Environment

Breckland Council. Picture: Ian Burt

Breckland Council being made “a laughing stock” over affordable housing quotas

Breckland Council is being “made a laughing stock” by developers who want to ignore their affordable housing responsibilities, according to its members.

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Mike Barrett has been given a Point of Light award by the PM. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Thornham war veteran and conservationist gets award from PM

A 90 -year-old war veteran from West Norfolk who has dedicated his last 49 years to conservation and protecting wildlife has been given an award by the Prime Minister.

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Heavy rain causing a swollen river Tas to spill on to the land near Caistor St Edmund south of Norwich. Photo : Steve Adams

Fears of dense fog as flooding problems ease across Norfolk and Suffolk

East Anglia has been drying out after the deluge of the weekend but after the problem of localised flooding subsides there were fresh fears of dense fog descending over the region.

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Brundall parish councillors Grant Nurden and Martin Davies at Cremer's Meadow, which the parish has bought and plan to turn into a nature reserve for the villagers.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Meadow site to be turned into a nature reserve

A four-acre site between Brundall and Blofield has been bought by a parish council and is to become a community nature reserve.

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A reveller letting go of a sky lantern at the Glastonbury Festival. Picture Ben Birchall/PA Wire.

Norfolk could see the end of sky lantern releases

Norfolk could see a ban on the launch of sky lanterns and mass release of balloons from county council-owned land.

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