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Create your own mythical creature at Southminster library

Gazette: Creative Writing

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Families can create their own mythical creature at Southminster Library on July 30.

Mum appeals for woman who returned missing dog


3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A mum was ‘absolutely elated’ after her beloved family dog was handed in anonymously to a vet after running away.

Police warning after M25 smash

Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

2:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Police are advising motorists to avoid the anticlockwise carriageway of the M25 between junctions 28 and 27 following a two-vehicle road traffic collision which has shut two lanes.

Finch to House of Lords: revoke Hanningfield's peerage

Gazette: Hanningfield could be suspended from Lords in new storm on expenses

12:42pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE leader of Essex County Council has called on the House of Lords to revoke Lord Hanningfield’s peerage.

Commuters delayed after 'suspect package' found on train

Gazette: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

12:54pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Commuters were faced with long delays after a train was cancelled early this morning following the discovery of a suspect package.

Health profile for 2014 shows worrying increases in obesity and other health concerns

Gazette: Publih Health England launches initiative

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

New figures published by Public Health England have shown some worrying trends emerging in the Maldon district.

Repairs to quayside could begin in September but visitors say action is needed much sooner


9:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Repairs to a damaged quayside could begin this autumn but visitors say action is needed far sooner. 

Can you spot yourself in our two-page spread of Southminster Flower Show pictures?


10:16am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Check out tomorrow's MBS for a Southminster Flower Show picture special. 

Still no date set for return of Vodafone signal


5:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A taxi driver has been victorious in ending a phone contract after complaining about poor signal in Maldon.

One injured in Fambridge Road crash


3:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A crash on Fambridge Road last Sunday left a young woman needing hospital treatment.

Woman rebailed after crash that left four people needing hospital treatment

Gazette: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A woman has been rebailed following an crash that left four people needing hospital treatment.

Tractor loses load on Fambridge Road


10:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Hay covered Fambridge Road yesterday evening after a trailer load toppled onto the road.

Fascinating carnival snaps tell story of time gone by


9:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Celebrating 100 years of Maldon Carnival processions, the Standard has dipped into the archives.

Explosion on boat in Tollesbury Marina

Gazette: Busy weekend for coastguard in Thames estuary

9:19am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Coastguard and Air Ambulance rushed to the aid of a man who suffered burns after an explosion on his boat yesterday.

Man jailed for four years for Essex pub knifepoint burglary


5:52pm Monday 21st July 2014

A man was jailed for four years today after admitting three armed offences.

Readers share impressive lightning pictures from wild storm


5:27pm Monday 21st July 2014

Maldon Standard Facebook users shared their impressive lightning pictures of the storm last Friday.

Pavements damaged by storms and heavy rain


5:22pm Monday 21st July 2014

The ferocious storm last Friday caused havoc to roads and houses.

Residents carry out survey to prove recycling centre use


9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

A concerned resident carried out a user survey at a recycling centre to prove just how well-used it is.

Firefighters stretched due to flash floods


6:04pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Firefighters have received numerous calls relating to the floods from across the county.

Maldon to host remembrance service to mark start of First World War 100 years ago

Gazette: Maldon's Remembrance Sunday service

5:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Maldon residents can mark centenary of the outbreak of the First World War at a remembrance service.

Maldon mad hatters raise money for Essex Air Ambulance


3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Mad hats helped staff at Calorex Heat Pumps in The Causeway, Maldon, raise money for Essex Air Ambulance.

Jewellery and cash stolen as village home is burgled

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

1:53pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Burglars stole about £1,000 worth of jewellery after breaking into a home in broad daylight.

Country show celebrates another successful year


1:45pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Southminster Flower Show had another successful year.

Housing charity worker scales three peaks to help elderly Maldon residents


12:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A housing association worker scaled three peaks to raise money for elderly residents.

Mid-Essex CCG considering restricting IVF treatment to save money


9:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Couples trying to start a family could be restricted in how many IVF attempts they are allowed on the NHS to save money.

Children in Maldon and Burnham asked to get thinking caps on for story writing competition

Gazette: Letter: Everyone loves a takeaway

5:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Children are encouraged to let their imaginations run riot with a summer writing competition.

