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February 2011


Consultation about town's next 20 years launched (2011-02-01)

Haverhill News

Around 60 people turned up for the first consultation event in the preparation of Haverhill's new Masterplan this morning.

 

Colourful African choir in town for two concerts (2011-02-01)

Haverhill News

A choir of Ugandan children is in Haverhill at the moment, to give a concert in the Old Independent Church this evening and to work with Samuel Ward college students tomorrow and join them for a conce...

 

Knife amnesty has started in Haverhill (2011-02-01)

Haverhill News

Suffolk’s yearlong knife amnesty has come to Haverhill for the next two months.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2011-02-01)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning Friday, February 4.

 

Not as bad as the score suggests for rugby club (2011-02-01)

Haverhill News

GREENE KING EASTERN COUNTIES RUGBY LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Ely 62 Haverhill 5, match report.

 

Golfers battle well despite conditions (2011-02-01)

Haverhill News

The Men’s IFF Challenge was played at Haverhill Golf Club on Wednesday, January 26, and there were some very commendable scores despite the difficult conditions.

 

County officer blasted by town councillors over lollipop axe (2011-02-02)

Haverhill News

Town councillors queued up at their meeting last night to express their disgust at the proposal by Suffolk County Council to axe school crossing patrols.

 

Fearless five in Valentine's leap for charity (2011-02-02)

Haverhill News

Five employees at Tesco in Haverhill are doing something different for Valentine's celebrations this year by taking part in St Nicholas Hospice Care’s adrenalin-pumping bungee jump.

 

Club must do more to get grant for its festival (2011-02-02)

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A Haverhill club is to be called before the town council to explain why it needs a grant of £2,000 for an event which won't take place until 2013.

 

Axeman council cuts petition about its chief executive's pay (2011-02-02)

Haverhill News

A Suffolk resident has written to prime minister David Cameron after a petition to reduce the county council chief executive's pay was withdrawn from council’s website after one day.

 

Freeze likely on large part of council tax (2011-02-03)

Haverhill News

County councillors have agreed a council tax freeze in Suffolk this year.

 

No more floats to see at Kedington Meadowlark (2011-02-03)

Haverhill News

The parade of floats at Kedington's Meadowlark is set to become a thing of the past - the last such parade in the area to disappear.

 

Boom in engineering leads to call for more teachers (2011-02-03)

Haverhill News

A national campaign to get young people into engineering is generating a demand for more people to teach them.

 

MP's meeting draws controversial views about town (2011-02-04)

Haverhill News

Both Queen's Square and the Gurteen complex ought to be demolished to make way for better shops in Haverhill, according to businessmen who spoke at a public meeting this afternoon.

 

Multiple burglar owns up to crimes under new system (2011-02-04)

Haverhill News

An 18-year-old was today jailed for more than two years at Ipswich Crown Court, after admitting carrying out a series of burglaries and thefts in Haverhill in 2009 and 2010.

 

Rotary club hands over more than £3,000 to hospice (2011-02-04)

Haverhill News

After one of their regular Monday meetings, Haverhill and District Rotary Club presented a cheque for £3,207 to St Nicholas Hospice.

 

Labour tries to defeat the lollipop axe (2011-02-04)

Haverhill News

Labour councillors on Suffolk County Council think they can force the Conservative majority to do a U-turn over axing school crossing patrols.

 

Golfers remember past players in tournament (2011-02-04)

Haverhill News

More than 20 senior members of the Haverhill Golf Club took part in a 'Friendly Friday' game in memory of two past players, Tony Wellstead and Ron Matthews.

 

More chances to say what you would like Haverhill to become (2011-02-07)

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People who live and work in Haverhill are being asked to say what sort of place they would like it to be in 20 years' time in a series of open sessions starting at the LEAP Centre on Saturday.

 

Jade didn't win but she had a great time (2011-02-07)

Haverhill News

Local teenager Jade Donno from Sturmer recently sang at the O2 arena in the Grand Final of the national singing competition Open Mic UK 2010.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2011-02-07)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning Friday, February 11.

