A trial aimed at reducing nuisance parking in the borough has been agreed by councillors on Basildon's Neighbourhoods and Public Spaces Committee.
Basildon Council has established its first ever Primary Authority partnership with a chain of local chip shops.
Basildon Council is today paying out £1.36m in discretionary grants to help 198 small and micro businesses in the borough.
Basildon Council is appealing to people to put rubbish in bins that aren't already full as the summer begins - with a whopping 2.9 tonnes of rubbish collected in Basildon borough's parks over the final weekend of spring.
Councillors on the Neighbourhoods and Public Spaces Committee are set to discuss a number of completed and planned investments to council-owned car parks as well as plans to crackdown on nuisance parking.
Basildon Council is set to consider the future of Beauchamps Field, near Royal Oak Drive in Wickford.
Basildon Council has undertaken an assessment of all 143 play areas it looks after within the borough - with the best options for their future to be considered on 10 June.
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A public consultation into the future of Basildon town centre has been launched.