£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.

Train and Tractor crash at Roudham

Train driver who put safety of others before his own after Roudham crash is hailed a ‘hero’

The driver of a train which collided with a tractor in Roudham has been hailed as a “hero” for putting the safety of passengers above his own — despite being badly injured.

Car accident on A140

Pair hospitalised after A140 crash near Brome

A driver and passenger were taken to Ipswich Hospital after a crash on the A140 yesterday afternoon.


VIDEO: Children have been ‘left traumatised’ after car rams family vehicle head-on in Dickleburgh

Shocking footage of a vehicle ramming a family car on the A140 near Dickleburgh has emerged.

Roadworks on the A143

TRAVEL NEWS: Delays expected at A143 Harleston Bypass for resurfacing works

Drivers are being warned of delays on the A143 later this month with resurfacing works set to take place.

Diss, norfolk. Diss Train Station

Diss rail station scores highest possible marks in service quality survey

The railway station in Diss has achieved the best possible scores in a recent mystery shopping exercise, exceeding new targets for service quality set as part of the new Greater Anglia franchise.

Car fire in Denton

No injuries after Denton car blaze

No one was hurt after a car fire in Denton on Sunday evening.

Train and Tractor crash at Roudham

Tractor driver seriously injured in Roudham train crash was given permission to cross by possibly fatigued signaller

A tractor which was hit by a train travelling at nearly 90mph in Roudham was given permission to cross the tracks by a possibly fatigued signaller.

Crash in Hinderclay

Car leaves road and ends up in ditch in Hinderclay

There were no major injuries after a car left the road and ended up in a ditch in Hinderclay on Saturday.

Crash in Wingfield

Car hits house in Wingfield

A driver escaped injury after a car hit a house in Wingfield on Tuesday.

The scene of the crash in Diss. Photo Twiter/@SouthNorfPolice

Man issued street caution for possessing cannabis and bladed article after A1066 crash

An 18-year-old man from the Halesworth area has received a street caution for possession of cannabis and a bladed article following a crash on the A1066 between Diss and Scole.

Crash in New Buckenham

Man and woman hospitalised after crash in New Buckenham

A man and a woman were taken to hospital after a crash in New Buckenham this morning.

James Cartlidge MP at Sudbury station

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.

Accident in Stonham Parva

A140 at Stonham Parva now clear after lorry and motorbike are involved in accident

The A140 at Stonham Parva is now clear after an accident involving a motorcyclist and a lorry this morning.

Man hospitalised in Long Stratton crash

Motorcyclist hospitalised after collision on A140 at Long Stratton

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a crash on the A140 at Long Stratton this morning.

Harvey Lane in Dickleburgh

Plan for 22 homes in Dickleburgh approved, amid opposition over road safety fears

Opponents of a 22-home plan in Dickleburgh have claimed the safety of local residents is being put at risk, after the development application was narrowly given the go-ahead this week.

School Road in Hinderclay is closed due to a fallen tree resting and pulling on power/telephone lines

Work to remove hanging Hinderclay tree moves into day two

Work to remove a tree precariously hanging over a Hinderclay road has moved into a second day.

The tree in School Road, Hinderclay, currently resting on BTcables. Photo: Andrew Bushell.

Tree precariously hanging over Hinderclay road to be cut down today

A tree precariously hanging over a Hinderclay road is to be cut down this afternoon.

Stuck lorry blocking St Nicholas Street in Diss on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

Stuck lorry blocks road into centre of Diss

Commuters in Diss are urged to seek alternative routes through the town centre, after a lorry became stuck in St Nicholas Street earlier this morning.

Police news

Appeal after bricks and glass thrown from bridge onto the A11 at Attleborough

Norfolk police is appealing for information after reports of bricks and glass being thrown from a bridge over the A11 in Attleborough.

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