Andrew Papworth Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Editor south and west Norfolk email@example.com @andrew_papworth Victims saddled with debt by abusive partners to get extra support Fri, 19:19 Andrew Papworth Domestic abuse victims in Suffolk unfairly left by their partners owing thousands of pounds in debt will get extra support to help cope with their financial difficulties. Cars insured under false names seized Fri, 19:04 Andrew Papworth Drivers who fraudulently insured their cars under false names have had their vehicles seized by police. Neighbours ‘severely traumatised’ as gang targets housing estate Fri, 16:28 Andrew Papworth Residents are said to be “scared to go out” after a gang started to target their housing estate by smashing windows, shouting verbal abuse and stealing from shops. Hero police officer who found distressed missing teenager is praised Fri, 13:25 Andrew Papworth A heroic Special Constable has been praised for finding a missing teenager and returning her home safely to her family. ‘Most days we arrest drink or drug-drivers,’ police reveal as reckless motorists flout law Fri, 12:12 Andrew Papworth Traffic officers have bemoaned how they are forced to take action to arrest reckless drink and drug-drivers “most days”. Disabled footballer’s stolen bike to be replaced - with a little help from Ipswich Town keeper Bart Fri, 12:04 Andrew Papworth When this happy-go-lucky disabled man’s treasured bicycle was cruelly stolen, it soured what was supposed to be a day of celebration. Use WhatsApp to help fight crime, residents told Fri, 10:59 Andrew Papworth In the old days, residents would have convened a Neighbourhood Watch group to share valuable intelligence and what criminals were up to in their areas. Crime victims to be given anger management as number of offences soars Fri, 05:56 Andrew Papworth Anger management and courses in dealing with anxiety will be run specifically for people affected by crime following a huge rise in offending. ‘I cried most days’ - how inspiring HIV campaigner labelled as ‘dirty’ fought back Wed, 19:10 Andrew Papworth “You’re dirty,” were words Suffolk resident Becky Kroger often heard throughout her childhood. ‘I loved being a mum to small children’ - celebrity Emma Freud reveals joys and challenges of parenting Wed, 16:33 Andrew Papworth She is used to high pressure roles in television, radio and fundraising for Comic Relief. Teenage rising star realises her dream of playing at prestigious jazz club Wed, 16:10 Andrew Papworth A growing musical talent from Suffolk got her chance to shine on one of music’s biggest stages after being invited to play at a prestigious venue. They’ve got the message ‘loud and clear’, say opponents to controversial library closures Tue, 11:41 Andrew Papworth Campaigners say opposition to the proposed closure of libraries in Essex has been demonstrated “loud and clear”, with 30,000 people signing a petition against the plans. Residents told to move cars for urgent road repairs Tue, 10:43 Andrew Papworth People living in a town centre street have been told to move their cars so urgent repairs can be carried out to fix a number of potholes. Passengers forced to get off Ipswich-bound rail service due to train fault Tue, 07:09 Andrew Papworth Rail passengers are experiencing delays after a train fault forced a group to get off an Ipswich-bound service mid-way through the journey. Suffolk jails to recruit 52 staff to support prison officers Mon, 15:20 Andrew Papworth Jails across Suffolk are on the look out for dozens of workers to support the day-to-day running of the county’s three prisons, including monitoring security. ‘I only used three days ago,’ says driver who tested positive for cannabis Mon, 12:35 Andrew Papworth A traffic officer has bemoaned an excuse from a driver who tested positive for cannabis, who is said to have told police: “I only used three days ago officer.” Arrests after stolen car stopped in police sting Mon, 11:11 Andrew Papworth A police pursuit involving a stolen car in Colchester ended in two people being arrested. Suspected hare coursers evade police capture Mon, 07:03 Andrew Papworth A car was seized by police after it was believed to be involved in hare coursing in a Suffolk field. Car without front bumper stopped on A12 Friday, February 15, 2019 Andrew Papworth To most people, it would be fairly obvious that you are not allowed to drive a car without a front bumper. ‘Brazen and prolific’ burglar caught after leaving DNA on steering wheel is jailed Friday, February 15, 2019 Andrew Papworth A prolific burglar has been jailed for 12 years after admitting a string of thefts, including his role in the stealing of multiple cars from a garage. ‘Wicked and predatory’ music teacher jailed for sexual offences against boys in his choirs Friday, February 15, 2019 Andrew Papworth A freelance music teacher has been jailed for a total of 12 years following a series of sexual offences against young boys. Driver caught at 86mph on A140 Friday, February 15, 2019 Andrew Papworth A motorist was caught doing more than 30mph over the speed limit on a major road linking Suffolk and Norfolk. Major Ipswich employer raises funds to tackle fuel poverty Friday, February 15, 2019 Andrew Papworth Electricity workers helped to raise funds to tackle fuel poverty at an event. And tonight I will be...Care home worker sing Michael Buble for Valentine’s event Friday, February 15, 2019 Andrew Papworth A care home worker underwent a Stars in their Eyes transformation to perform as Michael Buble for elderly residents. ‘It lays heavy on your shoulders’: sufferers reveal crushing effects of early-onset dementia Friday, February 15, 2019 Andrew Papworth It is often considered as an illness that affects people in older age rather than their youth. Donor gives £150,000 from author’s will to hospital which cared for son who died from cancer Friday, February 15, 2019 Andrew Papworth A mother has given £150,000 from author’s will to the hospital which cared for her 12-year-old son before his death from cancer - so it can raise funds to build a new children’s department. ‘Cowboy’ workers who carry out cosmetic procedures need stopping, warns MP Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Andrew Papworth Unregulated workers carrying out cosmetic procedures often do not have the skills or knowledge to stop operations going wrong - with potentially dire consequences, a member of parliament has warned. It looks like love but it’s actually a con - Suffolk dating site users warned of heartless ‘romance fraud’ Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Andrew Papworth And now those looking for love this Valentine’s Day have been warned there are tricksters out there more interested in your wallet than your heart. Town centre footpath closed due to falling debris reopens Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Andrew Papworth A town centre footpath closed to keep members of the public safe because of falling debris has reopened. Ipswich and Sproughton roads to be shut for emergency repairs Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Andrew Papworth Two roads in and around Ipswich are to be closed at short notice for emergency repair works.