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Newmarket's Oxfam to shut its town-centre shop after 35 years

21 February 2020
Newmarket's Oxfam to shut its town-centre shop after 35 years

Newmarket's Oxfam to shut its town-centre shop after 35 years

21 February 2020

Newmarket’s oldest charity shop is to close next month after more than three decades in the town.


Iceland set to open a second store in Newmarket

20 February 2020
Iceland set to open a second store in Newmarket

Iceland set to open a second store in Newmarket

20 February 2020

Newmarket Town Council’s planning committee raised no objection to an application by Iceland to open a second store at the former Asda supermarket.


Martin is a man on a mission to get men over 30 to get themselves checked for prostate cancer

12 February 2020
Martin is a man on a mission to get men over 30 to get themselves checked for prostate cancer

Martin is a man on a mission to get men over 30 to get themselves checked for prostate cancer

12 February 2020

A former Newmarket Town footballer who was diagnosed with prostate cancer has appealed to men over 30 to get themselves checked for the disease.


Historic Queensbury Lodge in 'imminent danger of collapse'

10 February 2020
Historic Queensbury Lodge in 'imminent danger of collapse'

Historic Queensbury Lodge in 'imminent danger of collapse'

10 February 2020

Councillors will be asked to give the green light to urgent work at Queensbury Lodge which, they have been told, is ‘in imminent danger of collapse’.


Hughes staff plan to use ‘extra’ day to tackle Newmarket's litter

06 February 2020
Hughes staff plan to use ‘extra’ day to tackle Newmarket's litter

Hughes staff plan to use ‘extra’ day to tackle Newmarket's litter

06 February 2020

Staff from a Newmarket store are looking for volunteers to use the extra day in this Leap Year to do something for the community.


'Danny was a great partner, fantastic dad, brilliant rider': Family pay tribute to speedway star Danny Ayres

06 February 2020
'Danny was a great partner, fantastic dad, brilliant rider': Family pay tribute to speedway star Danny Ayres

'Danny was a great partner, fantastic dad, brilliant rider': Family pay tribute to speedway star Danny Ayres

06 February 2020

Tributes have poured in from all over the country following the death on Saturday of one of the speedway world’s most popular riders.


Newmarket’s All Saints’ Cornerstone project to transform church into community hub is backed

05 February 2020
Newmarket’s All Saints’ Cornerstone project to transform church into community hub is backed

Newmarket’s All Saints’ Cornerstone project to transform church into community hub is backed

05 February 2020

Town councillors have agreed to consider funding part of a £1 million project which would see a parish church transformed into a community hub.


Family to press for new law on cycle helmets

30 January 2020
Family to press for new law on cycle helmets

Family to press for new law on cycle helmets

30 January 2020

Fifteen-year-old Haydn Garrod was not wearing a cycle helmet and suffered major brain injuries after hitting the car’s windscreen.


Rosie’s death ‘breaks my heart every day’

29 January 2020
Rosie’s death ‘breaks my heart every day’

Rosie’s death ‘breaks my heart every day’

29 January 2020

A Soham mother has called for lessons to be learned after a hospital admitted failures in her care before the death of her unborn baby.


Burwell soldier Rob Hayes honoured ten years on

17 January 2020
Burwell soldier Rob Hayes honoured ten years on

Burwell soldier Rob Hayes honoured ten years on

17 January 2020

A rugby match played to mark the tenth anniversary of the death in Afghanistan of a soldier from Burwell has raised £1,200 for charity.


‘Every pupil’s voice is heard’ at top primary school

16 January 2020
‘Every pupil’s voice is heard’ at top primary school

‘Every pupil’s voice is heard’ at top primary school

16 January 2020

A village primary school which has been rated as ‘good’ for 11 years could be upgraded to ‘outstanding’.


Appeal to identify ‘mystery’ soldiers on Newmarket's war memorial

14 January 2020
Appeal to identify ‘mystery’ soldiers on Newmarket's war memorial

Appeal to identify ‘mystery’ soldiers on Newmarket's war memorial

14 January 2020

A local historian has issued a plea for help in completing his mammoth task.


Holiday ends in tragedy as Newmarket pensioner dies in Cyprus hotel blaze

02 January 2020
Holiday ends in tragedy as Newmarket pensioner dies in Cyprus hotel blaze

Holiday ends in tragedy as Newmarket pensioner dies in Cyprus hotel blaze

02 January 2020

A police investigation is under way in Cyprus following the death of a Newmarket woman in a hotel fire.


Community’s generosity overwhelms Exning pre-school

24 December 2019
Community’s generosity overwhelms Exning pre-school

Community’s generosity overwhelms Exning pre-school

24 December 2019

Stepping Stones Pre-School are gearing up to deliver Christmas hampers after their second appeal saw them overwhelmed with donations.


Pupil power earns regional award for Exning Primary School

11 December 2019
Pupil power earns regional award for Exning Primary School

Pupil power earns regional award for Exning Primary School

11 December 2019

Pupils and staff at Exning Primary School have been celebrating after winning a regional title for promoting walking or cycling to school.


Newmarket rallies behind fundraising 24 hour run for schoolgirl Evelina and raises more than £18,000

05 December 2019
Newmarket rallies behind fundraising 24 hour run for schoolgirl Evelina and raises more than £18,000

Newmarket rallies behind fundraising 24 hour run for schoolgirl Evelina and raises more than £18,000

05 December 2019

Ultra marathon runner Ben Blowes has described Saturday’s 24-hour 100-mile charity run as ‘a triumph of the human spirit’.


Disgruntled rail passengers welcome welcome surprise introduction of new trains

04 December 2019
Disgruntled rail passengers welcome welcome surprise introduction of new trains

Disgruntled rail passengers welcome welcome surprise introduction of new trains

04 December 2019

“I thought I was dreaming,” said Sammi Haine, who has commuted into work daily on the old two-carriage 7.52am train from Newmarket.


New hub offering care to people with special needs in Newmarket set to open

02 December 2019
New hub offering care to people with special needs in Newmarket set to open

New hub offering care to people with special needs in Newmarket set to open

02 December 2019

A service offering care and support to people with a wide range of individual special needs is set to open in Newmarket.


Vernon bows out after 35 years as Newmarket's Carols at Tattersalls conductor

22 November 2019
Vernon bows out after 35 years as Newmarket's Carols at Tattersalls conductor

Vernon bows out after 35 years as Newmarket's Carols at Tattersalls conductor

22 November 2019

A familiar face will be missing from this year’s popular Carols at Tattersalls, with conductor Vernon Place handing over the baton.


It’s official: Newmarket butchers makes UK’s best bangers

13 November 2019
It’s official: Newmarket butchers makes UK’s best bangers

It’s official: Newmarket butchers makes UK’s best bangers

13 November 2019

Newmarket sausage producer Powters is celebrating after scooping two top awards in the 2019 UK Sausage Week Awards.