Representatives of a leisure firm are due in court in Chelmsford today after a 7-year-old girl died at a swimming pool in Maldon in Essex.Read the full story ›
The Health and Safety Executive has charged a company which runs an Essex swimming pool over the death of a young girl.
Michelle Gellard, 7, died at the Blackwater Leisure Centre in Maldon four years ago. An inquest ruled last year that she died as the result of an accident.
The pool is run by a company called Leisure Connection which is due before Chelmsford Magistrates next month charged with breaching the Health and Safety at Work Act.
A man has been charged with three offences following a fatal road collision near Maldon. 59-year-old Robert Barnard, died in the crash at Maldon Road, Goldhanger on Friday September 9, 2011.
A 33-year-old lorry driver from Forest Gate, east London has now been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, causing death by careless driving while unfit through drugs and also with possessing a Class B drug. He was bailed to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on August 15.
The Big Sing Community choir, which is based in Maldon and Witham, staged a flash mob singing event to raise cash for Cancer Research UK.
The group raised more than £750 for the the Cancer charity. Donations can still be made at the Maldon Tesco store.
Labour have secured a toehold on Maldon District Council.
The party won its first seat on the council after Stevan Slodzik took Tollesbury Ward in a by-election last night.
Results were: Slodzik (Lab, 271), St Joseph (Con, 257), Munson (Ind, 75).
The heavy rainfall meant there was plenty of mud for the annual Maldon Mud Race.Read the full story ›