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February 2010


Accountants take on £10,000 charity challenge (2010-02-01)

Haverhill News

An accountants and business advisers from the Haverhill area will be attempting to raise £10,000 during the year for charity, in memory of a client and friend.

 

Hints on how to spring clean a business (2010-02-01)

Haverhill News

Thursday sees the first meeting this year of Haverhill's new Very Early Lunch Club, under the auspices of Suffolk Enterprise Agency Menta.

 

Beat the winter blues at the library (2010-02-01)

Haverhill News

Haverhill library is helping to cheer people up during a long cold winter with a Beat The Winter Blues week this week.

 

Burglars are about again (2010-02-01)

Haverhill News

Burglars got away with a television, a laptop, jewellery, a game console and cash from a house in Moneypiece Close in Haverhill overnight on January 27/28.

 

Arts centre riding out the storm so far (2010-02-01)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Arts Centre is on course to achieve its budgeted target for this financial year despite suffering its toughest period so far in 2009.

 

Golden hello for employers to take on apprentices (2010-02-01)

Haverhill News

A new apprenticeships scheme, offering small and medium-sized employers a wage subsidy for the first six months, has just been launched.

 

MP praises newly-chosen successor (2010-02-02)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's MP Richard Spring has hailed his successor as Tory candidate in the constituency, chosen at the weekend, as 'an individual of exceptional intellect and ability'.

 

Meat factory damaged in blaze (2010-02-02)

Haverhill News

Haverhill fire crews were among six that attended a blaze at the Vion Food Group meat processing factory in Little Wratting yesterday.

 

Pancake races will raise cash for Haiti (2010-02-02)

Haverhill News

Families will be taking part in pancake races at Haverhill Leisure Centre on Shrove Tuesday, February 16, to raise money for the Haiti Earthquake Appeal.

 

Convincing win for golfer Paul (2010-02-02)

Haverhill News

The men’s IFF Challenge was played at Haverhill Golf Club on Wednesday, January 27.

 

Appeal for more watchers to beat burglars (2010-02-02)

Haverhill News

In the wake of a series of burglaries and thefts from cars, Haverhill police are appealing for more Neighbouyrhood Watch schemes to be set up in the town.

 

Tough Guy Dave proves his mettle (2010-02-03)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill businessman who took on the Tough Guy challenge at the weekend admits to being completely shattered by the end of it.

 

Bad parking makes school access dangerous for children (2010-02-03)

Haverhill News

Police are asking people who drive children to one of the schools in School Lane, Haverhill, to park more considerately.

 

Firemen save two industrial units from blaze (2010-02-03)

Haverhill News

Haverhill fire crews were called out yesterday to their second large blaze in two days, when they attended a set of industrial units in Brockley Green, Hundon.

 

Worker catches a glimpse of burglars (2010-02-03)

Haverhill News

As the string of burglaries across the area continues, a member of staff at a warehouse in Homefield Road, Haverhill, yesterday caught a glimpse of some of the people who may be responsible.

 

Warning about council tax scam (2010-02-04)

Haverhill News

The council is warning residents about a telephone scam operating in St Edmundsbury that promises a council tax rebate but is actually a way of fraudulently obtaining bank details.

 

Facelift for decaying piece of town history (2010-02-04)

Haverhill News

One of Haverhill's historic buildings at risk is at last likely to get a facelift and structural repair.

 

Burglary is second this week in same street (2010-02-04)

Haverhill News

The Haverhill area's burglary spree goes on, with Moneypiece Close in the town being hit for the second time in a week.

 

Youth assaulted by men with dog (2010-02-04)

Haverhill News

Police are appealing for information after a youth was assaulted on a footpath near Quendon Place in Haverhill on Tuesday evening.

 

MP takes up ambulance concerns (2010-02-05)

Haverhill News

Haverhill MP Richard Spring was looking forward to 'full and frank discussions' this morning when he went into a meeting about ambulance cover in the town.

 

New initiative to get families reading (2010-02-05)

Haverhill News

An injection of £40,000 Government cash is to be given to Suffolk to promote reading within families.

 

Chill out at leisure centre during half-term (2010-02-05)

Haverhill News

A new free ‘Teen Chill’ activity for stressed-out teenagers studying for exams in June will be launched this half-term at Haverhill Leisure Centre.

