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When teenager Ed Cubitt looks out over the North Walsham and Dilham Canal at Ebridge, it’s in the knowledge that he has helped open it up for thousands to enjoy.

A number of dead seal pups have washed up on the north Norfolk coast, with people reporting that they appeared to have a number of visible wounds.

A young swallow is fighting for life after it was rescued from a nest which had been kicked along a path by a group of children.

Schoolchildren are to be given the chance to take part in a major scientific project run by a Norfolk-based charity to discover more information about creatures in the ground.

You could say it was a snap decision, but it’s certainly brought a fundraising auction for Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s Broads Appeal into sharp focus.

A swan was horrifically injured when it was caught in the propeller of a boat on the Norfolk Broads.

A bloodied otter that was left fighting for its life after being found stranded on a driveway in Thetford has been euthanased due to the extent of its injuries.

Twelve ‘Big Belly’ bins that can take about eight times as much litter as traditional street bins are being installed in Cromer and Wells.

A baby aardvark has become the latest addition at a Kessingland zoo, making it only the second in the country to successfully breed the species.

Sheringham’s most well-used bus shelter is on the road to a make-over, ten years after it was given a steam train-style revamp by a local artist and group of youngsters.

A new guided kayak trail along the River Yare aims to get people outdoors and active while also allowing them to explore the natural world from a completely unique perspective.

Sheringham Town Council is driving forward a campaign to have a roundabout installed at a junction dubbed an “accident waiting to happen”, after seeing a similar, £619,000 scheme at Felbrigg cut traffic speeds and improve access.

Motorists are being warned that diversions will be in place when repairs and resurfacing work is carried out to the pavement on Bridge Street, Fakenham next month.

Members of the newly formed Southwold Coastal Community Team (CCT) have visited two key sites where wildlife spaces could be created.

With the summer well underway and many looking forward to jet setting off to a tropical location to relax in the sun with a drink under a palm tree, you may not realise that this can be found closer to Norwich.

Part of Wymondham has been transformed in to a sea of blazing bright red by the presence of thousands of poppies.

Coastal resorts and businesses from Hunstanton to Lowestoft reported a busy few days as temperatures soared across the region on Sunday and Monday.

High temperatures continue to play havoc with train services as heat-related speed restrictions are enforced between Norwich and London.

Charity bosses at RSPB Minsmere have said goodbye to the BBC Springwatch studio – marking the end of an era for the east Suffolk reserve.

There are few fishing destinations that rival the Broads for its scenic beauty, miles of lock-free waterways, rich heritage and diversity of fish species.

Works have officially started on the £1m project to build a new community and sports centre in Marshland St James.

Two East Anglian attractions at the heart of conservation programmes designed to save endangered lemurs have been supported by a local business.

As the driving force behind the building of a new roundabout at Felbrigg, north Norfolk district councillor Hilary Cox had much to celebrate when it was officially launched after a ten year campaign.

For those looking forward to a summer in Sunny Hunny, you can keep hydrated and protect the environment by visiting a water refill station.

Nature lovers keen to get an early look at the redeveloped Earsham Wetland Centre can take part in a special evening walk at the site on Friday, June 23.

A haven for history and wildlife, Burgh Castle fort’s tranquil setting has long been a magnet for dog walkers and nature lovers.

A man was jailed and another ordered to pay more than £1,900 after they illegally collected waste which was later found dumped it in the countryside.

Visitors to the Cromer seafront were left disgusted after a dog owner left their pet’s mess just a few metres from a bin.

First there was Chalky the all-white blackbird - and now another rare bird has been spotted in Norfolk - Alby the albino sparrow.

A farmer has thanked “the spirit of Norfolk” for the swift return of his calf which went missing over the weekend.

A score of rare black-tailed godwits were released into their new home in the Fens as part of a conservation first.

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