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Mixed views as trial begins of new London Road layout

Drivers have been sharing their thoughts on a trial layout of one of Lynn’s busiest roads introduced in a bid to tackle congestion problems.

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Two Large Vehicles carrying the wide loads heading out on the A10 from Garage Lane Setch

Wide load escorted to sugar plant

Drivers had a slower than normal journey along several West Norfolk roads this week as police escorted an abnormal load across the area.

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Man taken to hospital following crash between car and van on A10 at Southery

A man in his 50s has been taken to hospital after a crash between a van and a car on the A10 at Southery this morning.

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Works in the car park will start next week

£10.4 million road repair programme to start in Syderstone

A £10.4 million programme of resurfacing works designed to prevent the development of pot holes is set to begin in West Norfolk later this week.

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Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, King's Court Hq, Chapel Street King's Lynn

It’s 20 years of success for the Safe Riders in West Norfolk

A course which aims to reduce the number of casualties on West Norfolk’s roads by educating riders is proving a success.

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Witnesses sought after driver failed to stop following Swaffham crash

Witnesses are being sought after a driver failed to stop at the scene of a crash on the outskirts of Swaffham.

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A new road layout is to be trialled in a bid to reduce congestion on Lynn's London Road

One in, two out, as King’s Lynn road layout trial announced

A new layout is to be trialled on one of Lynn’s busiest roads in a bid to tackle long-standing congestion problems, officials have announced today.

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A Large Gas Turbine will be travelling through King's Lynn today Sunday 8th April and may cause some delays'our picture shows the load on rouite between Wootton Gap and Knightshill Roundabout.'Norfolk Police are warning motorists the abnormal load will be travelling from King's Lynn Docks to the King's Lynn  Power Station at Saddlebow 'The load is over 95 meters long and 5 meters wide.

Gas turbine causes delays on King’s Lynn roads and brings out the crowds to watch

An abnormal load travelling through Lynn on Sunday morning caught road users’ eye as many of them stopped to snap a picture.

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Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash on A10 near Downham Market

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a three-vehicle collision which closed the A10 near Downham early this morning.

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Thousands of potholes like this have still to be repaired on Norfolk's road network

More than 2,000 potholes still to be fixed on Norfolk’s roads, council reveals

The full extent of the pothole problem facing drivers in West Norfolk has been outlined.

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Swaffham.

Weight limit hope for Swaffham traffic problem

A trial weight limit could help to provide answers to a town’s traffic and pollution problems, a civic leader has heard.

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A47 Alliance chairman Martin Wilby, Narborough parish council chairman David Williams and county councillor Ed Colman at a public meeting on the campaign to dual the A47

‘We must keep up the pressure on A47’, campaign chief tells Narborough meeting

Public backing could make all the difference to securing early funding for a key upgrade of the A47 in West Norfolk, a meeting has heard.

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The Norman School Northwold

Car park plan aims to ease Northwold school jams

An area of old allotment land could be turned into a car park if plans by community leaders are given the go-ahead.

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Passengers look set to wait even longer for extended train services to and from West Norfolk

‘No longer trains to King’s Lynn this year’, council committee told

Rail bosses have finally admitted longer trains will not run to and from West Norfolk this year, councillors have heard.

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The scene of this evening's crash on the A47

UPDATE: One person taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash on A47 near King’s Lynn

One person was taken to hospital yesterday evening after a multi-vehicle crash on the A47 near Lynn.

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‘Help us keep moving’, pleads West Norfolk bus operator on announcement of £1 million investment package

‘Help us keep moving’, pleads West Norfolk bus operator on announcement of £1 million investment package

A bus operator, which this week announced a £1 million investment in its network, has called for radical action against what it calls Lynn’s “routinely gridlocked” traffic.

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James Palmer

A47 upgrade ‘will help whole region’, says mayor

Upgrading the A47 will provide a major economic boost for the whole of East Anglia, one of the region’s most senior political leaders has claimed.

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Crash on Vancouver Avenue in King's Lynn. Photo: King's Lynn Police.

Traffic delays in King’s Lynn after crash near Southgates roundabout

There are delays to traffic in Lynn this morning after a collision involving two vehicles on Vancouver Avenue close to the Southgates roundabout.

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A new campaign to fully dual the A47 is being launched in King's Lynn today

New A47 dual carriageway campaign launched in King’s Lynn

A new campaign to dual the A47 through Norfolk and Cambridgeshire has been launched in King’s Lynn today.

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Council plan to invest in Norfolk's future.

West Norfolk communities set to share transport cash

Dozens of community transport projects in West Norfolk are set to receive county funding if plans are approved at a meeting today.

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