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Fireworks Night 2017


We man the Hillhouse Drive gate at the 48th. Billericay Fireworks show in Lake Meadows.

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Fun Walk Bonus 2017


Bonus delaration at end September adds a further £671 to the £1,200 Patrick Rothon raised through his John Baron's Fun Walk back in May - making a total of over £1,800.

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A 2017 Race Night


70 participants enjoyed a very successful Charity Race Night at Laindon - 8 Races, 8 horses each, but ... we didn't get enough winners! Never mind - the charities were the real winners!

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Centenary of the Rotary Foundation


We celebrated a hundred Years of the Foundation at a dinner on July 31, 2017, also attended by other local Rotary Clubs

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Billericay Youth Town Council


Supporting the Youth Town Council with a donation from club funds raised from the Soapbox Derby.

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Billericay in Bloom 2017


We presented the prizes for the “Best Back Garden”, a Billericay in Bloom category which we have sponsored for many years.

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District Newsletter Winner 2016-17


Newsletter Editor Trevor Bond reflects on winning the District Best Newsletter award for the second year in succession

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Quilters - What a year 2017


A full year of activities and fund-raising come to a very successful end

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Buttsbury Fun Run


No Let-up for the RotaKids as their major fundraiser enjoys beautiful weather.

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Summerfest 2017


Soapboxes and two RotaKids stalls added to a day of fun and friendship

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Quilters RotaKids - Outdoor Classroom and Art Gallery


Stimulating creativity, imagination and learning with an outdoor learning centre and Art Gallery, all prodiced by teh children themselves

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Young Photographer 2017


Billericay School students win top prizes.

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Chernobyl Children's Life Line 2017


We continue to sponsor events for the children visiting from Belarus, who have been affected by the fallout from the Chernobyl disaster .

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KidsOut 2017


Thirty-five children, twelve teachers and asistants, four Rotary members - and great fun for all at Tropical Wings on KidsOut Day

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Buttsbury Chartered!


The new RotaKids club of Buttsbury Junior School received its Charter.

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Billericay Fun Walk 2017


May 2017 and time for us to take part yet again in the annual Billericay Fun Walk to raise money for good causes

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Basildon May Fest 2017


On May 13, we supported the Rotary Club of Basildon Concord’s Mayfest. We reciprocate the help and support provided to us by other service clubs whenever we are able.

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Buttsbury RotaKids is born!


The first meeting of the Buttsbury Junior School RotaKids and President Mike gave each club member their membership badges and each club Officer their badges of office.

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Stories of our Entrants


A team of three soapboxes heads for our Soapbox Derby from Lancashire.

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Soapbox Schools Competition 2017


Collaboration between the town's Reading Rooms Committee and our Rotary Club leads to an innovative design competition for our senior schools.

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United against Polio


A Purple4Polio Tea Party on Wednesday March 8 in St Mary Magdalen in Billericay High Street raising money to fight Polio

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Basildon Charter Night 2016


Basildon's 56th Charter Night

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Christmas Market 2016


Rotary Club of Billericay were out in force to support the Billericay Christmas Market, so superbly organised by Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower. We raised over £1600 in our grand Raffle.

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Remembrance Day 2016


In the presence of a large crowd at the Billericay War Memorial President Mike Sinclair laid our wreath, and Community Services Chairman Keith Wood did so for the Reading Rooms, to commemorate the fallen in our town's Act of Remembrance

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RotaKids Induction 2016


The first meeting of the 2016-17 Quiltonians RotaKids at Quilters Junior School saw President Mike give each club member their membership badges and each Officer their badges of office.

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Visiting Chelmsford Mildmay Rotary Club


A group of our members - Mike, Keith, Peter, Ed, and Ben - visited the Rotary Club of Chelmsford Mildmay to socialize and share experiences and plans.

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Charter Lunch 2016


The club congregates to celebrate its 57th year since it received its charter

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A Sell-Out Fireworks in 2016


47th Charity Fireworks Spectacular at Lake Meadows park, organised again by Round Table

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2016 Basildon Concord Charity Dinner Dance


Joining Basildon Concord Rotary club to help them raise money for charity, for fellowship and ... for a good night out!

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Fun Walk Bonus 2016


Half as much again! - well actually more than that. Presentation of bonus cheques for 53% of the money raised by participants took place at Anisha Grange, Billericay, at the end of September

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2015-16 - a Year of Success


Quiltonians RotaKids have another busy and successful year.

