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No reprieve for Newmarket rail crossing

Despite hundreds of objections from users, Network Rail has confirmed its intention to close Newmarket’s much used foot crossing.

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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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Map showing the approximate locations of the crossings Network Rail plans to close
Background picture: Google Earth

Plans to close 24 Suffolk level crossings

Network Rail has applied for a legal order to close 24 level crossings in Suffolk as part of a plan to make railways safer.

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Fiveways roundabout, Barton Mills, will get �400,000 for traffic lights

Government sets aside £400,000 for traffic lights at Barton Mills’ A11 roundabout

Traffic lights at Barton Mills roundabout on the A11 are part of a £110 million congestion beating budget announced today across the UK. A further £110 million has been promised for ‘a later date’.

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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.

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Train leaving King's Lynn Railway Station

Millions set to fund studies of East Anglia rail upgrade plans

A multi-million pound package has been drawn up to pay for detailed analysis of the work needed to upgrade a key bottleneck on East Anglia’s rail network.

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Accident news.

Police cycling safety campaign after serious collisions on Suffolk roads

Following two recent serious road traffic collisions in Newmarket resulting in the death of one cyclist and serious injury to another, Suffolk Police want to remind those using the county’s roads of the importance in working together to stay safe.

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Icy roads expected tomorrow

Ice warning for East Anglia’s rush hour tomorrow

The Met Office has issued a warning of ice on untreated roads tomorrow morning as showers fall on freezing ground.

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Police name cyclist killed in Newmarket crash

Police have named the cyclist who died following a fatal road crash in Newmarket on Tuesday.

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Cyclist seriously injured in Newmarket road crash

Emergency services have been at the scene of another serious road crash in Newmarket.

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Cyclist dies in Newmarket crash

A cyclist in his 30s died following a crash in Newmarket earlier today.

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Road accident news.

Road closed in Mildenhall after two car collision causes oil spill

A road has been closed in Mildenhall this morning following a collision between two cars which caused an oil spill.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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The scene of the crash on the A14 at Newmarket. Photo: @roadpolicebch

UPDATE: Driver suffers “very serious” leg injuries in two lorry crash on A14 at Newmarket

A man has been rescued from the cab of a lorry after he was trapped following a collision on the A14 near Newmarket this morning.

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The scene of the crash on the A14 at Newmarket. Photo: @roadpolicebch

Long delays on A14 and in Newmarket after very serious lorry crash

A serious collision involving two lorries is blocking the A14 at Newmarket this morning, Thursday January 12.

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MP calls for urgent improvements to A1307 after two killed in head-on crash near Haverhill

Fresh calls for safety improvements to the A1307 have been voiced by West Suffolk’s MP after two people were killed in a head-on collision yesterday.

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Road and traffic news.

UPDATE: Man and woman killed in head-on crash on A1307 between Haverhill and Horseheath

Two people died in a head-on collision on the A1307 yesterday afternoon (January 9) which police continue to investigate.

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Road and traffic news.

BREAKING: Serious collision shuts A1307 from Haverhill to Horseheath

A serious car crash has closed the A1307 between Horseheath and Haverhill.

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AMAZING PERSON: Chris Clements,

Heartfelt tributes to “amazing” man with “wicked personality and sense of humour” who overcame adversity

Tributes have been paid to a man who killed in a collision on the B1052 near Brinkley on Wednesday afternoon (January 4).

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UPDATE: Pedestrian in wheelchair killed in crash at Brinkley

UPDATE: Pedestrian in wheelchair killed in crash at Brinkley

A man has died following a collision on the B1052 near Brinkley yesterday (January 4) afternoon.

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