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Tribute from family of 'dearly loved' mother who died in Southminster collision

Gazette:

3:45pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A 'dearly loved' mother has died following a collision with a lorry.

Could you adopt? New campaign launched to encourage Essex residents

Gazette: Rise in county adoptions

5:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A NEW campaign has been launched to encourage people in Essex to consider adoption.

Football mad group raise thousands for charity by visiting 92 clubs in 92 hours

Gazette:

1:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Football mad friends raised thousands for a local hospice by visiting all the league clubs in England in 92 hours.

Police advice after increase in Land Rover and 4x4 vehicle thefts

Gazette: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

10:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

Police are reminding the public of the importance of securing their cars at all times.

Memory Lane: Take a look at Southminster's "most hip" 1960s band

Gazette:

9:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

MBS reader Tiff Smith sent in this old snap of his band. 

Maldon Film Club to show Goodbye First Love

Gazette: Two teens treated for smoke inhallation after microwave popcorn drama

5:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Get your popcorn ready!

Two men seen acting suspiciously arrested in connection with thefts from cars

Gazette: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

1:30pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Police arrested two men in connection with thefts from cars after they were seen acting suspiciously.

Car goes into ditch on 'Burnham bends'

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

10:56am Sunday 21st September 2014

An incident on the infamous ‘Burnham bends’ left a vehicle in a ditch last Saturday.

Witnesses sought after series of container break-ins

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

10:30am Sunday 21st September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to a series of break-ins to secure containers.

Free Maldon craft event for children

Gazette: Painting for Pleasure art classes will begin at Trimdon Village Hall this month

9:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A free children’s craft morning will take place with a harvest theme.

Maldon Town Regatta is set to entertain the crowds

Gazette: Stalls lined the Hythe Quay

5:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Maldon Town Regatta is an event not to be missed next weekend.

Mum who lost nearly six stone in a year nominated for slimming award

Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

An unhappy mum has grown in confidence after losing nearly six stone in just a year.

Expensive power tool stolen in shed break-in

Gazette: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

1:30pm Saturday 20th September 2014

An expensive power tool was stolen from a Bradwell shed last week.

Police investigating BMW theft after car keys stolen from house

Gazette: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

1:02pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Colchester Police are investigating a burglary that led to the theft of a BMW.

Police appeal after car windows smashed

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

10:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after all the front windows of a car were smashed.

Memory Lane: North Fambridge calendar girls back in 2005

Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Retired snapper Derek Argent has shared this picture he took in 2005.

Community group: We'll need a park and ride in Maldon, not housing

Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Plans for 131 new homes in Maldon look set to get the go ahead despite concerns that housing will take up land which could have been used for a park and ride.

Pupils celebrate after being invited to join Mensa

Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Nine clever kids put their brainpower to the test and have been rewarded with an invitation to join Mensa.

Vegan athlete disappointed after having to pull out of Great North Run

Gazette:

1:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

A successful vegan athlete has spoken of her ‘crushing disappointment’ about withdrawing from the Great North Run due to lack of help at her animal sanctuary.

Resident pays his respects to soldiers fallen in the First World War

Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A Burnham resident has paid his respect to those fallen in the First World War by taking part in a commemoration in London. 

Flats almost completely refurbished three months after devastating fire

Gazette:

10:30am Friday 19th September 2014

A block of flats devastated by fire are almost completely refurbished, three months after the blaze.

Sign up to a fundraising walk from Great Totham in memory of Tim

Gazette: What's on: Burnley Walking Festival, May 5 - 13

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Stretch your legs and blow away the cobwebs with a friendly, fundraising walk.

VIDEO: Burnham boat builder breaks world record with ocean row

Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A Burnham boat builder is both exhausted and exhilarated after breaking a world record by rowing across the Indian Ocean.

Market could be heading to Maldon High Street

Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Hopes are high that Maldon could soon have a “vibrant and lively” High Street market.

Macmillan Cancer Support coffee and cake morning in Burnham: All welcome

Gazette:

3:36pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Help raise cash for Macmillan Cancer Support by eating cake and drinking coffee. 

Police release CCTV images in a bid to trace suspected shoplifters

Gazette:

2:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Police would like to identify these four people in connection with the alleged theft of meat and wine from a Wickford store.

