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Pub holds pumpkin carving competition this Saturday

Maldon and Burnham Standard: PUMPKIN TIME

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

An historic pub will be holding a Halloween disco and pumpkin carving competition.

Personal belongings worth £100 stolen from parked car

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

1:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after £100 worth of personal belongings were stolen from a parked car.

Strong winds predicted to hit Essex on Tuesday

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Met Office issues Dorset with weather warning

1:23pm Monday 20th October 2014

Severe gales could affect Essex tomorrow, forecasters have warned.

Two high value cars stolen in Burnham in one night

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

10:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Two cars worth nearly £20,000 were stolen in one night.

Police appeal after cyclist is injured in collision and driver fails to give details

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:49pm Monday 20th October 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision left a cyclist injured.

Tourists brought £182m to Maldon, according to latest stats

Maldon and Burnham Standard: CASH WINDFALL: The 4Together AAP has awarded grants to 18 groups

9:00am Monday 20th October 2014

The latest statistics produced by Tourism South East has shown that the value of tourism to the Maldon district in 2012 was £182 million.

Man missing from his home for two days found safe in Latchingdon

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

6:38pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A man who was missing for two days has been located safely in Latchingdon. 

Police to investigate 'suspicious' van fire

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:24pm Sunday 19th October 2014

An investigation is being carried out after flames destroyed a van after it caught alight.

Cyclist taken to hospital after being in collision with car in Wickham Bishops

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:26pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A cyclist was taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Wickham Bishops.

Artists capture Maldon pub and street scenes

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Recognise some familiar scenes?

Thieves steal garden equipment from church

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

1:30pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Thieves have stolen two lawn mowers and a strimmer from a church.

Burglars attempt to force door to enter property

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

10:30am Sunday 19th October 2014

Burglars attempted to force a door to gain entry to a property.

Man killed after car collides with tree in Tollesbury

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

9:14am Sunday 19th October 2014

A man has died after a car collided with a tree last night. 

Suggestions for a Made In Maldon marketing project to draw tourists

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Maldon district: High-flying Maldon rubs shoulders with the best in quality of life survey

9:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A raft of proposals to promote the Maldon district have been unveiled in a draft action plan.

Hundreds turn out to celebrate life of inspirational Lockey

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:17pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Clutching sunflowers and tealights hundreds of people gathered together this evening to celebrate the life of inspirational Laughlin Whiteley.

Council in jam over statue funding

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:13pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A BRONZE statue of a fruit picker has been unveiled - after the council got in a jam over who would pay for it.

Residents turn out to view 180 homes plans for Burnham

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Dozens of residents turned out to view a proposal for 180 homes in Burnham.

Police appeal for witnesses after man was sprayed with tear gas

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

1:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault where a man was sprayed with tear gas.

Angry husband claims wife was left in Broomfield for hours after suspected stroke

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

An angry husband claims he was left in the dark after his wife suffered a suspected stroke.

Missing woman returns home safe and well

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

9:16am Saturday 18th October 2014

A Maldon woman who was reported missing has returned safely home. 

Make a will and help good causes

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Solicitors will be raising money for charity by encouraging customers to donate.

New adult community learning centre opens its doors

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A new adult learning centre has opened its doors in Maldon.

Police appeal for help tracing missing Maldon woman

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

4:39pm Friday 17th October 2014

Police are appealing for help as concerns grow for a missing Maldon woman. 

Pupils presented with prestigious award for their achievements

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Five pupils were presented with a prestigious award in recognition of hard work and achievements.

Developers appeal refusal to allow change from farm buildings to housing

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

Developers are appealing a refusal to allow them to change farm buildings into housing.

Primary pupils go bonkers for conkers for school competition

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Primary school children went bonkers for conkers to try to win their school’s annual conker competition.

Detectives appeal for help in identifying man in connection with hand grenade case

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:34am Friday 17th October 2014

Detectives have appealed for information to identify a man wanted in connection with an incident in which bullets were fired and a hand grenade thrown at a house in Essex.

