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In the news: December 2021

In the news: Temporary changes to collection days over festive period

Waste and recycling collections will carry on throughout the Christmas and New Year period with temporary changes to collection days.

In the news: Last minute shoppers encouraged to stay safe as free parking comes into effect

People planning to do a bit of last-minute Christmas shopping this week are encouraged to do so safely.

In the news: Statement from the Leader of Basildon Council in relation to Public Inquiry

In response to the announcement of the Planning Inspector's decision following a Public Inquiry in relation to an Appeal by Orwell (Basildon) Ltd, Councillor Andrew Baggott, Leader of Basildon Council has issued the following statement:

In the news: Stay safe message for borough residents this Christmas

Residents going out this Christmas are being advised to ensure they pre-book taxis and check drivers hold valid licence badges this festive period.

In the news: Consultation launched regarding potential borough-wide Public Spaces Protection Order

Basildon Council has launched a consultation regarding the implementation of a borough-wide Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) prohibiting various types of anti-social behaviour (ASB).

In the news: Councillors approve plans to empower park wardens to patrol estates

Park wardens will now be patrolling borough housing estates and town centres in a bid to disrupt low level drug activity and anti-social behaviour.

In the news: Council hands outs 40,000 face masks to licensed taxi drivers

Licensed taxi and private hire drivers in the borough are being offered free face masks to help keep themselves and customers safe amid the tightening of Covid-19 restrictions.

In the news: Laindon Community Centre refurbishment hailed as "investment in people"

A much-loved Laindon facility has undergone a £1million refurbishment and been handed back to the community.

In the news: Nominations open for the 2022 Basildon Borough Volunteer Awards

The Basildon Borough Volunteer Awards are back for 2022 to recognise the amazing achievements and contributions that volunteers make across the borough.

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