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March 2010


Spine-chiller takes town film award (2010-03-01)

Haverhill News

Less than four minutes of spine-chilling celluloid was enough to scoop the top prize in the first Made In Haverhill film competition.

 

Charity shops targeted by burglars (2010-03-01)

Haverhill News

Another charity shop in Haverhill has been targeted by thieves.

 

More help to step into the unknown (2010-03-01)

Haverhill News

There is another free workshop in Haverhill this week for anyone considering going self-employed, and daunted by the prospect.

 

Secrets of networking come into the open (2010-03-01)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's Very Early Lunch Club, organised by Suffolk enterprise agency Menta, meets this week, for a talk on networking.

 

Improved response from ambulance chiefs (2010-03-02)

Haverhill News

Ambulance chiefs have pledged to provide rapid response cover at Haverhill 24/7, rather than the current 80 hours a week, from mid-April.

 

Rotary members do their bit for Haiti (2010-03-02)

Haverhill News

Members of Rotary in Haverhill were quick to respond to the needs of displaced people following the recent devastating earthquake in Haiti.

 

Full details of Haverhill film-makers (2010-03-02)

Haverhill News

As promised here are full details of those whose short-listed films made up the gala final of the Made In Haverhill competition on Sunday evening at Cineworld.

 

Burglar nets computer haul (2010-03-02)

Haverhill News

Burglary of people's homes at night has not gone away in Haverhill as there was another one at Masons Close just before 5am yesterday.

 

Middle school to become new care home (2010-03-03)

Haverhill News

The redundant Chalkstone Middle School in Millfields Way will be redeveloped as a new care home to replace Place Court if a new county council initiative goes ahead.

 

New business's launch party postponed (2010-03-03)

Haverhill News

A planned launch this evening for new hypnotherapy and counselling service Indigo in Haverhill has had to be postponed.

 

How to squeeze more homes into villages (2010-03-03)

Haverhill News

Proposals for where new homes could be built in rural St Edmundsbury have been published today, prior to the start of public consultation on April 12.

 

Low energy conference for construction industry (2010-03-03)

Haverhill News

A free conference for those in the construction industry will focus on low energy buildings.

 

Litter and anti-social driving being tackled (2010-03-04)

Haverhill News

Two areas of anti-social behaviour have been targeted in Suffolk this week, although there are no specific initiatives on either of them in Haverhill yet.

 

Countywide initiative to get kids reading (2010-03-04)

Haverhill News

Today is the fifth anniversary of World Book Day and, to mark the occasion, Suffolk County Council is making a special effort to get youngsters reading.

 

Police urge public to join keyholder service (2010-03-04)

Haverhill News

Suffolk police's Safer Neighbourhood Teams are encouraging the public and local businesses to join Suffolk SAFEKey to ensure greater piece of mind if an incident occurs at their property.

 

MP dubs county re-organisation bid a 'fiasco' (2010-03-05)

Haverhill News

Although Suffolk has, for the moment, escaped re-organisation into unitary authorities, Haverhill's MP Richard Spring has criticised the abortive process and its cost as a 'fiasco'.

 

Find out about fire service improvements (2010-03-05)

Haverhill News

A number of drop-in sessions have been arranged around Suffolk for people to gain further information on fire service improvements.

 

Coffee mornings for businesswomen re-launched (2010-03-05)

Haverhill News

WoMenta, which aims to encourage and equip women who are running or looking to set up their own business in Suffolk, will re-launch its free coffee mornings for businesswomen in Haverhill on Wednesday...

 

Michael leads the way in half-term (2010-03-05)

Haverhill News

School half-term saw plenty of events for the juniors at Haverhill Golf Club.

 

Chamber opens trade fair to all businesses (2010-03-07)

Haverhill News

All businesses in Haverhill will get the chance to showcase their products and services at a trade fair next month.

 

Firemen at meat factory again (2010-03-07)

Haverhill News

Firemen were called to the Vion meat-packaging factory in Little Wratting again in the early hours of Saturday morning.

 

Title may be gone but promotion beckons (2010-03-08)

Haverhill News

EASTERN COUNTIES LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Haverhill 20 Mistley 3, match report.

 

Giant north-east expansion is 'manageable' (2010-03-08)

Haverhill News

A transport impact study on the proposal to expand Haverhill by 25 per cent to the north-east says the idea is 'feasible', 'sustainable' and 'manageable'.

 

Chance to have a say about High Street traffic (2010-03-09)

Haverhill News

Anyone unhappy with the traffic regulations in operation in Haverhill High Street has a golden opportunity on Thursday to question the man responsible for them.