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Quiltonians Fun(d) Day


RotaKids end the year with a fund-raising event for the Meningitis charity.

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Chernobyl Children's Life Line 2016


We continue to sponsor events for the children visiting from Ukraine, who have been affected by the fallout from the Chernobyl disaster .

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Charitable Donations from the Soapbox Derby


Hand over of £15,000 to three designated major charities, all from the proceeds of our spectacular Soapbox Derby.

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Summerfest 2016


We man the Shelterbox tent at the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower's annual Summerfest. Another great success!

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2016 President's Day


Members, partners, family and friends gave retiring President Ed Harrison a great farewell for the annual President"™s Day at a garden party and barbecue on June 19, 2016

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Billericay Fun Walk 2016


Second time out - we take part in the Bonus Fun walk again in 2016 to raise money for local good causes.

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Celebrating our young Photographers


We welcomed all four finalist students, all from the Billericay School, together with teacher Ian Coleman to our lunch on May 23 to celebrate their achievement and redceive their prizes from District Youth Chairman Peter Dowse.

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Young Photographer 2016


A double success for the Billericay School's Chloe Woodland in local and District Young Photographer competitions

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Know Your Blood Pressure 2016


April 23, 2016 - 100 successful tests in four hours. Know Your Blood Pressure testing at the Waitrose store in Billericay.

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Young Chef 2016 - District Final


The District Final of the Young Chef competition took place on March 5, 2016 at Chelmsford College with Our Billericay contestant, Emily Hughes, taking part.

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Partner's Dinner - A Fun Night


The club took over the top floor of the "Giggling Squid" restaurant for a Fellowship dinner with Partners and Rotary friends. A great time was had by all.

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Christmas Market 2015


We participated fully in the annual Billericay Christmas Market organized so well by our sister club the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower. Our Grand Raffle and other fundraising raised over £2900.

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Young Chef 2015


This year's Young Chef competition attracted entrants from both Billericay and Mayflower senior Schools and took place on November 11, 2015 at Billericay School. Cooking was to an extremely high standard again this year.

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2015-16 New School Year New RotaKids


October saw the enrollment fo the new members of the Quiltonians RotaKids at Quilters Junior School

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Fireworks 2015


46th Charity Fireworks Spetacular at Lake Meadows park, organised again by Round Table

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Charter Lunch 2015


Fifty Six years and still going strong

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Fun Walk Bonus!


Double your money! - well almost. Presentation of bonus cheques for 90% of the money raised by participants took place at Anisha Grange, Billericay, at the end of October.

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Men's Cancer Awareness 2015


A Free complimentary full English breakfast and talks by Mr Vohra (NHS Consultant Urologist) and other speakers about male cancer. Sponsored by Nuffield Health Brentwood and REIDS restaurant and supported by Macmillan Nurses.

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Spreading the word


Club members help other Rotary clubs with the why and how to use websites, Facebook and Twitter to get the message out about Rotary's achievements etc.

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Crossing Borders - 2015


International Rotary Fellowship at a "Double Triangular" Rotary Meeting - six clubs (Basildon, Billericay - UK; Alba, Ovada - Italy; Beausoleil - France) met in Sweden hosted by Karlshamn Rotary Club

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Gazette News


An informative and information seeking visit to our local newspaper

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Billericay Great Balloon race


After much detective work, the winner of our balloon race has been located and her prize of £100 has now been presented to her.

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The Press and Us


Ten club members and partners visited the Billericay Gazette Offices to cement working relationships and get an appreciation of how they work.

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ShelterBox Links with Rotary


ShelterBox thanks Rotary for their continued support and help.

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Billericay Fun Walk


A great day supporting the Billericay Fun Walk and raising money for Charity

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SummerFest 2015


The Great Balloon Race raises money for Charity at Billericay Mayflower's Billericay SummerFest

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Achievement Assembly 2015


A Quilters Junior School Assembly to celebrate the achievements of the 2014/15 Quiltonians RotaKids.

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Billericay in Bloom 2015


President Ed awards the prizes in the "Best Kept Large Garden" category which the Rotary Club of Billericay sponsored again this year.

