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October 2010


Drug launch gives boost to Haverhill Genzyme (2010-10-01)

Haverhill News

There was good news today from the Haverhill plant of the troubled American biotechnolgy giant Genzyme.

 

Police issue advice on use of social networking (2010-10-01)

Haverhill News

Suffolk police are offering some simple pieces of advice to users of social networking sites to try to prevent people becoming victims of online crime.

 

From the streets of London to a stage near you (2010-10-01)

Haverhill News

One of the great folk-singing stars will be appearing in Haverhill next month.

 

Magpas first responders now part of ambulance service (2010-10-01)

Haverhill News

First responders who have until now worked under the banner of the charity Magpas, transfer today to work with the East of England Ambulance Service.

 

Elderly couple see off masked and armed burglars (2010-10-04)

Haverhill News

An elderly couple fought off masked burglars armed with a knife who got into their home in Haverhill on Friday evening.

 

MP calls for local nominations for rural oscars (2010-10-04)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's MP Matthew Hancock is supporting the sixth annual Countryside Alliance Awards by encouraging his constituents to nominate a local business for an award.

 

Europe is the local theme for Children's Book Week (2010-10-04)

Haverhill News

This week is Childrenís Book Week and this yearís theme is Books Around The World.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2010-10-04)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning October 8.

 

Fate of Project plan will be decided in Haverhill (2010-10-05)

Haverhill News

Planners will make a decision this month on the controversial application to redevelop the former Project site in Haverhill partly with shops.

 

E-fit picture of man seen near raid on elderly couple (2010-10-05)

Haverhill News

Suffolk Police have released an EFIT likeness of a man they want to speak to following an aggravated burglary at the home of a couple in their 70s in Haverhill on Friday evening.

 

Guides continue centenary celebrations (2010-10-05)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Girlguides have been celebrating the centenary of the movement with various events, including a recent fun day at their Colne Valley Road headquarters.

 

Dogs sniff out four drug users among yobs (2010-10-05)

Haverhill News

A drugs dog operation by police in Haverhill on Friday evening as part of moves to deal with anti-social behaviour led to four warnings being issued.

 

Rugby club gain their first point of the season (2010-10-05)

Haverhill News

EASTERN COUNTIES LEAGUE, DIVISION ONE: Haverhill 3 Holt 6. Match report.

 

Tennis club's young pairing come through (2010-10-05)

Haverhill News

In the Norfolk & Suffolk League Division Three, Haverhill Tennis Club men's B team played at home to Newmarket B.

 

Tip-off helps police find off-road pool motorbike (2010-10-06)

Haverhill News

A tip-off from a member of the public has helped police get a useful breakthrough in their battle against illegal off-road motor-biking by youngsters on Haverhill's Clements estate.

 

BBC presenter a guest at golfers' open day (2010-10-06)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Golf Club hosted their Menís Invitation Day on Saturday, September 25, with BBC Look East's Stewart White among the guests.

 

Have your say about how the council is run (2010-10-07)

Haverhill News

People in St Edmundsbury are being asked their views about electing a mayor or leader, but the consultation comes with a warning because the whole system may be chamged soon.

 

A letter from the senior Lib-Dem county councillors (2010-10-07)

Haverhill News

Suffolk County Councilís new strategic direction is creating waves at national as well as local level.

 

North-west relief road plan to be debated (2010-10-08)

Haverhill News

Haverhill town councillors will be considering their attitude to plans for the noprth-west relief road, at a planning meeting on Tuesday.

 

Over 100 motorists caught without seatbelts on (2010-10-08)

Haverhill News

Just over 100 motorists were caught not wearing their seatbelt during a week-long speed enforcement campaign in the county between Monday and Sunday, September 13-19.

 

Autumn warning about home and garden rogue traders (2010-10-08)

Haverhill News

Following an increase in the number of cold calling related incidents in the county, Suffolk Trading Standards would like to remind members of the community to remain extra vigilant when answering the...

 

Cigarette through letterbox could have been deadly (2010-10-08)

Haverhill News

Police are appealing for information after a cigarette was put through a letterbox, causing a small fire on the doormat within.

 

Schools raise over £1,000 for genetic disorder charity (2010-10-11)

Haverhill News

The Castle Partnership of schools in Haverhill raised over £1,000 through a non-uniform day on Friday, October 1, in aid of the Jeans For Genes charity.

 

Visitors flock to new £16.5million venue in Bury (2010-10-11)

Haverhill News

With over 4,000 visitors flocking to see St Edmundsbury Borough Council's new £16.5million music, entertainment, business and community venue in Bury St Edmunds over the weekend, it has been hailed as...