 

Police warn people to lock their back gates (2010-03-09)

Haverhill News

Police in Haverhill are warning people to lock the back gates to their properties after reports of burglars trying to get in that way during the night.

 

Free guidance day could be just the job (2010-03-09)

Haverhill News

There will be a free advice and guidance day for unemployed people in Haverhill in a fortnight's time, sponsored by Haverhill Town Council.

 

Rovers mount comeback to reach cup final (2010-03-09)

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SUFFOLK MINOR CUP SEMI-FINAL: Cornard Utd under 15s 1 Haverhill Rovers under 15s 2, match report.

 

Ladies march on in golf tournament (2010-03-09)

Haverhill News

It was great news for Haverhill lady golfers, who won their second round Mail on Sunday match away at Flempton on Saturday.

 

Witnesses to Camps Road assault sought (2010-03-09)

Haverhill News

Police are asking for witnesses to come forward to a fight in Camps Road, Haverhill, at the end of last month.

 

Councillor urges barriers to close High Street (2010-03-10)

Haverhill News

As more consultation is taking place about the traffic regulations in Haverhill High Street, the leading St Edmundsbury councillor with responsibility for the town has said the will of the majority sh...

 

Wind and strings combine for concert (2010-03-10)

Haverhill News

Suffolk County Music Service is presenting a concert at Samuel Ward Upper School, Haverhill, on Friday at 7.30pm.

 

Last chance to step into your own business (2010-03-10)

Haverhill News

The last of a series of free workshops in Haverhill for anyone considering going self-employed, and daunted by the prospect, takes place on Friday, March 19.

 

Lot of youngsters involved in disturbance (2010-03-10)

Haverhill News

Police are appealing for information following a disturbance in the Camps Road and Blaxhall Court area of Haverhill between 8.50pm and 9.05pm on Friday evening, involving a large group of youths.

 

County seeks full market value for redundant schools (2010-03-11)

Haverhill News

School sites in Haverhill which will no longer be needed after re-organisation will have to make their full market value for Suffolk County Council.

 

Bid to make Haverhill healthier shows good progress (2010-03-12)

Haverhill News

Efforts to improve Haverhill people's life expectancy are already well under way in an initiative aimed at cutting the town's very high rates of obesity and smoking.

 

Police called in to sort out school run (2010-03-12)

Haverhill News

Parents delivering and collecting children to and from Castle Hill Middle School have proved so inconsiderate in their parking that Haverhill police have now taken the issue on as part of their monthl...

 

Reprieved play area to get a revamp (2010-03-12)

Haverhill News

Residents in the Lowry Close area of Haverhill have voted that a troublesome play area for children should be revamped.

 

Parking crackdown planned for The Pightle (2010-03-12)

Haverhill News

A concerted effort is to be made to stop people parking vehicles in The Pightle.

 

Snooker club redevelopment moves a step closer (2010-03-15)

Haverhill News

Plans to replace Haverhill Snooker and Bowl with a development of 21 homes took another step forward when Haverhill Town Council requested only a minor change in the bin storage.

 

Town's burglary tally still rising (2010-03-15)

Haverhill News

The warning to people to keep house and shed doors and windows locked to beat burglars is still active as items were stolen from a shed in Camps Road and a house in Alderton Close last week.

 

New care home will absorb latest thinking on dementia care (2010-03-15)

Haverhill News

New thinking about how buildings can help people with dementia will inform the design of the new residential care home to replace Place Court in Haverhill.

 

Police to be 'robust' with overspill of school bullying (2010-03-15)

Haverhill News

An incident in the Camps Road area of Haverhill recently came under confidential discussion at the town police's Safer Neighbourhood Team meeting last week.

 

Depleted rugby club scrape a victory (2010-03-15)

Haverhill News

EASTERN COUNTIES LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Lakenham Hewitt 8 Haverhill 10, match report.

 

Meow may mean there's a dangerous cat about (2010-03-16)

Haverhill News

A controversial but currently legal new drug is now being bought and sold in Haverhill, according to police intelligence, and they are urging any concerned parents to contact them if they need to know...

 

Community projects share £75,000 pot (2010-03-16)

Haverhill News

Nine new community projects are to be funded in Haverhill thanks to Suffolk County Council's locality pilot project.

 

Pupils to get early lessons in safe driving (2010-03-16)

Haverhill News

Youngsters at schools and sixth forms across Suffolk will be getting a lesson on road safety from the police.

 

The Sixties in sound and vision (2010-03-16)

Haverhill News

There's a chance to go back to the Swinging Sixties on Thursday next week in a spectacular show at Haverhill Arts Centre.

