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Archive - Thursday, 31 July 2014

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On this day:

  • Elliston resigns as Burnham Ramblers boss

    LEE Elliston has resigned as Burnham Ramblers manager. read more

  • Field catches fire in South Woodham Ferrers

    Firefighters were called to extinguish a field that had caught fire.  read more

  • Commuter speaks out over cancelled trains and delayed journeys

    A commuter has slammed the “horrific” train service he uses after becoming exasperated by regular delays and cancelled trains. read more

  • Ramblers fight back in a pre-season thriller

    BURNHAM Ramblers fought back from behind to secure an exciting 3-3 draw against FC Romania, in their latest pre-season friendly on Tuesday night. read more

  • Spillane is still shuffling his Maldon pack

    MALDON and Tiptree boss Terry Spillane says he has experienced both sides of management in the last week – signing three new players but releasing three more. read more

  • Andy reclaims singles title at county finals

    MALDON Bowling Club’s ex-international Andy Squire has won the Essex Singles championship for 2014 and taken the title for the fifth time since 2000. read more

  • Keith is confident after rapid rebuild

    HEYBRIDGE Swifts boss Keith Wilson has admitted being delighted with his rapid rebuilding work. read more

  • Burnham residents surprised by drugs raid in 'nice and quiet' road Maldon and Burnham Standard:

    Reisdents were surprised police targeted a Burnham street in a drugs crackdown. read more

  • Great war aerodrome to hold First World War event

    An aerodrome used during the First World War will commemorate a century since the war began by turning their lights out. read more

  • Coastguard crews called to assist crew of broken down yacht

    The South Woodham Coastguard Rescue Team were called to assist with a broken down yacht. read more

  • Taxi driver attacked in row over fare

    A taxi driver was attacked and held by the throat after a row over a £40 fare. read more

  • 'Finally some justice has been done': Firm is fined £100,000 over death of worker Maldon and Burnham Standard:

    A firm has been fined £100,000 after a worker died when the tailgate of a hydraulic trailer closed onto his neck. read more

  • Firefighters called to a house fire in Southminster Maldon and Burnham Standard: ONGAR: Fire on school roof

    Firefighters were called to a house fire in Kings Road last night.  read more

  • Dennis Hart

    HART Dennis Sadly passed away at St. Peters Nursing Home on 20th July 2014, aged 87 years. Much loved Husband to Sylvia and dear Dad to Vanessa. Funeral Service to take place on Tuesday 12th August 2014 at St. Peters Church, Great Totham at 11.30am. Flowers or donations in memory of Dennis to Alzheimer’s Society c/o Paul J King Funeral Directors, 1 High Street, Maldon, CM9 5PB. (01621) 855552 read more

  • Judith Caroline Pender

    PENDER Judith Caroline Peacefully on the 16th July 2014, aged 80 years. Wife of the late Michael. Loving Mum to Stephen, Ian and Sue. A devoted Grandma. Funeral Service to be held at Chelmsford Crematorium on Wednesday 6th August at 1.30pm. Flowers welcome c/o A G Smith Funeral Directors, 7 Spital Road, Maldon, CM9 6DY. read more


    MEAD Harry Formerly of Orchard Road, Maldon. Passed away peacefully at Firstlings Residential Home on 19th July 2014 in his 100th year. Dearly loved by all his Family and Friends. The Funeral Service will take place at All Saints Church Maldon on Wednesday 6th August at 10.30am, followed by private committal at Chelmsford Crematorium. Flowers if desired c/o East of England Co-operative Funeral Services, 13/15 Market Hill, Maldon, CM9 4PZ. read more


    DODDEMEADE John Passed away on 22nd July, aged 74 years. Funeral Service will be held on Monday 11th August 2014, Chelmsford Crematorium at 2.00pm. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired to Cancer Research UK c/o East of England Co-operative Funeral Service, 13/15 Market Hill, Maldon, CM9 4PZ. Tel: 01621 858578. read more


    YUILL Betty Grace Died July 25th 2014 at home with her family. Funeral Service to be held at Chelmsford Crematorium on Thursday 7th August 2014 at 10.30am. Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired to Cancer Research UK, c/o East of England Co-operative Funeral Service, 13/15 Market Hill, Maldon, CM9 4PZ. Tel: 01621 858578. read more

  • Michael WALDEN

    WALDEN Michael Of Gt Totham Peacefully on 20th July 2014, aged 78 years. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to be held at St Peter’s Church, Gt Totham on Monday 11th August at 11.00am followed by interment. Enquiries to G Collins & Sons, 4 The Street, White Notley, Witham CM8 1RH. Tel 01376 583750. read more


    ROBINSON Jan Sadly passed away in Farleigh Hospice on 18th July. Funeral to be held at St Andrew's Church, Heybridge on 7th August 11:00am, burial at Heybridge Cemetery with the wake at Heybridge Swifts. Flowers welcome to A.G Smith or donations to Farleigh Hospice. Passed away with your Children by your side, John, Stephen, Joanne and Lyndsey. Rest in Peace read more


    QUICK Pamela Marion In loving memory of a dear Mother and Grandmother. Who passed away peacefully on Thursday 17th July 2014, aged 76. read more


    SECKER Herbert (Herbie) Joyce and Family would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for the many sympathy cards, floral tributes and donations in memory of Herbie. Also to everyone who attended the service. Please accept this as our only but most grateful acknowledgement. read more


    ROGERS Joyce The Family would like to thank everyone for the many messages of sympathy, cards, flowers and donations in memory of Joyce. Also thank you to everyone who attended the service. Please accept this as our only but most sincere acknowledgment. read more


    Rene RICHMOND Joy and Dominic would like to thank all family and friends who attended our colourful farewell to Rene and for your support, kind words and donations. Thank you also to Reverend David Coster, Sylvia and everyone at Paul J. King for all their kind assistance. read more

  • Cedric and Daphne Gurton

    Cedric and Daphne GURTON 6th August 1954 Congratualation on your Diamond Anniversary. Love from all the Family xxxx read more

  • Christopher (Chris) Dearman

    DEARMAN Christopher (Chris) 30/07/95 Ever smiling in our memories. Love Mum, Dad, Helen and James. read more

  • Lianna Cudby Matthew Edwards

    Lianna Matthew CUDBY EDWARDS Congratulations & best wishes to you both on your Wedding Day on Friday 1st August, at Finchingfield Church and reception at Spains Hall. With lots of love from both Families xx read more

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