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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.


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.


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