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Heavy defeat follows club’s first league victory

Haverhill Rugby Club was unable to record back-to-back wins in the Eastern Counties One Salver, losing 68-10 away to Stowmarket II on Saturday.

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PRESSURE SITUATION: Haverhill Borough have only five games remaining in the season with third-from-bottom Ipswich Wanderers travelling to The New Croft on Saturday. Picture: Mark Westley

Borough manager pleased with players ahead of last five games

‘There’s no one single game that makes the difference to a season, only the hindsight of chances missed.’

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SIGNING COUP: Adam Dellar is delighted to have landed three top players to help them in their promotion bid. Picture: Richard Marsham

Cricket Club land top players to aid bid for promotion

Ahead of their first game of the new season Adam Dellar is still in disbelief about pulling off a triple signing coup ahead of Haverhill Cricket Club’s bid to bounce straight back up.

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Haverhill Breastfeeding Friends at its launch party in the 'Haverhill Fire Station Community Room.'Picture by Mark Westley

A new dawn for burgeoning breastfeeding support group in Haverhill

A Haverhill support group for breastfeeding mums has held its first meeting at its own venue less than five months after its two founders first met.

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Alice Ryan and Samantha Nice celebrate Velvet's award win last night

Velvet and Cambridge Independent win top UK awards

Velvet magazine has been named the best in the UK.

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DELIGHTED: Borough players celebrate after Robson scores. Picture: Clive Pearson

Match Report: Haverhill Borough 1 Hadleigh United 0

Haverhill Borough moved six points clear of relegation rivals Hadleigh United in last night's crucial tie between the two demotion threatened sides.

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A visualisation of how the Strasbourg Square play area will look in the future

Haverhill play areas benefit from a £50,000 revamp

Schoolchildren have played their part in influencing the design of two play areas in Haverhill that are being completely refurbished.

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Lloyds Banks closing Lakenheath and Clare branches

Lloyds Banks yesterday announced its Lakenheath and Clare branches would be among 49 closing across the country.

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Review: Cilla The Musical, Theatre Royal Norwich

Review: Cilla, Theatre Royal Norwich

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MASSIVE RESULT: Borough record a crucial 3-2 win over Histon as relegation battle hits stride. Picture: Mark Westley

Match Report: Haverhill Borough 3 - Histon 2

Haverhill Borough picked up a vital three points in their relegation fight with a deserved and hard fought win over sixth placed Histon.

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West Suffolk House, Bury St Edmunds.' Picture Mark Westley

West Suffolk Councils consider the shape of wards to come

The two west Suffolk councils will next week make the final decision on their representation to the Boundary Commission on future wards.

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WELCOME RETURN: Jaik Mickleburgh returns to Suffolk's fold as their professional, having been in prolific form last season. Picture: Mecha Morton

Suffolk T20 squad to get season under way against Cambridge MCCU

Four Sudbury players are included in the Suffolk squad for Sunday’s T20 double-header versus Cambridge MCCU.
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ALL SMILES: Petra Sebestikova receieved her award from Ed Chamberlin and Michael Owen. Picture: Dan Abraham

Award-winning Petra eager to get back in saddle

Behind the glamour, excitement and celebrations of racedays, aside from the trainers and jockeys there is a legion of stable and stud staff which make it all happen.

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CHAMP: David Egan

Egan keen to follow family’s lead

When it comes to horses, thoroughbred racing is all about bloodlines but lineage can be just as important to the human athletes involved in the sport and Newmarket-based champion apprentice David Egan can boast a right royal racing pedigree.

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Haverhill Echo archive photo

This photo was found in the Echo archive among a group dated 26-4-01.

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NO LETTING UP: George Scott

Scott aiming for plenty more in 2018

Twenty-three winners and a strike rate of 20 per cent in 2017 - it is fair to say that George Scott was extremely satisfied with what was just his second season since going solo in the training ranks.

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TOP SEASON: Michael Gilbert keeps going from strength to strength for the club, recently winning both the Sudbury Fun Run and the Haverhill Cross-Country event. Picture: Andy Howes

Michael runs into first place for five mile Sudbury run

Haverhill Running Club’s Michael Gilbert is racking up the medals this year, with another victory in the 2018 Sudbury Fun Run.

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RECORD BUSTER: Josh Mayhew broke the Thurlow Nunn League record in hat-trick style on the way to a 5-1 win for Stowmarket. Picture: Mecha Morton

Saturday's local football round-up: Stowmarket's Josh Mayhew smashes 25 year goal scoring record

Josh Mayhew has today broken the Thurlow Nunn League's goal scoring record, as he helped Premier Division side Stowmarket Town to a 5-1 victory away to Saffron Walden.
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Sandra Copping receives her Montessorian of the Year Award

Haverhill nursery manager receives national award

The operations manager for the Colourbox Montessori School in Haverhill has expressed her delight at winning the prestigious title of Montessorian of the Year.

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