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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.


Newmarket's Martin aims to be star of the show in 2020 London Marathon

12 March 2020
Newmarket's Martin aims to be star of the show in 2020 London Marathon

Newmarket's Martin aims to be star of the show in 2020 London Marathon

12 March 2020

A Newmarket man who ran last year’s London Marathon dressed as a bell will take to the streets of the capital next month decked out as a star.


Double triumph for James at sparkling night for HQ

28 February 2020
Double triumph for James at sparkling night for HQ

Double triumph for James at sparkling night for HQ

28 February 2020

The hard work, dedication and skill of a yearling man who has handled some of the great racehorses has been recognised by the racing industry.


Family of 90-year-old man thank passerby who tried to save his life

27 February 2020
Family of 90-year-old man thank passerby who tried to save his life

Family of 90-year-old man thank passerby who tried to save his life

27 February 2020

The family of an elderly man who died after his car plunged into a pond in Gazeley want to say ‘thank you’ to a passerby who tried to save his life.


Inseparable couple are ‘together and at peace’

27 February 2020
Inseparable couple are ‘together and at peace’

Inseparable couple are ‘together and at peace’

27 February 2020

An elderly man died after his car plunged into a pond less than an hour before his wife of 67 years lost her battle with cancer.


Newmarket firefighter Mick setting off to Australia to help in the aftermath of devastating wildfires

27 February 2020
Newmarket firefighter Mick setting off to Australia to help in the aftermath of devastating wildfires

Newmarket firefighter Mick setting off to Australia to help in the aftermath of devastating wildfires

27 February 2020

Mick Lowther, who has served as an on-call firefighter for 22 years, will be among volunteers from the UK to go to Australia to help.


‘Outstanding’ village school goes to the top of the class

25 February 2020
‘Outstanding’ village school goes to the top of the class

‘Outstanding’ village school goes to the top of the class

25 February 2020

Exning school is the first in Suffolk to get an outstanding rating under new Ofsted guidelines introduced last year.


New chair takes the helm at Newmarket's BID

24 February 2020
New chair takes the helm at Newmarket's BID

New chair takes the helm at Newmarket's BID

24 February 2020

John Morrey, property director at Tattersalls and a board member since the BID was set up in 2016, will replace Di Robertshaw, who stepped down.


Newmarket's historic White Hart Hotel set for facelift

24 February 2020
Newmarket's historic White Hart Hotel set for facelift

Newmarket's historic White Hart Hotel set for facelift

24 February 2020

One of Newmarket High Street’s most popular hostelries closed on Monday for an extensive refurbishment which will bring its bar area bang up to date.