Butchers shop to reopen on the site of Meat Inn

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A butchers shop is set to reopen after a family firm stepped into take over the premises of Meat Inn which closed on July 5.

Chrissie to star at 50s charity night

Maldon and Burnham Standard: COLLECTING: Ten charities have permission.

6:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

AN acclaimed singer is performing at a charity night to raise money for a worthy cause.

WWI: Illustrated talk and film showing

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

HARWICH’s part in the First World War will be remembered at a special commemoration event this Sunday.

Workshop for budding photographers

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Tips for budding photographers next week

6:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

Mark’s Hall is holding a workshop for budding photographers.

Thieves steal mobile phone left on top of handbag in unlocked car

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

5:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

Thieves stole a mobile phone, which was left on top of a handbag in the front seat of a car.

St John's roadworks set to end tomorrow - two weeks early

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Burst main leaves 38 homes without water

5:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

ROADWORKS on the outskirts of Clacton are expected to end this weekend almost two weeks ahead of schedule.

Volunteers: ‘Our Olympic charity effort’

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

TWO Chelmsford councillors are loving volunteering – and making the most of the country’s top sporting events.

Air ambulance called to man who suffered lacerated foot

Maldon and Burnham Standard: essex air ambulance

4:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

AN air ambulance crew was launched to help a man who had fallen a cut his foot near a beach in Clacton.

New homes completed in Colchester

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

The keys have been handed over for the first affordable houses on a Colchester development.

Three taken to hospital after car overturns outside Bradwell pub

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Pic credit: East of England Ambulance Service Trust

3:42pm Friday 1st August 2014

A man, woman and young girk have been taken to hospital after the car they were travelling in overturned outside a Bradwell pub.

Fresh opportunity to save money on gas and electricity bills

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Grant will aid group's aim to lower energy bills

3:11pm Friday 1st August 2014

A FRESH chance to save money on energy bills will be launched next Tuesday.

New town for north Essex?

3:08pm Friday 1st August 2014

A NEW town or village could be built in north Essex to try and tackle the region’s desperate housing shortage.

Abby competes in final of national competition

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

A young girl competed in the finals of a national competition after hitting all the right notes in the area final.

St Osyth to stage centenary remembrance service

Maldon and Burnham Standard: World War One poppies to be planted across Bushey

2:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

ST Osyth is holding a special remembrance service to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

All aboard for spectacular day by the sea

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

THOUSANDS of seadogs arrived on Harwich Quay for the annual Sea Festival.

Survey launched on housing issues in Colchester

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Report: Colchester needs more than 1,000 new homes a year to meet demand

1:44pm Friday 1st August 2014

COLCHESTER residents and groups are being asked to fill in a survey about the housing issues facing them.

X Box and games stolen in house burglary

Maldon and Burnham Standard: A man died after he was assaulted at a party being held at his partner's house, police said

1:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

A GAMES console was snatched from a Jaywick home after crooks forced open the front door.

Driver bites pedestrian's head in Clacton street assault

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:50pm Friday 1st August 2014

A WOMAN needed hospital treatment after being wrestled to the ground and bitten on the head by an attacker in Clacton.

Edith Borthwick school will relocate after plans approved

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Edith Borthwick School

12:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

Plans to relocate a special needs school three miles to a larger two storey building on an industrial estate have been approved.

Restoration Man George Clarke films in Clacton

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

FILM cameras descended on Clacton as crews used the town to shoot dramatic airborne footage for a hit TV show.

Burglars hit Harwich homes

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

12:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

BURGLARS made off with hundreds of pounds of goods after a spate of burglaries across Tendring.

What to do this weekend: Top 10 events on in south Essex

Maldon and Burnham Standard: REALITY: Mario Falcone

12:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

Need something to do with the family? Fancy watching some music and sipping beer in the sunshine? We've gathered together a host of events going on this weekend in south Essex. 

Reunion held for former Bramston School teacher

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A dedicated teacher has enjoyed meeting with his former pupils at a reunion.

Charity coffee morning

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The purr-fect cup of coffee

10:30am Friday 1st August 2014

Grab a coffee and help members of the armed forces and their families.

