Park wardens are out patrolling from today (Thursday 1 April) to improve community safety across our borough's parks and open spaces.
Borough leisure facilities are getting ready to reopen and welcome back customers next month.
Basildon Council is today launching our Rediscovering your Parks campaign, to recognise the huge benefits our borough's parks and open spaces have had throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
Basildon Council are donating over 100 laptops to Every Child Online, to help support disadvantaged children in our borough.
3500 trees are currently being planted in Wickford Memorial Park as part of the 26-acre extension to the park.
The Pitsea Town Centre Working Group have agreed to donate a total of £3550 to support three charities in the town.
Basildon Council are working to introduce five community orchard blossom tree circles in separate areas across the borough.
£150,000 is to be spent on a brand new play area for Swan Mead Park.
Basildon Council has agreed to continue providing a yearly £20,000 grant to Basildon, Billericay and Wickford Council for Voluntary Service (BBWCVS).
Basildon Council are working together with the West Ham Foundation to grow our joint delivery of projects, to further support and provide opportunities for our borough's
Rough sleepers in Basildon will now be helped by Sanctuary Supported Living after Basildon Council agreed a new partnership aimed at overcoming barriers to homelessness.
In the news: Planning permission granted for Basildon Youth Zone
Basildon's state-of-the-art OnSide Youth Zone moved a huge step closer last night after a planning application was approved by Basildon Council.