In the news: Squibb Group take on employees from former contractor on East Square project
A demolition contractor working on the East Square cinema and restaurants project has saved two people from unemployment.
Councillors are set to discuss whether to boost environmental enforcement activities by bringing in an external company to undertake targeted and out of hours enforcement.
Plans to deliver a long term strategy that will seek to reduce Basildon's environmental impact and provide a service fit for the future will be discussed by councillors.
Plans for a new swimming pool in Pitsea could move forward when councillors discuss the next steps for the project.
In the news: Basildon at Christmas event gets the festive season off with a bang
Basildon town centre was buzzing with festive shoppers who turned out for this year's festive event culminating in a free fireworks display on Saturday (16 November).
As temperatures start to tumble and winter takes hold Basildon Emergency Night Shelter (BENS) is set to reopen tonight (Monday 18 November).
An estate action and improvement day has been held in Rydene, Pitsea.
In the news: Awards celebrate Basildon's sporting heroes
Individuals, clubs and teams who make an invaluable contribution to physical activity in the borough were recognised at the Active Basildon Sports Awards 2019.
Local community groups and charities found out earlier this week (11 November) how they can register their good cause to benefit from the Basildon Borough Community Lottery which launches next month.
Councillors on the Policy and Resources committee of Basildon Council have this week (Wednesday 13 November) voted to review how decisions are made at every level of the borough.
In the news: Council help plant trees donated by Virgin Media in Wickford
Two trees have been planted in Spayside Walk, Wickford after a telecommunications company donated them as part of their community work
In the news: Council helps local litter pickers plant trees for community
A group of litter pickers known as the Wickford Wombles have planted eight trees along Radwinter Avenue.