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Ed Sheeran to perform at Strictly Come Dancing final

PUBLISHED: 19:17 16 December 2017 | UPDATED: 19:17 16 December 2017

Ed Sheeran will perform at the Strictly Come Dancing final. Picture: YUI MOK/PA WIRE

Ed Sheeran will perform at the Strictly Come Dancing final. Picture: YUI MOK/PA WIRE


Suffolk singer will perform on the Strictly stage

The Shape Of You singer will take to the stage on the BBC show tonight.

The performance was announced with a tweet on Strictly’s official Twitter account earlier this week that said: “Just when you thought our Strictly Grand Final couldn’t be any more perfect. Ed Sheeran performs. Saturday 6.30pm @BBCOne.”

Sheeran said in a short video: “Hi, I’m Ed Sheeran. Catch me on the Strictly Come Dancing final on December 16.”

Gemma Atkinson, Joe McFadden, Debbie McGee and Alexandra Burke are the final celebrities left in the competition and will compete for the strictly crown.

• Read more: Robin Windsor picks his Strictly 2017 winner

The 26-year-old has also revealed that he will be collaborating with rap star Eminem.

The two posted a picture together in a music studio on Wednesday, December 13.

Sheeran features on a track called River on Eminem’s new album Revival, which was released earlier this week.

More major fires have broken out at farms across the county.

Making the jump between school and employment can be daunting, which is why year ten students from Nothgate High School spent a day getting on-the-job insights from key figures in the local business world before they embarked on their Work Experience programmes this week.

Intensive care beds at an Ipswich mental health ward are likely to stay closed until the autumn, it can be revealed.

One of the oldest white rhinoceros’ in Europe has passed away.

Concerns have been raised that plans to introduce additional policing powers in Ipswich will be “criminalising behaviours that are not in themselves a crime”.

It could be the sale of the century as Sutton Hall Estate, near Woodbridge, including an eight bedroom Georgian house, 11 more cottages and farmhouses, two barns and more than 2170 acres is up for sale.

Can you see yourself or someone you know in our photo gallery? All pictures were taken at Yates in Ipswich on Saturday, June 30.

Suffolk and Essex are forecast yet another day of warm temperatures and glorious sunshine – though there is also a chance of some long-awaited rain for eastern parts.

Two blind veterans from Suffolk took part in a gruelling 100km walk from London to Brighton in 24 hours to raise money and awareness for a military charity.

Rail services are facing disruption in Suffolk and Essex due to a points failure affecting the region’s mainline connection with London.

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