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Police encourage drivers to belt up

Police encourage drivers to belt up

Police encourage drivers to belt up

14 June 2023

A two-week long police enforcement campaign with increased checks encourages drivers to wear seatbelts.


Speed limit change would have ‘negative impact’ on residents and businesses, say councillors

Speed limit change would have ‘negative impact’ on residents and businesses, say councillors

Speed limit change would have ‘negative impact’ on residents and businesses, say councillors

13 June 2023

A speed limit reduction along a “vital trunk road” would cause havoc for drivers and businesses, according to worried councillors.

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More disruption for learner drivers

More disruption for learner drivers

More disruption for learner drivers

08 June 2023

Learner drivers are being told to prepare for possible disruption as examiners confirm five further strikes.


Assistance teams introduced at train stations to provide better disability access

Assistance teams introduced at train stations to provide better disability access

Assistance teams introduced at train stations to provide better disability access

07 June 2023

A wheelchair user is urging other disabled people to use a new mobile assistance team which has been introduced at two train stations.

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E-scooters to be banned on trains due to fire safety concerns

E-scooters to be banned on trains due to fire safety concerns

E-scooters to be banned on trains due to fire safety concerns

30 May 2023

E-scooters are set to be banned on some West Norfolk train services due to “potential risks” to passenger safety.


Three taken to hospital after A17 crash

Three taken to hospital after A17 crash

Three taken to hospital after A17 crash

24 May 2023

Three pedestrians have been taken to hospital following a crash on the A17 this evening.


New train timetable will bring half-hourly departures during peak times

New train timetable will bring half-hourly departures during peak times

New train timetable will bring half-hourly departures during peak times

11 May 2023

In the latest update of train times, it has been announced that a significant number of extra trains will run into Lynn.


Communities don’t want longer lorries ‘thundering through’ say campaigners

Communities don’t want longer lorries ‘thundering through’ say campaigners

Communities don’t want longer lorries ‘thundering through’ say campaigners

10 May 2023

Longer lorries are to be allowed on UK roads but campaigners say they put other users at risk and communities don’t want them ‘thundering’ through.

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New wave of rail strikes to disrupt train services

New wave of rail strikes to disrupt train services

New wave of rail strikes to disrupt train services

10 May 2023

Passengers travelling by train are being told to plan journeys thoroughly ahead of a fresh wave of walkouts throughout May and June.


A47 was closed in both directions after lorry fire

A47 was closed in both directions after lorry fire

A47 was closed in both directions after lorry fire

28 April 2023

A main road was closed in both directions for more than two hours after a lorry caught fire.


Learner drivers face a week of disruption

Learner drivers face a week of disruption

Learner drivers face a week of disruption

21 April 2023

Learner drivers face a week of disruption as examiners plan to go out on strike in a row over pay and pensions.


Buses set to be more frequent in borough

Buses set to be more frequent in borough

Buses set to be more frequent in borough

17 April 2023

Four key bus services in West Norfolk have been extended as part of Norfolk County Council's Bus Service Improvement Plan.


Extended HGV driver scheme starts up in town as organisers look to fill hundreds of jobs

Extended HGV driver scheme starts up in town as organisers look to fill hundreds of jobs

Extended HGV driver scheme starts up in town as organisers look to fill hundreds of jobs

06 April 2023

An extended HGV driving course which could make hundreds of jobs available will have a training centre based in West Norfolk.


Are more drivers ditching their cars in the cost of living crisis?

Are more drivers ditching their cars in the cost of living crisis?

Are more drivers ditching their cars in the cost of living crisis?

21 March 2023

The cost of living crisis is forcing increasing numbers of drivers to take their cars off the road to avoid high running costs, suggests a new report.


Rail to River project update - Talk of the Town column

Rail to River project update - Talk of the Town column

Rail to River project update - Talk of the Town column

11 March 2023

Planning application for a new town centre arch which was designed with the aid of youngsters and a pilot travel hub are among the developments.


Drivers asked to give gritters time and space as 530 vehicles go on standby

Drivers asked to give gritters time and space as 530 vehicles go on standby

Drivers asked to give gritters time and space as 530 vehicles go on standby

06 March 2023

Drivers are being asked to give gritting teams time and space to work as an Arctic blast bringing warnings of ice and snow moves in.


£1million scheme has already tackled 15 road safety projects

£1million scheme has already tackled 15 road safety projects

£1million scheme has already tackled 15 road safety projects

02 March 2023

A four-year scheme to bolster road safety in West Norfolk has already seen more than ten improvements made.


‘You have to take life into your own hands’: Councillors back new A47 speed limits

‘You have to take life into your own hands’: Councillors back new A47 speed limits

‘You have to take life into your own hands’: Councillors back new A47 speed limits

24 February 2023

Councillors hope residents will no longer have to “take their lives into their own hands” thanks to new speed limits on the A47.


Recovery business submits plans to move sites

Recovery business submits plans to move sites

Recovery business submits plans to move sites

17 February 2023

A roadside recovery company is hoping to move sites after its current base became ‘dilapidated’.


Speed limits on A47 set to be changed after fatal crashes

Speed limits on A47 set to be changed after fatal crashes

Speed limits on A47 set to be changed after fatal crashes

14 February 2023

One busy A road could be subject to a raft of changes - and new speed limits - following a series of crashes which killed four people.


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