Solve floods problem - plea (2000-11-02)
A FORMER councillor is demanding Suffolk County Council seeks engineering solutions to overcome repeated flooding on roads around Haverhill.
Jail threat for sex attack man (2000-11-02)
A 13-YEAR-OLD girl became pregnant and had an abortion after a 20-year-old man had sex with her, a jury was told.
Mother hits out at home protesters (2000-11-02)
RESIDENTS who objected to a a planned home for people with special needs have come under fire from the mother of a woman who has learning disabilities.
More men required (2000-11-02)
SPRIGHTLY John Ellis would be the envy of many men, spending his afternoons surrounded by women as the only man at the Ridgewell Friendship Club.
Recognition for unsung war heroes (2000-11-02)
MORE than 80 years after being denied the honour, four men who gave their lives for their country are to take their rightful place on a town's war memorial.
Big Barry's hunt for a new home (2000-11-02)
TWO-YEAR-OLD Barry's only crime was to grow to the size that any St Bernard can be expected to.
Haverhill pick up first away points (2000-11-02)
HAVERHILL Rovers blasted away from the bottom five of Division One by picking up their first away points of the season.
Abandoned cars (2000-11-02)
CONCERNED at the increasing number of abandoned cars the Town Council has made a bid to the Suffolk Environmental Trust for a grant.
Anglia in Bloom (2000-11-02)
The Town Council will be entering this competition for the first time next year, and will be liaising with businesses and residents along the planned judging route to ensure a strong entry.
In the pink (2000-11-02)
Bevan House, the Town Council's offices in Camps Road, has received a long-awaited renovation, and is now truly "in the pink".
Health Walks partnership project (2000-11-02)
The Town Council is chairing an initial meeting to bring this Project to Haverhill. The Project aims to develop a series of short, easy, circular walks for those whose health or lifestyle means they h...
LEISURE MATTERS - Winter in Haverhill 2000 (2000-11-02)
The Winter in Haverhill 2000 brochure will be available as from 9th November. Free copies will be available from Haverhill Library, Arts Centre and reception areas of St Edmundsbury and Haverhill Town...
True grit in pursuit of clean roads (2000-11-09)
A NEW high-tech gritter has been bought by Suffolk County Council to help keep roads clear in the Haverhill area this winter.
Soccer girls' £400 bill for moving posts (2000-11-09)
GIRL footballers in Haverhill say they cannot use the mini-goalposts bought by their club because they cannot afford the £400 the district council wants to move them.
'Mum should have been in the hospital' (2000-11-09)
A GRIEVING daughter believes her mother would still be alive if she had been admitted to hospital following a severe asthma attack.
'Skipper's Yarn' reels in the cash (2000-11-09)
AN ART lover has made a profit on an oil painting sold at a Haverhill auctioneers for more than 150 times what was originally paid for it.
Sally prepares to climb mountain for Scope charity (2000-11-09)
A CHIROPRACTIC nursing assistant is starting some serious training at Haverhill Leisure Centre for a 19,000ft charity climb up Mount Kilamajaro next June.
School stays open in atrocious weather (2000-11-09)
IN A week of atrocious weather the school remained open.
Rovers run goes on (2000-11-09)
Haverhill Rovers failed to swat Swaffham as they slipped to another defeat on their travels in Division One.
Rovers ready to open bid talks (2000-11-09)
HAVERHILL Rovers are to meet a millionaire businessman over a possible £1m takeover bid aimed at taking the Jewson League, Division One, side into the Nationwide Conference.
Young cadets will honour war veterans (2000-11-09)
YOUNG air and army cadets will pay tribute to 42 of the town's war veterans during the Remembrance Day ceremony at Haverhill on Sunday.
Christmas lights appeal (2000-11-09)
AN APPEAL has gone out to Haverhill traders for donations to make the town's Christmas lights display even more spectacular this year.
School look's ahead (2000-11-16)
Seventeen students have recently returned from a fantastic German exchange with our twin town in Germany which saw pupils develop academically as well as socially. The twenty-first exchange with Gesam...
Wheelchair car service is now up and running (2000-11-16)
A NEW car specially adapted to carry wheelchairs is now available for loan to people living in the Haverhill area.
Ex-treasurer 'does not remember £9,000 theft' (2000-11-16)
A FORMER treasurer who stole more than £9,000 from a charity for the disabled has had his sentence postponed because of medical problems.
Anti-smoking art project on display (2000-11-16)
A MAMMOTH wall display has been unveiled at Haverhill Leisure Centre, aimed at inspiring people to give up smoking.
