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March 2011


More pupils getting into their first choice senior schools (2011-03-01)

Haverhill News

New figures released today show that more students are getting the place of their choice at senior schools in Suffolk.

 

Promote your business without hesitation, repetition or deviation (2011-03-01)

Haverhill News

You may have heard of speed dating, but Haverhill Chamber of Commerce is bringing speed networking to town at an event to be held at Haverhill Golf Club.

 

Business meeting will focus of research park plan reaction (2011-03-01)

Haverhill News

The man who wants to develop Haverhill Research Park will soon be sharing with town businesses the results of the recent consultation he held about the proposal.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2011-03-01)

Haverhill News

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

 

Junior golfer leads the way in boggy conditions (2011-03-01)

Haverhill News

The Men’s IFF Challenge was played at Haverhill Golf Club on Wednesday, February 23, in wet weather, with a reduced field of just 11 competitors.

 

New-style homes provider receives award (2011-03-02)

Haverhill News

A locally-based social enterprise has been given a benchmark award in recognition of its having traded for social and environmental purposes.

 

Cat converter marking sessions a great success (2011-03-02)

Haverhill News

Dozens of truck and van drivers have protected their vehicles from catalytic converter thieves during marking sessions run by Suffolk Constabulary.

 

Discount available on heating engineer courses (2011-03-02)

Haverhill News

Heating engineers can get a discount on OFTEC training courses at West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds booked before the end of April.

 

Computer museum gets boost from Cambridge investors (2011-03-03)

Haverhill News

Funding from two high-profile Cambridge tech businesses will see the computer museum founded in Haverhill on the way to realising its aim of becoming a national attraction - but in Cambridge.

 

Festival of consultation lined up for town next week (2011-03-04)

Haverhill News

Haverhill is set for a week of consultation meetings next week, on subjects as diverse as the town's future development, the cuts to the fire service and local police activity.

 

Over 100 blades given up in Haverhill in first month of knife amnesty (2011-03-04)

Haverhill News

Over 100 knives and sharp objects have been placed in a bin at Haverhill police station as part of Suffolk's knife amnesty in the first month it has been there.

 

Over 100 blades binned in Haverhill first month of knife amnesty (2011-03-04)

Haverhill News

Over 100 knives and sharp objects have been placed in a bin at Haverhill police station as part of Suffolk's knife amnesty in the first month it has been there.

 

Check out if 'Home-made' menu items really are (2011-03-04)

Haverhill News

A recent regional survey carried out by Suffolk Trading Standards on behalf of the East of England Trading Standards Association (EETSA) has revealed that businesses across the county are misleading c...

 

Spate of wing mirror damage leads to police warning (2011-03-07)

Haverhill News

Police are advising motorists who park on the roadside in Haverhill to make sure their wing mirrors are folded in when they leave the vehicle, after a spate of vandalism at the weekend.

 

Curly locks will be sacrificed in memnory of aunt (2011-03-07)

Haverhill News

Haverhill leisure attendant Palesa Hyde will donate ten inches of her hair to help children suffering from hair loss and raise thousands of pounds for cancer research in memory of her aunt.

 

Views sought on new guidelines which will affect town's north-west bypass (2011-03-07)

Haverhill News

New guidelines about developer contributions agreed along with planning permission will probably govern negotiations about the creation of Haverhill's north-west bypass.

 

Jewellers call for scrap gold in £20,000 charity quest (2011-03-08)

Haverhill News

A HAVERHILL jewellers is giving hoarders a golden opportunity to clear out their jewellery boxes and help their local hospice at the same time.

 

The coming week's programme at Haverhill Cineworld (2011-03-08)

Haverhill News

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

 

The journey continues for rebuilding rugby club (2011-03-08)

Haverhill News

FRIENDLY: Haverhill 10 Saffron Walden 7. Match report.

 

Residents up in arms about yobbishness generated around Tesco (2011-03-09)

Haverhill News

Some long-time residents near Haverhill's Tesco store say they no longer want to live there because of the yobbish behaviour it has generated in the area around.

 

Special meeting as part of push for more ideas on libraries (2011-03-09)

Haverhill News

The county councillor responsible for the consultation on the future of Suffolk’s libraries has today called on more people, groups and organisations to come forward with their ideas.

