County Councillors get direct say on pothole repairs

Hot on the heels of last year’s hugely successful ‘member-led’ pothole repair initiative comes another chance for county councillors to put forward their priority repairs after a major cash investment by the Essex County Council Cabinet.

Essex County Council respond to Draft Basildon Town Centre Masterplan

Sir Humphrey decodes the ‘civil servant-speak’ in the ECC officers’ response  


A little while ago, Essex County Council produced what is, in local government terms, a damning response to Basildon Council’s so-called ‘Masterplan’ for Basildon Town Centre.


Over 6m new items of stock for Essex libraries

Essex Conservatives have announced that Essex Libraries will join The Libraries Consortium (TLC), the UK’s largest library consortium made up of 18 other library authorities.