New ambulances heading for Maldon and South Woodham Ferrers

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Friday 17th October 2014

A new fleet of ambulances is being rolled out across the region and Maldon is in line to receive an update for it’s ‘ageing’ vehicle.

Woman charged with assisting an offender accused of attempted murder

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Chelmsford Magistrates' Court

9:19am Friday 17th October 2014

A woman is due to appear in court today accused of assisting an offender.

Victory for Moat tenants after U-turn over pets ban

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A housing association has backtracked on a ban on pets following a public backlash.

Tributes flood social media for young Lockey the "brave warrior"

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

Tributes have poured in for a little boy who bravely fought cancer three times.

More than 170 jobs at risk as printing firm considers ceasing manufacture at Heybridge branch

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:50am Thursday 16th October 2014

More than 170 jobs could be at risk after a printing firm announced it could cease manufacture at its Heybridge branch.

Look out for Tiptree boy Joey in tonight's TV drama

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Eleven-year-old Joey Price is set to make his professional acting debut in a star-studded drama based around the Great Fire of London.

Aldi expresses an interest in coming to Maldon

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Maldon could soon see another addition to its list of supermarkets as a budget chain expresses an interest in the town.

Inquest: Burnham woman, Lindy Barker, was found hanged

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex County Council are reducing the Youth Services budget

2:10pm Thursday 16th October 2014

An inquest has been opened into the death of a woman who was found hanged at her home.

Maldon midwives strike over poor working conditions

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:30pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Midwives went on strike in the pouring rain for the first time in a century over poor pay and working conditions.

Airport may object to proposed Burnham solar farm if glare affects their pilots

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

An airport has suggested that it may object to a proposed solar farm if glare from the panels may affect their pilots’ vision.

Sarah inspires other mums to follow their dreams after starting up her own jewellery making business

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A creative mum who set up her own jewellery making business is inspiring other mums to follow their dreams after setting up her own jewellery making business.

Police appeal for witnesses after woman is seriously injured in M11 crash

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:55am Thursday 16th October 2014

Police have appealed for witnesses following a crash on the M11 in which a woman was seriously injured.

SPOTLIGHT: We speak to mothers suffering severe morning sickness

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

The Duchess of Cambridge hit the headlines when she was treated in hospital for severe morning sickness at the beginning of her second pregnancy.

Cats, dogs and guinea pigs receive blessing during special service

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Hounds, guinea pigs and cats gathered in a church to receive a special blessing.

Bus users left stranded in Burnham after one vehicle breaks down and another wouldn't start

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:55pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BUS users had a 1.5 hour wait after one vehicle broke down and a replacement bus wouldn’t start.

Repairs to quayside could be given the go ahead

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Stalls lined the Hythe Quay

3:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Repairs to Maldon's Hythe Quay could be given the green light. 

Roller disco this weekend to raise money for cancer charity

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A brave fundraiser is organising a roller disco to raise money for a national cancer charity.

Woman treated for shock after Burnham post office crash

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:06pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A woman was treated for shock after a crash outside Burnham post office.

Five million people cannot afford to save for a deposit to buy their own home - Special Spotlight report

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Buying your own home means much more than just a place to lay your head every night; it means security, shelter, a place to raise your family and a roof over your head.

What do you love about your town? We want to know

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:04am Wednesday 15th October 2014

What do you love about where you live?

Controversial application for new funeral parlour in front of retirement home up for committee decision

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A controversial proposal to change a house directly in front of a retirement home into a funeral directors has been recommended for approval when it reaches the Central Area Planning Committee next Wednesday.

Adventure golf course looks set to get the go ahead in Maldon

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:40am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A pirate-themed golf course looks set to get the go ahead.

Inquest into death of Maria Stubbings identifies string of police failings

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:05am Wednesday 15th October 2014

An inquest into the death of Maria Stubbings has concluded that a catalogue of police failings contributed to her murder.






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