Traffic chaos on hold as bridge repairs delayed (2002-02-01)
Traffic in Haverhill’s town centre will continue to move freely for six weeks after plans to close Swan Lane for “essential” work have been put back.
Dip into film world for ambitious Junipers (2002-02-04)
Junipers the junior section of the Steeple Bumpstead Players are embarking on an ambitious project to produce a short film.
Criticism and fears over council tax hike (2002-02-05)
As councillors across Suffolk prepare budgets, homeowners across the county are anxiously awaiting how much they will pay next year.
Hospital’s unreserved apology (2002-02-07)
Managers at a London Hospital have “apologised unreservedly” after the death of a director who was forced to wait six hours with a fractured skull in accident and emergency.
Tories brand cross-party cooperation as “nonsense” (2002-02-07)
The Conservative leader of St Edmundsbury Borough has branded a Labour councillor’s idea of cross-party cooperation as “nonsense.”
Two more local businesses to expand (2002-02-07)
Just days after Carisbrooke’s announcement of plans to develop a 64-acre site on the Suffolk/Essex border, two Haverhill companies have announced plans to relocate to land in Homefield Road.
Tribute's paid to dedicated teenager (2002-02-13)
The grieving parents of teenager, Matthew New, who was killed whilst crossing the A131 have paid tribute to their dedicated and likeable son.
Key workers may get help with housing (2002-02-14)
Calls for key worker incentives to be offered to attract professionals to come to Haverhill are to be investigated.
Town “needs to clean up its image” (2002-02-14)
One quick fix solution to help improve Haverhill’s image would be to tidy up its growing litter problem, members of Haverhill Partnership Group have agreed,
Trio to carry baton in Jubilee relay (2002-02-14)
Three youth workers from Haverhill will be taking their turn to help carry the Queen’s Jubilee Commonwealth baton around the country, but they will all be travelling some distance to do it.
Rovers hold leaders in tight match (2002-02-14)
Haverhill fought out a tight goalless draw with leader Norwich United at hamlet Croft.
Healthcare: mixed picture across county (2002-02-20)
Figures released today by the Department of Health reveal a mixed picture of health care across Suffolk.
Get your own back on mobile phone thieves (2002-02-21)
Home Office statistics published recently suggest that mobile phone deaths are soaring; in fact over 700,000 last year alone. However there are measures that can be taken to reduce the risk.
Rovers new on-line home (2002-02-21)
Haverhill Rovers are flying high towards the top of the Jewson Division One league table and now after eighteen months on-line are moving home.
MP’s appeal to Her Majesty (2002-02-21)
In a letter to Her Majesty the Queen, Richard Spring MP has appealed for the Queen to visit Haverhill during her royal tour, celebrating her Golden Jubilee.
Ex-mayor guilty of sex assault (2002-02-21)
Former mayor Colin Jones has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a hospital patient.
Town plan “should reflect needs” (2002-02-21)
A town plan based on what the “man in the street” would like to see in Haverhill is due to be drawn up by the town council.
Rovers on mark (2002-02-21)
Battling Haverhill booked their place in the Suffolk Senior Cup final at Portman Road in April with a late winner against Leiston.
It’s Games on for Puxley (2002-02-21)
A youngster from Haverhill will be taking the weight of the country on his shoulders when he competes in the Commonwealth Games in July.
Plan to build homes and shops wins approval (2002-02-21)
A revised scheme to replace a derelict pub and a block of shops and flats with news shops and homes has been approved by planners.
Passengers’ “giving up on buses services” (2002-02-21)
Bus services in Haverhill are so unreliable that many people have given up on them and use their cars instead.
Conmen play a cruel trick on pensioners (2002-02-21)
Conmen have twice targeted elderly people in their homes by pretending to be Good Samaritans chasing thieves.
Celebrations as special measures status is lifted (2002-02-22)
After two-and-a-half years of special measures, Castle Hill the label is now deemed “inappropriate” and has been lifted from the school to the delight of staff, students and parents.
Castle Hill - the start and end of special measures (2002-02-22)
Staff, students and parents alike are celebrating after Castle Hill Middle School was lifted from special measures.
Council office to close for repairs (2002-02-27)
St Edmundsbury Borough Council's office at Lower Downs Slade, Haverhill, will be closed from 12 noon on Friday, 1 March.
Award is something to shout about (2002-02-28)
Girls and ladies have been given the opportunity of specialist coaching with Haverhill United.
Residents with food poisoning died naturally (2002-02-28)
Two elderly residents of a Haverhill residential home who both had salmonella food poisoning died of natural causes, an inquest has ruled.
Builder reveals community plan (2002-02-28)
Long-awaited plans for community facilities at the sprawling Hanchett End housing development at Haverhill have been drawn up by builders HC Moss.