Rail passengers faced with delays tonight

Maldon and Burnham Standard: c2c rail service halted after person hit by a train at Leigh Station

6:08pm Monday 1st September 2014

AN ELECTRICAL supply problem on the train line near Limehouse is causing delays for commuters tonight.

Praise for police after traveller chaos in South Essex

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Nick Alston will be answering your questions

6:14pm Monday 1st September 2014

ESSEX Police’s response to an invasion of travellers in Southend and Canvey has been praised.

'On yer bike' - Take to two wheels and celebrate National Cycle to Work Day

Maldon and Burnham Standard: CYCLISTS: Should bicycle riders be forced to take out insurance against accidents?

3:13pm Monday 1st September 2014

SWITCH four wheels for two on Thursday (September 4) and celebrate National Cycle to Work Day.

It's all aboard for the new-look Old Ship Inn

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

A PUB in Aveley will be given a grand reopening after being taken over by a local businessman.

New Southend car park set to open in time for Christmas shopping

Maldon and Burnham Standard: LIVE: Southend Council budget

3:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

PARKING in Southend should become a little easier as of next Friday as a new car park is set to open.

Delivery office opens on Sundays

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:39pm Monday 1st September 2014

A DELIVERY office will be open on Sundays from this weekend.

Police restructure begins today

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Chief Constable Stephen Cavanagh

1:14pm Monday 1st September 2014

HUNDREDS of police officers are returning to neighbourhood teams this week as part of a major restructure of Essex Police.

Final of summer Opera show screenings to take place in just two weeks in Purfleet

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:09pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE FINAL of the BP Big Screens is set to take place in Purfleet in just two weeks.

Missing sisters from Grays found

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

TWO sisters who went missing from their home in Grays have been found safe and well.

Mercedes worth £35k stolen from street

Maldon and Burnham Standard: webpix police arrest

11:27am Monday 1st September 2014

A CAR worth £35,000 was stolen from the roadside after a burglary.

Leading Dolly Parton tribute act heading to Thurrock

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:00am Monday 1st September 2014

EUROPE’S leading tribute act to the Queen of Country is heading to Thurrock in October.

Islanders offer to be keyholders for flood pumps

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:00am Monday 1st September 2014

VOLUNTEERS are lining up to offer to be keyholders for Canvey’s flood pumps.

Residents asked for views on proposed Wickford development

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Chaos at Basildon Council budget meeting

9:56am Monday 1st September 2014

COUNCIL bosses are pressing ahead with plans for a new development of homes, shops and a community centre.

Concern over missing siblings

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Inderjit

9:32am Monday 1st September 2014

POLICE are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of two sisters missing from their home in Grays.

‘Mindless’ flooding driver is cautioned

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A “MINDLESS FOOL” who filmed himself driving through floodwaters on Canvey, deliberately splashing people, has been handed a police caution.

Council’s red light for eight new flats

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:54pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CAR dealership should not be converted into flats, according to town councillors.

She looks fine...but this is what Beth endures

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

THE parents of a seriously ill girl have released a bold picture showing how a rare condition affects her on a daily basis.

Time to inspect all the drains, says Castle Point MP

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AN MP is calling for a full review of Castle Point’s drainage system as she fears it cannot cope with average rainfall.

Time to get Southend's clocks fixed?

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A BROKEN timepiece may be correct twice a day...but a retired mayoral chauffeur is on a crusade to get Southend’s working around the clock.

Minister opens first railways academy

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

PROSPECTS College has unveiled the UK’s first advanced technology college – focused on building Britain’s railways and roads for the next 60 years.

Faith leader defends Islamic centre plan

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AN ISLAMIC group is hoping to set up a new centre in a former Basildon call centre office – but insists it would not be a mosque.

Turning the Ice Bucket Challenge on its head

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A WOMAN has turned the ice bucket challenge on its head, by pledging to survive on a single bucket of water each day for a week.

Southend student, Nathaniel, 15, is a magician in the making

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A TEENAGER has set sights on giving magicians like Dynamo and David Blaine a run for their money.

