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Helpers put hand prints on the bird box at Chafford Gorges

Big bird box may break world record

Chafford Gorges Nature Park is hoping to break a world record after building an enormous bird box.

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Liam Carson

One in a Hundred: Liam Carson on volunteering at Thurrock FC

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

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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.

Nursery pair new sponsors of youth football club

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.

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Perfect pets: Playful Alf will steal your socks

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

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Tree felling has begun at Grays Gorge

Tree felling begins at Chafford Gorges Nature Park

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.

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Chloe Fortis-Wells 10  and her brother Bailigh Fortis-Wells 6 making a pixie home at Chafford Hundred Gorge's Pixies and Fairies event.

Pictures: Children search for pixies and fairies at Chafford Gorges Nature Park

A group of Chafford Hundred children went on a mythical trip to find some secretive guests of the Chafford Gorges Nature Park.

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Rebecca Bell-Fisher, 9, at the Chafford Hundred Gorges family fishing event

Pictures: Youngsters learn how to fish at Chafford Gorges Nature Park

Budding anglers took to the Chafford Gorges Nature Park to learn the art of fishing at a family fishing event.

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Harris Academy principal Nicola Graham pictured with students

Harris Academy welcomes prospective students

The Harris Academy Chafford Hundred is opening up its doors to would-be pupils this September.

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The Chafford Hundred WI enjoying mussels in Bruges

Club news: Chafford Hundred WI

Patricia Henry from Chafford Hundred WI writes about Morris dancing and a recent trip to Bruges.

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Molly the cat. Photo sent in by owner Ross Maul

Perfect pets: Playful Molly loves company

Molly the cat takes a snooze in this cute photo sent in by her owners Ross and Katie Maul.

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Claire Voyle

One in a Hundred - Claire Voyle talks about her love of photography

Claire Voyle is a marketing assistant who recently launched a burgeoning photography business.

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The Chafford Hundred Running Group

Club news: Chafford Hundred Running Group

Vanessa Papworth writes about the latest news at the Chafford Hundred Running Group.

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Aishani Briar has her face painted by Jade Dowsett

Pictures: Harris Academy Summer Fete raises £5,000

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

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

Pictures: Dance displays, games and more at summer fete

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

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Chafford Hundred Magazine E-Edition View

Click here to read the Digital Edition of Chafford Hundred Magazine

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Olympic medal-winning swimmer Rebecca Adlington joined pupils from schools across the borough at Hornchurch Sport Centre in a Born to Move exercise class as part of a Legacy Games Day put on by gym Everyone Active and Havering Council

Romford Pictures: Olympic star Rebecca Adlington teams with Havering schoolchildren

Gold medal-winning swimmer Rebecca Adlington joined hundreds of schoolchildren to make an Olympic splash at an event in Hornchurch.

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Members of Studio One Artists Fred Praver, 82, Alec Tiffin, 85, Pauline Fynn, 68, and Maureen Heron, 70, at their exhibition at the Cafe Gallery in Queen's Theatre

Club News: Studio One Artists

Pauline Fynn talks about her group’s passion for painting and the theme of this year’s exhibition.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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