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Motorists are experiencing two miles of queues on the A11 due to a broken down lorry

The pedestrian crossing at Halesworth’s railway station could be at risk of closure again over fears it is still being used in an unsafe manner.

Motorists are being warned to expect rush-hour delays as initial work to widen a main road out of Norwich gets underway next month.

Crime prevention advice has been issued to help people in Suffolk deter heating oil thieves – after more than 50 cases were reported this year.

Essex & Suffolk Water have today placed a two day emergency closure of Stepshort that runs between Belton and Burgh Castle due to a burst water main.

Treacherous conditions caused by snow and ice have led to a series of incidents on the roads today.

Disruption has cleared on the train line between Lowestoft and Oulton Broad South after a points failure this morning.

Trains running to and from Lowestoft this morning are facing disruption due to a points failure.

Work to improve a busy Norwich roundabout is set to resume after a Christmas break.

Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out how hi-tech electronic aids make motoring safer but are don’t replace the driver’s brain

This week I wondered if I might talk about another facet of being British and that is having to put up with the terrible state of our road network.

Another day of gridlock on King’s Lynn’s roads shows why the town needs another gateway.

There are calls for the railway line to King’s Lynn to be dualled as proposed timetable changes will leave passengers facing longer journey times.

A road sign is potentially sending tourists into a spin – by suggesting two of the region’s top tourist resorts, which are actually 10 miles apart, are separated by just a mile.

Getting our provisional licences aged 17 and learning to drive is one of the signs of growing up and gaining our much sought-after independence.

A man has been taken to hospital in a critical condition following a serious road traffic collision in King’s Lynn.

Delays on our region’s roads are getting worse, new figures reveal.

Drivers can expect delays on the roads as police escort a large lorry across Norfolk.

Two options have been put forward to try to tackle concerns over the multi-million pound changes to the Thickthorn roundabout.

A burst water main has forced the closure of two Norwich roads.

A broken-down vehicle on the A11 has resulted in long delays for motorists caught up in queues of more than three miles..

Rail passengers in the region are set to be hit in the pocket following the largest fares hike in five years next month.

Motoring editor Andy Russell’s seasonal goodwill is already running out for safety-shunning stupid drivers and cyclists.

David Webb got on the road with his first car – an MG K2 – but, as a non-runner, he had to get it on the road first.

A busy Great Yarmouth road is set to close for repairs.

Gerald Moores believes supernatural forces transformed his ailing Ford Prefect when he sold it to car dealer and heavyweight wrestling champion Big Les!

Concerns have raised by mid Norfolk residents about a county council consultation that could see cuts being made to rural bus services.

Parents and schools may have to fork out if major proposals to overhaul the free school transport system in Suffolk are approved, it was feared last night.

The second phase of a scheme to reduce congestion on the busy A1074 Dereham Road in New Costessey is planned to get underway next year.

It was love at first sight when Diana Hunt’s boyfriend surprised her with a red Ford Capri... and she still misses her first car!

Scores of motorists are facing fines, points on their licences, or the prospect of special training after “dicing with death” on railway level crossings in Suffolk.

Disruption has continued for motorists in Norwich due to roadworks in the city centre - with some journeys taking more than an hour and a half.

Drivers face more diversions and delays after the closure of part of the A47.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was left with serious head injuries following a crash on the Norfolk/Suffolk border.

The chaos that comes with Black Friday has never seemed to quite reach Norwich, and this year looks set to be no different.

Motorists have been caught in long delays in Norwich city centre due to the latest roadworks.

Following a fault with the signalling system earlier at London Liverpool Street, Greater Anglia said all lines were now open.

Road users have been handed a festive reprieve after council bosses imposed an embargo on non-emergency roadworks in Norwich in the run-up to Christmas.

Drivers have been urged to take extra care on the region’s roads as the days get shorter and colder as winter arrives.

Simon Gray, managing director of Credo Asset Finance, offers some driving tips to help get you through winter.

With the Association of Optometrists calling for a law change on eyesight tests for drivers, motoring editor Andy Russell recalls how he found out he needed glasses.

The A47 has been closed to allow major repairs to be carried out on a busy junction.

Highways England has revealed which areas across the region will be affected by new and ongoing roadworks over the coming week. Here’s everything you need to know.

A speed camera installed on a main road in Thetford is set to be activated.

“I understand you were involved in a road accident that wasn’t you fault...” Motoring editor Andy Russell knows he not alone in wanting to cause these nuisance callers personal injury!

Drivers are facing diversions, because a Norwich city centre road has shut for emergency repairs to a leaking water pipe.

Dusty Miller’s Vauxhall 14 steamed along but it helped put him on the road to some ‘big old beasts’ of motors.

Grant Whillance’s first car was shared with a shipmate and kept in a garage near the docks so it was available when home on leave.

There will be a number of road closures in Norwich on Sunday as the city remembers those who have fallen in war.

Drivers will be able to use part of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road for the first time - with a section of almost four miles having been officially opened.

Wet weather forecast for this weekend has forced authorities to postpone planned repair work to the Carrow Road lifting bridge.

A driving instructor on his way to give a lesson in Poringland has shared this footage of a van driver cutting him up on the A11.

The temporary closure of a major road into Fakenham has been rescheduled after an angry response from businesses.

Greater Anglia is running all its trains over the next two days, despite strike action.

Rail company Greater Anglia has been given approval to use temporary conductor/guards during the two-day strike by RMT members on Wednesday and Thursday.

A broken down vehicle blocking a busy junction on the edge of Norwich caused major delays for motorists this morning.

Highways England has revealed which areas across the region will be affected by new and ongoing roadworks over the coming week. Here’s everything you need to know.

Two days of roadworks are set to take place in Hempton this month, with a section of the carriageway on the A1065 Raynham Road undergoing repair work.

Less than three quarters of fixed speed cameras around Norfolk are actually switched on and catching offenders, it has been revealed.

Thousands of people are to flood to the city on Friday evening for the Big Boom Norwich 2017.

Urgent repair work is set to be carried out on Redhill Bridge in Carbrooke after an inspection found that a car accident caused damage to the infrastructure.

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