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A teenager has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries - after a serious road traffic accident in Suffolk

He was riding a bike when he was in collision with a car in Rushmere St Andrew, near Ipswich, yesterday evening. He's now in Addenbrooke's Hospital. Police are appealing for witnesses.


Delays on Cambridge to Norwich route after a person is hit by a train

Greater Anglia say there are delays and cancellations on the Norwich to Cambridge line after a person was struck by a train at Wymondham.


Essex MPs 'pleased' that report doesn't recommend extra Stansted runway

Stansted Airport. Credit: PA

Essex MPs have welcomed a long awaited report into airport capacity, saying they are pleased it doesn't recommend an extra runway at Stansted.

The airport commission says Heathrow is the best option for a new runway.

But the report does indicate that passenger numbers at Stansted will increase over the next 15 years.

"I think Manchester Airports group are far more responsive to the public than their predecessors as the owners of Stansted, and there is on the whole a pretty cordial relationship.

I think it would only start to become strained some years down the line if a second runway was talked about."

– Sir Alan Haselhurst MP, Saffon Walden

McCourt and Okuonghae sign for Luton Town, while Cullen departs

Paddy McCourt in action for Celtic. Credit: PA

Luton Town have completed the double signing of winger Paddy McCourt and defender Magnus Okuonghae.

Former Celtic man McCourt, who has 14 caps for Northern Ireland, has penned a two-year contract while ex Colchester United captain Okuonghae has agreed a similar deal.

Magnus Okuonghae left Colchester United in the summer. Credit: PA

Meanwhile, striker Mark Cullen has left the club.

The 23-year-old has joined League One side Blackpool for £180,000.

"Mark was part of our squad that got us promoted back to the Football League – that is something we’ll never forget – and last season he was our leading goalscorer.

However, Mark made it obvious that he wanted to move back up north to be closer to his home."

– John Still, Luton Town Manager

Norfolk Fire Service: "Thetford Forest blaze has grown to 30 acres"

The fire has now grown to 30 acres. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Norfolk Fire Service have confirmed that a blaze in Thetford Forest has now grown to 30 acres.

Firefighters have been tackling the blaze since 2pm near Kingfisher Lake.

Suffolk Police have been called in to assist. The cause still isn't known.

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