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Craig Bradshaw is a reporter for both the Newmarket Journal and Suffolk News. Craig began his career after an Essex University course on the Bury Free Press and the Diss Express.

Ex-jockey punched and repeatedly kicked girlfriend, court told

19 October 2021
Ex-jockey punched and repeatedly kicked girlfriend, court told

Ex-jockey punched and repeatedly kicked girlfriend, court told

19 October 2021

A former jockey has been found guilty of attacking his ex-girlfriend in her Suffolk home, where he knocked her to the floor and repeatedly kicked her.


Restaurant celebrates 10 years of thriving trade in town centre

16 October 2021
Restaurant celebrates 10 years of thriving trade in town centre

Restaurant celebrates 10 years of thriving trade in town centre

16 October 2021

A restaurant is celebrating 10 years since it opened its doors through support of a business initiative launched by Newmarket Retailers Association.


Church’s final fund-raising push for renovation project

14 October 2021
Church’s final fund-raising push for renovation project

Church’s final fund-raising push for renovation project

14 October 2021

A church is making an appeal to help it begin phase one of an extensive renovation project.


Woman’s anger over hike in insurance costs due to flood fears

14 October 2021
Woman’s anger over hike in insurance costs due to flood fears

Woman’s anger over hike in insurance costs due to flood fears

14 October 2021

People who live near flood risk areas are being faced with significant price increases when attempting to buy home insurance, a resident has found.


Finding saints and stories beneath the surface of this rarest of habitats

07 October 2021
Finding saints and stories beneath the surface of this rarest of habitats

Finding saints and stories beneath the surface of this rarest of habitats

07 October 2021

Tracing a lucid web of mottled white, silken strands of our region’s chalk stream network have riven the soil for thousands of years.


Fire breaks out at concrete plant

06 October 2021
Fire breaks out at concrete plant

Fire breaks out at concrete plant

06 October 2021

A man is being treated by the ambulance service as six fire crews attend a concrete plant fire.


Duo smash the ‘handcuff-run’ record by hour

06 October 2021
Duo smash the ‘handcuff-run’ record by hour

Duo smash the ‘handcuff-run’ record by hour

06 October 2021

The handcuff-run record has been surpassed by a fantastic fund-raising duo at the London Marathon.


Chess club relaunches

06 October 2021
Chess club relaunches

Chess club relaunches

06 October 2021

A formerly thriving chess club is relaunching and recruiting as it looks to return to league action.


Great British Bake Off star on tour

04 October 2021
Great British Bake Off star on tour

Great British Bake Off star on tour

04 October 2021

Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood to visit Suffolk as part of a live tour next year.


Fire on primary school roof

03 October 2021
Fire on primary school roof

Fire on primary school roof

03 October 2021

Fire crews have attended and dealt with a fire on the roof of a primary school.


Puppy farming fears spark crackdown

02 October 2021
Puppy farming fears spark crackdown

Puppy farming fears spark crackdown

02 October 2021

East Suffolk Council’s Environmental Protection team has been working with Suffolk police to tackle puppy farming in the county.


Car damaged by concrete on a rope

02 October 2021
Car damaged by concrete on a rope

Car damaged by concrete on a rope

02 October 2021

A group of youths have caused significant damage to a vehicle using a lump of concrete attached to a rope.


By-elections see Conservative gains

01 October 2021
By-elections see Conservative gains

By-elections see Conservative gains

01 October 2021

Conservatives have made gains in by-elections over the past week but independents still outnumber other parties in town council.


Communities brew and bake for fund-raiser

01 October 2021
Communities brew and bake for fund-raiser

Communities brew and bake for fund-raiser

01 October 2021

Coffee mornings across the region have been collecting funds for Macmillan.


McDonald's clarifies when its new restaurant will be open

23 September 2021
McDonald's clarifies when its new restaurant will be open

McDonald's clarifies when its new restaurant will be open

23 September 2021

McDonald's confirms that the opening day of its new fast-food restaurant is just weeks away.


Weekly market set for location switch

21 September 2021
Weekly market set for location switch

Weekly market set for location switch

21 September 2021

The council is temporarily moving a market from next Tuesday as it seeks a long-term new location.


Caring couple died together after accidental drug overdose

20 September 2021
Caring couple died together after accidental drug overdose

Caring couple died together after accidental drug overdose

20 September 2021

A Suffolk couple died together in their flat after accidentally overdosing on drugs, an inquest has heard.


Return of food and drink festival sees 10,000 flock to town

14 September 2021
Return of food and drink festival sees 10,000 flock to town

Return of food and drink festival sees 10,000 flock to town

14 September 2021

An annual food festival has made its eagerly anticipated return to the town after a pandemic-imposed absence.


Pumpkin fair is thinking big

14 September 2021
Pumpkin fair is thinking big

Pumpkin fair is thinking big

14 September 2021

Pumpkin fair returns bigger and better than ever after one year hiatus.


Taxi vehicle accessibility survey begins

14 September 2021
Taxi vehicle accessibility survey begins

Taxi vehicle accessibility survey begins

14 September 2021

A survey relating to the wheelchair accessible vehicles clause in the taxi drivers' policy handbook has begun.