A man has been arrested over reports he was armed with a sword.
Date Unveiled For A11 Dualling
The Department for Transport has announced that the A11 will be dualled within the next financial year.
The government plans to transform the nine-mile road between Barton Mills and Thetford in a £131m scheme.
Roads Minister Mike Penning made the announcement as he published the timetable for the 14 major road Highways Agency.
On hearing the news, Matthew Hancock MP for West Suffolk commented:
"I am delighted that the Department of Transport has announced it will dual the A11 within the next financial year. After many people over many decades have campaigned so hard for the dualling of the A11 it is fantastic to get a start date in the diary.
Everyone across East Anglia knows how important this stretch of road is. Thanks to the planned improvements, millions of people will get home more quickly and safely than before.
"Crucially, the works will also bring dramatic economic benefits for Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk. The economic return will be twenty times greater than the cost, according to an independent report made to the Government last year, and this doesn’t even reflect the benefits brought to quality of living for the people affected.”
It is hoped it will cut journey times and bring more money to the region.
A former PE teacher's been jailed for 5 years after indecently assaulting pupils at two Norfolk high schools.
It's happened just days after a 16 year old boy was also stabbed in the town.
Five people have been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Ipswich over the weekend.
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