We search the internet for the latest Billericay news and collate it here for quick and easy viewing. 

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Sgt Kayleigh Webster with some of the cannabis plants

Article by Richard Duggan: Officers from Essex Police have seized a whopping number of cannabis plants from a drug factory in Billericay.

Police bagged a total of 3,197 plants from a warehouse in Outwood Farm Road on Monday evening (June 12).

Billericay Town Football Club logo

Article by Tommy Wathen: Billericay Town have announced a number of new player and staff additions ahead of the 2017/18 Ryman Premier League season.

Multi-millionaire owner Glenn Tamplin has already turned the football club on its head since taking over back in December 2016 with stadium renovations and increased media publicity, but has now secured a number of additions to an already-talented playing squad.

Directors Ram Goyal and Avnish Goyal planting their commemorative tree at Anisha Grange

Residents and team members at Anisha Grange Care Home in Billericay welcomed their directors into the home with a party and planted a commemorative tree as part of care provider, Hallmark Care Homes’ 20th anniversary celebrations.

To mark their business milestone, Hallmark Care Homes’ directors Avnish Goyal and Ram Goyal pledged to visit all 15 of their businesses across England and South Wales in just four days.

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Election results for Basildon and Billericay have been published by Basildon Council with John Baron retaining his seat for the Conservative Party.

Read the results and view the breakdown of votes for each party.

Brightside Primary School

Article by Piers Meyler: A primary school in Billericay is set to increase its size by almost 50 per cent from around 450 places to 660.

Essex County Council wants to create 210 new places at Brightside Primary School, by building nine new classrooms, a food technology area, studio space and special educational needs rooms in a new block.

Speed camera

Article by Richard Duggan: A prolific speeder who asked a judge to spare him from a prison sentence so he could pay for his daughter's private school fees has been jailed.

Matthew Potter, 41, pleaded guilty to six counts of perverting the course of justice when he appeared before Basildon Crown Court for sentencing this morning (May 9).

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As the General Election looms on Thursday 8th June 2017, your votes counts more than ever!

To help with your decision making Essex Live compiled a list of all the candidates across Essex on their website. We've collated the candidates for Billericay.

Overhead wires being worked on

Article by Piers Meyler: Network Rail has been accused of interrupting the mid-week social lives of people living in Billericay, Wickford and Southend thanks to engineering works that will close the line earlier than usual between now and the end of the year.

Passengers living in towns between Shenfield and Southend will have to use a bus replacement service if they want to stay out late in London between Monday and Thursday, every week until December this year.

Child in the Park statue

Article by Mark Richardson: A beloved bronze statue stolen from a Billericay park almost three months ago was incredibly found in Brentwood on Friday.

The Child in the Park statue was stolen from Lake Meadows park on Valentines night, and up until last week most had given up hope of ever recovering it amid suspicions it had been melted down for money.

High Street view of plan

Article by Chloe Chapman: Plans to turn a listed High Street building into flats have resurfaced.

Ian Abrams Architects has revealed the plans for the Grade II listed offices opposite the Blue Boar pub, in Billericay, to be turned into three flats with car parking.

Alan Pollard and Carol Hann are not happy at the on-going disruption

Article by Piers Meyler: Homeowners in Billericay have hit out at Virgin Media, claiming that the company have 'damaged' the town.

The company has been busily installing miles of underground cable all across Billericay, but Carol Hann claims her road has been left looking "horrible", thanks to the on-going expansion plan.

Soap Box Racer

Article by Tommy Wathan: Thousands of people across Essex have been enjoying the Billericay Rotary Club's second annual Soapbox Derby event today (May 1).

The event, which sees some of Billericay's weirdest and most wonderful karts battling it out, is returning to the town for the second year running following a hugely successful debut last year.