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January 2011


Senior policeman urges gates solution in high street (2011-01-05)

Haverhill News

A senior policeman has urged councillors to get gates put up at either end of Haverhill High Street if they want to stop people driving through it.

 

Councillors raise fears over future of care homes (2011-01-05)

Haverhill News

Horror stories of what has happened to some care homes which became privatised have raised town councillors' fears about what may happen in Haverhill.

 

Council offers part of a lifeline for crossing patrols (2011-01-05)

Haverhill News

Haverhill town councillors are offering to part-fund the town's school crossing patrols, threatened with the axe by Suffolk County Council.

 

Prisoner returned after Christmas break (2011-01-05)

Haverhill News

A man who failed to return to Highpoint prison following day release last month has been detained.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2011-01-05)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning Friday, January 7.

 

Two councillors dissent from 'Robin Hood' claim to PM (2011-01-06)

Haverhill News

Two Conservative members have publicly dissociated themselves from a letter written by Haverhill Town Council to prime minister David Cameron protesting they are having to be like a legitimate Robin H...

 

Witnesses sought to another catalytic converter theft (2011-01-06)

Haverhill News

Another catalytic converter has been stolen from a vehicle parked in Haverhill.

 

Woman fought off burglar who called at 11pm (2011-01-07)

Haverhill News

A woman fought off a burglar who tried to force his way into her home in Haverhill late last night.

 

Closing date for school places draws near (2011-01-07)

Haverhill News

Education chiefs at Suffolk County Council are reminding parents and carers that the closing date for primary and middle school place applications is Friday, January 14.

 

Leading entrepreneur to share secrets of success (2011-01-07)

Haverhill News

One of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs is the speaker at a special evening event to be held in Haverhill this month.

 

Exhibition of 1,000 years of Haverhill history opened (2011-01-07)

Haverhill News

An exhibition charting the history of Haverhill for the past 1,000 years has opened in the bistro of Haverhill Arts Centre.

 

New hospice 'neighbours' need people they can help (2011-01-10)

Haverhill News

A new scheme being piloted in Haverhill by St Nicholas Hospice needs some people to come forward who need help from the volunteers it is training.

 

Free chance to find out who you think you are (2011-01-10)

Haverhill News

If you’d ever wondered who your ancestors were and how to go about finding out then come along to the Find Your Ancestors day at Haverhill Library on Saturday, January 22.

 

Teenager lines up for her big opportunity (2011-01-10)

Haverhill News

A local singing star will be aiming for some of the biggest prizes in the business at London's O2 arena on Saturday.

 

Champion of town drama festival drowned in boating accident (2011-01-10)

Haverhill News

A man who helped and championed Haverhill Drama Competition at a national level was the victim of a tragic boating accident on the River Thames at New Year.

 

Early promise proves short-lived for rugby club (2011-01-10)

Haverhill News

GREENE KING EASTERN COUNTIES RUGBY LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Haverhill 7 West Norfolk 61. Match report.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2011-01-10)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning Friday, January 14.

 

Cheap opportunity to find out about energy waste (2011-01-11)

Haverhill News

West Suffolk businesses are being offered a dramatically discounted opportunity to prevent energy waste thanks to an initiative by St Edmundsbury Borough Council and West Suffolk Green Business Forum....

 

Three arrested for criminal damage to cars (2011-01-11)

Haverhill News

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage, after wing mirrors and windows were damaged on five cars parked on Withersfield Road in Haverhill just after New Year.

 

Councillors move to monthly surgeries in troubled times (2011-01-11)

Haverhill News

Two Haverhill borough councillors are upping their availability for the public to bring issues of concern to them in light of uncertainties over cuts to services.

 

Police crackdown on shoplifting pays off (2011-01-11)

Haverhill News

Efforts by Haverhill police in partnership with town retailers have paid off in preventing a feared increase in the shoplifting spate in the town in the run-up to Christmas.

 

Councillor furious at plans to change police system (2011-01-12)

Haverhill News

Government plans to axe police authorities and replace them with a single elected police and crime commissioner have incensed a former Conservative Haverhill town councillor.

 

Suffolk schools' exam results continue to improve (2011-01-12)

Haverhill News

Figures released today by the Department for Education show that headline GCSE results for Suffolk schools have improved for the second year running.

 

Police 'disappointed' at increase in drink driving (2011-01-12)

Haverhill News

Police in Suffolk have been left 'disappointed' with the number of people still determined to 'put careers on the line' following the conclusion of the Christmas 2010 drink-drive awareness campaign.

