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.

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.

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.

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.

Street dancers are the world champions – five times over

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

TALENTED youngsters are celebrating after have returning from a street dance competition as world champions.

Burglars stole £5,000 during burglary in Basildon

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:57pm Friday 29th August 2014

BURGLARS stole £4,000 of jewellery and £1,000 cash from a house during a burglary in Basildon.

Burglars cause £1,000 damage in raid

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

2:45pm Friday 29th August 2014

BURGLARS caused £1,000 of damage during a burglary in Billericay.

MP and Mayor announce Euro Car Parts partnership with automotive industry charity BEN

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:17pm Friday 29th August 2014

EURO Car Parts announced a working partnership with automotive industry charity, BEN, during a new store opening in Thurrock.

My hell after baby born at 24 weeks

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A MOTHER has described ten weeks of hell as her first child struggled to survive after being born just 24 weeks into the 40-week pregnancy.

Apprentice climbs the rank to become manager

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A FORMER apprentice has climbed the ranks to become a manager.

500 homes for West of Rayleigh

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

A MAJOR new housing estate with 500 homes and its own primary school, nursery, shops and clinic could be built just outside Rayleigh.

Do you recognise this man? Attempted robbery in Chelmsford

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:33am Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE want to identify this man in connection with an attempted robbery in Fairfield Road, Chelmsford.

Blood testing to stay local

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:34am Friday 29th August 2014

A PARTNERSHIP between Southend and Basildon Hospitals to deliver pathology services in south Essex has been given the go ahead.

Woman found guilty of benefit fraud

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Pair arrested for filming in Basildon Magistrates' Court

10:09am Friday 29th August 2014

A BENEFIT fraudster has escaped a jail term after failing to declare she was living with her partner.

Sit in a wheelchair for 12 hours for £40

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:19am Friday 29th August 2014

A MAN wants to raise money for charity by pushingawheelchair along the seafront for 12 hours - but he needs a passenger.

Fire service helps woman during 90-minute wait for ambulance

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

AN INJURED woman was helped by the fire service after an ambulance took an hour and a half to arrive.

Victim conned into letting would-be burglars into his home

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:56am Friday 29th August 2014

TWO men tricked their way into a man's home and raided his bedroom.

Devastated mum's life "turned upside down"

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:30am Friday 29th August 2014

A DEVASTATED single mum has had her life turned upside down when her little girl was diagnosed with cancer on her second birthday.

Thieves smash taxi while stealing car

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A TAXI driver has been unable to work after his cab and his wife’s car were damaged in a botched theft.

Man lands in Southend Airport with drugs from Amsterdam

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Southend Airport

7:30am Friday 29th August 2014

A MAN who smuggled three grams of cannabis into the UK through Southend Airport has been spared jail.

Pals’ brawl ended with man bottled

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A MAN who was bottled at a family birthday party had to pay his attacker £80 compensation.

Mums angry over bus ban

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A MUM is furious after her 11-year-old son was refused a place on a school bus, even after she offered to pay.

Brave Kerry is walking again after losing leg in horror crash

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:30am Friday 29th August 2014

A WOMAN who lost her leg in a horrific motorbike crash has taken her first steps on a prosthetic leg just twomonths after the accident.

Arrests after 100mph chase on A127

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

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

BURGLARS reached speeds of 100mph during a late-night police chase on the A127.

Dossier of evidence to stop Government scientist being "hoodwinked" over Canvey flooding

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

COUNCILLORS are gathering videos, pictures and eyewitness accounts of the devastating Canvey floods after concerns Government scientists will be “hoodwinked”.

Join the pub crawl to help kids in need

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Smugglers' rumours at Lobster Smack

7:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A RECORD-BREAKING pub crawl is coming to south Essex.

UPDATED: Accident causing tailbacks in Basildon

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:04pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TRAFFIC is affected in both directions on the A176, Basildon, this evening.

Police seek help to identify man in Pitsea Tesco robbery

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:43pm Thursday 28th August 2014

DETECTIVES in Basildon are searching for a man they believe to be involved in a robbery of Tesco staff in Pitsea last month.

Move to protect historic Southend air raid shelters

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

SECRET air raid tunnels under a former Southend factory site could be listed as protected by English Heritage.

Border force officials battle to stem the tide

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Border Agency swoop on illegal immigrants in King Street, Southall

4:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THERE was a significant increase in the number of illegal attempts to get in to the UK through the Essex ports in the past year.






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