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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.

The region’s mental health trust has pledged to eradicate the use of out of area beds by 2021.

An Ipswich resident whose 
street was targeted by car vandals says she has found it hard to sleep through fear they will return.

The jury in the trial of four men accused of murdering father-of-five Dean Stansby has been hearing how evidence was collected during the investigation.

Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Tim Passmore, and Chief Constable Gareth Wilson are staging a series of public meetings across the county through the coming months – and are encouraging Suffolk residents to attend.

Violent crime rose almost a third in Suffolk last year, according to latest figures.

An Ipswich man was banned from driving when he ploughed a BMW into a tree leaving his wife with possible life-long injuries.

Kare Plus had their new branch on Queen’s Street opened by Ipswich mayor Sarah Barber on Wednesday afternoon.

The incident took place on Wellington Street, near Norwich Road, this afternoon.

Average speed cameras are now operating on both lanes of the A14 Orwell after a camera was finally replaced – four months after it was damaged in an accident.

Just short of 100 Ipswich locals are set to come together this weekend to “finish” the London Marathon in memory of 29-year-old Matt Campbell, who collapsed on Sunday with 3.7 miles left to run.

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