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Travel: Road closures following helicopter crash in Gillingham, delays on trains and fog causing visibility problems for motorists

PUBLISHED: 07:31 14 March 2014 | UPDATED: 07:31 14 March 2014

Roads closed

Roads closed

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A series of road closures have been put in place following last night’s helicopter crash on the Suffolk/Norfolk border.

A146 is closed at the Gillingham roundabout (McDonalds) and the A146 Norwich Road is closed where it meets the junction with the A143, known as the Stockton roundabout.

The junction of Rectory Road, Raveningham Road and Dog Lane is closed.

The A146 junction with Rectory Road is also closed, as is the Dog Lane junction with the A143.

The A143 junction with Hollow Way Hill is closed.

Diversions have also been put in place from the Stockton roundabout, north on the A146 to Trowse, east on the A47 to Great Yarmouth, south on the A12 to Lowestoft, A1117 to the Oulton Broad, A146 to Beccles where the diversion ends at the Morrisons roundabout.

Meanwhile, there are delays to rail services on the main line to London Liverpool Street this morning, including Ipswich, because of signalling problems.

Greater Anglia says it is causing minor disruptions.

Police have also called on motorists to take care today as heavy fog is causing visibility out on the roads.

Police are urging motorists to drive to the conditions and take care on the roads.

The family of a missing Suffolk woman have “serious concerns” about her safety, police have said.

A formation of Lynx helicopters made a stop at Wattisham Flying Station today to mark the end of the aircraft’s distinguished 40-year career with the British Army.

A former head teacher from Saffron Walden who was found with “horrific” child abuse images has avoided jail.

A man from Bedfordshire has been arrested in connection with a ram-raid in Long Melford.

A man and a teenager from Stowmarket have been charged with robbery along with a series of other offences.

More than four thousand people have signed a petition launched by a concerned Mum, urging the county council to scrap a controversial consultation into cutting free school transport.

Ipswich Town Hall is preparing for its 150th birthday with a major celebration at the end of the month.

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