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Newmarket's Martin aims to be star of the show in 2020 London Marathon

Newmarket's Martin aims to be star of the show in 2020 London Marathon

Newmarket's Martin aims to be star of the show in 2020 London Marathon

12 March 2020

A Newmarket man who ran last year’s London Marathon dressed as a bell will take to the streets of the capital next month decked out as a star.


Speedway stars to put their legs to the test in memory of former Mildenhall Fen Tigers star Danny Ayres

Speedway stars to put their legs to the test in memory of former Mildenhall Fen Tigers star Danny Ayres

Speedway stars to put their legs to the test in memory of former Mildenhall Fen Tigers star Danny Ayres

05 March 2020

The group, which includes current Fen Tigers riders Ryan Kinsley and Sam Bebee, will join together with friends of Ayres, who died last month.


Former Newmarket Town player Shaun Whiter to take on half-marathon challenge

Former Newmarket Town player Shaun Whiter to take on half-marathon challenge

Former Newmarket Town player Shaun Whiter to take on half-marathon challenge

05 March 2020

A former non-League footballer who had his legs amputated after a hit-and-run crash is to run a half marathon on blades for dementia research.


Newmarket firefighter Mick setting off to Australia to help in the aftermath of devastating wildfires

Newmarket firefighter Mick setting off to Australia to help in the aftermath of devastating wildfires

Newmarket firefighter Mick setting off to Australia to help in the aftermath of devastating wildfires

27 February 2020

Mick Lowther, who has served as an on-call firefighter for 22 years, will be among volunteers from the UK to go to Australia to help.


Villagers hailed heroes after helping to save missing pensioner's life

Villagers hailed heroes after helping to save missing pensioner's life

Villagers hailed heroes after helping to save missing pensioner's life

21 February 2020

Villagers have been hailed as heroes by police after they helped officers save the life of a 76-year-old man who wandered off from his home.


Bushel regular Lee completes 4000 sit-ups as Newmarket pub backs school’s pool fund

Bushel regular Lee completes 4000 sit-ups as Newmarket pub backs school’s pool fund

Bushel regular Lee completes 4000 sit-ups as Newmarket pub backs school’s pool fund

21 February 2020

Regulars at The Bushel pub, in Newmarket, have raised nearly £600 for a school which caters for youngsters who have complex learning needs.


Injured Newmarket schoolgirl Evelina says thank you

Injured Newmarket schoolgirl Evelina says thank you

Injured Newmarket schoolgirl Evelina says thank you

20 February 2020

The schoolgirl who had part of her left leg amputated after she was hit by a bus has thanked everyone who has raised money to help her recovery.


Martin is a man on a mission to get men over 30 to get themselves checked for prostate cancer

Martin is a man on a mission to get men over 30 to get themselves checked for prostate cancer

Martin is a man on a mission to get men over 30 to get themselves checked for prostate cancer

12 February 2020

A former Newmarket Town footballer who was diagnosed with prostate cancer has appealed to men over 30 to get themselves checked for the disease.


Family to press for new law on cycle helmets

Family to press for new law on cycle helmets

Family to press for new law on cycle helmets

30 January 2020

Fifteen-year-old Haydn Garrod was not wearing a cycle helmet and suffered major brain injuries after hitting the car’s windscreen.


Wayne’s world record down to Fordham mechanics

Wayne’s world record down to Fordham mechanics

Wayne’s world record down to Fordham mechanics

29 January 2020

Para cyclist Wayne Harrod is a world record holder - but the 50-year-old army veteran from Soham came close to missing out on the accolade.


Burwell soldier Rob Hayes honoured ten years on

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.


Couple lose the pounds and gain a baby daughter

Couple lose the pounds and gain a baby daughter

Couple lose the pounds and gain a baby daughter

17 December 2019

A Beck Row couple, who lost more than seven stone between them to, have been named man and woman of the year at their slimming group.


Becky's pictures to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society

Becky's pictures to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society

Becky's pictures to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society

17 December 2019

Precious travel photos, taken by a young photography graduate before she was diagnosed with dementia at 30, have been published.


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

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’.


100 mile run for Evalina gets underway in Newmarket

100 mile run for Evalina gets underway in Newmarket

100 mile run for Evalina gets underway in Newmarket

29 November 2019

Runners urged to join charity effort to raise funds for injured Newmarket school girl Evalina Kravale


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

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.


The widow of racing pundit John McCririck set to sell off his famous jewellery

The widow of racing pundit John McCririck set to sell off his famous jewellery

The widow of racing pundit John McCririck set to sell off his famous jewellery

20 November 2019

The widow of the late racing pundit John McCririck is selling off his jewellery because she fears being targeted by thieves.


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

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

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


Assault victim’s wife in plea for Simon’s Law

Assault victim’s wife in plea for Simon’s Law

Assault victim’s wife in plea for Simon’s Law

30 August 2019

“The people who did this to Simon are out of prison and getting on with their normal lives," said Nicole Dobbin.


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