 

Chance of a special jump before Valentine's Day (2011-01-12)

Haverhill News

Fund raisers for St Nicholas Hospice in Bury St Edmunds, which provides care for Haverhill people, are hoping some town residents might take part in a bungee jump for the cause on the eve of Valentine...

 

Appeal renewed to safeguard catalytic converters (2011-01-13)

Haverhill News

Police are renewing their appeal to motorists to help fight a spate of catalytic converter thefts from vehicles in the county, including four in Haverhill.

 

MP receives guarantees from fire station management (2011-01-14)

Haverhill News

Haverhill MP Matthew Hancock visited the town's fire station this morning and received assurances that safety would not be compromised by the proposed change to five-day full time crewing.

 

Town’s transport issues under the spotlight (2011-01-14)

Haverhill News

Haverhill’s transport drawbacks were highlighted by councillors yesterday when they were given a presentation on Suffolk County Council’s Local Transport Plan (LTP).

 

Chance to say what you think Haverhill should be like (2011-01-14)

Haverhill News

Public consultation will begin soon on a new Masterplan for Haverhill to cover all aspects of life for residents.

 

Developer’s £8m punt convinces councillors (2011-01-14)

Haverhill News

A developer told councillors how he has gone out on a limb to create a prestigious research park in Haverhill which would cost over £8million.

 

Rotary club's Santa sleigh raises £750 (2011-01-14)

Haverhill News

Over the holiday period, Haverhill and District Rotary Club was out and about raising funds for good causes.

 

Major fall in fatal and serious injuries on Suffolk roads (2011-01-17)

Haverhill News

Motorists seem to be listening to road safety advice, judging by a drop in the number of people killed and seriously injured on the county’s roads in 2010.

 

Wrestling, or 'sports panto' comes to arts centre (2011-01-17)

Haverhill News

Making its debut at Haverhill Arts Centre in February is LDN Wrestling, a family-friendly entertainment show starring some of the exuberant stars of the British wrestling scene.

 

Lady golfers brave the weather (2011-01-17)

Haverhill News

After a prolonged spell of bad weather over the Christmas holiday, Haverhill’s lady golfers battled bravely through their competitions on Wednesday and Saturday January 5 and 8 respectively.

 

Witnesses sought after fight in the street (2011-01-17)

Haverhill News

Police are looking for witnesses to a fight in Haverhill High Street between two groups of people in the early hours of Sunday morning.

 

Band of brothers tough it out in Norfolk (2011-01-17)

Haverhill News

GREENE KING EASTERN RUGBY LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Holt 97 Haverhill 0. Match report.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2011-01-17)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning Friday, January 21.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2011-01-17)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning Friday, January 21.

 

Any ideas for a better way to run Haverhill library? (2011-01-18)

Haverhill News

Anyone with an idea for a cheap way to run Haverhill library is being asked to put it forward.

 

Council to plough ahead with upping car park charges (2011-01-18)

Haverhill News

Councillors are tomorrow expected to rubber stamp the decision to raise car parking charges in St Edmundsbury, including some of those in Haverhill, despite protests from the community.

 

MP hits back at councillor's protest over police changes (2011-01-18)

Haverhill News

Haverhill MP Matthew Hancock has replied to a letter from town councillor Margaret Marks lashing out at the Government's plans for police commissioners, saying he agrees with the proposals.

 

Town council may help save youth service and library (2011-01-19)

Haverhill News

Any moves to save the youth service and the library in the Haverhill could involve the town council in some way.

 

Town residents may have to find more cash for arts centre (2011-01-19)

Haverhill News

Town councillors' hopes of making no increase in their part of council tax could be dashed by fears about the future of the town's arts centre.

 

Former Haverhill girl picks up charity ideas at hospice (2011-01-19)

Haverhill News

A former Haverhill girl has spent a week at St Nicholas Hospice in Bury St Edmunds picking up tips for a charity she now helps to run in Herefordshire.

 

Labour changes its view on former Project site (2011-01-19)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Labour councillors have changed their view on the former Project site in Ehringshausen Way.

 

Town forum hears case for and against fire station cuts (2011-01-20)

Haverhill News

The case for and against proposed changes at Haverhill Fire Station were aired to town representatives at a meeting of Haverhill Partnership this morning.

 

One Haverhill is up and running (2011-01-20)

Haverhill News

Moves to bring together groups of people who work for the benefit of Haverhill into one organisation took a step forward this morning with agreement to form One Haverhill.

