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Small congregation wows the judges with wildlife efforts


12:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Villagers are celebrating after scooping £200 for their well-kept church yard.

A man in his seventies has died after an A12 crash


11:08am Sunday 31st August 2014

A man has died after a crash into a central reservation.

New Wetherspoons apply to sell alcohol until 1am Thursday-Saturday


10:30am Sunday 31st August 2014

A new pub says it will asses the hours it will sell alcohol by taking into account local demand and the pub’s location.

Four cars stolen from Maldon district within five days


9:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Four cars were stolen within five days in the Maldon district.

Police appeal: Man left with puncture wounds after dog bite in Maldon


1:55pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Police are investigating after a man was bitten by a white labrador.

Freddie Flintoff visits village tea rooms


1:30pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A village tearoom was thrilled to received a visit from cricketing legend Freddie Flintoff.

DIY volunteers needed to help with community project


12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Volunteers are urgently needed to help get a new community DIY project off the ground before it faces the threat of cancelled sessions.

Memory Lane: A look back at Burnham fire station


12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Retired snapper Derek Argent took this photo at Burnham Fire Station in 1997.

Diamond wedding couple say weddings have changed over past 60 years


10:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

Cedric and Daphne Gurton, of North Road, Tollesbury, married on August 6, 1954 and recently celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary.

Revellers party hard at Brownstock music festival


10:51am Saturday 30th August 2014

Dizzee Rascal blew away the crowds as he performed at Brownstock music festival last night.

Police appeal after vandal causes £400 damage

Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Police are hunting for a vandal after a car was left badly scratched.

Woman pedestrian suffers potentially life-threatening injuries in lorry crash

Gazette: nswebpix police crime tape

4:39pm Friday 29th August 2014

Police are currently at the scene of a road traffic collision which has left a woman fighting for her life. 

Pub enthusiast honoured to become chairman of history society


1:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

A pub enthusiast has been elected to the role of a chairman of group which preserve the heritage of the ‘great British pub’.

Police launch appeal to trace missing girl, aged 14 UPDATE: Girl found


3:11pm Friday 29th August 2014

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a teenage girl missing from her home.

Police appeal to find man in connection with £400 cosmetics thefts


11:43am Friday 29th August 2014

Police want to identify this man in connection with the alleged theft of some skincare and make up from Boots in Tiptree.

Police hunt for man in connection with attempted robbery


11:07am Friday 29th August 2014

Police want to identify this man in connection with an attempted robbery.

Children banned from community play area


10:30am Friday 29th August 2014

A community playground has suddenly become off limits to children over the age of six.

Maldon hospital scores 89% in new food quality ratings

Gazette: Maldon: Hospital avoids having to pay out for claims

10:31am Friday 29th August 2014

Patients have given Maldon hospital food an “ok” score, according to new online ratings.

Police search for trio in connection with Essex nightclub assault


9:39am Friday 29th August 2014

Police are looking to identify three people as they may be able to assist with an investigation into an assault.

Spate of thefts from cars across Maldon: Police warning


9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A police inspector is urging people to lock their cars after a spate of thefts from vehicles.

Fuming motorists face costly repair bills after bodged resurfacing work


5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Hundreds of fuming motorists may face costly repair bills after a bodged resurfacing job left car tyres and paintwork ruined.

Duo cut from cars after crash in Maldon


3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Two people had to be cut free after a two-vehicle crash in Maldon.

Auctioneer finds Egyptian coffin lid while clearing old house


1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

An unsuspecting auctioneer made the discovery of his life, when he found an Egyptian sarcophagus while clearing an old house.

VIDEO: Excited three-year-old tackles the ice bucket challenge


1:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Residents of all ages have embraced the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with open arms.

Maldon pet owners turn out to prove Staffies are "softies"


12:51pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Staffy owners gathered together in a bid to show that their pets were “softer than you think”.