 

Old Baz rolls up to somewhere he might remember (2011-02-07)

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Aficionados of Radio Four have a treat in store next month as Barry Cryer is back at Haverhill Arts Centre.

 

Good effort by rugby club against top opposition (2011-02-07)

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GREENE KING EASTERN COUNTIES RUGBY LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Haverhill 12 Stowmarket 33, match report.

 

If at first they don't succeed, burglars try again (2011-02-08)

Haverhill News

Police believe the same burglars were responsible for two break-in attempts in the early hours of this morning, one in Kedington and one in Haverhill.

 

Council gets no joy over future arts centre funding (2011-02-08)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Town Council received little re-assurance about the future funding of Haverhill Arts Centre at their meeting this evening.

 

Warning about burglar alarm scam in Suffolk (2011-02-08)

Haverhill News

Following a flurry of complaints, Suffolk Trading Standards are warning residents to be vigilant when opening their doors to companies offering burglar alarms for as little as a pound.

 

Police to run series of courses for motor-cyclists (2011-02-08)

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Suffolk Police are giving motorcyclists across the county an opportunity to improve their skills and become better and safer riders by attending a motorcycle course.

 

Golfer Mary sails on to further success (2011-02-08)

Haverhill News

Mary Sail continued her recent success by winning the Ladies Medal, played at Haverhill Golf Club on Wednesday, February 2, with a score of 97-17-80.

 

Motorist dies as car hits tree (2011-02-09)

Haverhill News

A man died when the car he was driving hit a tree in Withersfield today.

 

Chance to tell council what you think of fire service cuts (2011-02-09)

Haverhill News

Haverhill people have their chance to say what they think about the reductions at Haverhill fire station, during a consultation exercise which starts tomorrow.

 

Chance to tell council what you think of school transport changes (2011-02-09)

Haverhill News

Suffolk residents will soon have their say on a number of proposals relating to home-to-school transport arrangements in the county.

 

Business and police combine to make girls feel safer (2011-02-10)

Haverhill News

Female pupils at two Haverhill schools can feel even safer when out in the town from now on, thanks to Suffolk Constabulary and International Flavours and Fragrances (IFF).

 

Chamber's charity film show raises £1,000 (2011-02-10)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Chamber of Commerce has presented St Nicholas Hospice Care with more than £1,000 raised from its charity film preview of Disney’s new 3D animated film Tangled, this week’s UK number one film...

 

Jet trip could save your romance on Monday (2011-02-10)

Haverhill News

If Valentine's Day catches you out, you can always turn to a local garage for help.

 

Driver who died in Withersfield crash named (2011-02-11)

Haverhill News

Police have today named the man who died in a car crash in Withersfield on Wednesday lunchtime as Brian Trigg, of Gosfield.

 

Look out for road closures on the Chalkstone estate from February 21 (2011-02-11)

Haverhill News

The replacement of speed humps on parts of the Chalkstane estate will see sections of road there closed from time to time over the next six weeks.

 

New-style half-term fun at leisure centre (2011-02-11)

Haverhill News

There is a new-look to the activities being provided for youngsters at Haverhill Leisure Centre for this half-term.

 

Woman helped a stranger, but he helped himself (2011-02-11)

Haverhill News

A woman had her bank cards stolen in Sainsbury's car park yesterday by a man she tried to help.

 

New priority will target youths near Clements shops (2011-02-14)

Haverhill News

Young people congregating near the shops on the Clements estate in Haverhill is the latest issue to be tackled by the town's police-led Safer Neighbourhood Team.

 

Showing some love wins a lovely weekend (2011-02-14)

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Local businesswoman Jan Cavelle from Jan Cavelle Furniture won a weekend for two at Hotel Du Vin as a result of leaving a testimonial for one of her favourite Haverhill businesses, arevolution, as par...

 

Chance to talk to your councillors (2011-02-14)

Haverhill News

Two senior Haverhill councillors, Cllr Karen Richardson and Cllr Anne Gower, will once again be at Haverhill Library from 10-12 noon on Saturday, February 19, so that residents can come and talk to th...

