Town centre improvements will make a difference

Haverhill town centre

Sometimes simple steps can make a big difference. So has been the case in Haverhill High Street where West Suffolk Council this week announced a series of measures aimed at supporting businesses and keeping our town centre safe for all. A headline initiative was the £10,000 pledged by Haverhill Town Council to support a new […]

Temporary measures to help Haverhill stay safe and support businesses

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Haverhill High Street will temporarily remain closed to traffic between 10am and 4pm to help people shop and socially distance to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This is part of a Government-led initiative requiring all authorities to look at their town centres to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection spreading while helping businesses. It follows […]

Eat Out to Help Out scheme shows confidence is being restored

My visit to Haverhill market was a timely reminder of our ‘new normal’. Regular readers to this column will know that further enhancing and promoting the market is a core aim of ONE Haverhill Partnership and, in particular, the Heart of Haverhill. A task group launched in 2018, the Heart of Haverhill was set up […]

Haverhill businesses are agile enough to adapt to change

Haverhill town centre

“A place to live, work and play – a mixed use town centre which welcomes people, makes the most of existing attractions and adds to them so that people want to live, work, shop and relax in the town. “A town centre which develops its physical environment, celebrates its local heritage and encourages people to […]

New appointments will support volunteer sector in Haverhill

New volunteer roles in Haverhill

The newly-appointed coordinator behind ambitious plans to bring back a volunteer centre to Haverhill has spoken of her excitement at starting the new role. Jill Moss has devoted a number of years to the local volunteer sector through her role as District Commissioner for Girl Guides and her work at LampH. Now she is spearheading […]

Never has there been a more crucial time to think of others

Karen's Kitchen - Haverhill market

This Saturday will mark another milestone in the planned recovery of our economy with more businesses able to reopen their doors. Whether you are a hairdresser or a local pub, or maybe a town centre business who now feels more ready to start trading once more, in the traditional sense, we wish you all the […]

Board meeting – Thursday 18th June

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The full board of ONE Haverhill Partnership will next meet on Thursday 18th June, from 10am. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the board meeting will take place via a Zoom meeting. But, as always, the meeting is open for the general public to attend. If you would like more details on how to log in to […]

ONE Haverhill Partnership praise for COVID-19 action group

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The founder of a community group to help the elderly and vulnerable during COVID-19 wants it to continue beyond the current crisis. Jamie Nunn, who runs the Matilda Rose nail and beauty salon in Withersfield Road, Haverhill, has been inundated with volunteers since he set up the Matilda Rose Action Squad in March. It is […]

Plans announced for Haverhill to host a stage of Women’s Tour in 2021

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The Women’s Tour cycle race, postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, is set to take place in June 2021 – with Haverhill once again hosting the sixth and final stage. SweetSpot Group, organisers of the prestigious race, have today confirmed that the seventh edition of the UCI Women’s WorldTour event will now take place next […]

Online one-to-one funding surgeries announced

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Due to popular demand, Community Action Suffolk, Suffolk County Council’s External Funding team and local authority partners are teaming up to offer further pre-bookable online funding surgeries. The one-hour surgeries will take place on Thursday 8th May between 1pm-5pm. They are open to voluntary, community and social enterprises who need help reviewing their finances as a […]