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Suffolk County Council has been told it would be illegal to disinvest in tobacco firms.

Tobacco investment battle not yet over, says county councillor

Suffolk County Council’s pension fund is to retain its controversial investment in tobacco companies, despite last year’s overwhelming vote by the authority to get rid of the shares.

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Work underway at the new Colchester Park and Ride

£30m being invested in Colchester transport schemes new figure reveals

Exclusive: County Hall is investing £30million in transport schemes across Colchester.

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Gallery: Walberswick named best for ‘celebrity spotting’ as it appears alongside Clare and Dedham in Sunday Times’ Best Places to Live in the Countryside guide

Three of the region’s most picturesque towns and villages have been included in a national newspaper’s definitive top 50 countryside locations to live.

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Emergency services at the scene of the collision in Newton Road, Sudbury

Police name pedestrian killed in collision with lorry in Sudbury as local man Rodney Willams, 69

Police have named a man who was struck by a lorry and killed in Sudbury as 69-year-old Rodney Williams.

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Bernie Ingram

Suspended jail term for seaman who caused Suffolk yacht tragedy

A seaman has received a suspended jail sentence after he admitted being responsible for a collision which led to the death of a Suffolk woman six miles off the Felixstowe coast.

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Politics See all

Suffolk County Council has been told it would be illegal to disinvest in tobacco firms.

Tobacco investment battle not yet over, says county councillor

Suffolk County Council’s pension fund is to retain its controversial investment in tobacco companies, despite last year’s overwhelming vote by the authority to get rid of the shares.

Read full story »

Business See all

Suffolk salami is just one of the county's many celebrated home-grown food products.

New Anglia LEP planning Food Enterprise Zone bid

Proposals are being prepared to create “one or more” Food Enterprise Zones in Suffolk and Norfolk

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Mick Page, leader of Tendring District Council, and William Peak, owner of the Clacton Pavilion, shake hands after the council agrees to lease land to the pavilion to support expansion plans last year.

Could Clacton Pavilion development plans include a water park?

Plans are in the pipeline to develop a Clacton visitor attraction – which could possibly include a water park.

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Aerial shot of Clacton from 2009 showing the former gas holders. Picture: Mike Page.

Old gas works in Clacton lined up for retail development

A Clacton car park could be turned into a utilities site to make way for a retail development on the town’s former gas works.

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Environment news

Bomb disposal teams from the MoD detonate the mortar found in a field off the Street, Icklingham

Mortar bomb detonated in farmer’s field at Icklingham

An unexploded bomb was discovered by farm workers near Mildenhall, with the disposal squad called to detonate the Second World War mortar.

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Features

Should women aspire to look like Victoria Beckham or Sophie Dahl? Or should physical curviness - or any physical look - be the last thing we should worry about? Pictures: Dennis Van Tine and Sean Dempsey/PA

Curves. Why women have them and why men like them. (And why it’s simpler to be male)

Curves! Women have them – uniquely in the animal world for females – and often worry about the way they look. Men just seem to appreciate them. Quite a lot. So what the heck is going on? STEVEN RUSSELL gets a quick lesson in the science of curvology

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