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Highways England to take roadshow to towns in Essex and Suffolk

PUBLISHED: 17:51 14 March 2018

Highways England is bringing roadshows to the region. Picture; HIGHWAYS ENGLAND

Highways England is bringing roadshows to the region. Picture; HIGHWAYS ENGLAND


Officials from Highways England are to visit towns and cities in the region over the next few weeks to hear what people feel about the maintenance of major roads.

Highways England Capital Delivery Team Leader, Aran Nugent, said: “We are aware that the work we do has an impact on our road users, and so Highways England is eager to better engage with drivers and local residents so we can hear their comments, allay their concerns and answer any questions they may come to us with.”

In March, the exhibition is set to visit centres across Essex and Suffolk:

Lion Walk, Colchester town centre on Wednesday 21, Thursday 22.

Braintree Freeport on Friday 23.

Great Bromley Village Hall on Monday 26.

Bricklayer’s Arms, Little Bentley on Tuesday 27.

Bypass Nurseries, Capel St Mary, on Wednesday 28.

Endeavour House (Suffolk County Council on Thursday 29.

A woman from Ipswich has marked her 100th birthday with a big 1950s-themed celebration.

A Suffolk singer-songwriter diagnosed with a non-operable brain tumour has released a debut charity single today to raise cash for The Brain Tumour Charity.

A headteacher has spoken of the importance of reporting inappropriate behaviour after a Suffolk teacher was banned from the profession for life for sending sexually-motivated messages to former pupils.

Motorists in Suffolk have been warned to prepare for disruption today as police escort an abnormal load through the county.

A group of hardy volunteers from Stowmarket have showed their mettle by clearing over 50kg of waste from the banks of the River Gipping.

Suffolk is being prepared to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War with a series of events later this year.

Celebrity chef James Martin visited a Colchester department store today to deliver a cookery demonstration.

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