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Brentwood Budget for 2021/22 – the response from the opposition

Leader of the Opposition Parties on Brentwood Borough Council, Cllr Barry Aspinell, has responded to the budget set last night.



Brentwood Borough Council approves no council tax increase for residents in new budget for 2021/2022

Brentwood Borough Council has approved its Budget for the year which includes no increase in council tax for the next tax year and no cuts to services



Support the Acorn Fund Challenge and help local charities

A golden opportunity is available to people in Essex, to take part in a match funding challenge aimed at raising a total of £750,000, that will increase the amount of vital support to local community groups and charities.



The Unspeakable Conversation – The one that is still going!

Ian Nicholson from Beaulieu Wills and Estate Planning writes for Phoenix FM: So, now that our nuclear family have sat read more



Care Home Resident Reads Her Poems to Local Nursery School Children Via Facetime as Part of National Story Telling Week.

Care Home Resident Reads Her Poems to Local Nursery School Children Via Facetime as Part of National Story Telling Week.



South African variant: surge testing in CM13

Surge testing is being deployed in the CM13 postcode in Brentwood where a single case of the South Africa coronavirus variant has been found.



Click It Local – a virtual High Street launches in Brentwood

Brentwood Borough Council is to launch Click It Local to support local businesses with a one-stop service for online sales.



Hospice calls on supporters to step into a nurse’s shoes this March

Did you know a hospice nurse walks 12,000 steps on an average shift?



Billericay Young Guns Earn Late St. Albans Leveller.

It took just ninety minutes to save the integrity of the league. News of Billericay Town’s decision to field what read more



Brentwood Borough Council offers free keep fit video classes

Classes start on Monday with Yoga and Meditation presented by Caroline Brown



Billericay Fun Walk 2021 to stay virtual

Last year’s event had 86 local charities and good causes register with an estimated 1,400 people taking part and raised over £103,000.



Grants to support local businesses

rentwood Borough Council has distributed more than £5.28m in 1,400 COVID business support grants since 19 November.



Brentwood Borough Council launches new EV chargers at the Town Hall

The new 50kW rapid chargepoint is open to the public 24/7 every day of the year.



Running for love and charity

Julie Buckley loves to run and she has five London Marathon medals to prove it!



Statement from Chris Hossack on the current Covid-19 position

The leader of Brentwood Borough Council has made the following statement on the current situation.



Virtual Fun Walk Raises Over £100,000 for Charity

This brings the total raised since the event began in 2002 to over £1.2 Million.



Let’s Create Arts Packs

Brentwood Borough Council together with the Royal Opera House, Bridge is distributing 200 arts resource packs to local vulnerable children and young people in time for Christmas.



Brentwood Borough Council’s Festive Can in a Van donations filled 59 boxes

Brentwood Borough Council held its Festive Can in a Van on Friday December 4 at Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer.



Kick-start the festive fun!

After a tough 2020, celebrate Christmas Jumper Day with Saint Francis Hospice!



Get ready to jingle for your local hospice

Last December, hundreds of Santas, elves and reindeers stepped into the Christmas magic to take part in Saint Francis Hospice’s Festive Fun Run.

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