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Basildon councillors agree to separate food and garden waste collections

Bin collections in Basildon are to change “significantly” from next year, as councillors agree to separate food and garden waste

Cuckooing and drug offences cause concern among Epping councillors

Concerns have been raised at a council meeting over cuckooing and drug dealing in Epping Forest after a group of young

Epping Forest council house building delays due to COVID impact

Delays of up to seven weeks are expected for new council houses in Epping Forest due to material supply issues, bad

Bin collection changes proposed for Basildon

Basildon Council is set to decide whether to separate garden and food waste collections and make one fortnightly. At the moment,

Chelmsford psychiatrist suspended for prescription signature forgery

An Essex psychiatrist who faked a signature to obtain a prescription for personal use has been suspended for four months,

Public consultation over Wickford regeneration

Wickford residents are set to have their say on how the future of the town centre could be transformed. According

Urgent calls for action over conditions at Chelmsford Prison

“Violent” and “unsafe” conditions at a men’s prison in Essex have prompted urgent calls for action as standards “declined disturbingly” over

Council poised to accept refugees

Two family sized homes in Epping Forest could be used to house Afghan refugees fleeing from the new Taliban regime

Council would have rejected Basildon Market Square high-rise plan as appeal continues

Basildon councillors last night agreed they would not have given the go-ahead to the stalled Market Square development had they

Essex prepares for Afghan refugees fleeing Taliban

Essex districts have said they will accept Afghan families fleeing the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan. Thurrock Council has written to