No to booze

IMPROMPTU police checks targeting shops and pubs selling alcohol to under-aged buyers has been hailed a success.

Six shops and licensed premises in Hadleigh were visited by underage volunteers looking to buy alcohol on Friday.

In each case, the volunteers were refused alcohol.

Pc Matt Paisley said: “The test purchase operation was a success as it shows that premises that sell alcohol in Hadleigh are being responsible and obeying the law.