Dad jailed for killing baby (2001-11-01)
A HAVERHILL father who shook his 35-day-old baby daughter and threw her on a sofa has been jailed for five years for her manslaughter.
Anthrax worries boost sale of fume cupboards (2001-11-01)
THERE has been a run on fume cupboards in Haverhill from people nervous about opening their post.
Daughter in battle to get parents moved (2001-11-01)
A WOMAN who wants her ailing parents to move back to Haverhill so she can look after them has criticised St Edmundsbury Borough Council for not helping them.
Young seek aid for skatepark project (2001-11-01)
YOUNG people in Haverhill have drawn up their own plans for a skatepark and are now looking for help to turn them into reality.
Pinocchio pulls in hundreds (2001-11-01)
THE classic tale of Pinocchio, the puppet who came to life, kept youngsters at the Haverhill Arts Centre spell-bound last week.
Chocks away for musical model plane (2001-11-01)
PLANE enthusiast Barry Smith has included his love of 1940s music in his latest project a life-sized model airplane with sound decks in its cockpit.
Harrington is playing for keeps (2001-11-01)
A TALENTED young footballer from Haverhill was among three players from the Bury Football School selected to go on to the second stage of trials for the British Colleges under-19 team.
Steve wonders how it all went wrong (2001-11-01)
CENTRE Steve Power planted a penalty over the posts for Haverhill on Saturday at Lakenham-Hewett in Eastern Counties League Division Two North.
Cogger super strike seals it (2001-11-01)
HAVERHILL Rovers kept up their excellent progress at the top of the Jewson League Division One at the weekend.
Sex attack inquiry halted (2001-11-01)
POLICE have halted their inquiry into an indecent assault allegation after the complaint was withdrawn.
Man seen watching children playing (2001-11-01)
POLICE are keen to trace a man who was seen watching a group of children in Broad Street, Haverhill.
Fireworks warning (2001-11-01)
WITH bonfire night just days away the dangers of storing and handling fireworks are being highlighted by Suffolk County Council's trading
Celebrating success (2001-11-06)
Pupils, staff and parents at Samuel Ward celebrated a year of success at the annual awards presentation evening.
Driver dies in head-on collision (2001-11-08)
Fire officers and police investigators are trying to piece together what caused a head-on crash on the busy A134 at Barnardiston which claimed the life of a woman from Haverhill.
New health unit to open (2001-11-08)
A SPECIAL home to help elderly people recover more quickly from stays in hospital and reduce bed blocking opens in Haverhill next week.
Keeping schools in the picture (2001-11-08)
SOME impressive artwork will be gracing the walls of local schools who were the latest recipients of Sainsbury’s Pictures fro Schools scheme.
Lively Rovers step up their title bid (2001-11-08)
HAVERHILL kept up their challenge for the Jewson League Division one title with a 3-2 win over struggling March.
Man arrested in child porn raid (2001-11-08)
A HAVERHILL man was arrested in an early morning raid on his home as part of a nationwide operation against child porn.
Bogus caller pulled 'wicked' poppies con (2001-11-08)
Police are hunting a sick bogus caller who has been “selling” poppies on people’s doorsteps in Clare.
Firm fined after worker nearly loses fingertip (2001-11-08)
A WOMAN’S fingertip was almost severed in an accident with a machine used for cutting material, a court has heard.
Neighbours thanked for help to beat back the tide (2001-11-08)
A NEW resident of Haverhill whose home was flooded recently wants to thank all her neighbours who rallied round to help.
Dancing to a Latin beat (2001-11-08)
SOME smooth Latin moves were on display at Haverhill Arts Centre on Saturday at a Dance Carousel event.
Pupils celebrate year of success (2001-11-08)
PUPILS, staff and parents celebrated a year of success at the annual awards presentation evening at Samuel Ward Upper School and Technology College.
Kids blasted for night of shame (2001-11-08)
THE police have blasted youngsters who turned Halloween into a night of shame.
Laura leads relay aces to top show (2001-11-08)
WEST Suffolk’s young athletes enjoyed a super day out when they took on England’s finest in the AAA at Birmingham.
Fire service warns over bogus inspector (2001-11-12)
Suffolk Fire Service is issued an urgent warning today about a man posing as a Fire
Man guilty of beating baby (2001-11-15)
A MAN has been convicted of assaulting a baby, who needed emergency surgery after a blow ruptured her intestines.
Haverhill struggle to make their mark (2001-11-15)
HAVERHILL are struggling to maintain their newly acquired status as they rebuild their side.
FOR the first time since 1990, Remembrance Sunday coincided with Armistice Day and a two-minute silence was respectfully observed at 11am to mark the moment the guns fell silent at the end of the Firs...
MP calls meeting over beds crisis (2001-11-15)
AN URGENT meeting to discuss Suffolk’s NHS crisis was called by West Suffolk MP Richard Spring at the House of Commons.
Opinion divided as stable plan gets the green light (2001-11-15)
A PLAN to establish horse paddocks and build stables on land near the River Stour at Kedington has been approved by planners, despite divided opinions of neighbours and objections by the parish counci...
Skate park dream a step closer (2001-11-15)
YOUNG skateboarders and BMX riders have seen their dream of a skatepark for the town come closer to reality this week.