 

Police take action after second spate of damage to cars (2011-03-10)

Haverhill News

Police are asking members of the public in Haverhill to be vigilant after a second spate of criminal damage to cars since the weekend.

 

Deadline approaches for royal wedding street parties (2011-03-10)

Haverhill News

If you want to hold a street party to celebrate the royal wedding next month, you need to move fast to get permission to close the road.

 

Engineering team complete BIT course (2011-03-10)

Haverhill News

A group of ten employees at Machinepart Engineering in Haverhill have successfully completed a Business Improvement Techniques NVQ level two course, delivered in the workplace by West Suffolk College....

 

Poor turnout at chance to protest about fire station cuts (2011-03-11)

Haverhill News

The main consultation meeting in Haverhill about proposed changes to the way the town's fire station is crewed attracted just six members of the public last night.

 

Monthly surgery to be held by local councillors (2011-03-11)

Haverhill News

Cllrs Karen Richardson and Anne Gower will once again be holding their monthly surgery at the Haverhill Library on Saturday, March 19, from 10-12noon.

 

Olympics volunteering project in Suffolk recognised (2011-03-11)

Haverhill News

The County Events Team, a project for volunteers in Suffolk who are inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has been officially recognised by the organisers of the London 2012 Games....

 

Top folk duo head for arts centre (2011-03-11)

Haverhill News

Spiers and Boden, the folk duo at the forefront of the recent folk revival (which has seen the popularity of groups like Mumford and Sons soar) come to Haverhill Arts Centre for a big night out of sho...

 

Plastics factory fire under investigation (2011-03-13)

Haverhill News

A pall of black smoke which drifted across Haverhill on Saturday lunchtime and resulted in warnings to residents to keep windows closed and a brief closure of the bypass came from a fire in Boundary R...

 

Police appeal for witnesses after town centre attack on two women (2011-03-14)

Haverhill News

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen a man who assaulted two women in Empire Yard in Haverhill town centre in the early hours of Saturday.

 

Damage to parked cars gives police new headache (2011-03-14)

Haverhill News

The spate of damage to parked cars in Haverhill continued last week when a corrosive liquid was poured over a red Renault Megane in Eastern Avenue, damaging the paintwork.

 

Collision between car and pedestrian being investigated (2011-03-15)

Haverhill News

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a road accident in Haverhill on Friday.

 

Boss of enterprise agency calls it a day (2011-03-15)

Haverhill News

The man who oversaw the enterprise agency project to convert a Haverhill factory into a business and training centre is to retire at the end of this month.

 

New session planned for catalytic converter marking (2011-03-15)

Haverhill News

Marking sessions for catalytic converters are to continue, with another one being planned in Haverhill next week.

 

The coming week's Haverhill Cineworld programme (2011-03-15)

Haverhill News

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

 

Rugby club's rebuilding work continues (2011-03-15)

Haverhill News

FRIENDLY: Haverhill 26 Braintree 12. Match report.

 

Darragh thwarts fellow Haverhill golfers (2011-03-15)

Haverhill News

The penultimate Winter Alliance Meeting of the season was played on a fast-running course at Diss Golf Club, where three Haverhill players figured in the running with one point splitting the leading t...

 

Council to give research park developers a helping hand (2011-03-16)

Haverhill News

The council is to give a financial helping hand to get a research park up and running in Haverhill.

 

Copying celebrity trekkers without stepping outside leisure centre (2011-03-16)

Haverhill News

Staff and members of Haverhill Leisure Centre are to trek the 100km (62 miles) that celebrities completed in five days during the Comic Relief Desert Trek - but in just one day.

 

Sports awards to be launched by Haverhill Paralympian (2011-03-17)

Haverhill News

Sports Personality of the Year 2010 and Paralympian Caroline Maclean will launch the 2011 St Edmundsbury Sports Awards on Monday.

 

Bands compete in town's big battle (2011-03-17)

Haverhill News

Homegrown talent will be battling it out at Riffed, the Battle of the Bands 2011 on Saturday, March 26, at Haverhill Arts Centre.

