In Case You Missed it: Police officers assaulted in Maldon, local boxing champ wins title, Moot Hall celebrates 600 years, and more near you

By Ben Shahrabi

20th 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.

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

Maldon MP Sir John Whittingdale weighs in on Gary Lineker BBC row in House of Commons

Maldon MP Sir John Whittingdale told the House of Commons presenters such as Gary Lineker must be 'politically impartial'. (Photos: BBC and Wikimedia Commons)

Maldon MP Sir John Whittingdale has urged the government to ensure the BBC's impartiality guidelines are enforced on 'freelancers', amid the ongoing Gary Lineker row.

Full story here.

Southminster boxing champ Jack Martin wins Super Welterweight Southern Area title

28-year-old Jack thanked the community in Southminster for their support, which has contributed 'massively' to his success. (Photos: Jack Martin)

Southminster-based boxer Jack Martin emerged victorious when he took on the Super Welterweight Southern Area title for the second time, in London on March 10.

Full story here.

Maldon: Over £2,100 raised as boxing legend John Conteh joins Paparazzi for Prostate Cancer UK fundraiser

Councillor Jeanette Stilts (second from left) was supported by staff at Paparazzi (pictured) and joined by former light-heavyweight boxing champion John Conteh MBE as a special guest. (Photo: Jeanette Stilts)

Maldon District Councillor Jeanette Stilts has announced a fundraiser held at Paparazzi in Maldon High Street raised a "staggering" £2,146.14 for Prostate Cancer UK.

Full story here.

Beloved Phoebe's Pantry to return to South Woodham Ferrers following deal with Council

The popular local cake shop is set to return to South Woodham from April 12. (Photo: Nub News / Phoebe's Pantry)

A well-used mobile café, which garnered a petition of almost 3,000 signatures when it lost its right to operate in South Woodham Ferrers, will return next month.

Full story here.

Maldon District: Changes to Burnham retirement community, Plume Academy workshop renovation, Plume Library repairs approved, and 8 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. (Photos: Ben Shahrabi)

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

Full story here.

Four Essex Police officers injured while arresting woman following Maldon collision

Essex Police arrested a woman on suspicion of public order, assault on emergency workers, and drink driving. (Photo: Nub News)

Four Essex Police officers were injured while attempting to arrest a suspected drunk driver in Maldon on March 10.

Full story here.

'Stop this silent erosion of talent': Essex's top cop argues for fair pay deal

Chief Constable Harrington on patrol. (Photo: Essex Police)

Essex's police chief has spoken up about the problem his force faces in keeping experienced staff - saying his officers can't afford to carry on for much longer without fair pay.

Full story here.

Very large number of patients shouldn't go to A&E, says Essex NHS body

Last December, nearly half of those at A&E had to wait for more than four hours to be seen. (Photo: Pixabay)

Up to 30 per cent of patients don't need to go to A&E in the first place, the body responsibility for hospitals covering mid and south Essex has said.

Full story here.

Maldon: Police looking for man after car stolen at St Peter's Hospital

Essex Police has released an image of a man it wishes to identify in relation to the theft from the Maldon hospital. (Photos: Essex Police and Ben Shahrabi)

Essex Police is appealing for the public's help to identify a man in connection with a car theft at St Peter's Hospital, Maldon, earlier this month.

Full story here.

Maldon's historic Moot Hall to celebrate 600 years with colossal research project – and the team needs your help

Volunteers are needed to help investigate 450 years-worth of documents from the Moot Hall - unearthing fascinating stories from those who came before us. (Photos: Ben Shahrabi)

The Moot Hall has been at the centre of Maldon life for over 600 years, and an extensive project is about to delve into its rich history.

Full story here.

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