Haverhill Echo Column – Chair’s Review

One Haverhill Logo

I remember being instantly intrigued when I took the phone call. Sarah Howard, who had done so much to bring about success for ONE Haverhill Partnership, was stepping down as Chair. Sarah asked if I had considered standing for election as Chair – an open process available to all board members. I had been on […]

Haverhill Health Fair declared a success by organisers

Haverhill Health Fair

An inaugural health fair giving Haverhill residents free and practical advice to enjoying a healthier lifestyle has been declared a success. The Haverhill Health Fair was hosted by ONE Haverhill Partnership and Abbeycroft Leisure and supported by West Suffolk Community Engagement Group. Health Secretary Matt Hancock, MP for West Suffolk, was guest of honour at […]

Haverhill Echo Column – A month of positive news for our town

Haverhill High Street

What a few weeks it has been for Haverhill. Only last month, I was writing about the scale of investment – and confidence – that was being poured into our town. We had the £1.5 million expansion of Haverhill Leisure Centre and a six-figure investment in Haverhill LifeLink, our unique social prescribing project that is […]

Free health event will give useful and practical advice

Health Fair March 2019

A free health information event designed to give useful and practical advice to local residents will be held next week. The inaugural Haverhill Health Fair will be held on Friday 5th April and is being hosted by ONE Haverhill Partnership and Abbeycroft Leisure and supported by West Suffolk Community Engagement Group. Held at Haverhill Leisure […]

Haverhill Echo Column – Great chance to celebrate success stories

Climbing Wall

There have been some real success stories around Haverhill in recent weeks and it seems only right that we use this column to celebrate them. Members of the ONE Haverhill Partnership board attended the recent relaunch of the £1.5 million expansion of Haverhill Leisure Centre. A complete overhaul which includes new changing rooms, an extended […]

Haverhill Echo Column – Masterplan gives me confidence about Haverhill’s direction

Queen Street Gates

One of the big successes for ONE Haverhill Partnership and its partner agencies was the community engagement with the Haverhill Town Centre Masterplan. Adopted as planning policy by St Edmundsbury Borough Council in 2015, it sets a clear direction for the future development of Haverhill with realistic objectives that have regard to both what is […]

Haverhill LifeLink – Project Future Assured

Lifelink Assured

Haverhill LifeLink given grant boost The Haverhill LifeLink project is to share a £663,000 funding boost – safeguarding the future of the scheme and paving the way for a third LifeLink Coordinator. West Suffolk Councils led on securing the extra funding for the social prescribing scheme which has been run successfully as a pilot in […]