Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 16°C

Search
Suffolk Business Awards 2018 Tickets

Felixstowe: Anger over proposals to ban street parking in Manor Terrace

PUBLISHED: 08:00 06 April 2013

A computer-generated image of Felixstowe's south seafront scheme.

A computer-generated image of Felixstowe's south seafront scheme.

Archant

PEOPLE living in a seafront street have been told car parking along one side of their road is to be banned.

Parking currently takes place on both sides of Manor Terrace, but proposals for yellow lines on the seaward side will leave the area seriously short of on-street parking for householders’ vehicles.

Town councillors were told the restrictions were being brought in as part of the work to create a housing estate on the 17-acre south seafront site.

The development would have pay-and-display car parks and people in the area would be able to buy season tickets.

Graham Newman, of the Felixstowe highways advisory group, said: “Formal objections to the traffic order are anticipated from a number of residents and some have already written to the county council to object and saying they will challenge what is proposed.

“This is expected to come before the rights of way committee in June and so needs to be sorted out.”

The restrictions are due to be in place by August.

Two vehicles have been involved in a crash in Bury St Edmunds this afternoon.

A Suffolk woman living with a debilitating condition has spoken out about her “depressing” battle to keep her disability benefit – and her life-line car.

A violent robber threatened a man with a knife in Essex before stealing packets of tobacco from him.

An Ipswich man has avoided going straight to jail for selling counterfeit goods on Facebook.

Authorities have been given permission to seize almost £117,000 from the bank account of an Ipswich mechanic found to have paid in £2.5million over the course of eight months.

If you have an odd £2.5m or so, you could make a bid for a hall with history. John Norman tells its story.

A hitchhiking tabby cat has had a miraculous escape after it was revealed he may have travelled some 80 miles into Essex wedged in the grille of a family car.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24