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The revelation that Cambridgeshire's local authorities have included a renewal of the railway link to Haverhill among the options in the debate which will lead to their transport strategy plan seems to have come out of the blue to everyone on this side of the border.
Date: Saturday, 18th May 2013
Cambridgeshire has dropped a bombshell by revealing it is considering the renewal of the rail link to Haverhill as part of its transport strategy; Staff and directors from the Castle Partnership raised over £4,000 by their moonride – and overnight charity cycle from London to Cambridge; and Two members of staff at Haverhill Leisure Centre will be taking part in the region’s toughest triathlon in aid of the air ambulance later this month.
Date: Friday, 17th May 2013
Continued development at the west end entrance to the park, view of transformed landscape from the roundabout, a new feature, the parks lake materialises with supporting structure for decking being installed and main access route starts to have its top layer applied.
Date: Wednesday, 15th May 2013
One of Haverhill’s new UKIP Suffolk county councillors has come out in strong support of reviving the rail link between Haverhill and Cambridge; The man who told Haverhill it could not have a pedestrianised High Street has been sacked from Suffolk County Council’s cabinet; and A business networking group is promoting a ‘Buy Local’ week in the town next month.
Date: Tuesday, 14th May 2013
But the future is less clear. Vision 2031, as far as I can see, is not what they initially told us it would be. It is less about creating the future and more about protecting the present.
Date: Sunday, 12th May 2013
View of the parks main and west end entrance, construction of footpath, assess road and drainage at west end, earth excavations and a 270 deg view of the construction site.
Date: Wednesday, 8th May 2013
A special consultation about bringing back the railway has been announced next month for businesses and local authorities, hosted by the town council and the local rail renewal group;
After Thursday’s Suffolk county council elections, the Conservatives’ majority had been cut from 35 seats to just three;
And a vintage mobile cinema will visit Haverhill Market Square next month as part of a regional tour called Archive Alive.
Date: Tuesday, 7th May 2013
Construction of the west end entrance to the research park, pathway being laid through the landscaped area towards rear of the housing development and erection of the parks electrical sub stations enclosure.
Date: Wednesday, 1st May 2013
Councillors agree a watered-down mention of pedestrian improvements to high street plans in Vision 2031 final draft;
Historic trackway should be protected in Havebury’s over 55s development in Withersfield Road; and Residents cram in to hear about Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon finds at the archaeological dig at Hanchet End.
Date: Wednesday, 1st May 2013
Haverhill’s police chief has issued a warning to van drivers in the wake of another series of Thursday night break-ins; There’s a recruitment drive under way for more maths teachers in Suffolk; and How a 24-year-old Haverhill woman is showing young unemployed just what they can achieve.
Date: Tuesday, 30th April 2013
Everyone's fed up with politics, I keep hearing. There's no point to any of it. All the parties are rubbish, all the MPs and councillors are on the make. There's nobody worth voting for.
Date: Saturday, 27th April 2013
Burglars stole seven medals from the home of a British serviceman in Wratting Road on Saturday night; Parents have started a petition to keep a primary school swimming pool open; and How a musician is hoping to revive the Haverhill folk scene which he helped found in the 1980s.
Date: Friday, 26th April 2013
Transformation of housing development landscape, view of the parks entrance, installation of water and gas services and kerb stones being laid.
Date: Wednesday, 24th April 2013
The UK’s leading pet supplies store is aiming to set up a branch in Haverhill, next to B&Q; Haverhill business people unanimously told MP Matthew Hancock this morning they wanted the railway back rather than a guided bus service to Cambridge; and Anyone for Tennis? Haverhill tennis club and Haverhill Leisure Centre are trying to get more people to take up playing the sport after work.
Date: Friday, 19th April 2013
Haverhill’s new Roman Catholic Church has made the final of a regional architectural award; Dodgy Wonka chocolate bars have been seized by trading standards officers from a store in Haverhill; and Staff from Castle Manor Academy are in training for a moonlight cycle ride for charity next month
Date: Tuesday, 16th April 2013
The Department of Health has given St Nicholas Hospice a grant of over £300,000 towards converting the Burton Centre into an outreach centre; An operation as part of a countywide police initiative apprehended two people in Haverhill yesterday; and
A new body took over responsibility for providing health services in Haverhill this month, but still has no plans to provide an X-ray unit here.
Date: Friday, 12th April 2013
Haverhill is not hugely different from any other community in Britain, so it is only reasonable that someone should take up the challenge and analyse the legacy of Margaret Thatcher here.
Date: Friday, 12th April 2013
Police warn retailers after ‘East European’ gang tries a distraction theft from a town centre shop; The town’s MP is to co-host an export trade fair in Haverhill later this month; and Officers dealing with homelessness are asking private tenants to take part in a survey of their experiences
Date: Tuesday, 9th April 2013
It’s been a week of planning matters, which might sound rather boring, but is enough to start a series of hares and get everybody arguing about what is best for Haverhill.
Date: Sunday, 7th April 2013
Protesters about plans to build a 250ft wind turbine near Haverhill bypass descended on a town council meeting this week; Plans for another new church in Haverhill received the go-ahead yesterday despite objections from 45 neighbours; and St Nicholas Hospice says the Burton Centre is ‘far and away’ the best place in Haverhill for its new outreach centre.
Date: Friday, 5th April 2013
Foliage planted to front of the Research Park, ground preparation for Marston's family pub/restaurant, spur connection to mains services for domestic dwellings and ground preparation for housing development
Date: Wednesday, 3rd April 2013
A representative of Gurteens has been talking about the company’s latest ideas for the future of it High Street site;
Town councillors are writing to complain about Suffolk County Council ignoring the wishes of residents on pedestrianisation – and sending a copy to Secretary of State Eric Pickles; and
Scientists have been touring local primary schools as part of Castle Manor’s contribution to a national initiative.
Date: Tuesday, 2nd April 2013
Method of joining and instillation of the parks mains cold water services.
Date: Thursday, 28th March 2013
A man has died after being found lying in the street in Duddery Road in the early hours of Sunday morning; The spate of thefts from cars has continued unabated over the past week, with seven more incidents to add to last week’s four in two hours; and Do you think about other people when you take your children to school or collect them? Police are appealing for more considerate parking from parents.
Date: Tuesday, 26th March 2013
Next week we enter the new financial year, so you will have had a new council tax demand and you will see that it is exactly the same as the last one.
Date: Sunday, 24th March 2013
A ‘cautiously optimistic’ developer offers hopes of Haverhill having a university presence at the research park; Havebury’s big High Street development of flats and new offices opens; and Our poll about Haverhill High Street shows
Date: Friday, 22nd March 2013
A woman scared off two burglars who broke into her house in Burton Close on Friday; A new study of hospital quality has ranked West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust first in the whole country;
A new holiday camp for six and seven-year-olds at Haverhill Leisure Centre is being set up by public demand; and We look at what you have been saying about Haverhill issues in our new feature ‘Sound-Off’
Date: Tuesday, 19th March 2013
Buenos dies. I am the Great Leopardo, world-famous lion-tamer – the greatest in the world and advisor to Suffolk County Council about dealing with wild animals.
Date: Saturday, 16th March 2013
Free car parking is coming to Haverhill next month – but it’s just after 3pm on Fridays. The developer of Haverhill’s new research park at Hanchet End will be talking to town business people about progress so far next week; and Haverhill Golf Course is to be opened to novice golfers through a new membership scheme.
Date: Friday, 15th March 2013
Continued preparation of landscape for domestic property development, installation of telecommunication and broadband service ducts, and preparation of surface to accommodate the relocation of site offices.
Date: Wednesday, 13th March 2013