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Priorities?

Many residents of Brooke House, the tower right in the middle of Basildon town centre, feel they’re getting fobbed off by the council as they lobby to improve conditions in their block. 479 more words

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Onwards and upwards

In stark contrast to the previous post where yet again, we felt we had no option other than having to castigate Basildon Council, it makes a refreshing change to report some good news for a change. 206 more words

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Basildon Council are taking the piss (yet again)

We saw this on the Echo website this morning and have only just scraped ourselves off the ceiling after going ballistic – Basildon Council spark fury after spending £4,000 for chains of office despite opposition… 185 more words

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What does Basildon Council actually do?

Due to ongoing Basildon Council incompetence and their inability to clearly explain how rubbish collection times had changed over the festive period, yet again, it was down to residents on Nursery Gardens to sort out the collection and disposal of rubbish on the estate. 358 more words

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Plonkers of the year

Normally, anyone making a ‘plonker of the year’ award would want to make an outright award to the one individual in public life whose actions demonstrate they haven’t got a clue. 261 more words

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Seasons greetings:)

This is the Christmas tree in Nursery Gardens that was put in place by BASHA and decorated by the local kids and residents who braved the elements to help bring some seasonal cheer to the neighbourhood. 153 more words

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What a contrast...

We’ve been talking to our friends in Stanford Community Action and comparing notes about the situations we face on the ground in our respective areas. For what are two neighbouring local authorities, the contrast couldn’t be starker… Up here in Basildon, more often than not it feels that we’re banging our heads against a brick wall as we’re passed from pillar to post by council officers who don’t seem to want to take responsibility for a problem or who simply treat us with contempt. 307 more words

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