The council has announced that the amnesty on evicting tenants in Basildon Council-owned social housing, who are suffering financial hardship directly from the Covid-19 pandemic, will be extended to March 2021.
The establishment of a Youth Zone in Basildon will take another step forward on 6 August with Basildon councillors set to consider a preferred site alongside a new way of talking to young people to engage them to help shape future services.
Basildon Council has decided to make council car parks free until the end of this year to boost high street recovery.
Councillors have discussed the next steps for the regeneration of Basildon town centre following public consultation on a draft masterplan which closed earlier this month.
Basildon Council is asking residents and businesses to join a discussion to explore the potential future of Basildon borough over the next decade.
Don't lose your voice - residents in Basildon borough urged to look out for their voter registration details from Basildon Council
Councillors will discuss the next steps for the regeneration of Basildon town centre following public consultation on a draft masterplan which closed on 12 July.
South Essex councils are set to take their case to central Government for a package of investment and devolved powers to drive new infrastructure, economic growth and new housing across the area.
With the ending of the six-week consultation period about the council's draft masterplan public feedback has been in favour of the direction it lays out for Basildon town centre.
In the news: Basildon Council takes giant step in bringing back pollinators to the borough
Basildon Council has sown approximately 10,000 square meters with wildflower seeds across roundabouts, parks and open spaces around the borough in a bid to support native flora and fauna.
Basildon Council is paying tribute to the Friends of Lake Meadows who have bloomed after lockdown, logging over 206 hours caring for Lake Meadows Park this June.
Basildon Council will be joining companies from across the events industry tonight (Monday 6 July) to light the Basildon sign in red.