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December 2009


Two aces on the same day (2009-12-01)

Haverhill News

Congratulations go to two Haverhill golfers, Gerry Scott and Frank Smith, who both celebrated a hole in one on the same day - Saturday, November 28!

 

Two caught during rooftop burglary (2009-12-01)

Haverhill News

Two men have been charged after being caught on the roof during a burglary in Primrose Hill, Haverhill on Friday night.

 

Watch out, there are speed guns about (2009-12-01)

Haverhill News

Commuters to Haverhill who speed through surrounding villages could find themselves caught not by a speed camera, but by local residents.

 

Record-breaking building will enrich learning (2009-12-02)

Haverhill News

Haverhill can now boast the largest free-standing conservatory-style building in the country - possibly the world - thanks to a pioneering new move by Coupals Primary School.

 

Centre's courses help jobless man back to work (2009-12-02)

Haverhill News

Free courses at West Suffolk Collegeís Haverhill LEAP Centre have helped a local unemployed man get back to work.

 

Expert helps students learn to manage their finances (2009-12-03)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill financial expert has been giving advice through a number of workshops to help local students budget for adult life after they leave school.

 

Teenage girl accosted by man in his 60s (2009-12-03)

Haverhill News

Police are seeking a man in his 60s who accosted a teenage girl at a bus stop in Haverhill on Tuesday morning.

 

Scratch cards stolen in garage raid (2009-12-03)

Haverhill News

Two men broke into the petrol station in Manor Road, Haverhill, in the early hours of Tuesday morning and stole Lottery scratch cards.

 

Triple switch-on lights up the town (2009-12-03)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's Christmas lights were switched on on Tuesday evening - in three different places.

 

Mayor helps children launch recycling centre (2009-12-04)

Haverhill News

Youngsters from a Haverhill school were joined by the town mayor, Cllr Elaine McManus, to help launch a revolutionary new recycling centre at the Tesco superstore in the town.

 

Police in Christmas crackdown on drink driving (2009-12-04)

Haverhill News

Suffolk Police is driving home the message not to drink or take drugs before getting behind the wheel of a vehicle this Christmas.

 

Chance to join in a nationwide Hallellujah (2009-12-04)

Haverhill News

Nearly 50 singers from the Haverhill area will be converging on a village church on Sunday to perform Christmas music and take part in the nationwide singing of the Hallellujah Chorus - and you can jo...

 

Novice runner takes on the London Marathon (2009-12-04)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill sports centre receptionist is running the London Marathon to raise thousands of pounds for a charity that encourages children with disabilities to take up sport.

 

Computer museum 'a fabulous asset', says MP (2009-12-05)

Haverhill News

West Suffolk MP Richard Spring paid a visit to Haverhillís Centre For Computing History yesterday (Friday), to learn more about the museumís plans for the future.

 

New head tells MP about replacement school plans (2009-12-07)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's MP visited a primary school in the town on Friday to hear from the new head teacher about plans to build a replacement school on a nearby site.

 

Battle over future government of Suffolk goes on (2009-12-07)

Haverhill News

Councillors battling against Suffolk minus Ipswich becoming a huge single unitary authority under local government re-organisation are considering carrying on the fight after the latest setback.

 

Chamber celebrates with Christmas lunch (2009-12-07)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating the festive season with a Christmas Networking Lunch at Prezzo in Haverhill on December 16.

 

Campaigns aim to cut seasonal fire tragedies (2009-12-07)

Haverhill News

Suffolk fire and rescue service is urging people to take notice of the Government's two major campaigns to prevent house fires this Christmas.

 

Haverhill fight back to make it eight league wins in a row (2009-12-07)

Haverhill News

Match report on Haverhill Rugby Club's 19-11 victory over Ipswich YM in Eastern League Division Two on Saturday.

 

Cambs football results and fixtures (2009-12-07)

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RESULTS

 

Cambs football results and fixtures (2009-12-07)

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RESULTS

 

Champion environmental success for Genzyme (2009-12-08)

Haverhill News

Genzyme Haverhill Operations have recently won a Silver Green Apple Award in recognition of their success in reducing the environmental impact of their manufacturing processes.

 

Thieves targeting isolated buildings (2009-12-08)

Haverhill News

Owners of isolated properties and outbuildings in local villages are being warned to make sure they are secure in the wake of a series of burglaries.

