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A new floating breeding platform for common terns has been secured on Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden’s Broad at South Walsham.

It’s a sight which hasn’t been seen in nearly 20 years - the bottom of the Purfleet.

The mystery of a helicopter flying “erratically” around fields in Norfolk appears to have been solved.

Almost 600 churches across Norfolk and Waveney feature in the latest Diocese of Norwich guide to some of the most beautiful buildings in the region.

Pupils from a Thetford school had a day of discovery when they sampled an area of field to record the number invertebrates in it.

The organisers of south Norfolk’s Big Litter Pick are hoping this year’s event will be bigger than ever.

Alien Ant Invasion could be the title of a 1950s B-movie. But there is nothing fictional about the army of tiny insects that are on the brink of crossing the border into Norfolk.

Native marine species go under the ray-dar at a new exhibit celebrating conservation work.

Work has been completed in north Norfolk to help save a rare species of butterfly after a grant from a local supermarket.

Officers at Norfolk County Council are recommending a 150,000 tonne waste plant on the banks of the River Wensum at Lenwade go ahead despite widespread environmental concern.

A new round of consultations is being launched by developers behind a potential new scheme at Anglia Square.

Students from Dereham Sixth Form College have been the first to give feedback in the latest round of consultations for the Norfolk Vanguard wind farm.

Discussions are underway with the city council over the potential of setting up a new home for Norwich Farmshare at the Valpy Avenue allotments after their preference for a new home fell through due to “unforeseen changes”.

A spectacular new venue will bring an annual rural showcase closer to the heart of East Anglia as it demonstrates the best of countryside sports, pastimes and entertainment.

Would you like to find out more about what makes Thetford Forest so special?

It’s an unmistakable sign that spring’s on the way that once filled every garden pond.

They are among Africa’s most endangered mammals.

Solar panels, a wind turbine and its own food produce company. These are just three of the things that have made a Martham school worthy winners in this year’s Eco Awards.

Brazilian or Colombian coffee has a ring to it: a certain aroma, taste and reputation.

Five new recycling banks have been installed across south Norfolk to stop thousands of litres of cooking oil and other fats going unnecessarily down the drain.

The sale of the Royal Norwich Golf Club to developers Persimmon Homes has finally been agreed in a £17m deal after plans for up to 1,000 homes were approved for the site.

Two areas of open space in Thetford, which were recently designated as County Wildlife Sites, are undergoing work to create a better habitat for less common plant species.

Save the pink pigeon! Dick Dastardly would’ve been horrified at any attempt to encourage a colourful cousin of his notorious foe.

Hundreds of people have signed a petition protesting against a 150,000 tonne a year waste plant on the banks of the River Wensum.

A major refurbishment to Great Yarmouth’s tidal defences is key to the borough’s future prosperity.

City council officers expect to fell a beloved beech tree which has become unstable through disease next month as the local community mourns its loss.

Easter is still a month away, but the first of this season’s peregrine falcon eggs at Norwich Cathedral has been laid.

In their first official release of the season, four grey seals named after Star Wars characters have been released back into the wild by Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary.

It’s almost a month since the gale-force gusts of Storm Doris brought disruption to Norwich’s streets - but the clear-up work at the city’s Mousehold Heath continues.

It is a trend which began in Denmark and has suddenly and inescapably taken off in the UK.

A windfarm boss said homes in a Norfolk village are not under threat, despite plans appearing to show that a substation could be built on top of them.

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