 

Panto audiences gave over £400 for earthquake relief (2010-02-05)

Haverhill News

A total of £415.01 will be sent to aid the relief of Haiti earthquake victims, thanks to the generosity of audiences at a recent pantomime.

 

Plea for return of 100lb metal sculpture (2010-02-05)

Haverhill News

Residents of Castle Hedingham are wondering if anyone in the Haverhill area can help in locating an unusual sculpture which has been stolen from the village.

 

Bands line up to fight it out (2010-02-05)

Haverhill News

The first heat of Riffed: Haverhill Battle Of The Bands 2010 takes place tonight from 8pm at Haverhill Arts Centre.

 

Woman critically hurt in crash (2010-02-08)

Haverhill News

A woman suffered life-threatening injuries in a car crash on the A1017 Haverhill bypass this morning.

 

Late equaliser denies Rovers a top win (2010-02-08)

Haverhill News

RIDGEONS LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Haverhill Rovers 1 Kirkley and Pakefield 1, match report.

 

Keep on the lookout to beat burglars (2010-02-08)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's spate of burglaries continued last week, with a factory and a house being targeted.

 

Prospective new MP pays town a visit (2010-02-09)

Haverhill News

The new prospective parliamentary candidate for the Conservatives for the West Suffolk constituency paid a visit to Haverhill on Friday.

 

Trail of criminal damage in Park Road (2010-02-09)

Haverhill News

A trail of criminal damage to three different houses in Park Road, Haverhill, on Friday night, is being linked by police to the same offenders.

 

Stolen truck dumped in river after ram-raid (2010-02-09)

Haverhill News

The series of burglaries and break-ins across the Haverhill area has escalated with five incidents in the last few days.

 

Rovers U15s dominate in comfortable win (2010-02-09)

Haverhill News

EASTERN ALLIANCE JUNIOR LEAGUE UNDER 15s: Haverhill Rovers 3 Cornard Utd 0, match report.

 

Final golf major is finally contested (2010-02-09)

Haverhill News

The Asco Cup, the final major competition of the fixtures calendar at Haverhill Golf Club, was finally played on Sunday.

 

Free energy monitor available from library (2010-02-09)

Haverhill News

Suffolk residents can now visit their local Library (including mobile libraries) and borrow an energy monitor free.

 

Hundon go down but Wratting win (2010-02-09)

Haverhill News

There was pretty much a full programme in the Cambridgeshire Football League on Saturday, with Hundon losing out at rivals Foxton, but West Wratting having a cracking 5-1 win over Histon A.

 

Comeback needed after early debacle (2010-02-10)

Haverhill News

RIDGEONS LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Haverhill Rovers 3 Wivenhoe Town 2, match report.

 

Police investigate death of elderly woman (2010-02-10)

Haverhill News

Police have cordoned off a house in Lower Road, Hundon this morning, following the death of a woman at the property.

 

Council employees give it a good report (2010-02-10)

Haverhill News

The area's largest employer has been given a high quality national rating in a survey based on feedback from its staff.

 

St Edmundsbury plans probably the lowest tax rise (2010-02-11)

Haverhill News

Council tax is to go up in St Edmundsbury this year but it is thought to be the lowest rise in Suffolk.

 

New appeal for witnesses to Monday's crash (2010-02-11)

Haverhill News

Police are renewing their appeal for information following the serious injury car crash on Haverhill bypass on Monday morning.

 

Students get fired up for self-employment (2010-02-11)

Haverhill News

Business advisors yersterday told members of Haverhill Young Chamber of Commerce how they could become the next Alan Sugar.

 

Police urge care as winter returns (2010-02-11)

Haverhill News

With more snow forecast, Suffolk Police are urging motorists to be alert and take extra care on the county’s roads during the wintry conditions.

 

Axe lifted from St Edmundsbury by Government decision (2010-02-12)

Haverhill News

There is to be no change in the system of councils in Suffolk, despite the time and money which has been spent on local government re-organisation proposals over the past few years.

 

Belt up next week or get fined (2010-02-12)

Haverhill News

Motorists and passengers who do not wear seatbelts are to be targeted in a countywide police crackdown.

 

Special event for families with disabled children (2010-02-12)

Haverhill News

Families with disabled children are invited to a very special February half-term event next week at Haverhill Leisure Centre.

 

County protests over free home care proposals (2010-02-12)

Haverhill News

Suffolk County Council has told the Government it has serious concerns about the latest proposals for free adult home care.

