Environment

Bawsey Pits. Picture: Ian Burt

As the weather hots up, there’s a warning to stay out of the water

With the heatwave set to stay for the start of the school holidays, sunseekers are being warned not to treat flooded quarries as swimming pools.

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Herring caught off Caister by fishermen who have seen the Norfolk whale! Dick Thurlow, Caister fisherman.

EU ban on drift-net fishing would ‘kill’ Norfolk herring industry

A blanket ban on drift-net fishing would kill off Norfolk’s herring industry - and have a much wider impact on the region, according to a Caister fisherman who has described the EU proposal as ridiculous.

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James Hooker and the giant sea trout caught in the Relief Channel near King's Lynn.

Netsmen haul in monster sea trout from Relief Channel near King’s Lynn

Environment Agency fisheries scientists were stunnned when they hauled in a 13lbs sea trout during a routine fish survey on a drain near King’s Lynn.

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North Tuddenham cattle farmer Ron Smith says he may be forced out of business if plans for a 78-metre wind turbine are approved on a neighbouring field. Picture: Ian Burt

Proposed wind turbine outside Dereham raises concerns over farming, aviation and landscape

A planned 78-metre wind turbine on agricultural land east of Dereham has generated a storm of opposition, with concerns including the possible effects on farm animals and dangers to aircraft.

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Great Blakenham Incinerator

Deal signed to burn Norfolk waste at new Suffolk incinerator

Thousands of tonnes of waste from Norfolk is to be burned at a new incinerator in Suffolk it has been confirmed.

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