 

New drive to beat thieves and robbers (2011-03-17)

Haverhill News

Suffolk police are appealing to the public to take some simple steps to avoid becoming victims of theft and robbery, particularly in relation to mobile phones.

 

Intransigent Haverhill needs public inquiry about high street (2011-03-18)

Haverhill News

Haverhill has proved almost uniquely intransigent over the pedestrianisation of its high street, town centre business people have been told.

 

Lib Dems fear Sizewell has similarities with Fukushima (2011-03-18)

Haverhill News

The policy of storing spent fuel in ponds at the Sizewell nuclear power station in Suffolk, as at the damaged plant in Japan, has been criticised by Liberal Democrat councillors.

 

Free conference about sustainable refurbishment of housing (2011-03-18)

Haverhill News

Anyone involved in the refurbishment of housing can take advantage of a free conference at West Suffolk College about sustainability next month.

 

Majority favours sell-off of council care homes (2011-03-21)

Haverhill News

The consultation about the future of Suffolk 16 residential care homes, including Place Court in Haverhill, has shown more than 50 per cent of people favoured selling them as going concerns.

 

Couple become top lawnmower dealership (2011-03-21)

Haverhill News

A Haverhill couple have celebrated their first anniversary as owners of a lawnmower and garden equipment repair company by becoming the first dealership in the Cambridge area for the number one garden...

 

Latest census details - from 100 years ago (2011-03-21)

Haverhill News

When you fill in your census return on Sunday, you can also find out newly-released family history details from 100 years ago at a drop-in session at Haverhill library.

 

After the brown bin and the blue bin, here's the cash bin (2011-03-21)

Haverhill News

Not satisfied with recycling huge amounts of household waste through its brown and blue bins, St Edmundsbury Council is turning its hand to recycling money.

 

Honours even as youngsters shine in the sun (2011-03-21)

Haverhill News

FRIENDLY: Sawston 19 Haverhill 19. Match report

 

Haverhill Angling Club report (2011-03-21)

Haverhill News

At last the first signs of spring are starting to show after what I must say has been a very cold winter.

 

Parents protest at cuts to school transport subsidy (2011-03-22)

Haverhill News

Haverhill parents who send their children to the Roman Catholic schools in Bury St Edmunds have launched a protest at Suffolk County Council axing the subsidised bus passes they use.

 

MP sees community in action at food bank (2011-03-22)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's MP Matthew Hancock visited the food bank in the town on Friday, which provides food boxes to those in the area who are most in need.

 

Tigers will create fun Sundays for people with disabilities (2011-03-22)

Haverhill News

A new Sunday club for people with physical and learning disabilities has opened at Haverhill Leisure Centre.

 

The coming week's programme at Haverhill Cineworld (2011-03-22)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning Friday, March 25.

 

Golf club captains exit with a special event (2011-03-22)

Haverhill News

Haverhill Golf Club captain David Chapman and outgoing lady captain Sally Price hosted The Captains' Special Event on Sunday, March 20.

 

Second try for shops plan on former Project site (2011-03-23)

Haverhill News

Plans for shops, a fast food restaurant and Wickes builders merchants at the former Project site in Ehringshausen Way, Haverhill, seem to be back on track.

 

Young free runners form into major town group (2011-03-23)

Haverhill News

A group of Haverhill youngsters attended last night's meeting of Haverhill Town Council to tell members about their free running activities in the town, and to ask for support.

 

Man broke boy's nose outside Tesco (2011-03-23)

Haverhill News

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old boy was assaulted by a man outside Tesco in Haverhill and suffered a broken nose.

 

Free products to help conserve home energy (2011-03-23)

Haverhill News

Free home energy efficiency materials are on offer to St Edmundsbury residents at the latest Greener Homes DIY event at Haverhill Arts Centre between 10am and 2pm on Friday, April 1.

 

Fire station cuts 'frightening', says councillor (2011-03-24)

Haverhill News

Changes to crewing at Haverhill Fire Station were described as 'frightening' by a town councillor this week.

 

Paralympian Caroline lauches borough sports awards (2011-03-24)

Haverhill News

Sports Personality of the Year 2010 and Paralympian Caroline Maclean launched the 2011 St Edmundsbury Sports Awards on Monday night.

