LOCAL NEWS UPDATE 03/10/2019
Written by Mike Stewart on 4 October, 2019
FIREFIGHTERS TACKLE BIG BARN FIRE
Fire crews have been battling a large barn fire near Bressingham.
The blaze broke out in the building on Common Road earlier this afternoon. A total of eight appliances have been called out, from around South Norfolk and from Thetford, along with a water carrier.
The building is on a long country road, leading to Bressingham Common, on the outskirts of the village.
WITNESSES SOUGHT AFTER A CAR CRASHES INTO TREE
Police have put out an appeal for witnesses, after a serious road crash in Eye.
he accident happened in Cranley Green Road on Thursday evening last week, when a VW Golf car left the road and collided with a tree, before bursting into flames. The driver – a man aged in his 40s – had to be flown by air ambulance to hospital, after receiving potentially life-changing injuries.
A woman, in her 30s, was also in the car, but was not seriously hurt. Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has any information, is asked to contact Suffolk’s Roads Policing Team.
WARTIME HUTS ARE BACK ON THE MARKET
Two old Nissen huts at the former Fersfield airfield near Diss are back on the market.
The Second World War huts were sold at auction a few months ago for £120,000, reportedly to a local buyer. They’re now back on sale but at a higher price…at £135,000.
The huts have planning permission for conversion into a three-bedroom home