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Climate Change Basildon 2030 - Small changes, big impact
Climate Change Basildon 2030 is all about the small changes each of us can make, that when added together have a big impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions across the borough. To find out more, see: Climate Change Basildon 2030
Guide for Ukrainians arriving in the UK and Homes for Ukraine
There is a government guide available for Ukrainians arriving in the UK that covers what you need to know in your first few days, getting used to life in the UK including how to find a home, access essential public services, healthcare, find work and childcare and education services. To find out more, see: Welcome: a guide for Ukrainians arriving in the UK
If you want to offer a home to people fleeing Ukraine, you can become a 'sponsor' as part of the Homes for Ukraine scheme. To record your interest, visit: Homes for Ukraine: record your interest
Barnardo's Ukrainian Support Helpline
In response to the ongoing crisis, Barnardo's has set up the Ukrainian Support Helpline to provide a holistic support service. The helpline is free and available to anyone fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. Call 0800 148 8586 for support.
The helpline is staffed by English, Ukrainian and Russian speakers, to offer support to children and families arriving in the UK from Ukraine. It is open Monday - Friday (10:00am - 8:00pm) and Saturday (10:00am - 3:00pm). Callers will be able to get help and advice on a range of topics.
To contact Barnardo's dedicated email address for those assisting with the Ukraine response, use: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, visit: Barnardo’s Ukrainian Support Helpline
Public Inquiry commencing on 2 August 2022 - Appeal by InfraRed UK Lion Nominee 1 Limited (in administration) and InfraRed UK Lion Nominee 2 Limited (in administration)
A Public Inquiry will be held opening at 10.00am on Tuesday 2 August 2022 in relation to an Appeal byInfraRed UK Lion Nominee 1 Limited (in administration) and InfraRed UK Lion Nominee 2 Limited (in administration) in respect of Planning Application No. 20/01104/OUT relating to the Eastgate Shopping Centre, 85 Southernhay, Basildon SS14 1EB.
Full details on the Inquiry, including how to view proceedings, visit: In the news: Public Inquiry commencing on 2 August 2022 - Appeal by InfraRed UK Lion Nominee 1 Limited (in administration) and InfraRed UK Lion Nominee 2 Limited (in administration)
Each year the council engages residents on matters relating to the draft budget. The purpose of this engagement exercise is to secure views and opinions from the community that will inform the decision-making process in respect of the setting of the budget for 2023/24.