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House plan drawing

Articla by Lewis Berrill: Plans to build nine homes on Green Belt land in Billericay have been shot down by councillors who voted unanimously to reject the development.

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Friendly Communities Coordinator Mark Neville , United In Kind Coach Ali Perrott, Chair of the Billericay Dementia Action Alliance Maureen Lee, School Council Co-ordinator and Year 4 Teacher Suzi Murray – Children Elected School Councillors representing each class in the school.

Quilters Infant School and Quilters Junior School have both been awarded the Dementia Friendly Schools award from the Billericay Dementia Action Alliance, sponsored by Hallmark Care Homes and Anisha Grange Care Home.

George Liddard holding boxing belt

Article by Peter White: Having felt the full force of the Covid-19 pandemic, Billericay’s rising boxing star George Liddard is itching to make up for lost time and announce himself on the senior international stage.

Original skate park in Lake Meadows

Article by Toby Emes: Half a million pounds is set to be spent on a new skatepark in Billericay after the previous one was targeted by vandals, it has been revealed.

Empty classroom seats

Article by Chloe Rose: Many children have missed out on their last week of school for the year as figures reveal more than 2,700 pupils are currently self-isolating.

Lake Meadows park

Article by Toby Emes: Park wardens could be scrapped and replaced with street patrol officers instead as part of a review into the £35,000-a-month scheme.

Town Crier and Fun Walkers

The event organisers are delighted to announce that 80 organisations have now registered for the 2021 Virtual Fun Walk.

Basildon Mayor David Dadds pointing at pot hole

Article by Chloe Rose: A road is so full of potholes “it feels like it has rumble strips” says Basildon’s mayor, who has been battling for four months to get urgent repairs.

Parking spaces

Article by Toby Emes: A huge multi-storey car park will be built at Billericay train station, with spaces almost doubling for drivers.

Lake Meadows

Article by Ellis Whitehouse: Brave mums who stepped in to stop two boys from being threatened by a gang of 20 in a homophobic attack have been praised.

Billericay Train Station

Article by Poppie Webter: Two off-duty policemen were brutally attacked by a gang after they tried to break up a fight between two women.

Billericay Town site

Article by Mick Ferris: Basildon Council has agreed a £5000 increase to the yearly £20,000 grant to Basildon, Billericay and Wickford Council for Voluntary Service (BBWCVS) for the next three years.