.
They were met by head teacher Christina...
[Read More - Chief launches school visit plan]
Young people have an undeserved bad name for causing problems, anti-social behaviour and litter dropping.
It is not true and the vast majority of young people are not only well behaved, they work hard for the community in a positive way.
Last week, for example, students from The Gateway Academy got litter...
[Read More - Litter-picking good students]