Woman badly burnt in chip pan fire

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:49pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A WOMAN was left with severe burns to her face, arms and chest after she attempted to tackle a chip pan fire.

Pair scoot to national titles

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

TWO youngsters have been crowned champions in a national scooting competition.

Police searching for driver who fled crash scene

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

1:04pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A DRIVER ran away after ploughing his car into a roundabout.

Clear water volunteer required in Thurrock

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The Environmental Agency brought the prosecution against Anglian Water

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

AN ENVIRONMENTAL volunteer is needed in Thurrock to promote Anglian Water’s Keep it Clear campaign.

Grab an Echo grant for your community group

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Echo logo

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A HELPING hand is being offered by the Echo to help community groups and good causes.

Tories rubbish move to dump waste firm Cory

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

OPPOSITION Tories on Southend Council claim they would have grilled a waste firm instead of just dumping them.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Maldon and Burnham Standard: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Drunken yobs face boot from ALL pubs

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

DRUNKEN yobs causing problems in Billericaywill be banned from all the town’s pubs.

Please help to find the man who did this to me

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

THESE shocking photos show the devastating injuries a father suffered after he had acid thrown in his face.

Summer school whodunnit

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

BUDDING forensic scientists spent a week taking fingerprints, inspecting crime scenes and solving mysteries.

Updated: Man charged with dangerous driving after woman knocked down in Southend

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

POLICE are urging potential eyewitnesses to come forward after a woman was hit by a lorry.

Crowds turn up at Thurrock Council's mini beast safari

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

CROWDS turned up at Thurrock Council’s mini-beast safari at Westley Heights country park.

New Wickford swim centre is on track

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Picture from stock

2:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A NEW swimming and fitness centre is on track for its October launch.

New date for retrial of man accused of killing his grandad

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Chelmsford Crown Court

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A DATE has been set for a re-trial of a man accused of murdering his grandad.

Towie's Arg safe and well after being reported missing

Maldon and Burnham Standard: 'I'm the Ian Beale of TOWIE': Arg on his new book, naked selfie and Bluewater signing

11:11am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE Only Way Is Essex star James Argent is "safe and well" after he was reported missing.

Grays street party boost for charities

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

RESIDENTS gathered together for their annual street party, which has taken place since 2010 in Waverley Gardens.

Gavin 2 Stacey challenge sets off

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

SCORES of fundraisers saddled up in Billericay as they got set to ride all the way to Barry Island, in Wales.

Blaze leaves family homeless

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:13pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A FAMILY have been left homeless after their house went up in flames.

Firefighters tackle car blaze

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:36am Saturday 30th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS rushed to Chalkwell Avenue, Westcliff, after a car set alight.

Coastguard called to help drifting kite surfer

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Coastguard rescues Southend kitesurfers

9:24am Saturday 30th August 2014

A RESCUE operation was launched following concerns about a drifting kite surfer at East Beach, in Shoebury.

Help out at reserve

Maldon and Burnham Standard: WILDLIFE: Great Traston Meadows Nature reserve boosted by Gwent Wildlife Trust project

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

PEOPLE are needed to keep Noak Bridge Nature Reserve ship-shape.

Tories' shock at purple defection

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

TORY MPs in south Essex have been warned “none of your seats are safe” after a Conservative swapped sides for Ukip.

Young street dancers reach TV final tonight

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

TALENTED youngsters have danced their way into the finals of a TV dance competition.

Antony’s visit to site of his family tragedy

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A MAN paid a fact-finding visit to Shoebury Garrison after discovering his great grandfather died there in a freak accident.

40-year fight to see if pregnancy testing pill affected son's heart

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A MOTHER is backing a campaign for a public inquiry into the use of a pregnancy testing drug which is alleged to have caused terrible deformities in children.

Rayleigh sporting club still hopes to stay put

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

MEMBERS of a sports and social club are hoping Countryside’s proposed new homes won't scupper their club’s hopes of an extended lease on the site where it is based.

"Has anybody seen the gullies being cleared?"

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

ANGRY residents and councillors called into question work being carried out to stop further flooding.






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