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Traffic trundling through Long Stratton Picture by: Sonya Duncan

Long Stratton’s bypass dream moves 
a step closer

Landowners whose property is crucial to whether the long awaited Long Stratton bypass gets built have been handed an ultimatum - sign up to the scheme on Monday or the council is ready to grab their land.

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UKIP fishing spokesman Ray Finch talking about the importance of the fishing industry in Lowestoft.

Coastal politicians fish for votes ahead of May’s election – in every sense of the word

As the fight for one of the key election battlegrounds hots up ahead of May’s general election, coastal politicians are fishing for votes – in every sense of the word.

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Charles Clarke's in-conversation event at the UEA. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Political book based on University of East Anglia lecture series wins award

A series of University of East Anglia lectures which were turned into a book by former Norwich MP Charles Clarke has won a prestigious award.

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An Abellio Greater Anglia train at Colchester

Training, lights and fences to tackle the suicides on the track

New fences, lights and special training for staff have been introduced by the region’s rail operator in a bid to tackle the increase in deaths on the tracks.

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Since October 2014 Sprowston residents have been able to recycle glass in their grey bins PHOTO: Anthony Devlin

Is this the end of the bottle bank? Sprowston banks to be removed as use drops by 70 percent

The introduction of kerb-side collections of glass by Broadland Council means glass can be recycled from home.

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An artist's impression of what Generation Park could look like from the proposed new bridge.

Public to get chance to look at £325m Norwich energy plant plans

The public will today get the chance to take their first detailed look at proposals for a £325m energy plant on the edge of Norwich city centre.

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