Shopkeeper celebrates 30 year anniversary after healthy lifestyle works wonders

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

When Ron Sambridge stopped eating dairy to help his asthma, it led to a whole new healthy lifestyle.

Council worker Brian retires after 40 years... and not one sick day!

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A CHELMSFORD Council worker Brian Knights recently retired after 40-years unblemished service.

Appeal for trader help to boost free festive present scheme

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A CHARITY wants businesses to get involved in a scheme offering free sacks of presents to underprivileged families at Christmas.

Climb aboard ghost train for Halloween

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

CHILDREN are invited to celebrate Halloween with a spooky ghost train ride.

Get your cat snipped and chipped for just £10

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

The Colne Valley Branch of Cats Protection, in conjunction with the RSPCA, are offering to microchip and neuter your moggy for £10 at the Coggeshall branch of Millennium Veterinary Practice, in West Road, Coggeshall on October 30, from 10.30am until 2pm.

Mother of tragic teen Arran Tosh thanks Hedingham School pals

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

The mother of a Hedingham School boy who died suddenly from a brain tumour earlier this year has thanked her son’s former schoolmates and teachers for their fundraising efforts.

Scary snaps and sweets at shopping centre

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

THERE’S set to be some spooky fun at a shopping centre in Clacton this half-term.

The hills are coming alive in Witham

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Witham Operatic Society will be performing Rodgers and Hammerstein's last work together, The Sound of Music, from Monday to next Saturday.

Fond tribute to former star of summer theatre Lynda Bellingham

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to actress and Frinton Summer Theatre favourite Lynda Bellingham, who died this week, aged 66.

Treats for mind, body and spirit

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A MIND, body, spirit and craft fayre will take place this weekend.

Hylands House is hosting two Halloween events next week

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Hylands House will host the event

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

First up is Fright Night on Thursday, October 30, which is billed for families. A quest through the gardens based on the Lord of the Rings precedes a spectacular firework display.

Watch Russian ballet by live broadcast

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Ballet

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A live broadcast of The Legend of Love by the Bolshoi Ballet is being shown at the Haverhill Arts Centre tomorrow.

Police officers assaulted while trying to arrest suspect in Dovercourt

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

11:47am Saturday 25th October 2014

POLICE officers were injured when trying to arrest a suspect in Dovercourt.

Five arrested for drugs offences and two arrested for stealing car after collision

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

11:31am Saturday 25th October 2014

Police made seven arrests after two cars collided and a police helicopter was scrambled to find two suspects who fled the scene.

Braintree doctors due to get golden hellos from next month

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

New doctors in Braintree will get “golden hellos” of up to £10,000 from next month to plug gaps at surgeries.

Helicopter searches for suspects who fled from traffic collision

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The Essex Police helicopter cost over £1million to run last year

11:11am Saturday 25th October 2014

A police helicopter searched for suspects who fled a road traffic collision last night.

Guy Carnival coming to town tonight

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

GRAB your bigheads and your buckets because the Guy Carnival returns tonight.

Infant school children settle for sandwiches as new kitchen still not finished

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Infant school children entitled to free hot meals are settling for sandwiches as their new kitchen is still not ready.

Woman appeals to find stolen family heirloom ring

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A woman has been left “lost” after burglars stole her handbag containing a family heirloom eternity ring.

Carswell claims PM David Cameron is taking a leaf out of his book

Maldon and Burnham Standard: David Cameron

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

DAVID Cameron has started sounding like arch-defector Douglas Carswell, insisting the British people and not Brussels officials are his “boss”, according to Clacton’s newly elected MP.

Nursery school receives outstanding Ofsted report

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A nursery school held a celebration morning after receiving an outstanding Ofsted report.

Comic hoping to roar Clarets to cup success today

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:20am Saturday 25th October 2014

A FOOTBALL blogger from Derbyshire is hoping to be a lucky charm for Chelmsford City today in their FA Cup tie against Barnet.

Cop this! Old police station on the market for £175k

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Closed in January, Brightlingsea police station

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

HERE’S an arresting investment opportunity...the chance to buy your very own police station.

