Storm Doris





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    • Profile photo of Dan Ranelagh Road Closure – Ipswich Railway Station forecourt improvement scheme by Dan.

      Ranelagh Road Closure (part) 10-weeks estimated for:-   replacing traffic lights upgrading street lighting National Grid gas main works new bus and taxi shelters replacing road markings and signs on all three approaches to the station resurfacing of the station forecourt area – bus and taxi lanes I wonder if the “replaced road markings” will result in pushed-back stop lines and introducing of ASL on Burrell Road and Prince…

      Latest: Tuesday 28 February 2017 09:28 P&R was 4 minutes late. I got on the 09:40 Park and Ride service which diverted through Hadleigh Road. At the lights waiting to turn right ...
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      by: Dan
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    • Profile photo of News Robot Parents criticise Sprites Primary for Dinosaur Land trip during Storm Doris by News Robot.

      Parents criticise Sprites Primary School for going ahead with trip to Dinosaur Land during Storm Doris Pupils from Sprites Primary School were on a trip to Dinosaur Adventure in Norfolk on Thursday when Storm Doris passed over East Anglia. Parents have criticised the decision of an Ipswich school to go-ahead with a trip to a theme park despite the threat of an amber weather warning after claims a tree fell onto a slide the children were playing …

    • Last reply: 2 months, 4 weeks ago
      by: Dan
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    • 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, 4 weeks ago
      by: Dan
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    • 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…

      Latest: Well there were problems on the Orwell Bridge today, rather mildly. An RTC I believe just before rush hour but the knock on effect was slow traffic on the bridge for over an ...
    • Last reply: 2 months, 4 weeks ago
      by: Ipswi
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    • 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

      Latest: I am getting mixed feedback this morning – some people very angry about yesterday and others who have said the diversion route was well planned and kept traffic moving ...
    • Last reply: 2 months, 4 weeks ago
      by: Dan
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    • Profile photo of Dan Police Advice: Use public transport when bridge is shut! by Dan.

      Such an out-of-touch suggestion by the police for motorists to use public transport instead of their car for a closed Orwell Bridge!If The Bridge is closed tomorrow why not, if practical for your journey, try public transport? @ipswichbuses @FirstIpswich @greateranglia — IpswichCentralPolice (@IpsCentPolice) February 22, 2017Our response:@IpsCentPolice Why not? I will tell you why not… when the bridge is shut the roads are grid…

      Latest: Ipswich Buses Ltd lost Managing Director Jeremy Cooper and Finance Director Julie Dyson after they both quit the company. I believe they have a caretaker MD whilst operations ...
    • Last reply: 3 months ago
      by: Ipswi
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    • 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…

      Latest: They love the news stories. They must make at least £1000 from each article, just from all their adverts. Their web infrastructure is really poor. They use varnish cache to ...
    • Last reply: 3 months ago
      by: Dan
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