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August 2010


Leading Haverhill employer targeted in takeover bid (2010-08-02)

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A giant French dug manufacturing firm is poised to launch an $18billion plus takeover bid for the parent company of one of Haverhill's leading industries.

 

Former Rover turns business sponsor for club (2010-08-02)

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Déjà Vu coffee shop in Queen Street is to back Haverhill Rovers Football Club youth teams in a record-breaking sponsorship deal for the club.

 

Drink-drive crackdown shows no improvement (2010-08-02)

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There has been no improvement in the percentage of people in Suffolk knowingly risking their lives and the lives of others by drink and drug driving since last year.

 

New football complex unveiled at last (2010-08-03)

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Haverhill Community Sports Association was handed the keys yesterday to New Croft, Haverhill’s brand new £2m football ground and new home to Haverhill Rovers FC.

 

Warning after parked cars are damaged (2010-08-03)

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Police are asking Haverhill people to keep a lookout for anyone damaging cars by slashing tyres or spray-painting, following a series of incidents recently.

 

School artwork survives attack by vandal (2010-08-03)

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A vandal with some paint made an attempt to deface artwork done by schoolchildren to brighten up a footpath in Haverhill.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2010-08-03)

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Listings for films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning August 6.

 

Runaway win for young golfer Boyles (2010-08-03)

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Haverhill Golf Club juniors played in the Waddup Windows Medal event on Monday, July 26, and Stephen Boyles had a runaway victory by five shots, scoring a fantastic 84-21-63, resulting in a reduction ...

 

New approach to Chalkstone site called for (2010-08-04)

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A senior Haverhill councillor who admits to being 'hugely disappointed' by the council's decision not to proceed with a new state-of-the-art care home on the Chalkstone estate, has called for a 'holis...

 

Football project has brought quality new venue to town (2010-08-04)

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If you are not a football fan or player, and think the new football complex in Haverhill is irrelevant to you, think again.

 

Appeal for witnesses after motor-bike crash (2010-08-04)

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a road accident between two motor-bikes yesterday evening on the A1017 Haverhill bypass.

 

Battle over market could get costly (2010-08-05)

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The battle over the future location of Haverhill's Friday market is still going on and could end up at a costly public inquiry.

 

Welcome pack sent packing due to unwelcome costs (2010-08-05)

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A welcome pack for newcomers to Haverhill has been abandoned as too costly by councillors after hearing the first 500 would cost nearly £1,000.

 

Speed traps may be round the corner (2010-08-05)

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Motorists across Suffolk are being warned to watch their speed as Suffolk police target one of the main causes of road traffic collisions.

 

How not to get caught at a car boot sale (2010-08-05)

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With the car boot sale season well under way in Haverhill trading standards officers from Suffolk County Council have issued advice to sellers and customers.

 

Australian Arms redevelopment plan withdrawn (2010-08-06)

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Brewers Greene King have withdrawn plans to convert the Australian Arms pub in Hamlet Road, Haverhill, into flats and build another six homes on nearby land.

 

Further delay on former Esso site (2010-08-06)

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The company which wants to build a car wash and vacuum bays at the former Esso petrol station site on the junction of Withersfield Road and Western Avenue in Haverhill is asking for more time.

 

Festival of fun lined up for children (2010-08-06)

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Children in Haverhill are being invited to their own free summer festival this month, packed with play, workshops, sports and more.

 

Climb aboard for a healthier lifestyle (2010-08-06)

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People in Haverhill will be given all the help and inspiration they need to follow a healthier, greener lifestyle when a health bus visits later this month.

 

New football stadium opens up with a victory (2010-08-09)

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Haverhill Rovers celebrated the opening of the town's new football complex on Saturday afternoon in the best way, with a victory in their first league match of the season.

 

Sub's late goal gives Rovers a victorious start (2010-08-09)

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Haverhill Rovers notched up their first victory against Walsham since they joined the league in their first competitive match at The New Croft.

