In the news: Crackdown on those who misuse disabled bays at Basildon Sporting Village
Basildon Council has teamed up with the Sporting Village to crack down on those who park in blue badge bays without a blue badge.
Cheaper prices and 100% green electricity - that will be the offer to residents across Basildon should a proposed energy partnership be approved by councillors next week.
In the news: Wickford school children are cleaning up to support campaign
A group of Wickford primary school children donned hi vis jackets and litter pickers to carry out a clean-up exercise in support of the We're Cleaning Up campaign and Recycle Week.
Councillors have voted to undertake an appraisal on the development of a swimming pool at Eversley leisure centre in Pitsea and to consult local people on options.
Councillors are set to discuss plans to switch Basildon's street lights back on at night.
Basildon Council Leader Gavin Callaghan says Basildon town centre is "alive with opportunity" and "nothing is off the table" when it comes to big and bold ideas for its future.
In the news: Nine primary schools take part in Decades Day event to celebrate Basildon's 70th
Nine borough primary schools took part in a special "Decades Day" event at Wat Tyler Country Park on Friday as part of the Basildon at 70 celebrations.
In the news: We're cleaning up this Basildon Arts Week
Local artist Maxine Newell has been turning flytipped waste collected by the council from around the borough into a new art installation every day this week in St Martin's Square, Basildon town centre.
More than 100 council meetings have been webcast live since the technology was launched by Basildon Council just over a year ago, allowing people to watch proceedings either live or on catch-up, in a demonstration of openness and transparency to give people a chance to see councillors in action as they make key decisions.
Councillors are set to discuss the outcome of a consultation into the future of Billericay Swimming Pool and look at options for extending the facility.
Councillors will discuss progress on its playing pitch and built indoor sports facility strategy at a meeting of the Neighbourhoods and Public Spaces Committee next week (Wednesday 25 September).
Councillors are set to discuss investing in Wickford Christmas lights, town centre working groups and enforcement cameras.