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Andrew Papworth

A driver has been arrested after reportedly testing positive for both cannabis and cocaine in a roadside drug test.

Police at ports such as Felixstowe and Harwich could be given a “bristling armoury of powers” to detain people for up to six hours in a bid to fight crime, a Suffolk lawyer has warned.

A key road which forms a route through a Suffolk town is to be closed for most of today (Wednesday, December 19) so that emergency repairs can be carried out.

Campaigners have vowed to continue to fight for their rights after a meeting was held to try and resolve an ongoing dispute over who controls an iconic harbour.

‘Tis the season to be jolly and of goodwill and glad tidings to all.

As part of our series with the East of England Co-Op on community heroes in Suffolk, Andrew Papworth looks at how SARAH BARRETT uses her battle against post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to encourage others to “fight the stigma” of mental ill health.

A village in shock has vowed to do everything possible to support the family of a person who died in a tragic house fire.

Thieves stealing from shops are causing a “constant” problem for town centre police and security teams, it has been revealed.

Brave neighbours who tried to save a person who died in a house fire were forced to abort their rescue attempts after being beaten back by thick, black smoke.

A “middle ground” has been proposed in a long-running dispute over who controls an iconic harbour after a strong public backlash against plans to resolve the issue.

A car stopped by police was seized after the driver tested positive for drugs.

A white van registered as having “no current keeper” was stopped by police - and then seized as the driver had no insurance or licence.

A car was seized for having no valid MOT or insurance after originally being stopped by police for having a defective headlight.

They have been on a rollercoaster journey of self-discovery which is set to change their outlook on life forever.

An ambitious £2.5million appeal to revolutionise cancer care in Ipswich by building a dedicated new state-of-the-art treatment centre has moved a step closer after nearly £300,000 was raised in its first year.

A sought-after 1960s luxury watch fetched £13,500 in a Suffolk auction.

A village road is to be closed for the majority of a day so highways workers can carry out emergency repairs to the carriageway.

This was how a Suffolk school took on the popular Little Shop of Horrors, delighting audiences with their performance of a stage classic.

Two of Ipswich Town’s brightest upcoming stars joined in a special day designed to encourage more football programmes for disabled people.

Traffic officers have hit out at the number of cars they find without valid MOTs, saying: “They’re like buses.”

A “dangerous” teenager who left a man dying in the street after shooting him outside a petrol station over a “trivial” matter has been found guilty of murder.

The car of a learner driver was seized after police found the motorist driving unsupervised and without L plates.

This was the shocking wreckage of a car after it lost control and hit a tree on a Suffolk road.

A cruise ship star had some inspiring messages for students when he stopped off at his former college on his return from a round the world trip.

Care home staff and residents played detectives in a murder mystery event.

Emotional tributes have been paid to a popular football referee who suddenly died, with his family saying he has “left a big hole in our hearts”.

A motorist stopped by police for travelling at 85mph on the A14 has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving.

The main route through a Suffolk village is to be shut for five days to allow for road repairs.

Fraudsters conned Suffolk residents and business out of £5.9million in just six months – costing one victim £758,000, shocking statistics have revealed.

Veterans and volunteers from a recovery centre joined forces for a festive walk around a nature reserve to raise money for heroic servicemen and women injured in conflicts.

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