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May 2010


New centre will reach out to those in difficulty (2010-05-04)

Haverhill News

People facing financial difficulties in Haverhill can be helped more effectively thanks to a new free drop-in centre opened in the town this morning (Tuesday).

 

Audience gripped by Pinter classic (2010-05-04)

Haverhill News

It was a brave piece of scheduling for Haverhill Arts Centre to take a touring production of Harold Pinter's classic The Caretaker, but Friday evening's audience was gripped by the play.

 

Tennis club off to a good start (2010-05-04)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Tennis Club players had a good victory in the Mixed Halstead & District Tennis League last week, overcoming The Essex B 6-3.

 

Final whistle for Rovers' old football ground (2010-05-04)

Haverhill News

More than a century of Haverhill history came to an end on Saturday when Haverhill Rovers played their last match at Hamlet Croft, their football ground in Hamlet Road.

 

Protests over new take-away seem doomed (2010-05-05)

Haverhill News

Residents who have protested about plans for a second take-away at Hanchet End look likely to be disappointed by councillors tomorrow.

 

Internet consultant to talk to businesses (2010-05-05)

Haverhill News

Haverhill businesses can hear five ways of making their websites more successful at a business meeting tomorrow.

 

Reward offered after theft of mobility scooter (2010-05-05)

Haverhill News

A reward of £200 is being offered for information which helps catch the thief who stole a mobility scooter from the boot of a car in Wickhambrook last week.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld listings (2010-05-05)

Haverhill News

Listings for films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning May 7.

 

Terry picks up season's first big trophy (2010-05-05)

Haverhill News

During the bank holiday weekend, Haverhill Golf Club hosted its first major tournament of the year Ė The Foundation Cup.

 

Brisk polling expected for today's election (2010-05-06)

Haverhill News

The General Election is taking place today and polling in Haverhill, as everywhere else in the country, is expected to be brisk for the most unpredictable election for many years.

 

New Tory boosts majority in west Suffolk (2010-05-07)

Haverhill News

The Conservatives held on to the West Suffolk constituency in yesterday's General Election with an increased majority - but over the Lib-Dems rather than Labour.

 

Twelve-year-old robbed in high street (2010-05-07)

Haverhill News

A man forced a 12-year-old boy to hand over a bank card and PIN number so he could steal cash in Haverhill High Street on Wednesday afternoon.

 

New move in battle for faster broadband (2010-05-07)

Haverhill News

Next week the Suffolk Broadband Partnership steps up its campaign to secure better and faster high speed broadband infrastructure for Suffolk by hosting the first countywide broadband conference.

 

Arsonist using lit fireworks (2010-05-07)

Haverhill News

Police are investigating three incidents this week in Haverhill where lit fireworks have been put in wheelie bins and a phone box.

 

Firm plan put forward for Project site development (2010-05-10)

Haverhill News

The controversial idea to redevelop the former Project site in Haverhill for shops and businesses took another step forward last week when a planning application was submitted.

 

Police to get tough on anti-social fireworks (2010-05-10)

Haverhill News

Police are warning people in Haverhill not to play with fireworks, following a number of incidents of anti-social behaviour over the past ten days.

 

Chance for businesswomen to network (2010-05-10)

Haverhill News

A free coffee morning for businesswomen in Haverhill and surrounding area takes place on Wednesday, May 19.

 

County speed clampdown catches 900 in a week (2010-05-10)

Haverhill News

More than 900 motorists were caught speeding in Suffolk during a week-long European speed enforcement campaign in the county between

 

Tennis team win first away match (2010-05-10)

Haverhill News

In the Halstead and District Tennis League the Haverhill Menís A team played their first match of the season away, beating Sudbury B 7-2.

 

Floodlit church a memorial to late mayor (2010-05-11)

Haverhill News

Floodlighting of Haverhill parish church, officially switched on last night, will be lasting memorial to the town mayor who championed it but did not live to see it.

 

Youngsters caught with fireworks sent to fire service (2010-05-11)

Haverhill News

Youngsters caught with fireworks by police in Haverhill have been dealt with under the new community resolution system.

 

Prepare for delays in county services this weekend (2010-05-11)

Haverhill News

Due to a data centre shut down, some Suffolk County Council services this weekend may be affected.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld listings (2010-05-11)

Haverhill News

Listings for films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning May 14.

 

Haverhill Angling Club news (2010-05-11)

Haverhill News

A word of warning - if you are using an elasticated pole and you become snagged up.

 

Golf club pro through to quarter-finals (2010-05-11)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Golf Club head professional Paul Wilby is through to the next round of the Suffolk Professional Winter Matchplay, after beating Halesworth professional Richard Davies at Bury Golf Club on Fr...

