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MICK McCarthy’s appointment as the new manager at Portman Road has dominated the headlines this week.

After days of speculation, it was announced on Thursday morning that he would take over from Paul Jewell at Portman Road.

Fans have reacted with delight, sending their messages of support via our websites.

Meanwhile, Katie Drouet has been celebrating after winning a prestigious royal award for turning her life around.

West End star Ruthie Henshall has offered her support to the air ambulance teams and musician Ed Sheeran has been nominated for further awards.

Tomorrow the Royal Anglians will be parading through Ipswich after returning from Afghanistan and all week support has been building.

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