History & Achievements

1926

Billericay Residents Association was formed

 

The Beginning

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Overview of first 70 years

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1957

The proposed development north of the railway line caused concern to the people of Buttsbury who formed the Sunnyville Residents’ Association which eventually became known as the Buttsbury Residents’ Association. Shortly afterwards the journal “Buttsbury News” made its appearance as the Association’s means of communication with its members.

 

Growth of Billericay

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1960

The Billericay Residents' Association journal “The Mayflower” was started

 

Saving Norsey Wood

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3rd March 1978

In anticipation of electoral boundary changes which removed Buttsbury Ward the two Residents’ Associations decided to merge to form one to represent the whole of Billericay. Thus on Friday 3 March 1978 the Billericay District Residents’ Association was born.


1st May 1978

The new Association launched its own newsletter - The Resident - which was, and still is circulated to all members.

 

St. Andrew's Hospital campaign

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