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The sale of household coal could be phased out and wet wood sales restricted in a bid to cut down on pollution from people lighting fireplaces in their homes.

Here’s a guide to Anglian Water’s five Green Flag water parks in the region.

The owner of a north Norfolk deli has said the shellfish shortage is affecting her business.

Great Yarmouth’s beach needs your vote to help keep it free of rubbish.

A coastal hotel manager has apologised after a planned balloon release to help celebrate his birthday was cancelled following social media concerns over the environmental impact.

Farmer’s land which is due to be dug up for offshore windfarm cables has previously carried a “radioactive risk” following a plane crash 22 years ago, secret documents reveal today.

The saga over the Diss chickens has taken another twist after a resident in the area raised health concerns and said her estate was being “overrun” by them.

Spiders are appearing indoors earlier this year due to the recent heatwave.

Chickens living in a market town housing estate in Norfolk have hit the headlines, but as their numbers continue to rise residents are asking “what will happen to our chickens?”.

East Anglian farmers have defended the use of weed killer glyphosate after the debate over its use was reignited following a US court case.

People can dump unwanted household chemicals at seven of Norfolk’s recycling centres during September and October.

Straddling the Norfolk and Suffolk border, The Brecks is one of the most unusual lowland landscapes in the UK and one of its most important areas for wildlife.

North Norfolk has been hit by a crab shortage as fishermen say they are struggling to keep up with demand.

A river bank which was falling into the water has been repaired and had improved accessibility installed by the Environment Agency.

Do you want to reduce the amount of plastic waste you produce?

Conservationist Roberto Pedraza Ruiz is exhibiting his photographs of the ancient forest of Sierra Gorda in Mexico in East Anglia this week.

Judges had a tour of green spaces in the running for a national horticultural award.

A north Norfolk beach welcomed the entire British Isles on its coast as part of an eye-catching initiative to promote the county’s marine life.

Dedicated volunteers turned out in force at the latest EDP Big Coast Clean Up at Sea Palling.

A swarm of reports of troublesome and aggressive wasps have prompted pest controllers in Norfolk and Waveney to describe it as the “worst year on record”.

You can expect to see a shooting star a minute during the peak of the Perseid meteor shower.

Norfolk has officially recycled one million tonnes of waste, it has been announced by the Norfolk Waste Partnership.

A consultation has revealed strong support for the creation of a new road linking the Norwich Northern Distributor Road to the A47.

A mid-Norfolk town has claimed back part of its land after being given the green light for a restricted byway.

Our readers shared their wisdom on getting flies to buzz off, now its time for tips to banish the most unpopular summer insect of all.

The record-breaking heatwave is today being blamed for ushering in an invasion of wasps.

Volunteers from a north Norfolk beach clean group are urging people to get stuck in with efforts to keep our coastline clean.

A sand drawing competition is to take place on Cromer beach around a huge outline of the British Isles.

One of the gateways to the region’s most popular landmarks is to be placed in the hands of those who look after them.

Around 80 eels have been found dead in the regions rivers, with no clear explanation as to what has caused their demise.

With the school holidays in full swing, it can be difficult to think of ways to entertain the family.

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