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Newmarket town councillors give the go-ahead for clock tower design brief

Newmarket town councillors give the go-ahead for clock tower design brief

Newmarket town councillors give the go-ahead for clock tower design brief

18 January 2018

Town councillors have given their backing to a design project to improve the area around Newmarket’s clock tower.


Tax rise 'not enough' argues Soham town councillor

Tax rise 'not enough' argues Soham town councillor

Tax rise 'not enough' argues Soham town councillor

18 January 2018

A Soham town councillor refused to back a tax rise because the council ‘hasn’t got enough money’ and the increase ‘would not be enough’.


Number plate cameras to check Waitrose car park

Number plate cameras to check Waitrose car park

Number plate cameras to check Waitrose car park

18 January 2018

Waitrose is installing automatic number plate recognition cameras at its Newmarket store because, it says, customers are finding it hard to find spaces.


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

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.


Be Friendly scheme launched by Newmarket's Racing Welfare to help tackle loneliness

Be Friendly scheme launched by Newmarket's Racing Welfare to help tackle loneliness

Be Friendly scheme launched by Newmarket's Racing Welfare to help tackle loneliness

18 January 2018

As the government appointed a minister to help tackle the loneliness suffered by an estimated nine million people across the country, Newmarket-based charity Racing Welfare has launched its own initiative to help racing staff cope with what has been called a ‘social epidemic’.


Councils offer help to companies hit by Carillion collapse

Councils offer help to companies hit by Carillion collapse

Councils offer help to companies hit by Carillion collapse

17 January 2018

Subcontractors and suppliers to the collapsed Carillion construction and services company are being offered support by the West Suffolk councils.


Commuters delayed as diesel tanker crashes off A14 outside Newmarket

Commuters delayed as diesel tanker crashes off A14 outside Newmarket

Commuters delayed as diesel tanker crashes off A14 outside Newmarket

16 January 2018

A diesel tanker crashed off the A14 this morning, spilling thousands of litres of fuel just outside Newmarket.


Newmarket gym club simply bouncing after moving into new premises

Newmarket gym club simply bouncing after moving into new premises

Newmarket gym club simply bouncing after moving into new premises

13 January 2018

Less than six months after the future of Newmarket Gym Club hung in the balance – after it had been told it had to quit its base at the town’s former Scaltback Middle School – its 170 members have been celebrating in their new headquarters.


Get your running shoes on Newmarket: New fitness scheme ready for the off

Get your running shoes on Newmarket: New fitness scheme ready for the off

Get your running shoes on Newmarket: New fitness scheme ready for the off

12 January 2018

The Great Run Local, a popular running initiative aimed at improving community fitness is under starters’ orders in Newmarket.


52-house Fordham development rejected by council

52-house Fordham development rejected by council

52-house Fordham development rejected by council

12 January 2018

A 52-house development in Fordham has been rejected by planners, with one councillor highlighting his concern at the number of homes already given planning permission in the village that haven’t yet been started.


Forum set up for landlords in Newmarket and Mildenhall

Forum set up for landlords in Newmarket and Mildenhall

Forum set up for landlords in Newmarket and Mildenhall

12 January 2018

A new forum for private landlords in the Newmarket and Mildenhall areas is set to have its first meeting at the end of this month.


DIY:SOS showing transformation of Simon Dobbin's house to air at end of year

DIY:SOS showing transformation of Simon Dobbin's house to air at end of year

DIY:SOS showing transformation of Simon Dobbin's house to air at end of year

12 January 2018

The DIY SOS programme featuring the renovation of the Mildenhall home of Simon Dobbin is not likely to air until the end of this year, the BBC have confirmed.


Highways warn on garages for homes proposal

Highways warn on garages for homes proposal

Highways warn on garages for homes proposal

12 January 2018

A group of residents fighting plans to knock down garages for housing have received a boost after the highways authority objected to the proposals.


Snow White arrives at Newmarket Kings Theatre

Snow White arrives at Newmarket Kings Theatre

Snow White arrives at Newmarket Kings Theatre

11 January 2018

Classic fairy-tale Snow White is to cast a spell over Newmarket as Nomads are taking to the Kings Theatre stage tomorrow in their annual pantomime.


Transport secretary signals support for Ely track upgrades

Transport secretary signals support for Ely track upgrades

Transport secretary signals support for Ely track upgrades

11 January 2018

The transport secretary visited Ely railway station today to discuss track upgrades which could see an increase in rail capacity across East Anglia.


Newmarket tourism initiative backed by town council

Newmarket tourism initiative backed by town council

Newmarket tourism initiative backed by town council

11 January 2018

Newmarket Town councillors have agreed to back the town’s tourism initiative to the tune of £5,000 a year for the next three years.


Councillors approve multi-million pound visitor centre and arboretum in Soham

Councillors approve multi-million pound visitor centre and arboretum in Soham

Councillors approve multi-million pound visitor centre and arboretum in Soham

11 January 2018

A multi-million pound visitor centre and arboretum project at Soham’s Barcham Trees creating 40 new jobs, has been given the go-ahead by planners, despite concerns about road safety.


Newmarket cinema feasibility study looked at in detail by district council

Newmarket cinema feasibility study looked at in detail by district council

Newmarket cinema feasibility study looked at in detail by district council

11 January 2018

The report commissioned by Forest Heath District Council into the feasibility of having a cinema in Newmarket has been completed and is now being looked at in detail by the authority.


Floodwater ‘inches from front door’ of Ousden woman

Floodwater ‘inches from front door’ of Ousden woman

Floodwater ‘inches from front door’ of Ousden woman

10 January 2018

An Ousden woman said she was at the end of her tether with the county council as heavy rain left flood water inches from her front door.


Driver of stolen van admits driving offences after A11 police chase

Driver of stolen van admits driving offences after A11 police chase

Driver of stolen van admits driving offences after A11 police chase

09 January 2018

A 28-year-old man has admitted dangerous and drink-driving following a police pursuit on the A11 on Saturday.


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