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Council launches StreetLink campaign to encourage people to refer someone sleeping rough

A campaign aimed at encouraging shoppers to refer rough sleepers to help and advice has been launched in Basildon and Billericay. Shoppers in Basildon Town Centre and Billericay High Street...

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New Construction Careers Guide!

Working collaboratively with industry and the Essex Developer's Group, the Essex Employment and Skills Board launched a brand new ‘Ultimate Essex Construction Careers Guide’, with 50 copies mailed directly to...

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Housing and Planning professionals discussed innovation in housing and what housing might look like in 2050 at their annual autumn conference. Developers, contractors, consultants, local housing companies, housing associations, Essex...

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Birketts, Moat and Strutt & Parker sponsored the Housing Essex Conference this year at Orsett Hall Hotel on 22 November. Birketts is a full service, top 75 UK law firm, based in...

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The Essex Employment and Skills Board has supported two successful Essex bids for on-site training hubs as part of a share of the £22m Construction Skills Fund, administered by the...

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People have moved into fabulous new apartments on the former Southend College site in Southend-on-Sea

Residents from the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s waiting list were allocated 16 of the new 2 bedroomed apartments for rent and the remaining 40 are being sold on a shared ownership...

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Essex Homelessness Trailblazers shortlisted for LGC Award

Essex Trailblazers a collaboration between Essex CC, 12 Districts and the 2 Unitary Councils has been successfully shortlisted In the Housing Initiative Category at the LGC 2019 awards. LGC launched...

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Laindon’s long wait is over

Swan Housing Association and the Laindon Shopping Centre regeneration partners celebrate the official ground break as works begin on Laindon Place. Swan Housing Association and partners are delighted to have...

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Essex County Council’s (ECC) flagship property development - Goldlay Square, Chelmsford, was officially unveiled on 24 October 2018 with the Mayor of Chelmsford, Cllr Yvonne Spence; Cllr Gagan Mohindra, Cabinet...

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Work Underway at Sites in Basildon and Billericay

Sempra Homes, Basildon Council’s wholly owned house building company, have started on site to build new homes in Basildon and Billericay. Works commenced at the former Space site, in Long...

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