Forest Heath

Forest Heath is a local government district in Suffolk, England. Its council is based in Mildenhall. Other towns in the district include Newmarket.

The District's name reflects the fact that it contains parts of both Thetford Forest and the heathlands of Breckland. The district was formed on April 1, 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, by a merger of the Newmarket urban district and Mildenhall Rural District.

Forest Heath is the home to two of the largest USAF air bases in the UK, RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall, as well as the headquarters of British horse racing, Newmarket Racecourse.

Towns

* Mildenhall
* Newmarket
* Brandon

ignificant Villages

* Lakenheath
* Beck Row
* West Row
* Red Lodge
* Exning

References

External links

* [http://www.forest-heath.gov.uk Forest Heath District Council]

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