 

First concerted vehicle check in Suffolk brings results (2010-02-15)

Haverhill News

Over 130 vehicles were stopped and checked during a multi-agency operation held in Suffolk on Thursday, using Automated Number Plate Recognition technology.

 

Inquest opened on Hundon pensioner (2010-02-15)

Haverhill News

An inquest was opened and adjourned in Bury St Edmunds on Friday morning on the 89-year-old woman who was found dead outside her home in Hundon on Wednesday morning.

 

Burglary and vehicle theft toll mounts (2010-02-15)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's burglary toll continued last week, with two incidents where cars were part of the haul.

 

Don't be the wrong sort of tosser tomorrow (2010-02-15)

Haverhill News

Tomorrow is Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, and Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service is offering timely advice about avoiding pan fires.

 

Perfection beckons rugby club if they can win seven more (2010-02-15)

Haverhill News

EASTERN COUNTIES lEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Haverhill 47 Dereham 7, match report.

 

Venue switch gives Rovers lads no problem (2010-02-15)

Haverhill News

EASTERN JUNIOR ALLIANCE LEAGUE UNDER 15s PRESIDENTS CUP, ROUND ONE: Brentwood London 0 Haverhill Rovers 2, match report.

 

Camera bid to cover loss of toilet attendant (2010-02-16)

Haverhill News

Town councillors meeting this evening are being asked to fund a CCTV camera to cover the corner of Haverhill Recreation Ground near the toilets.

 

Residents to be quizzed about play area (2010-02-16)

Haverhill News

Residents in and around Lowry Close in Haverhill are to be questioned about the future of the children's play area nearby.

 

Antarctic adventurer to speak at chamber lunch (2010-02-16)

Haverhill News

Business people will be hearing how a physics teacher from Haverhill will be taking on one of the biggest challenges of his life in Antarctica.

 

Future of Bevan House in the spotlight (2010-02-16)

Haverhill News

The future of Haverhill Town Council's old home at Bevan House in Camps Road comes under discussion at tonight's council meeting.

 

Galfers battle through frost and snow (2010-02-16)

Haverhill News

The midweek medal played at Haverhill Golf Club on Wednesday, February 10, was hampered by frost and yet more snow - however the competition went ahead as a non-qualifier over one division.

 

Plans for revised bus station unveiled (2010-02-17)

Haverhill News

Plans for bigger bus shelters at Haverhill bus station were shown to Haverhill Town Council's meeting last night.

 

Place Court to be replaced (2010-02-17)

Haverhill News

Place Court care home in Camps Road, Haverhill, is to be replaced by a new facility somewhere else in the town, and the land redeveloped.

 

No CCTV protection for toilets (2010-02-17)

Haverhill News

Councillors decided last night not to pay £12,000 for a CCTV camera to prevent vandalism at the toilets on Haverhill Recreation Ground.

 

Council divided over 20 per cent tax rise (2010-02-17)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Town Council divided on political lines last night over the setting of its budget for the next financial year and the resulting level of council tax.

 

Juvenile charged with burglaries (2010-02-17)

Haverhill News

A 17-year-old man from Haverhill was due to appear before Bury Youth Court this morning charged with four burglaries earlier this month.

 

Witnesses sought to High Street assault (2010-02-17)

Haverhill News

Police are appealing for information following an incident in Haverhill High Street in the early hours of Saturday morning in which a man suffered a knee injury.

 

New club for kids at leisure centre (2010-02-18)

Haverhill News

A new Kids City Club has been launched at Haverhill Leisure Centre for regular users of the indoor playground.

 

Device enables crackdown on loud exhausts (2010-02-18)

Haverhill News

Motorists who have had their exhausts modified could soon be facing on-the-spot fines.

 

High Street traffic fiasco infuriates councillors (2010-02-19)

Haverhill News

Councillors furious about unenforced parking regulations in Haverhill High Street heard that a promised police clampdown on offenders lasted just one day because of a legal technicality.

 

Mayoral change to be marked in church (2010-02-19)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Town Council is to appoint a chaplain and to have a civic service each year at the time of the mayoral changeover.

 

Thieves and burglars still in action (2010-02-19)

Haverhill News

Last weekend saw more burglaries and vehicle thefts in and around Haverhill

 

Toddler's accident throws spotlight on High Street (2010-02-20)

Haverhill News

Traffic dangers in Haverhill High Street were brought into focus again yesterday (Friday) when a two-year-old child was hurt in an accident with a car.

