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In the News: September 2020

In the news: BASILDON sign goes gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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.

In the news: Environmental enforcement trial figures reveal impact

A trial of additional environmental enforcement officers is delivering an impact across the Basildon borough.

In the news: Committee approves Basildon town centre regeneration strategy

A strategy that sets out the direction of regeneration for Basildon town centre has been approved by Basildon councillors.

In the news: Street Tag 'Season One' sees Basildon borough clock-up 13 million steps

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.

In the news: Councillors approve changes to food and garden waste collections

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.

In the news: Council's new Committees; economics and borough's governance come to the fore

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.

In the news: Kent View Road Fields in Trust status extended

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

In the news: Winners of Basildon town centre masterplan competition announced

Creative school children have revealed how they imagine Basildon in the future as part of a town centre masterplan drawing competition.

In the news: Basildon Council: no to a Greater Essex Combined Authority

Basildon Council has agreed a set of principles to govern the way forward for Local Government Reform in Essex.

In the news: Service held to remember, reflect and recognise the events of the last six months

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.

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