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Billericay Town COuncil sign special constable agreement

Article by The Echo: Billericay Town Council has become the first to formally sign an agreement with Essex Police to fund a Community Special Constable.

The move comes as part of Essex Police’s continued commitment to drive up the number of volunteer officers and keep policing local, visible and accessible.

Fire crew badge

Article by The Echo: Fire crews were called to the scene of a road accident after a car skidded on ice, mounted a pavement and landed on top of a gas regulator in a garden.

Moments book cover

Article by Abi Yates: A community have taken a tragedy and turned it into something positive by creating a collection of pictures and memories to raise awareness and funds for mental health.

A book called Moments was put together over the past few months after people on a Facebook discussion page asked for positive and happy thoughts for one day only.

BTFC logo

Article by Luke Lambert: Harry Wheeler says Glenn Tamplin will remain involved in the Billericay Town first team after the owner posted a cryptic message on social media.

The Billericay manager and owner said on his Twitter account that he would be coming off social media and ‘hand over lots of other things for three months’ due to stress.

Solar panels

Article by Charles Thomson: A solar farm will remain on green belt land in Billericay until 2046, after councillors approved a six-year extension.

Local Tory councillor Andrew Schrader, who voted against extending the planning permission, said he was ’absolutely furious’ about the decision.

Father Christmas on his Sleigh in Billericay

Article by Tommy Wathen: Christmas is coming! That means Christmas lights events, the famous Coca-Cola truck and of course Essex's Christmas santa sleigh tour.

Another thing to look forward to is when the various rotary clubs around Essex dust off their Santa Sleighs and head round the streets to meet the local residents.

Dan Pierce - Broken crucifix

Article by Emma Robinson: Thieves broke into a church and used a priceless gold crucifix to break into a safe...to steal just £30 in cash.

Dan Pierce, 39, a team vicar for the Billericay Team Ministry, was saddened and shocked when he received the news of the break-in at St Mary Magdalen Church, High Street.

Fraser Simmonds

Article by Tommy Wathen: Billericay Town’s multi-millionaire owner Glenn Tamplin has helped to launch a GoFundMe page to raise £10,000 for a young disabled supporter to received life-assisting medical equipment.

Back in February 2014, Fraser Simmonds was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a progressive and life-limiting condition which will waste away his muscles until it causes paralysis and failure of his heart and lungs.

Pupil with virtual reality headset

Article by Richard Duggan: Pupils at a Billericay school have had their eyes opened to the working world after taking part in a careers day.

Quilters Junior School played host to 22 volunteers from 19 different occupations who gave up their time to talk to students from Years 5 and 6 about their jobs.

Prosecco and sparklers

Article by Richard Duggan: Customers of a Prosecco festival in Billericay have branded the event as "pointless" and a "rip-off".

Prosecco Festival Essex, at Barleylands, was initially eagerly anticipated by fans of the Italian delicacy.

Building plans and hard hat

Article by Christine Sexton: Basildon Council has confirmed the developer it has chosen as it extends its ambitious New Homes Programme.

At a recent housing and community contracts sub-committee meeting, councillors awarded Indecon Building Ltd the contract.

Pudsey at Dizzy Ducks

Children from Dizzy Ducks Mayflower Nursery, Billericay received a visit from Pudsey the Bear and went Spotacular for BBC Children in Need on 6th November.

Lloyds Bank and BBC Children in Need’s exciting new schools fundraising campaign, The Big Spotacular, is encouraging children and teachers to dress up in spots, sell spotty cakes and goods, and take part in spotty themed challenges, to raise more money than ever before for disadvantaged children and young people.