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Why does a simple task like getting the council to repair a fence have to involve so much grief?

A garden fence on Nursery Gardens came down leaving a resident’s house wide open to any passing low life who may feel like making an opportunistic burglary. 341 more words

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Good news from Oldwyk

Slowly but surely, our patient work on Oldwyk on the Vange ¾ estate is starting to bear results. That work is a combination of badgering Basildon Council to do their job in delivering basic services on the one hand and encouraging resident involvement in improving the environment of the estate on the other. 228 more words

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Brooke House left to rot

Basildon Council’s plans for the ‘re-generation’ of Basildon town centre (and Laindon and Pitsea as well) are in disarray – Dashed development dreams: How Basildon’s regeneration blueprint went back to the drawing board… 297 more words

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Back to square one...

Basildon Council only want to communicate with their residents when it suits them… There have been more than a few occasions when it most definitely has not suited them to have any meaningful dialogue with tenant representatives, resident groups or individual residents. 279 more words

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Basildon Draft Local Plan

We’re aware of the existence of this plan – it’s difficult not to be aware of it when a physical copy of it makes a dull, heavy thud as it hits the desk demanding to be read! 207 more words

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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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