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


Shop safely today: shops can reopen their doors in England

From June 15th, shops are able to reopen their doors in England, in the next step in our careful easing of lockdown – provided they are meeting robust safety guidelines, keeping staff and customers safe as we get our economy moving again.

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

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