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Local residents are “fighting for Chafford” after signing a petition to oppose plans to build a seven-storey development of flats in Howard Road.

Local residents are “fighting for Chafford” after signing a petition to oppose plans to build a seven-storey development of flats in Howard Road.

Chafford Hundred’s very own superstar Louisa Johnson surprised local residents when she arrived home for a visit with her mentor, Rita Ora, after making it into the X Factor finals.

Health enthusiast Trevor Rawson is helping local people get fit and leading by example by running 100 miles in 10 days.

Scores of Chafford Hundred residents set off on a 10-mile walk around Chafford Hundred and South Stifford as part of Thurrock 100, the new community walking festival which built on the success of last year’s Beat the Street.

Chafford Hundred Community Church’s Knit ‘n’ Natter group have organised a fundraising family day for a father-of-one who lost the majority of his limbs after contracting a common cold.

There’s no need for the children to be bored this summer as Chafford Gorges Nature Park has scores of events to keep little ones engaged during the holidays.

Warren Primary School pupils got the chance to meet professional footballer Carlton Cole on a visit to Upton Park.

A popular choir’s youngest member is becoming a local star.

The Harris Academy Primary has welcomed two teachers from China to help pupils and staff raise standards in maths by using their world-class approach.

Chafford Hundred residents are being urged to step forward and volunteer to be traffic wardens in a bid to combat dangerous parking near schools.

Albert Gustis, 3rd Dan, is the founder and senior instructor of the Alfa Karate Shotokan club based in Harris Academy, Chafford Hundred.

Two Chafford Hundred mums have set up a support group for families and carers in the area who look after children or adults with special needs.

Good fortune, health, wealth and prosperity will be on the menu at the Oriental Pan Asian restaurant in Fleming Road, when the restaurant celebrates the Chinese New Year on February 22.

Thurrock Council has promised to introduce measures to decrease morning traffic when the new Harris Academy primary school opens in Mayflower Road.

MMore than 82 per cent of pupils in Chafford Hundred are reaching the expected Level 4 in reading, writing and maths in their final year at primary school.

Thurrock Football Club, described as a ‘sleeping giant’ by its new commercial manager, Simon Dent, is looking to raise its profile and get more local people through its turn styles.

Messy bugs create art

Monday, January 12, 2015

Pre-schoolers get messy at Chafford Gorges Visitor Centre, with lots of craft, paint, water, sand, and bubbles.

A man found dead at Grays on Tuesday has been formally identified as Bradley Arthur who had been reported missing from his home at Chafford Hundred.

Children and staff at Chafford Hundred Pre-School Playgroup have been celebrating their successes as a recent Ofsted inspection found the school to be outstanding in its contribution to the well-being of its children.

Police searching for missing Chafford Hundred man Bradley Arthur have recovered a body in Grays.

Residents of Chafford Hundred and beyond have come together in the search for missing Bradley Arthur.

Chafford Hundred residents will be dusting off their vocal chords for the annual Carols on the Green on the corner of Felipe Road and Rainbow Road.

Father Christmas will know the names of all the babies at the Kiddycraft mother and child group, as mums made personalised Santa sacks for their little ones.

Christmas cheer rang round Warren Primary School at their Christmas Fayre.

A Chafford Hundred teacher has won an award for her outstanding contribution to education in Thurrock and two other local teachers were shortlisted out of hundreds of nominations.

There’s plenty for the whole family to enjoy on TV this Christmas as the channels compete with a bumper feast of festive delights to draw the viewers in. From a selection box of brand new programmes, to a stocking full of seasonal specials, we take a look at what’s on offer this Christmas on TV…

A donation of just £21.62 would buy one homeless person warmth, food and support this Christmas.

A Chafford Hundred Councillor is backing a campaign to increase religious tolerance in the borough through education in schools from primary level and beyond.

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