 

Community use of redundant school sites seems a distant dream (2010-05-12)

Haverhill News

With less than a month left of Suffolk County Council's consultation process about the future of redundant school buildings in Haverhill, there seems little chance of any of them being turned over to ...

 

Major investor talks about Haverhill's future (2010-05-12)

Haverhill News

A major investor in Haverhill will be talking to businesses next week about why he invested here and his vision for the town's future.

 

Window to get county cash for youth projects (2010-05-12)

Haverhill News

From this month young people across Suffolk can apply for up to £5,000 from the Youth Opportunity Fund (YOF) and Youth Capital Funds (YCF) each, to run projects and make improvements in their area.

 

Calling all past or current basketball players (2010-05-12)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Kings Basketball Club have recently been involved in a project that has seen the formation of an under 17s team who participated in the Suffolk Basketball League.

 

Worshippers make a traditional ascent (2010-05-13)

Haverhill News

A glorious morning and a cloudless blue sky greeted worshippers at St Mary's Church in Haverhill this morning for the traditional Ascension Day singing at the top of the church tower.

 

World premiere of new play at arts centre (2010-05-13)

Haverhill News

Haverhill sees the world premiere of a new play tonight (Thursday) at the arts centre.

 

First visit as new MP is to town's upper schools (2010-05-14)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's new MP Matthew Hancock was paying his first constituency visit to the town this morning since being elected last week.

 

Singers mark anniversary with dramatic work (2010-05-14)

Haverhill News

Tomorrow (Saturday) Haverhill Choral Society celebrates its 150th anniversary with a grand performance of Mozartís Requiem in the Old Independent Church at 7.30pm.

 

Police move into social networking (2010-05-14)

Haverhill News

Suffolk police are asking members of the online community to join the constabulary's new Facebook page.

 

Children contribute to Queen Street's crowning glory (2010-05-17)

Haverhill News

By the time the unique new gates to Queen Street are put in place this summer, a large number of Haverhill children will be able to say they had a hand in making them.

 

Chamber plan to shake up local businesses (2010-05-17)

Haverhill News

A demonstration on how to shake the perfect cocktail will be the highlight of a free Haverhill business networking evening at Bar Vu on Wednesday, May 26.

 

Multi-sports sessions for five to 15s (2010-05-17)

Haverhill News

Youngsters will be able to try out football, basketball, cricket, athletics and table tennis at an eight-week multi sports session in Haverhill, run by Ipswich Town Community Trust.

 

County speeds up its adoption process (2010-05-17)

Haverhill News

Prospective adoptive parents in Suffolk can look forward to a speedier application process as Suffolk County Councilís adoption team continues to significantly reduce the time it takes to approve adop...

 

Tennis A team notch up another win (2010-05-17)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Tennis Club menís A team were at home against Lavenham B in the Halstead and District Tennis League Division 2 last Wednesday and won 7-2.

 

Mother's plea to prevent another off-road bike death (2010-05-18)

Haverhill News

A bereaved Haverhill mother has made a moving plea to prevent other families enduring the trauma of the off-road motorbike accident which killed her son.

 

Councils to change days for emptying bins (2010-05-18)

Haverhill News

Most householders throughout St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath council areas will need to put their bins out on a different day and time from the end of June.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld listings (2010-05-18)

Haverhill News

Listings for films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning May 21.

 

Fine turnout of golfers for commemorative seniors event (2010-05-18)

Haverhill News

On Monday,May 10, the Alan Wakeman Friendship Trophy was played at Haverhill Golf Club to commemorate the life of the former senior captain at Haverhill Golf Club.

 

They came here to clean up this town (2010-05-19)

Haverhill News

Teams of people descended on Haverhill this morning determined to make an impact.

 

Pupils debate town curfew to reduce trouble (2010-05-19)

Haverhill News

Potential politicians of the future gave a fine display of their debating skills in a special event at Samuel Ward College of Arts and Technology this morning.

 

Death of north-east bypass 'a victory', claims developer (2010-05-20)

Haverhill News

Withdrawal of plans for a north-eastern bypass for Haverhill means the proposed 2,500 new homes to be built in the town by 2031 should not now all go in that part of town, a developer has claimed.

 

Suffolk shop first to face alcohol ban after under-age selling (2010-05-20)

Haverhill News

A shop in Suffolk has been served a notice which could see their licence to sell alcohol being revoked for 48 hours.

 

Knock down Gurteen site, urges developer (2010-05-21)

Haverhill News

Demolishing a lot, if not all, of the Gurteens factory site is the only way it can be made to flourish again within Haverhill High Street, according to a developer.

 

Leisure centre gives girls a leg-up to the roof of the world (2010-05-21)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Leisure Centre is supporting five students from Samuel Ward Arts and Technology College who are training for a four-and-a-half-week educational expedition to India in July.

