Allotments in Haverhill are now in the hands of their users following the transfer of them from the council to a newly formed association.
There is fresh hope that Haverhill High Street could be pedestrianised after Cllr Guy McGregor, who was Suffolk County Council cabinet member for roads and transport, was booted off the cabinet in the reshuffle following the elections.
A head sculpture being designed by students of Samuel Ward Academy will be on display in Haverhill town centre in September.
The group that is fighting to keep a Scout campsite open feels they are being ignored by the county association.
Residents of the Abingtons and opponents to the sale of Little Abington Campsite have agreed to unite to bid to buy the site.
Councillor Eric Hicks will be formally elected as Chairman of Uttlesford District Council for 2013/14 at the council’s annual meeting on Tuesday, May 21.
The suggestion of including the revival of the Haverhill railway in the Vision 2031 plans was shot down at last Thursday’s (May 9) Haverhill Area Working Party (HAWP) meeting.
Pedestrianisation of Haverhill High Street has been dropped as a borough council commitment due to it being ‘unviable and undeliverable’.
Haverhill Town Pastors were praised by the town’s mayor at the group’s recent annual general meeting (AGM).
Andrew Fraser won the by-election to become South Cambridgeshire District Councillors for Balsham.
Plans to build a 78 metre high wind turbine near Haverhill will be heard by a committee after objections were raised.
Following our story in this week’s Haverhill Echo, here is the full press release from the town council about its decision to drop a legal challenge
Haverhill has its first United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) county councillors following last Thursday’s (May 2) elections.
Following two rounds of extensive consultation, the public will again be asked to comment on the draft Vision 2031 planning blueprint for the St Edmundsbury district, before they are considered by an independent planning inspector.
The Suffolk Resilience Forum has reported the results of a public consultation on new Sizewell A and B emergency planning proposals.
An exercise referral scheme that helps make physical activity a new way of life for people with health problems has been launched at the Everyone Active Cambourne Fitness and Sports Centre.
The Conservative Party held onto both the Thaxted and Hedingham seats in the Essex County Council elections.
The Conservative Party gained both Linton and Duxford seats of Cambridgeshire County Council while defending their grasp on Sawston, including winning Linton by just one vote.
Two of three Suffolk County Council seats for Haverhill were wrested away from the Conservatives into the hands of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP).
Mary Evans swept to victory in the county council election for Clare with a 502 majority over her nearest challenger, as the Conservatives retained the division.
Tony Brown has been voted in as the new Suffolk County Councillor for Haverhill East & Kedington, becoming the first ever UKIP candidate to represent the ward.
Independent John Lodge has taken the Saffron Walden seat in the county council elections and ousted Tory Robert Chambers.
Counting is getting is underway in the county council elections in the Haverhill Echo circulation area.
This includes wards across three counties of Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.
Keep an eye on our website and Twitter for results
A man who nearly slashed a teenage girl’s face with a knife during a confrontation outside his home has been committed to Crown Court for sentencing.
County council elections are being held across the country today (Thursday, May 2).
Pupils have been urged to take up the offer of free school meals at Castle Manor Academy.
Two more pubs have been listed as ‘community assets’ allowing local groups to bid to purchase them if they come up for sale.
A number of long-serving county councillors in wards covered by the Haverhill Echo will not be standing for re-election when voters go to the polling booths on May 2.
Two Sawston youth movements have benefitted from cash windfalls from South Cambridgeshire District Council (SCDC).
Haverhill’s young people were able to showcase their creativity at a recent event.
A village hall is likely to be among the keys needs for Duxford that will be identified in a consultation that will be funded by a lottery grant.
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Weather for Haverhill
Sunday 19 May 2013
Temperature: 9 C to 18 C
Wind Speed: 15 mph
Wind direction: North
Temperature: 9 C to 15 C
Wind Speed: 18 mph
Wind direction: North