 

Karate club helps women and girls defend themselves (2011-02-14)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill karate club is offering a special new self-defence course for females.

 

New ideas wanted to keep town's youth services running (2011-02-15)

Haverhill News

Anyone interested in running a youth club in Haverhill to make up for the one which Suffolk County Council is axing,will have the chance to put forward their ideas from next week.

 

Leisure centre hosts half-term talent contest (2011-02-15)

Haverhill News

Auditions for a new talent contest for five to 12-year-olds get underway on Monday, February 21, at Haverhill Leisure Centre’s indoor play area Kid City.

 

Would you like to decide on councillors' expenses? (2011-02-15)

Haverhill News

A rare chance has come up for people to help decide how much our councillors should get for expenses.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2011-02-15)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning Friday, February 18.

 

Golfers post excellent scores in medal competition (2011-02-15)

Haverhill News

The Men’s Midweek Medal was played at Haverhill Golf Club on Wednesday, February 9, and some excellent scores were posted.

 

Marking sessions will help beat catalytic converter thieves (2011-02-16)

Haverhill News

Drivers of trucks, vans and 4x4s in Haverhill are being given the chance to protect their vehicles from catalytic converter thieves during marking sessions set up by Suffolk police.

 

Too few councillors to make a meeting (2011-02-16)

Haverhill News

Members of a Haverhill group required to make a presentation to Haverhill town councillors about a grant they applied for turned up last night - but the councillors didn't.

 

Town tip survives cull of county waste recycling centres (2011-02-16)

Haverhill News

The next thing likely to be culled by Suffolk County Council is its waste recycling centres - but Haverhill tip has survived the cut.

 

Teenager aims to become Miss Teen Queen (2011-02-16)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill teenager is aiming to become Miss Teen Queen UK.

 

Businesses asked to help get younger people's opinions on town's future (2011-02-17)

Haverhill News

A council officer has urged local businesses to help get busy, younger people to take part in deciding Haverhill's future.

 

How to be a councillor - first learn to travel (2011-02-17)

Haverhill News

Suffolk is part of a nationwide campaign to get more people to stand for election to local councils, in advance of the May elections.

 

Whacky balloon show kicks off half-term week (2011-02-17)

Haverhill News

There’s a blooming marvellous half-term treat at Haverhill Arts Centre next week with Circo Ridiculoso’s children’s show, The Balloon Gardener, on Monday, February 21, at 2pm

 

County council cuts go through despite mini-rebellion (2011-02-18)

Haverhill News

A mini-rebellion by seven Tory county councillors failed to stem their colleagues' axe-wielding juggernaut at yesterday's budget-setting meeting, as Suffolk's school crossing patrols were axed and fir...

 

New darts league will raise cash for hospice (2011-02-18)

Haverhill News

Leaders of a new charity darts league in Haverhill are hoping to sign up more teams and attract trophy sponsors.

 

MP proves he is getting about on our behalf (2011-02-18)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's MP certainly hasn't been sitting around this week - he has just one a walking competition at the House of Commons.

 

Support and snub for rail renewal enthusiasts (2011-02-18)

Haverhill News

Enthusiasts for reviving Haverhill's railway had good and bad news at their meeting last night.

 

First marking session in battle against the CAT thieves (2011-02-21)

Haverhill News

The first of Suffolk police's catalytic converter marking sessions took place in Haverhill today and had a steady flow of vehicles brought in by businesses and individuals.

 

A whole lot of love flows around Haverhill businesses (2011-02-21)

Haverhill News

Marketing company thebestofhaverhill has been helping to spread the love for local businesses over the past two weeks as part of the ‘14 Days Of Love’ – a national campaign being run by thebestof.

 

Freeze on council tax will cost 300 police jobs (2011-02-21)

Haverhill News

Suffolk Police Authority has today agreed to freeze the police part of council tax at last year’s levels, which will mean reducing its workforce by 300 over the next four years.

