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Bus users voice concerns as Chambers plans changes to key routes to and from Sudbury

Bus users voice concerns as Chambers plans changes to key routes to and from Sudbury

Bus users voice concerns as Chambers plans changes to key routes to and from Sudbury

24 January 2020

The bus company is planning changes to services such as the 754, 753, 374, 236 and 84, as well as school routes, and has asked for comments by Monday.

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New fleet of modern trains introduced on Gainsborough Line to and from Sudbury

New fleet of modern trains introduced on Gainsborough Line to and from Sudbury

New fleet of modern trains introduced on Gainsborough Line to and from Sudbury

23 January 2020

The old diesel train stock on the Gainsborough Line has been replaced with new, longer, three-carriage trains, powered by diesel and electricity.


Nearly two thirds of motorists dissatisfied with condition of roads in Suffolk

Nearly two thirds of motorists dissatisfied with condition of roads in Suffolk

Nearly two thirds of motorists dissatisfied with condition of roads in Suffolk

15 January 2020

Public satisfaction with Suffolk’s roads has improved in the last year but nearly two thirds of motorists are still not happy, new figures show.


Councillor frustrated by response to safety concerns at busy Long Melford junction

Councillor frustrated by response to safety concerns at busy Long Melford junction

Councillor frustrated by response to safety concerns at busy Long Melford junction

16 December 2019

A Long Melford councillor criticised the financial obstacles preventing improvements at the junction of Westgate Street, The Green and Church Walk.


Feasibility study to investigate busy junction in Long Melford following safety concerns

Feasibility study to investigate busy junction in Long Melford following safety concerns

Feasibility study to investigate busy junction in Long Melford following safety concerns

26 November 2019

Pleas to address safety fears at a five-way junction have intensified – more than seven months after a formal request for improvements was submitted.


Review of school transport in Suffolk to consider policy changes

Review of school transport in Suffolk to consider policy changes

Review of school transport in Suffolk to consider policy changes

06 November 2019

Changes to a controversial school transport policy in Suffolk have not been ruled out in 2020, as a study is due to be published in the New Year.


Rural bus users urge communities to support under-threat service from Hadleigh to Sudbury

Rural bus users urge communities to support under-threat service from Hadleigh to Sudbury

Rural bus users urge communities to support under-threat service from Hadleigh to Sudbury

01 November 2019

Villagers desperate to ensure the long-term future of an under-threat bus route say hardship and isolation would increase if the service is cancelled.


MP urges county council to consider major reforms to 'unfair' school transport policy

MP urges county council to consider major reforms to 'unfair' school transport policy

MP urges county council to consider major reforms to 'unfair' school transport policy

01 November 2019

Changes to home-to-school transport in Suffolk have been described by the MP for South Suffolk as “unfair and unreasonable”.


School transport appeals in Suffolk increase six-fold

School transport appeals in Suffolk increase six-fold

School transport appeals in Suffolk increase six-fold

31 October 2019

An independent review into the controversial home-to-school transport policy has been announced.


Villagers fearful of losing 'lifeline' bus service from Hadleigh to Sudbury

Villagers fearful of losing 'lifeline' bus service from Hadleigh to Sudbury

Villagers fearful of losing 'lifeline' bus service from Hadleigh to Sudbury

25 October 2019

A working party has been set up by regular passengers of the twice-weekly 112 bus service from Hadleigh to Sudbury, which is at risk of folding.


Proposal calls for review of parking in Sudbury and Hadleigh

Proposal calls for review of parking in Sudbury and Hadleigh

Proposal calls for review of parking in Sudbury and Hadleigh

24 October 2019

Plans for a major review of parking in Sudbury and Hadleigh have been tabled, which could see fresh measures to support public transport.


Suffolk County Council announces review of controversial school transport policy

Suffolk County Council announces review of controversial school transport policy

Suffolk County Council announces review of controversial school transport policy

23 October 2019

The council's new Conservative education chief Mary Evans has apologised to affected parents and vowed for lessons to be learnt.


Sudbury councillor calls for Beestons to rethink cuts to bus service 91

Sudbury councillor calls for Beestons to rethink cuts to bus service 91

Sudbury councillor calls for Beestons to rethink cuts to bus service 91

14 October 2019

Concerns over bus cuts has prompted a Sudbury town and county councillor to urge a bus company to reconsider changes to its transport service.


Campaigners say disparity in figures points to serious flaws in Suffolk's school travel policy

Campaigners say disparity in figures points to serious flaws in Suffolk's school travel policy

Campaigners say disparity in figures points to serious flaws in Suffolk's school travel policy

13 October 2019

The Suffolk School Bus Campaign claims data released under the Freedom of Information Act contradicts the county council’s previous statements.


Parents call for review of Suffolk's school travel policy after stressful start of term

Parents call for review of Suffolk's school travel policy after stressful start of term

Parents call for review of Suffolk's school travel policy after stressful start of term

27 September 2019

Stressed parents have called for a review of Suffolk’s school transport policy, after describing their anxiety over the first few weeks of term.


Campaigners seek urgent changes to Suffolk school travel policy at meeting in Nayland

Campaigners seek urgent changes to Suffolk school travel policy at meeting in Nayland

Campaigners seek urgent changes to Suffolk school travel policy at meeting in Nayland

30 August 2019

Parent campaigners against controversial changes to school transport have vowed to keep up the pressure on under-fire education chiefs.


Cuts to key bus to and from Sudbury called 'a kick in the teeth' to elderly passengers

Cuts to key bus to and from Sudbury called 'a kick in the teeth' to elderly passengers

Cuts to key bus to and from Sudbury called 'a kick in the teeth' to elderly passengers

29 August 2019

Cuts to a key bus service to and from Sudbury have been described as discriminatory to elderly passengers who may face new charges due to the changes.

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This is how many school transport applications in Suffolk remain outstanding

This is how many school transport applications in Suffolk remain outstanding

This is how many school transport applications in Suffolk remain outstanding

23 August 2019

It is less than two weeks before the new school year begins.


Rural bus between Sudbury and Hadleigh receives temporary lifeline from subsidy cuts

Rural bus between Sudbury and Hadleigh receives temporary lifeline from subsidy cuts

Rural bus between Sudbury and Hadleigh receives temporary lifeline from subsidy cuts

14 August 2019

A rural bus service facing the axe due to funding cuts has been temporarily saved to allow time to develop alternatives for the community it serves.


Ban on using phone while driving could be extended to include hands-free

Ban on using phone while driving could be extended to include hands-free

Ban on using phone while driving could be extended to include hands-free

14 August 2019

Drivers in the Sudbury area could be banned from using a mobile behind the wheel - even hands-free.


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