 

Palmer free kick sets the tone (2010-03-16)

Haverhill News

PRESIDENT'S CUP: Waltham Abbey under 15s 1 Haverhill Rovers Eastern Junior Alliance under 15s 2, match report.

 

Great back nine gives top spot to Stuart (2010-03-16)

Haverhill News

The midweek medal at Haverhill Golf Club on Wednesday, March 10, saw all three division winners sharing a nett 67.

 

New drug linked to two deaths (2010-03-17)

Haverhill News

Haverhill police's concerns about the arrival of the new legal drug mephedrone, known as meow meow, in Haverhill were backed up today when the drug was linked with the deaths of two teenagers in Linco...

 

Twin town may have suffered from CIA experiment (2010-03-17)

Haverhill News

The spotlight fell on Haverhill's French twin town of Pont St Esprit last week with revelations in a recent book that it may have been the site of a CIA drug experiment in the 1950s.

 

Disaster-prone ladies return to the stage (2010-03-17)

Haverhill News

The hilarious antics of the Farndale Avenue Townswomen's Guild Drama Group return to Haverhill Arts Centre from tomorrow for three evenings.

 

Vandals at work again at football project site (2010-03-17)

Haverhill News

Police in Haverhill are asking for help in tracking down a large group of youths who caused damage at the football project construction site in Chalkstone Way last night.

 

Special day planned to help older people (2010-03-18)

Haverhill News

A special event is being planned in Haverhill next month to give older people, their families and their carers more information on safety, support and things to do.

 

New move to recover stolen property (2010-03-18)

Haverhill News

Suffolk police are joining with businesses in the west of the county to crack down on theft and return more stolen goods to their rightful owners, through a new initiative.

 

County council is the best place to work (2010-03-18)

Haverhill News

The Haverhill area's largest employer, Suffolk County Council, has been judged the best county council in Britain to work for, in the Sunday Times ‘Best Companies’ Survey.

 

Cannabis awareness campaign across county (2010-03-18)

Haverhill News

Haverhill police are taking part in a countywide cannabis awareness campaign, with leaflets being placed in stratigic places like surgeries and the library.

 

Major operation targets town vehicles (2010-03-19)

Haverhill News

Police put a 'ring of steel' around Haverhill last night aimed at catching law-breakers via their vehicles.

 

Building site vandals went on to target football nets (2010-03-19)

Haverhill News

Vandals who damaged fencing at the football project building site in Chalkstone Way on Tuesday night, also went on to damage football nets at the nearby upper school.

 

Climate change play instead of Sunday roast (2010-03-19)

Haverhill News

Sunday lunchtime on March 28 will see actors performing a play at Haverhill Library, about climate change

 

Short, sharp shock should make our roads safer (2010-03-19)

Haverhill News

A small, powerful car makes its way into a sparsely-used Haverhill car park after dark, driven by a young man.

 

New dimension planned for town cinema (2010-03-22)

Haverhill News

Cinema-goers in Haverhill will no longer have to make a trip out of town to view films in the latest technological development to hit the screen - 3D - after April 30.

 

New move to break stalemate over community centres (2010-03-22)

Haverhill News

The future of community centres in Haverhill is up for discussion as St Edmundsbury Borough Council looks to unload them.

 

Champagne stays on ice for rugby club (2010-03-22)

Haverhill News

EASTERN COUNTIES LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Ipswich YM 31 Haverhill 15, match report.

 

Couple's new venture aims to be a cut above the rest (2010-03-23)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill couple are the new owners of a lawnmower and garden equipment repair company which can already count the Botanic Gardens in Cambridge and Newmarket Racecourse among their clients.

 

Looking for leads in hunt for lead thieves (2010-03-23)

Haverhill News

Police are asking people to look out for anyone out and about at night in Haverhill who appears to be carrying a very heavy bag.

 

Unlocked cars targeted by opportunist thieves (2010-03-23)

Haverhill News

Thieves have started targeting unlocked cars in Haverhill again, particularly in the north-western area of the town.

 

Enterprise agency to host chamber meeting (2010-03-23)

Haverhill News

Businesses in Haverhill will be able to hear more about how Suffolk Enterprise Agency MENTA can help them with advice and support at a networking evening on Thursday.

 

Witnesses sought to dangerous driving claim (2010-03-23)

Haverhill News

A woman from Clacton has been arrested on an allegation of dangerous driving after it was claimed pedestrians in Spindle Road, Haverhill, were nearly run down by a car which mounted the kerb.

 

Golfers in good week for cutting handicaps (2010-03-23)

Haverhill News

Congratulations to Brian Jones, who had a fabulous round of golf, playing in the IFF Challenge on Wednesday, March 17.

