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Alison Hayes has spent more than 40 years in journalism - and worked on the Newmarket Journal for all that time. She will help the Journal to mark its 150th year in 2022.

Angry Ant Gary back in the saddle after heart scare

18 May 2024
Angry Ant Gary back in the saddle after heart scare

Angry Ant Gary back in the saddle after heart scare

18 May 2024

Newmarket-based former champion apprentice jockey Gary Bardwell is back in the saddle in a new role after recovering from a heart scare.


Work begins on £755k sewer project to serve new village

17 May 2024
Work begins on £755k sewer project to serve new village

Work begins on £755k sewer project to serve new village

17 May 2024

Anglian Water has started work on a project to install two kilometres of sewer pipes to serve new homes being built just outside a town.


‘Dad spent 12 hours on his own, in pain, dying’: Hospital failed to ‘deliver basic care’ to patient

16 May 2024
‘Dad spent 12 hours on his own, in pain, dying’: Hospital failed to ‘deliver basic care’ to patient

‘Dad spent 12 hours on his own, in pain, dying’: Hospital failed to ‘deliver basic care’ to patient

16 May 2024

A Suffolk coroner has criticised a hospital for failing to provide basic care to a former teacher who subsequently died of heart failure.


Training academy opens to find staff for new NHS diagnostic unit

09 May 2024
Training academy opens to find staff for new NHS diagnostic unit

Training academy opens to find staff for new NHS diagnostic unit

09 May 2024

A training academy, which could provide staff for a new diagnostics unit set to open in a Suffolk town later this year, is now taking applications.


‘We understand the public's frustration’: 50 million litres of water pumped off flooded A14

03 May 2024
‘We understand the public's frustration’: 50 million litres of water pumped off flooded A14

‘We understand the public's frustration’: 50 million litres of water pumped off flooded A14

03 May 2024

Highways engineers have had to pump more than 50 million litres of water from the A14 which has been plagued by flooding since February.


Everybody get up - 90s boy band Five to feature at inaugural music festival

27 April 2024
Everybody get up - 90s boy band Five to feature at inaugural music festival

Everybody get up - 90s boy band Five to feature at inaugural music festival

27 April 2024

Multi-platinum selling 90s boy band Five set to headline music festival this summer.


Former headteacher cleared of professional misconduct

25 April 2024
Former headteacher cleared of professional misconduct

Former headteacher cleared of professional misconduct

25 April 2024

A former Suffolk school headteacher has been cleared of unprofessional conduct after she admitted drinking wine while children were on the premises.


Building firm boss denies fraud charges relating to town flats

24 April 2024
Building firm boss denies fraud charges relating to town flats

Building firm boss denies fraud charges relating to town flats

24 April 2024

A building company director has pleaded not guilty to building certificate fraud charges.


Suffolk church becomes animal-friendly to welcome all creatures great and small

23 April 2024
Suffolk church becomes animal-friendly to welcome all creatures great and small

Suffolk church becomes animal-friendly to welcome all creatures great and small

23 April 2024

A Suffolk church is now officially an animal-friendly church having recently received an award.

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‘A living nightmare’: Man, 32, terrified victims with abusive texts and offensive Facebook messages

19 April 2024
‘A living nightmare’: Man, 32, terrified victims with abusive texts and offensive Facebook messages

‘A living nightmare’: Man, 32, terrified victims with abusive texts and offensive Facebook messages

19 April 2024

A man terrorised his victims, with months of abusive emails, graphic and grossly offensive text messages and Facebook posts, a court has heard.


‘He will leave a huge Ken-shaped hole’: Farewell to former Suffolk racehorse trainer

14 April 2024
‘He will leave a huge Ken-shaped hole’: Farewell to former Suffolk racehorse trainer

‘He will leave a huge Ken-shaped hole’: Farewell to former Suffolk racehorse trainer

14 April 2024

A former racehorse trainer and town publican died after suffering a stroke following discharge from hospital.


Bereaved pensioner’s drains ordeal ‘was like living in the Middle Ages’

11 April 2024
Bereaved pensioner’s drains ordeal ‘was like living in the Middle Ages’

Bereaved pensioner’s drains ordeal ‘was like living in the Middle Ages’

11 April 2024

A pensioner said trying to sort out sewage overflowing from a drain outside her home left her feeling like she was living in the Middle Ages.


Town apprentices in the running for national awards

06 April 2024
Town apprentices in the running for national awards

Town apprentices in the running for national awards

06 April 2024

Two Suffolk apprentices are in the running for national awards.


Tributes paid to former apprentice jockey who died after race fall in Australia

04 April 2024
Tributes paid to former apprentice jockey who died after race fall in Australia

Tributes paid to former apprentice jockey who died after race fall in Australia

04 April 2024

Tributes have been paid to a former Suffolk apprentice jockey who has died in Australia two weeks after being seriously injured in a race fall.


Young woman’s long road to recovery after stroke inspires Suffolk runner’s marathon effort

04 April 2024
Young woman’s long road to recovery after stroke inspires Suffolk runner’s marathon effort

Young woman’s long road to recovery after stroke inspires Suffolk runner’s marathon effort

04 April 2024

A Suffolk runner has been inspired to run Sunday’s Brighton Marathon by the young daughter of a close friend who suffered a stroke.


New outreach health clinic at centre gets £4k of council cash

28 March 2024
New outreach health clinic at centre gets £4k of council cash

New outreach health clinic at centre gets £4k of council cash

28 March 2024

A new outreach clinic is to open in a Suffolk town’s established community hub.


Opening date revealed for town’s new cinema

28 March 2024
Opening date revealed for town’s new cinema

Opening date revealed for town’s new cinema

28 March 2024

Residents of a Suffolk town will have their own cinema from next week for the first time in decades.


Screen time! Town to get long-awaited cinema

07 March 2024
Screen time! Town to get long-awaited cinema

Screen time! Town to get long-awaited cinema

07 March 2024

A Suffolk town’s long-held dream of having its own cinema again is set to become a reality by the end of this month.


Suffolk MP frustrated by minister’s response to gambling debate

02 March 2024
Suffolk MP frustrated by minister’s response to gambling debate

Suffolk MP frustrated by minister’s response to gambling debate

02 March 2024

Newmarket MP Matt Hancock has urged the Government to look again at its plans for affordability checks on gamblers.


The diamond couple whose romance began on a hospital ward

22 February 2024
The diamond couple whose romance began on a hospital ward

The diamond couple whose romance began on a hospital ward

22 February 2024

A romance that began on a hospital ward blossomed into a marriage which for a Suffolk couple has endured for 60 years.