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A fly-tipper who dumped a wardrobe at a local beauty spot was flushed out when he returned to “cover the area with toilet roll”.

Villagers are up in arms over plans for a woodland glamping site.

A flourishing natural world is inseparable from a healthy water supply, and efforts are under way across East Anglia to ensure a strong eco-system for the benefit of the environment, wildlife and humans.

In the continuous battle to protect and maintain water supplies for a growing population, sustained effort is going into hi-tech innovations aimed at reducing wastage and consumption.

All across East Anglia, new technology is being used to reduce water use as Anglian Water drives innovation to cut waste.

Conservation efforts have so far failed to improve pollution levels on the River Wensum, according to an updated survey of riverflies – regarded as a key indicator of river health.

Traffic lights are set to be installed on two busy roundabouts as part of plans to upgrade the A47.

Paddlers using the River Waveney Canoe Trail have complained of a lack of action to construct a portage point below the Ellingham weir.

They planted a seed of £500 in a new natural fertiliser business.

A mum has made a plea for dog owners to keeps their pets on leads after her daughter and another child were bitten.

People will get the chance to get rid of those half-filled paint pots piling up in the corner of sheds, thanks to waste amnesties at the county’s recycling centres.

Sally, a rare Montagu’s harrier, has gone missing from her Norfolk breeding site leading to fears that she may have been killed.

A businessman says he is determined not allow a controversial decision to build a £10m agricultural plant in his village to go ahead - despite being told there are no other ways to challenge the move.

A former landfill site is set to be transformed into a nature reserve.

A project which has been tracking cuckoos by satellite has provided conservationists with valuable information on the migratory patterns of the birds.

One of Britain’s most elusive butterflies has been spotted for a third time in north Norfolk.

A large banner has appeared above a busy section of the A47 bemoaning Great Yarmouth’s traffic woes.

The final massive pipes which washed up on Norfolk beaches are set to be removed.

It covers 70pc of the Earth, supports all forms of life and our bodies are mostly made up of it.

Officers at Broadland District Council have raised some concerns over the local impact of the Norwich Airport masterplan while broadly welcoming the vision for expansion.

Organisers of the Tour de Broads have issued a survival guide for participants taking part in this year’s iconic cycle challenge.

Water is vital to life and, even though we all like to grumble about the weather, it is a chilling fact that vast areas of the UK have recently had less rainfall than the Sahara Desert. All this week in Norwich, Anglian Water, the region’s main supplier, is showcasing its work and how it plans to ensure our supplies in the years to come.

A 3D scale model copy of the West Runton Mammoth - one of the most spectacular archaeological discoveries ever made in Norfolk - could be heading home to where the remarkable skeleton was found.

For five years Suffolk wildlife Trust has been looking after Knettishall Heath, near Thetford.

The recovery of segments of giant pipes which have washed up on beaches in Norfolk could take weeks, it has emerged.

The arrival of Highland cattle on a little-known Norfolk nature reserve marks the culmination of a conservation ambition which began more than 20 years ago.

Works to preserve one of the last remaining locks in the Broads system have begun, with more than a dozen volunteers lending a hand.

A seal pup has been rescued from a tangle of fishing net at Waxham beach on the north Norfolk coastline.

Another pipe has been spotted on a north Norfolk beach, this time in Sea Palling.

A male nightjar has attracted national attention with its quest for a mate leading it to travel 600 miles in four days, including a flying visit through Norfolk.

Bad smells emanating from a chicken factory are lowering the quality of life in a Norfolk town, it has been claimed.

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