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New free support service for Unpaid Carers

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Unpaid carers across Essex are being offered free support with balancing their caring responsibilities and their search for work. Read more >>

Silk River - A living bridge between two countries

Friday, 22 December 2017

Artists from Thurrock have taken part “in one of the most important projects of the Year of UK/India Culture.” Read more >>

CCG mid and south Essex launch public consultation

Monday, 04 December 2017

The five clinical commission groups in mid and south Essex have launched a formal public consultation on outline plans for the future of health and care services. Read more >>

Local improvement for those living with Dementia

Friday, 10 November 2017

The Dementia Action Alliance is working to improve the lives of people living with dementia. Have your say on local improvements. Read more >>

Are you passionate about young people in Thurrock?

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

St Stephens Community Trust are currently looking for a youth worker to join their team in Purfleet. Read more >>

Silk River flies Thurrock flag at Trafalgar Square

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Last Sunday, colourful banners from Purfleet, Tilbury and East Tilbury, along with all the other Silk River scrolls, took a leading role in the Mayor of London’s annual Diwali celebration in Trafalgar Square. Read more >>

Nominate your community stars

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

The 13th Thurrock Civic Awards were launched last week at the council’s Cabinet meeting (11 October). The awards are a way of saying thank you to our local people and organisations who go above and beyond to make a positive difference to the borough. Read more >>

Stanford House Gardens

Friday, 15 September 2017

When I first moved to Stanford House, in March 2015, I vociferously lamented the loss of my beautiful gardens. Cliff, the undoubted driving force behind the many improvements to Stanford House over recent years, heard me. Read more >>

Lloyds pharmacy in Sainsbury’s

Friday, 15 September 2017

Due to the fire at Howard Road, Chafford Hundred, the Sainsbury’s supermarket’s pharmacy ‘Lloyds’ is only available to customers via the fire exit. Read more >>

Thurrock’s GiFT launch

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Thurrock’s business and voluntary sector representatives came together to celebrate the official launch of Thurrock CVS fundraising project Giving for Thurrock. Read more >>