Environment

Views from the control tower at the former RAF Coltishall. Photo: Bill Smith

Large solar farm on the former RAF Coltishall base given the go-ahead

Building work on what will become one of Britain’s largest solar farms will start on the former RAF Coltishall base in the new year.

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Growing your own mistletoe could help stave off a future shortage.

Grow your own and give Norfolk’s mistletoe the kiss of life

Kissing under the mistletoe is under threat, because the plant is in decline.

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Rare bitterns are bouncing back with the highest number of

RSPB announces boom in bittern numbers with the highest number of males recorded since the 19th century

Numbers for one of Norfolk’s rarest birds have started to bounce back, according to wildlife experts.

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Launch of annual street collection for homeless and St Martins Housing Trust. General Manager Derek Player.
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Support groups given share of £2.7m Big Lottery funding pot

Two Norfolk projects that help support vulnerable and at-risk people have been given a six-figure funding boost.

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Spa Common resident Eddie Bullimore pictured at the proposed wildflower meadow.
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Disappointment after nature reserve bid for North Walsham land fails

A wildlife enthusiast has expressed his disappointment that a piece of land outside North Walsham will not become a mini nature reserve.

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