In the News: September 2020
As the sun goes down tonight the iconic BASILDON sign will mark the national fight against childhood cancer by going gold—the colour of support for the month.
Basildon borough has proved that it is finding positive ways to be active with over 13 million steps logged via the new family game Street Tag.
Changes to the way in which organic materials are collected and recycled in response to national legislation and regional pressures have been approved by Basildon councillors.
Basildon councillors have agreed changes to Basildon Council's Committees—with economic recovery and the future of the borough's governance prioritised.
In the news: Have your say on proposed changes to Basildon's Council Tax Reduction scheme for working aged people
Basildon Council is encouraging residents to have their say on proposed changes to its council tax reduction scheme. The changes would affect households with apprentices and low income households living with a disabled person.
A popular recreation ground in Vange has had its Fields in Trust status extended to include an additional acre of land protecting it for future generations to enjoy.
In the news: Basildon Council Leader to Essex County Council: pause waste planning decision until Local Government reorganised
The Leader Basildon Council, Councillor Gavin Callaghan is calling on the head of Essex County Council to hold off deciding on any planning application about waste disposal at Archers Fields in Basildon Borough until the Government's imminent local governance reorganisation happens
Creative school children have revealed how they imagine Basildon in the future as part of a town centre masterplan drawing competition.
Everyone within our borough has been affected by Covid-19 in some way - key workers providing vital services, volunteers who have supported vulnerable residents or those kept apart from family during lockdown.