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The Rotary Big Quiz 2015


The District organized quiz to raise awareness of Rotary, raise money for Lancaster School and make an attempt on the World Record for the most people at a quiz. We sent along a team to participate. A great time was had by all.

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Kids Out 2015


We take disadvantaged children from Thriftwood School for a day out to Tropical Wings in South Woodham Ferrers

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Mad Hatters Day


RotaKids raise over £500 for Brain Tumour Research, AND, are visited by Lauren and Lewis Platt.

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All Publicity is ...


The District Media Workshop on May 16th, 2015, promoted new ways to get our events and good works publicized. Better publicity, more public involvement, better fundraising .... and more membership?

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2015 District Website Award


For the second year running, we were the very proud recipients of the District's Stan Keller Trophy for the best website in the District.

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An Appealing Effort


Members of our club helped Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower, our daughter club, collecting over £2300 for the Nepal Earthquake Appeal.

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President's Day Bluebell Line trip


Members of the club will celebrate President Mike's year of office with a trip on the Bluebell Railway steam trains departing 09.30 from The Coach & Horses. Bluebell train between Sheffield Park Station and East Grinstead. Carvery at Sheffield Park Stati

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Know Your Blood Pressure 2015


Rotary Club of Billericay and three volunteer nurses, Juliet, Faith and Cepta, returned to the Billericay Waitrose store on Saturday 18th April for the 4th year running, to offer free Blood Pressure tests to the public, and provide information and advice

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Big Dinner Big Donation


Members met on March 30th to participate in the international Big Dinner, and raise money for the "500 Miles" charity.

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Making a Production out of it


The majority of club members, their partners and friends, visited the new Royal Opera House Workshops to experience this great institution.

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World War 1 Centenary Exhibition - 2015


A major exhibition on the centenary of WWI, featuring contributions from the Western Front association and four local Billericay Junior schools - Buttsbury, Quilters, ST Johns, St Peters.

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Interact Challenge in Bolivia


Interact members visited Bolivia on a World Challenge trip to help a school there, and build self-reliance and leadership skills.

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Community Support


These pages describe our activities in support of other organizations raising funds for those in need or supporting our local community.

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Quiz Night at Ingatestone 2015


Joining Ingatestone Rotary club for to help them raise money, for fellowship and a quiz, and almost triumphing!

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Partnership at Wickford 2015


Fellowship at Wickford Rotary Club and a worthwhile charity

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QFM - Quilters Junior School Radio Station


QFM goes Live! New radio station pilot show is broadcast.

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Masizame Children's Shelter 2015 - II


The Shelter expresses its gratitude for the generous donation to fund new school uniforms for this year.

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Masizame Children's Shelter Bus Appeal - 2015


Masizame Children's Shelter - urgent support needed to help feed, shelter educate and provide counselling for these abused children. Immediate need - funding to replace a decrepit bus.

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Quiltonians Charter


The members of the Quiltonians RotaKids club have now all been inducted and the Charter presented.

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Young Photographer 2015


2014 saw our first "Young Photographer" competition involving local schools, with the judging now complete and the winners announced.

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Christmas Market 2014


Rotary Club of Billericay participated fully in the annual Christmas Market organized so well by our sister club Billericay Rotary Club Mayflower. Our Grand Raffle and other fundraising raised over £1500.

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ShelterBox Donation to the Philippines


ShelterBox saves lives ..again. The latest of our sponsored boxes goes to the Philippines.

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Quiltonian RotaKids


The Club (and the Town's) first RotaKids Club is launched.

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RotaKids


RotaKids - helping Primary School Children learn skills and citizenship - open to the 7 to 11 year olds.

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2014 Charter Lunch


A very successful Charter Lunch celebrating 55 years of service to our community

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OF Britain, not IN Britain


Great Fellowship and a heartfelt and erudite talk from the first female President of the Islamic Society of Britain

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The Clash of Empires


A Fellowship visit to Stort Valley Rotary Club and a brilliant talk by Baroness Shirley Williams

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Young Chef of the Year Essex 2014


Essex Tourism and Hospitality Award for Young Chef of the Year goes to Josefine Pedersen

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Male Cancer Awareness 2014


Billericay Rotary's Cancer Awareness Day returned on November 15th. 2014.

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Pioneer of Progress


A Company Plane before a Company Car! - Member Norman Wilson regales us with tales of his life with the Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Company (1939-65).

