Things we learned this week - your whistle-stop tour of our top stories
PUBLISHED: 09:00 02 September 2018 | UPDATED: 10:15 02 September 2018
It's been rather busy across Suffolk and North Essex this week, so here's a rundown of some of the things you may have missed.
The Ipswich store, on Felixstore Road, Warren Heath, will close later this year or in early 2019. However, the two stores in Norwich and one in Colchester have been spared.
Internet rumours were rife on Tuesday and Wednesday when the pub was closed with the owners and landlord remaining silent.
Recently the pubs owners have briefly commented on the future of the venue that hosted a then largely unknown Ed Sheeran.
Since Town’s top scorer Martyn Waghorn departed for Derby, the Tractor Boys have been in desperate need of some attacking reinforcements.
Now they will be supported by the experience and prowess of Ireland international Jon Walters.
Opposing shareholders of Shotley pier are due to meet to discuss a potential compromise after a fiery planning meeting last week ended in the plans being refused.
More than 400 shareholders came together to buy the pier earlier this year but have since been divided by what should be done to restore it.
He raised tens of thousands for charity, presented on BBC Radio Suffolk and owned some of the famous local cafes.
Mr Shelley was 78.