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December 2010


Alan's new role proves children keep you young (2010-12-01)

Haverhill News

At 63, Alan Nickson is staying young at heart by working at a childcare centre in Haverhill.

 

Private rental company triumphs at national awards (2010-12-01)

Haverhill News

Haverhill-based company CXG has been voted the winner of the Property Sourcing Award for 2010 in the prestigious Landlord & Letting Awards.

 

Two women shoppers victims of purse thefts (2010-12-01)

Haverhill News

Police are linking two purse thefts in Haverhill yesterday afternoon, one at Tesco and one in High Street.

 

Havebury asks tenants to help shape 'new world' (2010-12-01)

Haverhill News

Havebury Housing Partnership, which provides thousands of homes in Haverhill, is calling on its tenants to help shape the future of its services.

 

Birdies help Haverhill golf pros lift trophy (2010-12-01)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Golf Club head professional Paul Wilby and head assistant professional Ollie Rush led the way to win the Joe Proudfoot Memorial Trophy better ball competition at Felixstowe Ferry on Wednesd...

 

Two lads face arson rap over house fire in Castle Lane (2010-12-02)

Haverhill News

A second Haverhill teenager has been held in connection with a fire at a house in Castle Lane on the evening of October 7.

 

Networking and Christmas shopping combined (2010-12-02)

Haverhill News

The Best of Haverhill website is to hold a Christmas Marketplace on Thursday, December 16, at The Days Inn, Haverhill, from 10am to 11.30am.

 

Queen Street gates to be lit up at last (2010-12-06)

Haverhill News

Queen Street's new gates are to be lit for the first time next week, just in time for Christmas.

 

Crackdown on shoplifters goes up a gear (2010-12-06)

Haverhill News

Police in Haverhill are stepping up their blitz on shoplifting during the run-up to Christmas.

 

Gold medal-winners and top athletes come to town (2010-12-06)

Haverhill News

Members of the gold medal-winning GB boccia team will be offering a taster session and giving a demonstration session to youngsters at Haverhill Leisure Centre on Monday, December 20.

 

Better-resourced police now keen to hear what you want them to do (2010-12-06)

Haverhill News

The next opportunity for the public to bring any crime, disorder or nuisance concerns to Haverhill police takes place on Thursday evening.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2010-12-06)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning Friday, December 10.

 

Over 1,000 reply to shopping questionnaire (2010-12-07)

Haverhill News

Over 1,000 shoppers have completed questionnaires designed to find out what people think of Haverhill’s retail outlets, among them two lucky prize winners.

 

Bleak outlook as county begins to reveal proposed cuts (2010-12-08)

Haverhill News

Lollipop patrols, some school transport and waste tip opening hours are among the most likely things to hit Haverhill in the first big round of cuts announced by Suffolk County Council this week.

 

Town councillors unite to bridle at Government cuts (2010-12-08)

Haverhill News

Haverhill town councillors are so worried about the effect of proposed Government cuts on the people of Haverhill that they have agreed to send a joint letter to the town's MP about it.

 

Town council makes its bid for arts centre funding (2010-12-08)

Haverhill News

St Edmundsbury Council is to be asked to guarantee funding at least the costs of maintaining the Haverhill Arts Centre building for the ten years after 2012.

 

Police warning for the late night shopping crowds (2010-12-08)

Haverhill News

Haverhill police are appealing for everyone to have a safe and enjoyable Family Christmas Night on Friday evening in Haverhill, but to make sure they look after their belongings.

 

Triumphant aftermath of Genzyme's 'big bang' celebrated (2010-12-09)

Haverhill News

Just under a year after a series of explosions tore a hole in the side of one of Genzyme's 'Twin Towers' on Haverhill's industrial estate, it became fully operational again this week.

 

Council backs new sport provision for youngsters (2010-12-09)

Haverhill News

A new programme of sport, helth and fitness for young people in Haverhill has been given a grant of £7,000 by Haverhill Town Council.

 

Beast (and Beauty) heading this way (2010-12-09)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Arts Centre’s Christmas show this year will be a brand new version of the classic tale Beauty And The Beast.