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Beausoleil Home Hosting 2014


A major feature of the twinning visits between our clubs is the hosting of visiting club members and their wives by individual Beausoleil Club members at their homes.

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A Magical Night 2014


And he didn't even get wet.

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Riviera Reunion - Crossing Borders 2014


Following our hosting of the twinning visit in 2013, Billericay Rotary Club enjoyed a wonderful programme in France this year, hosted by the Rotary Club of Beausoleil, along with Basildon, Alba and Ovada (Italy), Karlshamn (Sweden), from September 18-21.

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Great Music in the Round - 2014


This Year's concert in aid of charity featured the very popular top essex Band "Re-Public" www.re-public-band.co.uk/). Tickets were £15 only.

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Fellowship at Basildon


A fellowship visit, three weeks before our joint twining visit to Beausoleil and a talk by Harry Payne, Secretary of the "Rotarian Action Group against Child Slavery" which left us all moved!.

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Legend - Bob Marley at Basildon Rotary Club


Supporting Basildon Rotary Club at their fundraising Concert.

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Summerfest 2014


Club Members supported a major event for Billericay, organized by the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower.

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Billericay in Bloom 2014


President Mike awards the prizes in the "Best Kept Large Garden" category which the Rotary Club of Billericay sponsored again this year.

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President's Report 2013-14


An Exciting Year fulfilling the aims defined in President Keith's "manifesto" of July 2013.

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President's Night 2014


We celebrated President Keith's successful year as our President with a formal meal in this local restaurant, accompanied by partners and our fellow Rotarians from Billericay Mayflower and Basildon Clubs.

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Kids Out 2014


We supported Rotary International’s Kids Out Day on June 11, by giving some disadvantaged children from Thriftwood School, Galleywood a sunny day out with lots of fun at Marsh Farm at South Woodham Ferrers.

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Supporting the Community 2014 - I


Club Members supported two major local fundraising events, organised by others, on Sunday May 18th. 2014. The Rotary Club of Basildon Bike Ride and the Billericay Fun Walk.

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Cater Museum – A credit to the town


Several Billericay club members are among the Trustees of our town's Cater Museum and Christine Brewster, the well-liked and respected Curator of the museum for over 11 years, came along to give a most interesting talk to the club about the museum's achie

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Ben pulls out another Plum


Plum Valley event - the club members and their partners get together for a convivial meal out.

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Reading Rooms 150 Year Anniversary


Billericay Reading Rooms celebrates its 150 Year Anniversary.

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District Young Chef 2014


Billericay's Josefine Pederson comes second in the District Finals.

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A Royal Treat


We were privileged to have Arthur Edwards at one of our lunch time meetings. Arthur has a unique insight on the Royal family. He been royal photographer at The Sun since 1977. He has photographed 7 royal weddings, 4 funerals, and 6 royal births.

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Italian Quiz Night


We supported the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower's fundraising event - an Italian Quiz Night with a team of club members and their wives.

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Aid to Kosovo


We were privileged to have as speakers the two Ingatestone postmen, Dennis Sweeting and Steve Biggs, who have taken the time to organise a convoy of clothing and other vital materials to the stricken people of Kosovo.

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Christmas Lunch 2013


The final meeting of the year saw club members, partners, and guests, celebrate their achievements during 2013, and handover a cheque from the proceeds of their October Concert to St Luke's Hospice.

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Christmas Market 2013


Rotary Club of Billericay participated fully in the annual Christmas Market organized so well by our sister club Billericay Rotary Club Mayflower. Our Grand Raffle and other fundraising has allowed us to buy 4 more Shelter Boxes for the Philippines Appeal

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Billericay Young Chef 2014


Teams from two local schools, Billericay School and Mayflower School, competed for Young Chef of the Year on Wednesday, November 27th. at Billericay School.

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Fighting the Fight vs. Male Cancer


The forbidden subject - men's health! Don't hide your heads in the sand - beat the silence - men should come along to learn about this subject!

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Guy Fawkes 2013


Billericay Rotary supports the Round Table's 44th Annual Fireworks display in lake Meadows Park.

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2013 Charter Lunch


Rotary Club of Billericay's Charter Lunch celebrated its 54th. year with Lunch at "The Chichester" Rawreth. District Governor Peter Dowse, and Honorary member The Lord Petre (who also gave a talk about his early family history) attended.