Fire crews free "disgruntled customer" after he glues hand to desk in south Essex

Gazette:

2:06pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Fire fighters and an ambulance attended the sticky crime scene yesterday.

Premature triplets excited to start primary school

Gazette:

1:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Triplets whose parents did not think they would survive the night when they were born, are fit, strong and starting school this week.

Residents pay their respect to the first Burnham soldier to be killed in the First World War on the 100th anniversary of his death

Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A crowd of Burnham residents gathered together to commemorate 100 years since the death of the town’s first soldier to be killed in the First World War.

Pensioner waking up three times a night to stop oil spilling into river

Gazette:

10:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

A pensioner is getting up three times a night to stop oil spilling from a broken tank into the River Blackwater.

Government could take over major planning applications from council

Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Maldon District Council is on the brink of losing more than £1million and falling into special measures after struggling to process major planning applications within set time frames.

Residents welcome plans for new 22,000-panel solar farm in Burnham

Gazette:

9:01am Thursday 18th September 2014

Residents have a sunny outlook on plans for a 22,000-panel solar farm.

UPDATE: Van catches alight in South Woodham Ferrers

Gazette: ONGAR: Fire on school roof

8:51am Thursday 18th September 2014

A vehicle which caught alight in South Woodham Ferrers is now awaiting recovery. 

UPDATE: Woman aged 33 in life threatening condition after collision with lorry

Gazette:

11:49am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision which has left a woman in hospital with life threatening injuries.

Wednesday latest: British man questioned in relation to murder of Hannah Witheridge

Gazette:

8:15am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A British man has been questioned in relation to the murders of two Britons found dead in Thailand.

Actress helps promote Latchingdon rescue centre

Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A rescue centre welcomed a famous face as it launched a campaign to change the image of Staffies.

Music teacher appeals for locals to donate musical instruments to give his pupils the chance to learn to play

Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A music teacher, Daniel Ribbits, is appealing for you to donate your once loved, no longer played instruments to help give his pupils the opportunity to learn a new skill.

Frustrated phone user lashes out at Vodafone

Gazette:

1:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A frustrated phone user is lashing out at Vodafone after they went back on their word to her.

New market trial extended to run until March following initial success

Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A market that was criticised before it even opened has had its trial period extended after a successful three month run.

Park and ride boosted by 300 additional parking spaces

Gazette:

11:09am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A popular park and ride facility has been boosted by an additional 300 spaces.

Maldon workshop set up to help businesses access funding for growth

Gazette: Community groups urged to apply for cash help

10:48am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Essex County Council is running ten free-of-charge roadshows across the county to help businesses access vital funding for business growth.

Tube driver trapped in loft after fall praises emergency services

Gazette:

10:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A tube driver trapped after a fall in his loft, has praised the emergency service response to his accident.

Plans in the pipeline for new Maldon coffee shop

Gazette: Carers coffee morning

9:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Plans are in the pipeline to turn a former shoe shop into a coffee shop.

UPDATE 2pm: Hannah Witheridge's family pay tribute to "beautiful, intelligent, loving young woman"

Gazette:

9:33am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE family of a murdered Essex University student have paid tribute to a "beautiful, intelligent, loving young woman".

It's not a dog's life for Essex Police hounds

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

5:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Police dogs in Essex receive better care than in other parts of the country, an investigation revealed.

VIDEO: Shocking footage of two police vehicles being rammed on motorways

Gazette:

3:29pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Detectives have released video footage of two police vehicles being rammed.

Pub beer festival to raise money for air ambulance

Gazette: Collapsed man flown to hospital

1:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A popular watering hole is holding a four day long beer festival to raise money for the air ambulance.

Family still in the dark about the cause of a fire which left them homeless after spreading from a shed nearby

Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A family is still in the dark about the cause of a fire that left them homeless after destroying their roof.

First World War enthusiast takes football signed by primary school to Christmas truce site

Gazette:

10:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A First World War enthusiast has taken his children and a football signed by their primary school, to the site of the famous Christmas football match truce.

Concern that affordable rural homes will vanish under new Government proposals

Gazette: Today marks the start of the seventh National Apprenticeship Week.

9:33am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Local communities will suffer under Government plans that will reduce the amount of affordable housing in the countryside, England's largest rural network has warned.






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