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Haverhill Echo archive photo

I have a sneaky suspicion that this photo found in the Echo archive has much to do with Haverhill’s Centre Stage Company.

Lana Sisson before she lost weight

Haverhill slimmer says being vegan is not a barrier to weight loss

A self-confessed food lover has proved that being a vegan is not a barrier to losing weight - and is showing other slimmers how they can do the same.

John Griffiths, the Leader of St Edmundsbury Borough Council. 

Picture by Mark Westley.

Councils, groups and public can help shape new West Suffolk Council wards

Local groups, councils and the public are being asked to help initial work to start to shape the new West Suffolk council ward boundaries.

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.

Jon Adkin worked as an IT manager at a primary school for 26 years but has just gone full time as  a hypnotherapist.
 Picture by Mark Westley

A new chapter begins for a Haverhill hypnotherapist

Having overcome critical health problems, starting a new career after 26 years in the same job is arguably a comparative breeze for Haverhill man Jon Adkin.

The Christmas Maltings building in Camps Road

U-turn on closure of Haverhill GP surgery building

Plans to close the Christmas Maltings surgery in Haverhill town centre look likely to be shelved – providing a deal can be struck with the landlord.

Sue Strong stole almost �88,000 from her employer, Edmolift UK Ltd, in Steeple Bumpstead

Haverhill bookkeeper stole almost £88,000 from Steeple Bumpstead company

A 50-year-old book-keeper from Haverhill, who stole almost £88,000 from a small family run company, has escaped an immediate jail term.

Steven Roach (centre), who plays the Dame, Mother Trott, and Graeme Johnson (right), who plays Baron Hardup, in rehearsal for the Centre Stage Company's new pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk

A production of gigantic proportions for Haverhill drama group

Hapless villains, a dashing young hero and a dame with more double entendres than a Carry On film.

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Firefighters at the scene of the two car collision in Wratting Road, Haverhill, on January 13, 2018. Contributed picture.

Police in Haverhill warn drivers after road closure signs ignored

Police in Haverhill have issued a warning to motorists of the possible consequences when road closure signs at the scene of an accident are ignored.

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School bus driver from Haverhill arrested on suspicion of drug driving

A school minibus driver from Haverhill has been arrested in Cambridge on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs while taking a bus full of children to school.

ATM cash point

Three people robbed of bank cards at Haverhill cashpoints

Police are asking Haverhill residents to protect their card when withdrawing cash from an ATM after three recent distraction robberies at cash machines in Haverhill.

A front view of Peacocks in Haverhill High Street. A planning application has been submitted to turn a disused nightclub on the first floor of the building into flats.

Concerns raised over plans to convert former Haverhill nightclub into flats

Plans to turn what was once a Haverhill town centre nightclub into 14 flats have met with objections from the town council.

HMP Highpoint Prison,  Stradishall.

Carillion worker jailed for smuggling items into Highpoint Prison

A Highpoint Prison contractor’s worker has been jailed after admitting smuggling drugs and a mobile phone into the complex.

A pothole awaiting 'reactive repair' near West Row

Suffolk County Council moves to fill holes in its roads and budget

Suffolk County Council plans to borrow £21 million to resurface and repair the county’s roads over three years.

Dave Dodman by the new fencing in Pakenham Place

Parking now ‘worse than ever’ in Haverhill cul-de-sac after housing association put up fencing

Parking in a Haverhill cul-de-sac is now ‘worse than ever’ after a housing association blocked off an area previously used for parking.

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Haverhill Echo archive photo

Keith Jolly and Rachael Grimmer got in touch after seeing this photo appear in the Echoes of the Past on December 21.

The 1 Accounts team. From left:  Paul Donno, James Revell, Adrian Tonge, Jenni Donno, Grace Orrell and Wayne Horrex.

A first book and continued growth for Haverhill accountancy founder

Multi-award winning Haverhill accountancy firm 1 Accounts Online Ltd has entered its fifth year of business with ambitious growth plans.

Haverhill Family Practice

PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Closure of patient list at Haverhill GP practice was a ‘last resort’

The decision to stop adding more patients to a Haverhill GP practice’s list is not a cause for panic and was only taken to ensure patient safety.

Kerry Logan has moved into a commercial premises in Mill Road, Haverhill after running Crazy Cuts from home for five years and she now has three members of staff; Kerry, far left, is pictured with  Lucie Grocott-Davey, Kristin Jones and Janette Walpole. 
Picture Mark Westley

New salon venture for Haverhill hairdresser

After five years of running a hairdressing business from home, Kerry Logan has taken the bold step of taking over a town centre premises from which to run her salon.

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