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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.


Burwell nursery which was threatened with closure earns 'good' Ofsted rating

13 November 2019
Burwell nursery which was threatened with closure earns 'good' Ofsted rating

Burwell nursery which was threatened with closure earns 'good' Ofsted rating

13 November 2019

The Spring Montessori, at Burwell, was in crisis after a previous owner was struck off by the government inspection agency.


Newmarket's soapbox derby on track for second year

05 November 2019
Newmarket's soapbox derby on track for second year

Newmarket's soapbox derby on track for second year

05 November 2019

The success of Newmarket’s first soapbox derby was underlined when final accounts for the event were revealed to town councillors.


Village's forgotten war heroes honoured at last

04 November 2019
Village's forgotten war heroes honoured at last

Village's forgotten war heroes honoured at last

04 November 2019

Seventy-four years after the end of World War Two, the names of three soldiers who died in the conflict have finally been added to a memorial.


Call for upgrade of bus services to ‘let down’ villages surrounding Newmarket

23 October 2019
Call for upgrade of bus services to ‘let down’ villages surrounding Newmarket

Call for upgrade of bus services to ‘let down’ villages surrounding Newmarket

23 October 2019

A campaign for a better bus service for villagers living between Newmarket and Cambridge has been launched.


Newmarket's voluntary befriending service brings friendship to two ex-soldiers

18 October 2019
Newmarket's voluntary befriending service brings friendship to two ex-soldiers

Newmarket's voluntary befriending service brings friendship to two ex-soldiers

18 October 2019

Newmarket’s voluntary befriending service aims to provide company for elderly people who find it hard to get out and about.


Friends raise cash to help the family of biker injured in motorbike crash at Fiveways roundabout

08 October 2019
Friends raise cash to help the family of biker injured in motorbike crash at Fiveways roundabout

Friends raise cash to help the family of biker injured in motorbike crash at Fiveways roundabout

08 October 2019

Wayne Watson, 56, was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital after he was knocked off his motorbike just off the Fiveways roundabout


Cuts to Newmarket's children's centre branded 'immoral'

27 August 2019
Cuts to Newmarket's children's centre branded 'immoral'

Cuts to Newmarket's children's centre branded 'immoral'

27 August 2019

Opposition is growing to plans to cut the opening hours of a children’s centre which one mother has described as ‘central to her survival’.


Mildenhall's bikers help raise charity cash for Cancer Research UK

21 August 2019
Mildenhall's bikers help raise charity cash for Cancer Research UK

Mildenhall's bikers help raise charity cash for Cancer Research UK

21 August 2019

Up to 80 bikers turned up at a Mildenhall pub for the town’s first motorbike show for 12 years.


Double blow for Newmarket as Tindalls Newsagents and Claire’s Accessories close

12 August 2019
Double blow for Newmarket as Tindalls Newsagents and Claire’s Accessories close

Double blow for Newmarket as Tindalls Newsagents and Claire’s Accessories close

12 August 2019

About 30 members of staff have lost their jobs at Tindalls Newsagents, a fixture in the High Street for 132 years.


Carnival fun curtailed as rain stops play at Newmarket’s big event

12 July 2019
Carnival fun curtailed as rain stops play at Newmarket’s big event

Carnival fun curtailed as rain stops play at Newmarket’s big event

12 July 2019

See who the trophy winners were


Newmarket Colour Fun run sees festival collect £4,000 to help good causes in and around the town

11 July 2019
Newmarket Colour Fun run sees festival collect £4,000 to help good causes in and around the town

Newmarket Colour Fun run sees festival collect £4,000 to help good causes in and around the town

11 July 2019

It’s been called the happiest 5,000 metres on the planet and Newmarket’s Colour Fun run on Sunday lived up to it’s billing.


Soham playgroup's 'role model' staff praised in Ofsted report

10 July 2019
Soham playgroup's 'role model' staff praised in Ofsted report

Soham playgroup's 'role model' staff praised in Ofsted report

10 July 2019

Staff at a Soham playgroup have been praised as excellent role models for the children in their care by an Ofsted inspector.


Villagers gearing up to fight 1700 acre solar farm close to Newmarket

08 July 2019
Villagers gearing up to fight 1700 acre solar farm close to Newmarket

Villagers gearing up to fight 1700 acre solar farm close to Newmarket

08 July 2019

Opponents have warned that the scale of the project could lead to its downfall and devastating consequences for the area.


Newmarket's month-long Festival of Music and Arts starts today and there's nearly 50 events you can go to

01 July 2019
Newmarket's month-long Festival of Music and Arts starts today and there's nearly 50 events you can go to

Newmarket's month-long Festival of Music and Arts starts today and there's nearly 50 events you can go to

01 July 2019

Newmarket’s month-long Festival of Music and Art gets under way today with nearly 50 events in a programme which promises something for everyone.


Newmarket Jigsaw Festival organiser 'flabbergasted' at lengths puzzlers will go to compete

27 June 2019
Newmarket Jigsaw Festival organiser 'flabbergasted' at lengths puzzlers will go to compete

Newmarket Jigsaw Festival organiser 'flabbergasted' at lengths puzzlers will go to compete

27 June 2019

Organiser Janet Ramsay-Helie said jigsaw fans had come to the event at St Mary’s Church from all over the UK and from Europe.


New drug saves Hayley: Teenage leukaemia patient in remission after whirlwind of treatment

18 June 2019
New drug saves Hayley: Teenage leukaemia patient in remission after whirlwind of treatment

New drug saves Hayley: Teenage leukaemia patient in remission after whirlwind of treatment

18 June 2019

A 19-year-old Newmarket student who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukaemia is clear of the disease.


End of an era for town newsagents as shop is sold

05 June 2019
End of an era for town newsagents as shop is sold

End of an era for town newsagents as shop is sold

05 June 2019

One of Newmarket’s oldest shops has changed hands bringing to an end nearly 60 years of family ownership.


Project aims to turn former pub into arts centre for town

04 June 2019
Project aims to turn former pub into arts centre for town

Project aims to turn former pub into arts centre for town

04 June 2019

An ambitious project to turn Newmarket’s former Palomino pub into an arts centre has been revealed to town councillors


Head steps in to turn failing school around

13 May 2019
Head steps in to turn failing school around

Head steps in to turn failing school around

13 May 2019

A primary school which was rated as outstanding now requires improvement after a ‘period of turbulence’, says an Ofsted inspector.