Plans are underway for a new healthcare centre, outpatient unit, GP surgery and food store.

Kensington and Edinburgh Estates Limited hopes to develop land behind Maldon Cemetery, at Maldon Hall Farm off Spital Road.

Its plans, which include homes, offices and a 60-bed care home, come three years after it first offered to build a new hospital free of charge to the taxpayer at the site, in exchange for permission to turn St Peter’s Hospital into a supermarket.

* Full story in today's Maldon Standard.