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Ambulance service warns of road safety after 297 crashes involved children

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Members of Unite who work for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service plan more strikes over claims that safety is being put at risk.

4:05pm Monday 1st September 2014

Families are being urged by the ambulance service to avoid taking road safety for granted ahead of the new school term.

Police appeal to find burglary suspect who broke officer's finger

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:22pm Monday 1st September 2014

Detectives investigating a burglary have arrested one man but are hoping that the public will help them identify the outstanding suspect from CCTV pictures.

Major shake-up takes place in a bid to improve local policing

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

3:17pm Monday 1st September 2014

From today, Essex Police is making a number changes to the way officers and police staff work across the county.

Wind farm benefit fund will grant thousands in funding to local groups

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

Community groups are urged to apply for thousands in grants from a local wind farm.

Youngsters bump into Olly Murs at local McDonalds

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Two youngsters had a Bank Holiday treat when they met idol Olly Murs in their local McDonalds.

Maldon plumber Paul to ride to Paris in memory of his mum

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A Maldon father-of-three will be tackling a 320-mile bike ride in memory of his “fantastic” mum.

Small congregation wows the judges with wildlife efforts

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Villagers are celebrating after scooping £200 for their well-kept church yard.

A man in his seventies has died after an A12 crash

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:08am Sunday 31st August 2014

A man has died after a crash into a central reservation.

New Wetherspoons apply to sell alcohol until 1am Thursday-Saturday

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Sunday 31st August 2014

A new pub says it will asses the hours it will sell alcohol by taking into account local demand and the pub’s location.

Four cars stolen from Maldon district within five days

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Four cars were stolen within five days in the Maldon district.

Police appeal: Man left with puncture wounds after dog bite in Maldon

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:55pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Police are investigating after a man was bitten by a white labrador.

Freddie Flintoff visits village tea rooms

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:30pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A village tearoom was thrilled to received a visit from cricketing legend Freddie Flintoff.

DIY volunteers needed to help with community project

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Volunteers are urgently needed to help get a new community DIY project off the ground before it faces the threat of cancelled sessions.

Memory Lane: A look back at Burnham fire station

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Retired snapper Derek Argent took this photo at Burnham Fire Station in 1997.

Diamond wedding couple say weddings have changed over past 60 years

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

Cedric and Daphne Gurton, of North Road, Tollesbury, married on August 6, 1954 and recently celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary.

Revellers party hard at Brownstock music festival

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:51am Saturday 30th August 2014

Dizzee Rascal blew away the crowds as he performed at Brownstock music festival last night.

Police appeal after vandal causes £400 damage

Maldon and Burnham Standard: nswebpix police crime tape

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Police are hunting for a vandal after a car was left badly scratched.

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 UPDATE: Girl found

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. 






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