In the news: May 2022
Basildon Council hosted a welcome event for Ukrainian guests and their host families at The George Hurd Activity Centre, Basildon on Wednesday 25 May 2022.
As the sun's gone each day this week, the Basildon sign has been illuminating purple to raise awareness and show our support on Dementia Action Week.
A popular piece of public art makes a proud return to Basildon town centre as the Man Aspires piece was given pride of place in its new home in East Square.
We're sharing stories from some of the council's unsung heroes to find out more about what they do. This week we're talking to Vic Hobbs - Park Warden, about his journey with the council.
The Basildon Dementia Action Alliance's efforts have been recognised with the awarding of the "Working to become a Dementia Friendly Community" accreditation from the Alzheimer's Society.
Councillors have agreed to replace the Committee system of governance for Basildon Council with a Leader and Cabinet model at a meeting of Full Council on Thursday 26 May 2022.
Basildon's rich cultural heritage has been added to in the form of a new permanent display of public art in Basildon town centre.