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Trees for the chop after close shave

02 October 2020
Trees for the chop after close shave

Trees for the chop after close shave

02 October 2020

Urgent work is to be carried out on a belt of trees after one crashed to the ground in last week's high winds narrowly missing homes.


Wheels ready to spin with skate park set to open

24 August 2020
Wheels ready to spin with skate park set to open

Wheels ready to spin with skate park set to open

24 August 2020

A new £150,000 skate park will be up and running by the end of the month marking a triumph for the teenagers who led the project.


Scout leader and former newsagent David dies at 76

21 August 2020
Scout leader and former newsagent David dies at 76

Scout leader and former newsagent David dies at 76

21 August 2020

The funeral service for a former newsagent will be held at the church which he could see from his shop window for most of his working life.


Four star luxury hotel back open for business

20 August 2020
Four star luxury hotel back open for business

Four star luxury hotel back open for business

20 August 2020

A luxury four-star hotel has re-opened its restaurant, bar and terrace for business following months in lockdown.


New chapter is beckoning for popular curate

17 August 2020
New chapter is beckoning for popular curate

New chapter is beckoning for popular curate

17 August 2020

Parishioners will be saying farewell to their assistant curate at the end of the month as he is set to start a new role as priest-in-charge.


Remembering a survivor of a forgotten wartime tragedy

16 August 2020
Remembering a survivor of a forgotten wartime tragedy

Remembering a survivor of a forgotten wartime tragedy

16 August 2020

The ordeal suffered by British prisoners-of-war aboard the Japanese troopship Lisbon Maru in 1942 is a little-known story of cruelty and courage.


Challenge for Newmarket's Joel as he steps out in father’s footsteps

23 June 2020
Challenge for Newmarket's Joel as he steps out in father’s footsteps

Challenge for Newmarket's Joel as he steps out in father’s footsteps

23 June 2020

The nine-year-old son of endurance athlete Ben Blowes looks set to follow in his father’s footsteps after completing a virtual marathon.


Soham rail plan ‘pushed through in lockdown’ claim

18 June 2020
Soham rail plan ‘pushed through in lockdown’ claim

Soham rail plan ‘pushed through in lockdown’ claim

18 June 2020

A council has been accused of preventing public discussion of plans for a new station which, it's claimed, could cause a risk of flooding.


Gemma finds WW2 grenade hidden in grandad’s garage

01 June 2020
Gemma finds WW2 grenade hidden in grandad’s garage

Gemma finds WW2 grenade hidden in grandad’s garage

01 June 2020

A Newmarket woman found more than she bargained for when she went into her late grandfather’s garage in search of a drill.


Newmarket group helping to make neighbourhood safer 10 years on

21 May 2020
Newmarket group helping to make neighbourhood safer 10 years on

Newmarket group helping to make neighbourhood safer 10 years on

21 May 2020

The founder of what may have been the first online Neighbourhood Watch in the UK is celebrating its tenth anniversary today.


Kennett schoolboy Alex, 11, joins London Marathon challenge to raise money for charity

20 May 2020
Kennett schoolboy Alex, 11, joins London Marathon challenge to raise money for charity

Kennett schoolboy Alex, 11, joins London Marathon challenge to raise money for charity

20 May 2020

A schoolboy from Kennett has joined the London Marathon 2.6 challenge which aims to raise money for the many charities which lost out on millions.


Care homes in and around Newmarket buck national coronavirus trend

30 April 2020
Care homes in and around Newmarket buck national coronavirus trend

Care homes in and around Newmarket buck national coronavirus trend

30 April 2020

With deaths from coronavirus in care homes nationally set to exceed those in hospitals, residents in local homes have so far escaped the disease.


Animal Heath Trust overwhelmed with offers of donations since it announced it was on the brink of closure

07 April 2020
Animal Heath Trust overwhelmed with offers of donations since it announced it was on the brink of closure

Animal Heath Trust overwhelmed with offers of donations since it announced it was on the brink of closure

07 April 2020

The Animal Health Trust has been overwhelmed by offers of donations since it announced that it was on the brink of closure.


Newmarket youngsters plan a surprise thank you for NHS workers

06 April 2020
Newmarket youngsters plan a surprise thank you for NHS workers

Newmarket youngsters plan a surprise thank you for NHS workers

06 April 2020

Ella Fisher, 12, and brother Cameron, 10, wanted to say thank you to people who have worked round the clock to treat those affected by the disease.


Newmarket runner Martin’s a star turn with 6.7k viewers

03 April 2020
Newmarket runner Martin’s a star turn with 6.7k viewers

Newmarket runner Martin’s a star turn with 6.7k viewers

03 April 2020

A Newmarket runner who planned to compete in the London Marathon dressed as a star has instead become the star of his own live show on Facebook.


Village school must improve in all areas

01 April 2020
Village school must improve in all areas

Village school must improve in all areas

01 April 2020

Pupils at a village school are not achieving because staff lack knowledge of the subjects they teach, Ofsted inspectors have reported.


Newmarket mum raises more than £3,000 for counselling charity Petals

26 March 2020
Newmarket mum raises more than £3,000 for counselling charity Petals

Newmarket mum raises more than £3,000 for counselling charity Petals

26 March 2020

A Newmarket mother whose baby son was stillborn a year ago has marked his birthday by raising funds for a baby loss counselling charity.


Volunteer group steps up to help out villagers

23 March 2020
Volunteer group steps up to help out villagers

Volunteer group steps up to help out villagers

23 March 2020

A group of volunteers in Wickhambroook is doing its best to help older and more vulnerable people in the village cope during the current crisis


‘We’re going to need stoicism that we showed in the war’

19 March 2020
‘We’re going to need stoicism that we showed in the war’

‘We’re going to need stoicism that we showed in the war’

19 March 2020

In villages around Newmarket, residents and parish councils are already working on measures to help their more vulnerable residents.


Coronavirus drive-through testing in place at Newmarket Hospital

12 March 2020
Coronavirus drive-through testing in place at Newmarket Hospital

Coronavirus drive-through testing in place at Newmarket Hospital

12 March 2020

To have a test at the new drive-through, patients must be referred by the telephone service NHS 111.


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