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Ipswich: Motorcyclist suffers minor injuries following collision with bus in busy town road

PUBLISHED: 09:01 09 July 2014

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A motorcyclist escaped serious injury following a collision with a bus in a busy Ipswich road this morning.

The incident took place at the junction of Woodbridge Road and St Helen’s Street at about 7.45am. Police and paramedics were sent to the scene.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said the motorcyclist only suffered minor injuries in the collision.

After the incident was dealt with, the road was re-opened at 8.30am.

The Orwell Bridge has reopened this morning after 80mph winds battered Suffolk and brought its closure.

Body positivity is a term that is bandied about a lot at the moment and that can make it sound flippant, unimportant and self indulgent, writes Kate Dickinson.

Major traffic disruption and storm damage is being reported across the region today as gusts of up to 80mph were recorded in Suffolk and north Essex.

An MP has told parliament 20 people died in instances when ambulances arrived late to emergencies in East Anglia during a spell of intense pressure over the Christmas period.

A teacher training scheme in Colchester which works with dozens of schools in the area has been rated ‘outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted.

Several schools in Suffolk are to remain closed or open later this morning amid high winds.

Across Suffolk, dozens of bands, singers, solo acts, choirs and orchestras ply their trade on evenings and weekends as part of the county’s eclectic night time economy.

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