In Case You Missed It: Maldon District Councillors' manifesto pledges, tax rises, £700 raised for Steam Tug Brent, and more near you this week

By Ben Shahrabi

12th Mar 2023 | Local News

Catch up on the top stories in the Maldon District this week.
Catch up on the top stories in the Maldon District this week.

Had a busy week? Take a break this Sunday afternoon and catch up on all the top stories near you, with Maldon Nub News.

Historic Maldon: Thames Sailing Barge Trust celebrating 75 years of preserving iconic vessels - and passing skills on to the next generation

The Thames Sailing Barge Trust has spent the last 75 years protecting and preserving historic sailing craft, ensuring future generations will get to enjoy them. (Photos: TSBT)

As the Maldon-based Thames Sailing Barge Trust celebrates its 75th anniversary, learn about its history and how it is training the skippers of the future.

Full story here.

Maldon Town Hall quiz raises over £700 to help restore historic Steam Tug Brent

'The Maldon Morons' (inset) beat 10 other teams to emerge victorious - make of that what you will. (Photos: Mark Heard and Ben Shahrabi)

The Steam Tug Brent, a familiar landmark at Maldon's Hythe Quay since 1970, has received a £726 funding boost thanks to a local quiz night.

Full story here.

Maldon independent councillors form political group for local elections – manifesto pledges published

Councillor Richard Siddall is leader of The Maldon District Independent Group and Chairman of Little Totham Parish Council (Photo: Richard Siddall)

Eleven local councillors have officially formed a political group called 'The Maldon District Independents' and published a manifesto, ahead of the local elections in May.

Full story here.

Limebrook u3a's March Newsletter: 'Weather' photography winners, a Perrywood Garden Centre trip, and a drunken bus journey

Read all the latest news from Limebrook u3a in this month's newsletter.

Read all the latest news from Limebrook u3a in this month's newsletter.

Full story here.

Maldon District: 5 houses in Burnham approved, 'gypsy' accommodation, a silo-to-home conversion, and 5 more planning applications near you

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

Take a look at this week's key planning applications in the Maldon District, received or decided on by the Council.

Full story here.

Council tax rises: What you'll pay in the Maldon District from April

Find out how much more you'll be paying in council tax from April 6. (Photo: Nub News)

Maldon residents are just weeks away from paying higher council tax bills as local authorities throughout Essex have given the go-ahead to hikes.

Full story here.

Maldon District: Ormiston Rivers students get a taste of cooking experience at Anglia Ruskin University

Burnham students were able to their culinary skills to the test at Anglia Ruskin University. (Photos: Ormiston Rivers Academy

Students from Ormiston Rivers Academy, Burnham-On-Crouch, visited Anglia Ruskin University's Braxted Cookery School to create some of their own recipes, last month.

Full story here.

Maldon & District CVS awarded £1,500 grant from Essex High Sheriff for 'Power of Gaming' youth initiative amid expansion plans

Sarah Troop (left) and Jay Gaffney (second from left) accepted the grant from Essex's High Sheriff (right) towards their local youth initiative. (Photo: Steve Brading / Essex Community Foundation)

Maldon & District CVS' popular 'Power of Gaming' initiative has received a £1,500 funding boost, thanks to an award from the High Sheriff of Essex.

Full story here.

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