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Fish were seen coming out of the River Yare into the Wensum, from Trowse and towards Whitlingham Country Park.

The fish found in the River Yare probably died as a result of heavy rain, the Environment Agency has said.

Shorelands Wildlife Gardens have two new and endagered White Collared Lemurs.

They are two brothers who are some of the world’s rarest primates and will soon be capturing the hearts of visitors to a Norfolk wildlife attraction.

New homes are needed for feral cats: Picture submitted

A west Norfolk cats’ adoption centre is offering the purr-fect solution to anyone in need of an environmentally-friendly pest control service, with many feral cats in need of a new home.

Integrated wetland project, Templewood estate, Northrepps. Pictured from left: Liam Reynolds of Norfolk Rivers Trust, volunteers Lucinda Green, Lorraine Marks and Terry Brown, Jonathan Lewis of the Norfolk Rivers Trust, North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb, volunteer James Mindham and landowner Eddie Anderson.

A pilot wetland project run by the Norfolk Rivers Trust could help pioneer a sustainable natural method of reducing phosphate levels from sewage plant outflows.

A screenshot from the video taken by Emil Gray at South Denes

Two videos appearing to show hydrochloric acid leaking from a tanker into the river at Great Yarmouth have circulated on social media, causing concern for local residents.

A fisherman watches the wherry Hathor sailing on the River Thurne. Picture: James Bass

WWF-UK, the Angling Trust and Fish Legal have joined forces to launch a legal challenge after accusing Defra and the Environment Agency of failing to protect our “most precious rivers” from agricultural pollution.

Trevor Milton at the bottom of his garden at Low Road, Hellesdon, where a willow tree has blocked the River Wensum. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A tree which has been blocking the River Wensum in Hellesdon for almost two months is to be removed.

Mike Thody with his wooden sculpture of a bear. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

A “mummy bear” has joined the creatures of Holt Country park.

Nigel Barrett (left) and Shane Scarff  are helping to keep Cromer clean tidy by taking matters into their  own hands by grass cutting, hedge trimming and dog poo clearing.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Armed with their lawn mowers and strimmers two men have set themselves a mission to clean up Cromer.

Fly-tipped waste, including door panels, parcel shelves, bumpers, trim, a petrol tank and lights, found in a field in East Somerton

Great Yarmouth Borough Council is appealing for information to help catch those who dumped a large quantity of old car parts in a field in East Somerton.

Chloe and Lily Showers of Cromer who are part of the Big Scoop campaign.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

A seven-year-old girl has taken charge of keeping Cromer clean by helping to patrol the streets to stop people leaving dog mess.

Timelapse of nightsky over Halvergate. Photo: Ben Gadsby-Williams

This stunning video, sent to us by reader Ben Gadsby-Williams, captures the milky way rotating around the north star in the starry Norfolk sky.

June Farrow's house in Bawburgh overlooks fields where a proposed new solar farm could be built.

Another solar farm could be built in a south Norfolk village.

The far reaching view across Malthouse Broad from St Helens Church in Ranworth.

Picture: James Bass

The organisation which looks after the Broads has denied it is being forced to recruit 45 volunteers – more than a third of its overall workforce – because of budget cuts.

Dereham footpath warden Ken Hawkins.

People are being urged to discover Dereham and the surrounding area by foot with the publication of four new walking leaflets.

Defra minister Elizabeth Truss during a visit to a dairy farm in Shipdham. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Government plans to boost the rural economy will need to be backed up financially, the leader of Norfolk County Council has said.

Wayne Scott and one of his ewes CREDIT WWT/Nigel Cooke.

More than 80 rare breed sheep have joined cattle in grazing on a reserve in west Norfolk, to help create perfect conditions for wintering ducks.

Jennifer Hugman next to her garden pond where 11 fish, including Koi carp were removed and partly eaten by mink.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

The revival of otter numbers in Norfolk’s rivers is seen by many as a boost to the natural environment.

Daisy cottage in Roughton it's opening it's garden for the last time as part of the National Gardens Scheme as the owners Anne Callow (left) and Geraldine Maelzer are selling their home.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

A green-fingered duo will open their beloved garden up for the last time next month,

Site of 'The Late One' car boot sale at Aylsham.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Moves are under way to stop “chaotic” roadside parking on the Aylsham bypass near a busy car boot site.

Monty aka Eric the Emu held by RSPCA officer Jane Folly, reunited with owner Anne-Marie Kirby holding Mathilda

A lost emu found wandering down a farm driveway in Kirtling has been reunited with his owner – and his feathered girlfriend.

Releasing the frogs is Jim Foster. Picture: Ian Burt

While if you kiss them they will not turn into a prince these frogs are still special for the Breckland area.

The Novi Sad Friendship Bridge over the River Wensum.

More than 150 people responded to an appeal for help to breathe new life into Norwich’s River Wensum.

Eddie Bullimore of the Song Bird Survival Trust pictured in his garden.
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Verge cutting along Norfolk’s roads will be back on the agenda next month, when county councillors are set to reconsider their controversial policy.

Professor Rob Field, from the John Innes Centre in Norwich.

Garden ponds could be a surprising source for new medical discoveries, according to Norwich scientists.

David Carr has been nursing a gull that has recently been shot with an air rifle.

Conservationists have condemned a string of attacks on wild birds after three gulls were shot.

Environmental services officers show off the app on their smart phones. L-R: Jade Martin, Miguel Fish, Lisa Crook, and Kerry Hemsworth.

New technology has been brought in to help crack down on mucky crimes including dog fouling and fly tipping after the council launched a new app.

Artists impressions of what some of the 194  homes will look like in Ormesby.

Angry Caister residents have joined forces with local leaders to battle against plans to build nearly 200 homes on the outskirts of their village.

David Gook who runs Hawking Experience with Fiona the Western Siberian Eagle Owl who went missing but was eventually found.

Picture: James Bass

Three days of fretting are over for an Acle nature lover, as his eagle owl who flew the coop has come home safely.

The night sky at Gimingham. Photo by Ben Gadsby-Williams.

Photographer and reader Ben Gadsby-Williams sent us this timelapse video of a starry Norfolk sky on Wednesday night.

Perseid meteor photographed at Baconsthorpe Castle. Photo by Matt Cooper.

The Perseids meteor shower peaked last night and some of the region’s photographers managed to capture the spectacular light show.

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