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Council services more accessible thanks to digital advances

26 July 2018
Residents are now able to access Thurrock Council services more quickly and easily than ever before thanks to its latest customer services improvements.
Cllr Gary Collins, portfolio holder for central services, praised the developments during his annual report at full council tonight.
Big improvements have been made to online services as part of the council's Digital and Customer Services strategies, while the customer area at the Civic Offices in Grays has also been refurbished, with a number of new self-service tablets installed.

Report highlights rise in standard of schools and GP surgeries

28 June 2018
Schools, the NHS and other partners have been praised by Thurrock Council following a successful year for education and healthcare in Thurrock.
Cllr James Halden, the council’s portfolio holder for education and health, congratulated everyone involved as he provided his annual report at the meeting of full council last night (27 June).
Among the accomplishments highlighted were:

Lower Thames Crossing Task Force welcomes new expert

31 October 2017
The recently formed Lower Thames Crossing Task Force met for the second time earlier this month (Monday 16 October) to hear from Highways England on their current survey work, and from a newly-employed air quality expert appointed by Thurrock Council.
Chair of the Task Force, Cllr Peter Smith said: "The group listened to four representatives from Highways England who gave an explanation of the current survey work taking place on this side of the river and in Kent.