THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE: Paul Grainger joins Team Bury management team

Experienced manager Paul Grainger has been announced as assistant manager at Team Bury.
ALL CHANGE: Mildenhall celebrate winning the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division, which will go up to 24 teams next season

TNL Premier Division clubs face six extra games

The Football Association has released the step five and six allocations for 2017/18, which has confirmed an expansion to 24 teams in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division.

Action from the KBB Suffolk FA Grassroots Festival as Haughley United (black & white stripes) take on Kesgrave Kestrels (blue & white stripes) at Gainsborough Sports Centre in Ipswich on Saturday

Another successful Grassroots Festival

The KBB Suffolk FA Grassroots Festival has once again been hailed a ‘fantastic success’.

Can you tell us anything about this trio who appear to be collecting darts trophies in this photo from yesteryear?

Haverhill Echo archive photo

We don’t think that it would be too brave a step to describe this photo from an Echo of years gone by, discovered in our archive, to be darts related.

Football team has a ball at end of season

Football team has a ball at end of season

Haverhill Rovers youth manager has applauded the performances of the Under-13 squad, who have finished the season on a major high note.

Art exhibitio at Holy Trinity church, Long Melford.                              FL; Colin and Jenny Rutterford with art work.

Could Saint Edmund be buried in Long Melford?

A new theory suggests Saxon king Saint Edmund could be buried under the floor of a chapel in Long Melford.

THREE WICKETS: Andrew Argent

Drenched Haverhill II in soggy away loss


Our forests are tinder dry at the moment so take care

Suffolk Fire Service advice on staying safe in hot weather

With more hot weather forecast for tomorrow, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to take care in the heat.

West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds

West Suffolk Hospital investigates ‘serious incidents’

West Suffolk Hospital is investigating 10 serious incidents reported in March, five relating to norovirus outbreaks, four to patient safety and one to concerns over its blood transfusion service.

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The corn snake found in Haverhill sewage plant

Snake surprise for Haverhill sewers team

Anglian Water technicians are used to finding odd things in the sewers but a metre-long American snake was exceptional.

Castle Manor Academy pupils Tara Hickmott, Jordan Harfield and Jack West on the Community Market in Haverhill on May 20

Haverhill pupils bring animal theme to market

Shoppers were able to enjoy a community market in Haverhill on Saturday as part of the borough council’s Love Your Local Market fortnight celebrations.

Ipswich Crown Court

Ex-prison worker ordered to pay back more than £8,000

A man who took mobile phones into Highpoint Prison in Stradishall while employed as an education worker has been ordered to hand over more than £8,000.

Stock image of lorries queuing up at Haverhill Business Park

Police detain seven migrants in Haverhill

Seven suspected illegal immigrants were detained in Haverhill on Thursday.

Graham Nailor and Nigel Booth with Abbie Tosh who is organising a festival in memory of her brother Arran, pictured below

Smile festival will remember popular member of Haverhill amateur dramatics group

A music festival is to be held in memory of Arran Tosh, a popular member of Haverhill amateur dramatics group The Centre Stage Company, who died days after discovering he had a brain tumour.

Val Woollard, nursing assistant, and Jo Hayward, assistant practitioner, at West Suffolk Hospital with an ECG machine and bladder scanner bought with legacies

Legacies help hospital give best of care

More than £500,000 left in legacies to West Suffolk Hospital last year has funded a variety of state-of-the-art equipment.

SO CLOSE: Haverhill were five overs from a likely win when umpires decided to abandon the match due to poor light. Batsmen Chris Palmer, pictured earlier this season, scored nine runs and took one wicket

Haverhill match called off on brink of key win


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Police news

Police urge residents to keep homes secure after burglaries in villages

Burglars have targeted homes in two villages and stolen a number of items.

TEAM SPIRIT: Haverhill captain Adam Dellar believes his side are starting to show maturity beyond their young years

Haverhill look to build on their ‘moral victory’

Haverhill captain Adam Dellar has blasted the ‘bizarre’ decision to abandon Saturday’s fixture against Mistley with just five overs remaining.

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