 

Crowds flock to market square dance (2010-08-09)

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Crowds filled much of Haverhill's market square on Saturday evening for the first of this summer's open air music evenings.

 

Council prepares to open £16.5million arts venue in Bury (2010-08-09)

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A £16.5million arts venue built by St Edmundsbury Borough Council in Bury St Edmunds is due to open this autumn.

 

Haverhill firm wins contract with Triumph Motorcycles (2010-08-11)

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Haverhill-based Professional Sound Consultancy has won a contract with Triumph Motorcycles to maintain and service the company’s PA systems at its factory in Hinckley in Leicestershire.

 

Watch out, cyclists, there are thieves about (2010-08-11)

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Bicycle owners in Haverhill are being warned to lock their property away out of reach of thieves after 16 bikes have been reported stolen in the town since the beginning of June.

 

Hannah gets in trim for wedding and walking (2010-08-11)

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A bride to be who wants to shape up for a very unusual honeymoon has won a year’s free membership of Haverhill Leisure Centre.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2010-08-11)

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Listings for films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning August 13.

 

Juniors feature strongly in golf club contests (2010-08-11)

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The D Quinney Trophy for Juniors was played at Haverhill Golf Club on Tuesday, August 3, and winning by just one shot was James Higham with a superb round of 92-27-65.

 

DIY giant makes first move on Project site (2010-08-12)

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A major national retailer has signed up for the controversial retail development proposed for the former Project site in Haverhill.

 

Youngsters gathering at play area may cause it to be removed (2010-08-12)

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Young people congregating around the Aeroplane Park play area on the Chalkstone estate in Haverhill have become such a problem the play equipment may have to be removed.

 

Appeal for witnesses after teenager is assaulted (2010-08-12)

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a teenager was attacked by a man yesterday afternoon.

 

Funding cap plans could threaten arts centre (2010-08-13)

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The future of Haverhill Arts Centre could be threatened by new Government proposals to allow a cap on large council tax increases.

 

Genzyme team helps out at hospice (2010-08-13)

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A team of over 20 employees of Genzyme in Haverhill, along with their friends and family, have served as volunteers at the St Nicholas Hospice in Bury St Edmunds on two separate occasions recently.

 

Town set to expand - literally (2010-08-13)

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Haverhill's boundaries could be re-drawn under a review being carried out by St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

 

Thieves abandon theft from school building site (2010-08-13)

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Bungling burglars failed to get away with copper from a school building site in Haverhill despite stealing a trailer to carry it in.

 

Man robbed of mobile phone in the street (2010-08-16)

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Police are appealing for information after a man was robbed in Withersfield Road, Haverhill, in the early hours of yesterday.

 

Driver failed to report injury accident with cyclist (2010-08-16)

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A teenage girl on a bicycle suffered injuries after she was vin collision with a car driven by a man in his 60s on Saturday morning at Cangle Junction in Haverhill.

 

Liam lifts junior golf trophy (2010-08-16)

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The P Bowers Trophy for juniors was played at Haverhill Golf Club on Tuesday, August 10.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2010-08-16)

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Listings for films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning August 20.

 

Mixed fortunes for ladies tennis team (2010-08-17)

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In the Norfolk & Suffolk Tennis League Division One, Haverhill Ladies tennis team lost away to Bury Risbygate 6-2

 

Residents evacuated after arson attack on shed (2010-08-17)

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a shed fire which caused some residents to be evacuated from their home for around 40 minutes early yesterday morning (Monday).

 

One-man version of Lord Of The Rings (2010-08-17)

Haverhill News

The Lord Of The Rings comes to the stage in Haverhill next month, performed by one man.

 

Local artists join up for summer exhibition (2010-08-18)

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Three established East Anglian artists will be holding a Summer Exhibition at the Clare Country Park over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

 

Get your electric blanket tested before it's too late (2010-08-18)

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Summer may still have some weeks to run, but trading standards officers are already thinking about electric blankets.

 

Students set new record of A level success (2010-08-20)

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For the fourth year running A level results in Suffolk have improved and look set to be the highest ever in the county.

