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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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Sudbury Bus Station
Sudbury
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Cuts to key bus services to and from Sudbury sparks anger from residents

Cuts to numerous bus lines to and from Sudbury Bus Station in the coming weeks have resulted in frustration and concerns that the elderly and infirm will be hit hardest by the changes.

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MONKS ELEIGH refurbished village sign.
Picture Mark Westley

Confusion in Monks Eleigh after temporary traffic lights left behind by mistake

Villagers in Monks Eleigh were puzzled when temporary traffic lights were set up on the only road through their community last week and remained in place for days – with no sign of any on-going works.

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PepsiCo Copella juice factory at Boxford Farm, Suffolk.

Villagers concerned Boxford factory expansion could negatively impact area

Residents are unhappy about a nearby Boxford factory’s proposed expansion, which includes an increase in heavy goods lorries on their road.

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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 welcomes roads minister to Sudbury to make case for bypass proposal

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge says the necessary factors to bring Sudbury’s long-running bypass proposal into reality are at last starting to align, after welcoming a government minister to the town.

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Campaign for a bypass. Pictured: Cllr Colin Spence, James Cartlidge, John Sayers, Jan and Adrian Osborn

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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