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Final details of the multi-million pound scheme to transform one of the busiest junctions in Norfolk will soon be revealed - and highways bosses hope to seek planning permission before the year is out.

Parts of the county are becoming congested as drivers make bank holiday journeys.

You don't need a key to steal a car; anyone who's ever watched a Hollywood film could tell you that. But, in an age when cars are increasingly locked not with an old-fashioned key but with a keyless entry system, things are a little different from the hot-wiring scenes we're used to seeing in films.

Disruption which will close roads around a key Norwich roundabout for weeks will be worth it, say council leaders, because it will make it safer for cyclists and pedestrians.

Police are searching for the driver of a pick-up truck after a chainsaw fell from their vehicle and hit a Toyota Yaris, setting the car alight.

Plans to make minor highways projects like 20mph zones, pedestrian crossings and double yellow lines easier to carry out have been given approval.

A faulty level crossing has blocked a road in a Norfolk village.

Dashcam footage has emerged of a near miss on the NDR as the driver of a Volkswagen Golf left a roundabout.

Work will begin today to build a new £4.6m roundabout at a Norfolk accident blackspot, with council leaders promising it will cut crashes and reduce delays.

Norfolk Police have shared an image showing the shocking state of one Norfolk driver's tyres after a blow out on the A47.

Travel information has been issued in a bid to reduce congestion ahead of the First Light Festival in Lowestoft next month.

The filming of a Netflix movie in Norwich means traffic will be banned from a number of roads, while bus passengers could face delays.

Bus passengers have been warned that they could face delays as climate change activists hold a potentially disruptive cycle ride around Norwich.

Vital road changes such as crossings and 20mph zones could be completed faster if councillors are given access to four years of funding in one go.

Motorists are set to face disruption when bridge repairs close a road that is a popular short cut to and from a Norfolk town.

Buses are once again able to serve Norwich's Anglia Square, after the completion of roadworks.

£5,000 worth of work aimed at reducing the speed of vehicles travelling through a Norfolk village is soon set to start.

A busy town centre road will close for three months as work starts on the latest stage of a major traffic shake up.

Drivers could face delays as gas works are carried out from next week.

A decision on a preferred route for the mooted Western Link, to connect the Northern Distributor Road to the A47 to the west of Norwich, will be made within two months.

YOUR calls for the full dualling of the A47 are to be taken to Westminster, when a special delegation will heap pressure on the government for a multi-million pound commitment to the region.

Plans to introduce electric charging points within 20 miles of Suffolk's key roads have progressed with the first wave of new points having been completed.

Motorists have been warned to avoid a road in Great Yarmouth after a car crashed into a roundabout.

A road leading to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital will be shut for part of this weekend, as work continues on a £500,000 project to cut travel times for buses.

Drivers can now recharge their electric vehicles in as little as 30 minutes after a series of new rapid chargers were installed.

Drivers have been warned to expect delays on the A47 because of a broken down lorry.

Police have warned drivers to avoid a level crossing after its barriers failed.

A key route into a Norfolk town centre will be closed for two days to allow Anglian Water to install updates.

Updated models feature a new design and better quality interior.

Two people are missing after a suspected gas explosion caused a village bungalow to partially collapse.

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Petrol price rise has made filling up a typical 55-litre family car around £3 more expensive.

The number of passengers using the East Suffolk railway line between Ipswich and Lowestoft has more than doubled over the last 10 years following the introduction of an hourly service on the route.

Motorists are facing more disruption in a South Norfolk town with resurfacing at a busy crossroads, just weeks after work on the same road caused lengthy tailbacks.

A woman has been taken to hospital after her car crashed into a tree on a Norfolk road.

The Canaries will be taking to the streets of Norwich on Bank Holiday Monday to celebrate their promotion to the Premier League. Here's a guide to the roads that will be closed for the parade.

Multi-million pound plans to build two new roundabouts on one of Suffolk's most important road links have been given the green light.

The reopening of the new £1m railway platform at Sheringham station has been delayed after a fault was discovered.

Sheringham Railway Station remains shut so a new platform can be installed.

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A road in South Norfolk is set to be closed to traffic to allow repair work on a bridge.

The A47 near Colney has re-opened, after being shut for just over an hour, while police went to the aid of a person in distress.

People living in Norfolk villages have hit out at a rise in traffic and rat-running, after figures revealed significant increases since the Norwich Northern Distributor Road opened.

A year on from the opening of the £205m Norwich Northern Distributor Road and new statistics have revealed where rat-running has risen, along with roads where traffic has been reduced.

Roadworks will permanently reduce the number of lanes in two city streets get underway today.

A woman who has warned it is just "a matter of time" before someone is seriously injured in a car crash on her street has set up a petition calling for speed bumps to be installed.

Motorists are being warned that some journeys could take three times longer than normal on Good Friday as millions of people embark on an Easter getaway.

Hundreds of people have signed a petition against changes to bus routes in north Norfolk.

Rail company Greater Anglia has recorded the best punctuality figures on the region's trains for nearly two decades.

A caravan company has been reported to the traffic commissioner after Norfolk police stopped a lorry that had been transporting a mobile home without an escort or permit.

Drivers heading into a north Norfolk town are facing miles-long queues after the closure of a nearby B-road for emergency water works.

A last minute road closure has been announced in a Norfolk town centre.

A town centre road will close for seven weeks to allow resurfacing work to begin.

Queues of traffic are forming on the A140 in the construction area of the road, causing up to 20 minutes of delays.

Motorists are being warned they could face delays as an abnormal load is transported through Suffolk.

Motorists are being advised to expect more delays as the latest in a long string of road works is undertaken on the busiest road in a Norfolk town.

A Norfolk town is set for more traffic disruption as the second phase of a £4.5m project gets underway.

A Great Yarmouth bridge is currently unable to lift for vessel traffic.

Dutch rail operator Abellio - which has run Greater Anglia since 2012 - is to take over the East Midlands franchise, including train services from Norwich to Liverpool, in August.

Norwich City fans are being warned to expect delays and seek alternative parking spots as work is completed on a nearby road.

Seven weeks of roadworks are soon set to start in order to build additional kerbs to protect a church wall which has been damaged on a number of occasions.

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