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Mildenhall is district's 'poor relation'

26 February 2018
Mildenhall is district's 'poor relation'

Mildenhall is district's 'poor relation'

26 February 2018

A sportsman says the time has come to ‘blow the whistle’ on the lack of up-to-date sporting facilities in Mildenhall.


Hidden in woodland is the grave of Jeddah, the 1898 Derby winner

09 February 2018
Hidden in woodland is the grave of Jeddah, the 1898 Derby winner

Hidden in woodland is the grave of Jeddah, the 1898 Derby winner

09 February 2018

Hidden in woodland on the edge of a modern housing development in Kentford is a little bit of horseracing history known now to only a handful of people.


Burwell pre-school where five-year-old was locked alone for two hours closes after Ofsted ruling

19 January 2018
Burwell pre-school where five-year-old was locked alone for two hours closes after Ofsted ruling

Burwell pre-school where five-year-old was locked alone for two hours closes after Ofsted ruling

19 January 2018

A Burwell pre-school closed its doors on Tuesday after Ofsted cancelled the owner’s registration to provide childcare.


Newmarket's Thing-Ma-Bobs to merge with High Street's QD store

18 January 2018
Newmarket's Thing-Ma-Bobs to merge with High Street's QD store

Newmarket's Thing-Ma-Bobs to merge with High Street's QD store

18 January 2018

Two Newmarket discount shops are to merge later this month.


School run time 'would be doubled' if Newmarket's Weatherby foot crossing is closed

04 January 2018
School run time 'would be doubled' if Newmarket's Weatherby foot crossing is closed

School run time 'would be doubled' if Newmarket's Weatherby foot crossing is closed

04 January 2018

Campaigners fighting to keep the Weatherby foot crossing over Newmarket’s railway line open are urging residents to keep up the pressure on Network Rail by continuing to submit objections.


Newmarket man sets sights on Atlantic challenge

04 January 2018
Newmarket man sets sights on Atlantic challenge

Newmarket man sets sights on Atlantic challenge

04 January 2018

Endurance athlete Ben Blowes has set his sights on a new challenge which could eclipse all his previous achievements.


Graham misses lighting-up of Christmas lights display after suspected heart attack

19 December 2017
Graham misses lighting-up of Christmas lights display after suspected heart attack

Graham misses lighting-up of Christmas lights display after suspected heart attack

19 December 2017

The big switch-on of a display of Christmas lights outside a house in Fordham went ahead without the man who had designed and installed them.


Villagers celebrate completion of new hall

18 December 2017
Villagers celebrate completion of new hall

Villagers celebrate completion of new hall

18 December 2017

Kentford and Kennett villagers marked the completion of their long-awaited new village hall with an informal open day on Saturday.


Ex-head teacher entertains Fordham pupils at launch of his first children's book

08 December 2017
Ex-head teacher entertains Fordham pupils at launch of his first children's book

Ex-head teacher entertains Fordham pupils at launch of his first children's book

08 December 2017

Former headteacher Kevin Bullock was back at Fordham Primary School for the launch of his first children’s book.


Our Santa sidelined, claim Newmarket Lions

08 December 2017
Our Santa sidelined, claim Newmarket Lions

Our Santa sidelined, claim Newmarket Lions

08 December 2017

One of Newmarket’s best known fund-raising groups will not be taking part in this weekend’s Winter Wonderland event because, they claim, they have been sidelined by the organisers.


Burwell pre-school owner appeals against Ofsted decision in battle to save nursery

07 December 2017
Burwell pre-school owner appeals against Ofsted decision in battle to save nursery

Burwell pre-school owner appeals against Ofsted decision in battle to save nursery

07 December 2017

The owner of a Burwell Pre-School has vowed to fight an Ofsted decision to cancel her registration after inspectors said she was no longer suitable to provide childcare.


Late night shopping comes back to Newmarket tonight

07 December 2017
Late night shopping comes back to Newmarket tonight

Late night shopping comes back to Newmarket tonight

07 December 2017

Shoppers have waited 10 years for a late night Christmas shopping event in Newmarket – and then two come along in the space of a month.


Residents rally to help prickly patients of Suffolk's hedgehog hospital

01 December 2017
Residents rally to help prickly patients of Suffolk's hedgehog hospital

Residents rally to help prickly patients of Suffolk's hedgehog hospital

01 December 2017

Local animal lovers have rallied round to help provide care for prickly patients at a special hedgehog hospital in Ousden.


Kentford family is being 'torn apart' by Home Office visa delay

24 November 2017
Kentford family is being 'torn apart' by Home Office visa delay

Kentford family is being 'torn apart' by Home Office visa delay

24 November 2017

A Kentford father-of-four said his family was being torn apart by immigration service delays in granting a visa so his Ghanian wife and the mother of his children, can live permanently in the UK.


Celebration in Burwell as power plant plan is dropped

23 November 2017
Celebration in Burwell as power plant plan is dropped

Celebration in Burwell as power plant plan is dropped

23 November 2017

Campaigners in Burwell have given a cautious welcome to new plans for a power storage facility in the village after controversial proposals for a huge gas power plant were withdrawn.


Former stablelad creates charity Christmas card

23 November 2017
Former stablelad creates charity Christmas card

Former stablelad creates charity Christmas card

23 November 2017

A former stablelad, now a successful artist, has created a scene from racing’s past for this year’s Injured Jockeys’ Fund Christmas card.


Newmarket Town Band stalwart Stuart dies after long illness

15 November 2017
Newmarket Town Band stalwart Stuart dies after long illness

Newmarket Town Band stalwart Stuart dies after long illness

15 November 2017

A packed congregation is expected at All Saints’ Church, Newmarket, on Thursday (November 23) when family and friends gather to say farewell to popular Newmarket Town Band member Stuart Cawkwell, who has died.


Sophie's fund gets £5,000 boost in final fundraiser for Exning schoolgirl

12 November 2017
Sophie's fund gets £5,000 boost in final fundraiser for Exning schoolgirl

Sophie's fund gets £5,000 boost in final fundraiser for Exning schoolgirl

12 November 2017

Saturday’s final Christmas Fair to be held in memory of Exning schoolgirl Sophie Bell who died as the result of a brain tumour has boosted the fund set up in her name to £95,000.


Objectors gear up to fight closure of Newmarket level crossing

10 November 2017
Objectors gear up to fight closure of Newmarket level crossing

Objectors gear up to fight closure of Newmarket level crossing

10 November 2017

Campaigners fighting Network Rail’s plan to close a railway crossing in Newmarket will get the chance to put their case when a public inquiry opens on February 13.


Kennett split over 500-home development plan

03 November 2017
Kennett split over 500-home development plan

Kennett split over 500-home development plan

03 November 2017

Plans for a 500-home development in Kennett have caused a rift between residents.