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A new bus route is one of our most read stories this week

PUBLISHED: 05:00 01 December 2018

Take a look at some of our most read stories Picture: ARCHANT

Take a look at some of our most read stories Picture: ARCHANT

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Ed Sheeran visiting Ipswich and a Suffolk café breaching a string of hygiene and safety regulations are part of our unmissable story round up. Make sure you read them all.

Ed Sheeran at Portman Road for Ipswich Town's encounter with Bristol City  Picture: INSTAGRAMEd Sheeran at Portman Road for Ipswich Town's encounter with Bristol City Picture: INSTAGRAM

Ed Sheeran attends Portman Road to cheer on Ipswich Town

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran visited Portman Road on Wednesday night to watch Ipswich play Bristol City.

Despite the Blue’s loss the former Framlingham school boy posted a happy picture on his Instagram wearing the ITFC football top.

Ed has been pictured previously cheering on his team with fiancée Cherry Seaborn.

Food hygiene breaches and ‘dangerous’ electrics exposed at Suffolk café

Street Level in Bury - Eat Well. Richard Bird. Picture: PHIL MORLEYStreet Level in Bury - Eat Well. Richard Bird. Picture: PHIL MORLEY

A Suffolk café owner has pleaded guilty to a string of hygiene and safety regulations.

Richard Bird who owns Steet Level Café in Bury St Edmunds breached 17 food regulations, and four health and safety rules.

During an inspection the following things were found - an ‘unknown liquid’ in a bucket, rodent traps, mould on a chopping board and more. Read the full list by clicking the link above.

Meet the YouTube stars who are getting paid to vlog

Suffolk is home to many YouTube stars we take a look at four big online names who between them have 3.4 million subscribers.

Samantha Harvey has a huge following on Youtube and Instagram. Picture: SAMANTHA HARVEYSamantha Harvey has a huge following on Youtube and Instagram. Picture: SAMANTHA HARVEY

One of the four is musician Samantha Harvey who has just finished headlining her own UK tour.

The singer who went to Stowmarket High School, said: “YouTube completely changed my life, I would encourage anyone who has the time to do it to take it up.”

Heartbreak as couple’s three cats are poisoned and die just days apart

A woman from Great Blakenham has spoken of her heartbreak after three of her cats were poisoned.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said they are investigating their deaths as a suspected poisoning with anti-freeze.

Sadly all three cats had to be put down by the vets  Picture: TRACEY BECKETTSadly all three cats had to be put down by the vets Picture: TRACEY BECKETT

Mrs Beckett said she couldn’t understand why someone would do something so cruel.

Anger over First Ipswich’s re-routing of bus services

A change in an Ipswich bus route has angered members of the public.

First buses have diverted the 76 and 77 services away from Felixstowe Road and to Spring Road instead - this means those in Felixstowe Road now have to walk 700m to their nearest bus stop.

The changes also mean those services will no longer serve Bishops Hill, Cobham Road, Lindbergh Road or Nacton Road. Read the changes in full on the story above.

Liz Harsant has called for the former No 4 service to be reinstated to help those along the route Picture: PAUL GEATERLiz Harsant has called for the former No 4 service to be reinstated to help those along the route Picture: PAUL GEATER

Free iCards for Ipswich youngsters last summer cost £100,000 it has emerged, as latest figures have revealed the extent of take up.

Dogs, cats and rats feature in this weeks round-up. Do you have room in your home for one of these cute creatures from the RSPCA centre in Martlesham?

A conservative club that survived through two world wars is set to close next week, with its committee blaming a ‘stay-at-home’ drinking culture for the dwindling bar takings.

A man has been fined almost £300 for taking his hands off the wheel to make a two fingered gesture at a speed camera in Suffolk.

In the latest of our series in celebrating community heroes we spoke to The Wildlife Gadget Man, Jason Alexander about his work helping to fight plastic waste across the county.

Greater Anglia’s first new “bimode” diesel and electric train for rural routes has ventured out on to the region’s rail network for the first time.

With talented well-known stars, unscripted fits of laughter and something for everyone to enjoy - The Regent have pulled off another unforgettable Christmas pantomime.

Beyond the Christmas tree, decorations and pudding, do you have any special customs unique to your family? Here’s a look at some weird and wonderful festive traditions.

Drivers are warned of possible treacherous road conditions this evening as “freezing rain” could turn roads icy.

Within hours of opening a new, exciting gadget on Christmas Day some of us have already broken them.

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