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It is three years since the referendum.  It is time to get gone and move on.

So we leave the EU on 31st October, deal or no deal.  I know I have said this before.  That we have still not left is due to an unholy alliance between those who would cancel Brexit altogether and those from other political parties who would rather play politics than deliver on their promises.

The Buckles Lane site should never have been allowed to get to the size it is.

Perusing the Gazette last week an ad caught my eye for ‘nice clean mobile homes to let in South Ockendon’.  It is eight years since I first raised unauthorised development at Buckles Lane with Thurrock Council.  Since then more and more caravans have been added to the site.  All advertised quite

Jackie presents Thurrock Port Team with Hero Award

As Thurrock is the ports capital of the UK, making sure that unsafe items do not enter the country is a real challenge for the Ports team at Thurrock Council, but they have more than stepped up to the plate. 

After Brexit we can be more green, not less

I have received a large number of letters over recent months suggesting that leaving the EU would be bad for the Environment.  I have responded by saying that post Brexit we can be more green, not less so.