 

Chairman hands over £6,000 to charity (2010-05-21)

Haverhill News

The chairman of Suffolk County Council, Cllr Joanna Spicer, has presented the Alzheimerís Society with a cheque for more than £6,000.

 

A new way of talking to the community (2010-05-21)

Haverhill News

Agencies who blitzed the Clements estate in Haverhill on Wednesday morning, cleaning up, checking up and giving advice, involved residents in having a chat about it this afternoon (Friday).

 

Police launch major crackdown on anti-social behaviour (2010-05-24)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's new police chief has announced a crackdown on anti-social behaviour starting with a special operation on Friday evening, marking the beginning of half-term.

 

MP joins top level county councillors in Haverhill meeting (2010-05-24)

Haverhill News

The leaders of Suffolk County Council travelled to Haverhill for a meeting today, and invited the town's new MP to attend.

 

Packed programme announced for Haverhill Festival (2010-05-24)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Town Council this morning announced the programme for the 21st annual Haverhill Festival.

 

Trading standards warning over digital switchover (2010-05-24)

Haverhill News

The digital switchover doesnít hit Suffolk until 2011 but the county's trading standards officers are already warning that doorstep callers will be out and about trying to make some money.

 

Tough first outing for tennis club men's B team (2010-05-24)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Tennis Club menís B team travelled to Thetford for their first match of the season, in the Suffolk and Norfolk Tennis League, Division Three.

 

Haverhill Angling Club news (2010-05-24)

Haverhill News

Many fisheries are now banning throwing unused bait into your swim at the end of the match.

 

Annual chance to talk about Haverhill (2010-05-25)

Haverhill News

The annual town public meeting takes place tonight (Tuesday) at Samuel Ward Arts and Technology College.

 

Simples opportunity for all this half-term (2010-05-25)

Haverhill News

If you want to compare meerkats, however simply, Haverhill Leisure Centre will be the place for you on Tuesday, June 2.

 

Movie magic gives way to England magic (we hope) (2010-05-25)

Haverhill News

The World Cup may be happening a long way away in South Africa, but people will be able to get into the spirit of England's matches at Haverhill Arts Centre.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld listings (2010-05-25)

Haverhill News

Listings for films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning May 28.

 

County's lady golfers descend on Haverhill (2010-05-25)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Golf Club hosted the Suffolk Ladies Division Four meeting on Wednesday, May 19 and 38 ladies took part representing 11 golf clubs from around the county.

 

Town mayor to serve second term (2010-05-26)

Haverhill News

Haverhill town mayor Cllr Elaine McManus was re-elected to serve a second term at the annual meeting of Haverhill Town Council last night.

 

Bodybuilder aims for gold medal (2010-05-26)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Leisure Centre member Stuart Thomson will compete in the ASN East Anglia Bodybuilding Championships on June 6, supported by Abbeycroft Leisure.

 

Yearly chance to speak up lasts just ten minutes (2010-05-26)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's annual town public meeting was over in ten minutes last night as only one member of the public had any comment to make about town issues.

 

Riding through the glen to Haverhill (2010-05-26)

Haverhill News

The story of Robin Hood comes to Haverhill on Saturday, July 24, at East Town Park.

 

Sale may call time on another estate pub (2010-05-27)

Haverhill News

The second of Haverhill's three 'estate' pubs of the 1960s and 70s could end up being redeveloped for shops or housing.

 

Fire service issues guide to a safe barbecue (2010-05-27)

Haverhill News

With the bank holiday approaching and the hottest weekend of the year just past, sitting in the garden with a freshly grilled burger will definitely be on the agenda for many.

 

Little yobs attack old people's home (2010-05-27)

Haverhill News

Haverhill police are trying to track down two boys as young as eight who damaged a door at a care home for the elderly by throwing stones at it.

 

Town council objects to Project site proposals (2010-05-28)

Haverhill News

Plans to redevelop the former Project site in Haverhill for businesses, shops and a restaurant are being opposed by Haverhill Town Council.

 

Social benefits of leisure centres recognised (2010-05-28)

Haverhill News

Abbeycroft Leisure, which runs Haverhill Leisure Centre, has been awarded the Social Enterprise Mark, which identifies the company as trading for social and environmental purposes.

 

MP gets to know more about Haverhill (2010-05-28)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's new MP, Matthew Hancock, has been out and about in the town again this morning.

 

Trading standards tells you who you can trust (2010-05-28)

Haverhill News

If you are looking for a reliable builder, plumber or electrician, then Suffolk County Council is advising you to look first for a ĎTrusted Traderí from its trading standards department.

 

Crash casualty cut free by fire crew (2010-05-29)

Haverhill News

A two-vehicle accident blocked Burton End in Haverhill at lunchtime today (Saturday) as a fire crew was called to release a trapped motorist.

 

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