Meet Andrew Papworth, new editor of the Mercury in Diss, Harleston, Wymondham and Attleborough

Andrew Papworth. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Andrew Papworth. Picture: MATTHEW USHER - Credit: Archant

A new editor has taken over at the Mercury.

Andrew Papworth will edit the title as part of a wider role as editor for Mercury publisher Archant in South and West Norfolk.

It marks a return to the area for the 30-year-old, who edited the Mercury in 2014 before moving onto his most recent role as editor of The Journal in Lowestoft.

Mr Papworth said: 'I'm delighted to return to South Norfolk.

'I've already been out in the community meeting people and from my time here previously, I know just how strong the community spirit is here.

'Those living in Diss, Wymondham, Attleborough, Harleston and surrounding areas already know what great places they are live.

'My goal is to shine a light on the amazing work of our communities.'

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Mr Papworth is keen to hear your ideas and feedback about the Mercury. Email