Peregrine female feeding the four chicks on May 4

Working tirelessly to keep his daughters fed, the male peregrine at Norwich Cathedral is ensuring they flourish in the absence of the mother.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, visit the Peter Beales Roses display at the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show

Norfolk flower growers rose to the occasion to claim gold-medal successes at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show – with a royal visit adding the crowning glory for one proud exhibitor.

Emma Bridgewater has been named as the new president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England

Encouraging development on brownfield sites over green spaces will be a priority for the incoming head of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), a former Norfolk resident.

Watton's town sign on the High street.
Photographer: Graham Corney

The Wayland Partnership Development Trust is kick-starting a new community project after scoring funding from the People’s Postcode Lottery.

A Lynx cub. Photo: Neville Buck/Lynx UK Trust /PA Wire

Wild boar, lynx and African hunting dogs are among dozens of dangerous animals being kept on private properties in Norfolk and Suffolk, figures have revealed.

Jennifer Lonsdale at her home in Great Ryburgh. Picture: Matthew Usher

When Jennifer Lonsdale joined the fledgling movement to save the whales in the 1970s, she never expected to win Royal approval.

Head Gardener Ian Guest looking at the spectacular display of candelabra primulas flowering at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden.

Picture: James Bass

Thousands of spectacular candelabra primulas are blooming at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, near South Walsham.

Mannington Hall Gardening Feature with Lord and Lady Walpole. Pictured are the lawns.


The grounds of a north Norfolk stately home will be given over to wildlife at the weekend.

Tending to the garden can have positive benefits for health, both physically and mentally. Picture: PA Photo/Thinkstockphotos

Gardening on the NHS. Potting geraniums to fight heart disease, feeding rhododendrons to treat dementia, digging up dandelions and scarifying the lawn as therapy and healing for mental illness.

How well do you know your Norfolk Broads? Take our photo quiz below to find out. 

Pictures by Mike Page.

Norfolk has more than 120 miles of navigable waterways throughout the county, but how well do you know the Norfolk Broads? Take our photo quiz to find out.

The former Shannocks Hotel in Sheringham.  Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Huddies Ltd revealed it is “fully committed” to developing the former Shannocks Hotel site.

An aerial view of the upper Wensum Valley, shot from a drone camera.

New concerns have been raised over the health of the River Wensum after it was ranked bottom of a national survey of invertebrate life along protected watercourses.

Seven seals rescued by Hunstanton's Sealife Sanctuary, were released back into the wild on the beach at Snettisham. Picture: Ian Burt

A lucky group of seven seals will today be enjoying life back in their natural habitat after being released into the wild from a west Norfolk beach.

‘Dead Man’s Fingers’ found in Sheringham park

Volunteer “alarmed” by the grisly discovery in Oak Wood.

The intruder from Bath seen on the nest box webcam at Norwich Cathedral

An intruder at the spire of Norwich cathedral could prompt “sibling rivalry” among the newborn peregrine chicks as food may become scarce, according to the Hawk and Owl Trust.

A town centre garden which has spent years waiting for refurbishment could finally be opening this summer.

A group of travellers set up on Bloomfield Road in the South Denes area of Great Yarmouth.
Picture: James Bass

Travellers who were given a day to leave a Great Yarmouth car park have now moved on to a site five minutes down the road.

Peacocks are causing a stir in Beccles. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The authorities in Beccles have announced plans to clamp down on a marauding gang which has been rampaging through the town in recent weeks.

The Hawk and Owl Trust ring and health check the peregrine chicks at Norwich Cathedral. Samples are taken for dan and health checks.

Barely two weeks old, the peregrine chicks at Norwich Cathedral are all still healthy and accounted for after a team climbing the spire uncovered an infection in the male.

A whale washed up on Old Hunstanton Beach. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Scientists meet tomorrow for a conference marking the 25th anniversary of a research programme into whale deaths around our coasts.

PRIMARY CONCERN: Councillor Angie Fitch-Tillett visited Neatishead Primary to present the winners with a professionally printed version of their poster. Pictured are Cody Crabtree, Maya Clarke and Harvey Meale.

Artwork designed by children and warning of the dangers of disease is to be stuck on the side of waste collection lorries in an effort to shame dog owners into cleaning up after their pets.

Montagu's Harrier. Pic by Subramanya C K

Eagle-eyed bird fans are being asked to report their sightings of a rare species of harrier as it returns to the UK.

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A parents’ bond with their children is like no other.

Bins full of rubbish on Hemsby beach

A row has emerged over the cleanliness at Hemsby Beach following a cut to funding.

Collect photograph of Stan Bolton's canaries before they died.

A world champion canary breeder accidentally killed all but one of his prized 88-strong flock after spraying their cages with an insecticide he had used safely for years.

How well do you know Norwich's parks and gardens? Find out by taking our photo quiz below.

Norwich has more than 20 parks dotted throughout the city, but how well do you know them? Take our photo quiz to find out.

Simply Halal in Banham. Photograph Simon Parker

A Norfolk slaughterhouse has had its operations suspended after concerns were raised over the welfare of animals.

Opening of Harrison's Wood in Sprowston. 

Nature lovers will be able to enjoy a newly-opened woodland on the edge of Norwich from today.

Basil Todd at Billingford Lakes. Picture; Matthew Usher.

A businessman’s dream to provide a visitor centre at a mid-Norfolk beauty spot has been resurrected by his daughter.

Race organiser Kevin Marshall pictured at the end of the course in Cromer. 


With a huge increase in the number of people pulling on their trainers and a plethora of races to choose from, running challenges are having to become increasingly insane to capture the imagination.

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