Saturday's local football round-up

All the final-day drama a football supporter could ask for was on show at Julius Martin Lane this afternoon as Soham Town Rangers preserved their Ryman League Division One North status during a seven-goal thriller against Maldon & Tiptree.
The organisers of the 2017 Greene King IPA Sevens tournament are hoping for another bumper crowd off the back of some good weather coupled with another great line-up

International sides lined up for Bury St Edmunds' GK IPA Sevens tournament

Rugby sevens teams from France and Jamaica are set to join sides from both the England and Ireland national squads at this year’s Greene King IPA Rugby Sevens tournament at Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club next month.
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ALL SMILES: Youngsters smile for the camera at the recent Suffolk FA event

New Croft stages county matches

Suffolk FA hosted the last FA Girls’ Regional Advanced Coaching Centre Festival of the season at The New Croft in Haverhill last week.

Tim Coulson has been appointed the new CEO of the Samuel Ward Academy Trust

New CEO announced for Samuel Ward Academy Trust

Respected educationalist Dr Tim Coulson is to become the new chief executive of Samuel Ward Academy Trust.

Neil Kirkham in the centre of the front row when he was shortlisted for Bury Town Council's Citizen of the Year in 2015

Former Suffolk Royal British Legion president from Bury dies

Former Suffolk County president of the Royal British Legion Neil Kirkham has died.

East Anglian Game and Country Fair - 2017

Euston Estate to welcome Game and Country Fair this weekend

The East Anglian Game and Country Fair will take place at the Euston Estate, by permission of the Duke and Duchess of Grafton this weekend.

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JAZZ MATTERS: Weekly jazz round-up for the east (April 21-28)

Chris Ingham previews the best jazz gigs around the region this week (April 21-28)

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Nethergate Brewery. 
Picture Mark Westley

Haverhill Arts Centre to hold inaugural beer festival

The first ever Haverhill Beer Weekend takes place over three days next weekend at Haverhill Arts Centre.

Heidi Ince wants to thank the Ambulance serve after she went into anaphylactic shock and nearly died

Pictured: Heidi Ince with her children Oliver (17), Gracie (8) and Louie (9)

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Haverhill mum who suffered near fatal anaphylactic shock thanks ambulance team who saved her life

A Haverhill mother who suffered a near fatal anaphylactic shock caused by an undiagnosed allergy has praised the swift actions of the paramedic and ambulance crew who saved her life.

LEADING THE WAY: Haverhill captain Adam Dellar

No players leaving is a big plus for Haverhill CC

Heading into his seventh season as captain, Haverhill Cricket Club’s Adam Dellar believes his young overseas-less side can continue to defy the odds by holding their own in the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship’s top division, writes Russell Claydon.

DOUBLE FIGURES: Luke Haines netted his 10th goal of the season for Haverhill Rovers during Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Felixstowe

Two defeats for Rovers on Easter weekend


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Police appeal after girls go missing from Halstead and Braintree

Police appealing for help in finding teenage girls Amy Phillips and Olivia Nicholls-Barr who are missing from their homes in the Halstead area.

Author Roy Brazier has written a new book 'The USAAF in Suffolk'

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Haverhill author’s new book is his ‘biggest yet’

Moving out of his comfort zone has led to Haverhill historian Roy Brazier producing his most ambitious book yet.

Haverhill v Sawston & Babraham - Callum Brunning celebrates getting a wicket for Haverhill. 
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Haverhill want to waste no time in getting points

Haverhill will be desperate to get some early points on the table from their opening match at last year’s strugglers, Hadleigh, writes Russell Claydon.

‘Players deserve all the plaudits’ for Borough’s promotion

‘Players deserve all the plaudits’ for Borough’s promotion

Dave Hardwick insists the Haverhill Borough players deserve all the plaudits after they sealed an historic promotion for the club this week.


Borough wrap up promotion in style


Margaret Barker, Lorraine Smith and Kate Miles preparing for the 'Booby Walk'. 
Picture: Phil Morley

Haverhill woman diagnosed with breast cancer plans ‘Booby walk’ to support hospital

A Haverhill woman is doing a ‘Booby walk’ this weekend for the hospital that treated her.

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REVIEW: The Woman In Black, Theatre Royal Norwich

This spine-tingling ghost story, from a Susan Hill novel, comes with a big reputation for simply scaring its audience half to death. And, judging by last night’s reaction, with several folk letting out great shrieks, it succeeds!

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WELCOME RETURN: British Eventing returns to Horseheath this weekend

Horseheath hosts British Eventing for second year

The Horseheath Horse Trials takes place this weekend in an event which will attract around 600 competitors from across the region and beyond.

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BIG SIGNING: Mildenhall, pictured celebrating a wicket during Saturday's friendly against Cambridge Granta, have secured the services of Tino Best

BREAKING NEWS: Mildenhall pull off Best coup

Former West Indies international Tino Best has signed a deal to play for Mildenhall CC in the East Anglian Premier Cricket League this season.

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