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Travel: Train disruption between Ipswich and Peterborough after level crossing crash

PUBLISHED: 14:20 13 July 2014 | UPDATED: 14:20 13 July 2014

Train services between Ipswich and Peterborough are not running past Ely after a road accident at a level crossing.

Manea, March and Whittlesea stations are not being served.

Replacement road services are running passengers between Ely and Peterborough until further notice, while First Capital Connect are accepting Greater Anglia tickets.

Disruption is expected until at least 3pm.

Police have launched an attempted murder investigation after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed in Osborne Street, Colchester, in the early hours of this morning.

A new road, which ran almost £5m over budget, faces fresh controversy after it emerged a council employee involved in the project also completed work for the road’s developers through his private company.

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

Emergency services were called to an incident in Stoke-by-Nayland where a car overturned and ended up on its roof.

A Suffolk family had the BBC’s DIY SOS team spend 10 days at their property in November.

Witham MP Priti Patel is urging schools in the region to take advantage of the opportunity to visit the infamous Holocaust concentration camp Auschwitz, as part of a nationwide programme to educate pupils of the atrocities.

Nadhim Zahawi, minister in the Department for Education says the Ipswich Opportunity Area plan will give young people in the town to be the best version of themselves.

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