In the news: October 2021
Proposed changes to food and garden waste collections have been approved by councillors on Basildon's Policy Executive Committee.
Basildon Council has awarded Freedom of Entry to the Borough to the East of England Ambulance Service, in recognition of their heroic efforts in the borough during the Covid-19 pandemic.
A series of preventative workshops will be delivered in four of our borough's secondary schools focusing on racism, extremism, and prejudice.
Councillors have agreed to invest £300,000 in youth services as part of a grant funding agreement with Essex County Council for the provision of services for young people in the borough.
Councillors have agreed part funding of £58,000 to support the BasildON Working Group's phase two application to the Arts Council England funded Creative People and Places Programme.
Residents are being encouraged to walk, run or cycle more using the Street Tag app to keep track of their physical activity.