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Travel: Traffic delays near A140 after fire closes Norwich Road in Barham

PUBLISHED: 09:44 15 April 2014 | UPDATED: 09:50 15 April 2014

Firefighters tackle a blaze on a thatched cottage in Barham.

Firefighters tackle a blaze on a thatched cottage in Barham.

Traffic delays have been reported near the A140 this morning after a thatch fire yesterday forced the closure of Norwich Road in Barham.

Firefighters tackle a blaze on a thatched cottage in Barham. Firefighters tackle a blaze on a thatched cottage in Barham.

Diversions were still in place at 8am this morning after the road was closed between the Sandy Lane junction and the A140.

Police had closed the road after a fire, which started around 3.45pm and engulfed two properties in the village.

An elderly couple and another man were forced to flee their homes in the fire.

Nurses took to the streets of Bury St Edmunds today as part of the “summer of protest” by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) over a cap on pay increases.

More than 50 jobs at Suffolk libraries are under threat as the service is being forced into a major restructure following two years of serious budget cuts.

Explore a half size Sutton Hoo ship, watch Roman battle drills and meet D-Day re-enactors at Museum of East Anglian Life’s Living History Fair this August.

Two men armed with a gun and knives attacked a man, in Kirby Cross, with an unknown substance before stealing jewellery.

Emergency services including an air ambulance crew are at the scene of a serious crash in mid Suffolk.

Part of a busy Lowestoft road has been closed and traffic is being diverted after a woman was involved in a collision with a bus.

A brave seven-year-old from Shotley has had her long locks cut off for charity - after being inspired by a video in Youtube.

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