 

Evening of feel-good hits lined up (2010-10-11)

Haverhill News

Full House Productions visit Haverhill Arts Centre on Saturday, November 6, at 8pm with the smash-hit show Forever In Blue Jeans.

 

Rugby club take points in a tale of two halves (2010-10-11)

Haverhill News

EASTERN COUNTIES LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Fakenham 6 Haverhill 25. Match report.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2010-10-11)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning October 15.

 

College offers required training for HGV drivers (2010-10-12)

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West Suffolk College is offering HGV Drivers the opportunity to undertake CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) Training, a mandatory qualification for anyone who drives a vehicle over 3500 kgs...

 

Police appeal for public's help to beat thieves (2010-10-12)

Haverhill News

Police in Haverhill are asking members of the public who live near shops or post offices to keep a lookout for thieves and burglars.

 

Swimmer who learnt in Haverhill becomes world champion (2010-10-12)

Haverhill News

A swimmer who learned his skills in Haverhill swimming pool has vecome a world champion.

 

Council move puts future of Place Court in balance (2010-10-13)

Haverhill News

The very survival of the council care home in Haverhill is now in the balance just months after it had been expected that a start-of-the-art replacement was to be built.

 

New scheme to help businesses with energy bills (2010-10-13)

Haverhill News

A new scheme has just been launched to help small and medium-sized businesses in Haverhill and the surrounding villages, to reduce their energy bills with £1,000 funding.

 

Council to consult on closure of some nursery classes (2010-10-13)

Haverhill News

A new admissions policy for schools which comes into force next year could lead to the closure of some nursery classes.

 

Lady golfers battle difficult conditions (2010-10-13)

Haverhill News

The ladies medal at Haverhill Golf Club was played on Wednesday, October 6. In difficult conditions, Jacqueline Condon scored a commendable 95-19-76, securing a five-shot victory over her nearest riva...

 

Thumbs down likely for Project site shops scheme (2010-10-14)

Haverhill News

It looks unlikely the proposed redevelopment of the former Project site in Ehringshausen Way as business units, shops, a restaurant and a builders' merchants will get the go-ahead.

 

New lifeline for domestic abuse victims (2010-10-15)

Haverhill News

Victims of domestic abuse in West Suffolk are getting an additional lifeline with the help of Suffolk policeís victim care officers in Bury St Edmunds and the Carphone Warehouse.

 

First anniversary finds boiler care business booming (2010-10-15)

Haverhill News

Many businesses have struggled in the recession this year but for one Haverhill firm business is booming.

 

Countywide campaign to beat shop and post office raiders (2010-10-15)

Haverhill News

Suffolk police will be visiting over 500 post offices and small stores across the county to deliver crime reduction advice this autumn, in a

 

Shed burglars get away with a haul of items (2010-10-15)

Haverhill News

Thieves broke into a shed in Bures Court 3.15pm and 10.10pm yesterday by forcing the lock and stole fishing equipment, power tools, a girls Carrera bike and a childís playhouse.

 

Gambling guys and dancing dolls are in town (2010-10-18)

Haverhill News

Haverhill-based Centre Stage Company brings its major production of the year to the stage this week at Haverhill Arts Centre in the form of one of the most popular of all musicals - Guys And Dolls.

 

Leisure centre goes Halloween crazy (2010-10-18)

Haverhill News

Thereís some ghoulish goings on at Haverhill Leisure Centre this half term as youngsters get the chance to make their own Guy Fawkes, learn how to carve pumpkins and enjoy a Halloween party.

 

Major tribute for Remembrance lined up this year (2010-10-18)

Haverhill News

The people of Haverhill will pay tribute to those who lost their lives in World War I at a series of events at Haverhill Arts Centre from Wednesday, October 27.

 

Chance for charities to take part in grand market (2010-10-18)

Haverhill News

Shoppers and visitors will have the chance to remember St Edmund during a weekend charity market in Bury St Edmunds next month.

 

Rugby club get a lesson in playing the ref (2010-10-18)

Haverhill News

RFU JUNIOR VASE, SECOND ROUND: Ipswich YMCA 41 Haverhill 15. Match report.

 

Golf tournament attracted over 70 competitors (2010-10-18)

Haverhill News

The ninth Sturmer Charity Golf Tournament took place on Friday, September 24, at Haverhill Golf Club, with a total of 72 competing in the event.

 

Youth jumped on top of car with girl inside it (2010-10-19)

Haverhill News

Police are appealing for help to catch a teenager who jumped onto the roof of a car with an 11-year-old girl inside it in Haverhill town centre on Saturday night.

