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Woman pedestrian suffers potentially life-threatening injuries in lorry crash

Maldon and Burnham Standard: nswebpix police crime tape

4:39pm Friday 29th August 2014

Police are currently at the scene of a road traffic collision which has left a woman fighting for her life. 

Pub enthusiast honoured to become chairman of history society

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

A pub enthusiast has been elected to the role of a chairman of group which preserve the heritage of the ‘great British pub’.

Police launch appeal to trace missing girl, aged 14

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:11pm Friday 29th August 2014

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a teenage girl missing from her home.

Police appeal to find man in connection with £400 cosmetics thefts

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:43am Friday 29th August 2014

Police want to identify this man in connection with the alleged theft of some skincare and make up from Boots in Tiptree.

Police hunt for man in connection with attempted robbery

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:07am Friday 29th August 2014

Police want to identify this man in connection with an attempted robbery.

Children banned from community play area

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Friday 29th August 2014

A community playground has suddenly become off limits to children over the age of six.

Maldon hospital scores 89% in new food quality ratings

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Maldon: Hospital avoids having to pay out for claims

10:31am Friday 29th August 2014

Patients have given Maldon hospital food an “ok” score, according to new online ratings.

Police search for trio in connection with Essex nightclub assault

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:39am Friday 29th August 2014

Police are looking to identify three people as they may be able to assist with an investigation into an assault.

Spate of thefts from cars across Maldon: Police warning

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A police inspector is urging people to lock their cars after a spate of thefts from vehicles.

Fuming motorists face costly repair bills after bodged resurfacing work

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Hundreds of fuming motorists may face costly repair bills after a bodged resurfacing job left car tyres and paintwork ruined.

Duo cut from cars after crash in Maldon

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Two people had to be cut free after a two-vehicle crash in Maldon.

Auctioneer finds Egyptian coffin lid while clearing old house

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

An unsuspecting auctioneer made the discovery of his life, when he found an Egyptian sarcophagus while clearing an old house.

VIDEO: Excited three-year-old tackles the ice bucket challenge

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Residents of all ages have embraced the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with open arms.

Maldon pet owners turn out to prove Staffies are "softies"

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:51pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Staffy owners gathered together in a bid to show that their pets were “softer than you think”.

High achiever Elizabeth hits the A grades despite illness

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Despite illness, Elizabeth Docherty overcame adversity to achieve top grades.

Tributes paid to Sarah Munro after "unexplained" death

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

Tributes have been paid to a “spirited and gutsy” woman who died from a head injury at her home in Heybridge.

Residents worry village infrastructure will not cope with more new homes

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Angry residents are worried road networks and village infrastructure will not be able to cope with eighty new homes.

Burnham Week: East Coast Regatta in full swing

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A throng on brightly coloured sails packed the River Crouch as the historic East Coast Regatta kicked off.

Musician Tess uses pole dancing to help battle serious heart condition

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:36pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A musical maestro diagnosed with an incurable heart condition turned to pole dancing to keep fit and has found it is making her stronger.

Crowds turned out for Burnham Quay despite the downpours

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:50pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Hardy crowds turned out to enjoy Burnham’s Quay Day despite the downpours.

Two men arrested over activities of an Essex escort agency - Girls4U

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

2:18pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Two men have been arrested following investigations into the activities of an escort agency, Girls4U, based in Essex.

VIDEO: Burnham Penny Farthing rider pedals to a place on the podium

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:37am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A self-employed gardener pedalled his way to a place on the podium in the European Penny Farthing Championships.

Amber bitter Captain Bob is a CAMRA winner

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:59am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A Maldon brewery is toasting success with its champion bitter, Captain Bob.

Application submitted for Little Totham pet crematorium

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

An animal care centre has applied for permission to build a pet crematorium.

VIDEO: Hay-riffic accident as tractor driver loses load on Maldon roundabout

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A tractor driver was left red faced after his load toppled over in Maldon.

Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Have you seen these people?

