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Bus users on the coast will need to check timetables after changes were announced by First Norfolk and Suffolk.

Two people were taken to hospital following a crash in Barnby, near Lowestoft.

Drivers have been urged to plan ahead to try to ease the disruption when a key roundabout on Norwich’s busy ring road closes next week.

Roadworks costing £4,500 are set to begin next week to repair drainage systems in a south Norfolk village leading to five days of disruption.

People living in a Norwich street where traffic is “absolute chaos” have warned a five-day closure of a roundabout may worsen their problems.

Bus passengers are being warned of disruption to services next week when a key roundabout on Norwich’s busy ring road is closed in all directions for at least five days.

The end of the road for Charles Drake’s 1947 Standard 10 Tourer was something of a moving experience on a foggy, frosty morning.

This dashcam footage shows the moment two cars collide while exiting one of the Broadland Northway (NDR) roundabouts.

This week the MOT test is changing and under stricter rules, it may make the test harder to pass for certain vehicles.

Hay fever season is here but, before driving, have you checked the side-effects of any remedies or medicines you plan to take or, worse still, are already? Motoring editor Andy Russell says it’s advice not to be sneezed at.

Rover, once a driving force of motoring, came to the end of the road in 2005 after a century of production. But a dedicated group of motoring enthusiasts is not only keeping the famous name alive but looking to grow Norfolk and Norwich Rover Owners’ Club across East Anglia. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out more about the romance of Rover.

Once common cars are becoming endangered species on our roads, research shows.

Tony Hewlett had some explaining to do when his 1962 Ford Popular was used by criminals and he did not know it was missing. But it didn’t fare so well as a tow car.

More than 60 cars later, David Woodhouse’s favourite is still his first – a 1949 Triumph Dolomite Roadster.

Testing has started on the first of Greater Anglia’s new regional trains that are due to transform services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

Residents and visitors to Southwold are being advised of road closures and parking restrictions to accommodate the OVO Energy Women’s Tour taking place in June.

Construction barriers on the St Crispins flyover will be secured after blowing down twice in high winds.

More than 220 drivers who ignored a temporary speed limit on the edge of Norwich are facing fines, points and speed awareness courses, after being caught zooming through £1.7m roadworks.

Since the full opening of the Broadland Northway (NDR) last month, many people have been raising their concerns about the layout of the road.

A fallen tree and power cable has blocked a rural road this morning.

Motorists have been told to expect delays while a series of road repairs are carried out along the A47 around King’s Lynn and Wisbech.

Rail services are returning to normal between Stowmarket and Diss, following delays and alterations while an inspection of the track took place.

Visitors to the official launch of NMG’s new MG showroom in Norwich over the weekend can also enjoy some blasts from the past with heritage models from the iconic brand on display.

Peter Lane bought a year-old Ford 100E van in 1961 and he and a school friend enjoyed some memorable, and eventful, camping trips in Scoland with it.

Putting your exact home address into your sat-nav could be an open invitation to criminals. Motoring editor Andy Russell passes on a sensible suggestion for improving your security.

All new trains and rail signalling will be digital or digital-ready from next year to reduce overcrowding and cut delays, it has been revealed.

More than a hundred people had their say on the first day of consultation over whether people want to see the Norwich Northern Distributor Road joined to the A47 to the west of the city.

A driving instructor has warned he fears a combination of poor driving and the design of the roundabouts on the Broadland Northway means a serious accident is waiting to happen.

Train passengers in Norfolk and Suffolk have been promised fewer delays and cancellations on mainline services following upgrades.

Consultation will start today over whether people want to see the Norwich Northern Distributor Road joined to the A47 to the west of the city.

A main road through the heart of Norfolk is to be closed overnight so roadworks can take place.

Motorists face a series of disruptions in the coming weeks, as a variety of works are carried out to improve the A47.

Drivers will face major disruption later this month, when a key roundabout on Norwich’s busy ring road is closed in all directions for at least five days.

Drivers will face disruption in Norwich next week due to four nights of work at a roundabout on the city’s ring road.

MINI celebrating 25 years of the convertible did not add up for motoring editor Andy Russell but it was a case of poor memory, not poor maths.

Richard Batson tells how the Triumph Herald’s looks belied its dodgy driveability but an engine compartment you could almost walk into made it easy to maintain.

Shipdham residents were left fearing for their safety on Monday after two articulated lorries got into difficulty at the Mill Road/ A1075 junction in just one day.

Simon Gray, of Credo Asset Finance, looks at a market faced with challenges as a result of the great fuel debate.

The A1065 at South Raynham is expected to be closed for several hours after a two-vehicle collision.

The A47 Beaufort Way roundabout in Gorleston is to be closed on Friday night so surface improvement and traffic light installation work can be completed.

Drivers using the A11 and A1065 around the Thetford area are being warned they may experience delays this morning.

A burst water main on a Norwich road has led to buses having to take an alternative route.

When it became clear the Norwich Northern Distributor Road (as it was called at the time) would not connect to the A47 to the west of the city, some gave it a new name - the Road to Nowhere.

People are to be asked whether they want to see the Norwich Northern Distributor Road joined to the A47 to the west of the city.

A recovery truck has crashed into a ditch on the Acle Straight.

Motorists are being urged to take care after a hole appeared on a busy road.

A broken down tractor is causing disruption on the A47 at Harford Bridge, near Norwich.

A road has reopened on a busy interchange in King’s Lynn although a further weekend closure is planned to complete repair works.

Drivers are being warned to expect delays in Wereham next month as carriageway resurfacing work gets underway.

A 1960 Ford ‘Anglebox’ Anglia 105E put Eamonn Harvey on the road to enjoying owning classic cars and he still has an Austin A35.

Motorists are being warned of potential delays while work is carried out on major roads in Norfolk from this weekend.

Alan Burbridge’s first car was a 1967 Ford Anglia Super and fond memories still coming flooding back whenever he sees one at a classic car meet.

Drivers will face disruption during four nights of work at a roundabout on Norwich’s ring road.

A poll by this newspaper has revealed the town’s division over the new layout at Fullers Hill roundabout.

A week on from the opening of the £205m Broadland Northway - previously known as the Norwich Northern Distributor Road - we decided to find out whether the road is helping to speed up journeys.

Drivers have been told to expect delays while road markings are renewed along the A11.

A pothole that grew and grew over four months, and caused severe flooding, has finally been filled in.

A delay to long-running roadworks on a busy city road will cause seven more weeks of “hell” for businesses, residents and commuters, it has been claimed.

A £20m project to add 1,700 spaces to railway station car parks will benefit Norfolk commuters.

The A47 Beaufort Way roundabout in Gorleston is to be closed for five nights from Monday between 8pm and 6am for surface improvement and traffic light installation work

Motorists have been warned to expect delays on Friday as an abnormal load is transported through Norfolk.

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