It’s important to keep busy and engaged with life throughout lockdown. Being isolated, working from home, or on furlough has given everyone their own personal challenges. We’ve recently reposted helpful community information on our social media page to share some tips, information and offers of support.

Howgates will print any homeschooling paperwork for free during this lockdown – all you have to do is email what you would like printed, along with a contact name and telephone number and they’ll have it ready for collection. Send the email to: – located in King Street Stanford le Hope.

Thurrock Adult Education are offering a wide range of free courses and events mostly being delivered online. Search and book from the Find A Course link at

Thurrock Carers Service recently highlighted some Transport Options:  ‘If you need transport to a Thurrock Vaccination Hub, Transvol are offering transport for £2.00 from anywhere in Thurrock. As soon as you have booked your vaccine and know the date and time, call Transvol on 01375 391 444

Our community taking action and being pro-active in these difficult times is simply amazing. Well done all!