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Tom's 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.

Police appeal for witnesses after man was sprayed with tear gas

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

1:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault where a man was sprayed with tear gas.

Angry husband claims wife was left in Broomfield for hours after suspected stroke

Gazette:

10:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

An angry husband claims he was left in the dark after his wife suffered a suspected stroke.

Missing woman returns home safe and well

Gazette: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

9:16am Saturday 18th October 2014

A Maldon woman who was reported missing has returned safely home. 

Make a will and help good causes

Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Solicitors will be raising money for charity by encouraging customers to donate.

New adult community learning centre opens its doors

Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A new adult learning centre has opened its doors in Maldon.

Police appeal for help tracing missing Maldon woman

Gazette: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

4:39pm Friday 17th October 2014

Police are appealing for help as concerns grow for a missing Maldon woman. 

Pupils presented with prestigious award for their achievements

Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Five pupils were presented with a prestigious award in recognition of hard work and achievements.

Developers appeal refusal to allow change from farm buildings to housing

Gazette:

1:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

Developers are appealing a refusal to allow them to change farm buildings into housing.

Primary pupils go bonkers for conkers for school competition

Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Primary school children went bonkers for conkers to try to win their school’s annual conker competition.

Detectives appeal for help in identifying man in connection with hand grenade case

Gazette:

10:34am Friday 17th October 2014

Detectives have appealed for information to identify a man wanted in connection with an incident in which bullets were fired and a hand grenade thrown at a house in Essex.

New ambulances heading for Maldon and South Woodham Ferrers

Gazette:

10:30am Friday 17th October 2014

A new fleet of ambulances is being rolled out across the region and Maldon is in line to receive an update for it’s ‘ageing’ vehicle.

Woman charged with assisting an offender accused of attempted murder

Gazette: Chelmsford Magistrates' Court

9:19am Friday 17th October 2014

A woman is due to appear in court today accused of assisting an offender.

Victory for Moat tenants after U-turn over pets ban

Gazette:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A housing association has backtracked on a ban on pets following a public backlash.

Tributes flood social media for young Lockey the "brave warrior"

Gazette:

8:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

Tributes have poured in for a little boy who bravely fought cancer three times.

More than 170 jobs at risk as printing firm considers ceasing manufacture at Heybridge branch

Gazette:

8:50am Thursday 16th October 2014

More than 170 jobs could be at risk after a printing firm announced it could cease manufacture at its Heybridge branch.






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