Saxmundham news

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Emergency services have been called to a three vehicle crash in Saxmundham this afternoon.

A Suffolk peer has made calls for EDF Energy to build lasting homes, rather than temporary accommodation, for workers on the proposed Sizewell C plant.

A man who was flown to hospital fighting for his life after a two car crash on the A12 near Saxmundham today is no longer in a life threatening condition.

A stolen Land Rover was driven at its owners at their property and rammed a police car during a pursuit in the Suffolk countryside in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The “strong” sense of community in Saxmundham was on full display during the annual Christmas lights switch-on event on Saturday, organisers have said.

Transport bosses have confirmed £1million of funding has been made available to develop plans for long-awaited bypass proposals in east Suffolk.

Department for Transport

A stretch of the A12 near Saxmundham is partially blocked after two cars collided.


The headteacher of Yoxford Primary School has said his school will not suffer the same fate as Peasenhall Primary, insisting “refreshed, confident” teachers are now improving standards.

Department for Education

Parents of children attending a small rural school in Suffolk have accused the local authority of trying to intentionally close it – as pupils have been moved to a nearby school.

Suffolk County Council

Teachers at one Suffolk primary school have found a new way to inspire children and encourage them to take a positive attitude to their learning.

More than 600 deaths across Suffolk and north Essex have been blamed on poor air quality, official figures show, prompting calls for faster action to tackle the deadly issue.

Dan Poulter

Alex Spencer celebrates the village eccentric but says we have nothing on her home county of Yorkshire

Post Office

Firefighters called to a school in the early hours today feared they would face a devastating blaze ... only to discover an intruder making a cup of tea.

Runners travelled from as far as Scotland to take part in a “unique” challenge along the Suffolk coast.

Rotary Club

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