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    • Profile photo of Ipswich Ltd Northern Bypass NBP Part 4! by Ipswich Ltd. 1 2 3 8 9 10

      I have been asked by watchfull to start off the Northern Bypass Part 4 topic! As streetlife is closing down and many peoples concerns with Next Door, the conversation will continue on IPSWI. The original topic will be imported to IPSWI so you can refer back to posts. Please bear with the site which can be a little troublesome, these problems will be ironed out over the next week or two. The first three topics on the Northern Bypass had over 1200…

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      by: Dan
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    • Profile photo of News Robot 87mph Volkswagen Bora (Jetta) Orwell Bridge driver, 11 offences in 1 month by News Robot.

      Felixstowe motorist faces 11 allegations of speeding over the Orwell Bridge A driver could be facing a ban and having his licence endorsed with 99 points after allegedly being caught speeding on the Orwell Bridge 11 times in just 25 days. Vasile Cuica, of Highfield Road, Felixstowe, has been told to appear before South East Suffolk Magistrates’ Court in Ipswich next month. The 20-year-old is accused of exceeding the average 60mph limit on the …

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      by: News Robot
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    • Profile photo of News Robot Save Money, Get Exercise and Ease Stress – leave car at home, walk to work by News Robot.

      How to save money, get exercise and ease stress by leaving car at home I live about two miles from our office in Portman Road, and in November last year I started walking to work. It started on the day the Orwell Bridge was closed. The only regret I have about this is that I didn’t start leaving my car behind years ago! It takes me about 30 minutes to walk each way. I generally leave the car at home three days a week – twice a week I give ot…

    • Last reply: 1 month ago
      by: Mart
      5 replies by 4 voices.
    • Profile photo of Ipswi Ipswich Waterfront Vs Orwell Country Park by Ipswi.

      What is better? Ipswich Waterfront with Ben’s vanity project Upper Orwell Crossings or Orwell County Park with Orwell Bridge? ( This isn’t about Upper Orwell Crossing Vs Orwell Bridge… but what is more of a gem for Ipswich… ) Yesterday, I made a trip down to Orwell Country Park armed with a 5-year old mobile phone camera (i.e. no professional camera, no fancy software, expensive lenses) a quick point-and-shoot by someone …

    • Last reply: 1 month, 1 week ago
      by: Mart
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot A14 closed between Copdock and Nacton after serious collision by News Robot.

      A14 closed between Copdock and Nacton after serious collision Police have received a number of varying reports relating to a serious collision on the A14 eastbound at Nacton, according to a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman. The incident was reported to Suffolk Constabulary at around 8.10pm. The AA travel website has reported that the incident involved a pedestrian. The A14 eastbound has been closed from the Copdock Interchange to the Nacton Interc…

    • Last reply: 1 month, 1 week ago
      by: Dan
      5 replies by 4 voices.
    • Profile photo of Ipswi Orwell Bridge Summit by Ipswi.

      Orwell Bridge Summit Orwell Bridge Summit Thursday 26 January, 11:00 – 15:00 Meeting Place:  Grafton House, 15 – 17 Russell Road, Ipswich IP1 2DE – The Orwell Room AGENDA 11.00 – 11.15   Introduction and purpose  Martin Fellows 11.15 – 11.30  Suffolk County Council Introduction  James Finch 11.30 – 11.45  Bridge overview and operation  Simon Amor 11.45 – 12.00  The bridge in local infrastructure and economy  Simon Amor I…

    • Last reply: 1 month, 3 weeks ago
      by: Ipswi
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    • Profile photo of Ipswi Orwell Bridge Website by Ipswi.

      Orwell Bridge Ipswich Ltd is pleased to announce OrwellBridge.com This website currently provides information such as history of the bridge and information on the Average Speed Cameras installed on there. The website will develop into providing much more in depth information including any possible closures to the bridge.

    • Last reply: 1 month, 3 weeks ago
      by: Ipswi
      1 replies by 1 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Suffolk Police income from Orwell Bridge average speed cameras dramatic fall by News Robot.

