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Business award for Guineas Festival - Newmarket Journal
The marketing drive to attract visitors to the QIPCO Guineas Festival at Newmarket Racecourses, that resulted in the largest attendance for seven years, has been chosen for an award. There were almost 32,000 people on the Rowley Mile over the first weekend ...
Council set to build new homes again - Newmarket Journal
A council could soon be building council houses again in a bid to deal with housing shortages. In December cabinet members of Forest Heath District Council will be putting forward a business plan for the setting up of a wholly council owned housing company.
Records tumble at Tattersalls - Newmarket Journal
Records tumbled on the on the final day of Tattersalls premier yearling sale which saw the most expensive yearling sold in the world this year. The Galileo colt was bought for 2.6m guineas by Coolmore Stud’s John Magnier after bidding had started at just ...
Queen's tribute to Singapore ties - Newmarket Journal
The Queen has paid tribute to Singapore's "firm" friendship with the UK as she held a glittering state banquet in honour of the country's president. Some 170 guests gathered in the grand Buckingham Palace ballroom as she delivered a speech to mark Tony Tan ...
Audiences in for a Ding Dong evening at Bottisham - Newmarket Journal
Bottisham Players are in the last few days of rehearsals for their latest performance of Ding Dong! the story of crazy dinner party with a twist directed by Grahame Radford who also in the cast, together with Val Quy Trevor Kartupelis, Marion Hadley, Sue ...
Drop-in advice sessions for HQ’s racing staff - Newmarket Journal
Racing staff looking for help or advice can take advantage of a new service which is now up and running in Newmarket. Racing Welfare, in partnership with the Racing Centre, is providing confidential and impartial support during special drop-in sessions ...
Pedal power sees Tesco managers raise £2k - Newmarket Journal
Managers from Tesco in Newmarket swapped their uniforms for lycra to take part in a charity cycle ride for the company’s chosen charity. After months of training, Darren Bennett, Ali Webb, Harvey Mallett, Jess Pike, Mike Fromont and Laura Morley managed ...
Picture of the Week - Newmarket Journal
Irrigating in Isleham is this week’s Picture of the Week taken by photographer Geoffrey Pieters. If you have a photograph you think could feature in the Journal, turn to page 10 for our See It, Snap It, Send It, competition for the chance to win a £10 ...
Inquest hears of doctor's death - Newmarket Journal
The mother of a doctor who died in a Syrian prison has told an inquest of "the most painful day of my life" when she heard of his death. Abbas Khan, a father of two from London, died while being held in custody by Syrian government officials. His family ...
UK battered by stormy weather - Newmarket Journal
Heavy rain and gusts of wind have battered parts of the UK, with more forecast over the coming days. Okehampton in Devon was deluged with 43.3mm of rain over a 12-hour period this morning, a quarter of the average expected rainfall for a month, according ...
Hard work pays off for Amy - Newmarket Journal
Three years of hard work and perseverance has paid off in style for a teenager from Snailwell after taking her biggest win in the saddle. Seventeen-year-old Amy Stone was all smiles at the end of last month after gaining victory aboard the former Flat ...
Ebola screening to start on Tuesday - Newmarket Journal
Enhanced screening for Ebola will begin at Britain's biggest airport tomorrow after the Health Secretary revealed the deadly virus is expected to reach the UK. Jeremy Hunt said checks would take place at Heathrow's Terminal 1 before they are expanded to ...