Driver fury as roadworks cause town centre gridlock

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Driver fury as roadworks cause town centre gridlock

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Angry drivers are demanding to know why two major town centre road schemes have been allowed to take place at the same time.

Tributes paid to stab victim Michael Haastrup

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Tributes paid to stab victim Micheal Haastrup

9:15am Thursday 24th April 2014

Tributes have been paid to a stab victim whose troubled past saw him involved in crime from the age of 13.

Musical line-up for Fling Festival announced

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Crowds taking part in an Bollywood dance class at last year''s Fling Festival

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

ELECTRO-SWING, folk mashups and gentlemanly hip-hop will be among the sounds of a Chelmsford arts festival this year.

Road sign left dangerous for months

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Road sign left dangerous for months

7:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

A CONCERNED driver has hit out after waiting months for dangerous graffiti to be cleaned off a road sign which he says is a "fatal accident waiting to happen".

IN THIS WEEK'S GAZETTE

Maldon and Burnham Standard: IN THIS WEEK'S FRINTON AND WALTON GAZETTE

7:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

Are YOU in this week's Gazette!

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Under the bonnet at Delamer Care Home

7:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Deep Blue Sea comes to Kelvedon

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Curtains raised: The Theatre Royal

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

One of Terence Rattigan’s finest plays is being performed in Kelvedon.

Light switch-off could have cost life

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Streetlight switch-off: County debates controversial policy

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A CYCLIST has slammed the decision to turn off the majority of the county’s streetlights after suffering serious injuries on his way to work.

Braintree Road allocated £200,000 for improvements

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex County Council

5:14pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A total of £200,000 has been allocated to improve Braintree Road in Cressing.

Crematorium to enter green space contest

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Crematorium to enter green space contest

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TENDRING crematorium has been entered into a prestigious gardening competition for the first time.

Money and awareness raised at 12-hour long tennis match fundraiser for Femi

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Money and awareness raised at 12-hour long tennis match fundraiser for Femi

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The family of a teenager who was unable to find a bone marrow donor match have been overwhelmed by community support in Witham.

Marine police rescue yacht crew in Blackwater Estuary

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The rescued yacht

4:27pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Marine police helped rescue sailors whose boat lost power in the Blackwater Estuary.

20% off bus fares during Catch the Bus Week

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Have your say on transport in Harpenden

4:15pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Passengers in Essex are being given the chance to try the bus at a reduced fare as part of Catch the Bus Week 2014.

Do you know this woman? Police want to speak to her in connection with cash robbery

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Chelmsford robbery

4:15pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POLICE want to identify the woman pictured on CCTV as they hunt for two men responsible for the robbing a Chelmsford taxi driver.

Third arrest in Colchester murder investigation

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Tragic – “great lad” Jim

4:07pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A man, 27, has been arrested in connection with the Jim Attfield murder investigation in Colchester.

Households save thousands with Essex Energy Switch

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex County Council

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

HOUSEHOLDS across Essex have joined forces to save more than £250,000 on their gas and electricity bills.

County council backing plans for more apprenticeships

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

3:50pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Essex County Council is backing plans to create more apprenticeships.

Fresh witness appeal made as police make third arrest in Jim Attfield murder investigation

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Victim Jim Attfield

3:55pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A man, 27, has been arrested in connection with the Jim Attfield murder investigation.

Top cop says police stations are not fit for purpose

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Clacton police station

3:44pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POLICE buildings in Essex are no longer fit for purpose, according to the county’s top cop.

Governing body considering third attempt to bring horse racing back to Great Leighs

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Great Leighs Racecourse opened officially to the public yesterday

3:32pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

OFFICIALS are reviewing plans to return horse racing back to a track on the Chelmsford/Braintree border which closed in 2009.

Street lights can stay off after no crime increase, say police

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Faulty cable that caused Watford power cut fixed

3:16pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Street lights are set to remain off across Essex as there is no evidence of increased crime, according to Essex Police.

225 guns seized as cops cancel licences

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Chief Constable of Essex Police Stephen Kavanagh

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

HUNDREDS of firearms have been seized after a review of gun licences in Essex.

Bobbies swapping beat for saddle for charity cycle

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Bobbies swapping beat for saddle for charity cycle

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A LEUKAEMIA sufferer has rounded up a team of cops to take part in a charity bike ride.

Police warning after sheds broken into in Wix

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

3:49pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BURGLARS have broken into three sheds in Wix.

Sat nav and iPhone chargers stolen from car

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

1:54pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A SAT NAV and two iPhone chargers were stolen after thieves broke into a car in Dovercourt.

