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Zumba logo

Billericay resident, Sue Reader is helping local people get fit and active with regular Zumba Fitness classes for both adults and children.

Available locally at both Agila Gym Studio and Stock Village Hall the Zumba Fitness classes are a fun way of keeping fit by fusing hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program.

Essex Police logo

Police across Billericay and Wickford are continuing their drive to help young people find things to do to divert them away from anti-social behaviour.

Recently, Pc Dave Southgate, neighbourhood constable for Billericay West ward, and his colleagues have been offering football training sessions to youngsters in a number of places in the area, including Hannakins Farm Communtiy Centre.

Skirmish paintball Billericay

The 1st Annual Skirmish Cup is to be rolled out on Saturday, 23 July 2011, arrival of 9.00am. The games end at 4.30pm and there will be a players party with BBQ and Karaoke after.

National Trademan Award - Screwfix

From over 3,000 entries, local Billericay plumber Paul Martin has been named as a finalist in a national competition organised by trade retailer Screwfix – and is now battling it out with nine other finalists from across the country to take home the national title and a brand new van.

Paul, 35 from Outwood Common Road, Billericay, has become renowned among his customers for delivering superior service and using only the best quality parts.  Paul insists on using only a few brands of boilers so his customers are getting products which he knows to be reliable and durable.

Sun corner vandalism

Local ward Councillors have expressed their disappointment after a children’s roundabout in a popular play area in Billericay was vandalised over the weekend.

The incident occurred at Sun Corner play area, Billericay, sometime during Friday night/Saturday morning (20/21 May). The roundabout in the much used play area was removed from the fittings in the ground and will now have to be repaired at a cost to the Council tax payer.

Billericay School Farm signage

Local housing developer has been accused of trying to sneak extra homes on to the Billericay School Farm site.

Campaigners from Save Our Spaces Billericay are angry Banner Homes submitted a planning application to build a further 19 homes on the former Billericay School Farm, in Noak Hill Road after already being turned down for the initial 70 home site. Banner Homes bought the 1.7 hectare site for £5.5 million with the initial 70 home application being turned down by Basildon Council.

LA Fitness Logo

LA Fitness in Billericay was unexpectidly closed on Thursday 28th April due to a fire breaking out in the building. An update from the club has been posted on their facebook.

Green Tees Billericay

A local councillor is backing calls by police to clamp down on an indoor golf centre, Green Tees in Billericay which doubles up as a late-night bar that has had a number of incidents since it's opening in 2009.

Phil Turner wants to see Green Tees have its licence restricted following a string of complaints about punch-ups and antisocial behaviour at the site. It comes as police chiefs also called for a review of the venue’s licence, after it was revealed they were called to 15 incidents at the nightspot in the space of just 12 months.

Lake Meadows sign

The free to attend Play Rangers scheme run by Basildon Council returns to a park near you this Half Term.

The scheme which is open to children between the ages of 5 and 12 proved a huge success in 2010, with over 1600 children taking part in just 3 months.

And following the success of its Easter programme looks all set be even more popular in 2011.

Hoop Beer Festival

An annual event in Stock, just outside of Billericay plays host to over 150 real ales, over 50 ciders, plus a hog roast and BBQ. 

The Hoop Beer Festival is a well know local event and this year will run from Friday 27th of May to Saturday 4th of June 2011.

Running race

Oh, What's Occuring?

On Friday 27th May Richard Kell will set off on a Bank Holiday journey with a  difference. As a fan of the cult BBC TV show, Gavin And Stacey , Richard will recreate the 210 mile journey from Billericay to Barry Island , Wales travelled by the show’s leading characters.

But rather than sitting in queues of busy motorway  traffic, Richard will instead cover the distance on foot, running more than 50 miles a day before finishing on the beach at Barry Island on Bank Holiday Monday (30th May).

Garden fork

To be in with a chance of winning a free bag of compost, Basildon Council is encouraging residents to register their interest for a Compost Giveaway Prize Draw.

There have been two hugely popular compost giveaways in the past to show residents what becomes of their food and green waste recycling. This time, residents will need to register their interest and will be randomly selected and then invited to collect their two free bags of compost.