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Could Mr Fiddles be Maldon's most miserable looking cat?

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Could this be Maldon's most mournful looking cat?

New school starter pictures in this week's Standard

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:27pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Our First Class supplement will be in this week’s paper (Oct 2).

Camera crews descend on Burnham farm for farmers bootcamp

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Cameras were rolling on a Burnham farm this summer, to film a ‘farmers bootcamp’.

Walking football and sessions for busy workers to kick off in Maldon

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:11pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Busy workers can now head straight from the office to the pitch now that new football sessions have kicked off in Maldon.

Car impaled on railings/hedge in Woodham Mortimer smash

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:49am Tuesday 30th September 2014

No-one is believed to have been seriously injured yesterday after a car ploughed into railings and a hedge.

Homeless man arrested on suspicion of murder in Chelmsford this morning

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Police are hunting for a man after a robbery and assault in Morden this morning.

11:39am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after the body of a man was found in a property in Broomfield Road in Chelmsford.

IN PICTURES: Your Macmillan Coffee Mornings

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:23am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Across the Maldon district, schools, clubs, councils and businesses held Macmillan Coffee Mornings to raise vital charity funds.

Concern over plans to demolish 'iconic' buildings for flats

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Residents are concerned about plans to demolish ‘iconic’ buildings to build flats.

Drive to recruit more lollipop people

Maldon and Burnham Standard: FINAL CROSSING: Sheila Gaskell is about to hang up her lollipop after 40 years' service

8:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Essex County Council has launched a drive to recruit lollipop people. 

Burnham Carnival celebrates another successful year

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:02pm Monday 29th September 2014

Burnham's magical, illuminated procession drew crowds from far and wide.

Driver taken to hospital after vehicle overturned

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:38pm Monday 29th September 2014

An overturned vehicle has partially blocked a road in Tolleshunt D'Arcy.

Transport police crackdown on misuse of railway crossings

Maldon and Burnham Standard: British Transport Police

5:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

People who misuse railway crossings are being targeted by British Transport Police (BTP) as it attempts to reduce the thousands of cases each year.

Single vehicle accident as car crashes into boundary fence

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:46pm Monday 29th September 2014

A road is closed following a crash in the Woodham Mortimer area.

'Schools are stronger when they work together': teachers join forces to share their skills

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:31pm Monday 29th September 2014

Teachers joined forces to share their skills and expertise at a special training session.

Range Rover Sport stolen after police warning about 4x4 vehicle thefts

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

1:30pm Monday 29th September 2014

Another Range Rover has been stolen, after police issued warnings about 4x4 thefts last week.

Police warn homeowners to ensure doors are locked completely

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

10:30am Monday 29th September 2014

Homeowners with UPVC doors are being warned to ensure they lock their doors completely, to avoid thieves entering.

Bradwell pub fire "accidental" after chip pan left unattended as owners watched golf

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:19am Monday 29th September 2014

A fire investigation has ruled that the blaze which destroyed the King's Head pub in Bradwell on Friday evening was an accident. 

Police appeal after Essex woman, who is thought to suffer depression, goes missing

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:10am Monday 29th September 2014

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a woman missing from her home.

Police appeal to track bike thief: Do you recognise this man?

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:01am Monday 29th September 2014

Police are appealing for help to trace a man captured on CCTV in connection with a bike theft at Chelmsford train station.

Police appeal for witnesses after fatal motorcycle collision yesterday

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

9:19am Monday 29th September 2014

Police are investigating a collision between a motorcycle and a car which claimed the life of the bike rider.

RNLI tow yacht inland after engine fails

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:06am Monday 29th September 2014

The Burnham RNLI lifeboat towed a yacht to harbour after it suffered engine failure.

Bingo nights to raise funds for Maldon Carnival

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

Bingo nights will be raising funds for Maldon Carnival.

Police appeal for witnesses following man assaulted on High Street

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

1:30pm Sunday 28th September 2014

Police have appealed for witnesses after a man was assaulted outside a Maldon pub.

Funeral directors puts up plaque to commemorate long standing employee

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Sunday 28th September 2014

A funeral home is putting up a plaque in memory of a former employee.

Tillingham band The Mays celebrates 40 years

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

Ever heard about the missing Tillingham phone box?

Burnham Post Office to undergo refurbishment

Maldon and Burnham Standard: FOUR people have been sacked and another two have resigned as part of an investigation into potential fraud at a call centre, The Northern Echo has learnt.

9:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

Burnham Post Office is set to be modernised and will also be increasing its opening hours.

Car and dog show takes place in Purleigh tomorrow

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

If you love cars and dogs, Purleigh is the place to be tomorrow (Sept 28).

Strongmen pull 50-ton train for charity

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:30pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Muscle men pulled a train the weight of five elephants to raise money and awareness for an incurable neurological condition.

Housing firm submits scaled back planning application

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Saturday 27th September 2014

A housing firm has submitted a scaled back planning application for 45 homes.

Big band comes to Bradwell village hall tonight

Maldon and Burnham Standard: A MUSICAL FEAST

9:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A big band will be making a welcome return to Bradwell village hall today (Sept 27). 

IN PICTURES: Fire tears through village pub in Bradwell-on-Sea

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:40am Saturday 27th September 2014

Residents fear the "heart of the village" has been lost after a fire tore through a public house in Bradwell-on-Sea.

Blazing Bradwell-on-Sea pub fire is thought to be "suspicious"

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:25pm Friday 26th September 2014

Fire fighters are tackling a blaze at the Kings Head pub in Bradwell-on-Sea.

Police renew appeal over vicious assault of 13-year-old

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:49pm Friday 26th September 2014

Police have appealed for information about an assault at Wickford in which a 13-year-old boy was pushed over and repeatedly kicked in the face and back.

Pub holds cider, cheese and wine festival this weekend

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Cheese (3072105)

4:56pm Friday 26th September 2014

Wine tasting will be coming to The Norton pub this weekend during the Cider, Cheese and Wine Festival.

Pupils get fresh new look and reception area

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A school has saved parents some pennies by buying each pupil a jumper and bookbag after updating its uniform.

Police warning after fraudsters contact elderly people for bank details

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

1:30pm Friday 26th September 2014

Police have issued an advisory warning after fraudsters contacted two people and tried to take their bank details.

Councillor hopes residents will be eligible for grant to stop flooding

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The Street in Latchingdon. Pic taken by Emma Elliott

12:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A councillor hopes that flooded properties in Latchingdon may be eligible for grants to prevent it happening again.

Walkers raise thousands in fourth Forget Me Not walk

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Friday 26th September 2014

The fourth Forget Me Not walk raised thousands of pounds for two proud parents charity in memory of their son.

Maldon district among the unhappiest in the country according to new wellbeing survey

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:42am Friday 26th September 2014

Maldon residents are among the least happy in the country according to a new wellbeing survey.

Shed Project praised by Maldon Town Mayor

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:35am Friday 26th September 2014

Praise has been heaped on a “fantastic” male-orientated community project following its official launch.

Inquest opened into death of motorcyclist

Maldon and Burnham Standard: webpix coroners coroner's court inquest coroner

5:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

An inquest has been opened into the death of a motorcyclist.

Woman seriously injured after falling and being rolled on by horse

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Charity Christmas Shoping Evening for Essex Air Ambulance

4:20pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after falling from a horse near Maldon in Essex.

Look out for your little ones in our reception picture supplement next week

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:10pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Our First Class supplement will be in next week’s paper (Oct 2). 

Developer to consult with residents on plans for 180 homes in Burnham

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:05pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A developer will be going out to consultation with the public over plans for 180 homes in Burnham.

Mum nominated for award after setting up business painting personalised pet bags which are loved by celebrities

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

If you are after a unique way to show off your pampered pooch, beloved bunny or crazy cat, a Maldon mum has the answer.

Extreme challenge lover attempts to swim channel for charity

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:30pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A lover of extreme challenges took on crossing the channel to raise money for Action for Family Carers, in memory of his grandmother.

Royal treatment for brave Laughlin as he collects Most Inspirational Child award

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A brave seven-year-old who has battled cancer three times in three years has been presented with a Most Inspirational Child award.

Burnham's magical illuminated carnival takes place this Saturday

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:52am Thursday 25th September 2014

Burnham Carnival's magical illuminated procession takes place this Saturday (Sept 27).

Don't miss it! Maldon Regatta this Saturday

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:45am Thursday 25th September 2014

Maldon Town Regatta is an event not to be missed this Saturday (Sept 27). 

Tributes flood in for dearly-loved mother who died after collision with lorry

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

A dearly-loved mother has died following a collision with a lorry.






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