 

Fire service cuts could leave town without full-time cover at weekends (2010-12-10)

Haverhill News

Haverhill could be set to lose its full-time fire cover at weekends under the latest cuts being proposed by Suffolk County Council.

 

Six guinea-pigs enjoy hypnotic approach to slimming (2010-12-10)

Haverhill News

Six women who took part in a trial slimming programme by hypnotherapy through a Haverhill counsellor have given such positive feedback that another programme is planned for the new year.

 

Tennis club team complete summer and winter double (2010-12-10)

Haverhill News

The Haverhill Tennis Club under 18s team of Abi Cartwright-Thomas, Lucy Hardwick and Rachel Jeffs have won the Halstead and District Winter League after earlier in the season wining the summer league....

 

Police focus on Crowland Road disturbances (2010-12-13)

Haverhill News

Police are to focus on the Crowland Road area of Haverhill after reports of rowdy behaviour and vandalism late at night.

 

Did you know what our children's centres offer? (2010-12-13)

Haverhill News

If you have a child under five and have not taken advantage of any of the free activities provided by the Suffolk Children's Centres in Haverhill, here is a timetable of what is available.

 

Three men chased and kicked 15-year-old (2010-12-13)

Haverhill News

Police are appealing for information after three men assaulted a 15-year-old boy in Ash Grove in Haverhill on Friday evening.

 

The coming week's programme at Haverhill Cineworld (2010-12-13)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning, December 17.

 

Weekend of Christmas events well supported (2010-12-14)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's big weekend of Christmas-themed events produced some successes and some disappointments for Haverhill Town Council which organised it.

 

Knife amnesty launched in Suffolk by police (2010-12-14)

Haverhill News

A yearlong knife amnesty was launched yesterday in Suffolk, as police and partners ask you to 'Bin a Blade'.

 

Dramatic fall in burglaries of local rural outbuildings (2010-12-14)

Haverhill News

Villagers around Haverhill have seen a dramatic fall in crime thanks to the hard work of the St Edmundsbury Rural South Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) over the past year.

 

Councillor in charge of fire service cuts stands down (2010-12-14)

Haverhill News

Two senior councillors have stood down from Suffolk County Council's cabinet.

 

Golfers get to swing their clubs again (2010-12-14)

Haverhill News

Haverhill golfers have finally been able to get out on the course again after the cold weather interruption.

 

Council gives green light to 20-year planning blueprint (2010-12-15)

Haverhill News

An important plan that will shape development in Haverhill and throughout the borough until 2031 was adopted by St Edmundsbury Borough Council last night.

 

Santa drops in to town's leisure centre (2010-12-15)

Haverhill News

Father Christmas will be dropping in to meet children at Kid City at Haverhill Leisure Centre in the lead-up to the festive season.

 

Rape claim turns out to have been made up (2010-12-15)

Haverhill News

Another assault claim by a Haverhill girl has proved to be unfounded after a police investigation.

 

Charity golf day nets over £2,000 for teenage cancer unit (2010-12-15)

Haverhill News

A Charity Day held at Haverhill Golf Club in September for the Teenage Cancer Trust Unit at Addenbrooke's Hospital has raised a fantastic £2,140.

 

Official pat on the back for Havebury Housing (2010-12-16)

Haverhill News

Havebury Housing Partnership tenants, many of them in Haverhill, are among the most satisfied in the country, a glowing report from the Tenants Services Authority (TSA) has revealed.

 

Man assaulted as he tried to stop thieves (2010-12-16)

Haverhill News

The owner of a van was assaulted when he tried to stop thieves from making off with its catalytic coverter in Sainsbury's car park in Haverhill last night.

 

Conductor's farewell performance after 35 years (2010-12-16)

Haverhill News

Haverhill’s major Christmas music event marks a special milestone for the man who has conducted at all the concerts since they began in 1976.

 

Letting agent produces the best Christmas present (2010-12-16)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill letting agent came to the rescue of a woman and her little daughter whose housing plight was highlighted in the Daily Mirror last month.

 

Herberts lift major award for people practice (2010-12-17)

Haverhill News

At the recent 2010 EEF (The Manufacturers’ Organisation) South East of England award ceremony Herbert Retail of Haverhill were presented with the Highly Commended award for Innovative People Practices...

