News releases issued by Thurrock Council's Corporate Communications department.
Foster parents do what must be the most undervalued job in the world - helping young people battle through the horrors of a disrupted life and providing love and understanding where it is missing.
Thurrock Council is asking local people to join the national campaign marking this year's foster care fortnight...
[Read More - Get in the fostering frame]
Thurrock Council has launched two public consultations into the future of home-to-school transport for the borough's young people.
They are the School Transport Consultation (for ages eight to 11) which runs until 2 July, and the School Transport Consultation (for post-16) which will close a little earlier on 18 June.
[Read More - School transport consultations]
A number of events are being held next week to mark Dementia Awareness Week (19 to 25 May).
With one in 14 people over the age of 65 and one in six over 80 suffering a form of dementia now and a predicted increase of nearly a quarter in Thurrock by...
[Read More - Increasing dementia awareness]
National Walk to School Week starts on Monday (20 May) will sees all 40 infant junior and primary schools in Thurrock encouraging their pupils to walk and ride bikes to school.
Thurrock Council's transport portfolio holder Cllr Andy Smith, said: "It's well known that walking is key in fighting childhood obesity,...
[Read More - Walking to school]
Thurrock Council's Leader has thanked the hundreds of people who have taken part in online and paper polls about future river crossings in the borough.
As the government's consultation on a new Thames crossing in Thurrock approaches, Cllr John Kent said: "Over 800 people have had their say and there's one...
[Read More - Prepare for crossing consultation]