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Local Interest Facebook Groups
Local History Humour
Local Radio Music & Bands
School Reunion Sport
Miscellaneous YouTube Channels
|Local Interest Websites|
Old Man Stan|
Local celebrity pensioner 'old man Stan' with news, views, videos and much more.
Weblink: Old Man Stan's Official Website
and see more of Stan here:
Stan's YouTube Channel Stan's Facebook Page
Community website involving the churches in Laindon whose aim is to make
a difference in the general cleanliness of the area, particularly at the shopping centre which had
suffered from years of neglect.
Weblink: Love Laindon Website
Explore Basildon's past, present and future with the Our Basildon team of
local historians. Comprehensive website that includes a downloadable heritage trail guide.
Weblink: Our Basildon Website
Basildon A127 Arts Trail|
Find out more about arts and culture in the Basildon borough.
Weblink: Official Arts Trail Website
Information site relating to the geology and landscape in the Basildon
Weblink: Geo Essex
Fragments and Reflections|
Everything and anything and all that's inbetween. A blog by Ben Williams.
Weblink: Fragments and Reflections
A group focusing on the history of the town of Basildon including Laindon, Langdon Hills,
Pitsea, Vange, parts of Nevendon and Dunton and everything inbetween.
Weblink: Basildon History
Nostalgic trip down memory lane for anyone with an interest in the
towns past. Lots of photographs and personal memories from a membership of over 25,000.
Weblink: Basildon Memories
Basildon, Then, Now and the Future|
Excellent group with tons of posts, photographs and a growing membership
of over 13,000.
Weblink: Basildon, Then, Now and the Future
Facebook group for all who lived, worked or went to school in Pitsea.
Weblink: Pitsea Memories
Vange Community Group|
A group which began as a campaign against Basildon Council's decision to sell off part of
the Kent View Road recreation ground in Vange for housing to help fund the Basildon Sporting Village at Gloucester Park.
Weblink: Vange Community Group
Save Basildon's Open Spaces!!!!|
Campaign group set up to raise awareness and to protest against future development
on Basildon's open spaces and parkland.
Weblink: Save Basildon's Open Spaces
Basildon A127 Arts Trail|
Started in 2010, this annual event is held by
artists from Basildon, Billericay and Wickford. The aim of the trail is to highlight
the creative talents of the town at accessible venues such as local shops.
Weblink: A127 Arts Trail
Basildon Borough Heritage & Museum Group|
Preserving the culture and heritage of
the borough through historic talks, photographic exhibitions and an archive of artefacts and written memories.
Weblink: Basildon Heritage Group
Basildon History Online|
The history of Basildon and the surrounding area with
chronology of events, photographs and a message board.
Weblink: Basildon History Online
Laindon & District Community Archive|
The community archive website for Laindon, Langdon Hills,
Dunton, Lee Chapel and parts of Great & Little Burstead.
Weblink: Laindon Community Archive Website
Discover the history of the former plotland community at Dunton. Lots
of period photographs as well as some "as it looks now" views.
Weblink: Dunton Plotlands
The Cater Museum|
The Cater Museum in Billericay High Street was established in 1960. It
is housed in an 18th century house and open Monday to Saturdays. Admission is Free.
Weblink: Cater Museum
The Billericay Society|
Established in 1935 as The Billericay Area Group of the Essex
Branch of the Council for the Preservation of Rural England they became the Billericay Society
in 1972. The society works to preserve the heritage of Billericay.
Weblink: Billericay Society
The Billericay Community Archive Group, formed in 2010 in partnership with
Essex County Council Libraries & the Essex Records Office.
Weblink: Billericay Community Archive Website
Wickford Community Archive|
Local website for Wickford created by volunteers to preserve
the history of the area for future generations.
Weblink: Wickford Community Archive Website
www. Canvey Island .org.uk|
On-line archive of pictures of Canvey Island in the form of old post cards,
photographs and newspaper cuttings.
Weblink: Canvey Island Archive Website
The Canvey Community Archive covering the history of Canvey Island.
Weblink: Canvey Community Archive Website
Benfleet Community Archive|
The Benfleet Community Archives digital archive of the history of Benfleet.
Weblink: Benfleet Community Archive Website
|Humour and Satire|
Basildoneye is specifically for Basildon folks who are serious about
stupidity. Stories range from transmogrifyingly silly, to alarmingly cretinous, yet put in a nice, but hideous way;
with a bit of amiable, yet chilly satire slung in.
BasildonEye Archive site
Basildon & East Thurrock local community radio station Gateway 97.8
broadcasts from within Kelting House and covers local events, news and topical issues.
Weblink: Gateway 97.8
Basildon Hospital Radio|
Basildon Hospital Radio has been broadcasting to the patients,
staff and visitors since 1974. Radio listeners can also tune in on 1287 Medium Wave.
Weblink: Hospital Radio Website
|Music Related Websites|
Blues at the Farm|
Hear the best blues bands at the South East's best blues
venue. Located at the Barleylands Club, next to Basildon Council depot, Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex, CM11 2UF.
Contact Phone: 07732 325479
Weblink: Blues at the Farm
New Crawdaddy Club|
Follow the link for information on forthcoming gigs.
Contact Phone: 01702 347007
Weblink: New Crawdaddy Club
Fully equipped recording studio and 6 rehearsal rooms, complete with P.A system and drum kit.
Basildon Business Centre,
Contact Phone: 01268 270066
Weblink: Basildon Studio
Laindon High Road
Class of 1962-1967. No recent updates, website appears to be in hibernation.
Weblink: Laindon High Road 1962-1967
The Laindon School|
Class of 1983-1988. Lots of information, school photos and guestbook.
Weblink: Laindon - The Class of 1988
The Laindon School Reunion
For anyone who attended the school between the years 1994-1998.
Weblink: Laindon School - 1994-1998
Mick Toomer's Angling Pages|
England International sea angler Mick Toomer has been involved
in all aspects of angling from journalism, photography, angling videos, lectures, TV
appearances, consultancy, casting tuition, tackle shops and fishery management.
Weblink: Mick Toomer
Basildon & District Pool League|
Statistics, league tables, news items and much more.
Weblink: Basildon Pool League
Basildon Monday Darts League|
League table, venues, fixtures & results, 180's.
Weblink: C.P.W. Darts (Basildon)
Wickford & District Darts League|
League tables, venues, fixtures & results, player statistics.
Weblink: Wickford & District Darts League
Green Action Broup Basildon
Group formed to fight the development of land at Dry Street
owned by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).
Weblink: Green Action Group
Basildon Golf Course Landfill Protest
Enviromentally motivated website set up in protest at Basildon
Council's decision to allow landfill spoil to be deposited onto Basildon Golf Course.
Weblink: Golf Course Landfill Protest Website
Mark Crosby Computer Services
Mark Crosby is an experienced Computer Engineer based
in Northlands Park, Basildon. He is a specialist in all things computer related including:
Computer Networks, Fibre Networks, VoIP/PBX Telephone Systems, Computer Operating
Systems, PC Repair and Website Development.
Weblink: Mark Crosby Computer Services
The Laindon, South Essex Weather Station.
Weblink: Laindon Weather Website
British satellite and digital television information guide and DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) radio stations.
Basildon History YouTube Channel
If your interest is history of the local area why not check out this YouTube
Weblink: Basildon History