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May 2002


Town’s bus link to London under serious threat (2002-05-02)

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Haverhill’s only direct bus service to London is under threat and worried commuters fear they will be left stranded.

 

Football stars pay tribute to a hero (2002-05-02)

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A toddler took the spotlight in front of a host of football stars at an event to honour his famous grandad.

 

Dawn of an international career? (2002-05-02)

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A toddler took the spotlight in front of a host of football stars at an event to honour his famous grandad.

 

Man with knife has sentence reduced (2002-05-02)

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A man jailed for possession of a kitchen knife has had his sentence cut on appeal to the crown court.

 

Town set to get five new officers (2002-05-02)

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Five more police officers will be arriving in Haverhill this summer and bringing with them a new style of policing for the town.

 

Goodman looks to add to squad (2002-05-02)

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Neil Cogger’s goal helped Haverhill come back from one down to beat Downham 2-1 and consolidate a third-place finish in the Jewson League, Division One.

 

Centre’s visitor figures top the 30,000 mark (2002-05-02)

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More than 30,000 visits have been made to Haverhill Arts Centre over the past year.

 

Two wins, two titles (2002-05-02)

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Haverhill is this week celebrating winning two national indoor bowls titles.

 

Family’s council tax bill shock (2002-05-09)

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A family forced to live in a caravan for more than a year after their house was badly flooded now face paying two Council Tax bills.

 

MP hope for OAP burgled five times (2002-05-09)

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A widow of 73 who has been burgled five times is hoping a visit from MP Richard Spring will help bring security improvements for her and her neighbours.

 

Victory for residents in speed battle (2002-05-09)

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Residents of Withersfield Road in Haverhill are celebrating victory in their campaign for measures to reduce the speed of traffic passing their homes.

 

Firm announces move to Midlands (2002-05-09)

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Steel company ASD Batchelor has announced it is leaving Haverhill, giving its 30 staff the choice of losing their jobs or moving to the West Midlands.

 

Thieves strip stranded taxi in three hours (2002-05-09)

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A taxi driver’s car was stripped bare after he left it in a quiet layby for three hours.

 

Greenfield sites may be released for house building (2002-05-09)

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Greenfield sites in Haverhill will have to be released for new homes, to prevent demand outstripping supply in the town’s housing market.

 

Gosfield are great guys! (2002-05-09)

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Gosfield have won the Guy Orbell Trophy. The side from the Premier Division of the Treadfirst Halstead and District Football

 

Andrew in historic win (2002-05-09)

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Young race walker Andrew Graham made history when he followed in his brother’s footsteps to win a national championship at Don Valley Stadium in Sheffield.

 

School celebrates good Ofsted report (2002-05-09)

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Pupils and staff at a school in Haverhill are celebrating a favourable report from its latest Ofsted inspection.

 

Teenager robbed by knifeman (2002-05-09)

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A 19-year-old man was robbed at knife point in Haverhill last Wednesday evening.

 

Woman dies in holiday plunge (2002-05-16)

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A popular 22-year-old who had “hundreds of friends around the world” has died after falling from a balcony in Spain.

 

Jobs to go in firm’s revamp (2002-05-16)

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AXA Insurance has announced 700 job losses across the country. but a company spokesman said very few of these would be at its Haverhill office.

 

Big medal haul for athletes (2002-05-16)

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West Suffolk Athletic Club was represented at the Suffolk County Track and Field championships on Sunday by 48 athletes, their highest attendance for many years.

 

Record stand for Youngs and Williams (2002-05-16)

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Haverhill broke their duck in Division Three of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Cricket Championship thanks to a convincing defeat of Brightlingsea.

 

Paedophile with indecent photos is sent to prison (2002-05-16)

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A paedophile caught by police with nearly 350 indecent pictures of children on his computer has been j ailed for three months.

 

Traffic calming “cushion” scheme under attack (2002-05-16)

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A long-awaited traffic calming scheme at Haverhill has been attacked as a waste of money by a local resident, who says it does not work and makes speeding traffic worse.

 

Uniforms are the order of the day (2002-05-16)

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Students performing a Greek tragedy were hoping for fine weather this week, as they staged a play outdoors.

 

Work starts on new housing (2002-05-16)

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Work has begun on a scheme to provide new houses and shops in place of a derelict pub, run down shops and flats at Haverhill.

 

Youngsters to step out for Playcentre (2002-05-16)

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Youngsters at a Haverhill Playcentre will be putting on their walking shoes soon to take part in a sponsored walk to raise money for a minibus.

 

Sex attack foiled by woman’s bravery (2002-05-20)

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A knife-wielding man plans to rape a woman at a Haverhill school was foiled when she lashed out scratching and biting him.

 

Teenagers cloud nine dream (2002-05-20)

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A Haverhill youngster won a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dance with the S Club Juniors and appear on national television after winning a competition on the children’s TV programme Diggit.

 

Fire service issue barbeque safety advice (2002-05-20)

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Suffolk Fire Service are advising people to play safe this summer especially when barbeques are involved.

 

Rape attempt man efit issued (2002-05-21)

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Detectives have issued this efit of a man wanted in connection with a horrific attempted rape of a woman on Friday in Haverhill.

 

Planners put priority on community land (2002-05-23)

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Land should be handed over for community use before the first property is sold at a huge planned housing development in Haverhill, town council planners have agreed.

 

Ensten is in superb form (2002-05-23)

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West Suffolk Athletic Club won their second fixture of the season in the Southern Women’s League.

 

Group has a reason to celebrate (2002-05-23)

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A support group for women with children in Haverhill has celebrated its fifth anniversary in style.

 

Football school in appeal for students (2002-05-23)

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After a successful first year for West Suffolk College’s Girls Football School, trials are now being held to select next year’s intake.

 

Open verdict on woman who fell from window (2002-05-23)

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An open verdict has been recorded on a young computer analyst who fell to her death from her bedroom window at Haverhill last November.

 

Rock contest final nears (2002-05-23)

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The Final of Haverhill Rock Competition will be held on Friday, May 31, with four very different bands lining up for the Battle of the Bands.

 

Company has new general manager (2002-05-23)

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Ardex UK of Haverhill has announced the appointment of Peter Bell as it's new general manager.

 

Parents get report on school (2002-05-23)

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An inspection report which saw Castle Hill Middle School at Haverhill come out of special measures has been issued to parents.

 

Man, 41, took his own life (2002-05-23)

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A taxi driver killed himself with an overdose of tablets on the day he was due to appear in court, an inquest heard.

 

Soldier passes commando test (2002-05-23)

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A Haverhill man has completed some of the toughest training in the armed forces for the right to wear the famous Green Beret.

 

Musical a super success (2002-05-23)

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Review by Simon Bolton

 

Council elects mayor and new leader (2002-05-23)

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St Edmundsbury Borough Council has a new mayor and a new council leader, with the Conservatives losing control.

 

Business park a step closer (2002-05-25)

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A sixty-four acre site, one million square feet of development and up to 4,000 jobs; The Haverhill Business park is now one step closer with planning consent being granted.

 

Sex attacker hunt stepped up with poster (2002-05-25)

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Detectives have stepped up their hunt for a would-be rapist with a poster campaign supported by a local newspaper.

 

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