April 24 2014 Latest news:
She was at the helm of HMS Loopy and is no stranger to unconventional adventures.
A greylag goose has been adopted by a flock of sheep, instead of flying off to far-flung shores on migration.
The results of the world’s biggest wildlife survey are in, revealing the creatures most frequently spotted and those rarely seen in our gardens.
They may be one of Britain’s rarest bird – but they’re also one of the loudest.
MARK NICHOLLS discovers how parts of Thetford Forest are being returned to natural Brecks heathland to encourage the amazing stone curlew and other wildlife
One of the UK’s rarest seabirds, which finds a temporary home on Norfolk’s beaches, could become a victim of climate change as rising seas and increased coastal flooding squeezes the UK’s coastline.
Hundreds of cyclists enjoyed a splash and a dash in the Broads as part of a unique event.
Easter has plenty of things to do for all the family. Simon Parkin previews dozens of events and activities to keep the kids entertained over the holidays — and don’t worry they don’t all involve eating chocolate eggs!
Outline plans to add up to 5,000 homes and jobs to Norfolk’s fourth-largest town have been approved after a special meeting.
When it comes to birds, it is all change for the region’s ten top - with blue tits making a strong comeback.
Police have warned that all wildlife crimes will be taken “extremely seriously” following the deaths of two birds of prey in mid Norfolk.
To many they are the king of British birds.
If you are lucky enough to see one of them, as they dart by, the intense, shimmering, aquamarine flash of colour will stay with you a lifetime.
Conservation groups have issued a stark warning that Norfolk, Suffolk and the Fens’ wildlife-rich nature reserves and landscape should be deemed “frack-free zones”, or vulnerable species like the pink-footed geese could be disturbed.
A long-running Norfolk boat show has joined forced with a eco-festival to host events on land and on water.
People fighting to keep a beach footpath in Snettisham open to all are urging other villagers to show their support by taking part in a mass walk along the route.
It was a fight he took up six years ago with all the zeal of the boardroom battles he won during an illustrious career at the sharp end of business.
Daffodils, flowers in bloom and days on the Broads can only mean one thing. Following months of wet weather, it looks as though things are finally set to change this weekend with experts predicting unseasonably high temperatures of up to 17 degrees across the region. Whether you pull on some walking boots, head to the beach or just bask in the sun, reporter Lauren Cope looks at how you can make the most of the start of spring.
A programme to boost numbers of the threatened fen raft spider has seen their numbers grow dramatically, Broads bosses have revealed.
An amateur wildlife photographer managed to score big when he netted this astonishing image of a starling ‘murmuration’ over a Suffolk nature reserve.
Chalet owners who have erected signs claiming there is no right of way along a beach footpath could be asked to take them down.
In our latest RSPB column, AGGIE ROTHAN says its time to help birds at this busiest time of the year. Click on the icons on the image to learn more about owls and how to make boxes for a range of birds.
What is it really half-term already? Yes, it seems like only yesterday they went back after Christmas, but schools are out again.
His eccentric hats have graced the heads of pop royalty like Lady Gaga and Rihanna, but now Norfolk-born milliner Piers Atkinson’s headwear has found a new home – on a bird box.
A buzzard found shot and injured by the roadside in the Dereham area has prompted a joint appeal for information from police and RSPB officers.
They are a labour of love, a meticulously-kept record of wildlife in Norfolk complete with handwritten entries and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations.
We asked you to take part in the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch, the world’s largest wildlife survey, at the weekend, and you came up trumps.
The RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch, the world’s largest wildlife survey, takes place this Saturday and Sunday – and it needs you!
Winter may seem the least likely time to see nature in all its glory but you’d be surprised just how much wildlife there is to be spotted if you wrap up warm and head out binoculars in hand.
Parts of north Norfolk’s coastline could be permanently sacrificed to the sea following the tidal surges which battered the East Coast last month.
It’s counting week at Pensthorpe Wildlife and Gardens and with more than 800 animals to count, it’s no easy feat.
Here’s our pick of the reserve’s favourites.