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Sudbury group seeks funds for computer model of potential bypass

A Sudbury residents’ group is seeking funds for a computer-generated model of what a potential bypass for the town might look like, in the hope of fostering a more informed debate.

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South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge at the Water Meadows in Sudbury. Mr Cartlidge is campaigning to deliver a bypass for the town.

Opinion split on Sudbury bypass as petitioners make case for and against

The MP for South Suffolk, who is campaigning to deliver a bypass for Sudbury, says he believes those stating their opposition to the project have chosen to do so in “a scaremongering manner.”

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Sudbury, Suffolk. Sudbury Model Railway Exhibition at St Peter's Church. Pictured is Malcolm Hine with his model railway called Fullers Wharf.

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PICTURES: Sudbury model railway exhibition hits the right tracks

Delight and awe were seen on the faces of visitors to Sudbury Model Railway Club’s 37th annual exhibition on Saturday.

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Collision causes delays on A134 at Great Cornard

Collision causes delays on A134 at Great Cornard

Motorists can expect delays on the A134 at Great Cornard, following a road accident this afternoon (Thursday).

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Abnromal Load sign

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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Car crash on the B1115, Little Waldingfield. Submitted photo.

Car collides with telegraph pole in Little Waldingfield

A car collided with a telegraph pole in Little Waldingfield last week — but nobody sustained any injuries.

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South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge welcomes Roads Minister Jesse Norman to Sudbury to make the case for a new bypass road. From left: James Cartlidge; Jesse Norman; Mark Pendlington, chair of the Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP); and Colin Noble, leader of Suffolk County Council.

MP to launch petition to show public support for Sudbury bypass project

The MP for South Suffolk is launching a parliamentary petition next week to demonstrate the extent of public support for the ongoing Sudbury bypass project.

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A haulage lorry trapped in Water Street, Lavenham.

Lorry blockage incident increases calls for HGV weight limit on Lavenham street

An incident in which a lorry became stuck on a narrow lane in Lavenham has exacerbated frustrations among local residents at the delayed implementation of a HGV limitation.

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The driver of a silver Nissan Micra which rolled onto its roof in Bures Road, Little Cornard avoided serious injury.

Driver avoids injury after car rolls over in Little Cornard

The driver of a vehicle, which rolled on to its roof in a serious road traffic incident in Little Cornard earlier today, has escaped serious injury.

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Water Street, Lavenham
Calls for a vehicle weight restriction to be introduced at Water Street in Lavenham have increased, after a property was recently damaged by a HGV.
Picture Mark Westley

Lavenham calls for HGV weight limit on medieval road due to safety concerns

Fears are growing that a tragedy on a Lavenham street is only a matter of time, as villagers call for the urgent implementation of limitations on HGVs.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Lorry driver denies causing death of Hitcham pensioner in alleged hit and run

A lorry driver has denied causing the death of a pensioner from Hitcham in an alleged hit and run.

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Ipswich Crown Court

Man denies causing death of Pebmarsh woman by dangerous driving

A 72-year-old man has denied causing the death of a great-grandmother from Pebmarsh by dangerous driving.

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Sudbury Bus Station
Sudbury
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REACTION: Bus users ‘disgusted’ at cuts to services to and from Sudbury

South Suffolk bus users have reacted angrily after the announcement of reductions to transport services between Sudbury and Great Cornard.

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Zachariah Zac Smith, of North Rise in Great Cornard, and Kye Mclean, of Rockhall Road in Polstead, died after the silver Vauxhall Corsa car they were in crashed on the B1115, Great Waldingfield Road, on Wednesday, August 9.

Tributes paid to two 18-year-old men who died in Great Waldingfield crash

The families of two 18-year-old men, who died following a car crash in Great Waldingfield this week, have paid tribute to them as people loved by everybody who knew them.

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East Anglian Air Ambulance.

Man airlifted to hospital after motorbike collides with cars in Halstead

A 21-year-old man has been hospitalised with serious injuries, following a serious collision between a car and a motorbike in Halstead this morning.

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Fatal road traffic collision.

Crash which led to Sible Hedingham man’s death being treated as suspicious

The M11 car crash which led to the death of a Sible Hedingham man yesterday is being treated as suspicious by police, after a concrete slab was found to have struck the windscreen before the collision.

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Two men die following serious car crash in Great Waldingfield

A serious traffic collision in Great Waldingfield last night has resulted in the deaths of two men.

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Traffic diversion.

Utility works in Clare to result in road closure and 40-mile diversion

A road through Clare is projected to be shut for five days at the end of this month to allow for essential utility works to be carried out, resulting in an “unavoidable” 40-mile diversion.

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