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Braintree: Overturned van blocks B1018 near Freeport

PUBLISHED: 08:53 26 March 2014 | UPDATED: 10:09 26 March 2014

An overturned lorry is causing delays in Braintree

An overturned lorry is causing delays in Braintree

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A van has overturned in Braintree causing delays.

The incident happened around the Witham and Freeport Village Exit between Galley’s Corner and the Millennium Way junction, southbound on the B1018.

One lane is closed and police are currently directing traffic.

The collision happened just after 8am, and a white Mercedes Sprinter van, a red DAF truck and a blue Volkswagen were involved.

The van needs to be recovered and ambulance crews are currently attending.

After nine months of, for no particular reason, referring to our unborn first child as “he” (“how’s he doing in there?” etc), it came to me to make the big reveal to my wife in the moments immediately after the birth, writes Elliot Furniss, from Ipswich.

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash in a north Essex village this morning.

Engineers worked through the night to restore power to households across Suffolk and north Essex after the region was battered by winds of over 70mph.

The Angel Hotel, that closed this week pending a licence review, will reopen today, Friday January 19.

Commuters using Greater Anglia trains in Suffolk and Essex are facing further disruption after the region’s rail network was brought to its knees by yesterday’s storm.

A show celebrating the career of the most successful folk rock duos of all time is coming to the Ipswich Regent.

The mother of a selfless Suffolk fundraiser is continuing her daughter’s fight to persuade women and girls to have smear tests in her honour.

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