In Summer 2008 Thurrock Community Empowerment Network (TCEN) and Thurrock African Group (TAG) jointly undertook a peer to peer research project with the African community in Thurrock.

The research focused on the community’s perception of the local area, crime and safety, transport, health and community involvement, and related issues. TAG brought together twelve individuals from across Thurrock of varied ages,

TAG brought together twelve individuals from across Thurrock of varied ages, gender, and African heritage, who undertook training in market research and community consultation in a group training session. The research was successfully carried out during autumn 2008 with 248 questionnaires completed, containing

The research was successfully carried out during autumn 2008 with 248 questionnaires completed, containing high-quality results.

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