 

Booking for next Harry Potter opens this week at Haverhill Cineworld (2010-10-19)

Haverhill News

Booking opens on Friday at Cineworld in Haverhill for the next Harry Potter film.

 

Havebury hand out cash to two community groups (2010-10-20)

Haverhill News

A community karate group and a sailing club for people with disabilities and have been chosen to receive more than £6,500 in grants from affordable homes provider Havebury Housing Partnership.

 

Council says effects of spending review will be tough (2010-10-20)

Haverhill News

Today's Government spending review is likely to hit councils hard over the next few years, and St Edmundsbury Borough Council says local communities will have to work with it to deliver services in fu...

 

Council throws out £12m shops scheme on Project site (2010-10-21)

Haverhill News

It took councillors less than half an hour this morning to throw out plans for a £12million investment in new shops and business units for Haverhill, which would have brought 260 jobs.

 

Kirsty heads for new marathon challenge (2010-10-21)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Leisure Centre receptionist Kirsty Millard is hoping to complete the Dublin Marathon in under five hours on Monday.

 

Town special wins award for liaising with pubs (2010-10-21)

Haverhill News

Members of the Special Constabulary from across West Suffolk - including one from Haverhill - were rewarded for their dedication and hard work over the past year, at an assembly in Bury St Edmunds yes...

 

Developers to look at council's grounds for refusing Project site plan (2010-10-25)

Haverhill News

The developers whose scheme to bring shops to Haverhill, on the former Project site in Ehringshausen Way, was refused last week are taking a careful look at the reasons.

 

Spate of motor-bike thefts over the weekend (2010-10-25)

Haverhill News

Thieves have targeted motor-bikes in a spate of burglaries and thefts in Haverhill over the past few days.

 

Agency brings firms and students together (2010-10-25)

Haverhill News

A pilot project run by a virtual PA service near Haverhill to find work experience placements for students at the University of Essex has been hailed a success.

 

Prisoner sought four months after absconding (2010-10-25)

Haverhill News

A prisoner who walked out of part of the Highpoint complex in June is still being sought by police, and has connections in Suffolk.

 

Haverhill fight hard but get no just deserts (2010-10-25)

Haverhill News

GREENE KING EASTERN COUNTIES RUGBY LEAGUE, DIVISION ONE: Haverhill 14 Ely 18. Match report.

 

MP lends his support to autism group (2010-10-26)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's MP Matthew Hancock spent an evening with the autism support group in Haverhill at the town's snooker and bowling club.

 

Magpas in battle keep doctors in the air (2010-10-26)

Haverhill News

The emergency medical charity Magpas is appealing for localpeople to help fight plans to oust its doctors from the East Anglian Air Ambulance and replace them with a private company.

 

Business people learn how to access Government cash (2010-10-26)

Haverhill News

More than 40 local business people joined The Best of Haverhill for their October event held at The Days Inn in Haverhill last week.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2010-10-26)

Haverhill News

Listings for films booking or showing at Haverhill Cineworld from Friday, October 29.

 

Golfers battle through rain to good scores (2010-10-26)

Haverhill News

The Junior Autumn Shield was played at Haverhill Golf Club today. Despite the very wet weather conditions, there were some great scores returned.

 

Special events commemorate 90th anniversary of town war memorial (2010-10-27)

Haverhill News

A very special commemoration of Remembrance takes place in Haverhill over the next few days, beginning with a film show tonight, and moving on to a two-day festival followed by an evening tribute in w...

 

Police appeal for trick or treaters to act responsibly (2010-10-27)

Haverhill News

Police in Haverhill are appealing for people to celebrate Halloween in a responsible manner this weekend.

 

Council backs drive to recruit more councillors (2010-10-27)

Haverhill News

St Edmundsbury Borough Council is backing a campaign to get more people interested in being councillors.

 

Keep a lookout for dodgy decorations (2010-10-27)

Haverhill News

If you get offered Christmas decorations for sale in suspicious circumstances, Haverhill police would like to hear from you.

 

Fire show finale for Halloween Trail (2010-10-27)

Haverhill News

The Halloween Trail at East Town Park in Haverhill has now become a town tradition and it takes place again this year on Friday evening, this time with the addition of spectacular fire show.

 

Adoption agency seeks families from Haverhill (2010-10-28)

Haverhill News

In support of National Adoption Week, Suffolk County Councilís Adoption Agency is making an appeal to people in Haverhill and across the county who may be interested in adopting a child.

 

Letter from Suffolk County Council chairman (2010-10-28)

Haverhill News

On behalf of Suffolk County Council, and the mayors and chairmen of the borough and district councils throughout Suffolk, I write to urge everyone in Suffolk to support the Poppy Appeal of the Royal B...

 

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