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Hilltop nursery aerial view

Article by Matthew Critchell: Major plans to create a Tropical Wings style zoo at a garden centre have been thrown out by council bosses.

Deliveroo riders and drivers

Deliveroo, the UK’s leading food delivery company , is on the look-out for delivery drivers and riders in Billericay, where the service is due to launch later next month.

Quilters Infant School pupils decorate Meadow Lodge with Easter banners.

Article by Churchill Retirement Living: Pupils at Quilters Infant School created Easter decorations for residents at Meadow Lodge.

Golf ball

Article by Matthew Critchell: A former high street store is set to be converted into a crazy golf course and escape room - dubbed a “very significant investment.”

Article by Chloe Rose: A Covid survivor has shared how he spent two weeks “knocking on heaven's doors” as he battled the deadly virus in hospital.

Judges gavel

Article by Mick Ferris: A man who indecently assaulted two children has been jailed for nine years.

Alex and her mum Paula with the Mayor of Basildon, Councillor David Burton-Sampson, at the opening of the shop. (Credit: Bob Braine)

Article by Hannah Brown: Alex D'Urso opened the Sustainability Store to help people reduce their plastic waste, but has spent more time working under lockdown restrictions than out of them.

Hilltop Nursery in Ramsden Heath aerial photograph

Article by Hannah Brown: Plans have been revealed to transform part of an Essex garden centre into a small zoo.

Candle

Article by Pape Gueye: Firefighters are warning residents to take precautions with open flames after a candle was responsible for setting a house alight.

Cup of coffee

Article by Ian Payne: In an attempt to help tackle loneliness and isolation among older people, Dame Esther Rantzen DBE and Churchill Retirement Living are holding a series of virtual 'Catch Up Over Coffee' events.

New Chantry Centre building in Billericay

The Chantry Centre, a new £1.9 million Community Hub for Billericay and home of Billericay Town Council, has been unveiled and praised as an “exciting and innovative” community focal point to help residents and local clubs return to normal life following lockdown.

i Due Barili Billericay- Credit: Google

Article by Hannah Brown: A new Lebanese restaurant is planned to open in Billericay, after councillors approved its licence application following objections over noise concerns.