Andrew Papworth Editor south and west Norfolk firstname.lastname@example.org @andrew_papworth Millwall fan arrested on A14 on suspicion of speeding and drug driving after Norwich thriller Yesterday, 09:07 Andrew Papworth A Millwall supporter was stopped by police on his way home from his side’s crushing injury time defeat to Norwich City – and then arrested on suspicion of road offences. Fight against drug gangs hindered by austerity, campaigners claim Yesterday, 07:25 Andrew Papworth The battle against Suffolk drug gangs is being hindered by a lack of resource, it has been claimed - after a round of government funding left the county short-changed. Trains cancelled between Ipswich and Felixstowe due to ‘slippery rails’ are reinstated Mon, 20:55 Andrew Papworth Rail services between Ipswich and Felixstowe are being reinstated after “slippery rails” left lines between the two towns blocked. Town centre road closed for emergency repairs Mon, 13:21 Andrew Papworth A road in a coastal town centre has been shut at short notice for emergency repairs. Remembrance 2018: Thousands gather in Felixstowe for civic service Sunday, November 11, 2018 Andrew Papworth Thousands of people turned out in a coastal town to pay their respects to those who gave their lives during the First World War. ‘Brazen’ drug dealing by our homes makes us scared to go out, say residents Sunday, November 11, 2018 Andrew Papworth Frightened residents are scared to leave their homes because they can see “brazen” drug dealing escalating on their street, it as been claimed. ‘Smell is under-rated’: Libraries get whiff of the importance of aroma Sunday, November 11, 2018 Andrew Papworth They say first impressions count for a lot. ‘Dementia is everyone’s problem’: Carer’s rallying call at conference Saturday, November 10, 2018 Andrew Papworth A major attitude shift is needed to alter people’s mindsets about the growing problem of dementia in Suffolk, a leading campaigner has said. Video WATCH: Why video games are about more than just fun Saturday, November 10, 2018 Andrew Papworth To many, it might seem like just a bit of fun while idling away a few hours trying to conquer a universe or reach the next level. Warning over ‘one-eyed monster’ vehicles with just one headlight Saturday, November 10, 2018 Andrew Papworth Motorists have been urged to check their vehicles’ headlamps are working properly after police Tweeted about the danger of “one-eyed monsters” with just one light along the A12. We need to help people with dementia more, say university researchers Saturday, November 10, 2018 Andrew Papworth Communities have been urged to do more to help rising numbers of people with dementia ahead of a Suffolk conference on one of the county’s growing health challenges. Car in ‘dangerous condition’ with bumper ripped off is stopped Friday, November 9, 2018 Andrew Papworth A car with its entire front bumper ripped off was stopped by police for being in a “dangerous condition”. ASICS advert showing people doing star jumps on railway removed after police criticism Thursday, November 8, 2018 Andrew Papworth A leading sports brand has removed a video advert showing people doing star jumps on a railway track after criticism from the region’s police officers. ‘Strong desire’ to stop London drug dealers expanding into Suffolk is praised Saturday, November 3, 2018 Andrew Papworth Frontline officers in the fight against drugs have been praised by a leading law enforcement expert for their “strong desire” to prevent London dealers expanding their trade into Suffolk. Iconic First World War football to be displayed at Portman Road Friday, November 2, 2018 Andrew Papworth It shows not only the spirit of the beautiful game but also the bravery of those who risked their lives for the freedom of future generations. Proposed travel ban to certain parts of the world needs regular review, Ipswich lawyer argues Thursday, November 1, 2018 Andrew Papworth An “unprecedented” new power to stop UK residents travelling to the most dangerous parts of the world should be regularly reviewed, a leading lawyer has argued. Plea to monitor drug litter hot spots Thursday, November 1, 2018 Andrew Papworth Residents have been urged to monitor hot spots for drug-related litter in and around Ipswich. Is Suffolk the go-to place for young people looking to relax? Thursday, November 1, 2018 Andrew Papworth It is often assumed that young people today like action-packed, adrenaline-fuelled adventure holidays with bustling city nightlife. Where are the best places to relax and unwind in Suffolk? Thursday, November 1, 2018 Andrew Papworth Research has revealed increasing numbers of young people are choosing relaxing holidays in Suffolk over city breaks. ANDREW PAPWORTH looks the best ways to relax and unwind in the county. ‘Libraries are not just about books’ - leader’s goal to transform view of service Thursday, November 1, 2018 Andrew Papworth Libraries in Suffolk must do a better job of showing how they enrich people’s lives beyond loaning books, their leader has said. Urgent need for more doctors and nurses to deal with youth mental health crisis, MP warns Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Andrew Papworth More workers on the ground are urgently needed to help cope with a growing crisis in mental health amongst young people, a member of parliament has warned. Suspected ‘county lines’ drug dealers sent back to London Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Andrew Papworth A pair of teenagers suspected of travelling up from London to deal drugs in Suffolk have been back to the capital after being stopped in Ipswich. Firefighters ‘struggling to make ends meet’ due to low pay, it is warned Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Andrew Papworth Firefighters have warned that they are “struggling to make ends meet” because their pay is so poor they struggle to provide for their families. Uninsured driver had given false date of birth, police say Friday, October 26, 2018 Andrew Papworth A driver of a van stopped for not having any insurance had reportedly given a false date of birth to an insurance company, police said. BMW driver given £100 fine for not wearing a seatbelt Friday, October 26, 2018 Andrew Papworth A driver spotted not wearing a seatbelt was stopped by police and given a £100 on the spot fine. Evening glow walk set to return to popular seafront Friday, October 26, 2018 Andrew Papworth There will be tricks and treats aplenty when the Halloween Glow Walk run by East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) returns to Felixstowe. A job I couldn’t refuse! MP becomes shadow waste and recycling minister Friday, October 26, 2018 Andrew Papworth It could be the most rubbish job in politics - but Sandy Martin believes his new frontbench brief on recycling will not be a waste of time. ‘Emergency closure’ of Ipswich road for urgent road repairs Friday, October 26, 2018 Andrew Papworth A town centre road is to be shut in an emergency today (Friday, October 26) so that urgent roadworks can be carried out. Gritters to do 4am ‘dry run’ to prepare for winter Thursday, October 25, 2018 Andrew Papworth Preparations will be made for keeping Suffolk’s roads safe during the upcoming winter season when gritters embark on an early morning practice ‘dry run’. Hospice needs more volunteers Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Andrew Papworth A hospice has made a rallying cry for more volunteers.