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In the news: March 2022

Decorative image showing Councillors, Andrew Baggott, Andrew Sheldon and Chris Hossack

In the news: Ninety-four new homes ready for borough residents on homeseeker register

A total of 94 new apartments are now complete and will soon be welcoming residents who have been waiting on the homeseeker register.

In the news: Essex councils agree to explore new shared services

Three Essex councils have agreed to explore further joint working and shared services.

In the news: Development begins on rough sleeper housing at former adult learning centre site

Work to convert a former adult learning facility in Basildon into 10 self-contained homes is underway.

In the news: Rough sleeper success story after council referral

A man who was sleeping on the streets of Basildon after being released from prison is now in permanent employment and living independently after a referral by Basildon Council.

In the news: Sempra Homes honour Armed Forces Community with signing of Covenant

Sempra Homes has committed to supporting the Armed Forces Community by signing a covenant.

In the news: Successful prosecution following double flytipping offence

A man has been convicted after pleading guilty to two flytipping incidents in Basildon dating back to 2020.

In the news: Councillors give go-ahead for new pool in Pitsea

Councillors have formally agreed plans for a new swimming pool in Pitsea, at a meeting of Basildon Council's Planning Committee on Wednesday 9 March 2022.

In the news: Notice of vacancy - Appointment of Laindon Common Conservator

In accordance with the duty laid on the Council by the Commons Regulation (Laindon) Provisional Order Confirmation Act 1887, Basildon Council appoints nine Laindon Common Conservators to manage the Common on its behalf.

In the news: Council awarded costs of £5,000 as Gala Bingo Hall Untidy Land Notice is upheld

Owners of the former Gala Bingo Hall in Pitsea have been instructed to demolish the building after unsuccessfully appealing a S215 Untidy Land Notice.

In the news: Run Basildon event proposal moving forward

A new running event for the borough that would see the council team up with Pitsea Running Club has taken a step forward.

In the news: Councillors seek views of residents in meeting waste targets

Councillors have agreed to consult with residents on the remaining areas of household waste collection in order to meet the borough's ambitious recycling and climate change targets, following the national adoption of the Environment Act 2021.

In the news: Councillors renew commitment to climate change action

A plan to make Basildon Council's operations carbon net-zero by 2030, and across the borough by 2050 has been given further endorsement by Basildon Councillors.