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April 2010


Giant chicken plan for eastern roundabout (2010-04-01)

Haverhill News

A £200,000 plan to provide a piece of public art on the Rowley Hill roundabout at the Sturmer end of Haverhill bypass has been put forward.

 

Appeal for a responsible Easter holiday in town (2010-04-01)

Haverhill News

Police in Haverhill have appealed to have a good time over the Easter holidays but to behave responsibly.

 

One way to donate to an Eggs-ellent cause (2010-04-01)

Haverhill News

Age Concern Suffolk is appealing to people across the county to support the work they do with isolated elderly people by donating £1 for every egg they’ve bought for family and friends this Easter.

 

Pinter classic comes to arts centre (2010-04-01)

Haverhill News

A landmark in 20th century theatre comes to Haverhill Arts Centre later this month.

 

Christians join in High Street procession (2010-04-02)

Haverhill News

Christians from a wide range of churches across Haverhill joined together this morning for the traditional Good Friday Procession Of Witness in the town centre.

 

Now we are five, let's all have a party (2010-04-02)

Haverhill News

All Haverhill children who celebrate their fifth birthday this year are invited to a birthday party at Haverhill Leisure Centre on Sunday, April 11.

 

More items have gone missing from gardens (2010-04-02)

Haverhill News

More work of the garden ornament thieves has come to light with three other gardens in Wickhambrook and two others in Kedington having targeted.

 

Men charged after West Suffolk burglaries inquiry (2010-04-02)

Haverhill News

Two men have today been charged with conspiracy to commit burglary, following a large-scale investigation across West Suffolk by Suffolk police.

 

So what's all this about an all-through academy? (2010-04-06)

Haverhill News

The Government decision to approve making Castle Manor Business and Enterprise College into the latest of a select group of less than 30 academies nationwide has raised more questions than it has answ...

 

Elaine takes over the Best of Haverhill (2010-04-06)

Haverhill News

Local businesswoman Elaine Carr has recently taken over the franchise for The Best of Haverhill. Operating in 350 towns across the UK 'the Best of' is designed to provide the ultimate guide to a local...

 

Concert features Mozart arias and Mahler songs (2010-04-06)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's professional orchestra, the Arnold Sinfonia, gives another programme of music at Haverhill Arts Centre on Sunday, featuring music by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Mahler, Beethoven, Verdi and Matth...

 

Firefighters deal with burning trees (2010-04-06)

Haverhill News

Firemen were called to deal with some trees alight near St Felix Roman Catholic Church in Haverhill yesterday afternoon (Monday).

 

Angling news (2010-04-06)

Haverhill News

At last - spring has arrived and with it also comes the start of Haverhill Angling Club's matches for 2010.

 

Councillors fear Project scheme would hit town centre (2010-04-07)

Haverhill News

Developers hoping to bring a a retail and business complex to the former Project site in Haverhill came up against serious reservations from town councillors at a meeting last night.

 

Third house unlucky for burglar (2010-04-07)

Haverhill News

A burglar who targeted three homes in Yeldham Place in the early hours of Saturday morning was seen running off towards Tesco.

 

It's not party time any more at the town council (2010-04-07)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Town Council's meetings are not intended to be entertaining, the town clerk told a member of the public who complained about them last night.

 

Sally finds the power of flowers to change her life (2010-04-08)

Haverhill News

When Flower Power, a new events floristry service, launches in Haverhill this month it will be a dream come true for owner Sally Power who has battled ill-health to fulfil an ambition to run her own b...

 

Six years too long for temporary classrooms, say councillors (2010-04-08)

Haverhill News

A series of plans by Haverhill primary schools to use temporary classrooms to cope with more pupils when middle schools close has worried town councillors.

 

New takeaway plan runs into objections (2010-04-08)

Haverhill News

Because no one wants to rent new shops at Hanchet End, plans have come forward to turn another one of them into a takeaway - but residents are protesting again.

 

Reprieve for HAVO brings town council invite (2010-04-09)

Haverhill News

The organisation which represents voluntary groups in Haverhill is beginning a new lease of life with a summons from Haverhill Town Council.

 

Parents 'persecuted' by being asked to park safely (2010-04-09)

Haverhill News

Parents parking dangerously in School Lane, Haverhill, have complained to police they are being 'persecuted' by being asked to move on.

 

Garage search may help stop nuisance bikers (2010-04-09)

Haverhill News

Garages on Haverhill's Clements estate may be searched in an attempt to find off-road motor-bikes which have been ridden around the estate causing disturbance to residents.

 

Swimmers get ready for a charity challenge (2010-04-12)

Haverhill News

Swimmers from Haverhill will be raising money for Marie Curie Cancer Care on Sunday, April 18, by completing a swimathon at the town's leisure centre.

 

Free halls for groups could cost council £24k (2010-04-12)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Town Council is to spend up to £24,000 in an effort to get more people to join community and voluntary groups in the town.

 

Mahler on your doorstep - what more could you want? (2010-04-12)

Haverhill News

If you're a fan of live classical music, and you live in the Haverhill area, you have to count yourself pretty fortunate to have a quality orchestra giving regular concerts in the town.