 

Pub customers show support for hospice (2011-01-20)

Haverhill News

KIND-hearted customers and staff at The Plough, in Hundon, have filled a bottle with coins and notes for St Nicholas Hospice Care.

 

Panto Puss puts the boot into an 'Orrible Ogre (2011-01-21)

Haverhill News

A cat with the remarkable gift of speech takes to the stage in Haverhill for the first time tonight, continuing for the next couple of weekends.

 

Driver makes off after car park crunch (2011-01-21)

Haverhill News

Police in Haverhill are appealing for witnesses after an unknown vehicle was in collision with a blue Fiat parked in the Argos car park in Swan Lane.

 

Petition launched to protect Place Court care home (2011-01-24)

Haverhill News

A petition to stop Suffolk County Council offloading or closing Place Court care home in Haverhill has been launched.

 

Thieves target three vans, stripping out one of them (2011-01-24)

Haverhill News

Thieves broke into three vans in a yard in Haverhill over the weekend, and virtually stripped the interior fittings of one of them.

 

Police warn of increase in thefts from vehicles (2011-01-24)

Haverhill News

Haverhill police are urging drivers to be more security-conscious after a recent increase in thefts from vehicles in the town.

 

County's knife amnesty comes to Haverhill (2011-01-25)

Haverhill News

Suffolk’s year-long knife amnesty is going mobile, and Haverhill is one of the first places to be chosen.

 

Police tell criminals they will be following them around (2011-01-25)

Haverhill News

Police in west Suffolk are to write to regular criminals telling them they are going to follow them around to stop them committing offences.

 

Comedy club stand-up returns to arts centre (2011-01-25)

Haverhill News

The Monkey Nuts Comedy Club returns to Haverhill Arts Centre this weekend with another three stand-up stars from the UK comedy circuit, Joe Bor, Julian Deane and John Gordillo.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2011-01-25)

Haverhill News

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

 

Retired police chief takes on new community role (2011-01-26)

Haverhill News

A former Haverhill police chief has joined the ranks of Havebury Housing Partnership as its new communities manager.

 

Now you can book your wedding years ahead (2011-01-26)

Haverhill News

From next week, Suffolk Registration Service is lifting the restriction which currently prevents couples from booking registrars more than 12 months in advance of their ceremony.

 

Businesses join forces with police on new scheme (2011-01-26)

Haverhill News

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce and Suffolk police are encouraging businesses to sign up to the Safer Suffolk Foundation membership scheme and help improve the quality of life for people living and workin...

 

Family of soldier killed 55 years ago receive award (2011-01-26)

Haverhill News

The family of Corporal Keith Haylock of Steeple Bumpstead has been awarded the Elizabeth Cross and Memorial Scroll in recognition of his death on active service with The Royal Norfolk Regiment nearly ...

 

Consultation launched on prestige research park (2011-01-27)

Haverhill News

An exhibition today launched public consultation on a plan for the most prestigious site at the entrance to Haverhill.

 

First trawl of knife amnesty yields nearly 1,000 (2011-01-27)

Haverhill News

Just under 1,000 knives and other sharp objects have been deposited in Suffolk’s permanent knife amnesty bins since the Bin A Blade campaign began last month.

 

Police ask residents to be their eyes and ears (2011-01-27)

Haverhill News

Haverhill police are urging residents not to be afraid to contact them if they see anything suspicious.

 

Networkers raise cash for teenage cancer charity (2011-01-28)

Haverhill News

A wine-tasting evening held by a monthly not-for-profit business networking group has raised funds for Teenage Cancer Trust.

 

Mini crime wave breaks the peace and quiet (2011-01-31)

Haverhill News

Haverhill has been hit by a mini crime wave over the past few days, after several very quiet weeks.

 

Place Court online petition up and running (2011-01-31)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Town Council's online petition to save Place Court care home in Haverhill from being sold off is now up and running.

 

Leading entrepreneur shares his secrets (2011-01-31)

Haverhill News

Eighty guests attended the recent bestofhaverhill special evening event at Haverhill Arts Centre with leading UK entrepreneur Nigel Botterill and his 18 Secrets presentation.

 

Business meeting focuses on the What If scenario (2011-01-31)

Haverhill News

A new venture in Haverhill, the Business Continuity Network Directory, is the subject for teh speakers at this week's Menta breakfast meeting in the town.

 

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