 

Queen Street gates completed by lighting (2010-12-17)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's unique public art project to provide gates to pedestrianise Queen Street was completed this afternoon when they were finally lit up.

 

Heavy snowfall as big freeze grips town (2010-12-20)

Haverhill News

Police in Haverhill have encouraged people to make sure any elderly or vulnerable neigbours are alright during the current cold weather.

 

Audience and performers raise roof despite the snow (2010-12-20)

Haverhill News

Audience and performers at Haverhill's big Christmas music event braved the weather last night.

 

Rowdy revellers could be banned from town centre (2010-12-20)

Haverhill News

People engaged in disorderly behaviour over the holiday period can expect to be banned from Haverhill town centre for 48 hours by police.

 

Lib-Dem protest over fire control move fails (2010-12-20)

Haverhill News

Conservatives and Lib-Dems may have joined forces to run the country, but on Suffolk County Council they are fighting each other over the future of the county fire control centre.

 

Police operations succeed in Strasbourg Square (2010-12-21)

Haverhill News

Anti-social behaviour in and around Strasbourg Square in Haverhill has been reduced significantly by three police operations in the last few weeks.

 

Council's bin collection times for the holiday period (2010-12-21)

Haverhill News

Bins will still be emptied as usual over the holiday period by St Edmundsbury Borough Council binmen.

 

Advice on how to beat heating oil thieves (2010-12-21)

Haverhill News

Suffolk Police are issuing advice to help keep heating oil safe and secure over the Christmas and New Year period, following a number of thefts of oil in December.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2010-12-21)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning on Christmas Eve. The cinema is open every day except Christmas Day.

 

Car left running in the snow is stolen (2010-12-22)

Haverhill News

The dangers of leaving your car engine running once you have got out of it were highlighted by a woman who had her car stolen during snowy conditions in the early hours of Monday morning.

 

Prisoner absconds for Christmas (2010-12-22)

Haverhill News

Police are appealing for help in tracing a Highpoint prisoner who failed to return to the prison last week.

 

Top mix of entertainment in arts centre's new programme (2010-12-22)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Arts Centre has announced its new season's programme for the first part of 2011 and it offers top entertainment in a mix of big name acts, music, comedy, drama, family and community events. ...

 

Adults caught in secret sting on proxy-buying (2010-12-23)

Haverhill News

Adults who bought alcohol or cigarettes for under-age people got caught by a trading standards sting in Haverhill on Monday.

 

Bright future for town's peanut factory (2010-12-23)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill factory is planning a £2million expansion and has already increased its workforce in recent weeks.

 

Tour of Britain gave economic boost to the area (2010-12-23)

Haverhill News

The local economy benefited substantially from hosting the Tour of Britain cycle race which came through Haverhill in September, according to an economic impact report recently published.

 

Council up for national fleet mileage reduction award (2010-12-23)

Haverhill News

St Edmundsbury Borough Council has been short-listed to receive a national fleet hero award for business mileage management from the Energy Saving Trust.

 

MP joins in traditional festive occasion (2010-12-29)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's MP Matthew Hancock found time during his Christmas celebrations to drop in on a special Haverhill Christmas occasion.

 

Council encourages recycling of Christmas trees (2010-12-29)

Haverhill News

As soon as you have finished with your Christmas tree you can take it to Haverhill waste tip in Coupals Close to be recycled.

 

Now street sweepings are being recycled (2010-12-29)

Haverhill News

A trial scheme to compost street sweepings has successfully diverted 526 tonnes of material from landfill.

 

Three spend Christmas inside after drugs arrest (2010-12-31)

Haverhill News

Three men have been charged with drugs and proceeds of crime offences, after police stopped a car in Withersfield Road, Haverhill, on the morning of Thursday, December 23.

 

Labour group promises to back opponents of the cuts (2010-12-31)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Labour Group is offering to support anyone who wants to fight government cutbacks in the new year.

 

Police renew warning over heating oil thefts (2010-12-31)

Haverhill News

Residents across Suffolk band beyond are again being urged to secure their heating oil, as well as to check on their elderly neighbours and relatives during the new year period.

 

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