Letters sent out in support of arts bid (2000-11-16)
HAVERHILL Town Council has written to every member of St Edmundsbury Council's Leisure Committee this week asking them to accept its offer to run the town's Arts Centre.
Watchmaker plans to wind down (2000-11-16)
AFTER more than 50 years as a watchmaker the last 15 as a familiar figure in Haverhill, Albert Vogeler is taking a well-earned rest.
Scandal-hit charity gets a big boost (2000-11-16)
A HAVERHILL charity has received a big boost of support from the public, who turned out in force for its annual general meeting.
Westcott on the rampage (2000-11-16)
MARTIN Westcott has pledged his future to Chatteris Town and celebrated by scoring four goals as the Lilies got their promotion campaign back on track.
Paperboy hero to the rescue (2000-11-23)
PAPERBOY Geoff Shardelow has been hailed a hero after getting help for an elderly woman he found collapsed in her home on his round.
Transport cash boost on cards (2000-11-23)
TRANSPORT in Haverhill is set for a boost after councillors announced an action plan of schemes.
Debt 'key to town's high divorce rate' (2000-11-23)
DEBT is one of the main reasons for Haverhill's poor standing in a national survey of divorce rates, it has been claimed.
'Be ready for floods' call to householders (2000-11-23)
HOUSEHOLDERS in St Edmundsbury are being warned to make sure they are ready for more bad weather and flooding this winter.
Facelift aims to transform estate (2000-11-23)
WORK could start next year on a scheme to replace an empty pub and run-down block of flats and shops at Haverhill with new shops and bungalows.
Sewage leak from drain near school (2000-11-23)
A HAVERHILL resident wants action from Anglian Water over a drain which discharged raw sewage onto a footpath near a primary school.
Funding of arts under spotlight (2000-11-23)
HAVERHILL Town Council is to be given a second opportunity to bid for control of the Arts Centre, before a final decision is made on it’s future in January.
Jet powered scooter ? (2000-11-23)
Here’s a crazy feat of engineering. This scooter used to have a 23cc petrol engine. Now it has a 43kg-thrust jet engine from Microjet Engineering in Haverhill. “It develops 61kg with the afterburner o...
Injury blow for Rovers (2000-11-23)
MIDFIELDER Phil Hammond has suffered another injury setback and well miss Haverhill Rovers' Jewson League First Division Knock-out Cup quarter-final first leg tie on Saturday.
Busy week for school science department (2000-11-23)
THE science department is busy this week, Year 10 and 11 students will be going to Ipswich for a lecture on HAL on earth (named after the computer which was made famous in 2001: A Space Odyssey).
Town's traders urged to have a say on plans (2000-11-29)
ENTERPRISE 2000's new retail representative Robin Harman is leading a campaign for a long-term retail plan for Haverhill and looking for views from those involved.
Citizen's Advice Bureau is set to get extra funding (2000-11-29)
AN EXTRA £5,690 for Haverhill's Citizen's Advice Bureau is to be included in St Edmundsbury Borough Council's estimates for next year, but it may not be enough to prevent cuts to its service.
Cake maker helps out Children in Need (2000-11-29)
CAKE maker Dee Carter has escaped from the kitchen recently to hand over her creations to celebrities Stephen Saunders and pantomime star Christopher Biggins.
Residents get house pledge (2000-11-29)
RESIDENTS have been promised that parking and the design of a house planned for people with Downs Syndrome at Vange Place in Haverhill will be looked into.
Coach helps kick off Christmas (2000-11-29)
TOWN mayor and keen Cambridge United supporter Gerry Kiernan got a treat when the team's player coach, John Taylor, helped him switch on Haverhill's Christmas lights.
Sixth formers have a busy week (2000-11-29)
LAST Thursday saw a large number of prospective students and parents attend an information evening about the Haverhill Sixth Form, another more in depth evening will be held in February.
King ready to reign... (2000-11-29)
Lincolnshire businessman John King wants to take Jewson League strugglers Haverhill Rovers into the Nationwide Conference. Cambridge Evening News' ALAN SCOTT spoke to him about his £1m investment in t...
Many are 'satisfied' with level of policing in town (2000-11-29)
SUFFOLK police have received a higher rating in Haverhill than in any other area of the county.
Song tribute for charity (2000-11-29)
SINGER Maria Daines has recorded a CD to be sold in aid of the Best Mates Trust, a charity set up in memory of two young men who died in a road accident.