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Article by Christine Sexton: Billericay’s diverse history has been captured for posterity in an eye-catching, metal art installation in Billericay High Street.
Commissioned by Bennetts Funerals, the Heritage Tree has been installed on the outside wall of the company’s office, the Old School House, near the High Street and Stock Road crossroads, where it will act as a focal gateway to the town.
The Mill Meadows Society has received a National Lottery grant of £62,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project to create new trails within Mill Meadows Local Nature Reserve in Billericay.
Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project will help people to enjoy the wildlife and history of this special nature reserve.
Article by Gary Pearson: A frustrated property developer has vowed to appeal after his plans for to turn a dilapidated cottage into flats were turned down.
John Dawson had applied to build a two-storey extension and convert Elizabeth Cottage, in High Street, Billericay, into six two-bed and one one-bed apartments.
Article by Hsin-Yi Lo: Angry Conservative councillors have accused Basildon Council of using “sleazy” and “underhand” tactics by taking money away from Billericay and spending it on Wickford.
The regeneration and environment committee discussed the public improvement project to refresh the High Streets in Billericay, Wickford and Laindon at its latest meeting.
Article by Tommy Wathen: Richard suffers from possible PTSD and was living on the streets with nothing.
How many times have you walked down a high street in Essex and passed someone that is homeless?
Article by Clare Youell: If you're a fan of the bubbly stuff, this one is definitely for you.
Organisers of the Prosecco Festival in Essex have just announced that there are a few tickets left so fans of the bubbly should get in quick.
Article by Yellow Advertiser: Talented teenager Jason Edwards will get his first taste of senior speedway at Lakeside on Friday – and he’s in at the deep end!
Edwards, who turned 15 last month, has been handed a dream debut for the Vortex Hammers in their National League play-off semi-final 1st leg showdown with Belle Vue at the Arena Essex Raceway (8pm).
Article by Hsin-Yi Lo: Basildon Conservative councillors have accused the current administration of exacting political revenge on Billericay in their proposal to withdraw two investments in the town.
Under the previous Conservative administration, they allocated £150,000 in the 2016/17 budget for improvements to the Billericay swimming pool and £78,000 to remove bottle banks at South Green shops to replace them with car parking spaces.
Article by Sophie Finnegan: Fraser Simmonds' parents requested a new powered wheelchair so he could play with school friends as he started reception.
A "lonely" boy with a rare muscle-wasting condition is unable to join in with friends after the NHS refuse to fund a powered wheelchair for him.
Article by Tommy Wathen: Tamplin purchased the Ferraris and had them wrapped so Billericay Town fans could have a photo taken with them.
Billericay Town’s multimillionaire owner Glenn Tamplin has shown off his personalised supercar.
Article by Charles Thompson: A charity for elderly people has criticised an Essex Council plot to axe more than 80 per cent of Basildon’s mobile library services.
Age UK Essex said the planned cuts would have a ’disproportionate effect’ on the borough’s OAPs and warned that local elderly people could become more isolated as a result.
Article by Hsin-Yi Lo: Stronger security measures are being introduced to protect a skate park from being vandalised after it was repaired once more.
The skate park in Lake Meadows, Billericay, has always been a target of vandalism.
- New metal tree sculpture is unveiled in Billericay
- Mill Meadows Society wins National Lottery support for new Trail
- Plans for flats at Elizabeth Cottage thrown out
- Billericay Town owner Glenn Tamplin saved this father and ex-RAF engineer from homelessness and unemployment
- Billericay losses £250k refurb budget to Wickford