 

Burst main floods homes and closes road (2009-12-08)

Haverhill News

A burst water main closed Withersfield Road in Haverhill, at the Howe Road junction for over an hour on Saturday and flooded two nearby homes.

 

Wet weather keeps golfers in the clubhouse (2009-12-08)

Haverhill News

Unfortunately the recent spell of wet weather hampered last weekís fixtures for Haverhill golfers.

 

Arresting fund raiser nets over £9,000 (2009-12-09)

Haverhill News

The great and good of Haverhill fell foul of the law on Friday morning when police swooped to arrest nine community leaders.

 

Chance to win a Wii or an iPod (2009-12-09)

Haverhill News

Residents of Suffolk are invited to complete an on-line Staysafe competition to be in with a chance of winning a Nintendo Wii or one of two iPods.

 

Standing room only at Hallellujah concert (2009-12-09)

Haverhill News

Over 100 people came to enjoy Haverhill Choral Societyís Choral Christmas concert on Sunday evening, in All Saints Church, Hundon - more than the number of chairs available.

 

Suffolk given a mixed first report under new system (2009-12-09)

Haverhill News

The upsides and the downsides of living in Suffolk have been revealed in the first of a new system of annual gradings for counties by the Audit Commission.

 

Police seek teenage girl's sex attacker (2009-12-10)

Haverhill News

Police are appealing for information after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted in an alleyway in Haverhill last Thursday evening, December 3.

 

Whipping up interest in healthy eating (2009-12-10)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill school has been discovering the smooth way to healthy eating - with a bit of help from the town's new Tesco store.

 

Christmas event spreads over the weekend (2009-12-11)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's major Christmas event takes place this weekend, organised and sponsored by Haverhill Town Council.

 

School seeks hosts for Chinese students (2009-12-11)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill upper school is seeking people prepared to host Chinese students who will be studying at the school for two years.

 

Councils move toward closer relationship (2009-12-11)

Haverhill News

Two of the councils leading the charge for a West Suffolk unitary authority, rather than the whole of Suffolk, under local government re-organisation, are starting to work together already.

 

Two sought after threats to man and his dog (2009-12-11)

Haverhill News

Police are trying to trace two men after a man walking his dog was threatened at Chalkstone Playing Fields in Haverhill on Wednesday night.

 

Crowds flock to festive fireworks (2009-12-13)

Haverhill News

Thousands of people crowded around Haverhill Recreation Ground on Friday night for the grand firework finale to the town's Family Christmas Night.

 

Thousands take up free swimming at leisure centre (2009-12-14)

Haverhill News

More than 4,200 people have taken advantage of free swimming available at Haverhill Leisure Centre over the last six months.

 

High praise for St Edmundsbury in recent audit (2009-12-14)

Haverhill News

Haverhill benefits from being part of one of the best performing councils in the country, according to a recent assessment.

 

Teenager aims for Talent show place (2009-12-15)

Haverhill News

Local teenager Jade Donno, from Sturmer, had an opportunity to win fame and fortune when she auditioned for Britainís Got Talent 2010 last week.

 

Catie leads the way in ladies golf medal (2009-12-15)

Haverhill News

The Ladies Saturday Medal at Haverhill Golf Club, played on December 5, was another successful day for Catie Heathfield, who was the clear winner by four shots.

 

Encouragement for Christmas weekend of events (2009-12-15)

Haverhill News

Last weekend's seasonal events were generally well enough supported for organisers and sponsors Haverhill Town Council to look at continuing with the new extended format.

 

Explosion leads to blaze at biochemical plant (2009-12-16)

Haverhill News

Fire crews from all over the area descended on Genzyme in Haverhill early this morning after fire broke out following an explosion in the Rookwood Way plant.

 

Crackdown on High Street driving and parking (2009-12-16)

Haverhill News

Motorists who flout driving and parking regulations in Haverhill High Street face a crackdown from the police for the next month.

 

Haverhill golfing pair defeat conditions (2009-12-16)

Haverhill News

The Suffolk Winter Alliance moved to Stoke by Naylandís Gainsborough Golf Course on Sunday December 13.

 

Bellringers pay tribute to former tower captain (2009-12-16)

Haverhill News

The bells of St Mary's parish church in Haverhill rang out this morning for the funeral of the man who was tower captain of its bellringers of 25 years.

 

Police issue warning in case the snow comes (2009-12-17)

Haverhill News

With heavy snow forecast for later today (Thursday) and tonight in Suffolk, police have issued renewed warnings to motorists about driving in icy conditions.

