Chafford Hundred News

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Patricia Henry from Chafford Hundred WI writes about a recent visit from a Chafford Gorges ranger.

Chafford Hundred Youth Football Club Under 9s and 11s

Steve Batemen, from Chafford Hundred Youth Football Club, rounds up the last few weeks.

The Chafford Hundred Community Church choir (pictured last year) will perform on December 21

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.

Sarah Collins preparing Christmas presents during a mother and baby craft group meeting in Thurrock (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

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.

Holly Page, four

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

Sheldon the hamster

Sheldon the hamster takes his health seriously it seems.

Award winner Lynda Pritchard, with Graham Farrant, Chief Executive, Thurrock council, and Carmel Littleton, Director of Children’s Services.

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.

Cllr Tunde Ojetola

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

Committee members hard at work planning a Macmillan Coffee Morning

Patricia Henry from the Chafford Hundred WI writes about a busy Autumn schedule full of fundraising and crafts

Members of the Chafford Hundred Running Group took part in the Purfleet 10K

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

JB Rose of Chafford Choir

Chafford Hundred is hoping to find the next big singing sensation in its very own X Factor-style competition.

Martina Dennis with her cupcakes. Picture: Arnaud Stephenson

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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