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A Norwich road will be shut for eight weeks as part of a £10.3m project to prevent flooding in and around the city.

A road which was due to close this weekend because of work connected to the Norwich Northern Distributor Road will now remain open.

Road users are being reminded that major work to repair bridges over the A47 in King’s Lynn will begin on Monday.

With safety fears over extending the first MOT test from three to four years, new data shows the best and worst pass rates and common faults.

Emergency services are on scene at Haughley, in Suffolk, after a person was hit by a train.

An issue with a signalling system has seen trains between London and Norwich severely disrupted.

Rail passengers are set to experience widespread disruption as work on a major modernisation plan gets under way.

Hundreds of Ford racing and road cars will be on track and on display at Snetterton on Sunday for the circuit’s newest event, Ford Power Live.

Motorists on the A11 are facing major delays after problems with the Thickthorn roundabout traffic lights.

A busy road connecting the Broads and Norwich has reopened after the completion of major NDR work.

Drivers have been warned sections of a road in Hellesdon will be closed again for the next two Saturdays so work can be done to improve drains and stop flooding.

Cyclists will get the opportunity to use a section of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road before drivers do.

The leader of Norfolk County Council has said he believes the final cost of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road will come in as high as £205m - which would mean a potential overspend of £25m.

It is arguably the world’s best-known car manufacturer, which has designed some of the most iconic cars that have for decades transported people across the land.

A £160m viaduct could be built to carry the “missing link” of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road over the Wensum Valley.

Rail passengers are being asked not to pull the emergency cord if there is a medical emergency on board a train.

Delays are expected following the announcement that a lane will be closed on the B1150 North Walsham Road for eight weeks.

A first-of-its-kind event aimed at empowering community groups to help address Fenland’s rural transport challenges takes place tomorrow.

Many drivers in Britain would like the drink-drive limit lowered, according to new research.

Terry Patrick’s Isetta bubble car came to an oily end and he still has the manual to remind how the bubble really did burst!

Motorists may experience delays in parts of Norfolk on Sunday as an abnormal load is transported through the county.

The highly-prized Bodyshop magazine awards, seen as the most prestigious in the industry, saw local people’s and business’s success and achievements recognised.

Ten nights and nine days of round the clock work connected to the Norwich Northern Distributor Road will begin on the A1151 Wroxham Road tonight.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a car crashed into a hedge in a Norwich street.

Motorists may experience delays in parts of Norfolk today as an abnormal load is transported through the county.

Carriageway surfacing works to four junctions on Mill Road, Hethersett, will start later this month.

Drivers who persist in turning right on a road where it has been banned because of work on the Norwich Northern Distributor Road have been warned the police are ready to catch them.

Ambitious plans for a long-awaited bypass for Long Stratton could be proposed to South Norfolk Council before Christmas.

Council bosses have confirmed that the A1151 Wroxham Road will close this Friday and is likely to remain shut for nine days and 10 nights because of work on the Norwich Northern Distributor Road.

Specialist consultants have been brought in by Norfolk County Council to try to help bring down the escalating costs of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road.

Officials hope delays to drivers will be no more than 10 minutes when roadworks close part of the A47 near King’s Lynn.

Five months of roadworks will start in part of Norwich at the end of this week, in a £1.2m scheme to protect the area from flooding.

Part of a popular bus route from a tourist hub into Norwich will not run for more than a week because of major NDR work.

Aerial footage taken by two Norfolk pilots of the Northern Distributor Road (NDR) in Norwich shows the development of the new road since the pair shot their last video in August.

Drivers face more than six months of delays and diversions as parts of the A47 are closed around King’s Lynn.

Driving instructor Blair Wilson’s prize of a set of AlloyGators to protect the alloy wheels on his motoring school car have been fitted by Duff Morgan in Norwich.

Jack Luxon’s first car was a 10-year-old Mercedes-Benz, with some unusual electrical issues, which he bought while serving in Germany.

A stretch of Magdalen Road in Norwich will be closed for up to five nights next month as work on a cycle scheme gets underway.

Trevor Morgan build one good Austin Seven out of two that he bought in 1957 for £26 and later sold it for a profit. Happy motoring!

Colourful markings which have sprung up on Prince of Wales Road and nearby streets do not mean roads are about to be dug up, council bosses have said.

A bridge which crosses the Norwich Northern Distributor Road has been blessed by a Bishop and given a new name thanks to schoolchildren.

Suffolk Coastal MP, Dr Therese Coffey, has warned people in Halesworth that they could still see the crossing at the town’s railway station shut if it is not used properly.

Carriageway resurfacing work will result in overnight road closures on the A11.

These amazing aerial pictures reveal the progress being made on the Northern Distributor Road (NDR) in Norwich.

Three weeks of work to fix a footpath will bring disruption to traffic in Cringleford.

A new state-of-the-art signalling system is to be installed on train lines in the Norwich, Yarmouth and Lowestoft areas.

Motorists face up to 10 weeks of disruption as overnight roadworks begin on the A11.

Drivers experienced delays on the A47 at Norwich this afternoon due to a number of ladders in the road.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic crash which happened on Colman Road in Norwich last week.

The potential routes and costs to complete the so-called missing link of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road will be published within the next month.

Norfolk police are warning drivers to take care when driving through Fakenham following a large oil spill.

Barbara Hardiman’s Mini van was a big part of her life, carrying loads of rubbish to the dump and full of happy memories over 45 years of ownership.

Authorities are not quite sure who has put up a set of temporary traffic lights which are causing traffic chaos.

The centre of Reepham will be filled with classic vehicle for the town’s fourth annual classic car and bike festival on Sunday.

Train services between Norwich and London Liverpool Street are currently disrupted due to a person being hit by a train between Shenfield and Ingatestone.

The first ever Parkers New Car Awards grouped vehicles according to buyers’ lifestyle choices with Toyota’s ground-breaking C-HR crossover coming out on top.

Workers at Greater Anglia are to hold two 24-hour strikes over the role of guards and driver-only trains.

Queues on the A148 between Letheringsett and Holt are expected to continue for another week due to works being carried out by British Telecoms.

A lane on Norwich’s ring road has been shut because of work to prevent flooding in parts of Thorpe St Andrew.

A woman was taken to hospital after a two-car crash on the A146 near Trowse.

Following a line-side fire between Ipswich and Needham Market, Greater Anglia said all lines were now open.

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