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Cemeteries consultation launched

23 June 2022
Thurrock Council has launched a new consultation to help shape the future of the borough's cemeteries and ensure that they remain safe, peaceful and respectful places to visit and remember loved ones.
The consultation will help guide a review of cemetery regulations and the creation of an up-to-date cemeteries strategy.

Owner reunited with his ring thanks to Tim and team

1 June 2022
A grateful man has thanked Thurrock Council Cemeteries Operative Tim Stock after he found and returned his wedding ring which had fallen off when he was visiting the burial site of a loved one in Chadwell Cemetery.
After fruitlessly searching all around the memorial, the distraught man – who once lived in Thurrock but now lives in Southampton – thought that he had lost his wedding ring of 48 years for good. However, Tim scoured the area and was able to find the ring, get in touch with the man who was staying in a nearby hotel, and reunite them.