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Cambridge busway closed as repairs get underway

The maintenance track will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists Credit: ITV News Anglia

Work to repair the crossing points on the busway in Cambridge has got underway.

The busway will be closed from midnight on Friday, 20 October until 6pm on Sunday 29 October while the repairs at Iceni Way, Chariot Way, Chieftain Way and Graham Road are carried out.

The Orchard Park East and West stops in both directions will be closed between these dates and closure signs have been placed at these stops.

The maintenance track will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists all week.

Reports of new railcard launching first across Anglia

A briefing letter describing the railcard was obtained by moneysavingexpert.com. Credit: ITV Anglia.

Greater Anglia are said to be the first train operator to launch a new railcard.

Dubbed the ‘Millennial Railcard’ it will reportedly allow people aged between 26 and 30, a third off most rail journeys.

It has been revealed in a briefing letter obtained by moneysavingexpert.com.

They say Greater Anglia iss set to rollout the scheme in December with a possible national rollout in the new year.

Body of man found in Ipswich woodlands

The death isn't being treated as suspicious. Credit: PA.

The body of a man has been found in Ipswich.

Police were called at approximately 3pm yesterday (20 October) to woodlands near Spring Road.

The body is believed to be that of missing 35-year-old Matthew Whyman, who was last seen at his home in the town a week and a half ago.

Mr Whyman’s family have been informed of the discovery and formal identification procedures will take place in due course.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Appeal after woman killed in Bedfordshire crash

Police investigating a fatal road traffic collision near Shillington are appealing for witnesses Credit: PA

A woman has died in a crash in Bedfordshire.

Laura Jones, who was 29 and from Leighton buzzard, was killed near Shillington on Thursday (19 October) afternoon.

The victim’s Ford Mondeo veered onto the opposite carriageway on the B655 Barton Road at Pegsdon.

Sergeant James Wood from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Roads Policing Unit said: “This was a tragic incident with terrible consequences, resulting in a young woman sadly losing her life. It is vital that we fully investigate the collision in order to establish the circumstances around it.

“I would appeal for anyone who saw the collision, or either vehicle in the area prior to it, to get in contact with any piece of information, big or small.”

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Seven fire crews tackle early morning barn blaze

Multiple appliances attended. Credit: Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Seven fire crews spent the early hours of this morning (21 October) battling a blaze at a barn in Hevingham in Norfolk.

They were called around 4:30 this morning to the fire on Brick Kiln Road.

Appliances from Aylsham, Sprowston, Earlham, Reepham, Carrow, Hethersett, Wymondham, Dereham, Wroxham, Fakenham and Harleston all attended.

The flames were eventually contained and the fire extinguished.

The fire was contained and extinguished. Credit: Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.
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