Saluting our unsung heroes

Whether personal or professional, families or business, the coronavirus is having a truly profound effect on us all. Amid the fear and anxiety, this pandemic has also reinforced the incredible sense of community spirit and volunteer support that lives and breathes throughout Haverhill. It is something of which ONE Haverhill Partnership has always been acutely […]

Why I am backing a BID for Haverhill

Haverhill High Street

A Business Improvement District in Haverhill was first mentioned to me about three years ago, writes John Mayhew, chair of ONE Haverhill Partnership. In my joint roles within ONE Haverhill Partnership and Haverhill Chamber of Commerce, it immediately made sense to me. For those who don’t know, a BID is a Government scheme, where town […]

Haverhill BID campaign launched to enhance town centre

Haverhill business group

Exciting plans to campaign for a Business Improvement District (BID) in the heart of Haverhill town centre have been announced. Under the auspices of the ‘Heart of Haverhill’, a task group of businesses in the town have been working closely with council officials from West Suffolk Council and Haverhill Town Council for the past 18 […]

Women’s Tour will bring huge benefits to Haverhill

Saturday 13th June – mark it in your diary. The last stage of the prestigious Women’s Tour cycling event is coming to Haverhill and it promises to be a fantastic showcase of all that is good about our town. Whether you are a business, organisation, keen cyclist or a school, you can’t help but be […]

Suffolk to host final stage of The Women’s Tour in 2020

The world’s top cyclists will return to Suffolk this June as the county hosts the final stage of The Women’s Tour on Saturday 13 June. It will be the first time that Suffolk has hosted the final stage of The Women’s Tour since 2014, with riders tackling a route from Haverhill to Felixstowe. To mark […]

Haverhill gets festive after early lights switch-on

Haverhill’s Christmas lights have been switched on earlier than usual in a bid to promote festive business in the town. An informal ceremony last Friday was held in the Market Square where families gathered to see the lights switched on by Haverhill mayor, Cllr John Burns, and nine-year-old Connor Steward, who won a fancy dress […]

Haverhill businesses multi-million funding boost welcomed

Plans to bring jobs and employment to Haverhill Research Park and Enterprise Zone has been given a welcome multi-million cash boost. Finance has been provided jointly through a loan by West Suffolk Council and Local Growth Fund investment from the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, via the Business Board which administers the Fund. West Suffolk […]

Partnership thanks Sanofi after donating funds to support work

Bosses at leading Haverhill employer Sanofi have been thanked after donating a four-figure sum towards an organisation set up to champion the town. The operation costs of ONE Haverhill Partnership have been given a timely boost by the donation from Sanofi, a member of the organisation’s Business Angels. John Mayhew, chairman of ONE Haverhill Partnership, […]

ONE Haverhill Partnership statement on Future High Street Funds application

Haverhill town centre

Earlier this year, we worked closely with West Suffolk Council on an application for a share in a £675 million Future High Street Fund. The fund allowed councils from across the UK to choose one area to potentially benefit from a grant and we were delighted that West Suffolk Council chose Haverhill. To support the […]

Queen Street shop fronts painted and polished

Volunteers from major Haverhill employer AXA have joined councillors, council workers and tradespeople to give Queen Street shop fronts a facelift, as part of the Haverhill Town Centre masterplan. The work has been funded by Haverhill and District Chamber of Commerce and West Suffolk Council and the ONE Haverhill Partnership Business Angels, and supported by […]