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In the news: February 2022

In the news: Council equipment improves digital access for borough's school children

Councillors joined representatives from Basildon-based charity, Every Child Online as they donated a number of refurbished laptops to Woodlands School in Basildon on Tuesday 22 February.

In the news: Basildon Council to raise Ukrainian flag in solidarity with Ukrainian people

On Tuesday 1 March, the Mayor of Basildon will raise the Ukrainian flag over the Basildon Centre to show solidarity with the Ukrainian people after Russian invasion.

In the news: £10million improvement programme for estates moving forward

A multi-million pound investment in the borough's estates is set to get underway this year following the work of our Pride Teams which has already been making a difference.

In the news: Councillors agree annual budget and freeze Council Tax for 2022/23

Basildon Council's portion of council tax will be frozen for 2022/23 and millions of pounds will be invested in ambitious programmes to modernise services for residents, as the council's budget is set for 2022/23.

In the news: Organise a Big Jubilee Lunch as part of Platinum Jubilee celebrations

We're encouraging residents to get involved in organising a Big Jubilee Lunch as part of this summer's celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

In the news: Personal safety materials distributed to 25 licensed premises across the borough

Safer Basildon in partnership with Basildon Council has purchased and distributed 12,500 drinks protectors to 25 licensed premises across the borough.

In the news: Statement from Council Leader following Emergency Motion on 10 February 2022

Leader of Basildon Council, Cllr Andrew Baggott, has issued a short update following a decision made at an Extraordinary Council meeting on Thursday 10 February, and the subsequent statement from Basildon Council's Monitoring Officer.

In the news: New number to report housing repairs to go live next week

From next week Basildon Council tenants will have a new number to report repairs but they can still be reported via the online portal.

In the news: Councillors welcome new homes exclusively for borough residents

Councillors have welcomed the handover of six new homes, which have been made available exclusively for residents of the borough through shared ownership and Basildon Council's Homeseekers Register.

In the news: Statement from Basildon Council's Monitoring Officer on Emergency Motion at Council meeting on 10 February 2022

Basildon Council's Monitoring Officer has written to all Basildon Councillors regarding the decision made at Extraordinary Council meeting on 10 February 2022.

In the news: Councillors agree first approval for a Council Tax freeze for 2022/23

Councillors agreed proposals to freeze the Basildon Council proportion of residents' Council Tax for the year 2022/23 at a meeting of the Resources and Commercial Committee on Tuesday 8 February 2022.

In the news: Councillors to discuss proposals to freeze Council Tax for 2022/23

Councillors will discuss proposals to freeze the Basildon Council proportion of residents' Council Tax for the year 2022/23 at a meeting of the Resources and Commercial Committee on Tuesday 8 February 2022.