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In the News: June 2021

In the news: Virtual public inquiry postponed

The virtual inquiry arranged in respect of Land at the Eastern End of Cornwall Road, Cornwall Road, North Benfleet, Essex has been cancelled and will no longer take place on Thursday 8 July.

In the news: Highway Rangers set to join council's Pride Team

A proposal to bring Essex County Council's Highway Rangers under the management of Basildon Council to boost its expanded Pride Team has taken a step forward.

In the news: Councillors agree investment in sports facility improvements

Funding for improvements at a borough community and sports hub has been approved by councillors.

In the news: Councillors seek views on efforts to improve recycling of food waste

Councillors have agreed to consult on plans for separate food and garden waste collections.

In the news: Basildon councillors agree amendments to the council's Play Review

Councillors have agreed amendments to the council's Play Review, which will see an increase in investment and further review of play as part of the 10-year programme.

In the news: Fees for parks facilities and cemeteries to be frozen over the next year

Basildon Councillors have unanimously agreed to freeze the fees and charges for parks facilities and in cemeteries over the next year.

In the news: Council's climate change action plan and strategy gets nod of approval

A plan to make Basildon Council's operations carbon net-zero by 2030, and across the borough by 2050 is moving forward.

In the news: Public notice of planning inquiry

A public local inquiry about the compulsory purchase of land on the Craylands Estate is set to be held on Tuesday 29 June.

In the news: Virtual public hearing date set

A virtual public hearing has been arranged in respect of plans for 3-31 Runwell Road, Wickford.

In the news: Councillors to consider Laindon Community Centre consultation findings

The results of a five week consultation will be presented to councillors and underpin the council's commitment to reopening Laindon Community Centre.

In the news: New free fitness trail installed in Gloucester Park

Basildon Council has installed a free fitness trim trail for residents to enjoy within Gloucester Park.

In the news: Basildon Councillors to decide on freezing fees in parks and cemeteries

Basildon Councillors are set to decide on proposals to freeze the fees and charges on parks facilities and in cemeteries.