Young dancers disappointed by last-minute festival axe

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

DISAPPOINTED dancers from Clacton were left in the lurch as a festival was axed at the last minute.

Services by the legion to remember the fallen

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

POIGNANT services will be held to remember all who served in the First World War on the centenary of its outbreak.

Talented musician died after accidental overdose on painkillers for brain cyst

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:36am Friday 1st August 2014

A talented musician accidentally overdosed on strong painkillers he was taking because of terrible headaches cause by a cyst on his brain.

Three arrested in Winnock Road

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

9:27am Friday 1st August 2014

Three men have been arrested after police were called to a disturbance in Winnock Road, Colchester, last night. 

Energy firm proposes 92,000 solar panels opposite ancient monument

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A solar farm larger than 14 football pitches and comprising 92,000 solar panels could be built opposite an ancient landmark.

Two car crash in Colne Causeway, Colchester

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:32am Friday 1st August 2014

TWO cars have crashed in Colchester.

Delays due to broken down freight train at Chelmsford

Maldon and Burnham Standard: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

8:25am Friday 1st August 2014

COMMUTERS are facing delays of up for 40 minutes due to a broken down freight train at Chelmsford.

Plucky Sam sets off to campaign for chickens

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:25am Friday 1st August 2014

CAMPAIGNER Sam White hopes to ruffle some feathers while touring Europe dressed as a chicken.

Neighbours praise cops in gun drama as arrested man detained under mental health act

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:24am Friday 1st August 2014

RESIDENTS have praised police for the way they tackled a gunman in their street.

William loving West End role

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A TEENAGE actor from Chelmsford who is taking the West End world by storm has just landed his biggest gig yet, staring alongside Hollywood star Martin Freeman.

In today's Standard

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:30am Friday 1st August 2014

A FIRST World War ensign has been uncovered in a village church, Harwich and Manningtree roads are included in hit list of the worst in Essex and old deeds are to be sold to raise cash for an ambitious boat project.

UPDATED: Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street line trains delayed after person hit at Romford

Maldon and Burnham Standard: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

5:05pm Thursday 31st July 2014

TRAINS in and out of London Liverpool Street are delayed after a person was hit by a train at Romford. 

Councillor and cricket club official arrested in Sport England fraud probe

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:18pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A PROMINENT councillor and a cricket club official have been arrested on suspicion of fraud against Sport England.

Rewards for school gardens

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

GREEN-fingered schoolchildren were rewarded for their gardening skills in an annual crime prevention event.

Firefighters tackle blaze at Toppesfield field

Maldon and Burnham Standard: ONGAR: Fire on school roof

5:28pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a field in Toppesfield today.

Taco Bell set for city centre

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A FAST food restaurant, usually found on the streets of America, is set to open on Moulsham Street.

Police warning after thieves steal laptop from unlocked van

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

5:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A laptop worth £1,500 was stolen from an unlocked van.

Latest round of fire strikes announced

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

4:40pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are to hold their latest series of strikes over pension reforms.

Delays after person hit by a train at Romford

Maldon and Burnham Standard: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

4:39pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Travellers are being warned to expect delays after a person was hit by a train at Romford.

Holey roads set to be repaired

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

MORE than 40 potholed and defective roads in the Clacton and Frinton area are finally set to be repaired.

Historic boat begins to take shape

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AMBITIOUS boatbuilders are on the hunt for treasure to bring good luck to a life-size replica ship that will sail to America.

Ambulance service failing target

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:26pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AMBULANCES in Essex are failing to get to some of the most critical patients on time, according to figures.

Wall demolished on A12 danger spot

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

An out of control car demolished a garden wall on a junction where local residents have begged the authorities to bring in saftey measures.

Dad catches snake coiled in the cupboard

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A QUICK-THINKING dad had to come up with a cunning plan after discovering a 5ft long snake hiding in his kitchen cupboard.

Looking back: RNLI gets radio

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HARWICH’S lifeboat has been a vital part of the town for decades – but it has not been without help from the community.

Young workers can't afford own home - shocking figures show property ladder woe

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Toughened lending sees mortgages fall

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THOUSANDS of young workers are being forced to live at home with their parents because they can’t afford a place of their own.






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