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PICTURES: Hundreds rally to protest over-development in Long Melford

Hundreds of residents showed their support for a campaign against the overdevelopment of Long Melford, when they joined a march around the village at the weekend to raise awareness of the issues.

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Big Cars Ltd in Sudbury has ceased trading due to unsustainable trading conditions'''''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Big Cars dealership in Sudbury shuts due to market pressures

A car dealership in Sudbury faces an uncertain future, after the company formally ceased its operations because of what it described as “unsustainable trading conditions”.

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South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge in Hadleigh

Sudbury bypass project moves to next stage after MP presents petition to Parliament

The campaign to try to deliver a bypass for Sudbury is moving to its next stage, after the MP for South Suffolk brought a petition in support of the road to Parliament last week.

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Chambers Bus operator in Sudbury is running a trainmen programme as part of a recruitment scheme''Pictured: Lloyd Kyzer (Just passed his PCV driving test), Instructor Kev White and Natalia Sowa (Bus Driver)'''PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Bus operator seeking new recruits for training scheme in Sudbury

A bus operator is encouraging more drivers to join the profession – by providing full training to new recruits.

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LONG MELFORD'Hall Street, Long Melford, Suffolk'Long Melford resident Brian West is seeking 1,000 signatures for his petition calling for a stop to further development in the village.'Picture Mark Westley

Long Melford action group forms to fight ‘excessive’ development

A new campaign group, aiming to fight overdevelopment in Long Melford, has urged Babergh residents to band together to stop developers from “running roughshod” over the district.

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Maciej Antkowiak, aged 23, died following a road traffic collision in Westgate Street, Long Melford on Wednesday, November 22.

Inquest of man who died in Long Melford car crash begins

A 23-year-old man involved in a single-vehicle crash in Long Melford died as a result of a brain injury, an inquest heard this week.

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Fallen tree causes disruption on railway between Sudbury and Marks Tey

Rail services between Sudbury and Marks Tey have been suspended, after a tree fell down across the railway following strong winds overnight.

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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.

South Suffolk MP says proposed Sudbury bypass should be seen as investment for area

The MP for South Suffolk says the costs associated with delivering a bypass for Sudbury are not unusual, and should be considered as an investment for the area.

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Woman suffers life-changing injuries after traffic collision in Halstead

A collision between two vehicles in Halstead at the weekend, which resulted in a woman being airlifted to hospital, has prompted a police appeal for witnesses to the crash.

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South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge and members of Babergh District Council at the launch of a new petition in support of the Sudbury bypass project.

Sudbury bypass campaign moves forward after funding secured for business case

The campaign to deliver a new bypass for Sudbury has reached a significant milestone, after funding was secured to develop an outline business case.

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Maciej Antkowiak, aged 23, died following a road traffic collision in Westgate Street, Long Melford on Wednesday, November 22.

Family pays tribute to man who died in Long Melford car crash

The family of a man, who died after a serious traffic collision in Long Melford last week, has hailed him as a “loving person who had a heart of gold”.

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UPDATE: Man arrested following fatal Long Melford crash released from custody

A man who was arrested in connection with a fatal collision in Long Melford yesterday has been released from police custody.

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Man dies and another man arrested after car crash in Long Melford

A man has died and two other people were injured after a car crashed into a wall in Long Melford earlier today — resulting in another man being arrested in relation to the collision.

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Woman dies in Sudbury road collision

Woman dies in Sudbury road collision

A woman has died following an accident in Sudbury last night (Monday).

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Emergency repairs to burst water main in Lavenham.

Burst water mains in Lavenham cause disruption and frustration

Three burst water mains caused significant disruption for residents of Lavenham this week, with a main road through the village blocked due to emergency repairs.

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Artist's impression of the 1,250-home Chilton Woods development

Councillor argues Sudbury bypass and Chilton Woods should go hand in hand

A Sudbury town councillor has suggested building the proposed town bypass alongside the planned Chilton Woods development would be the most logical way to tackle local traffic problems.

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LONG MELFORD'Hall Street, Long Melford, Suffolk'Long Melford resident Brian West is seeking 1,000 signatures for his petition calling for a stop to further development in the village.'Picture Mark Westley

Petition calls for stop to more housing developments in Long Melford

A campaign calling for a stop to further housing development in Long Melford is seeking 1,000 signatures, as the village prepares to respond to Babergh District Council’s draft local plan.

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Sandy Lane and Area Action Group in Sudbury have launched a Crowdfunder campaign to develop a computer-generated model of what a bypass for the town may look like.  Pictured: John Sayers and Theo Bird    PICTURE: Mecha Morton

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.''Picture: MARK BULLIMORE PHOTOGRAPHY

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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