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Chippenham’s ‘test match in a day’ runs in more than £10,000

Chippenham’s ‘test match in a day’ runs in more than £10,000

Chippenham’s ‘test match in a day’ runs in more than £10,000

14 September 2017

A village cricket club has raised nearly £11,000 from a dusk to dawn tournament described as a test match in a day. Chippenham Cricket Club organised the event back in June setting out to raise money for its project to build a new pavilion, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) which funds research into Type 1 diabetes.


Travellers clean-up will cost Newmarket taxpayers thousands of pounds

Travellers clean-up will cost Newmarket taxpayers thousands of pounds

Travellers clean-up will cost Newmarket taxpayers thousands of pounds

14 September 2017

Travellers finally left their illegal camp at Newmarket’s St Felix Middle School after a county council and police operation which is likely to cost local taxpayers up to £10,000. This will include the clearing up of rubble and rubbish left by the travellers during the week they were on the land. Councillor Tony Goldson, cabinet member for health at Suffolk County Council, said: “It is too early to know the full cost to the council of the recent encampment in Newmarket.


Green fanged spiders invade Newmarket homes

Green fanged spiders invade Newmarket homes

Green fanged spiders invade Newmarket homes

14 September 2017

Homes in Newmarket have been infested with one of the UK’s biggest spiders.


Go behind the scenes at Newmarket’s Open Weekend

Go behind the scenes at Newmarket’s Open Weekend

Go behind the scenes at Newmarket’s Open Weekend

14 September 2017

After the excitement of the Tour of Britain, Newmarket is gearing up for another big weekend when it will be welcoming visitors from all over the country to its popular annual open weekend.


Burwell residents gear up to pull the plug on power plant proposal

Burwell residents gear up to pull the plug on power plant proposal

Burwell residents gear up to pull the plug on power plant proposal

14 September 2017

Residents in Burwell are mobilising to form an action group to fight plans for a gas power plant in the village which they believe will blight their lives.


Art project looks at a century in two Mildenhall streets

Art project looks at a century in two Mildenhall streets

Art project looks at a century in two Mildenhall streets

13 September 2017

A community arts project to research 100 years of the buildings in Mildenhall’s High Street and Mill Street has gained funding.


Diamond ring stolen from elderly Lakenheath woman

Diamond ring stolen from elderly Lakenheath woman

Diamond ring stolen from elderly Lakenheath woman

12 September 2017

Police are hunting a woman in connection with the theft of a diamond ring from an elderly woman on Saturday.


Nature lovers dip into swamp day

Nature lovers dip into swamp day

Nature lovers dip into swamp day

09 September 2017

More than 400 people were given a rare insight into nature at the weekend as Pauline’s Swamp celebrated its second open day.


Mums hope for park bench in loving memory of Rachel

Mums hope for park bench in loving memory of Rachel

Mums hope for park bench in loving memory of Rachel

09 September 2017

A group of mums are hoping to install a new park bench in memory of their friend who died recently, aged 30.


Airmen dig in for Red Lodge RAF veteran

Airmen dig in for Red Lodge RAF veteran

Airmen dig in for Red Lodge RAF veteran

09 September 2017

USAF airmen from RAF Mildenhall have rallied round to help a former Spitfire pilot who was their base’s RAF commander for two years.


UPDATED: Travellers leave Newmarket school field

UPDATED: Travellers leave Newmarket school field

UPDATED: Travellers leave Newmarket school field

08 September 2017

Dozens of travellers who set up camp on the former St Felix Middle School site in Newmarket have now started to leave.


Residents appealing for traffic calming

Residents appealing for traffic calming

Residents appealing for traffic calming

08 September 2017

Residents of Newmarket’s Fitzroy Street have made an impassioned plea for safety measures to be installed to protect residents and pedestrian from speeding traffic.


Hatchfield Farm plan returns to Secretary of State

Hatchfield Farm plan returns to Secretary of State

Hatchfield Farm plan returns to Secretary of State

07 September 2017

An appeal against controversial plans for 400 new homes in Newmarket has been rejected, with the decision now being referred back to The Secretary of State.


Newmarket’s Heath Court Hotel staff enjoy a day at the races to celebrate their long service

Newmarket’s Heath Court Hotel staff enjoy a day at the races to celebrate their long service

Newmarket’s Heath Court Hotel staff enjoy a day at the races to celebrate their long service

07 September 2017

Long-serving staff at the Heath Court Hotel in Newmarket enjoyed a day at the races in recognition of their loyalty.


West Row celebrates its village hall’s 10th birthday

West Row celebrates its village hall’s 10th birthday

West Row celebrates its village hall’s 10th birthday

06 September 2017

West Row had a 10th birthday party for its village hall on Saturday.


UPDATED: Permission granted to run West Row Moto-cross track for longer

UPDATED: Permission granted to run West Row Moto-cross track for longer

UPDATED: Permission granted to run West Row Moto-cross track for longer

06 September 2017

An application to allow the motocross track at West Row to open longer and for 52 more days a year was approved by councillors last night.


Air pistol lands dad in jail

Air pistol lands dad in jail

Air pistol lands dad in jail

01 September 2017

A father-of-10 who took an air pistol into a pub has been jailed for six months.


The Racing Centre rides to the rescue of Newmarket Gym Club

The Racing Centre rides to the rescue of Newmarket Gym Club

The Racing Centre rides to the rescue of Newmarket Gym Club

31 August 2017

The future of a popular sports club, which was under threat after its 170 members were told they had to leave their current base at the former Scaltback Middle School, has been assured thanks to the town’s Racing Centre.


BMW coupe stolen in Holywell Row burglary

BMW coupe stolen in Holywell Row burglary

BMW coupe stolen in Holywell Row burglary

31 August 2017

Police are appealing to the public for information after a Black BMW 435i Gran Coupe was taken during a burglary from an address in The Street, Holywell Row, near Mildenhall.


Doolittle Raid squadron marks its centenary at RAF Mildenhall

Doolittle Raid squadron marks its centenary at RAF Mildenhall

Doolittle Raid squadron marks its centenary at RAF Mildenhall

31 August 2017

The first American squadron to see action in World War One has celebrated its centenary at RAF Mildenhall.


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