Police appeal after guide dog attacked in Mildenhall

Police are appealing for the owner of a dog that attacked a guide dog in Mildenhall last month to come forward.

Shirley Sprary, holding cakes, with colleagues Helen Gower, Lee Appleyard, Rosie Watson, Linda Maclaughin, Shane Smith and Linda Cole. 
Picture Mark Westley

Shirley clocks up a quarter century

Sainsbury’s in Mildenhall has just celebrated Shirley Sprary’s 25 years service though they have only been in the town for eight years.

Scam alert issued

‘HMRC’ phone scam warning for Mildenhall and Newmarket

Telephone scammers pretending to be from the tax man have been targeting homes in the Newmarket and Mildenhall areas.

Simon and Nicole  Dobbin 
Picture Mark Westley

BBC DIY SOS to help Mildenhall’s Simon Dobbin

A rallying call has gone out from the BBC’s DIY SOS programme for people to help them make injured football fan Simon Dobbin’s Mildenhall home more suitable for his care.

Kc-135 Stratotanker at RAF Mildenhall
Picture: USAF photo

USAF postpones RAF Mildenhall closure

The USAF will stay at RAF Mildenhall for at least two years longer than planned, it was revealed today.

TARGET: Connor Mountain is aiming for a podium finish

Connor targets a podium finish: Fen Tigers duo in riders championship bid, while Jolly concedes defeat in play-off quest

Connor Mountain hopes he can turn a few heads by achieving his mission of getting on the podium at this year’s National League Riders Championship at Leicester.

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Evie Merrett has Tourettes so she and her mum Josephine will do a muddy obstacle course event to raise money for Tourettes Action.

Picture: Mecha Morton

Evie Merrett hopes to raise awareness as well as cash for Tourettes charity

Evie Merrett has turned a fun day out into a fund raiser for a charity that has helped her with a much misunderstood condition.

Men police want to question in connection with a van robbery  in Market Place, Mildenhall, on Friday March 10

Police renew Mildenhall van robbery appeal

Police are renewing their appeal to trace two men captured on CCTV following a theft from a delivery van in Mildenhall.

The former Parkers Mill in Mill Street, Mildenhall, has been converted to apartments but what do you know of its past?

Art project looks at a century in two Mildenhall streets

A community arts project to research 100 years of the buildings in Mildenhall’s High Street and Mill Street has gained funding.

USAF Airmen from the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron celebrate the squadrons centenary  at RAF Mildenhall in front of their RC-135s   (USAF photo by Airman 1st Class Luke Milano)

Doolittle Raid squadron marks its centenary at RAF Mildenhall

The first American squadron to see action in World War One has celebrated its centenary at RAF Mildenhall.

UK Power Networks workers repair power cables in St Catherines Close in Mildenhall after a power surge. 
Picture Mark Westley

UPDATED: Fire crews and UKPN check Mildenhall homes after appliances explode

UK Power Networks contractors spent yesterday repairing a cable fault which cased electrical appliances to explode and smoke.

Kenneth Mockford in his Lynx flight simulator he built in his garden shed

Ex-pilot starts business in Mildenhall with DIY flight simulators

A retired airman has turned flight simulators he and his dad built in his garden shed into a business.

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Mildenhall airman arrested in grooming case

A USAF airman from RAF Mildenhall has been arrested in connection with the alleged grooming of a 12-year-old girl.


Man challenged after walking into Mildenhall home

Police are appealing for information after a resident challenged a man who entered their home in Mildenhall yesterday morning.

Chris Merchant, also known as Blerch

Mildenhall Sainsbury’s backs Blerch Sporting Foundation

The Blerch Sporting Foundation has been chosen by Mildenhall Sainsbury’s customers to be the store’s Local Charity of the Year.

Mildenhall's disappearing zebra crossing in Queensway

The case of Mildenhall’s disappearing zebra

Installing a pedestrian crossing in Mildenhall proved not to be a black and white issue.

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Woman kicked as she fights off bag snatchers in Mildenhall

A woman was kicked in the stomach as she fought off two men trying to steal her bag at the weekend.

Shawn Novell has had to throw out carpets after his home was flooded by a burst water main.
Picture Mark Westley

Fourth flood hits Mildenhall family home

A father says his family needs rehousing after a burst water main meant their home was flooded for the fourth time in two years.

The taxis lined up at West Suffolk Crematorium led by Mark Apicella's restored Passat which he bought off John 'Tilly' Till

Mildenhall taxi tribute to Tilly

Mildenhall’s taxi drivers turned out in force to say the final goodbye to one of their longest serving colleagues.

THRILLER: Speedway action from Mildenhall as Fen Tigers extended their unbeaten home run

Fen Tigers hold on to unbeaten home record in last heat thriller

A stunning last heat decider saw the Mildenhall Fen Tigers maintain their unbeaten home record, whilst inflicting the first defeat of the league season on table topping Eastbourne.

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