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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

Housing complex approved for Basildon centre

A 245-home 11-storey complex in Basildon town centre has been approved by councillors. Great Oaks, which has been vacant since 2019,

Basildon Council facing huge bill as developer appeals over stalled Market Square housing plans

Basildon Council may be hit with a £2million bill after a developer has gone to appeal over stalled housing plans

New measures to tackle litter problem in Epping

Epping Forest District Council has approved a number of initiatives to tackle the district’s litter problem, which has worsened since

Basildon fourth worst borough in England for housing delivery

Basildon delivered only 40 per cent of its housing requirement last year, making it the fourth lowest performing district in

Epping environmental advisory group outlines air pollution plans

Free parking for electric cars and installing charging points in lampposts are among strategy suggestions made by Epping Forest District

Basildon Council to revert to leadership and cabinet governance after four years

Basildon borough councillors have voted to revert to the leadership and cabinet form of governance only four years after rejecting

Basildon green belt development plan rejected

Plans to build affordable housing on green belt land in Basildon have been unanimously rejected by the borough council in