Newspaper and media coverage
National and DAB coverage.
This area is fortunate to receive good national and DAB radio coverage and have the service of some excellent local radio stations.
Saint FM is Burnham' own radio station broadcasting on 94.7m on FM from its studios at St Peters High School , Southminster Road, Burnham on Crouch.
Granted a local broadcasting licence in 2007 following several monthly broadcasting licences St FM is the ultimate local broadcaster with local people broadcasting to local people.
Click here to visit the St
FM web site for program listings.
Click here to visit the St FM web site for program listings.
BBC Essex is the BBC local radio station covering Essex on 95.3 and 103.5 FM. The breakfast show presented by local boy Ray Clarke features plenty of Burnham talk. Another local resident Simon Baldock also has presented programs on BBC Essex although he now broadcasts for Time 107.5.
There are regular news and traffic bulletins.
Heart Essex which was formerly Essex FM plays the latest hits for the county of Essex on 96.3 and 102.6 m FM. Regular Essex news and traffic bulletins.
Gold started life in 1989 as Breeze covering Essex and after several name changes is called Gold and covers a large area of Eastern England. The station plays golden oldie music.
Occasional local features.
Eastern Essex is situated at the crossover point between Anglia , Southern and London digital television reception.
Fortunately good reception can be obtained from the transmitters from all regions allowing choice of service.
BBC 1, BBC2 , ITV , Channel 4 and Channel 5 can all be received although Channel 5 reception can be poor at times.
The strongest signal is Southern but the most popular choice of residents is to take the Anglia region reception.
Eastern Essex is considered part of East Anglia and as such it is given newspaper coverage by the East Anglian Daily Times.
Rural issues relevant to this area are often discussed and specifics feature as they arise in both news and sport.
There are two paid for weekly newspapers
The main weekly newspaper is the Maldon and Burnham Standard whose coverage is limited to Burnham and the Dengie Hundred plus Maldon, South Woodham Ferrers and Tiptree.
Coverage is also provided by the Essex Chronicle whose coverage extends to a very large area that includes Chelmsford and the whole of Mid and Eastern Essex.
Which is best to buy ?
Locally many people consider the Maldon and Burnham Standard as better for local news, event coverage and village notes whilst the Essex Chronicle has a better Job availability and a larger classified ads section. They have similar house sales coverage for this area.
Two free newspapers are delivered monthly to every house.
The Burnham & Dengie Hundred Review is edited by Keith Williams as a compact newspaper containing news and contact details .
The paper carries full details of meeting by Burnham Town Council and Southminster Parish Council and an up to date list of local contacts.
The review is considered to be one of the best free papers
available in essex.
The review is considered to be one of the best free papers available in essex.
Residents are welcome to supply copy for the Review although of course there is no guarantee of publishing.
Click here for more details of the Burnham & Dengie Hundred Review Web Site
Burnham on Crouch and Dengie Focus
This is produced by Maypole Press and tends to be more magazine like with articles of interest to people in this area.