Billericay

Popular Billericay park statue is stolen

A BELOVED Billericay statue has been stolen from a local park. The bronze ‘Child in the Park’ statue was taken from the Special Garden in Lake Meadows Park. Police say they believe the theft happened between 4.30pm on Tuesday 14 February and midday on Wednesday, 15 February. The statue, created by renowned Essex sculptor John […]

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Basildon Council bin collection plans put on hold after consultation

CONTROVERSIAL waste collection plans accused of being bias against Billericay residents have been put on hold by Basildon Council. Under the changes initially proposed by Basildon Council, household waste would be collected fortnightly in wheeled bins, and there would be an added charge for garden waste collection. The changes were said to be about increasing […]

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Billericay teenage girl scouted by international racing team

A TEENAGER from Langdon Hills has been scouted by one of the biggest international racing teams in Formula 4 after less than a year behind the wheel. Emily Linscott, 14, was scouted by Arden Motorsport after a meteoric rise in the karting world. The company, based in Oxford, contacted Emily’s parents inviting her for a […]

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Essex joins America and the world in anti-Trump feminist march

A MAN from Billericay joined millions of people around the world taking part in an anti-Trump feminist march on Saturday. Former Mayflower student James Mowatt, currently living in Dorset, and his Australian girlfriend Kate Murray made the journey to London to march from the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square to Trafalgar Square. The pair, both […]

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