THE annual town meeting of Maldon will be held next week.

Maldon Town Council host an open meeting every year to give residents the opportunity to ask questions of the council to raise matters of concern.

It is due to be held at Maldon Town Hall on Market Hill on Monday at 7.30pm.

Along with the council’s yearly reports, Essex Police’s Assistant Chief Constable Andy Prophet will give an insight into plans for policing in Maldon and will also be taking questions and concerns from residents.

Town mayor Jeanette Stilts will also present the Mayor of Maldon’s Award for services to the community and hand out donations from the official fund to volunteer and charity organisations, many of whom will have their work on display prior to the meeting beginning.

Doors open from 6.45pm and everyone is welcome to attend.