A special 'Pop Up' garden event at the Paddock in Thetford raises money for St Nicholas Hospice Care. Pictured is garden owner Rachel Woods.

One of Thetford’s most beautiful gardens has flung open its doors for a surprise fund-raising event.

The Lidl store viewed from Station Road in Great Yarmouth.

Picture: James Bass

A frustrated homeowner says he is prepared to mount a second blockade in a dispute over supermarket delivery noise he says is blighting his life.

One of the honey bees in a colony kept by Carolyne Liston, chairman of Norfolk Beekeepers Association. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

A national bee health seminar will be held in Norfolk next month to address the raft of diseases and predators threatening East Anglia’s hives and colonies.

Pensthorpe is looking for young naturalists to join a new junior board. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Pensthorpe Natural Park is looking for 10 budding naturalists to form its first ever junior board and help shape its future.

Scottow Moor Solar Park on the Norfolk County Council-owned Scottow Enterprise Park, located on the former RAF Coltishall airbase.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

The first phase of a giant solar farm at the former RAF Coltishall is complete, with 133,000 thousand panels facing towards the sun.

A large area of sand dunes between the beach and the Haven holiday park at Caister which have been levelled.

 Picture: James Bass

Parish councillors were jeered and heckled when they claimed they had no power to stop work at a beauty spot.

Humpback Whale off of Kelling, North Norfolk 12/04/2015 (photo by Youtube user: kayn forbes)

A wildlife enthusiast captured what is believed to be the first spring sighting of a humpback whale off the coast of north Norfolk.

A new solar farm could be built between Fakenham and Docking.

Renewable energy developer RES wants to put panels on land west of the B1454 Fakenham - Docking road, at the Hyde Park crossroads near Barmer.

John Brunning of Herbert Woods with the lagoon at Potter Heigham where thousands of fish, which have been saved from the toxic algae in The Broads system, have been deposited.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

More than half a million fish at risk of being suffocated by toxic algae have been rescued from the Norfolk Broads.

An image from Google Earth of the dump.

A businessman has been given planning permission to build a recycling plant to shred Norfolk’s ‘tyre mountain’.

Martham has been earmarked for hundreds of new homes and the parish council is now calling on householders to pull together a village blueprint.

The whole of Martham is being urged to have its say in what is billed as an exciting opportunity to help shape its future.

More than 100,000 fish in the Norfolk Broads have been relocated as part of a rescue operation to protect them from a dangerous algae which has already killed thousands of them.

Brian Avenue residents with one of the Himalayan Birch trees they have purchased for their road after the original trees were diseased. From left, front, Will Harrowven and Ashley Birks from Norse; and back, residents, Liz Prowse, Barbara Roberts, Rosalind Yelin, Roger Carter, and David Roberts. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

More than 60 neighbours left disappointed when their street became less leafy have banded together to raise £1,500 to replace chopped down trees.

Keith Barker of Mill Road, Cromer who is unhappy about the amount of traffic on Mill Road and the hospital as cars park on both sides of the road around the site.


A short-term measure to try and stop motorists parking on a notorious Cromer “pinch point” will be installed in the next six weeks.

District councillor Richard Shepherd

Town leaders will be raising strong safety concerns over quarry work off a busy tourist route.

Cliff Carson, Environmental Officer for the Middle Level Commissioners is running courses on water vole and otter spotting. Picture: Steve Williams.

The much-loved mammals are mounting a recovery in the Fens – and special courses are being organised to help wildlife lovers spot them in Fenland waterways.

The second phase of the beach repair works will begin after Easter.

A blueprint for how the second phase of repair works to Lowestoft’s beach will look was unveiled at a drop-in session for members of the public.

Survey results about what people in Cromer want to see at North Lodge Park pictured are members of the committee from left Barry Meadows, Sylvia Kilshaw, Tony Knight and Lizzie Knight.  Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Putting, a café, play area and better planting are on a people’s wish list for a north Norfolk park.

The tree that was brought down in the winds on Sunday afternoon crashing onto a car parked in Church Avenue, Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Spring may have officially begun but that didn’t stop the region from being hit by a heavy storm and wind speeds of up to 55mph.

Palm Paper viewed from Lynn Minster. Picture: Ian Burt

It has applied to build the 162MW gas-powered plant next to its paper mill on the banks of the tidal Ouse at Saddlebow.

The tree that was brought down in the winds on Sunday afternoon crashing onto a car parked in Church Avenue, Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

The region was hit by a storm this afternoon which passed through East Anglia with wind speeds of up to 55mph.

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden's 40th anniversary year. The restoration of the West Garden.

The first phase of the project is the restoration of a candelabra primula bed, which has been eroded over a number of years by the high tides that find their way up the dykes into the garden. 
George Debbage (manager and Head Gardener from 1975 - 2007) has come back to help with the restoration.

Picture: James Bass

For more than 40 years he carefully tended to the beautiful beds, pristine plants and bright borders of one of Norfolk’s most treasured attractions.

Gary Baker (far right) and other residents from Avocet Way in Bradwell have been told that must take their wheelie bins to a collection point rather than leaving them outside their homes.

Picture: James Bass

A borough-wide plan to change doorstep bin collections has been slammed by residents who will now have to drag their rubbish away from their homes.

Pictures taken from the scene of the suspected fuel laundering plant in Great Yarmouth. Picture: HMRC

Two men were arrested after police and government officers raided a suspected diesel laundering plant.

An artist impression of what the proposed Bodham turbine will look like from Osier Lane, Bodham

Determined landowners behind a controversial wind turbine bid in a north Norfolk beauty spot should see a decision on their application made by planners tomorrow.

Roger Gawn, pictured beside some of the tyres after he bought the site in 2009

North Norfolk District Council has issued an enforcement notice ordering the removal of 600,000 car and lorry tyres piled up on part of the Tattersett Business Park.

Joan Naylor, Lyndon Bevan, Chris Wilkinson, Bob Brown and Ann Wilkinson helping to promote the charity golf day in April with money being raised for the Save Hemsby Coastline appeal.

Picture: James Bass

Campaigners fighting to save Hemsby beach are gearing up for another year of fundraising.

Highland cattle released onto Wiveton Down Nature Reserve.

Hairy, horned help has arrived to ensure the future of a Norfolk beauty spot.

Flooding after the heavy rain on Monday, October 13 at the Unthank Road and Newmarket Road junction. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY.

Norfolk County Council (NCC) has won its bid for £9m in funding to upgrade drainage infrastructure in areas around Greater Norwich.

The news will be welcomed by hundreds of residents who are at risk of flooding.

A dog fouling sign at North Walsham Town FC.

A council has failed to tackle dog fouling, according to the district’s Labour Party.

David Broad, former chairman of the Broads Authority Navigation Committee pictured at his home in Horning.

The organisation which looks after the Broads has been accused of gagging its members by an outgoing senior official.

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