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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.

Johnny, 99, finally gets prize 73 years on from history-making Derby

18 June 2022
Johnny, 99, finally gets prize 73 years on from history-making Derby

Johnny, 99, finally gets prize 73 years on from history-making Derby

18 June 2022

A 99-year-old one-time stable lad has finally been recognised for the part he played in a history-making Derby.


Death-fall man's mum says lessons should be learned

17 June 2022
Death-fall man's mum says lessons should be learned

Death-fall man's mum says lessons should be learned

17 June 2022

A mother whose son died after falling from a second floor window of a pub said what happened to him could have been prevented.


Well-known hotel is up for sale with a guide price of £3m

16 June 2022
Well-known hotel is up for sale with a guide price of £3m

Well-known hotel is up for sale with a guide price of £3m

16 June 2022

The future of a hotel is once again uncertain with its owners saying they have had to put it back on the market after delays to its redevelopment.


Popular work rider and former jockey found hanged at his home, inquest told

08 June 2022
Popular work rider and former jockey found hanged at his home, inquest told

Popular work rider and former jockey found hanged at his home, inquest told

08 June 2022

A former jockey and popular work rider, who was found dead at his home in a town, took his own life, an inquest has concluded.


Remembering Lester and his triumphs on a special Jubilee Derby day

04 June 2022
Remembering Lester and his triumphs on a special Jubilee Derby day

Remembering Lester and his triumphs on a special Jubilee Derby day

04 June 2022

The name of one of horseracing's true greats will be on everyone's lips at the Jubilee Derby, one week after his death.


How the Queen's love of horses sparked a deep connection to Suffolk

03 June 2022
How the Queen's love of horses sparked a deep connection to Suffolk

How the Queen's love of horses sparked a deep connection to Suffolk

03 June 2022

The Queen is undoubtedly the world’s most famous race goer and her undoubted passion for horse racing has led to a long relationship with Suffolk.


Lifetime achievement award for popular butcher Eric

03 June 2022
Lifetime achievement award for popular butcher Eric

Lifetime achievement award for popular butcher Eric

03 June 2022

A popular butcher was among those recognised at Love Newmarket Business Awards.


Huge estate once home to local philanthropist goes on the market for £50million

01 June 2022
Huge estate once home to local philanthropist goes on the market for £50million

Huge estate once home to local philanthropist goes on the market for £50million

01 June 2022

An estate that was once home to a local philanthropist has gone on the market for the first time in over a century with an asking price of £50million.


Councillors agree to press ahead with town museum

27 May 2022
Councillors agree to press ahead with town museum

Councillors agree to press ahead with town museum

27 May 2022

A council agreed to take on the lease of a building which could be a venue for a town museum as well as space for art exhibitions and other events.


Campaigners a step closer to saving rail crossing

26 May 2022
Campaigners a step closer to saving rail crossing

Campaigners a step closer to saving rail crossing

26 May 2022

Campaigners working to save a rail crossing from closure have taken a step closer to victory.


Hundreds say final farewell to fundraiser

25 May 2022
Hundreds say final farewell to fundraiser

Hundreds say final farewell to fundraiser

25 May 2022

Hundreds of mourners have turned out to say goodbye to a popular man who was fond of fundraising.


How this syndicate opens door to racehorse ownership

21 May 2022
How this syndicate opens door to racehorse ownership

How this syndicate opens door to racehorse ownership

21 May 2022

A TV racing presenter and a trainer are part of a new racing syndicate aiming to make racehorse ownership more than just a dream for many.


Former hospital on edge of town to be used as secure home for children

20 May 2022
Former hospital on edge of town to be used as secure home for children

Former hospital on edge of town to be used as secure home for children

20 May 2022

A former mental health hospital is to be redeveloped as a secure home for children with complex needs.


Table for the nation unveiled to mark Jubilee

19 May 2022
Table for the nation unveiled to mark Jubilee

Table for the nation unveiled to mark Jubilee

19 May 2022

The Princess Royal visited Ely Cathedral on Tuesday to unveil a table made from a 5,000-year-old fossilised tree.


Teenager appears in court after corrosive liquid attack

18 May 2022
Teenager appears in court after corrosive liquid attack

Teenager appears in court after corrosive liquid attack

18 May 2022

A teenager has appeared in court accused of spraying a corrosive liquid in to a man's face.


Council will fight homes plan for former school site

14 May 2022
Council will fight homes plan for former school site

Council will fight homes plan for former school site

14 May 2022

Town councillors have lodged a raft of objections to plans to use more than half of a former middle school site for housing.


Unlawful killing verdict given at inquest into mum's death

13 May 2022
Unlawful killing verdict given at inquest into mum's death

Unlawful killing verdict given at inquest into mum's death

13 May 2022

A jury has returned a verdict of unlawful killing and highlighted mistakes made by police during an inquest in to the death of a murdered woman.


Controversial plans for 500-home village move a step closer

13 May 2022
Controversial plans for 500-home village move a step closer

Controversial plans for 500-home village move a step closer

13 May 2022

Construction of a new village just outside a town has moved a step closer with the submission of a detailed planning application.


Nursery gets inadequate rating from inspector

06 May 2022
Nursery gets inadequate rating from inspector

Nursery gets inadequate rating from inspector

06 May 2022

A nursery has received an inadequate rating from Ofsted after its first inspection.


Odds stacked against effort to stop casino plans

06 May 2022
Odds stacked against effort to stop casino plans

Odds stacked against effort to stop casino plans

06 May 2022

Councillors have been left disappointed by West Suffolk Council's decision to grant a gaming licence to a gambling arcade.