 

Rugby club grind out last win of a great season (2010-04-12)

Haverhill News

EASTERN COUNTIES LEAGUE, DIVISION TWO: Swaffham 15 Haverhill 18, match report.

 

Conditions play big part in first angling club match (2010-04-12)

Haverhill News

Last Sunday saw the first Haverhill Angling Club match of the season at Hermitage lakes in Clare.

 

Runner Kirsty is all set for her big day (2010-04-13)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Leisure Centre receptionist Kirsty Millard has already raised more than £2,000 in pledges for her London Marathon run to help a charity that encourages children with disabilities to take up ...

 

Stars shine on a new platform (2010-04-13)

Haverhill News

Samuel Ward Arts and Technology College has run an annual Stars In Their Eyes event for many years, providing a platform for the wealth of talent in the school, ranging from solo singers and instrumen...

 

Boys arrested after trail of damage (2010-04-13)

Haverhill News

Two boys have been arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage after trail of incidents in the early hours of Wedenesday last week.

 

Man exposed himself on old railway walk (2010-04-13)

Haverhill News

Police are asking for help in identifying a man who exposed himself to a woman on the Old Railway Line off Coupals Road in Haverhill between Motts Field and East Town Park last Wednesday morning.

 

Captain's Drive-in attracts over 120 golfers (2010-04-13)

Haverhill News

The Captain’s Drive-in at Haverhill Golf Club, hosted by club captain David Chapman and lady captain Sally Price, was played on Easter Sunday and was very well supported with a turnout of 124 competit...

 

Councillor slams 'roundabout' of town police chiefs (2010-04-14)

Haverhill News

A senior local councillor has dubbed the frequent changes of police chief in Haverhill in recent years a 'roundabout' and called for it to be stopped.

 

'Free' day at leisure centre as part of birthday (2010-04-14)

Haverhill News

Abbeycroft Leisure will thank the people of Haverhill and surrounding area for their support when it celebrates its fifth birthday with an open day at Haverhill Leisure Centre.

 

Councillors 'rubbish' at blowing their own trumpets (2010-04-14)

Haverhill News

Town councillors have admitted they are 'rubbish' at telling townspeople about their achievements.

 

Oscar winners among film line-up (2010-04-14)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Arts Centre has announced its film season for May and June and among the highlights are a couple of this year's Oscar winners.

 

Haverhill beats TV to grand electoral debate (2010-04-15)

Haverhill News

Haverhill nipped in and got its own electoral debate this morning, ahead of the national one on TV tonight.

 

Forum's big day opens up information to older people (2010-04-15)

Haverhill News

A total of 28 agencies offering help and support for older people gathered at a special information day at Haverhill Leisure Centre today.

 

Beware of cold-callers with benefits scam (2010-04-15)

Haverhill News

Residents in Suffolk are being advised to be vigilant when answering their doors.

 

Haverhill Sunday football round-up (2010-04-15)

Haverhill News

MOUNT Pleasant will go into the final part of the Sudbury Sunday League season with an opportunity to win a potential four competitions after demolishing Lavenham 7-1 in Division One and declaring a t...

 

Business people see town's new sporting legacy (2010-04-19)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's new football complex will be a legacy to the town for generations to come, local business people have been told.

 

Trade fair will show off Haverhill businesses (2010-04-19)

Haverhill News

Businesses in Haverhill will get the chance to showcase their products and services at a trade fair organised by the Haverhill Chamber of Commerce next week.

 

Grand concert will mark 150 years of singing (2010-04-19)

Haverhill News

One of Haverhill's longest-established organisations celebrates its 150th birthday this year with a major event next month.

 

Chance to get your stolen property back (2010-04-20)

Haverhill News

Police are inviting burglary victims from Haverhill and the surrounding areas to get in touch with them to see if any recently recovered property is theirs.

 

Close encounters of a reptilian kind (2010-04-20)

Haverhill News

Youngsters got the chance to hold snakes, lizards, and even a tarantula at a reptile experience afternoon at Haverhill Leisure Centre.

 

PC seeks mystery woman who helped in arrest (2010-04-20)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill policeman wants to thank a woman who helped him arrest a man in the foyer of Tesco in the town around lunchtime on Sunday.

 

Cinema catches up on the 3D experience (2010-04-20)

Haverhill News

The arrival of 3D cinema in Haverhill next week is being celebrated with a week of recent 3D film releases being shown for people to 'catch up'.

 

Pipe in hot form on golf course (2010-04-20)

Haverhill News

The Midweek Medal at Haverhill Golf Club was played on Wednesday, April 14, and it was another successful day for David Pipe winning overall with 73-5-67.

 

Did you see any of these burglaries? (2010-04-21)

Haverhill News

Police are asking for help from the public after a series of thefts and burglaries in Haverhill over the past few days.

 

Council urges people to walk to work (2010-04-21)

Haverhill News

Next week is national Walk To Work Week, and Suffolk County Council is urging townspeople to take up the challenge and improve their health.

