Local News

Summer support for Basildon families

Basildon Conservatives in talks to help local children during the summer

 

Basildon Conservatives are in direct discussions with their colleagues at County Hall to help thousands of local children and their parents during the traditional school summer holidays.

Light up the Basildon Sign for Armed Forces Day

Local Conservatives have called on Basildon Council to light up the famous 'Bas Sign' red, white and blue for Armed Forces Day

The iconic Basildon Sign has recently been lit in blue for NHS workers and green to commemorate the anniversary of the awful Grenfell fire. 

New 20mph speed limits coming to High Streets

New safer, greener, healthier 20mph speed limits for busy Billericay and Wickford shopping areas introduced from 22nd June

Some new interim, signed 20mph speed limits on roads in busy shopping areas of Wickford and Billericay are being put in place starting from Monday 22nd June.

Help our High Streets!

Local Conservatives call for temporary suspension of town centre parking charges

New fund gives Essex families extra help

A new range of additional support has been launched by Essex County Council this week to help children, young people and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Believing in a BETTER Basildon

Basildon Conservatives Leader writes an open letter to the Leader of Essex County Council, Cllr David Finch.

 

Essex gets £5m track and trace support

Essex County Council underlines importance of social distancing and regular hand washing as £5.78m funding for track and trace support is announced

 

Labour Stop-Start-Stop over Pitsea Pool

Labour-led administration pause schemes like Pitsea Pool, citing Covid-19 financial pressures, but push ahead with costly pet projects for Basildon Town Centre

 

Laindon Survey

Basildon Council is consulting on the future of Laindon

by
Cllr Jeff Henry, Conservative Councillor for Laindon Park
&
Cllr Andrew Schrader, Basildon Conservatives Spokesman for Economic Development