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:02am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Detectives in Essex are appealing for information to find a man charged in connection with dwelling burglaries across East Anglia who is missing after breaching court bail conditions.

Village postmaster retires after 27 years in the job

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Latchingdon sub-postmaster Anthony Stapleton, 63, lived and worked at the Post Office, The Street, for 27 years.

Heybridge flat arsonist Daniel Hilton pleads guilty in court

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:47am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A man has admitted setting fire to his flat and causing £100,000 worth of damage.

Reader picture: A busy bank holiday at Heybridge Basin

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:21am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Heybridge Basin was a hive of activity on bank holiday Sunday.

Heybridge woman who died of head injury is identified as Sarah Munro

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:02am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A postmortem has revealed a Heybridge woman died from a serious head injury.

Keen air cadet represents Maldon on trip to Iceland

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A keen air cadet represented Maldon on a trekking expedition to Iceland.

Police appeal after 16-year-old Essex girl goes missing: UPDATE - Girl found

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:56pm Monday 25th August 2014

Police have now found a teenager who went missing from her home in Essex. 

Road closed after two-vehicle crash in Maldon: UPDATE

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:10pm Monday 25th August 2014

Police closed Fambridge Road, Maldon, following a crash.

Man arrested after woman's "unexplained" death in Heybridge

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:54pm Monday 25th August 2014

A man has been arrested following the death of a woman in Heybridge.

Bin collections are rubbish for residents

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

A rise in missed rubbish collection has been put down to an increase in vehicle breakdowns and a change in management.

Mother due to give birth any day has hospital bag stolen from car

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Monday 25th August 2014

Thieves stole a hospital bag, belonging to a pregnant woman due to give birth within the next few days.

Railway museum celebrates milestone anniversary with bank holiday steam gala

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:07am Monday 25th August 2014

Visitors have been keeping Mangapps Railway Museum extremely busy over the bank holiday weekend as it celebrated its 25th anniversary.

China hones in on Bradwell as site for new atomic reactor

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Bradwell: Major pieces of equipment dismantled at nuclear reactor

9:38am Monday 25th August 2014

China’s nuclear power heavy weights are looking to build an atmomic reactor in Bradwell, according to national reports.

Burnham artists stage 50th anniversary exhibition

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

Artists are displaying hundreds of paintings for Burnham Art Club's 50th anniversary exhibition.

Decorative chimneys stolen from garden in Maldon

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

3:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Three decorative chimneys have been stolen from a garden in Dawn Close, Maldon.

Burnham lifeboat crews help diabetic man who fell into river

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:18pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Lifeboat crews rescued a diabetic man who had fallen from a dinghy.

Corrosive liquid poured onto van in Mundon Road, Maldon

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

12:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

An unidentified corrosive liquid was poured onto a Vauxhall Meriva van in Mundon Road, Maldon some time between August 15 and 17.

St Peter's hospital no longer viable, but slow progress with plans for new 'community health hub'

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Sunday 24th August 2014

Overview and Scrutiny committee members heard St Peter's Hospital was 'untenable' and plans needed to progress for a new 'community hub'.

Advertising hoarding damaged by angle grinder

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

3:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

An advertising hoarding was damaged by an angle grinder at the Dengie Garden centre in Mill Road, Mayland.

Resident concerned about impact of Wetherspoons opening

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:30pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Life on a quiet street is marred by drunken vandalism, fighting, arguing and screaming in the early hours.

Windows of bus smashed with fire extinguishers while parked on school grounds

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

12:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A double decker bus was broken into a vandalised at Maldon Primary School.

Thousands given to Bradwell to soften blow of power station decommissioning

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Burnham: 1,000 jobs to go at Bradwell power station

10:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

The Bradwell economy will receive thousands of pounds in funding to ease the blow of the closure of the power station on the local community.

Memory Lane: Looking back at St Lawrence

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Retired photographer Derek Argent took this snap of tree planting in 2005 by the Royal British Legion.

Cold Norton church comes second in countywide churchyard contest

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

St Stephen's Church in Cold Norton has come second in a countywide best kept churchyard competition.







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