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What is One Maldon District?

One Maldon District is a senior level partnership, working together to ensure a healthier and prosperous Maldon District in relation to Place, Prosperity, Community and Safety. One Maldon District seeks to maximise collaboration to ensure there is an abundance of opportunities for enhanced health, wellbeing, community safety and feeling of safety within communities across the district.

Our purpose

One Maldon District has been established to bring together senior representatives from the local statutory, voluntary and private sectors to enhance local quality of life, jointly bid and draw down funding, discuss and link strategies and initiatives.  

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Our aims

One Maldon District is a vehicle to ensure strategic leaders collaborate and work together to drive and lead change, our key aims will include: 

  • Act as a vehicle which provides a united voice from and into Maldon District at both a regional and national level.

  • To horizon scan new opportunities and challenges for Maldon District, translating them into local action for partners and partnerships. 

  • To lead efforts to better align organisational resources, including pooling resources where appropriate, in order to reduce duplication and deliver improved outcomes at less cost. 

  • To provide strong and effective leadership to the Maldon District, by challenging one another, holding each other to account and overcoming any blockages within own organisations. 

  • To work to integrate relevant data, research and intelligence functions and promote shared understand and analysis of needs. 

  • To ensure effective links between the Strategic Boards and with communities through communication, networking and engagement. 

  • To escalate or refer matter where there is changing demographic needs or issue in Maldon District that needs further exploration. 

  • Ensure community is at the heart of what we do by leading on social cohesion, fostering asset-based community development and ensure priorities and outcomes are informed by effective community engagement. 

  • Maximising and sharing funding opportunities to strengthen and provide expert support of bid submission and grant distribution. 

Who are our members?



Jane Gardner  

Chair of One Maldon District and Essex Deputy Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner 

Sarah Troop  

Vice Chair of One Maldon District and Director of Maldon and District Community Voluntary Service 

Rt. Hon John Whittingdale MP 

MP for Maldon 

Rt. Hon Priti Patel MP 

MP for Witham 

Cllr Penny Channer 

Leader of Maldon District Council 

Cllr Maddie Thompson

Deputy Leader of Maldon District Council

Cllr Richard Siddall 

Leader of the Opposition Maldon District Council 

Cllr Jeanette Stilts    

Deputy Leader of the Opposition Maldon District Council

Cllr Sue White 

Chair of Maldon District Livewell Partnership Board 

Paul Dodson 

Director of Strategy, Performance and Governance, Maldon District Council 

Richard Holmes 

Director of Service Delivery, Maldon District Council 

Georgina Button 

Strategy, Policy and Communications Manager, Maldon District Council 

Spencer Clarke 

Community Safety Manager, Maldon District Council 

Leanda Cable 

Lead Specialist Prosperity, Maldon District Council 

Joshua Fulcher 

Strategy Theme Lead – Community, Maldon District Council 

Cllr Jane Fleming 

Essex County Council

Paul Mitchell

Lead for Partnership Delivery - Essex County Council 

Paul Ballard 

Essex Police - Maldon District 

Kelly Thurston 

Essex Police - Maldon District 

Matt Dalby

Essex Police - Maldon District

Howard Midwood

Station Manager - Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

Daniel Doherty 

Alliance Director of Mid and South Essex Integrated Care Board

Kate Butcher 

Deputy Alliance Director of Mid and South Essex Integrated Care Board

Matt Turner

Transformation and Engagement Manager - Mid and South Essex Integrated Care Board

Mary Gibbons  

Chief Executive of Moat Homes 

Kirsty Gibbons

Deputy Head of Service for Probation - National Probation Service

Chris Barton 

Whole Academy Lead for Marketing, Communications and Community Engagement, Plume Academy 

Brian Collen 

Community and Careers - Plume Academy 

Jo Williams

Principal - Ormiston Rivers Academy

Fliss Compton

Careers Lead - Ormiston Rivers Academy

Phillip Brown

Headteacher, All Saints Primary School

Andrew Mugford 

Churches Together Maldon 

Rob Sefton 

Churches Together Maldon 

Jason Fergus 

Director of Active Essex 

Simon King 

Relationship Manager Mid Essex, Active Essex 

Stuart Dickinson

Store Manager - Tesco

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