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Suffolk and Norfolk MPs get rail bottleneck action promise

The Secretary of State for Transport has committed his department to unblock a crucial rail bottleneck into Suffolk and Norfolk.

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Two way traffic begins to flow over Bury's Westley Rail Bridge on April 7 for the first time in 40 months

Traffic lights return to Bury’s bridge of sighs

Temporary traffic lights and lane closures will return to Bury St Edmunds’ Westley Rail Bridge again next week.

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Expect delays as 54 tonne tanks move from Hadleigh to Lakenheath

Expect delays on Suffolk roads on Monday September 25 as police escort an abnormal load through the county.

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A new Greater Anglia Class 170208 train

Rail strike looms across Greater Anglia in guards dispute

The rail union RMT today confirmed its Greater Anglia members will take two days of strike action over the potential extension of driver only operation.

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Cambridgeshire man jailed following fatal and “completely avoidable” crash in Mendlesham after blacking out behind the wheel

A lorry driver who caused the death of a motorist after blacking out behind the wheel in Mendlesham has been jailed.

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UPDATED: A14 closed near Stowmarket for urgent bridge repair

Part of the A14 has been closed while Highways England engineers carry out urgent repairs to a bridge

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Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter has called on authorities to bring to an end the 'HGV' misery in Wetheringsett. Submitted photo.

Suffolk MP calls on authorities to bring HGV ‘misery’ in Wetheringsett to an end

A Suffolk MP has told authorities “urgent action” is needed to end HGV misery in Town Lane, Wetheringsett.

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The BBMF end of season formation, comprising the Dakota, Lancaster and five Spitfires, used Tattershall Castle as a landmark on their run in to RAF Coningsby on Sunday. Photo by Oscarpix Imaging. ENGEMN00120130930153422

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight grounded due to engine issues ahead of first ever Scampton airshow

Most of the Coningsby-based Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been grounded due to an engine issue, it’s been announced

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Wide load on A14 through Suffolk in tomorrow’s rush hour

Suffolk Police have warned of possible delays in the A14 in tomorrow’s rush hour as they escort a 76 tonne abnormal load through the county to Felixstowe Docks.

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Minister gives signal for vital East Anglia rail upgrade

Minister gives signal for vital East Anglia rail upgrade

A senior cabinet minister has insisted a key bottleneck on the rail network of Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire is one of his main priorities during a visit to the region.

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Person trapped in Rushford collision

Person trapped in Rushford collision

A motorist had to be freed for their car after a two vehicle crash in Rushford on Tuesday morning.

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Mildenhall's disappearing zebra crossing in Queensway

The case of Mildenhall’s disappearing zebra

Installing a pedestrian crossing in Mildenhall proved not to be a black and white issue.

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Man killed in Mendlesham crash named

Man killed in Mendlesham A140 crash named

A man who died after an accident in Mendlesham yesterday has been formally named as 43-year-old Colin Fisk from Kesgrave.

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Accident on A140 at Mendlesham

BREAKING: Emergency services on scene of ‘serious’ crash between lorries and car on A140 at Mendlesham

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious road accident on the A140 at Mendlesham.

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UPDATED: Family pay tribute to Bury St Edmunds crash victim

Tributes are being paid to the victim of a fatal collision in Bury St Edmunds.

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Continuing road works Cullum Road / Parkway roundabout 



PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Major roadworks in Bury St Edmunds are on schedule

Major roadworks in Bury St Edmunds are progressing on schedule, according to Suffolk County Council.

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Man and woman seriously injured in Ixworth collision

Two people have been seriously injured following a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the A1088 at Ixworth.

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A highland cow was among those which brought trains to a halt.

Cows from Jimmy’s Farm delay trains through Stowmarket and Diss

Trains between London Liverpool Street and Ipswich and Norwich were halted this morning after cattle from Jimmy’s Farm strayed onto the line.

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