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Landfill search for missing Corrie to end with no trace found of airman

The search of a landfill site to find Corrie McKeague will finish this afternoon - with no trace found of the missing airman.

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Haverhill man completes mammoth trek inspired by his late dad

Haverhill man completes mammoth trek inspired by his late dad

Blisters, exhaustion, an infected foot and numerous other challenges have been overcome by a Haverhill man who has completed an 800km solo trek to honour his late father’s wishes.

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Freta Cage aged 2  enjoys the Big Day Out in 2015. 
Picture Mark Westley

Plenty of free summer fun to come in Haverhill

The summer programme of Haverhill Town Council’s free events starts next week.

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Council leaders James Waters, left, and  John Griffiths want to recognise the importance of innovation 
Picture Mark Westley

New award marks innovation

The West Suffolk Award for Innovation is new this year to the Bury Free Press Business Awards.

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Jordan Fenner. Picture courtesy of Suffolk Police

Haverhill man’s breach of court order leads to prison term

A Haverhill man who was handed a suspended prison sentence for biting a young boy has been locked up after breaching a court order.

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The Jobcentreplus in Haverhill High Street

Haverhill Jobcentre to relocate

Haverhill’s Jobcentreplus is to close and be relocated in the town centre thanks to an offer made by St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

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Haverhill Heroes Awards Night at Haverhill Arts Centre. 
A Special Award for a Contribution to the Community went to this group for supporting the collection in Haverhill for the Grenfell Tower fire victims. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Haverhill salutes its heroes

Some of the heroes of Haverhill were recognised for their achievements during a ceremony at Haverhill Arts Centre last week.

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Frederick Potter - court

Haverhill knife attack leads to five year prison sentence

A man who subjected a woman to a terrifying ordeal at a house in Haverhill has been jailed for five years.

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Helena (Emma Letcher) receives offers of marriage from four young lords (Billie Allen, Sian Bowyer, Daisy Robson-Baillie and Sarah Norton) in Outspoken Theatre Companys production of Alls Well That Ends Well.

Outdoor Shakespeare production set for Haverhill and nearby villages

A dying king, a scorned wife and an inveterate liar are among the characters visiting venues in and around Haverhill next week in the latest outdoor Shakespeare production by local group Outspoken Theatre Company.

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Haverhill Summer Bash

Pictured: Lisa Mason School of Dance

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Entry fee ‘issues’ fail to impact on the success of Haverhill’s Summer Bash

Despite some negative reaction to introducing a £1 entry fee for the first time, this year’s Haverhill Summer Bash has been deemed a success.

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Tom Lumley performing at the 2016 PimJam music festival

Haverhill music festival returns after becoming an annual event.

A charity music festival in memory of a much-loved Haverhill musician will be returning for its third year at the end of this month – and organisers are promising the best event yet.

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Young Clare footballers score with donation

Young Clare footballers score with donation

Youngsters playing for Clare Town Lions Junior Football have been presented with a set of 10 replica European Championship footballs as part of the Co-op’s nationwide campaign to promote active and healthy lifestyles in local communities.

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Pictured are Clare Bowden of Tesco, members and volunteers of the Leiston Lunch Club,councillors Paula Fox, Maureen Byrne, Jason Crooks, Robert Everitt and Haverhill Mayor David Roach, and Cllr Andrew Bramwell with a key symbolising the transfer of the centre.

A new dawn for Haverhill community centre

St Edmundsbury Borough Council has formally transferred ownership of Leiston Community Centre to the Haverhill Community Trust, the charity which already manages the Haverhill Arts Centre.

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Jane Wood of WS Training hands the 2016 award to Chantele Roffe of  Burys Portcullis Market Access, watched by compare  Paul SInha. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Recognise trainee excellence

Apprentices and trainees are the future of all businesses so it is important they are given the encouragement to do well.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom - April 28, 2016: A modern electric tram pulls out of the railway connection station in Nottingham City centre, with the famous Lace market district in the background.

Boost for Haverhill to Cambridge rail link revival hopes

The long-held dream of reinstating a rail line from Haverhill to Cambridge has taken a huge step forward this week at Westminster.

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Chloe Egan, Emily Egan, Kacper Jozefowicz, Dean Wilding-Smith and Daniela Marques

Party time for Haverhill school leavers

Students at Castle Manor and Samuel Ward academies in Haverhill celebrated their last year in style with prom nights.

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The Haverhill Summer Bash crowd in 2016

More volunteers are needed to save the Haverhill Summer Bash’s future

With this year’s Haverhill Summer Bash almost upon us, the chairman of the event’s organising committee has expressed fears for its future unless more volunteers step forward to help.

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Lewis Fox with his 1st Haverhill Cub of the Year 2017 award

Lewis puts his body on the line for Haverhill Scouts and Guides

Just one week after his ninth birthday a Haverhill schoolboy will be taking on a new, and very physical, challenge to raise money for new Scout and Guide buildings in his home town.

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Operation Ringtone

Police target drivers using mobile phones in Suffolk and Norfolk

As part of a week-long campaign focusing efforts to tackle drivers using mobile phones, officers are appealing to the public to help identify offenders.

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Haverhill Echo archive photo

Haverhill Echo archive photo

At some point in the relatively recent past this photo was used in the Haverhill Echo.

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