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In the News: October 2020

In the news: Two individuals successfully prosecuted for waste offences

In a clear message to watch out for unauthorised people offering to dispose of waste, thousands of pounds of fines have been handed out to two people for ignoring the law.

In the news: Basildon Council's £40,000 Basildon Mental Health Fund opens for applications

Groups providing mental health services in Basildon borough will be able to apply for grants of up to £5000 from Monday 26 October until Friday 27 November to help them with their work.

In the news: BASILDON sign goes red and gold to mark Essex Day

The colours of the Essex flag will be illuminated across the BASILDON sign tonight, as the sign is lit red and gold to mark St Cedds Day, otherwise known as Essex Day.

In the news: Development of new ambulance hub in Basildon

A new Ambulance service at Nethermayne could be set to help Basildon borough residents with their health, thanks to plans to regenerate Basildon Town Centre.

In the news: Negotiations progressing on Basildon town centre site for Youth Zone

Essex's first Youth Zone could be located in Basildon town centre after councillors agreed a proposal in principle to acquire land from Basildon Town Centre Management (BTCM).

In the news: Council moves closer to taking control of town centre management company

Councillors have agreed a proposal in principle to acquire land from Basildon Town Centre Management (BTCM) in order to progress housing projects in the town.

In the news: Basildon Council - up to three hours of car parking free until 4th January

Basildon Council has updated its popular free parking initiative to encourage people to shop local and shop safe.

In the news: Councils and MPs across Essex to ask Government to move county into 'High level' Covid-19 restrictions

Basildon Council Leader Gavin Callaghan has joined with other Council Leaders and MPs across Essex to ask that the Government move the county into Tier 2 'High level' Covid restrictions as coronavirus cases continue to rise.

In the news: East Square cinema project celebrates topping out milestone

A key milestone in the reimagining of Basildon town centre has been celebrated as the steel structure of the new cinema in East Square reaches completion.

In the news: Sempra Homes completes purchase of police station land to develop into new homes

Sempra Homes has completed the purchase of the former Wickford Police Station with a view to developing the site into new homes for key workers, veterans and borough residents.

In the news: Bring Knights Surgery to Basildon Town Centre - Basildon Council Leader says

The Leader of Basildon Council, Councillor Gavin Callaghan has raised concern that Basildon and Brentwood Clinical Commissioning Group is contemplating moving Knights Surgery to Basildon Sporting Village. He has made a call to instead join the regeneration of Basildon Town Centre.

In the news: The clock is ticking once more in Pitsea

The clock on Pembroke House in Pitsea is ticking once more thanks to investment from the Pitsea Town Centre Working Group.

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