LOCAL NEWS UPDATE 7/3/2018
Written by Tristan Bishop-Smith on 7 March, 2018
EIGHTH FATALLY ON NORFOLK’S ROADS THIS YEAR
A woman in her 70s who died in a road crash on Sunday at Garboldisham is the eighth person to be killed on Norfolk’s roads this year.
The woman was a passenger in a car involved in a collision with three other vehicles at the Smallworth crossroads on the A1066.
Last year, there were 32 fatalities on the county’s roads.
SUFFOLK TO HIRE MORE FIREFIGHTERS
A search is on to find new fire fighters in Suffolk.
The county’s fire and rescue service is looking for new recruits for the first time in 9 years.
Applications are open to anyone aged over 18 in Suffolk and who is reasonably fit and healthy.
The list will close on March 15th or earlier if 1,500 applications are received. More details can be found on the fire service website.
WEEKEND BUS SERVICE REPRIEVE
A weekend bus service between Diss and Attleborough has been saved for the time being.
A new bus company has agreed to take over the Saturday service between the two towns after
Norfolk Coachways pulled out.
Wymondham-based Semmence will reinstate buses which also call at a number of villages
on their route including Old Buckenham, New Buckenham, Roydon and Bressingham.
The service will start from this Saturday and continue until the end of June when Norfolk County Council will make a decision on whether to continue funding for the service.
Football…..Ipswich Town climbed into 12th spot in the Championship following last night’s 2-1 away win at Sheffield Wednesday. Town are now seven points behind the playoff spots.
Norwich City failed to win again when they were held to a goalless draw this time at home to Nottingham Forest