 

Public service 'village' to be put together at council offices (2011-02-22)

Haverhill News

A mini public service village is to be created at the council offices in Lower Downs Slade in Haverhill under plans being drawn up by the county and borough councils.

 

Judges join TV Apprentice star at awards night (2011-02-22)

Haverhill News

Judges have been confirmed this week for the prestigious Haverhill Chamber of Commerce Business Awards.

 

Charity quiz night and auction at golf club (2011-02-22)

Haverhill News

A CHARITY quiz night and auction will be held at Haverhill Golf Club on Saturday, in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2011-02-22)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning February 25.

 

Haverhill golfers come through in play-off nailbiter (2011-02-22)

Haverhill News

On Saturday, February 19, the second round of the men’s Mail on Sunday event was played at Haverhill Golf Club against Bury St Edmunds Golf Club.

 

One-off council tax rise will give us independence, say councillors (2011-02-23)

Haverhill News

Town councillors have decided to take 'a window of opportunity' to raise their part of council tax in order to secure the future of Haverhill Arts Centre and possibly also the town's youth provision a...

 

Mother brings school transport plight to council meeting (2011-02-23)

Haverhill News

A mother of a child with special needs brought her plight to her local councillors last night after she heard Suffolk County Council was cutting transport to her daughter's school in Bury St Edmunds.

 

Insurance warning on driving other people's vehicles (2011-02-23)

Haverhill News

Suffolk Police are warning motorists who are driving a vehicle not belonging to them, using their own fully comprehensive insurance, they may no longer be covered to do so.

 

Yes and no - a tale of two funding requests (2011-02-23)

Haverhill News

Two pleas for funding met with two very different responses from Haverhill town councillors yesterday.

 

Effects of Genzyme takeover still not clear (2011-02-24)

Haverhill News

One of Haverhill's most prestigious companies is facing a time of uncertainty after its Amertican parent was bought out by a French multi-national.

 

Special needs transport cuts are a source of shame (2011-02-24)

Haverhill News

Some Haverhill town councillors 'felt ashamed to be living in Suffolk' when they heard about the county's proposal to cut free school transport for children with special needs.

 

Increase in motorists not wearing seatbelts (2011-02-24)

Haverhill News

Nearly 200 motorists were caught not wearing their seatbelt during a week-long speed enforcement campaign in Suffolk between Monday and Sunday, February 14-20.

 

Construction students part of outstanding department (2011-02-24)

Haverhill News

Construction training at West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds, is to be showcased at an ACER (Association of Colleges in the Eastern Region) event in London after the college achieved an exceptional ...

 

Fitness and football feature in new courses (2011-02-25)

Haverhill News

Two exciting new activity projects are about to be launched in Haverhill - Fitness For The Ladies and Footy For The Fellas.

 

Haverhill input in musical show at the Theatre Royal (2011-02-25)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill teacher and a familiar face on the Haverhill stage will both have pivotal roles in a musical production in Bury St Edmunds next month.

 

Chance to help defeat rogue traders (2011-02-25)

Haverhill News

Volunteers across Suffolk are being encouraged to join the Consumer Champion Network, a new initiative created by Suffolk Trading Standards.

 

New partnerships may lead to revival of West Suffolk (2011-02-28)

Haverhill News

Two councils are beginning to share some of their services to save money, and there are signs it could be the start of a revival of the idea of West Suffolk.

 

Police plea for help in catching metal thieves (2011-02-28)

Haverhill News

An increase in metal thefts has led police in Haverhill to make a plea for help from the public to catch the thieves.

 

Genzyme staff bake cakes in aid of unusual sufferers (2011-02-28)

Haverhill News

Staff at Genzyme in Haverhill today carried out a cake bake event to raise awareness for International Rare Disease Day.

 

Chance to find out how you can benefit from the Olympics (2011-02-28)

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Haverhill businesses, schools, sports clubs and community groups have been invited to attend a workshop on how they can make the most of the opportunities that the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic G...

 

Promising start as rugby club looks to the future (2011-02-28)

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FRIENDLY: Haverhill 32 Halstead Templars 5. Match report.

 

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