 

Police and fire service warn about deliberate fires (2010-04-21)

Haverhill News

Following a number of deliberately set fires, Suffolk fire and rescue service and Suffolk police have joined forces to warn people about the dangers of starting fires.

 

Town centre theft linked with one in Hadleigh (2010-04-21)

Haverhill News

A woman who gave an Asian-looking man some change in Haverhill town centre on Monday lunchtime then found he had stolen cash from her purse.

 

Town's housing chief calls time on a 33-year career move (2010-04-21)

Haverhill News

The man who has been in charge of housing in Haverhill for more than 30 years retires next month. Steve Cook came to Haverhill in 1977 as housing officer, became director of housing for St Edmundsbury...

 

Shoppers warned to keep bags and purses secure (2010-04-22)

Haverhill News

After two more thefts from women's purses on Monday have come to light, police have issued a warning about keeping bags secure when out shopping.

 

Singing star Dana cancels Haverhill date (2010-04-22)

Haverhill News

There is a big disappointment this week for fans of the Irish past winner of the Eurovision Song Contest Dana, who was due to be in Haverhill on May 4.

 

Increasing need for foster carers in Suffolk (2010-04-22)

Haverhill News

A shortfall in the number of foster carers in Suffolk has been growing over the last year.

 

Police ask for help to catch robber (2010-04-23)

Haverhill News

Police are appealing for information following a robbery in Haverhill earlier this month.

 

Police will be targeting speeding motorists all week (2010-04-26)

Haverhill News

From today Suffolk police will be targeting motorists who risk lives by speeding, as part of a week-long enforcement campaign.

 

New delay over replacement bus shelters (2010-04-26)

Haverhill News

The saga of Haverhill bus station is set to continue for a while yet after it was revealed last week that the company supposed to be making new shelters has gone into liquidation.

 

Haverhill Angling Club news (2010-04-26)

Haverhill News

Last week saw two Haverhill Angling Club members, Danny Porter and Rupert Beynon, enter the qualifying rounds to this year's Fish-O-Mania at Makins fishery in Warwickshire.

 

Mayor plants time capsule to mark anniversary (2010-04-27)

Haverhill News

The Mayor of St Edmundsbury was in Haverhill on Sunday to plant a time capsule at the town's leisure centre.

 

High street to be part of national survey (2010-04-27)

Haverhill News

A major research initiative has been launched to gauge peoples’ views about the state of the high street in Haverhill.

 

Driver used pavement and nearly hit woman (2010-04-27)

Haverhill News

Haverhill police are appealing for information after a woman was almost knocked over by a car which mounted the pavement.

 

St Edmundsbury compost giveaway - in Clare (2010-04-27)

Haverhill News

Keen gardeners can pick up some free compost at the weekend from the council - but you've got to go to Clare to get it.

 

Draw sees lady golfers retain cup (2010-04-27)

Haverhill News

Haverhill lady golfers played in the Fornham Park Cup on Thursday, April 22. The event is held every year at the Coupals Road course against the Fornham Park Ladies, as a pairs competition.

 

Leading player gives coaching to school quartet (2010-04-28)

Haverhill News

Four string players from a Haverhill school had a free masterclass with a member of a world-renowned string quartet on Sunday.

 

Don't forget to recycle if you are spring cleaning (2010-04-28)

Haverhill News

If you're spring cleaning this weekend, there is some advice from Suffolk County Council, who operate the county's waste tips.

 

Fears voiced over transfer of council benefits service (2010-04-29)

Haverhill News

Councillors have been urged to ensure they retain some local presence in Haverhill from St Edmundsbury's benefits and revenue service when it is farmed out to another organisation.

 

Queen Street gates will be a tourist draw (2010-04-29)

Haverhill News

The new gates being planned for Queen Street will be a unique draw to bring people to the town, council members have been told.

 

Driver who frightened woman penalised (2010-04-29)

Haverhill News

A 66-year-old man from Haverhill has been given a fixed penalty notice for causing alarm or distress following an incident in the street in Burton End in Haverhill on Friday.

 

Rockets and lead targeted by thieves (2010-04-29)

Haverhill News

Burglars and thieves are still about, breaking into a garage to steal rockets and fireworks and taking lead from the roofs of High Street shops.

 

This week's Haverhill Cineworld listings (2010-04-29)

Haverhill News

Listings for films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning April 30.

 

Chamber organises business showcase (2010-04-30)

Haverhill News

Businesses in Haverhill showcased their products and services at a trade fair organised by the Haverhill Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday evening.

 

Candidate pledges to support Equitable victims (2010-04-30)

Haverhill News

Conservative candidate Matthew Hancock signed the pledge on Wednesday - but to support victims of an insurance crash.

 

Cinema tickets prizewinner announced (2010-04-30)

Haverhill News

Michel Theron of Billings Close, Haverhill, is the winner of our Cineworld 3D launch family ticket competition

 

Solicitors back hospice's wills week (2010-04-30)

Haverhill News

Solicitors from Haverhill and Clare have again backed a scheme which last year raised £26,000 for St Nicholas Hospice Care.

 

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