28 February 2019 - The Communities Committee last night (Wednesday 27 February) agreed to support Essex Police by investing £150,000 into the training and employment of three full-time police officers annually for the next two years.
28 February 2019 - Ongoing initiatives to reduce violence, anti-social behaviour and gang related crime across the borough have been welcomed by councillors.
28 February 2019 - More than 600 taxi and private hire drivers have undertaken Basildon Council's safeguarding training sessions.
In the News:- New play equipment and outdoor gyms unveiled in Pitsea
27 February 2019 - Families can enjoy new outdoor facilities thanks to a joint improvement programme from Basildon Council and local community group Heart of Pitsea Big Local.
In the News:- Community unites to celebrate LGBTQI+ History Month
27 February 2019 - More than 130 people came together to explore the reasons why Love Conquers Hate at a free event celebrating LGBTQI+ History Month.
In the News:- Meet the Leader at our Q&A Pitsea event this week
26 February 2019 - Do you have a question about plans for your area or what the council is doing to improve life for you and your neighbours?
In the News:- Safer Basildon crime prevention roadshow success
20 February 2019 - Purse bells, card defenders, bike marking kits and other crime prevention materials were snapped up quickly by Basildon shoppers at a crime prevention roadshow in the Eastgate Shopping Centre on Tuesday.
18 February 2019 - Basildon residents have the opportunity to nominate a council staff member or team who they feel has gone that extra mile to deliver great customer service to the local community - a person or team who you feel has really made a difference!
In the News:- Businesses invited to Meet the Leader event
18 February 2019 - Local businesses are invited to learn more about ongoing and future projects to further boost the borough as well as ask their questions at a business themed Meet the Leader event next month.
15 February 2019 - Chairmen of all Basildon Council committees signed a letter at last night's Full Council meeting, to be delivered with their full consultation response to the Essex County Council proposals to close Vange and Fryerns libraries.
15 February 2019 - Basildon Council has agreed a budget that has plugged a potential £1.5m shortfall, created room for £945,000 investment in projects to improve local communities and invests £2m from capital spending to support the local economy and regeneration in the borough.
13 February 2019 - Residents wanting to find out more about crime prevention and pick up free crime prevention materials are being reminded of the Together for Safer Communities meeting at Laindon West Community Centre on Monday 18 February between 7pm and 9pm.