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.
In the News:- Year of celebrations launched to mark Basildon's 70th birthday
04 January 2019 - Today marks 70 years since Basildon new town was created, with the community coming together to celebrate the milestone.