Golf aces Wingate and Gunn get Suffolk call (2001-11-15)
HAVERHILL juniors Ryan Wingate and Benn Gunn have been invited to join the Suffolk under 16 Boys County Squad. Ryan and Ben have now moved up from the under 14 group where Ryan has acted as County Cap...
Brandt rescues Haverhill (2001-11-15)
HAVERHILL clinched 1-1 draw at Halstead, but both sides also missed from the spot in an end-to-end Jewson League Division one affair.
Marathon man Martin enjoys a win double (2001-11-15)
HAVERHIILL’S Martin Clark became European champion with a stunning display in the Iaido Championships (Japanese Swordsmanship) in Brussels.
Ted’s past is mapped out (2001-11-15)
ONE of Haverhill’s oldest residents has drawn up a fascinating map of the town centre in 1926. working entirely from his own memory.
Success all round (2001-11-19)
With the weather becoming colder and the nights drawing in, it is a difficult time of year for staff and pupils.
Rovers succesful away trip (2001-11-19)
HAVERHILL Rovers came out on top, against the the team that were top. The Haverhill side took three well deserved points after the long trip across Suffolk to Leiston on Saturday.
Conference brings racism under microscope (2001-11-21)
ANTI-RACISM comes under the microscope on Friday as pupils at Castle Manor take part in a one day Mingle conference.
Homes left in dark by trees (2001-11-22)
RESIDENTS who say they have to keep their lights on all the time because huge trees are plunging their homes into darkness, have had their fight taken up by their MP.
SOME strange looking characters were bowling until they dropped in a 12-hour fancy dress marathon for the Children in Need appeal at Haverhill Snooker and Bowl on Friday.
Bergen out for season (2001-11-22)
HAVERHILL Rugby Club experienced problems ahead of their Division Two North trip to Colchester.
Mayors link up for big switch on (2001-11-22)
LEGENDARY Lord Mayor of London Dick Whittington will join Haverhill Town Mayor Eric Bowman to turn on the town’s Christmas lights on Thursday. November 29.
Call for site visit in traffic campaign (2001-11-22)
RESIDENTS calling for action about speeding traffic passing their homes say surveys carried out by St Edmundsbury were unrepresentative and were carried out in ludicrous positions, close to pedestrian...
Roundabout plans get the go-ahead (2001-11-22)
PLANS to spend £15,500 improving the appearance of roundabouts around Haverhill have been approved by councillors.
Slinky slimmers all fired up for finals (2001-11-22)
TWO SLIMMERS visited Haverhill Fire Station this week to show they were too hot to handle, after being awarded the title “Miss Slinky 2001”.
£25,000 cycle path extension wins approval (2001-11-22)
PLANS for a £25,000 extension to the cycle path along the Railway Walk in Haverhill have been approved by councillors.
Suffolk shines beacon light in shortlist (2001-11-27)
For the third year running, Suffolk County Council has been shortlisted for Beacon Council status in two areas; Libraries as a community resource and Transition in education.
Suffolk leads the way with top quality award (2001-11-29)
SUFFOLK Trading Standards will be presented a prestigious award next Tuesday by the Legal Services Commission for the quality of advice given to consumers.
New surgery plan for estate (2001-11-29)
RESIDENTS and local councillors have welcomed plans for a new surgery to be built on the Clements Estate at Haverhill, and hope it will help attract more doctors to the town.
Pupils begin to measure up (2001-11-29)
SIXTH FORM students got out tape measures and cameras to start working on designs for a striking piece of artwork to be created at the entrance to their town.
Cup cruise for six-hit Haverhill (2001-11-29)
HAVERHILL cruised to a predictable 6-1 victory in their second round tie against Capel at Hamlet Croft.
Police renew alert on bogus callers (2001-11-29)
MORE BOGUS callers have been in action in the Haverhill area this week and police are renewing warnings for people to be on their guard.
Drop off point for appeal (2001-11-29)
HAVERHILL Volunteer Centre is to be a centralized drop off point for the Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal organized by GMTV.
Bus services are failing pensioners says group (2001-11-29)
A PENSIONER’S group has slammed recently revised bus services out of claiming passengers are worse off.
Brothers on expansion trail (2001-11-29)
TWO BROTHERS have finally realized their ambition to open a gym in Haverhill.
Pupils tackle racism issues (2001-11-29)
A CHANCE to meet pupils from other schools and discuss racism issues was offered at Castle Manor Upper School last week.
Schools fantastic year (2001-11-29)
IT HAS been a fantastic year as the school has collected national awards in technology, arts and sport and launched its new status as a specialist school.
Confidence boost at forum over town policing (2001-11-29)
SUFFOLK’S Police Chief Constable Paul Scott-Lea attended a forum in Haverhill, where 92 per cent of those present gave a vote of confidence for policing in the town
Show venue to be decided soon (2001-11-29)
THE Haverhill Show will definitely take place next year, but a decision has yet to be made about where it will be held.
Business joins with schools to improve reading (2001-11-30)
PUPILS in Haverhill will now get held with their reading skills by support from business’s as Suffolk Education Business Partnership and Business in the Community have joined forces.
Woman dies after tragic bedroom window fall (2001-11-30)
THE BEREAVED parents of Haverhill woman, Emma Mayes believe she may have been taking curtains down when she fell from her bedroom to a tragic death.