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November 2010


Hospice to pilot new support scheme in Haverhill (2010-11-01)

Haverhill News

A scheme that empowers volunteers to run practical support in their community for people with life-shortening illness is being piloted in Haverhill.

 

Champion scouts go one better in retaining title (2010-11-01)

Haverhill News

Scouts from the Haverhill travelled have defended their title as best scouts in the Sudbury district - and lifted another trophy at the same time.

 

Youngsters foiled in process of soft drinks heist (2010-11-01)

Haverhill News

A group of teenagers were interrupted in the middle of stealing crates of soft drink from a garage via a hole they had made in the roof.

 

Council wants to tell you about its big idea (2010-11-01)

Haverhill News

Suffolk County Council wants to talk to all of us about its new and radical idea to offload most of its activities onto the private or voluntary sectors to save money.

 

Some positives for rugby club, in spite of annihilation (2010-11-01)

Haverhill News

Greene King Eastern Counties Rugby League Division One: Stowmarket 104 Haverhill 6. Match report.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2010-11-01)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld from November 5.

 

Very special festival does justice to town's war dead (2010-11-02)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's special Remembrance Festival to mark the 90th anniversary of the town's war memorial proved a big hit with visitors of all ages from far and wide over the weekend.

 

Letter from the organisers of Haverhill Remembrance Festival (2010-11-02)

Haverhill News

Never mind 'Britain's Got Talent'! Haverhill did itself proud last Friday and Saturday with the Remembrance Festival held at the arts centre.

 

Frighteners take over in the park (2010-11-02)

Haverhill News

Thousands of people flocked to East Town Park in Haverhill on Friday evening for the traditional free Halloween Trail laid on by Haverhill Town Council.

 

New funding source for community projects (2010-11-03)

Haverhill News

Times are difficult for many people and their local communities in the current economic climate, but help may be at hand from a new community funding source.

 

Jade now one step away from an O2 spot (2010-11-03)

Haverhill News

Sixteen-year-old Jade Donno from Sturmer has made it through to the next round of the Open Mic UK 2010 talent competition.

 

Chance for businesses to grill St Edmundsbury chief (2010-11-03)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Chamber of Commerce and St Edmundsbury Borough Council have worked together to organise a free networking event for businesses, which looks at the future for Haverhill.

 

Show sells out so fast another one is put on (2010-11-03)

Haverhill News

The phrase ‘by popular demand’ is often used by theatres to justify bringing back an artist or putting on an additional show and this is certainly the case at Haverhill Arts Centre this Christmas.

 

Season draws to a close for senior golfers (2010-11-03)

Haverhill News

Harvey Bavester scored a nett 63 for a commanding victory in the IFF Challenge which was played at Haverhill Golf Club on Wednesday, October 27.

 

Haverhill under 8s tennis players win tournament (2010-11-03)

Haverhill News

Junior tennis players from Haverhill took part in a mini-tournament, involving eight teams of boys and girls, at Braintree - and ended up winning.

 

New physio facility opens at football complex (2010-11-05)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Rovers players of all ages now have physiotherapy facilities at their home ground which are the envy of all their rivals, thanks to a local county councillor.

 

On The Spot van project up for a county award (2010-11-05)

Haverhill News

The creation of a travelling youth activities van dedicated to Haverhill to solve an emerging gang problem is up for a county award next week.

 

Friday networkers celebrate their first anniversary (2010-11-05)

Haverhill News

A monthly not-for-profit networking group which aims to bring together business people from Essex, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk celebrates its first birthday this month.

 

EEDA boss to talk about future of inward investment (2010-11-05)

Haverhill News

The boss of the regional development agency doomed by a recent Government axe, will be talking to Haverhill businesses this month about the future of inward investment in the area.

 

New shop window for local organisations (2010-11-05)

Haverhill News

Staff at the West Suffolk College LEAP Centre in Haverhill are offering window space to local organisations who might like to mount a display in their High Street shop window.

 

Bonfire night safety advice issued by council (2010-11-05)

Haverhill News

With the main bonfire night and firework party time being this weekend, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service and Trading Standards are urging members of the public to remember the importance of fire safety...

 

Appeal for witnesses after girl reports being assaulted (2010-11-08)

Haverhill News

Police are asking anyone who was in the area of Vange Place in Haverhill between 8.30pm and 11.30pm on Thursday evening, November 4, to come forward after a 17-year-old girl has reported being assault...