 

Rising athletics star to visit centre (2009-12-17)

Haverhill News

Sporting ambassador and athlete Samantha Milner will be helping youngsters celebrate the 2012 Olympics with a fun-packed morning of sports at Haverhill Leisure Centre on Sunday.

 

Snow closes some town schools (2009-12-18)

Haverhill News

As snow has caused disruption across he region, several schools in Haverhill are closed this morning, the last day of term.

 

New volunteer helps Ian continue his dream job (2009-12-18)

Haverhill News

The dream of working with the police can continue for a 26-year-old Haverhill man who has Downs Syndrome, thanks to the support of a new fellow volunteer.

 

Hairdressers find a new home as Fredys closes (2009-12-18)

Haverhill News

One of Haverhill's long-established businesses came to an end this week when hair salon Fredys ceased trading.

 

Stars shine despite the weather (2009-12-19)

Haverhill News

The snow did not manage to prevent a Haverhill school's annual talent show from taking place yesterday (Friday), although it forced a few last-minute changes.

 

Band and choir join for traditional concert (2009-12-20)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's big Christmas musical event takes place this evening (Sunday) at the Old Independent Church, when Haverhill Silver Band and Haverhill Operatic Society join forces in Carols For All.

 

Christmas carols treat for shoppers (2009-12-21)

Haverhill News

There's a special treat for shgoppers at Haverhill's new Tesco this evening (Monday) as the town's choral society will be on hand singing carols.

 

Haverhill police station Christmas opening hours (2009-12-21)

Haverhill News

Suffolk police stations will have amended opening hours over the Christmas period, and Haverhill is no exception.

 

Woman hurt on pedestrian crossing (2009-12-21)

Haverhill News

A car with four men in it playing loud music it collided with a woman using a walking frame on a pedestrian crossing, and drove off.

 

Warning after spate of thefts from vehicles (2009-12-22)

Haverhill News

Police are warning people not to leave valuable items, particularly tools, in vehicles, after a spate of thefts in Haverhill over the last couple of weeks.

 

Christmas a time of GIVE-ing at Genzyme (2009-12-22)

Haverhill News

Employees at Genzyme in Haverhill have presented a cheque for £2,886 to St Nicholasí Hospice in Bury St Edmunds, as the culmination of a fund raising challenge set by the organisationís operations acr...

 

Christmas Day lunch for homeless and lonely (2009-12-22)

Haverhill News

There are still a few spaces available for Christmas Day lunch at the Salvation Army hall in Haverhill.

 

Pool watchdog gives Neptune a cue for celebration (2009-12-23)

Haverhill News

An important Haverhill area business is ending a successful year on a celebratory note.

 

Owners of abandoned vehicles prosecuted (2009-12-23)

Haverhill News

The council has successfully prosecuted seven cases of abandoning a motor vehicle in the six months since June.

 

County staff on hand throughout holiday season (2009-12-24)

Haverhill News

Although it is holiday time for many, plenty of people will be working hard this Christmas to keep Suffolk's essential services running.

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM HAVERHILL-UK (2009-12-25)

Haverhill News

We at Haverhill-UK wish all our more than 50,000 users throughout the town, the region and among ex-Haverhillians all over the world, a very merry and safe Christmas.

 

Very important waiter at Christmas Day lunch (2009-12-26)

Haverhill News

Homeless or lonely people being given Christmas Day lunch by the Salvation Army in Haverhill yesterday found themselves being served by the Chief Constable of Suffolk.

 

Tough challenge honours tenth anniversary of tragedy (2009-12-29)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill businessman will be taking part in a gruelling challenge for charity next month in memory of two friends killed in an attack when they went to watch a football match in Turkey.

 

Christmas Day attack on good samaritan (2009-12-30)

Haverhill News

A man who retrieved a house Christmas decoration from a group of youths and returned it to its owner ended up being assaulted by four men late on Christmas Day.

 

Girl accosted near Tesco on Boxing Day (2009-12-30)

Haverhill News

Police are investigating two accostings of children which took place in Haverhill over the Christmas period.

 

Recycle Christmas waste, council urges (2009-12-31)

Haverhill News

Suffolk County Council is urging people to recycle waste produced from the festive season.

 

Police issue warning to New Year partygoers (2009-12-31)

Haverhill News

Christmas might be over for this year but police in Suffolk are issuing a reminder to New Year party-goers to have a safe and enjoyable time tonight.

 

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