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Gardeners encouraged to take part in Royal British Legion led campaign

Gazette: Aster plants for Gina...Pics:Nigel Holland (11158103)

5:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Essex gardeners are being encouraged to take part in a national Royal British Legion campaign.

Newly refurbished library reopens with state-of-the-art equipment and new books

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1:30pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A library is now full of new books and state-of-the-art equipment after closing for a month to be refurbished.

Tesco refutes rumours they have pulled out of The Cups

Gazette: Maldon: Tesco launches appeal to bring Express store to town

10:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

Tesco has refuted claims that it may have pulled out of the new site at The Cups.

Police try to predict crimes in Essex before they happen

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Police officers in Essex are trying to predict crimes before they happen.

Lorry driver arrested on suspicion of careless driving after builder left in critical condition

Gazette:

12:24pm Friday 24th October 2014

A lorry driver was arrested on suspicion of careless driving after a builder fell from a ladder and suffered severe head injuries.

Readers send in their eye-catching snaps from across Maldon district

Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Standard readers have been out and about with their cameras.

Police warn of phishing scam

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

1:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

Police have released a warning about fraudsters via their new community messaging system.

Pensioner hits out at 'atrocious' broken street lights, which leave retirement bungalows in pitch black

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10:30am Friday 24th October 2014

A pensioner has slammed Essex County Council for ignoring broken streetlights meant to light retirement bungalows.

Heybridge councillor, who stood up for residents against housing, is deselected

Gazette: BREAKING: Tories retain control of Hillingdon despite losing five seats to Labour

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The deselectIon of a councillor who supported residents’ views against new housing plans has caused disappointment.

Family pay tribute to "gentle giant" Chris McDonald

Gazette:

8:53am Friday 24th October 2014

The family of Chris McDonald have paid tribute to their "ray of sunshine".

Touching tributes paid to "perfect" young man Chris McDonald

Gazette:

1:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Devastated family and friends have paid tribute to a “perfect” young man.

Price war on the forecourts sees fuel costs drop across Maldon area

Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

As supermarkets do battle over fuel prices, consumers are reaping the benefits.

Drain breaks repeatedly, despite pledge to improve high street

Gazette:

1:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A drain on Maldon High Street has broken repeatedly, despite £1million being put towards high street improvements by the county council.

Mum celebrates after winning an appeal against the council that refused to house her

Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A Maldon mum is celebrating after winning an appeal against a council's refusal to house her because she has a property in Spain.

Superfast broadband will hit Maldon next year

Gazette: Essex County Council

10:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Superfast broadband will be reaching Maldon in 2015, as part of ‘Phase 2’ of the county-wide rollout.

Tom wins people's vote to gain £1,000 prize money

Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

An aspiring Paralympian is over the moon after beating 674 other entries to win £1,000 towards a racing wheelchair.

Man is killed after the car he was driving crashes into a house before hitting a tree

Gazette:

8:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A man has died after the car he was driving careered off the road and collided with a house before hitting a tree.

Coastguard gets 999 call after boat drifts into Blackwater

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8:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Thames Coastguard received a 999 call at 7.30am yesterday reporting yacht which had broken its mooring and drifted ashore in St Lawrence bay, River Blackwater.

Council launches programme to keep older people at home for longer

Gazette: Essex County Council

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A new programme designed to keep older people at home longer could save £35million.

Council receives 19 complaints after bodged roadwork In Latchingdon area

Gazette: Thirty six officers at Essex County Council pocketed more than £100,000

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A bodged resurfacing job resulted in 19 complaints, but no compensation claims.

Council has a potential site and may fund new health facility in Maldon

Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Maldon District Council has a potential site for a new hospital or health facility and may fund the project if necessary, a councillor has revealed.

Essex police advise Dengie on how to tackle spate of thefts from cars

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

1:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Essex Police has reached out to the local community via their new messaging system to warn Dengie residents about a spate of thefts from cars.

UPDATED: Family pay tribute after son killed in crash

Gazette:

12:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The family of a man who died following a road traffic collision in Tollesbury have released a tribute to him.

Residents tell the Standard why they are proud to live in Maldon

Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

From the Promenade Park to the High Street’s quirky restaurants, tales of viking battles and the sight of the barges along the Hythe Quay, there are many things that draw visitors to Maldon.

