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If you see Martina Dennis in her black and pink ‘cupcake wagon’ driving around Chafford Hundred then give her a wave, as her company looks set to be the next big thing in the baking business.

Veena Virahsammy

Mum-of-one Veena Virahsammy, of Mayflower Road, Chafford Hundred, is a film maker, radio and TV presenter and media industry blogger.

Santa at Chafford Gorges last year

Father Christmas is heading to Chafford Hundred Gorges this December.

Liam Carson

Liam Carson, 17, of Ark Avenue, Chafford Hundred, volunteers in the press department at Thurrock FC, while also studying A-levels

Thurrock Youth Football Club. Back Row: (From left to right)
Danny Cerda (coach), Dylan Jura, Timmy Ogunjinrin, Temi Carew, Joshua Birthwright, Danny Clarke, Teddy Cerda.
Front Row: Trent Lubya, Sonny Cerda, Charlie Monkhouse, William Ladepo, Frankie Thompson.

Business partners, Leah Clarke and Sarah Hawkins from Chafford Hundred are proud their business Barney Bears Nurseries, is the new sponsor of Thurrock Youth Football Club.


The rather adorable Alf lives in Edmund Road, Chafford Hundred and is owned by John and Kerry Huckstepp.

Tree felling has begun at Grays Gorge

A large tree felling operation began at Chafford Gorges this week as part of the nature reserve’s plan to return half of Grays Gorge to natural grassland.

Aishani Briar has her face painted by Jade Dowsett

The sun was out as pupils at Harris Primary Academy enjoyed the school’s annual fete.

Maggie Potts, 19 months, at the Petite's Party hire section.

Warren Primary School had a great turnout for its annual summer fete.

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John Cantlie features in the new IS video, in which he talks about a recent failed military attack.

From Britain First’s Facebook posts, you would assume they’d won the Rochester by-election. They didn’t, but they’re claiming it anyway.

At 100 years old, this was Ruby Holt’s first visit to the beach – and the first time she saw the ocean.