COVID-19 crisis leaves Sudbury couple stranded in Indian hospital

A Sudbury couple have been left stranded in a poorly-maintained Indian hospital after one of their party tested positive for coronavirus.

But their family are campaigning for the Foreign Office and the Indian authorities to transfer them to more appropriate facilities.

My statement on Coronavirus - 18th March 2020

When it comes to Coronavirus there is no point beating around the bush. We face the most profound societal, economic and – above all – public health challenge since the Second World War.

Update on Local Bus Services

Following an announcement in the middle of January that Chambers Buses were launching a consultation on a major reduction of bus services in villages near Sudbury, Cllr James Finch and local Parish Councils met with Jeremy Cooper, Managing Director at Chambers to raise their concerns.

Norfolk & Suffolk Infrastructure priorities

MPs and business leaders joined representatives from across Norfolk and Suffolk to pledge to work together to drive an infrastructure revolution across the two counties.

BBC could be a great export success story

In the coverage of Lord Hall of Birkenhead’s announcement that he will be resigning as director-general of the BBC, it is striking how much commentary has implied that an apocalypse now beckons for the Beeb, with the Financial Times describing a “broadcaster under attack on all fronts”.

New Trains on the Sudbury Branch Line

James Cartlidge with Jonathan Denby from Greater Anglia and Mark Bills from Gainsborough's House on the new train from Sudbury to Marks Tey. Picture: Office of JAMES CARTLIDGE

All Greater Anglia rural lines now use new trains as Sudbury comes online