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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.


A Newmarket woman set up charity fund 'Be Wise' in memory of her mum who died from Pancreatic cancer

18 October 2017
A Newmarket woman set up charity fund 'Be Wise' in memory of her mum who died from Pancreatic cancer

A Newmarket woman set up charity fund 'Be Wise' in memory of her mum who died from Pancreatic cancer

18 October 2017

A new fund to support people suffering from pancreatic cancer has been set up by a Red Lodge woman whose mother died in August after a year-long battle with the disease.


Bumper crowds as Burwell carnival raises more than £12,500

23 June 2017
Bumper crowds as Burwell carnival raises more than £12,500

Bumper crowds as Burwell carnival raises more than £12,500

23 June 2017

Sizzling sunshine brought out record crowds for Burwell’s annual carnival on Saturday and the amount raised for local causes – estimated at over £12,500 –could also be the highest ever.


Cricket club hosts dawn to dusk fund-raiser

23 June 2017
Cricket club hosts dawn to dusk fund-raiser

Cricket club hosts dawn to dusk fund-raiser

23 June 2017

A village cricket club has raised more than £9,000 from Sunday’s dawn to dusk tournament described as ‘a test match in a day’.


Popular member of Newmarket Rugby Club dies aged 49

22 June 2017
Popular member of Newmarket Rugby Club dies aged 49

Popular member of Newmarket Rugby Club dies aged 49

22 June 2017

Tributes have been paid to a Kirtling man who died in hospital after collapsing during a nursery school sports day.


Great Get Together marks anniversary of MP’s tragic death

22 June 2017
Great Get Together marks anniversary of MP’s tragic death

Great Get Together marks anniversary of MP’s tragic death

22 June 2017

Saturday’s nationwide Great Get Together, in memory of MP Jo Cox who was murdered in her Yorkshire constituency a year ago, was joined by people from Newmarket who visited a market stall set up by the local branch of the Labour Party.


Fire service advice to Newmarket’s Icewell Hill residents

22 June 2017
Fire service advice to Newmarket’s Icewell Hill residents

Fire service advice to Newmarket’s Icewell Hill residents

22 June 2017

The Fire and Rescue Service has issued advice to people living in Newmarket’s Icewell Hill flats following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in London.


Julie smashes target to boost cancer fund

18 March 2017
Julie smashes target to boost cancer fund

Julie smashes target to boost cancer fund

18 March 2017

A local cancer charity will receive a boost of more than £2,000 after an event organised by a Red Lodge woman.


Grant will help take learning outdoors

18 March 2017
Grant will help take learning outdoors

Grant will help take learning outdoors

18 March 2017

Children at Exning’s Stepping Stones nursery school will be using the natural environment to enhance their early learning thanks to a donation from their local district councillor.


Popular couple celebrate diamond wedding

11 March 2017
Popular couple celebrate diamond wedding

Popular couple celebrate diamond wedding

11 March 2017

A Newmarket couple who have given years of voluntary service to organisations in the town have celebrated their diamond wedding.


United to ease dementia care

05 March 2017
United to ease dementia care

United to ease dementia care

05 March 2017

A Kentford woman studying for a degree in dementia has joined forces with a local voluntary group and a Newmarket supermarket to form an alliance aimed at boosting awareness of the condition and helping people who live with it.


Hunt cheque boost for charities

04 March 2017
Hunt cheque boost for charities

Hunt cheque boost for charities

04 March 2017

More than £2,500 was raised for good causes by members and followers of the Thurlow hounds following a charity meet in Newmarket last month.


Racing mourns former Newmarket trainer John Powney

04 March 2017
Racing mourns former Newmarket trainer John Powney

Racing mourns former Newmarket trainer John Powney

04 March 2017

A funeral service for former Newmarket trainer John Powney, who died last Wednesday, will be held at St Agnes’ Church, Newmarket, on Monday at 12.30pm.


Pets of the year pick up awards

19 February 2017
Pets of the year pick up awards

Pets of the year pick up awards

19 February 2017

Two dogs, a rabbit and a guinea pig were voted winners in a Pet of the Year 2017 competition organised by a Newmarket veterinary practice.


Newmarket youngsters enjoy some animal magic

18 February 2017
Newmarket youngsters enjoy some animal magic

Newmarket youngsters enjoy some animal magic

18 February 2017

Members of the Bill Tutte Club had a hands-on session with guinea pigs at Newmarket Academy’s Animal Welfare Centre during the club’s monthly meeting.


New project for Newmarket’s racing families

18 February 2017
New project for Newmarket’s racing families

New project for Newmarket’s racing families

18 February 2017

Racing Welfare is taking part in a new initiative offering support to families with young children.