Velvet and Cambridge Independent win top UK awards

Velvet magazine has been named the best in the UK.

Lloyds Bank

Lloyds Banks closing Lakenheath and Clare branches

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

Gary Atyes, Abbeycroft Leisure

Leisure guru Gary knows the value of health in the workplace

Abbeycroft Leisure has sites from Bury St Edmunds to Newmarket, Felixstowe to Cambridge and it keeps Gary Atyes on his toes.

Simon Rush (left) and Sam Potter will cycle 100 miles a day, for six days, to fund-raise for the MNDA.

Haverhill shop staff will ‘cycle’ hundreds of miles for charity

Two men from Haverhill are planning to cycle 100 miles a day for six days without moving an inch.

Matt Hancock MP addresses the Haverhill Skils Forum

Haverhill Skills Forum strengthens links between businesses and education

An interactive event aimed at strengthening future links between education and employment in Haverhill has been hailed a success.

The Woodlands Hotel and Indian Restaurant, in Coupals Road, Sturmer, is now boarded up. Picture: Steve Barton

Uncertain future for boarded-up hotel

Another well-known business that served the people of Haverhill now stands empty and boarded up and facing an uncertain future after the closure of the Woodlands Hotel and Indian Restaurant.

Two Counties Business Exhibition

Digital in the spotlight at Two Counties Business Exhibition

Digital marketing is one of the highlights of the Two Counties Business Exhibition being staged in Newmarket today.
Anglian Water

Union accuses Anglian Water of’ trying to provoke strike’ over pensions

Britain’s biggest union has accused Anglian Water of trying to provoke a strike by refusing to go to Acas in a dispute over pension changes.

Two Counties Business Exhibition

Business show on course for success

Newmarket’s Rowley Mile racecourse is used to welcoming champion thoroughbreds but later this week it will be playing host to an exhibition aiming to make sure local businesses are winners.

Pieres Flowers, Joseph Webster-Davids and Bethany Cowling, apprentices at Fiscale in Haverhill, pictured during National Apprenticeship Week in 2017. ''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Haverhill event will raise awareness of apprenticeship opportunities

An event designed at shining a spotlight on apprenticeship opportunities in Haverhill will take place next week.

Phil Stittle, director of business development at West Suffolk College  with gloves on ready for the competition to start alongside members of the apprenticeship team  and college students.

Apprenticeship challenge puts Haverhill up against Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket

Haverhill has been pitched against Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket in a race to see which town can create 100 new apprentices.

Chief executive of Northamptonshire Chamber, Paul Griffiths

Win £10,000 at Northamptonshire Business Awards

Businesses in the county are being given the chance to win thousands of pounds at the inaugural Northamptonshire Business Awards.


Planning application submitted for Stansted Airport

Uttlesford District Council has received a planning application submitted by the

Manchester Airports Group for development at Stansted Airport.

A1307 crossroad signposted Bartlow, The Camps for the left turn and Linton for the right turn   PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Mapping out the future of the A1307

A public consultation has been launched for a raft of proposals that, if implemented, would result in the transformation of much of the A1307 between Haverhill and Cambridge.

John Korchak

Almost one quarter of new businesses formed in 2017 in St Edmundsbury are in Haverhill

Figures just published show that almost one quarter of all new companies formed in the borough of St Edmundsbury in 2017 are in Haverhill.

Left to right From left:  Derek Brown, owner, DB Sheetmetals,  Alex Lancashire, IC Lighting Ltd, Cllr Alaric Pugh, Portfolio Holder for Planning and Growth,      Oliver Ingwall King, Energy Advisor, St Edmundsbury Borough Council Caroline Law, Chief Executive Officer, DB Sheetmetals. Picture by Andy Abbott

Haverhill’s energy efficiency upgrade makes them a leading light

A pioneering West Suffolk scheme to support local businesses be greener and save money has helped a Haverhill company and reduce costs.


Hard work pays off after new management consultancy launches

A Steeple Bumpstead man has realised a personal ambition and proved that hard work really does pay off after launching his own management consultancy business.

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has launched his own app

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock launches his own app

West Suffolk MP, Matt Hancock has broken new ground in UK politics by launching his own smartphone app.

Matt Garnham, manager of the Haverhill branch of Saffron Building Society

Haverhill building society is a four-time award winner

Saffron Building Society, with an established branch in Haverhill, has won a quartet of ‘savings awards’ at three national financial services awards.

Business people mingle at the first MENTA Coffee Means Business, at Baythorne Hall. Picture by Natalie Sharp

Business networking event near Haverhill makes a strong debut

More than 20 business people attended MENTA’s first Coffee Means Business at Baythorne Hall, near Haverhill.

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