Family tribute to kind-hearted collision victim who 'was prepared to help anyone'

Gazette:

12:39pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The family of a man who died following a road traffic collision in Tollesbury have released a tribute to him.

Grand £2.2m Italianate home attracts plenty of interest from buyers

Gazette:

11:25am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

It's the sort of property you might expect to see on the Italian Riviera.

Genuine police intervene after bogus officer tries to con £7,000 out of Essex pensioner

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

11:17am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A bogus detective who tried to con a man into handing over £7,000 was foiled when genuine police intervened.

Donations pour in for children's hospital in honour of Laura Dale

Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

More than £1,000 has been donated in memory of a Maldon mum-of-two.

Police warning after bogus water board official targets seven Essex homes in a day

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

3:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Detectives have issued a new warning about a bogus water board official who called at seven homes in one day.

Man charged with drug offences after tip off from The Sun

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

3:48pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A man has been charged with drug offences following information Essex Police received from the Sun newspaper.

Community crowdfunding to get boy racing wheelchair

Gazette:

10:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The Maldon community is rallying round to help a local boy reach his goal of racing at the Paralympics.

Maldon and Burnham attractions feature in new Rough Guides booklet

Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Both Maldon and Burnham feature in the Rough Guides’ new pocket booklet, entitled Make the Most of the Discovery Coast.

Man dies after car crashes into house before hitting a tree in St Lawrence

Gazette:

8:20am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A man has died after a car was in collision with a house before crashing into a tree. 

Pub holds pumpkin carving competition this Saturday

Gazette: PUMPKIN TIME

5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

An historic pub will be holding a Halloween disco and pumpkin carving competition.

Personal belongings worth £100 stolen from parked car

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

1:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after £100 worth of personal belongings were stolen from a parked car.

Strong winds predicted to hit Essex on Tuesday

Gazette: Met Office issues Dorset with weather warning

1:23pm Monday 20th October 2014

Severe gales could affect Essex tomorrow, forecasters have warned.

Two high value cars stolen in Burnham in one night

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

10:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Two cars worth nearly £20,000 were stolen in one night.

Police appeal after cyclist is injured in collision and driver fails to give details

Gazette:

12:49pm Monday 20th October 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision left a cyclist injured.

Tourists brought £182m to Maldon, according to latest stats

Gazette: CASH WINDFALL: The 4Together AAP has awarded grants to 18 groups

9:00am Monday 20th October 2014

The latest statistics produced by Tourism South East has shown that the value of tourism to the Maldon district in 2012 was £182 million.

Man missing from his home for two days found safe in Latchingdon

Gazette: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

6:38pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A man who was missing for two days has been located safely in Latchingdon. 

Police to investigate 'suspicious' van fire

Gazette:

6:24pm Sunday 19th October 2014

An investigation is being carried out after flames destroyed a van after it caught alight.

Cyclist taken to hospital after being in collision with car in Wickham Bishops

Gazette:

6:26pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A cyclist was taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Wickham Bishops.

Artists capture Maldon pub and street scenes

Gazette:

5:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Recognise some familiar scenes?

Thieves steal garden equipment from church

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

1:30pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Thieves have stolen two lawn mowers and a strimmer from a church.

Burglars attempt to force door to enter property

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

10:30am Sunday 19th October 2014

Burglars attempted to force a door to gain entry to a property.

Man killed after car collides with tree in Tollesbury

Gazette: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

9:14am Sunday 19th October 2014

A man has died after a car collided with a tree last night. 

Suggestions for a Made In Maldon marketing project to draw tourists

Gazette: Maldon district: High-flying Maldon rubs shoulders with the best in quality of life survey

9:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A raft of proposals to promote the Maldon district have been unveiled in a draft action plan.

Hundreds turn out to celebrate life of inspirational Lockey

Gazette:

8:17pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Clutching sunflowers and tealights hundreds of people gathered together this evening to celebrate the life of inspirational Laughlin Whiteley.

Council in jam over statue funding

Gazette:

7:13pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A BRONZE statue of a fruit picker has been unveiled - after the council got in a jam over who would pay for it.

Residents turn out to view 180 homes plans for Burnham

Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Dozens of residents turned out to view a proposal for 180 homes in Burnham.






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