News Items - 2016

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9 Dec 2016

Wickford residents fear they could be charged to leave their homes..

Kirsty Hough

8 Dec 2016

Affordable’ houses in Local Plan cost twice what workers can borrow

Charles Thomson

8 Dec 2016

Life saving defribillators installed in Wickford High Street

8 Dec 2016

Basildon residents have just 7 days left to comment on plan for 15,000 houses

7 Dec 2016

£150 million upgrade plan for A127 Fairglen interchange funding blow

Maurice Richmond

1 Dec 2016

Controversial plans for Wickford block of flats thrown out

Kirsty Hough

25 Nov 2016

Green belt groups form alliance to fight developers in South East Essex

Charles Thomson

15 Nov 2016

Months of traffic misery at busy A127 junction to end by Christmas

Charlotte A-Hardy

3 Oct 2016

High court judge bans travellers expanding camp

Emma Robinson

30 Sep 2016

Showdown talks are held with NHS over town’s GPs

Maurice Richmond

21 Sep 2016

Railway cannot cope with housing demand

Kristina Drake

19 Sep 2016

Willows shopping centre to be part of second phase of Wickford’s revamp

Maurice Richmond

15 Sep 2016

Roads and doctors first, homes later, campaigners argue

Maurice Richmond

6 Sep 2016

Council scheme to revamp a tired park could see library moved

Matthew Critchell

9 Sep 2016

Council leader says CPOs will be considered in next stage of Wickford’s revamp

Maurice Richmond

22 Aug 2016

Wrong way’ drivers cause safety problems

Matthew Critchell

11 Aug 2016

Improved bus and medical services - Wickford regeneration phase 2 revealed

Maurice Richmond

8 Aug 2016

Drains need to be fixed to prevent flooding in Southend Road, Wickford

Kirsty Hough

8 Aug 2016

Eric Pickles blasts Basildon & Brentwood NHS bosses over plot to axe services

Charles Thomson

29 Jul 2016

Overgrown bushes a real risk to residents on pavements

Kirsty Hough

18 Jul 2016

Work is underway for ‘new’ Wickford health centre (actually relocated GP surgery)

Matthew Critchell

3 Jun 2016

Wickford will struggle to cope if former GP surgery is replaced with flats

Matthew Critchell

1 Jun 2016

Passengers launch petition against Wickford’s bus service ‘shambles’

Matthew Critchell

30 May 2016

Ukip, Labour and Independents seize control of Basildon council committees

Maurice Richmond

3 May 2016

Election 2016: Basildon council candidates make their case for your vote

Matthew Porter

3 May 2016

Potholes ‘not serious enough’ to be fixed, Highways bosses tell residents

Matthew Critchell

19 Apr 2016

Two Wickford surgeries to be refurbished ‘in next couple of weeks’ after NHS talks

Maurice Richmond

5 Apr 2016

Wickford subway left under water for a week

Matthew Critchell

8 Mar 2016

Basildon will grind to a halt if 15,000 homes built in 20 years, residents fear

Emma Robinson

7 Mar 2016

Outrage at plan for gypsy site at Wickford allotments

Guy Bell

4 Mar 2016

Housing estate approved on green land in Wickford

YA Reporter

27 Feb 2016

Hundreds pack out meeting to look at plans for 3,000 new homes in Wickford

Ian Burbage

18 Feb 2016

Community fears Radwinter Ave. plans will be passed to fund re-located doctors

Maurice Richmond

28 Jan 2016

Work to start next week on new £2million Wickford health facility

Maurice Richmond

14 Jan 2016

Plans for 24 homes in Radwinter Ave delayed by councillors in ‘farcical’ vote

Maurice Richmond

11 Jan 2016

Where are alternative options on housing plan? Councillors criticise lack of choice.

Matthew Porter

8 Jan 2016

Basildon council approves draft local plan for public consultation

Charles Thomson

6 Jan 2016

Basildon house building plan will wipe out 1,000 acres of green belt land

Matthew Porter

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