      Number of speeders cut by half as message from Orwell Bridge hits home The number of speeding motorists caught on the Orwell Bridge was more than halved in January as the message about the new 60mph limit finally seems to be getting home. The number caught speeding during the month was 297 – down from 629 in December. That compares with a high of 1,699 motorists caught speeding in July – the first month during which Suffolk Police were able …

    • Last reply: 1 month, 3 weeks ago
      by: News Robot
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    • Profile photo of Ipswi Upper Orwell Crossings Public Consultation by Ipswi.

      Don’t want the Upper Orwell Crossings destroying the Ipswich Waterfront? Speak up! The Upper Orwell Crossings a Southern Relief Route for a closed Orwell Bridge. An alternative for out-of-town infrastructure improvements Originally, the Wet Dock Crossing was intended to be financed through Ipswich Waterfront developments. On this failure, Ben Gummer and Co, renamed the project to Upper Orwell Crossings and seeked Central Government support…

    • Last reply: 1 month, 4 weeks ago
      by: Ipswi
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    • Profile photo of Ipswi Ipswich Borough Council has given up on Ipswich by Ipswi.

      The need for a Greater Ipswich Unitary Authority has never been more needed. Orwell Ahead have launched Reform Suffolk “a great deal for local government”. The principles of this is one shared centre where all Suffolk authorities benefit from reduced costs and better efficiency; whilst Suffolk is split into three fair equal size per population unitary authorities (one council – “cutting out the middle man”) –…

    • Last reply: 1 month, 4 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      9 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Ambulances unable to get through traffic during Orwell Bridge closure by News Robot.

      Warning to drivers after ambulances unable to get through traffic during Orwell Bridge closure Ambulances on blue lights found it difficult to navigate through gridlock in Suffolk sparked by the Orwell Bridge closure. Drivers reported a number of vehicles getting caught behind lorries and cars who either refused to move or were unable to get out of the way as tailbacks grew during Storm Doris on Thursday. Worst-hit areas included the Copdock Int…

    • Last reply: 2 months ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Discussion of northern relief by Ben Gummer but we will call it Northern Bypass by News Robot.

      Discussion of northern bypass for Ipswich brought to the fore again by A14 Orwell Bridge closure The A14 over the River Orwell was shut for more than 10 hours due to Storm Doris, with traffic sent thorough Ipswich instead. There had been better warning for drivers than on previous occasions, but Ben Gummer MP said this could only help so much. He said there would be improvements with “better planning for bridge closures, but only around the ma…

    • Last reply: 2 months ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Did better preparations ease congestion after Orwell Bridge closure? by News Robot.

      Did better preparations ease congestion after Orwell Bridge closure? Council and highways authority officials insisted that better warnings and other preparations eased the pressure on roads around Ipswich after the closure of Orwell Bridge on Thursday. But Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore said more still needed to be done to try to ease problems when the bridge is closed in the future. The bridge was shut from late morning until 8.30p…

    • Last reply: 2 months ago
      by: Ipswi
      3 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of Ipswi Storm Doris and Ranelagh Road closure: ultimate chaos? by Ipswi.

      With winds between 60-70mph forecast, can the Ipswich road network cope with a key road closure both in town and the TEN-T A14 Orwell Bridge being closed due to high winds from Storm Doris?#A14 J56-J57 nr #Ipswich. Peak winds are expected 10am-6pm due to #StormDoris. #Orwellbridge highly likely to be closed in that period. — Highways England (@HighwaysEAST) February 23, 2017

    • Last reply: 2 months ago
      by: Dan
      19 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Orwell Bridge to close as amber weather warning issued ahead of Storm Doris by News Robot.

      Orwell Bridge could close as amber weather warning issued ahead of Storm Doris ‘weather bomb’ on February 23 The Orwell Bridge is likely to be shut tomorrow as winds of up to 70mph batter parts of Suffolk and north Essex. Share article from on facebook Tweet article from Share article from on Google Pluspost article from on reddit email article from The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning, its second highest alert, urging people t…

    • Last reply: 2 months ago
      by: Dan
      3 replies by 3 voices.
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