Andrew Papworth

Actress Joanna Lumley and Lebanon hostage Terry Waite have paid tribute to a Suffolk writer for laying bare the horrors of the Second World War with powerful, untold testimonies from soldiers who served in it.

It was designed to end years of traffic misery for motorists fed up of being stuck in tailbacks.

A flamboyant character known as "Mr Southwold" for his colourful attire and dedication to the Suffolk town has died, prompting a wave of heartfelt tributes.

A major overhaul of "inherently flawed" parts of the Universal Credit (UC) benefits system is needed to stop vulnerable people falling into debt, a Suffolk MP has said.

A brand new, hi-tech train for Greater Anglia soon to be carrying passengers across the region has been spotted at Lowestoft railway station.

The hidden memoirs of a war hero which were discovered by chance in a garage will be brought to life when they are set to music at an emotional reading.

I never thought a road would transform my life - but five years on, I have to admit the dualling of the A11 really has been the route to happiness.

A garden is often said to be a peaceful haven where you can forget all your troubles. And now two neighbours say their competition to grow 1,000 plants between them not only allowed their friendship to blossom but helped them forget their problems - namely worrying about their children.

Her scars are a heartbreaking sign of how she courageously fought for her life after being born three months premature. But according to her devoted mother, little Milah Fisher "wears her scars proudly" - because they show her amazing fightback to survive against all the odds.

It's been another scorching day at the Suffolk Show - can you see yourself in our gallery of pictures from the second day?

Easton and Otley College picked up another string of awards on the second day of the Suffolk Show.

Thousands of people have come to see the greatest showcase of Suffolk - so can you see yourself in our gallery from the first day?

It offers stunning panoramic views showing the very best of Suffolk, from Felixstowe docks to the BT tower at Martlesham Ipswich town centre.

It is always important to try and stand out during a job interview - but one candidate for Suffolk police used his passion for drawing to such Marvel-lous effect, he landed himself a new role.

ANDREW PAPWORTH describes how he is proud to call his large port wine stain birthmark on his left arm, chest, back and hands part of his identity - despite some insensitive comments.

He retired as Suffolk's most senior police officer less than two months ago - but Gareth Wilson has already come out of retirement to take on one of the most senior roles in British policing.

Prince William has spoken of how he was left with a "very depressing" feeling when dealing with families losing their loved ones during his time as an East Anglian Air Ambulance pilot.

A motorist caught without insurance less than two years after qualifying could go back to being a learner, police have warned.

A quirky new gift shop opening in Southwold has set its sights on showcasing the best of Suffolk's artistic talent - while also proving more unusual stores can thrive in the online shopping era.

A young driver who reportedly threw a coffee cup into the road was made by police to get out of his car and pick up his rubbish - to the delight of other motorists.

More than 1,000 complaints were made about low-flying military aircraft in Norfolk and Suffolk in a year - more than a seven-fold rise on the year before.

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