 

Tough trip to Norfolk yields another win for rugby club (2010-02-22)

Haverhill News

EASTERN COUNTIES LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Broadlands 17 Haverhill 26, match report.

 

Police seek trio who damaged a wall (2010-02-22)

Haverhill News

Police are seeking three boys who pushed a wall over in Mill Hill on Wednesday evening, February 17.

 

Walsham end Rovers' good run (2010-02-22)

Haverhill News

RIDGEONS LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Walsham-Le-Willows 3 Haverhill Rovers 1, match report.

 

Warning to keep sheds and garages secure (2010-02-23)

Haverhill News

A warning has gone out to people in and around Haverhill to make sure their sheds and garages are secure in the wake of some more burglaries.

 

Motorists sliding around again (2010-02-23)

Haverhill News

Yesterday's snow and rain caused slippery conditions, with police being called to a series of minor accidents.

 

Details required of private fostering (2010-02-23)

Haverhill News

If you are fostering a child under a private arrangement, Suffolk County Council want you to tell them about it.

 

Volunteers needed! (2010-02-24)

Haverhill News

The people of Haverhill have shown such wonderful support at our St Nicholas Hospice Care shop, for which we are truly grateful. But as well as donating your goods and purchasing from our shop, we as...

 

PC goes the extra mile to get pupils cycling (2010-02-24)

Haverhill News

A police officer from Haverhill Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) has helped school pupils to get cycling with an ambitious initiative that saw him go the extra mile to get children pedalling.

 

Thieves smash window to get laptop (2010-02-24)

Haverhill News

A laptop was stolen from an industrial unit in Haverhill between 5pm on Friday and 8am on Monday.

 

Green champion calls time on his role (2010-02-24)

Haverhill News

Suffolk's ecological champion is quitting because he has not got enough time to devote to the cause.

 

Time to line up for youth elections (2010-02-24)

Haverhill News

Young people in the area who are interested in politics and public speaking could now be thinking about applying for the UK Youth Parliament (UKYP).

 

Suffolk trading standards take on the supermarkets (2010-02-25)

Haverhill News

Stores like Sainsbury's and Tesco have been accused of charging almost double the price in their own brands for similar products to their 'value' ranges.

 

Borough approves lowest council tax rise in the county (2010-02-25)

Haverhill News

The lowest council tax rise in Suffolk was confirmed by a meeting of St Edmundsbury’s full council last night.

 

Take a look into your future (2010-02-25)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Leisure Centre is offering the chance to find out what you will look like when you get older, as part of its build-up to National No Smoking Day.

 

Over 100 caught without seatbelts in campaign week (2010-02-25)

Haverhill News

Over 100 people were issued with fixed penalty notices as Suffolk police took part in a week-long European seatbelt enforcement campaign last week.

 

Little Wratting meat plant workforce halved again (2010-02-25)

Haverhill News

The latest plans unveiled at Vion Food Group, formerly Grampian Foods, at its Little Wratting meat-processing plant, will see another 180 job losses.

 

The return of Liam hits our screens (2010-02-26)

Haverhill News

Haverhill dyspraxia champion Liam Plumridge will be appearing on our TV screens again on Monday.

 

Launch invite from new counsellors (2010-02-26)

Haverhill News

A new hypnotherapy and counselling service is starting in Haverhill next week and inviting people along to its launch.

 

Plaudits and lessons from the Big Freeze (2010-02-26)

Haverhill News

Although the threat of more snow has note yet gone away, Suffolk has been reflecting on the winter in The Big Freeze workshop.

 

Keep on the lookout for thieves (2010-02-26)

Haverhill News

The spate of burglaries in Haverhill may have come to an end, but out in the villages around thieves have been hard at work, and police are re-iterating their warning to the public to be vigilant.

 

Eastern Angles - The Long Way Home (2010-02-26)

Haverhill News

The regular visits of our regional professional theatre company, Ipswich-based Eastern Angles, are keenly anticipated by Haverhill Arts Centre theatre fans.

 

Young film-makers all showed promise (2010-02-28)

Haverhill News

There cannot be many better feelings for a youngster learning about film-making than to see one of their early efforts on the big screen of the cinema.

 

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