Basildon Council's portion of council tax should be frozen for the second consecutive year, and street lights should continue to stay lit through the night across the borough.
Councillors have approved a new policy that will give access to digital technology to some of the borough's most disadvantaged residents.
Over the festive period, the Mayor's Charity Appeal Trust launched the 'Keep the lights on' appeal to support our borough's casual workers in the hospitality industry.
Last June, after the worldwide protests following the murder of George Floyd in America, the Leader of Basildon Council and The Mayor of Basildon hosted a Zoom call with BAME community leaders from across Basildon. The aim was to talk about the issues that block the progress of some sections of our community and the barriers that prevent everyone reaching their full potential.
Wickford residents and businesses are set to be invited to sponsor a tree when a 200-tree community orchard is planted as part of the extension to Wickford Memorial Park.
All schools in the Basildon borough and across the country will remain closed until at least 8 March, the Prime Minister has announced today.
At the Neighbourhoods and Public Spaces Committee on Wednesday 20 January, councillors voted in favour of plans to implement Saturday road closures in Wickford High Street.
On Tuesday 19 January, Basildon Council issued a press release that within it stated that Council Tax will be frozen in the upcoming financial year. However, this decision is still subject to approval by Councillors at Full Council before it becomes legally binding...
Basildon Council are to step in and take additional action in a bid to reduce levels of abandoned shopping trolleys in the borough.
The council's Pride Teams made a difference tidying and cleaning throughout the borough last year.
A Basildon resident has been found guilty of fly-tipping after dumping multiple items including a fridge freezer and seven bags of soil on council land in front of their property.
Despite the financial implications that Covid-19 has had on Basildon Council, the Leader of Basildon Council, Councillor Gavin Callaghan, has announced plan to recommend for Council Tax to be frozen in the upcoming financial year.