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North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) has backed a county-wide effort to encourage Norfolk residents to recycle.

Cromer students are hoping to transform their school into a place of eco-friendly education.

They benefit from 24 hour patrols, security fencing and the watchful eyes of dozens of volunteers.

Plans for a major housing development in a part of Norfolk boasting some of the UK’s darkest skies have left amateur astronomers fearing it will blot out their view of the stars.

Planners are investigating whether the Diocese of Norwich breached planning rules when it chopped down trees in a Norfolk village.

EDP winners choose the name for zoo’s sea lion pup

People on the high street of a Norfolk town got an amazing up close view of nature in the raw in the aftermath of a sparrowhawk swooping on a white pigeon.

Campaigners are calling a public meeting to explain the ins and outs of a homes’ bid at Marina Quays in Great Yarmouth.

A volunteer at a beach clean in west Norfolk found a 25-year-old crisp packet.

Communities around the region cleared plastic and litter from their beaches as part of a national survey.

Rock legend Rick Wakeman will officially reopen Dereham’s cat adoption centre after its £1.2m refurbishment.

He was a National Trust volunteer for more than 30 years, and now an area of woodland has been named after John Idiens.

After a successful summer cleaning up our beautiful Norfolk and Waveney beaches it’s time to get down to the sand one final time.

East Anglian farmers “will be gainers” from a new era for subsidy payments, the government pledged as it prepared to unveil its much-anticipated Agriculture Bill.

A community farming project is hosting an open day at its new site in Norwich this weekend.

Campaigners have urged action to make cycling easier and safer after big differences in its popularity across Norfolk were revealed by new figures.

An event which aims to encourage environmental awareness and sustainable living in north Norfolk has attracted around two thousand visitors on its first day.

Recycling banks designed to stop cooking oil and other fats going unnecessarily down the drain causing fatbergs are to be removed due to people dumping hazardous items.

A Great Yarmouth estate could be partially demolished under an ambitious regeneration plan being presented to residents today.

Pollution fears over bank holiday weekend in Lowestoft have been put to rest as the Environment Agency confirmed algal bloom was to blame for black residue spotted on the sand.

A Norfolk vet explains what Parvovirus is, the symptoms of the illness and what you should do if you think your dog has caught it.

Norwich’s worst-hit areas for fly-tipping have been revealed, in figures which show that almost a third of all reports made in 18 months came from just 20 streets.

An action group has been formed to flag concerns over a bid for new riverside homes and footpath access.

Nature lovers want drivers to give Norfolk’s badgers a brake.

Gardening enthusiasts can take advantage of the expertise of many of the county’s top nurseries and growers at the Specialist Plant Day at Pensthorpe Natural Park, near Fakenham, this weekend.

The region’s leading eco-lifestyle event is returning to north Norfolk this weekend.

The hunt has started for environmental heroes around Norwich and Norfolk.

It is an area of natural beauty which spans across areas of Norfolk and Suffolk.

A Victorian garden in the heart of Norwich has enjoyed a record year, with visitor numbers and income jumping.

Nature lovers have launched a photography contest to capture why Norfolk’s commons are so special.

Five West Norfolk parks are in the running to be named among the UK’s top 10 favourites.

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