Drivers puzzled as new A120 signs go grey

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

DRIVERS have been left bemused after new speed signs at an accident blackspot were installed without numbers.

Company which runs Old Deanery told to improve welfare of residents at another care home

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

The company that runs a care home at the centre of abuse allegations has been told to improve the care and welfare of residents at another of its homes.

Bake off success for students

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

CHILDREN put on their aprons to battle it out for the title of the best baker.

Quaint Writtle restaurant in 'friendly' buy-up

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A POPULAR restaurant in Writtle has undergone a makeover and been rebranded after being bought up by a high street food business.

Sible Hedingham boy starts school two months late because he could not get a place at his village school

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A boy has started school nearly two months late because he could not get a place locally.

£1.4 million sports facility plan unveiled for Colchester secondary school

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:51pm Friday 24th October 2014

A STATE-OF-THE-ART sports facility could be created at a Colchester school.

Care Home plan unveiled for Essex County Hospital

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex County Hospital to shut

4:43pm Friday 24th October 2014

A DEVELOPER has unveiled plans to turn Essex County Hospital into a care village.

Anger as limited resources mean police can't close roads for remembrance parade

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

FURIOUS villagers have slammed Essex Police after top cops confirmed they do not have the resources to help at Thorpe’s memorial parade.

Blue badge spaces lost in car-sharing trial

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

COLCHESTER Council is offering exclusive parking spaces to car -sharing commuters – by cutting the number of Blue Badge spaces.

Police chief urges parents to remain vigilant after pervert accosted boys

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

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

EXTRA police patrols have been put in place after two teenage boys were accosted in Clacton.

Two men appear in court charged with attempted murder

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Colchester Magistrates' Court

3:41pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men were stabbed and had boiling water thrown at them during an attack at a house, a court heard.

Police thank public after missing girl returns home

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

3:26pm Friday 24th October 2014

A girl who had been missing from her home in Chigwell since Monday has returned home.

Warning issued over spate of shed and garage burglaries

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

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Residents are being urged to keep their garages and sheds secure after a spate of burglaries.

Sir John Gielgud's Finchingfield retreat goes on the market

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

The village retreat of legendary actor and director Sir John Gielgud is on the market for the first time in more than 50 years.

Clacton man Junaid Hamidi, 28, charged with murder in Grimsby

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

2:16pm Friday 24th October 2014

A CLACTON man has appeared in court charged with murder.

New head appointed at top Chelmsford school

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:11pm Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW headteacher has been appointed at the King Edward VI Grammar School.

Work to improve drainage in Feering starts on Monday

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Highways is aware of the problem

2:22pm Friday 24th October 2014

Work to improve drainage in Feering will start on Monday.

Guy Carnival looking back

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SCRAPBOOK looking back at the Guy Carnival through the ages is being sold to raise money for charity.

Top harpist to dazzle with solo shows

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A CLASSICALLY trained harpist is hosting two recitals.

Pool makeover to be rounded off with new name

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A POPULAR leisure centre will be getting a new name to go with its new look, following a £900,000 makeover.

Meadows grows green credentials

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1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Meadows Shopping Centre in Chelmsford High Street has won its second environmental award this year.

Having issues with your mobile or tablet?

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Plans are being drawn up for a Shildon mobile phone app

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Need help getting started with your mobile phone or tablet?

Kelvedon Players are Looking for Love

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Curtains raised: The Theatre Royal

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

The Kelvedon Players will be performing Looking for Love at The Institute, High Street, Kelvedon tonight and Saturday and next Friday and Saturday from 8pm.

Motorists advised to avoid M25 following earlier crash

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:55pm Friday 24th October 2014

MOTORISTS are advised to avoid the M25 following a multi-vehicle collision on the Essex bound track of the motorway.

New apprentices join Braintree firm's scheme

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A group of youngsters have got their first foot on the ladder in the construction industry after joining an apprentice scheme.

Tornados to whip up a storm on stage in Clacton

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE band who played alongside Britain’s answer to Elvis are back on tour.

In pictures: Our day learning about the Great Fire of London

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS were transported back to the year 1666 to help them learn about the Great Fire of London.






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