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Mark pendlington, Ben Gummer MP, and Chloe Smith MP, with former transport minister Stephen Hammond on Ipswich Station

Bid to improve mainline train travel gets boost

The campaign to see major improvements on the main line between East Anglia and London is taking a major step forward today with a bid for widespread public support.

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The Town Hall in Great Yarmouth.
May 2014.

Picture: James Bass

Great Yarmouth Borough Council to pay new chief executive £995 a day

The new interim chief executive of Great Yarmouth Borough Council is to be paid £200,000 a year.

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David Ruffley MP

Bury St Edmunds: David Ruffley’s regret over domestic incident

Bury St Edmunds MP David Ruffley has broken his silence on the incident earlier this year in which he received a police caution for common assault.

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NDR protest at the Assembly House, Norwich. Photo: Mustard TV

Critics present case against £148.5m road

A proposed £148.5m road to the north of Norwich would be “the biggest piece of environmental destruction yet seen in Norfolk”, it was claimed at a public hearing into the scheme.

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Members of the public study the latest plans for the NDR. Picture: Denise Bradley

Update: £148.5m Norwich Northern Distributor Road would be ‘biggest piece of environmental destruction yet seen in Norfolk’ planning inquiry told

A proposed £148.5m road to the north of Norwich would be “the biggest piece of environmental destruction yet seen in Norfolk”, it was claimed at a public hearing today.

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Great Blakenham Incinerator

Criticism of decision-making over deal to burn Norfolk’s waste in Suffolk

The decision-making behind a deal which will see a share of Norfolk’s rubbish burned in an incinerator in Suffolk has come under fire.

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