Police failed too many victims of abuse...we had to change

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Chief Constable Stephen Cavanagh

12:56pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

I WALKED into a door. I was playing netball and a ball hit me in the face. She hit me first and I was just protecting myself. He didn’t mean to do it and he said he is sorry.

New arty seating unveiled by Chelmsford canal

Maldon and Burnham Standard: New arty seating unveiled by Chelmsford canal

12:43pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN ARTISTIC bench was unveiled by the side of a canal in Chelmsford.

Thieves target cars in Stanway

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

1:12pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Four cars were broken into during the Easter weekend in Stanway

Hammer attack in Colchester injures two

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police launch appeal for stolen goods

12:20pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A HAMMER attack by an armed gang has left one man in hospital and another with facial injuries.

Popular fish monger set to close as a result of supermarket saturation

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Natasha Hughes.

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A POPULAR fishmongers has closed after seven years in Colchester town centre.

Battle of the supermarkets: where is better value?

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Reporter Rebecca looks at which supermarkets offer best value

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WE pitted the current superstores in our area against the new proposed stores to find out who offers the better value for money.

Have your say on care at Colchester's hospitals

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Colchester General Hospital

11:59am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Care Quality Commission is holding two public events as part of an inspection of Colchester’s hospitals.

New director for troubled hospital trust

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Colchester General Hospital

11:27am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN interim director has been appointed by Colchester's troubled hospital trust.

Care worker claims teen revealed suicide method to colleague days before death

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Popular girl: Rebecca Watkins

11:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A suicidal teenager told a care worker how she intended to kill herself just days before she died, an inquest has heard.

Bus users warned of services changes across Braintree district

Maldon and Burnham Standard: New Dales bus link established

10:24am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

First Essex have announced a number of changes to services in Braintree.

Critics argue district homes plan lacks necessary infrastructure

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Hatfield Peverel residents oppose further development in the village

10:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Plans to find sites for nearly 3,500 homes across Braintree district in the next decade have been dismissed as inadequate by critics.

Parking strife as new rules catch out drivers

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Parking strife as new rules catch out drivers

10:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PARKING outrage has returned to a town centre, as new restrictions are targeting unaware drivers.

TV show is looking for Essex homes to feature in new series

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Elvis Presley's record player goes under the hammer

10:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Do you have a treasure lurking in your living room? 

Council backs plans for more apprenticeships

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex County Council

9:13am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

ESSEX County Council is backing plans to create more apprenticeships.

Part of Mistley Quay collapses

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Part of Mistley Quay collapses

8:51am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WORK at Mistley Quay was affected and nieghbours left shocked after part of the quayside collapsed.

Knife-wielding robber steals cigarettes from village store

Maldon and Burnham Standard: nswebpix police crime tape

8:42am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Braintree detectives are appealing for information after a robbery at the Church Street Co-Op store yesterday afternoon.

Consultation opened for possible post office move in Danbury

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Ealing Broadway post office now open on Sundays

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A VILLAGE post office could be moved and opened for longer.

Student paramedics safe for calls says standards chief

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Marcus Bailey, interim consultant paramedic

7:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

FOUR hundred student paramedics are being recruited directly by the region’s ambulance service because it can’t get enough qualified medics from the universities.

Mayflower Project holds top level talks with city council

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Mayflower project holds top level talks with city council

7:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BOSSES behind a project to recreate a historic ship have entered into top level talks with a city with strong links to the vessel.

"Free Spirit" exhibition at Braintree District Museum

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Braintree museum is one of the district's attractions

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Fashion and textile students are displaying their work at Braintree District Museum.

Flytipping spoiling our community

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Flytipping spoiling our community

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

"UNACCEPTABLE" flytipping is spoiling towns and villages as irresponsible residents dump everything from sofas and beds to everyday houshold waste.

Red arrows returning to Clacton Air Show

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Red arrows returning to Clacton Air Show

5:51pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE world’s most famous aeroplane squad is set to take to the sky in Clacton again later this year.

Police search after man flees from Alresford crash

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police launch appeal for stolen goods

5:12pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

POLICE are searching for a man following a car crash in Alresford.

Apology as Queen is unable to visit Braintree school at short notice

Maldon and Burnham Standard: HRH Queen Elizabeth II visits Blackburn Cathedral for Maundy service 17/04/2014

4:18pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The Queen will be visiting Felsted School and Chelmsford next month.

Close shave for mayor to raise charity cash

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Close shave for mayor to raise charity cash

4:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A MAYOR has been robbed of his facial fuzz in the name of charity.






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