Football writer Carl Marston had the good fortune to watch virtually every one of Kane Vincent-Young's 126 senior appearances for Colchester United, 112 of them in the league. He rates him as one of the best young full-backs to have played for the Essex club.
Fans heading to Ipswich's Chantry Park for Ed Sheeran's homecoming gigs are being reminded to take ID, email confirmation and the credit card used to purchase tickets to guarantee entry to the concerts.
Frinton-on-Sea are relishing this weekend's potential title decider, against Swardeston, as the two front-runners in the Read Brothers Ltd East Anglian Premier League go head-to-head at The Common in Norfolk.
I've known for years that building a new road across the north of Ipswich was a divisive proposal - guaranteed to set town dwellers against their country cousins. I hadn't realised how much Blue-on-Blue anger it would spark!
Boris Johnson has now been Prime Minister for a week and it's already been a bit of a whirlwind as he travels around the country with the air of a Medieval Monarch offering gifts to all who cross his path.
Boris Johnson's confirmation as the new leader of the Conservative Party and from Wednesday lunchtime as Prime Minister may be the end of a political chapter - but it's unlikely to immediately usher in a new era of stability.
New infrastructure projects seem to be the order of the day for councils and MPs in Suffolk and Essex at the moment - hopefully the current rash of pleas for support won't fall on deaf ears in government.