 

Les Miserables comes to Haverhill on Sunday afternoon (2010-11-08)

Haverhill News

On Sunday Cineworld Haverhill presents one of the world’s most popular musicals, Les Miserables: 25th Anniversary - Encore on the big screen!

 

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

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning Friday, November 12.

 

Council disappointed by delay over Queen Street scheme (2010-11-10)

Haverhill News

None of the businesses in Haverhill's Queen Street which were awarded a total of £30,000 in grants last December to improve their shop fronts has yet done so, and now the time limit on some has elapse...

 

New police station opening hours decided (2010-11-10)

Haverhill News

The opening hours of police stations across Suffolk is to change from December 1, and Haverhill's will become 9am to 5pm each day.

 

Car park charge increases in the pipeline (2010-11-10)

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Car parking charges for longer stays in Haverhill are likely to be going up soon, but a new concession will be a 30p pop-in rate in the Jubilee Walk car park.

 

Golfer Jacqueline continues in good form (2010-11-10)

Haverhill News

The Haverhill Golf Club Ladies medal was played on Wednesday, November 3 and Jacqueline Condon’s recent form continued as she claimed another victory, with a score of 93-19-74.

 

Chimswell selected for new waste reduction scheme (2010-11-15)

Haverhill News

Haverhill is to be at the forefront of a community initiative to reduce waste.

 

Crowds turn out for town's Remembrance parade (2010-11-15)

Haverhill News

Haverhill remembered its war dead from various conflicts with a parade and the traditional ceremony at the war memorial yesterday afternoon.

 

College stages musical show about World War One (2010-11-15)

Haverhill News

A classic musical entertainment about World War One comes to the stage at Samuel Ward College of Arts and Technology on Wednesday and Thursday evenings this week.

 

Short reprieve for arts centre funding fears (2010-11-17)

Haverhill News

The leader of St Edmundsbury Council has pledged that agreed grants, such as the current one to Haverhill Arts Centre, will not be affected by proposed cuts.

 

Education secretary to visit Haverhill schools (2010-11-17)

Haverhill News

Education secretary Michael Gove is to visit Haverhill to see the improvements and challenges at the town's two senior schools.

 

Council criticised for failing to promote town centre (2010-11-17)

Haverhill News

All the good news about progress in Haverhill was about peripheral things and not the town centre, council chiefs were told at the annual business ratepayers meeting last night.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2010-11-17)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning November 19.

 

Golfer Dennis lifts Millennium Trophy. (2010-11-17)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Golf Club vice-president Dennis Harkness competed in the spring and autumn meetings organised by the Association of Suffolk Golf Captains.

 

Councillors available to help sort out issues (2010-11-17)

Haverhill News

Anyone with any issues they think councillors can help to sort out can take them along to a surgery being held by two of the town's St Edmundsbury Borough councillors next week.

 

Haverhill must raise its voice in new economic landscape, businesses are told (2010-11-18)

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Haverhill businesses need to be asking crucial questions about the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) which will be replacing the East of England Development Agency (EEDA) soon, according to EEDA's ...

 

MP visits college's conservation training programme (2010-11-18)

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Haverhill's MP Matthew Hancock met young people from West Suffolk College last week, who have benefited from a life skills and conservation training programme with environmental education charity, the...

 

Town working party's debates to be opened to public (2010-11-18)

Haverhill News

The Haverhill Area Working Party of St Edmundsbury Council is to be opened up to the public.

 

Boot camps for people who want to lose weight (2010-11-19)

Haverhill News

Three personal trainers who work in Haverhill have teamed up to launch a new company offering weight loss Boot Camps in the town.

 

Round tablers take their Christmas sleigh around (2010-11-19)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Round Table will be out and about again in the town in December with their Santa's Sleigh.

 

Road safety week will focus on children (2010-11-19)

Haverhill News

Road Safety Week in Suffolk is being launched with a Road Safety Awareness day at the Asda supermarket in Bury St Edmunds between 10am and 3pm on Sunday.

 

Museum seeks volunteer to help with world first (2010-11-20)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's nationally-acclaimed computer museum is seeking a volunteer to help in creating another world first.

 

Havebury takes over town's Wherry homes (2010-11-22)

Haverhill News

Havebury Housing Partnership has taken on more than 70 properties in a single week – including 55 former Wherry Housing Association homes in Haverhill and Bury St Edmunds.

 

Advice from experts at new networking event (2010-11-22)

Haverhill News

If you are thinking of setting up a business, expanding an existing company, or making some investments in property, you can visit a brand new networking event by CXG.

