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Haverhill Echo archive photo

A Mrs Bunn, of Danbury near Chelmsford, sent us this photo that she had.

The Addis-Wisdom toothbrush machine Haverhill's history groups want to bring home. Note the toothbrush head in the machine on the left waiting for its bristles to be inserted into holes that were drilled on the right.side of the machine

Bid to return toothbrush machine to Haverhill

Goldie Lookin Chain will be joining a stellar line-up for this year's LeeStock Music Festival

Goldie Lookin Chain latest band to be added to LeeStock lineup

LeeStock Music Festival in Long Melford has added a further act to its lineup for the festival at the end of May.

Left to right  Damon and  Neil  and Kane  Saville with the Anapurna H3200i
Picture: Iain Davies

High tech printer at Haverhill family business

A family-owned display graphics company in Haverhill has installed the first example of a new generation of printer in the UK.

A large white poplar tree became part of Storm Doris's trail of damage near West Row

Updated: More than 2,200 Suffolk homes still without power as Doris even turns the taps off

The patching up after Storm Doris continues today with thousands of homes still without power and hundreds of reports of debris on roads and dangerous trees still being reported.

Clements Primary School pupils watch their recreation of the 1666 Great Fire of London

Haverhill school recreates a huge historical event

The most dramatic fire in the history of London was brought back to life by pupils at a Haverhill primary school.

Crime news.

Police appeal after man approaches Haverhill children

A man who twice approached children on their way to school in Haverhill is being sought by police.
Two 12-year-old boys were approached by a man on Tuesday February 21 , between 8.15am and 8.30am in Chalkstone Way.

Lincolnshire Police news.

Arrest made following armed robbery in Great Yeldham

A man has been arrested following an armed robbery in Great Yeldham.

Red powercut markers are covering UK Power Network's live power cut map of Suffolk

Doris turns the lights out for thousands

Thousands of people are without power across Suffolk as engineers struggle to cope with the damage Storm Doris has brought.

Police anfd fire officers inspect the damage after the roof covering on Heron House had blown off. Most of the covering can be seen on top of the black Astra in the picture. Picture by Steve Barton

Haverhill High Street closed after roof covering blows off

Passers by on Haverhill’s High Street had a lucky escape this morning after the roof covering on Heron House was completely blown off.

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Ellis Rudge with his award

Further praise for Haverhill’s ‘hero’ teen

A young teenager who rushed to help an injured boy after a freak accident at a skate park in Haverhill has received a special award.

New number is aiming to support those who experience power cuts in their area

Vulnerable should register for extra power cut help

As Storm Doris hits electricity supplies in Suffolk, MP Matt Hancock has urged the vulnerable to sign up for special power cut help.

Aerial photograph of the Great Wilsey Park development site in red

Controversial plans for Haverhill could get green light

Controversial plans for thousands of homes to the north east of Haverhill could get the go ahead next week.

Council leader John Griffiths spoke against increasing his allowance by �361

St Edmundsbury councillors reject proposal for rise in allowances

St Edmundsbury councillors have rejected a report suggesting increases in allowances.

Sarah Prentice wants to know what will happen to her dad's dementia group at the Jubilee Centre

Suffolk dementia services change leaves users worried about help groups

The charity behind a new Suffolk dementia service has been criticised for failing to keep users informed of what is happening to the existing groups they use.

Storm Doris is likely to cause damage across the east on Thursday

UPDATED: Storm Doris could bring 80mph gusts to East Anglia and Orwell Bridge closure

The Met Office has upgraded its warnings of high winds and heavy rain affecting East Anglia on Thursday while drivers are warned Orwell Bridge may close.

David Nettleton

Bid to cut St Edmundsbury tax increase fails

A last minute move to cut the St Edmundsbury Council Tax increase was thrown out by the full council last night.

Terry Clements when he was made deputy mayor last May

Old hand Terry to be St Edmundsbury’s new mayor

St Edmundsbury’s next mayor will be current deputy mayor Terry Clements, who has been a councillor since 1983.

The Atkinsons Action Horses from the BBC's Poldark

Countdown begins to the Suffolk Show

Organisers of the Suffolk Show are preparing an action-packed programme with some new features for the celebration of the county’s heritage.

If you park like this you are more likely to get a ticket in future

Unanimous vote for St Edmundsbury to take over street parking enforcement

Councillors have backed a plan for St Edmundsbury Borough Council to take over street parking enforcement from the police from 2019.

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