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Government’s new £1bn bypass fund renews optimism for Sudbury relief road

Long-running plans to create a £40 million relief road for Sudbury has a new opportunity to at last become reality, with the introduction of a new central government bypass fund.

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South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge with Hadleigh resident Christine Brindle, of the Pass Wide and Slow Campaign.

South Suffolk MP backs campaign to protect horses and riders on rural roads

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge has voiced his support in the Houses of Parliament last week for a campaign to help safeguard horses and riders.

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Police on the scene of an road traffic collision.

Tribute paid to 82-year-old Stanstead woman following fatal collision

Family have paid tribute to 82-year-old Stanstead resident Marina Medcalfe, who died following a road traffic collision near Long Melford last week.

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Kirsty White, who runs a junior cycling club, has called for people to stop parking inconsiderately near Pot Kiln Primary School in Great Cornard.

Great Cornard resident calls for action to stop inconsiderate parking near school

A Great Cornard resident has joined the chorus of recent criticism of “disrespectful parents” inconsiderately parking on school days – and slammed Suffolk County Council for not doing enough to address it.

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Appeal for witnesses after cyclist injured in Sudbury hit-and-run

A cyclist was injured in a hit-and-run incident in Sudbury last week, prompting a police appeal for witnesses.

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Police on the scene of a road traffic collision.

Woman in her 80s dies after serious traffic collision near Long Melford

A woman in her 80s has died after being struck by a car in Stanstead, near Long Melford, yesterday afternoon.

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Police on the scene of a road traffic collision.

BREAKING: Collision between car and pedestrian on B1066 near Long Melford

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a collision between a car and a pedestrian near Long Melford which occurred this afternoon.

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James Cartlidge at Sudbury train station.

Gainsborough railway line benefits from share of £1.1 million investment

The community organisation running Sudbury’s branch line to Marks Tey is to get more funding from Greater Anglia.

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Tributes have been paid to Izzy Cottrell, 17, of Boxford, who died after a serious car collision at Hadleigh on June 17.

Tributes to 17-year-old Boxford girl Izzy who died in car crash at Hadleigh

The family of 17-year-old Boxford resident Isabelle Cottrell – known as Izzy – who died following a car crash in Hadleigh on Saturday, has described her a “wonderful typical teenager” who leaves a hole that can never be filled.

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Police on the scene of an RTC - accident sign.

Cause of motorcyclist’s fatal crash near Sudbury unclear, inquest hears

Accident investigators have been unable to discover what caused a head on crash in which an experienced motorcyclist died near Sudbury, an inquest has heard this week.

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Teenage girl dies after serious traffic collision in Hadleigh

A teenager has died following a serious traffic collision in Hadleigh at the weekend.

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Witness appeal after woman falls from moving vehicle in Leavenheath

A woman was seriously injured after falling from a moving car in Leavenheath on Saturday evening, sparking a police appeal for witnesses to come forward with information.

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Long Melford pot holes.
Hall Street Cllr Richard Kemp and with staff from LM Pharmacy, Harry Potter, Chloe Ward and Jo Eggby.

Picture Mark Westley

Call for action to repair potholes across South Suffolk

A call for action has been sounded to address ongoing issues with potholes – after it was revealed over £10,000 was paid to claimants in the last year.

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Beacon House, Coroners Court in Ipswich

Drug may have impaired Sudbury motorcyclist who died in collision

A motorcyclist who died in a crash at Barnham may have been affected by medication he had been prescribed, an inquest heard.

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Peter Moore owner of the nursery. Picture Mark Westley

‘Council has cost me thousands of pounds’

A businessman, who warned that a road closure would cause him significant financial loss, will seek compensation from Essex County Council.

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Road would help to cut pollution

A Sudbury town councillor has pleaded with his Conservative colleagues not to make the proposed Sudbury bypass a political football.

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£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

A multi-million pound package has been agreed to pay for a feasibility study of a proposed major upgrade to East Anglia’s rail network.

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Conservative campaign for a Sudbury relief road. Pictured: Cllr Colin Spence, James Cartlidge, John Sayers, Jan and Adrian Osborn

Report finds that £40m Sudbury bypass would bring economic benefits

A business case has indicated that a £40million western relief road in Sudbury would be good for business, as well as helping to reduce traffic.

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A car has crashed into The Long Melford Practice in Cordell Road. Picture by John Nunn

Woman injured as car crashes into Long Melford surgery

A woman has been left with minor injuries after a vehicle crashed into The Long Melford Practice.

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