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'We will do better' pledges embattled Newmarket nursery

02 November 2017
'We will do better' pledges embattled Newmarket nursery

'We will do better' pledges embattled Newmarket nursery

02 November 2017

The owner of a Newmarket nursery has pledged he and his staff will do everything in their power to improve it in the wake of a second damning report by government inspectors.


Back in the day: Remnants of a bygone age in Newmarket's memorial hall gardens

29 October 2017
Back in the day: Remnants of a bygone age in Newmarket's memorial hall gardens

Back in the day: Remnants of a bygone age in Newmarket's memorial hall gardens

29 October 2017

Barely noticeable in what today is the town’s most popular venue for children and families is evidence of its former life as a successful racing stable.


Newmarket town councillor demands Westminster takes tougher action on travellers

27 October 2017
Newmarket town councillor demands Westminster takes tougher action on travellers

Newmarket town councillor demands Westminster takes tougher action on travellers

27 October 2017

A Newmarket town councillor has called on the government to stand up to what he called the ‘menace and intimidation’ perpetrated on local communities by travellers.


East Cambridgeshire Council paying 'over the odds' for filling up cars

25 October 2017
East Cambridgeshire Council paying 'over the odds' for filling up cars

East Cambridgeshire Council paying 'over the odds' for filling up cars

25 October 2017

A council is wasting thousands of pounds by paying more than the approved mileage rate to staff who use their cars for work, according to a report.


Racing worker tries in vain to save groom

20 October 2017
Racing worker tries in vain to save groom

Racing worker tries in vain to save groom

20 October 2017

A Newmarket racing worker has described how he tried to save the life of a groom believed to have been kicked in the head in the racecourse stables at Kempton Park on Saturday.


Newmarket is promised its best Christmas ever

19 October 2017
Newmarket is promised its best Christmas ever

Newmarket is promised its best Christmas ever

19 October 2017

Newmarket is gearing for its best Christmas ever with the town's retailers and town council joining forces to put on an extravaganza of events set to get underway next month with a switch on of new and extended Christmas illuminations.


Dubai Future Champions’ Education Week: Pupils spend an exciting week learning about town’s famous heritage

18 October 2017
Dubai Future Champions’ Education Week: Pupils spend an exciting week learning about town’s famous heritage

Dubai Future Champions’ Education Week: Pupils spend an exciting week learning about town’s famous heritage

18 October 2017

Nearly 130 pupils from Newmarket Academy took part in a week of activities linked the town’s world-famous thoroughbred racing and breeding industries and its unique history and heritage.


Newmarket care flats get council backing

18 October 2017
Newmarket care flats get council backing

Newmarket care flats get council backing

18 October 2017

Detailed plans for 69 ‘extra care’ apartments for Newmarket have been submitted for planning permission.


Burwell residents gear up to battle homes plan

18 October 2017
Burwell residents gear up to battle homes plan

Burwell residents gear up to battle homes plan

18 October 2017

Burwell residents are fighting yet another planning application for homes which they believe will blight village life.


Waterwitch House: The Newmarket site with a rich racing heritage

15 October 2017
Waterwitch House: The Newmarket site with a rich racing heritage

Waterwitch House: The Newmarket site with a rich racing heritage

15 October 2017

Waterwitch House, which occupies a prominent site at Exeter Road’s junction with Rayes Lane, is certainly not one of Newmarket’s architectural gems.


Education is Festival's champion

13 October 2017
Education is Festival's champion

Education is Festival's champion

13 October 2017

Dubai Future Champions’ racing festival at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile this weekend will not only be celebrating the potential equine stars of the future.


Newmarket's Racing Welfare to help combat loneliness

12 October 2017
Newmarket's Racing Welfare to help combat loneliness

Newmarket's Racing Welfare to help combat loneliness

12 October 2017

A new scheme to help prevent loneliness and social isolation amongst retired racing staff was launched by Newmarket-based charity Racing Welfare this week.


Residents oppose Newmarket footpath closure as Wickes superstore is built

12 October 2017
Residents oppose Newmarket footpath closure as Wickes superstore is built

Residents oppose Newmarket footpath closure as Wickes superstore is built

12 October 2017

The potential closure of a much used Newmarket footpath and cycle way has got residents on the warpath.


Skydiving pals say thanks for lifesaving care

26 March 2017
Skydiving pals say thanks for lifesaving care

Skydiving pals say thanks for lifesaving care

26 March 2017

A teenager who battled testicular cancer is about to take on the second biggest challenge of his life, jumping 15,000ft out of a plane.


Top awards for local trainees

26 March 2017
Top awards for local trainees

Top awards for local trainees

26 March 2017

Two talented apprentices from Burwell and Cheveley have won awards for their outstanding performances at college and at work.


Top marks for new kitchen at Burwell Village College

25 March 2017
Top marks for new kitchen at Burwell Village College

Top marks for new kitchen at Burwell Village College

25 March 2017

Pupils at Burwell Village College primary school are now enjoying meals prepared in a state-of-the-art kitchen built as part of the £5.5 million project to refurbish and extend the school.


Racing charity set to benefit from new company partnership

25 March 2017
Racing charity set to benefit from new company partnership

Racing charity set to benefit from new company partnership

25 March 2017

Newmarket-based Racing Welfare is hoping its new association with a racing rewards scheme will be a winner for the charity.


Aldi steps in with plan for Newmarket store

24 March 2017
Aldi steps in with plan for Newmarket store

Aldi steps in with plan for Newmarket store

24 March 2017

Supermarket chain Aldi has confirmed it wants to open a new store in Newmarket creating 50 new jobs.


Water feature will have to hang on

11 March 2017
Water feature will have to hang on

Water feature will have to hang on

11 March 2017

Newmarket town councillors have accepted they will only be able to ‘patch up’ the popular children’s water feature in the memorial gardens in time for this year’s summer holidays.


Sisters take over running of Newmarket carnival

10 March 2017
Sisters take over running of Newmarket carnival

Sisters take over running of Newmarket carnival

10 March 2017

Newmarket Town Council will not be running the town’s annual carnival this year.