In Case You Missed It: Burnham Waters opens amid protests, Maldon Woods concerns, pub launches Christmas appeal, and more this week

By Ben Shahrabi

5th Nov 2023 | Local News

Catch up on the top stories in the Maldon District this evening. (Credit: Ben Shahrabi)
Catch up on the top stories in the Maldon District this evening. (Credit: Ben Shahrabi)

Take a break this evening, to catch up on all the top stories in the Maldon District.

IN PICTURES: 'Extremely rare' dolphin spotted in Maldon appears healthy, local wildlife expert says

Simon Wood, author of Birds of Essex, captured extraordinary pictures of the dolphin in the river near The Queen's Head pub. (Credit: Simon Wood)

A dolphin spotted in the River Chelmer off Maldon recently appears to be "fairly healthy", wildlife expert John Buchanan has told Nub News.

Read the full story here.

Where to get FREE pink recycling sacks in the Maldon District

Find out where your nearest stockist of pink recycling sacks is, here. (Credit: Ben Shahrabi)

Anyone who lives in the Maldon District knows how important it is to have a steady supply of pink recycling sacks, but they can often be hard to find.

Read the full story here.

Subway owner thanks Maldon residents for 'very warm welcome', two months since opening

Subway franchisee Shahin Ahmed (pictured inset, third from the right) has thanked his local staff for their hard work in helping to make the new branch a success. (Credit: Nub News)

Subway franchisee Shahin Ahmed opened his new branch in Fullbridge, Maldon, in August and has quickly built up a strong base of regular customers.

Read the full story here.

Maldon Town Council to honour fallen heroes at Remembrance Sunday and Wreath Laying service

Maldon Mayor Councillor Andrew Lay (inset) will read the Exhortation, while Father Andrew Appiah will lead the service. (Credit: Ben Shahrabi)

Residents are invited to join Maldon Town Council in commemorating Remembrance Sunday with a wreath-laying service at the Town War Memorial in the High Street.

Read the full story here.

Twelve planning applications in the Maldon District: 40 new flats at Burnham Waters development, seven homes in Southminster approved, changes to 41-home Latchingdon development, and more

Take a look at this week's key planning applications in the Maldon District, received or decided on by the Council. (Credit: Ben Shahrabi)

Read this week's roundup of the key planning applications in the Maldon District, received or decided on by the Council.

Read the full story here.

Maldon District Council Chair's quiz raises over £360 for David Randall Foundation

West Maldon Community Centre hosted a charity quiz night in aid of the David Randall Foundation last weekend. (Credit: Kevin Lagan and Google 2023)

The Chairman of Maldon District Council held a charity quiz at West Maldon Community Centre last Saturday (October 28), raising £364 for the David Randall Foundation.

Read the full story here.

'Give a child a Christmas': Burnham pub launches annual appeal to help over 500 children

Landlady Lorna Hart (pictured inset) is organising an appeal to help more than 500 children. (Credit: Ben Shahrabi)

A pub in Burnham-On-Crouch has launched a Christmas appeal to help disadvantaged children in the Maldon District.

Read the full story here.

Hundreds of residents turn out for Town Hall meeting to discuss objections to proposed 275-home Maldon Woods development

Residents discussed why they felt proposals for 275 new homes on land near Maldon Cemetery were unsuitable. (Credit: Ben Shahrabi)

Approximately 200 Maldon residents attended a meeting at the Town Hall on Wednesday (November 1), to discuss concerns about a proposed 275-home development near the local cemetery.

Read the full story here.

Renovation plans for Maldon's historic Hythe Quay revealed ahead of council funding bid

Maldon District Council is proposing cobbled paving, a new maritime building, and the removal of existing bollards at Hythe Quay. (Credit: Ben Shahrabi and Annie Meadows)

Maldon District Council met with residents and business owners at the Little Ship Club last week, to discuss proposals to "regenerate" the town's historic Hythe Quay.

Read the full story here.

Reader's Letter: 'Please don't disturb the peace and beauty of Maldon Cemetery'

Resident Lois Wilmot is urging developers to reconsider their plans for 'Maldon Woods', a proposed 275-home development. (Composite: Ben Shahrabi)

Plans for a 275-home development near Maldon Cemetery have yet to be submitted to the council, however residents have raised concerns over the potential impact on wildlife and traffic throughout the town.

Read the full story here.

Maldon MP Sir John Whittingdale officially opens controversial Burnham Waters development

Sir John Whittingdale MP officially opened the first phase of the Burnham Waters retirement development. Inset: residents Rachel Eborall and Penny Tunbridge protested against the possibility of Burnham's surgery moving out of town. (Credit: Maddie Brunton and Ben Shahrabi)

Maldon MP Sir John Whittingdale officially opened the first phase of the controversial Burnham Waters retirement community on Friday (November 3), amid local opposition.

Read the full story here.

Maldon teens launch environmental arts group with support from Climate Action Partnership and The Emporium

A new environmental arts group for young people aims to provide a relaxed and supportive environment, where members can help raise awareness of climate issues. (Credit: eARTh and Ben Shahrabi)

Young people from Maldon and Heybridge have established a new environmental arts group, set to launch at Maldon Town Hall on Sunday 5 November.

Read the full story here.

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