A VETERINARY surgery will soon be opening in a village in the Maldon district.

The EdgeWood Veterinary Group says their new Althorne surgery will be opening its doors on Monday, March 4.

Those who have upcoming appointments at the Burnham surgery will be contacted to confirm location.

A spokesman said: “Althorne will run as Burnham does now and can be contacted on the existing Burnham phone number from March 4.

“For our clients who are unable to get to our new branch will we continue, for now, to open Burnham three afternoons a week for vet consultations.”