Basildon Council is letting all residents know that if their waste and recycling collection is scheduled for the next bank holiday on VE Day Friday 8 May it will take place without any disruption.
Basildon Council agreed recently to support care leavers across the borough with a reduction in their council tax, and has received 15 applications in just two weeks since the decision.
The Leader of Basildon Council has written to the Secretary of State for Education the Right Honourable Gavin Williamson asking him to help out-of-pocket parents with financial compensation for cancelled school trips.
Residents across the borough are being asked to think of others and to not light bonfires during the current coronavirus pandemic lockdown.
A foodbank has received a £2,000 donation from the Laindon Town Centre Working Group.
Over the past week Basildon Council staff have more than doubled the total number of business grant applications they have processed to help keep businesses going through the coronavirus pandemic, bringing the total value to more than £13 million.
Basildon Council is helping residents - many of whom are isolated - prepare for Easter during coronavirus, by focusing on its Community Hub services which have been in operation for two weeks.
Basildon Council is helping residents - many of whom are isolated - prepare for Easter during coronavirus, by focusing on its Community Hub services which have been in operation for two weeks.
West Ham United captain Mark Noble has again stepped in to support Basildon borough by funding the community effort to ensure food and medicines get through to some of the most isolated and vulnerable people in the community.
Basildon Council staff worked through the weekend to process hundreds of grant applications to help keep businesses going through the coronavirus pandemic, totalling more than £5.8million.
Basildon Council staff worked through the weekend to process hundreds of grant applications to help keep businesses going through the coronavirus pandemic, totalling more than £5.8million.
In the news: Council leader announces latest Basildon town centre property purchase
The Leader of Basildon Council has announced the purchase of another key building in Basildon town centre.