IN your Maldon and Burnham Standard this week:

• Victory in battle over affordable new homes

Attacker who left estranged wife in hospital for three days jailed

• Shock as yobs trash Brownie’s In Bloom garden

• Generous couple’s £48k lifeboat donation

• Distraught Grace, 10, stripped of carnival crown

• Council stalwart Una resigns saying ‘I’ve lost faith in council.’

• Barge restaurant is given the go ahead

• Residents out in force for finale of 5,000 mile tractor tour

• Overgrown verges a risk to safety

Candidates quizzed ahead of election at hustings event

• Councillor faces up to fear of heights as skydive nets £1,300

Tattoo artist Terry offers ink for Manchester terror victims

Jam maker’s homes plan faces a sticky end

• Councillors to get vote on ‘warmongering’ Nerf Wars bid

• 8,000 planes could fly at Stow Maries aerodrome if bid allowed

• Joy as barge tearoom plan finally sets sail

• Charity football match for Peter raises £1,500

Year-long reprieve for bus routes which faced the axe

Plus all your sport and entertainment news.