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

We stay on top of local newspapers, websites, social media and more to stay as up to date as possible.

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Red pom poms

Article by Basildon Standard: Billericay Town Football Club owner Glenn Tamplin has made a dramatic U-turn after previously assuring the Echo that the team’s cheerleaders had not been sacked and would remain at the club.

Following reports from national newspapers that he had sacked the dancers, Mr Tamplin said that the Ricays, as they are known, would be ready to perform at the club’s pre-season friendly with a West Ham United XI tomorrow.

Ferrari parade - Billericay High Street

Article by Conor Gogarty: Hundreds gathered to watch a stream of jaw dropping Ferraris drive through Billericay High Street today.

110 privately owned cars travelled from a secret location on Saturday (July 22), through Billericay High Street this afternoon.

The Raj Indian Restaurant

Article by Piers Meyler: Two illegal immigrants are set to be deported from the UK after immigration officials carried out raids on Billericay High Street restaurants.

Two Bangladeshi men, aged 27 and 31, were arrested after Immigration Enforcement Officers carried raids at The Raj in Holly Court, off the High Street, at about 7.45pm on Thursday, July 20.


Get the popcorn ready!

Popular films including Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone and Guardians of Galaxy Vol 2 will be shown at outdoor cinemas this August in Billericay.

Dowsett Lane road closure

Article by Piers Meyler: The closure, since February, of the main route between Billericay and Chelmsford - used by hundreds people of people each day – has left residents of the small village of Ramsden Heath questioning why it has taken so long to fix.

Highway engineers closed Dowsett Lane in February for public safety reasons following the partial collapse of Tipplers Culvert.

Essex motor show festival of wheels

Article by Hannah Kane: Two petrolheads have ploughed £100,000 into a new family motoring show that will see cars worth at least £50m take centre stage at Barleylands in Billericay this summer.

The Festival of Wheels will include live entertainment and stunts from some of the industry's top performers and it is set to be the largest event of its kind in Essex.

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).

Check box

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.

Tick box

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.

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.

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.

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.