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 firstname.lastname@example.org @andrew_papworth Meet Sonia Barker - the Labour hopeful aiming to topple Peter Aldous as Waveney MP Mon, 13:06 Andrew Papworth If at first you don't succeed, try again might be an apt motto for Labour's Sonia Barker as she prepares to mount her second challenge to become Waveney's MP. 'Pretty bleak': Packed public meeting warned of 'devastating' effects of Sizewell C nuclear power station Sunday, September 15, 2019 Andrew Papworth Groans could be heard from opponents to a planned nuclear power station on a Suffolk coast as they were given "pretty bleak" warnings of how it could change their lives. Opinion Why I've never tasted alcohol - and never will Saturday, September 14, 2019 Andrew Papworth For many people, taking their first sip of beer or wine is something to truly savour. Video WATCH: Dramatic protests in Ipswich by firefighters angry at reduced crews Friday, September 13, 2019 Andrew Papworth Furious protestors blasted "wrong and immoral" changes to on-call firefighter crews at a big protest in Ipswich - but Suffolk's fire service defended their plans. Meet the pair hoping to be Waveney's next Labour MP - who will take on Peter Aldous at next election? Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Andrew Papworth The battle for who will represent Waveney at the next general election is set to intensify, as Labour decides who will be its candidate for the vote. Cuts will lead to more firefighter deaths, union warns ahead of protest Thursday, August 29, 2019 Andrew Papworth Firefighters are at greater risk of being killed in action because cuts are leaving them dangerously stretched, a union has warned ahead of a mass demonstration. Oh yes it is! Southwold to stage its first professional panto Sunday, August 25, 2019 Andrew Papworth It may still be August - but rehearsals are already under way for a festive production believed to be Southwold's first professional pantomime. New pop-up clothing shop opens at historic water tower Sunday, August 25, 2019 Andrew Papworth A clothing firm which pays homage to Suffolk's rich fishing history has opened a new pop-up shop at a historic coastal water tower. Quirky new bar with 'chilled' vibe opens at seaside pier Sunday, August 25, 2019 Andrew Papworth An old ballroom at an iconic pier has been reopened as a seaside bar - boasting stunning views of one of Suffolk's best coastlines and creating four new jobs. Is this the most elegant bus stop in the UK? Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Andrew Papworth "Elegant" is not often a word used to describe a bus stop. 'I'm happy with my scars' - Adele Bellis five years on from acid attack which changed her life forever Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Andrew Papworth Today is five years since of the acid attack in Lowestoft which changed Adele Bellis' life forever. Here, she tells ANDREW PAPWORTH how she looks back on the anniversary as a sign of how far she has come. 'Demolished by the ravages of time': £150k needed to replace scout hut destroyed by rot and asbestos Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Andrew Papworth Rot and asbestos may have rendered their former historic home unusable - but these scouts are determined to put something even better in its place. Fallen tree blocks road after high winds Monday, August 12, 2019 Andrew Papworth Neighbours have been praised for rallying round to help police clear a fallen tree which blocked a road following high winds. Video See inside the new 'Brexit maze' leaving people lost and confused Saturday, August 10, 2019 Andrew Papworth With its never-ending twists and turns, it is leaving many feeling utterly lost and bewildered. Opinion Is Lowestoft dead? I say it still has some fight left Sunday, August 4, 2019 Andrew Papworth "Let's face it, this town is dead" was one Lowestoft resident's reaction to the shock news that Tesco will be closing its Metro store in the town centre in September. 'Boot camp' helps unemployed youngsters reverse their fortunes Sunday, August 4, 2019 Andrew Papworth A 12-week boot camp-style course has helped unemployed young people who are not in education or training change their fortunes. Action taken over dangerous landslip Saturday, August 3, 2019 Andrew Papworth A new bridge has been installed along a Suffolk footpath to keep walkers safe on an area affected by a landslip. A canoe might've been better! Cyclists brave weather for Women on Wheels ride Saturday, August 3, 2019 Andrew Papworth Some said that a canoe might've been more appropriate than a bicycle, given the stormy weather. Last-minute tickets still available for Peaky Blinders Official Raceday at Newmarket Friday, August 2, 2019 Andrew Papworth It is one of television's most popular shows - and now Newmarket Racecourse is to host the first ever Peaky Blinders Official Raceday. Trains cancelled due to lightning strikes Friday, July 26, 2019 Andrew Papworth Storms have caused delays and disruption on Suffolk and Essex trains - just a day after hundreds of rail services had to be cancelled due to the intense heat. Striking photo shows brewing storm as sun rises over iconic pier Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Andrew Papworth If there was ever a photo that showed how Suffolk's weather can turn on a sixpence, this is it.