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Ed Sheeran passes driving test in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 09:19 30 October 2015 | UPDATED: 14:16 30 October 2015

Ed Sheeran's UCS graduation ceremony.

Ed Sheeran's UCS graduation ceremony.

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran will soon be carrying a full driving license after passing his practical driving test in Ipswich.

Sheeran, who grew up in Framlingham, passed his test yesterday.

Many of his fans posted congratulations on social media after the school that had been teaching Ed posted a picture of him with his test certificate.

Yesterday he tweeted to his 15.6million followers: “Passed my driving test yesterday, zoom zoom zoom”

Last week, Ed Sheeran was awarded an honorary degree from University Campus Suffolk for his “outstanding contribution to music”.

In the past year Ed has won four Brit Awards, two Ivor Novello awards, six Grammy nominations, among other accolades.


  • Driving "licence" is spelt with a second "c" in this country.

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    Sarky Sage

    Friday, October 30, 2015

  • I remember the Evening Star when it used to be an award winning newspaper. Nowadays, it's nothing more than an unofficial Ed Sheeran Fan Club magazine....

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    Paul Wauly

    Friday, October 30, 2015

  • This is news? Good grief - how trivial does celebrity tittle-tattle have to be not to appear in this rag?

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    Friday, October 30, 2015

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