Cuts to bus services are now reaching "critical levels", according to a report by the Campaign for Better Transport charity.
The report says that Southend is one of three councils across the UK to stop supporting bus services altogether, whilst Cambridgeshire County Council is among those making year-on-year cuts of more than 10%.
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Norwich City and Middlesbrough go head-to-head this evening at Carrow Road in a pivotal clash in The Championship promotion race.
Ipswich is a seat that has swung between the Conservatives and Labour for much of the last century.
A dry weekend's expected everywhere with plenty of sunshine, especially on Saturday.