Two sports stars from Basildon are to receive the Freedom of the Borough today.
Gold medallist gymnast Max Whitlock and world snooker champion Stuart Bingham are being honoured for their success and achievements.
Max Whitlock trains in Basildon and now resides here. Stuart Bingham grew up
and lives in Basildon.
Their nominations stated that both are great Ambassadors for the Borough.
The award will be presented by the Mayor of Basildon in the Basildon Centre.