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Train operator C2C has franchise extended

Train operator C2C which operates from Shoeburyness and Southend into London has had its franchise extended by 16 months.

C2C is the most punctual train operator in the country, running over 97 per cent of its services on time.

C2C also came top of a national passenger survey. It has plans to upgrade a number of stations with better facilities for passengers.


Facebook petition to keep postbox bronze

More than 2,000 people have joined a Facebook campaign to keep the bronze paint on a post box in Lowestoft, in honour of local boxer Anthony Ogogo.

The middleweight was welcomed back to the town this week after winning a bronze medal at the London Olympics.

But the Royal Mail says it's only honouring gold medallists, and the unofficial tribute will soon be repainted red.


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