Basildon Council has responded swiftly to the shock news that Simons Construction, main contractor to the council on its cinema-led regeneration of Basildon's East Square, has fallen into administration.
A Basildon man has been found guilty of flytipping tyres and building debris within the Borough.
In the news: Estate action and improvement day held on Vange ¾ estate
An estate action and improvement day has been held on the Vange ¾ estate today (Wednesday 30 October)
In the news: Work completes on 15 new homes in Billericay
Work has completed on 15 semi-detached and terraced houses in Roman Way, Billericay.
Purse bells, card defenders, bike marking kits and other crime prevention materials are expected to be snapped up quickly at Safer Basildon's Roadshow by Pitsea Market on Wednesday 30 October between 10am and 3pm.
In the news: We're Cleaning Up campaign concludes with town centre litter pick
A campaign that set out to bring the community together against the blight of dumped waste and litter rounded off with a Basildon Council staff litter blitz around the town centre and surrounding roads today.
A Basildon resident has been fined for flytipping a bulk builders bag full of waste to the rear of his own property.
More than 50 businesses have booked to exhibit at the Basildon Business Expo, the largest annual business to business event in Basildon taking place next week (Thursday 24 October) at the Holiday Inn in Basildon from 10am-3pm.
Basildon Council won two awards at the Housing Excellence Awards last week (10 October) for partnership working and skills development.
Residents are being asked their views on proposals for the development of a swimming pool at Eversley leisure centre.
Local residents are being urged not to lose their voice on matters that affect them by making sure they are registered to vote during National Democracy Week (14-20 October).
Around 750 parents and young people headed to the Towngate Theatre in Basildon on Tuesday (8 October) to find out more about the further education and career opportunities available to 15-19 year olds once they have finished their exams.