Top builders’ merchant signs up for Haverhill Business Park

The UK’s biggest independent builders’ merchant has taken a unit on the new 30-acre Haverhill Business Park.

Tears of joy for one GCSE student at Samuel Ward Academy

Haverhill students do well in GCSEs

Students at Castle Manor Academy in Haverhill are celebrating their highest ever GCSE results today with 62 per cent of students reaching the new threshold of a level 4 in Maths and English.

WELCOMED BACK: Ryan Weaver has agreed to return to Borough after a spell away at rival Rovers

THURLOW NUNN: Borough welcome two former players back into the fold

Ryan Weaver and Ross Elkins have been revealed as Haverhill Borough's latest signings - making their first appearance for the club during a pre-season game against Chatteris Town.

Haverhill Cricket Club

‘Bittersweet’ club record for skipper

Haverhill captain Adam Dellar may have scored a personal as well as club record against Braintree, but losing the game put a ‘dampener’ on it, writes Hannah Dolman.

James Waters and John Griffiths, leaders of Forest Heath District and St Edmundsbury Borough Councils

Public engagement over single council proposals for West Suffolk

Plans for a single council for West Suffolk are moving forward with a draft business case set to be road tested in a public engagement exercise.

Ben Wilkins bowling for Haverhill II who beat Wivenhoe II

Haverhill bottom of table after another narrow loss


James Waters and John Griffiths. Picture Mark Westley.

Next steps agreed for single council plans for West Suffolk

Leading councillors have agreed that plans to create a single council for West Suffolk should be explored.

West Suffolk House

West Suffolk councils to recruit extra staff to prevent and deal with homelessness

Councils in west Suffolk are to recruit extra staff to prevent and deal with homelessness in response to rising numbers as well as major changes to legislation and benefits.

Linton's father and son councillors John and Henry Batchellor

Election win returns Linton’s county seat to Henry’s family

Linton’s father and son councillors John and Henry Batchelor

West Suffolk House, in Bury St Edmunds.' Picture by Mark Westley.

Two become one? St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath look to form single council

St Edmundsbury Borough and Forest Heath District Councils are looking to create a single authority for west Suffolk.

SARS responders celebrate 45th year of service

Medical charity marks 45 years of giving aid

An accident and rescue service celebrated its 45th birthday this week.

Suffolk County Council elections count at Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre on May 5, 2017

RESULTS: County council elections

Voters in Suffolk, once again, showed overwhelming support for the Conservatives in last week’s county council elections.

Lauri Love

Alleged computer hacker given permission to challenge extradition to US

Alleged computer hacker Lauri Love has won permission to challenge his extradition to the United States.

Beckie Egan, John De Luca and Rosalyn Smith will be taking part in the Halstead and Essex Marathon on May 7 to raise funds for the Ben Wragge Skate Park

Trio hope to go the distance for Ben’s skatepark

A number of fund-raising events are due to take place in the coming months in memory of 13-year-old Ben Wragge.

Why not join the women already signed up to take part in this year's Girls Night Out in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care.

Add your bunny ears to St Nicholas Hospice Care’s Girls Night Out

More than 100 women have already signed up for a popular moonlight walk in aid of a vital charity - with organisers appealing for more to join them.

Theresa May

Reaction to Prime Minister Theresa May’s snap General Election

Politicians in the area are giving their reaction to Theresa May’s decision to call a snap General Election on June 8.

Alex Till

Chief executive of MENTA is a finalist for top award

The chief executive of MENTA has been announced as a finalist for a top accolade.

Laura Rawlings, contract manager for community equipment services at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, and Tom Danski and Michael Bryant from Medequip's Bury St Edmunds depot

Over 8,500 NHS items returned in month-long campaign in Suffolk

More than 8,500 community healthcare items have been handed back to the NHS during a month long campaign in Suffolk.

Camps Road, Haverhill'An elderly woman who was walking to church was pushed over and robbed of her handbag by a man aged in his 20s.'''Picture Mark Westley

Woman, 76, describes moment she was targeted by robber as she walked to church

A 76-year-old woman has described the moment she was targeted by a robber who stole her handbag and shoved her into a road as she walked to church.

Feature: St Benedicts School in Bury ST Edmunds''Pictured: Chris Burrell (Long Standing Staff), Jack Ginell (Long Standing Staff and head of 6th Form), Head Kate Pereira and Business Manager Christine'''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

FEATURE: A golden milestone for St Benedict’s Catholic School

Fifty years ago a new secondary school opened in Bury St Edmunds. It had just 89 pupils and part of it was still a building site.

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