Updated The A140 has re-opened. Picture: Jason Selvarajah Archant The A140 has re-opened after a tree partially blocked the road. The northbound side of the carriageway was closed while police dealt with the situation at Swainsthorpe.On Twitter Insp Jason Selvarajah said: “A140 #Swainsthorpe now open. Obstruction freed and removed. PC Bartlett has promised not to tell anyone that I fell over whilst trying to move the tree due to a branch breaking off - new trousers required @SouthNorfPolice #CarriagewayClearance.”Last night heavy rain and thunder swept the region after the heatwave which had impacted Norfolk for several weeks came to an end.Insp Lou Provart, duty control inspector for the Norfolk Police said: “It was one of our busiest days we have had this year in terms of call volume.” … [Read more...] about Fallen tree removed from A140
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PUBLISHED: 19:12 24 July 2018 | UPDATED: 19:12 24 July 2018 Kye Mclean and Zac Smith. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE Archant Two teenage friends travelling together in a car were tragically killed after hitting a patch of standing water and colliding with a tree, an inquest has heard. Flowers left at the scene of the fatal accident on the B1115, near Chilton Airfield. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNZac Smith and Kye McLean, both 18, died following the single-vehicle crash on the B1115 Great Waldingfield Road, near Chilton Airfield, on August 9 last year. The pair were travelling in a silver Vauxhall Corsa and driver Zac, of North Rise, Great Cornard, and passenger Kye, of Rockhall Road, Polstead, were both pronounced dead at the scene.Suffolk Coroners’ Court heard today that heavy rain throughout the day of the accident had caused a build-up of standing water on the road and it was raining at the time of the incident.As the Corsa went to overtake a Land Rover Discovery on the road going … [Read more...] about Teenagers killed in tragic crash hit standing water on road
MORE than 60,000 people are expected to protest against Donald Trump in London tomorrow. But when is the Stop Trump Coalition protest in London, what is the route and why are they protesting? When is the Stop Trump Coalition protest in London? The Stop Trump Coalition protest will take place in London on Friday 13 July - the day after the US President arrives in the UK. Demonstrators are set to gather at Portland Place in Marylebone outside the BBC building at 2pm. The march will then go down Regent Street towards Trafalgar Square where a rally will take place from 5pm to 7pm. Actions will also be happening across the country as part of what the coalition calls "the Carnival of Resistance". Protesters intend to fly a large balloon over parliament portraying Trump as an orange, snarling baby. Why are people protesting against Donald Trump? President Trump is visiting Britain on a four-day "working visit" as he meets Theresa May, The Queen, and plays a round at his Turnberry golf resort … [Read more...] about When is the Stop Trump Coalition protest in London, what is the route and why are they protesting against Donald Trump?