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Weekend strike by Stansted security workers

Stansted airport. Credit: ITV Anglia

Staff at Stansted Airport who operate security scanners for checked in luggage are taking strike action from today until tomorrow.

Around 30 employees are expected to walk out from 3.45am this afternoon. They will resume working at 1.45pm, Sunday.

It is in relation to a dispute with their employers and private contractor Mitie, regarding pay.

Members of the GMB Union agreed to strike with a majority of 87 per cent in a vote where 80 per cent of members turned out.

They also took strike action in August and September.

Horse loose as A14 closed after horsebox fire

Part of the A14 near Cambridge has been closed after a horsebox caught fire. It was reported that at least one horse was on the loose.

There were long delays on one of the busiest sections of the road north of Cambridge.

The incident was between Histon and Milton and the westbound carriageway was closed near junction 32 for a time.

Roundabout to re-open five days after burst water main

There have been delays in Colchester for five days following disruption from a burst water main. Credit: ITV News Anglia

All routes leading to a busy roundabout in Colchester are due to fully re-open almost five days after a water main burst on the site.

Motorists have been experiencing severe delays along all four approach roads to the Maldon Road roundabout since Monday morning.

Anglian Water say they had to restrict traffic to one lane for 'safety reasons' while they fixed 30ft of pipe and excavated 100 tonnes of material.

Anglian Water say they had to restrict traffic to one lane for 'safety reasons' Credit: ITV News Anglia


Rail: Broken down freight train affecting services

A broken down freight train between March and Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire is affecting East Midlands and Cross Country services.

East Midlands services between Norwich and Peterborough may be delayed at short notice or cancelled.

CrossCountry services have also been suspended between Peterborough and Ely with trains now unable to run.

It's also affecting Abellio Greater Anglia services.

A recovery train is en-route and engineers are assessing the problem.

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