 

Young Chamber students open a bistro (2011-03-24)

Haverhill News

Students from Haverhill Young Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating the opening of the new Castle Manor Young Chamber Bistro on Tuesday, March 29.

 

New railings for the Pightle in the pipeline (2011-03-24)

Haverhill News

Town councillors have decided not to help fund new railings for The Pightle and Lordscroft Lane.

 

Burglar may have been seen running away (2011-03-25)

Haverhill News

Police are keen to trace a man seen running through the Roman Way estate at around 5.30am yesterday, who may have just burgled a house in Julian Close.

 

Fat chance of helping hospice in a wobbly run (2011-03-25)

Haverhill News

Fund raisers will take time out from a madcap event to pay their respects to those involved in the tragic events in Japan, when they take part in a St Nicholas Hospice Care charity event in Haverhill ...

 

Chamber gains new committee member from college (2011-03-25)

Haverhill News

The vice-principal of West Suffolk College Martyn Wagner has joined the committee of Haverhill Chamber of Commerce.

 

County team launched to combat fly tipping (2011-03-25)

Haverhill News

With National Spring Clean Fortnight beginning next week, a fly tipping response team for Suffolk will officially be launched on Monday.

 

Police to call parents out deal with rowdy youngsters (2011-03-28)

Haverhill News

Parents of teenagers throughout Haverhill could end up getting a phone call from the police if they don’t keep tabs on where they are, particularly on Friday nights.

 

MP welcomes council tax freeze by St Edmundsbury (2011-03-28)

Haverhill News

Haverhill's MP Matthew Hancock has welcomed the news that all councils across the UK have opted to freeze their council tax.

 

Make sure you are registered to vote in May election (2011-03-28)

Haverhill News

With borough and parish elections taking place on Thursday, May 5, St Edmundsbury Borough Council is urging voters in the borough to be ready to have their say.

 

Countywide campaign to beat distraction burglars (2011-03-28)

Haverhill News

The Suffolk Safe and Sound group today launched a week-long distraction burglary campaign with an aim to raise awareness of this type of crime and to prevent residents from becoming victims.

 

Police plea for help to catch car vandals (2011-03-29)

Haverhill News

A continuing spate of vandalism to parked vehicles at the weekends throughout March has led to Haverhill police making a plea for information.

 

Swimmers take on marathon challenge for cancer care (2011-03-29)

Haverhill News

Swimmers from Haverhill will be raising money for Marie Curie Cancer Care on Sunday, April 10, by completing a swimathon at Haverhill Leisure Centre.

 

The coming week's programme at Haverhill Cineworld (2011-03-29)

Haverhill News

Listings of films showing or booking at Haverhill Cineworld for the week beginning Friday, April 1.

 

Mixed hopes that town centre can meet shoppers' aspirations (2011-03-30)

Haverhill News

Shoppers in Haverhill want a better range of non-food shops, but large national chains are unlikely to come to the town - that is the gloomy side of the results of a recent survey.

 

Children help squeeze out the illegal motor-bikers (2011-03-30)

Haverhill News

School children got their hands dirty and wet in the rain today as they planted thorny bushes to try to keep illegal motorbikers off a popular open space in Haverhill.

 

New consultation about high street on the horizon (2011-03-30)

Haverhill News

Another consultation exercise is heading Haverhill's way after the elections in early May - this time about environmental enhancements to High Street.

 

Golfing pair capitalise on opponents' mistake (2011-03-30)

Haverhill News

Joe Davis and Lee Chandler were the winners of the Touchwood Cup, the men’s winter foursomes knockout competition at Haverhill Golf Club.

 

Knife amnesty yields 161 objects in Haverhill (2011-03-31)

Haverhill News

Suffolk’s knife amnesty, Bin A Blade, has completed its two months in Haverhill with 161 knives and sharp objects being handed in.

 

Don't be green about supposedly 'green' products (2011-03-31)

Haverhill News

Research carried out by Suffolk Trading Standards has revealed that some businesses have been using misleading environmentally-focused claims to promote their products and services.

 

Late opening for KFC set for green light despite police objections (2011-03-31)

Haverhill News

Planners are being recommended to allow the KFC restaurant in Haverhill to open until 2am every day of the week despite an objection from the police.

 

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