 

County grants aim to help build the Big Society (2010-11-22)

Haverhill News

New grants are to be available for local voluntary groups who have ideas for improving their communities.

 

Stand by for more about changes in county council services (2010-11-22)

Haverhill News

The county council intends to reveal tomorrow more about its plans to redesign the way public services are delivered, including hiving them off to other providers in an effort to avoid the need for cu...

 

Champion golfers defend their shield (2010-11-22)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Golf Club’s Anniversary Shield was played on Saturday, November 13, as a texas scramble, with teams of four.

 

Former town MP named as new life peer (2010-11-23)

Haverhill News

Former Haverhill MP Richard Spring, who stood down at the last General Election is to return to Parliament - in the upper house.

 

Teenage girl made up story of assault (2010-11-23)

Haverhill News

An assault reported by a teenage girl in Haverhill earlier this month never happened, police have now established.

 

Free event offers direction for the unemployed (2010-11-23)

Haverhill News

Three organisations have joined forces to promote a free information event for the unemployed in Haverhill next week.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2010-11-23)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning November 26.

 

Rotarians don their boots to raise £1,000 for charity (2010-11-24)

Haverhill News

A group of members from Haverhill & District Rotary Club along with partners, friends and dogs took advantage of the good autumn weather completed a 10km sponsored walk along footpaths on the Essex/Su...

 

Leisure centre staff saddle up for Children In Need (2010-11-24)

Haverhill News

Staff and members of Haverhill Leisure Centre have raised more than £300 by cycling the 1,748 miles from Lands End to John O'Groats to raise money for Children In Need.

 

Rail renewal enthusiasts hold meeting in Haverhill (2010-11-24)

Haverhill News

A public meeting will be held in Haverhill tomorrow evening for anyone interested in the efforts to revive the town's railway link.

 

Samuel Ward marks new academy status with a launch event (2010-11-25)

Haverhill News

Business leaders and representatives of leading local organisations attended a launch event this morning to mark Samuel Ward Arts and Technology College becoming an academy.

 

Proceeds from Remembrance Festival handed over (2010-11-25)

Haverhill News

The proceeds from Haverhill's special Remembrance Festival last month were presented to the Royal British Legion yesterday evening.

 

The big Christmas event (and fireworks) is two weeks away (2010-11-25)

Haverhill News

The Family Christmas Night and Fireworks Display, one of the most popular events in the Haverhill calendar, takes place on Friday, December 10.

 

Farmers get together to tackle rural crime (2010-11-25)

Haverhill News

Farmers in the St Edmundsbury area meet tomorrow at a special seminar to discuss tackling rural crime.

 

Foreign influx has helped make church's dream a reality (2010-11-26)

Haverhill News

The contract to build a new church for Haverhill's Roman Catholics has gone out to tender and the innovative building should be finished by this time next year at a cost of nearly £1million.

 

MP offers to help rail renewal campaigners (2010-11-26)

Haverhill News

Enthusiasts campaigning for the revival of Haverhill's rail link received a boost last night when the town's new MP Matthew Hancock turned up to their meeting to lend his support.

 

999 fire calls will go to Cambridgeshire within a year (2010-11-29)

Haverhill News

The fire service control which takes and co-ordinates 999 calls in Suffolk is to be hived off to Cambridgeshire in the first of the big cost-cutting moves promised by Suffolk County Council.

 

Suffolk shunts off more work to St Edmundsbury (2010-11-29)

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Haverhill's grass-cutting, highway drainage, street cafe licensing and residents parking schemes are all likely to be taken over by St Edmundsbury Borough Council as Suffolk County Council gets rid of...

 

Super slimmer shows it can be done - twice! (2010-11-29)

Haverhill News

Outstanding slimming successas has led a Haverhill woman to a Weight Watcher leader, and she will be taking three classes in the town in January.

 

£0.75million scheme to upgrade high street (2010-11-30)

Haverhill News

A large proportion of Government cash for growth areas in St Edmundsbury this year could be spent on giving Haverhill High Street a facelift.

 

Golf club payment holiday will fund new car park (2010-11-30)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Golf Club has asked for financial help from St Edmundsbury to improve its car park after insurers raised concerns about the surface.

 

Heritage cash could enhance former millworkers' houses (2010-11-30)

Haverhill News

Cash from English heritage and St Edmundsbury Council could be made available for projects enhancing buildigs within the Hamlet Road conservation area in Haverhill.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2010-11-30)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning December 3.

 

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