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

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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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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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‘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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Signs put up for new speed limit between Great Cornard and Bures

Signs have gone up for a new speed limit between Great Cornard and Bures in a bid to reduce speeding and accidents.

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UPDATE: One person injured in Sudbury crash

Gainsborough Street in Sudbury was closed yesterday after a two-vehicle collision.

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Meeting about new rail depot including wheel lathe which should ‘boost local area’

Members of the public are invited to a meeting to find out more about Greater Anglia’s plans for a new rail maintenance depot on the Suffolk/Essex border.

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Driver rescued from car roof after being stranded in body of water in Whatfield

A driver was rescued from a body of water in Whatfield after calling emergency services while stranded on the roof of his car.

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Crowdfunding page set up for family of Shane Frost, 25, killed in Long Melford crash

A 25-year-old man who was killed in a collision in Long Melford has been named.

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Town’s 12-mile diversion

Some Sudbury residents could be facing a 12-mile, 30 minute diversion next week due to works being carried out by Anglian Water.

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The 'Sand Rover' is used to drop sand on to the tracks of the Sudbury-Marks Tey branch line.

Sand Rover used to aid Sudbury branch’s rail reliability

Rail service reliability and the infamous ‘leafgate’ rail cancellations that took place in Autumn 2015 were avoided this year on the Sudbury-Marks Tey branch line, helped in part by a Sand Rover.

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Woman in Sudbury drink-drive arrest after crashing car with two children in the vehicle

A woman was arrested on suspicion of drink driving in Sudbury on Sunday night after a collision while two children were in the vehicle.

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