Wade in to support Lark restoration work in Mildenhall

A group dedicated to restoring the River Lark is holding an event to recruit Mildenhall volunteers on Saturday.

COMFORTABLE WIN: Stowmarket celebrate one of their four goals against Brantham. Picture: Mecha Morton

Saturday's local football round-up

A debutant made a big impression on his first Bury Town appearance, a Stowmarket Town striker took two steps closer to breaking a goalscoring record and Newmarket Town pulled off a shock win on a snowy afternoon of football.
NEW ROBIN: Jamie Thurlbourne has joined Ely

THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE: Ely sign Thurlbourne

Jamie Thurlbourne has joined Ely City after a brief spell with Wisbech Town.

NO PLAY: This is the secene on most local pitches today

UPDATED: Snow disrupts weekend programme but which games are still on?

Around half of the football matches involving local Thurlow Nunn League and Bostik League sides have been announced as being off today as the snow continues to fall in some parts.

F-35A Lightning IIs will be coming to RAF Lakenheath (USAF photo/Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew)

Experts’ doubts over Lakenheath homes plans’ jet noise reports

A specialist’s review of noise assessments for four proposed developments in Lakenheath has thrown doubt on their findings.

STORMING THROUGH: Nathan Brooks goes on the attack for Ely against West Norfolk. Picture: Steve Wells

Tigers battle through the conditions


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The way we were: Vera with parents Claude and Maud Drake on her 18th birthday.

Woman who survived 1941's bomb in Newmarket High Street dies, aged 94

A teenage survivor of the bombing which devastated Newmarket High Street in 1941 has died at her home in the town, aged 94.

Sarah Ryan, 47, of Mill Lane, appeared today at Ipswich Crown Court.

Exning woman caught in possession of heroin and cocaine handed suspended sentence

A woman from Exning who was caught with illegal drugs has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

They were evicted from the site in late August.

Travellers’ rubbish still at school site in Newmarket

Rubbish from travellers is still at the former St Felix School some seven months after they left, a Newmarket man has claimed.

TOP RUN: Sam Sadler

Sadler shines for Joggers

Sam Sadler was Newmarket Joggers’ star performer at an event held in Haverhill at the weekend.

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Ipswich Town columnist Joseph Sadler

Ipswich Town fan Joseph Sadler’s column: Ugly scenes on and off the pitch

What a sad state of affairs at this once great football club.

Going for gold: The Rev Canon Sandie Baron shows off churchs eco toilet.

‘Green’ church wins eco award

Glastonbury has binned its portable toilets which had traumatised revellers for decades, and now a Suffolk church has followed suit.

ENGLAND CALLING: Nick Pope has been selected by the Three Lions

Wilkins delighted as Pope gets England call-up

Richard Wilkins believes former Bury Town goalkeeper Nick Pope is fully deserving of his first call-up to the senior England football squad.

DERBY HOPES: Sir Michael Stoute

Her Majesty turns to Stoute in Derby bid

The Queen’s bid for a first ever Investec Derby victory this year will rest with Sir Michael Stoute.

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NOT TO BE: Owen Pick finished ninth this morning. Picture: ParaylmpicsGB

No Paralympic medal for Pick

It was not to be for Owen Pick in his second attempt to win a Winter Paralympic medal this morning.

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Young bellringer Jimmy Yeoman and his mother Vanda with Dragons Caroline Kerr and Alistair Thomson.

Newmarket student to ring the changes at cathedral

A Newmarket student will ring the bells at one of the country’s most magnificent cathedrals thanks to a Dragons’ Den competition.

FINALISTS: Mark Wallis

Pair get dogs through to two Romford finals

Lakenheath handler Mark Wallis and Hockwold-based Patrick Janssens will dominate the two finals at Romford on Friday evening.

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RAPID RISE: Nick Pope, pictured playing in his Bury Town days

Southgate explains Pope’s England inclusion

England manager Gareth Southgate has revealed he called Nick Pope up to his latest squad because he needs to get to know more about the former Bury Town goalkeeper.

LOOKING UP: Lakenheath - pictured celebrating their Suffolk Senior Cup win in 2015 - are looking to join the Thurlow Nunn League

Heath looking to move up

There may be risks attached, but manager Kevin Sobiechowski believes Lakenheath must grab the chance to become members of the Thurlow Nunn League with both hands, writes Liam Apicella.

Closing the crossing in Newmarket could split the town in half, campaigners have said.

Battle lines drawn in fight for Newmarket's rail crossing

The future of Newmarket’s Weatherby rail crossing could depend on a single issue, a public inquiry in the town heard on Tuesday.
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