Maldon District Council have announced the revised collection dates for refuse, recycling and garden waste collections this Easter, which are as follows:
The popular bank holiday markets return to Promenade Park, Maldon on every Bank Holiday Monday (weather and ground conditions permitting) starting with Easter Monday 21 April.
If you would like to book a pitch please contact the market organiser Joe Villar on 07949 304413.
Excitement is building for the arrival of the biggest and best military event that Essex (and the UK) has yet seen – The Colchester Military Tournament.
Being staged on the weekend of 5th & 6th July on 35 acres of Abbey Field, near the garrison in Colchester, the two-day show has a jam-packed performance programme including a fly past by a Spitfire of the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, death-defying stunts from Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motocross team, a dazzling routine from the Red Devils free-fall parachute team and a visit from the BBC's World War One at Home tour bus who will be broadcasting the event.
A re-enactment arena and living history encampment will provide vivid displays of military history, ranging from the age of the Greek hoplites through to the Second World War; with re-enactments from the Napoleonic era, the First World War and the World War 2 Normandy campaign.
A thorough review of car parking charges in Maldon has been undertaken by a Member/Officer task and finish Working Group after seeking the views from representatives of the STOP campaign who represent local businesses and residents.
Members of the Car Parking Task and Finish Working Group also undertook a customer survey on Saturday 8 March in White Horse and Butt Lane Car Parks to ascertain the views of car park users.
After careful consideration of all of the views, the Working Group is recommending a number of key changes which will benefit residents, visitors and businesses alike;