Emily Townsend Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Chief reporter email@example.com @emilyltownsend Senior reporter Man in 30s is 16th person killed on Suffolk's roads this year Saturday, July 13, 2019 Emily Townsend Nearly three times as many people have been killed on Suffolk's roads in the first half of 2019 than in the same period last year, it has emerged. Video WATCH: 'Supercop' Ali on why he had to walk away from job he loved Monday, July 8, 2019 Emily Townsend He was once dubbed Supercop after clocking up more than 1,000 arrests in 18 months - but now former Suffolk police sergeant Ali Livingstone has revealed why he walked away from the job he loved. Children's mental health: Is Suffolk getting a raw deal? Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Emily Townsend Vulnerable youngsters are being "failed by the system", a parent group is warning after a watchdog identified disparities in children's mental health provision across Suffolk and Norfolk. Corrie McKeague search most expensive police investigation since 2009 Sunday, June 30, 2019 Emily Townsend The search for missing RAF airman Corrie McKeague is the most expensive investigation Suffolk police has carried out in the last 10 years, it has been revealed. Jaguars, Range Rovers and BMW X5s driven by ambulance staff on the NHS Monday, May 20, 2019 Emily Townsend Ambulance bosses say the cost of leasing cars to staff is going down - despite Jaguars, a BMW X5, sport model Audis and Land Rovers being among vehicles driven. Man, 30, found with head injuries by side of road Thursday, May 16, 2019 Emily Townsend Police have launched an investigation after a 30-year-old man was found with head injuries in mid Suffolk. Revealed - Why police visited children's homes 800 times in 2018 Sunday, April 28, 2019 Emily Townsend Police were called to children's homes in Suffolk more than 800 times last year - the equivalent of twice a day - in what a top detective admits is a "massive pull on their resources". Family's anger at mental health trust's response to death of Henry, 21 Monday, April 8, 2019 Emily Townsend The family of a 21-year-old Ipswich fashion student have blasted a mental health trust's response to a report aimed at preventing similar deaths. Video 'Please come home' - Family's plea to missing dad Thursday, April 4, 2019 Emily Townsend The family of a much-loved Essex father and brother who vanished without a trace in Norfolk are issuing an emotional appeal two years on from his disappearance. 'It's scandalous' - Campaigners slam broken promises after mental health patients sent hundreds of miles away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Emily Townsend The situation facing Suffolk and Norfolk's struggling mental health trust has been dubbed "scandalous" after it emerged patients in crisis are still being sent hundreds of miles away for treatment. Video Three-way split of mental health trust could be on the cards Friday, February 1, 2019 Emily Townsend The troubled mental health trust in Suffolk and Norfolk could be split into three, we can reveal. Crunch meeting with MPs about failing mental health trust 'due before Christmas' Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Emily Townsend MPs in Suffolk and Norfolk hope to meet with regulators over the future of the region's crisis-hit mental health trust before Christmas, it has emerged. Teenager who attempted to take own life 'doesn't meet criteria' to be sectioned Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Emily Townsend A distraught mother has described Suffolk's mental health service as "farcical" and claims it is failing families after her daughter attempted to take her own life - but was not sectioned. Video Health secretary vows to 'get to bottom' of mental health crisis in own backyard Thursday, November 29, 2018 Emily Townsend Radical action is needed to tackle the crisis facing Suffolk's mental health trust, the health secretary has said. 'Families are paying the ultimate price' - Lawyer speaks out over failings at struggling trust Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Emily Townsend A top lawyer wants to share the tragic experiences of families she has represented with the boss of our region's failing mental health trust - after it was plunged into special measures again. How health secretary and Suffolk MP Matt Hancock responded to our questions about failing trust Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Emily Townsend West Suffolk MP and health secretary Matt Hancock is facing calls to intervene over the future of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT). Updated 'This is the ONLY way forward for Suffolk' - Watchdog's warning over failing mental health trust Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Emily Townsend The only way forward for mental health services in Suffolk is to adopt a radical strategy distanced from its failing NHS trust. Reaction to sudden departure of mental health boss days before CQC report Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Emily Townsend Campaigners have shared their views on the sudden resignation of a mental health trust chief - just days before a new inspection report is due to be published. Father's fears over new eating disorder guidelines prompted by tragic death of 19-year-old Suffolk girl Saturday, September 22, 2018 Emily Townsend The father of a 19-year-old Suffolk girl who died from anorexia fears many more patients have died as a result of how eating disorders are still treated. 'She's my little hero' - Six-year-old raises alarm during mum's potentially deadly asthma attack Saturday, September 8, 2018 Emily Townsend Lucy Galligan, from Wattisfield, suffers with brittle asthma - a severe form of the illness. Video 'We have not given up' - Corrie's mother speaks out over missing son search Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Emily Townsend The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague has vowed to keep fighting for answers.