Crash left police driver 'broken man' (2002-03-07)
A POLICE driver based in Haverhill who was responsible for a 100mph crash which caused the death of another officer has been fined £500 and had his licence endorsed with six penalty points.
Council sets record straight over BeWise plan (2002-03-07)
Sir, It has become from the recent comments both in the press and on the Haverhill-UK website, that the town council’s decision to refuse an application to extend the variety of goods that could be so...
Judge gives addict another jail warning (2002-03-07)
A HEROIN addict who preyed on an elderly couple has again narrowly escaped a jail sentence.
Brandt sees red (2002-03-07)
Striker Mark Brandt was sent off as bottom club March frustrated Haverhill Rover’s promotion hopes in a 0 – 0 draw in the Jewson League Division One .
Party by royal appointment for Christine (2002-03-07)
SIXTH former Christine Dean will rub shoulders with royalty when she goes to the Queen's annual garden party in July.
Planning appeal is lost (2002-03-07)
AN APPEAL against the refusal of planning consent to build a house on land at the edge of Haverhill, close to the by-pass, has been turned down by a planning inspector.
Trading standards warn scam continues (2002-03-07)
Suffolk businesses and individuals are continuing to be plagued by e-mails from bogus officials requesting bank details in return for large sums of money.
Shops reminded to register to sell fireworks (2002-03-14)
Shopkeepers in Suffolk are being advised to register with trading standards if they want to help the Queen’s Golden Jubilee go off with a bang.
Suffolk a great place to live (2002-03-14)
Research published this week by MORI shows Suffolk people still think the county is a great place to live in comparison with other areas.
Europe on the agenda as pupils come together (2002-03-14)
Over seventy young people from across Suffolk including Samuel Ward, Haverhill met with Belgium students to discuss European citizenship at a conference in Ipswich last Friday.
Betting scam netted £3,600 (2002-03-14)
A betting shop clerk from Haverhill posed as a big-time gambler to win almost £4,000 by placing bets on dog races after they had started, a court heard.
Students take note of photos (2002-03-14)
Students from Samuel Ward Upper School and Technology College in Haverhill have been involved in The Aldeburgh Project, linking music and photography.
Teaching couple are bound for Kenya (2002-03-14)
There will be little rest for Castle Hill Middle School teachers Phil and Karen Woolley this Easter, as they jet off to lead sports clinics in Kenya.
Nightclub owners celebrate success (2002-03-14)
Owners of Haverhill’s Rush nightclub are celebrating turning its fortunes around less than six months after they took over.
Tributes flow as “great character” Ted dies (2002-03-14)
One of Haverhill’s best-known citizens, Ted Basham, has died at the age of 90.
Rovers in cup mood (2002-03-14)
Rovers, who travelled to Leiston yesterday for the semi final of the Division One Cup, banked three points with strikes by Paul Jenkin, Mark Brandt and Neil Green.
A woman whose mother had to be evacuated from her home in the early hours of the morning has thanked neighbours who came to her rescue.
Haverhill Business Park is to become a reality after London based Carisbrooke Associates announced they wanted to “take the bull by the horns” in improving Haverhill’s bad historical image.
Feelgood Friday to kick off Clare ‘02’ (2002-03-18)
The date of the fifth Clare World Music Festival has been announced after Suffolk County Council gave the go-ahead for the use of Clare Castle Country Park.
Pensioner robbed while walking to town (2002-03-18)
Police are appealing for information after an 85 year old woman was robbed while walking towards the Town Centre.
“Truly effective” women’s group receives grant (2002-03-18)
Wednesdays for Women is such a success story that St Edmundsbury Borough Council have decided to provide the group with a 5 year grant to help it gain independence.
Countywide charity needs 300 volunteers (2002-03-19)
Across the county Age Concern Suffolk is aiming to recruit 300 new volunteers to work across their services.
Man held in custody over stabbing (2002-03-20)
A man accused of a stabbing in Haverhill on Friday, was, yesterday, remanded in custody by magistrates to appear before Ipswich Crown Court.
Money for rail link could be on the cards (2002-03-21)
Ten thousand pounds could be made available to provide the go ahead for the first stage of a feasibility study for the Haverhill rail link.
Slick Rovers keep up the pressure (2002-03-21)
Haverhill Rovers kept up the pressure on the leading pack in the Jewson League Division One with a comfortable 3 – 0 win over Hadleigh.
Karate kids are in the mood (2002-03-21)
Haverhill Shotokan Karate Club enjoyed excellent fortunes when they travelled to take part in the K.U.G.B. Central Region Championships held recently in Chesterfield.
Doorstep conmen steal cash from pensioner (2002-03-21)
An 86-year-old woman at Haverhill has had cash stolen from her home after being duped by bogus callers.
Pupils race ahead in speed machine design (2002-03-21)
Pupils at Samuel Ward Upper School in Haverhill who are building a "gravity racer" have enlisted the help of professionals. The youngsters have almost completed the design of the racer, based on an As...
Pub seeks to double its customers (2002-03-21)
Town Councillors are to consider an application to double the number of people allowed in A Haverhill pub.
School head fined over safety breaches (2002-03-22)
BREACHES of safety during construction work at a prep school near Haverhill have led to fines and costs totalling £17,000.
Queen won’t be visiting town (2002-03-22)
The Queen has politely turned down an invitation to visit the town as part of her Golden Jubilee celebrations this summer.
Delays expected as resurfacing work starts (2002-03-22)
Drivers are being warned to steer clear of Ehringhausen Way as far as possible this week. On Monday resurfacing week along the road for the whole week.
Former Mayor sent to prison (2002-03-22)
A former care worker and mayor who indecently assaulted a hospital patient while treating her for bedsores has been jailed.
Nightclub flooded out (2002-03-23)
Fire crews in Haverhill dealt with a flooded nightclub in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Winmau darts to mothers resuce (2002-03-23)
Haverhill based, Winmau Darts have donated a new set of playing darts to a mother whosen ten year old set was stolen on Mothers Day.
Man bailed over rape claim (2002-03-26)
Police have arrested a 21-year-old male after allegations of a rape.
Bid to expand Highpoint jail (2002-03-28)
Highpoint Prison could soon house 80 more inmates after the Prison Service unveiled plans to build two new temporary units.
Inquiry could be held into footpath row (2002-03-28)
A public inquiry could be needed later this year to resolve a dispute between villagers, a land owner and Haverhill Angling Club about a footpath at Stoke by Clare.
Pupils dance their way to a show stopper (2002-03-28)
Around 1 ,000 hours of preparation were put into creating a Dance Extravaganza at Castle Hill Middle School in Haverhill.
Runner hopes to raise funds for hospice (2002-03-28)
A roofer from Haverhill is looking for sponsors to support his second London Marathon run next month, in aid of the Arthur Rank Hospice in Cambridge.
Pensioner’s handbag snatched (2002-03-28)
An 83-year-old woman has had her handbag snatched at Haverhill, just a week after a similar incident in the town.
Cogger magic lifts rovers (2002-03-28)
Neil Cogger scored “the goal of the season”, according to boss Paul Goodman as Haverhill Rovers got their promotion ambitions back on track with a 2-0 win at home to promotion rivals Needham Market on...
DIY enthusiasts warned over fire safety (2002-03-29)
The Easter break provides a traditional opportunity for many to turn their hand at Do-It-Yourself jobs around the house.