 

Genzyme aids scouts to carry on camping (2010-08-20)

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First Haverhill Scout Group has a new first aid tent, thanks to Genzyme, the bio-technology firm which has a plant in the town.

 

Crack closure order bid by police fails (2010-08-20)

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Haverhill police have failed in their attempt to bar a tenant from her home in Haverhill under a so-called 'crackhouse closure order'.

 

Young vandals demolish garden wall pillar (2010-08-20)

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Four teenagers kicked over the pillar of a garden wall in Clements Lane late yesterday afternoon, and police want to hear from anyone who can help catch them.

 

Charity is the big winner at casino night (2010-08-23)

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The Purple Mango Indian Restaurant in New England was bursting at the seams on Wednesday evening when it provided the venue for a charity casino might.

 

Haverhill Angling Club news (2010-08-23)

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It is a great sadness to report the death of the largest carp in England, the legend known as Two Tone.

 

Tennis club mixed team snatch runners-up spot (2010-08-23)

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The Haverhill Tennis Club mixed team played their final match of the season against Lavenham in the Halstead & District League, Division Two.

 

Don't get taken in by bogus water board callers (2010-08-23)

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Trading standards officers in Suffolk are reminding residents that there is no such thing as 'the Water Board' and anyone calling at their home claiming to be from the organisation would be a bogus ca...

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2010-08-23)

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Listings for films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning August 27.

 

The case of the missing balls (2010-08-24)

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The disappearance of the shiny brass globe finials on Haverhill's unique gates to Queen Street, within a fortnight of their high-profile launch was not, as has been suggested, the work of desperate br...

 

Chelsea passes with flying colours (2010-08-24)

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Twenty-one-year-old Chelsea Firman is still smiling after finding out that she has passed her Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification - and got an award.

 

Four per cent increase in GCSE success rate (2010-08-25)

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Provisional GCSE results for schools in Suffolk this year show the largest increase for seven years.

 

Four business premises targeted by burglars overnight (2010-08-25)

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Four break-ins at premises in Haverhill overnight on Monday to yesterday are thought by police to be the work of the same burglars.

 

Golf club's mixed open competition is close fought (2010-08-25)

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Haverhill Golf Club hosted its Mixed Open on Thursday, August 19. With a field of 102 competitors, representing 25 clubs the format was four ball better ball, played off 7/8th handicap.

 

New bus shelters on the way (with a bit of luck) (2010-08-26)

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Bus users in Haverhill have their fingers crossed the the new shelters at the town's bus station may be in place by the autumn, thanks to an agreement by Suffolk County Council.

 

MPs open platform for local windfarm debate (2010-08-27)

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Two local MPs are joining forces to give local people the chance to say what they think about proposals to build a wind farm near Haverhill.

 

Newsletters now available to find out safer neighbourhoods (2010-08-27)

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The latest quarterly newsletters from Suffolk police's 30 Safer Neighbourhood Teams (SNTs) are available now.

 

Former pub for sale as a possible restaurant (2010-08-27)

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A former Haverhill pub is on the market for development as housing or as a restaurant.

 

New byelaws would make our green spaces quieter (2010-08-31)

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Persistent shouting or singing in Haverhill churchyard could soon land you with a fine.

 

Police warn of night-time flits by children (2010-08-31)

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Haverhill police have urged parents to check on their children during the night to make sure they have not slipped out to join others in wrongdoing.

 

Impressive field for golf club's pro-am (2010-08-31)

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Haverhill Golf Club hosted its East Region Pro-Am on Monday, August 23, and there was an impressive field of 132 amateurs, with 44 professionals from across East Anglia.

 

Ride-by thief takes mobile phone (2010-08-31)

Haverhill News

Police are looking for witnesses to a ride-by theft by a cyclist in Haverhill just over a week ago.

 

Booking opens for events at £16.5 million arts centre (2010-08-31)

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You can now get your hands on tickets to the line-up of events at Bury St Edmund’s new £16.5million state-of-the-art music and entertainment venue.

 

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