The Witham Carnival Queen and Court won first place at the Maldon Carnival.

The quartet of Queen Isabel-Mary Osborne, 15, Rosebud Queen Lillia Victor-Berry,6, Princesses Georgia Green, 9, and Princess Callie Goodchild, 12, decorated their float with the theme of garden.

The Carnival Association are now looking for local groups and organisations that would like to be considered for a donation from the money donated to them through the street collection at the carnival on August 3. If interested, email