 

New trophy in memory of golf club campaigner (2010-03-23)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Golf Club's annual presentation evening was held on Saturday, March 13, where all the winners from the 2009/2010 season gathered to collect their prizes.

 

Public meeting tonight about redundant school sites (2010-03-24)

Haverhill News

A public meeting tonight (Wednesday) will give Haverhill people their first opportunity to put forward ideas for the re-use of school sites made redundant under the upcoming change from three-tier to ...

 

Mobile solution to keeping youngsters out of trouble (2010-03-24)

Haverhill News

A £50,000 project to keep Haverhill youngsters out of trouble on the streets is being set up by youth workers in co-operation with the police.

 

Lottery jackpot for Stour Valley conservation (2010-03-24)

Haverhill News

The Stour Valley which stretches from the Haverhill area to the sea and includes the Constable country around Dedham has received a grant of almost £1million towards conservation.

 

Town police chief prepares to move on (2010-03-24)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's top policeman is to leave the town next month, and Haverhill councillors paid tribute to him at their meeting last night.

 

Chance to turn a school into a community centre (2010-03-25)

Haverhill News

The closure of schools in the town gave Haverhill people a once-in-a-generation chance to work together and create community facilities, the town mayor told a public meeting last night (Wednesday).

 

People are still letting the burglars get in (2010-03-25)

Haverhill News

Police have again re-iterated their plea to householders and car-owners in Haverhill to secure their property in the wake of more thefts and burglaries.

 

Project site plan could bring hundreds of jobs (2010-03-26)

Haverhill News

A retail complex providing hundreds of jobs could be created on the former Project site in Haverhill, although it has a series of planning hurdles to overcome first.

 

New party game hits the spot at leisure centre (2010-03-26)

Haverhill News

Children can now enjoy laser battle parties at Haverhill Leisure Centre as it expands its party themes.

 

Con man at work in town centre (2010-03-26)

Haverhill News

A fraudster has been conning money out of staff at a shop and the leisure centre in Haverhill.

 

Police and fire warnings as clocks go forward (2010-03-26)

Haverhill News

With the clocks going back this weekend, police and fire services in Suffolk have issued the usual seasonal warnings.

 

Charity outlet for chocolate overdose (2010-03-29)

Haverhill News

If you find you’ve had enough chocolate this Easter then you can donate your Easter eggs to charity at Haverhill Leisure Centre next week.

 

Inside track on the Darling effect (2010-03-29)

Haverhill News

If you are wondering what the chancellor has done for (or to) your business with last week's budget, you could get some useful tips on Thursday morning at MENTA'a next Very Early Lunch Club meeting in...

 

Window opens to apply for youth funding (2010-03-29)

Haverhill News

Young people across Suffolk can soon apply for up to £5,000 from the Youth Opportunity Fund (YOF) and Youth Capital Funds (YCF) each to run projects in their area.

 

Promoted rugby club still in title hunt (2010-03-29)

Haverhill News

EASTER COUNTIES LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Haverhill 23 Hadleigh 14, match report.

 

Rethink over public plaza will cost £80,000 (2010-03-30)

Haverhill News

Work costing £80,000 is expected to start soon on removing car parking spaces which have only been in place for 18 months.

 

Scores add up to national achievement (2010-03-30)

Haverhill News

Maths students at Samuel Ward College of Arts and Technology in Haverhill have shown their abilities in a national challenge, one of them being in the top five per cent countrywide.

 

New ASBO-style order for nuisance drinkers (2010-03-30)

Haverhill News

Suffolk police and their partner organisations are starting to make use of a new tool to protect the public from those who misuse alcohol.

 

Charitable effort was such a relief (2010-03-30)

Haverhill News

Over 800 pupils and students at Samuel Ward College of Arts and Technology in Haverhill ran, walked or skipped a mile to support Sports Relief last week.

 

Golf winners five clear of defending champs (2010-03-30)

Haverhill News

The Past Captain’s Trophy at Haverhill Golf Club was played on Saturday, the format being teams of four with three scores to count, off 7/8th handicap.

 

Go-ahead for college to become all-through academy (2010-03-31)

Haverhill News

Castle Manor Business and Enterprise College has had the go-ahead from education secretary Ed Balls to achieve its ambition of becoming an all-through academy for children and young people aged five t...

 

Hold on to your gnomes! (2010-03-31)

Haverhill News

Garden ornaments are the latest target for thieves in the Haverhill area.

 

Police plea to bank holiday bikers (2010-03-31)

Haverhill News

Suffolk police are reminding motorists - particularly motorcyclists - to stay safe on Suffolk’s roads this bank holiday weekend.

 

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