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'Large scale' solar farm in Soham gets green light

21 January 2019
'Large scale' solar farm in Soham gets green light

'Large scale' solar farm in Soham gets green light

21 January 2019

A major new solar farm in Soham could help power 9,000 houses after £600,000 funding was given the green light


Spotlight on combined authority spending

11 December 2018
Spotlight on combined authority spending

Spotlight on combined authority spending

11 December 2018

The spending of the combined authority will come under even greater scrutiny with an external review


Next stop Haverhill?

15 November 2018
Next stop Haverhill?

Next stop Haverhill?

15 November 2018

Haverhill could become a destination for the Cambridge Metro service


Fordham says yes to new neighbourhood plan

09 November 2018
Fordham says yes to new neighbourhood plan

Fordham says yes to new neighbourhood plan

09 November 2018

Fordham has given the green light to a new neighbourhood plan


'Huge' payout to former Cambridgeshire and Peterborough boss agreed without board's say so

29 October 2018
'Huge' payout to former Cambridgeshire and Peterborough boss agreed without board's say so

'Huge' payout to former Cambridgeshire and Peterborough boss agreed without board's say so

29 October 2018

A “huge” £94,500 financial settlement was agreed for a combined authority boss who resigned his post, despite no one on the board being consulted


£94k severance payment for combined authority chief executive revealed

26 October 2018
£94k severance payment for combined authority chief executive revealed

£94k severance payment for combined authority chief executive revealed

26 October 2018

The former chief executive of the combined authority was paid £94,500 when he left the job, despite not serving out any notice period


Land should be put to community use, say councillors

11 September 2015
Land should be put to community use, say councillors

Land should be put to community use, say councillors

11 September 2015

Calls have been made for a park or play area to be built on land that a developer wants to turn into housing.


Hundreds salute Queen with Haverhill fireworks display

10 September 2015
Hundreds salute Queen with Haverhill fireworks display

Hundreds salute Queen with Haverhill fireworks display

10 September 2015

Hundreds turned out for a fireworks display celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s record as longest serving UK monarch.


New Haverhill nursery opens its doors

07 September 2015
New Haverhill nursery opens its doors

New Haverhill nursery opens its doors

07 September 2015

A new nursery has opened its doors in Haverhill today.


Haverhill mum thanks skaters for helping son

29 August 2015
Haverhill mum thanks skaters for helping son

Haverhill mum thanks skaters for helping son

29 August 2015

A Haverhill mum has thanked local skaters after they stepped in to help her son after an injury just before his birthday.


Education can benefit from integration

28 August 2015
Education can benefit from integration

Education can benefit from integration

28 August 2015

There needs to be closer integration between the public and private sector if young people are to be given a better chance of employment.


Befriending Scheme says goodbye to Marilyn after fifteen years

28 August 2015
Befriending Scheme says goodbye to Marilyn after fifteen years

Befriending Scheme says goodbye to Marilyn after fifteen years

28 August 2015

The Befriending Scheme in Haverhill is saying goodbye to a friend and colleague after 15 years.


VIDEO: Better access needed for disabled people in town

27 August 2015
VIDEO: Better access needed for disabled people in town

VIDEO: Better access needed for disabled people in town

27 August 2015

A teenaged wheelchair user is drawing attention to the obstacles in the town centre and has called for better access to local amenities.


Climbers reach Breithorn summit for Haverhill charity

26 August 2015
Climbers reach Breithorn summit for Haverhill charity

Climbers reach Breithorn summit for Haverhill charity

26 August 2015

Darryl Ashford-Smith, from Great Yeldham, has reached the summit of the Breithorn in the Swiss Alps.


Parents critical of police’s handling of disabled son

22 August 2015
Parents critical of police’s handling of disabled son

Parents critical of police’s handling of disabled son

22 August 2015

The parents of a teenager born with serious physical and mental problems, have criticised the police’s handling of an incident involving their son.


Clements Post Office move confirmed

21 August 2015
Clements Post Office move confirmed

Clements Post Office move confirmed

21 August 2015

A new location has been announced for the Clements Post Office in Haverhill when the existing premises shuts its doors in September.


Tributes to man killed in Haverhill house fire

21 August 2015
Tributes to man killed in Haverhill house fire

Tributes to man killed in Haverhill house fire

21 August 2015

The family of a man killed in a house fire have paid tribute to him and thanked local residents and emergency services for their efforts to save him.


Strong GCSE results at Castle Manor Academy

20 August 2015
Strong GCSE results at Castle Manor Academy

Strong GCSE results at Castle Manor Academy

20 August 2015

Year 11 students at Castle Manor Academy are celebrating as they collect their GCSE results today (August 20).


UPDATE: Police investigate as Haverhill GP is suspended from practice

18 August 2015
UPDATE: Police investigate as Haverhill GP is suspended from practice

UPDATE: Police investigate as Haverhill GP is suspended from practice

18 August 2015

Police are investigating after a Haverhill doctor was suspended from practice over allegations made by a member of the public.


Shop not yet a done deal say councillors

16 August 2015
Shop not yet a done deal say councillors

Shop not yet a done deal say councillors

16 August 2015

Poundstretcher ‘not a done deal’ warn councillors