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The mystery creature, discovered by Mr Wharton of Stokesby. Submitted

The bizarre looking creature found by an Eastern Daily Press reader has been identified as an elephant hawk moth caterpillar.

A planning application has been submitted for a solar farm on the edge of North Walsham.

NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT. Nine poisoned buzzards. Photo: RSPB/PA Wire

The RSPB is calling for better enforcement of wildlife protection laws after a report showed more than 250 birds and other animals were illegally shot or destroyed in 2014 in the UK – with 77 of those taking place in the East of England.

Thorpe Island resident Gareth Jervis who lives on his boat and has received letters from the Broads Authority telling him to move on.

Boat dwellers living on an island on the Broads have been told they face eviction if they do not leave within the next three weeks.

Wimbles first appearance at an evening swan feed this winter: CREDIT WWT

A whooper swan called Wimble has been returning to a west Norfolk reserve for 17 consecutive years.

Psart of the upper reaches of the River Wensum. Photo: Bill Smith

Thousands of rare native crayfish have been killed by a “plague” spread by an alien species.

A soprano pipistrelle bat rescued and cared for by Jane Harris, consultant ecologist. Picture: Denise Bradley

With the bitter winter weather taking its toll, many people will find themselves reaching for their woodpiles to start a nice, warm fire.

Rare red-footed falcon found shot dead in Cambridgeshire. Photo taken by RSPB Investigations

A rare red-footed falcon has been found shot dead near Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire.

Tim Nunn (left) in Capbreton with surfer Micah Lester

He grew up in Norfolk, not far from the bustling, busy beaches of Great Yarmouth.

Artist impression of the proposed Centre for Advanced Knowledge Engineering at Downham Market. Picture: Submitted

A west Norfolk town has been thrust into the spotlight with the launch of a £350m project - expected to bring 4,500 jobs to the region.

Sue Bignell sent us this lovely photo of a choppy day on the pier at Cromer.

Cromer Pier was battered by stormy weather at the weekend and some photographers managed to capture some stunning images.

Tidal surge at Cromer pier on Friday 6th December 2013

Senior officers from the emergency services are to meet today to discuss ways to deal with a possible tidal surge which could hit the region’s coast later this week.

Stephen Mole is showing his collection to the public in an exhibition at Fairhaven Woodland Garden in South Walsham. Pictured: Hemsby Beach. Picture: Stephen Mole Photos

The big skies and still landscapes are what make Norfolk so special.

Jonathan Cole, managing director of offshore wind for ScottishPower Renewables, at the Offshore Wind Works conference in Lowestoft.

A strategy has been put in place to try to build up the skills of East Anglian youngsters so they can take advantage of a massive jobs boost for the region in offshore wind.

	The Windmill at How Hill and St Benets Abbey photographed from a Boat on the Norfolk Broads.

The Broads Authority’s plan to change the way it interacts with the public at meetings has been thrown out.

Broads Guide- Horning.

An increase in the tax boat owners pay on the Broads has passed with very little fuss.

Sue Maufe with the conker tree she planted in Lyng which is now under threat after recommendations that it is felled.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

A horse chestnut tree, which villagers are campaigning to save, has been given a stay of execution after councillors decided not to fell it.

Rare fungi found at Titchwell: Photo credit Tony Leech

A species of fungi was discovered at RSPB Titchwell Marsh that is so rare in Britain there is no English name for it.

Tidal surge at Cromer pier on Friday 6th December 2013

Emergency planners across the region are today tracking a developing low-pressure system which might threaten a potentially-damaging tidal surge.

Nine of the poisoned buzzards. Picture: RSPB

Allen Lambert, from Edgefield, was found guilty of killing 10 buzzards and a sparrowhawk on the Stody Estate, near Holt, last year.

Norfolk County Council say that the closure of Docking Recycling Centre will save £70,000.

A Norfolk recycling centre is to close, despite 96pc of people consulted saying it should stay open.

Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Incinerators in the Netherlands and Germany are to burn Norfolk’s rubbish, after councillors agreed to ship waste abroad.

Overgrown grass verges in Roughton Road, Cromer. 

Norfolk’s rural grass verges are to be cut less frequently to save more than £80,000.

Benji Howell (pictured left) with protestors against the Barsham turbine at the public enquiry in 2013.

A Shipmeadow man has failed in his legal challenge to build a wind turbine “taller than St Paul’s Cathedral” 500 metres from his home.

MP Richard Bacon visits D.I.S.S Group at The Denny Centre to listen to their concerns about access and facilities for people with disabilities in Diss.; Photo:Sonya Duncan; Copy:; For: EDP; EDP pics vÉ‚ÄövǬ© 2010; (01603) 772434

Leaders from across the region will meet for “candid discussions” about how to accommodate a population set to soar to one million in Norfolk over the next two decades.

Norfolk Coast Path – Thornham (Summer) by Lee Acaster (from Wortham in Suffolk)

‘A trail for all seasons’ ran from the end of March until November 1, to encourage even more people to use the Norfolk Trails throughout the year, capturing different seasonal images along the routes as they go
Managed by Norfolk County Council, the Norfolk Trails network brings together over 1,200 miles of circular, long and short walks, cycle and bridle routes throughout Norfolk.

Some of Norfolk’s most picturesque natural sights have been captured in stunning detail on camera, and it is now up to you to decide which is the most beautiful.

Lowestoft is to benefit from thousands of new jobs and millions of pounds of economic investment after it was confirmed the town would be the long-term operational base for the East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm.

The east coast has taken another big step forward in its ambition to become a major centre for renewable energy after plans for a further windfarm off Norfolk and Suffolk were submitted.

A humpback whale seen elsewhere. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

A whale and dolphin charity has reported a sighting of a humpback whale off the Norfolk coast.

Profile on Docking. Pictured: Docking village sign.
EDP pics © 2007

Norfolk County Council continues to propose closing Docking Recycling Centre despite overwhelming opposition to the idea.

Senior flood warden for Bacton Alison Hamilton pictured on the shore line with some of the other flood wardens. Picture: Mark Bullimore

Flood wardens in a coastal village which suffered badly in the storm surge of 2013 are better equipped for the coming winter – but would like more help.

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