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Woman escapes unharmed after freak accident in Newmarket’s Fitzroy Street.

A woman driver was unscathed following a freak accident in Newmarket’s Fitzroy Street today which left a car on its roof.

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Fiveways Roundabout on the A11 at Barton Mills

West Suffolk MP meets roads minister on danger routes

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock and South East Cambridgeshire MP Lucy Frazer have secured a meeting with Roads Minster to discuss dangerous roads in their constituencies.

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A new Greater Anglia Class 170208 train

Rail strike looms across Greater Anglia in guards dispute

The rail union RMT today confirmed its Greater Anglia members will take two days of strike action over the potential extension of driver only operation.

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Wide load on A14 through Suffolk in tomorrow’s rush hour

Suffolk Police have warned of possible delays in the A14 in tomorrow’s rush hour as they escort a 76 tonne abnormal load through the county to Felixstowe Docks.

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Minister gives signal for vital East Anglia rail upgrade

Minister gives signal for vital East Anglia rail upgrade

A senior cabinet minister has insisted a key bottleneck on the rail network of Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire is one of his main priorities during a visit to the region.

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Mildenhall's disappearing zebra crossing in Queensway

The case of Mildenhall’s disappearing zebra

Installing a pedestrian crossing in Mildenhall proved not to be a black and white issue.

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Man arrested after crash chaos at Churchill Court in Newmarket

A man aged in his 20s has been arrested after a collision involving a van and a number of vehicles parked at flats in Newmarket.

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Weatherby Crossing, Newmarket rail protest

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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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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