Sunday, June 15, 2008


After months of preparation, the Flower Festival is taking place at St Mary's Magdalen's Church in Billericay High Street. Ends tomorrow. Linda Gilbey and Janet Lee co-ordinated the planning of some of the best flower arrangers in the area. John Baron, Member of Parliament for Billericay came along to the opening service on Friday and Andrew Dyckhoff, chairman of Churches Together in Billericay posed with Janet, Linda, new Chairman of the Council, Peter Bowditch and, of course, our town crier, Jim Shrubb. A warm welcome was given to the Reverend Paul Carr, Billericay's new Team Rector.