In the News:- Two specially designed knife amnesty bins now in place in the borough
30 January 2019 - A knife amnesty bin has been installed outside Basildon Police Station to encourage residents to safely and anonymously dispose of their knives, removing them from the streets and reducing the chances of them getting into the wrong hands.
30 January 2019 - A popular piece of public art is set to be temporarily removed to make way for exciting plans to develop East Square in Basildon town centre.
24 January 2019 - A contract has been awarded for the relocation and development of a new community centre in Wickford.
In the News:- Schoolchildren join Auschwitz survivor to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day
24 January 2019 - A Holocaust survivor shared his experiences with the public as part of a special remembrance service in the Eastgate Centre.
In the News:- Council opens pop-up skills and employment shop in Basildon
24 January 2019 - Whether you are looking to change your career and need to update your skills, are currently unemployed and looking for work or leaving full time education and need advice on career options - The Advice Store in Basildon Town Centre can help.
In the News:- Find out how to stay safe at community awareness event
24 January 2019 - Online safety, gangs and burglary are among the topics which will be discussed during a pilot community awareness session.
23 January 2019 - Basildon Council's planning committee has deferred a retrospective planning application for three automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras and six pay and display machines in Westgate Park Car Park.
In the News:- Council achieves Customer Service Excellence award
21 January 2019 - Basildon Council's Customer Services department has been awarded the prestigious Customer Service Excellence (CSE) standard.
In the News:- Council launches StreetLink campaign to encourage people to refer someone sleeping rough
21 January 2019 - A campaign aimed at encouraging shoppers to refer rough sleepers to help and advice has been launched in Basildon and Billericay.
18 January 2019 - A Billericay man who won a £250 voucher to spend at a local charity that refurbishes household electrical appliances and furniture for resale has donated his prize to a domestic abuse charity.
17 January 2019 - An innovative partnership between Basildon Council and not-for-profit organisation, Things Made Public CIC, saw the launch of the Culture Club in East Square before Christmas.
16 January 2019 - Basildon Council will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day by hosting a special service in the Eastgate Centre.