Canon Brian O’Shea, parish priest of St Thomas of Canterbury at Grays, has set up a memorial in the church for the 39 Vietnamese who perished in a container lorry at Purfleet this month. May they rest in peace.
New Hall Nursery celebrated its official launch on Wednesday 9 October, with the Bishop of Brentwood, the Rt Rev. Alan Williams sm, visiting to bless the new building, take a tour of the facilities and to meet New Hall School’s newest pupils. The Nursery comes as a welcome addition to the School’s existing Preparatory and
The 'Year of the God who Speaks', inaugurated by Bishop Alan at Gidea Park, aims to encourage greater love of and familiarity with the Bible. Talks will be posted on the revamped What Good News website, adding to its rich archive.