Adult education classes in Maldon on the move

Gazette: Maldon: Man jailed after attempting to steal lead from Maldon library

3:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A listed building currently used as an adult education college could be sold.

Burnham RNLI tasked to sinking yacht

Gazette: Busy day for Burnham RNLI with two calls in the space of three hours

2:22pm Saturday 19th July 2014

The RNLI were scrambled to save three people from a sinking yacht yesterday.

Police search for missing 15-year-old boy


2:20pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Police in Essex are searching for a 15-year-old boy who has gone missing from the Harlow area.

Get the show on the road with It's Show Time in Purleigh

Gazette: Last year's show

12:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

It's Show Time is soon to return to Purleigh.

Councillors agree to 'proactively encourage' planning applications for sites in Maldon's Local Development Plan

Gazette: Toughened lending sees mortgages fall

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Councillors have been accused of “panicking” by agreeing to encourage planning applications for new homes before the Local Development Plan (LDP) is formally in place.

Money available for Maldon health projects

Gazette: ‘Economic madness’ of £150,000 spin doctors

5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Health-related projects run by voluntary and community groups in Maldon could apply for grants from the Provide Foundation.

Witness appeal after cyclist is found knocked off his bike

Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

5:20pm Friday 18th July 2014

Police are appealing for information after a cyclist was knocked from his bike in Maldon.

"Almighty storm in France has our name on it" warns Essex weatherman

Gazette: Hail the size of hazelnuts

4:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

The Met office has issued an amber warning for Maldon and is predicting thunder and hail tonight.

Flyposting- the bane of Burnham businesses


1:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Advertising signs appearing around Burnham, have upset local business owners.

Town council visits 'water recycling' centre


11:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Councillors visiting Burnham Water Recycling Centre queried whether proposed new homes would overload the sewage works.

Working fire crews attended 11 incidents during this morning's strike

Gazette: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

9:40am Friday 18th July 2014

Working fire crews attended 11 incidents across Essex since the strike by FBU members began this morning at 6am.

Woman left with head injuries after being attacked in the street


9:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A woman was left bleeding in the road after she was struck over the head with a full shopping bag containing bottles of wine.

Southminster train station affected by 'major disruption'

Gazette: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

8:49am Friday 18th July 2014

Southminster is among the train stations affected by major disruption today.

Two elderly women targeted by thieves while shopping in Morrison's

Gazette: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Two elderly women were targeted by thieves while doing their shopping in Morrison’s in Maldon.

First aid advice for coping in the heatwave

Gazette: Watch out for elderly neighbours in heatwave

4:25pm Thursday 17th July 2014

First aid charity St John Ambulance has issued advice to help people cope in the heatwave.

Tools stolen from properties in Tolleshunt D'Arcy

Gazette: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

3:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Tools have been stolen from a number of properties in Tolleshunt D’Arcy.

Leisure centre set to build new aerobics studio


1:30pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A lesiure centre has applied for an extension to create an aerobics studio as part of the £2 million investment in the district’s leisure centres.

Illegal fishermen caught on the River Blackwater


10:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

Illegal fishermen were caught and their fish confiscated by residents concerned they were fishing unlawfully in the River Blackwater.

Heybridge Swifts set for move


9:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Heybridge Swifts is moving ahead with plans for a new ground.

Vandals cause thousands of pounds of damage at community Jacks Centre


9:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

The manager of an indoor bowls club has slammed the vandals responsible for causing thousands of pounds of damage.

Carers offered free advice in Burnham

Gazette: There will be a special ‘Quiet Area’ at the Show, where family members or carers can leave a person with dementia in a calm environment supported by a specialist team

5:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Unpaid carers can get free advice on a range of problems next Tuesday.

Priti Patel says constituents still come first despite new ministerial position

Gazette: Priti Patel and PM David Cameron in Delhi last week - PA pic.

1:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

MP Priti Patel says her constituents will still come first despite being promoted into a junior ministerial position in David Cameron’s reshuffle of his front bench.

Nearly £1,000 of goods stolen from car in Maldon

Gazette: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

12:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Goods worth £940 were stolen from a Ford Fiesta in Narvick Close, Maldon.



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