High achiever Elizabeth hits the A grades despite illness


12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Despite illness, Elizabeth Docherty overcame adversity to achieve top grades.

Tributes paid to Sarah Munro after "unexplained" death


8:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

Tributes have been paid to a “spirited and gutsy” woman who died from a head injury at her home in Heybridge.

Residents worry village infrastructure will not cope with more new homes


9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Angry residents are worried road networks and village infrastructure will not be able to cope with eighty new homes.

Burnham Week: East Coast Regatta in full swing


5:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A throng on brightly coloured sails packed the River Crouch as the historic East Coast Regatta kicked off.

Musician Tess uses pole dancing to help battle serious heart condition


3:36pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A musical maestro diagnosed with an incurable heart condition turned to pole dancing to keep fit and has found it is making her stronger.

Crowds turned out for Burnham Quay despite the downpours


2:50pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Hardy crowds turned out to enjoy Burnham’s Quay Day despite the downpours.

Two men arrested over activities of an Essex escort agency - Girls4U

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

2:18pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Two men have been arrested following investigations into the activities of an escort agency, Girls4U, based in Essex.

VIDEO: Burnham Penny Farthing rider pedals to a place on the podium


11:37am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A self-employed gardener pedalled his way to a place on the podium in the European Penny Farthing Championships.

Amber bitter Captain Bob is a CAMRA winner


10:59am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A Maldon brewery is toasting success with its champion bitter, Captain Bob.

Application submitted for Little Totham pet crematorium


10:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

An animal care centre has applied for permission to build a pet crematorium.

VIDEO: Hay-riffic accident as tractor driver loses load on Maldon roundabout


10:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A tractor driver was left red faced after his load toppled over in Maldon.

Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War


10:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Have you seen these people?


9:02am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Detectives in Essex are appealing for information to find a man charged in connection with dwelling burglaries across East Anglia who is missing after breaching court bail conditions.

Village postmaster retires after 27 years in the job


1:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Latchingdon sub-postmaster Anthony Stapleton, 63, lived and worked at the Post Office, The Street, for 27 years.

Heybridge flat arsonist Daniel Hilton pleads guilty in court


11:47am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A man has admitted setting fire to his flat and causing £100,000 worth of damage.

Reader picture: A busy bank holiday at Heybridge Basin


11:21am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Heybridge Basin was a hive of activity on bank holiday Sunday.

Heybridge woman who died of head injury is identified as Sarah Munro


9:02am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A postmortem has revealed a Heybridge woman died from a serious head injury.

Keen air cadet represents Maldon on trip to Iceland


10:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A keen air cadet represented Maldon on a trekking expedition to Iceland.

Police appeal after 16-year-old Essex girl goes missing: UPDATE - Girl found


6:56pm Monday 25th August 2014

Police have now found a teenager who went missing from her home in Essex. 

Road closed after two-vehicle crash in Maldon: UPDATE


5:10pm Monday 25th August 2014

Police closed Fambridge Road, Maldon, following a crash.

Man arrested after woman's "unexplained" death in Heybridge


1:54pm Monday 25th August 2014

A man has been arrested following the death of a woman in Heybridge.

Bin collections are rubbish for residents


1:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

A rise in missed rubbish collection has been put down to an increase in vehicle breakdowns and a change in management.

Mother due to give birth any day has hospital bag stolen from car


10:30am Monday 25th August 2014

Thieves stole a hospital bag, belonging to a pregnant woman due to give birth within the next few days.

Railway museum celebrates milestone anniversary with bank holiday steam gala


10:07am Monday 25th August 2014

Visitors have been keeping Mangapps Railway Museum extremely busy over the bank holiday weekend as it celebrated its 25th anniversary.

China hones in on Bradwell as site for new atomic reactor

Gazette: Bradwell: Major pieces of equipment dismantled at nuclear reactor

9:38am Monday 25th August 2014

China’s nuclear power heavy weights are looking to build an atmomic reactor in Bradwell, according to national reports.



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