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Crossing Borders - 2013


Everybody enjoyed a wonderful programme of social and historical events when Billericay Rotary Club hosted a reciprocal visit from its twinning clubs in Europe - Beausoleil (France), Alba (Italy), and Karlshamn (Sweden), from September 12-15.

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International Fellowship


The Rotary Club of Billericay has had international links with other Rotary Clubs in Europe since the mid 1960s. Starting with Beausoleil in 1965 these links have grown to encompass Italy (Alba) and Sweden (Karlshamn) in more recent years.

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October Musicfest 2013


In response to last year's success, we staged an Autumn Charity Concert featuring the Harmony Brass Band and violinist Joanne Davies in aid of St Luke's Hospice & the Salvation Army, and other charities supported by Rotary.

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How many Rotarians does it take to ...


How easy is it to erect a ShelterBox tent? Our Rotary Club decided to find out and try a test set up to document the process.

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A New President for 2013-14


Members, wives and visiting Rotarians meet to celebrate the successes of outgoing President Trevor Stansfield and welcome new President Keith Wood and Vice President Michael Ginn to their new roles.

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President's Day 2013 - Canal Trip


We celebrated the end of Trevor's successful year as president with a trip on the Chelmer & Blackwater canal for members, partners and friends. A great day was had by all.

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Young Chef 2013


The Billericay Young Chef Competition took place at the Mayflower School on Wednesday January 23rd 2013. Three Billericay Senior Schools - Billericay, Mayflower and St. Johns, all provided contestants for a finely fought competition.

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Kids Out 2013


A Day out for the children of Thriftwood School courtesy of our Rotary Club.

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Christmas Lunch 2012


A final lunch of 2012 to celebrate our work during the year and, with Inner Wheel, to present cheques to the beneficiaries of our joint fundraising Autumn Musicfest.

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Christmas Market 2012


Following the success of the 2011 Christmas Market, with over 25,000 visitors, The Rotary Club of Billericay gave wholehearted support to the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower who organized the event again this year, raising over £30,000 for charity.

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Clay Pigeon Shoot 2012


A Group of members went to the Essex Shooting Ground at Fyfield Essex on October 24th, for a very enjoyable day's shooting, including a tasty buffet lunch.

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Billericay School Interact Club Charter Lunch


Historic day for Billericay School Interact Club as RIBI President Ray Burman formally presented it with its Charter at a special lunch sponsored by The Rotary Club of Billericay.

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President's Day 2012 - A Trip on the River


A Sunday trip on the beautiful Thames Barge "Thistle". Enjoy Father's Day on the river travelling up to Tower Bridge from Tilbury Dock (boarding at 10.00) and back to Tilbury (arriving 17.15).

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Kids Out 2012


National KidsOut Day - We took a party of disadvantaged children from Thriftwood School, Galleywood to Marsh Farm Open Park at South Woodham Ferrers. A great time was had by all.

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Blues at Burstead - June 2012


This open-air music event featuring the Grapevine Blues Band was held at Ivy Cottage, Little Burstead in aid of Little Havens Childrens Hospice.

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Autumn Musicfest


A wonderful evening of music by the popular Harmony Brass. Music for all tastes - Big Band, Show-time & Pop with guest violinist Joanne Davies. In aid of St Luke’s Hospice, Remus Horse Sanctuary and other Rotary Charities.

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Interact


Interact is Rotary International's service club for young people aged 12 to 18 and these clubs are sponsored by individual Rotary clubs.

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Paul Harris Fellowships 2012


The club has nominated six people for Paul Harris Fellowships in recognition of their outstanding contribution to Rotary and to the wider community.

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Christmas Market 2011


The highlight was our excellent value-for-money Gluwein Bar supplemented by the best Live Band on the High Street. Our exhibits included an "Aquabox" demonstration and a full Shelterbox display. Over £2000 was raised for our charitable causes.

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Art Exhibition and Competition


The Annual Art Exhibition held for local school children in the Church of St. Mary Magdalen in Billericay High Street.

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Community Service


Our club contributes to the community by holding or supporting projects which encourage our young people to stretch their capabilities, and supporting projects which enrich the life of our town.

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Foundation & International


The club's activities in support of the Rotary Foundation and International links.

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