Order to help dog owners keep cemeteries clean and peaceful

6 February 2023
Rules to encourage dog owners to make sure they pick up after their pets if they are walking them through the borough's cemeteries have come into force.
A new Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) means that owners of dogs who do not pick up after their pet or allow them off the leash in one of the borough's cemeteries can be issued with a £100 fixed penalty notice.

Leader praises police in tracking down car cruiser ringleader

15 July 2022
Thurrock Council Leader, Cllr Rob Gledhill, has hailed as a huge success the work carried out by Essex Police, Thurrock Community Policing Team, in tracking down one of the organisers behind car cruiser meets in Thurrock.
Officers were able to identify one of the owners of one of the larger car cruising Facebook pages. They then visited him and served him with a Community Protection Warning, which prevents him from: