September 15 2014 Latest news:
When Douglas Carswell shocked the political world and jumped from the Tories to UKIP last week I headed off to Clacton to try to speak to some of his constituents about his defection.
For those of us who do not commute to work every day, it is difficult to imagine the sheer anger and frustration that our rail companies put passengers through on a regular basis.
The best news of the week, at least so far as I was concerned, was that the former County Hall building in Ipswich could have a new use at the heart of east Suffolk’s heritage.
It’s been a pretty grim week to be a rail traveller in this region with a weekend of engineering work making it tough for leisure travellers followed by the almost inevitable “engineering over-run” hitting commuters on Monday morning.
I love history. It was always my favourite subject at school and today one of my great pleasures is using my National Trust membership to visit stately homes, castles, and museums across the country.