2/3   Lighting-up time: The street lights switch on as the  Sunsets over Yarmouth.

Pic.. Nick Butcher

People living on new housing estates could be left in the dark over plans to transfer responsibility for hundreds of street lights in Broadland over to parishes.

Is there something lurking in the deep?

Fresh sightings of dead seals and porpoises on Happisburgh and Great Yarmouth beaches have raised concern over what could be lurking off the Norfolk coast.

The Coral bookmakers on Quebec Road was cordoned off by police. Picture: Dominic Gilbert

A man attacked in the middle of a Norwich street in broad daylight has escaped with only minor injuries.

A boy is pictured dangling over the edge of cliffs near Sheringham. Picture: Submitted

WATCH: One boy is seen dangling over the edge of a crumbling cliff-top along the north Norfolk coast in footage that should horrify every parent.

General view of Lidl supermarket logo. Photo: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Two store giants are set to go toe-to-toe again in Norwich after Lidl revived its bid to build a new supermarket that was fiercely opposed by Aldi.

Nigel and Jenny Ford from Hardingham,Norfolk are starting Love Norfolk, Hate Liiter campaign asking every resident in Norfolk to collect one bag of litter next year.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The impact of litter on Norfolk’s wildlife is being highlighted as part of a campaign to clean up the county.

A body, believed to be that of missing man David Howell, has been found in woodland near Little Plumstead, police have confirmed.

Archant, based at Prospect House, Rouen Road, Norwich, has been shortlisted for four awards at the British Media Awards. Picture by Emily Revell

Archant has been shortlisted in four categories at this year’s upcoming British Media Awards.

Overstrand Beach, where nurdles have been found. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Wildlife off Norfolk’s big sky beaches is at risk from the latest pollution scourge - the nurdle.

This fox was left unable to walk after being hit and trapped by a car. Fenland Animal Rescue came to his rescue and it is now on the way to a full recovery. PHOTO: Fenland Animal Rescue

A fox that was found trapped underneath a car on a Fenland road is on the mend thanks to a £1,000 rescue effort by charity volunteers.

A sparrowhawk pictured in a Norwich garden. Picture: Graham Elvin

Sparrowhawk sightings in gardens were “well below” average this winter after a wet June hit the small birds they prey on, experts said.

Ben Price, Green councillor forThorpe Hamlet in Norwich City Council 2016 elections. Pic: Submitted

Green councillors have called for Norwich City Council to drop its plans to charge for hazardous waste collection, calling the proposal “a false economy” which could end up costing the council far more in clean-up costs.

Hickling Broad will be the central focus of works by the Broads Authority to improve accessibility to the wetlands

Norfolk Wildlife Trust is encouraging local community groups, businesses and corporate supporters to “Help Hickling” and take part in a week of fundraising activities to help reach the £1 million target to purchase 655 acres of Hickling Broad Estate. The Norwich base of insurance company, Aviva already plan to hold a whole week of fund-raising fun for Hickling in their workplace with activities such as a wildlife quiz, a cycle ride to Hickling and a cake sale.

Dead seal found on Waxham beach. Picture: Flovera Maxwell

A dead seal was spotted on Waxham Beach on Wednesday morning, just three days after a seal was found ‘chewed in half’ in Great Yarmouth..

The female goshawk pictured after having its tag fitted. Picture: BTO

Police have ruled out foul play over the death of a rare bird of prey on the Queen’s Norfolk estate.

A common buzzard. Picture: ANDREAS TREPTE

In this week’s Fruit of the Land column, CLAIRE APPLEBY reflects on the rise and fall of the buzzard.

One of the chickens on show at a previous Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Poultry Club show. Picture: Archant.

The chairman of a poultry club has spoken of her fears following a suspected bird flu outbreak near the Norfolk-Suffolk border.

Sam Johnson and Andy Funnell operating the drone for Anglian Water. Picture Mustard TV

Drones are being deployed in a pioneering move from Anglian Water to pinpoint the source of leaks in their vast network of pipes.

What is this large creature bobbing along in the water near Gorleston cliffs? Photo: Stephen Fry

A mystery creature has been spotted in the North Sea off the coast of Gorleston.

A previous Fairtrade Fortnight party in Beccles. Picture: Archant.

Beccles will be celebrating its Fairtrade town status in style later this month with a range of events and prizes available to mark this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight.

Norfolk Federation of Women's Institutes chairman Wendy Adams (left) helping hand out green hearts with Sheringham WI members Jane Van Poortvliet, Liz Withington and Tricia Woods. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Environmentally-minded Sheringham WI members marked Valentine’s Day by handing out hand stitched hearts asking town centre shoppers to think about the things they would hate to lose as a result of climate change.

Common seals and sandwich terns at Blakeney Point. Pictures: National Trust

It is a haven for hundreds of different species of wildlife and attracts millions of visitors to the area; but it hasn’t endured the easiest of starts to the year.

The Oxblood Mollies lead Winterlight.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

People in Halesworth braved the cold on Sunday to enjoy a celebration of the changing seasons.

Remains of Seal found at Great Yarmouth on Feb 11 PHOTO Lauren Gillies

A young couple were out for a walk when they made the grisly discovery on the Norfolk coast.

A driverless car. Picture: Volvo

Taking our hands off the wheel for the morning commute might sound like a futuristic - and foolish - idea.

New labelling will make it easier for plastic pots, tubs and trays and aluminium foil to be recycled Picture: ANTONY KELLY

New labelling will make it easier for plastic pots, tubs and trays and aluminium foil to be recycled in King’s Lynn and west Norfolk, it is hoped.

A family having fun at RSPB Titchwell Marsh. Picture: Rahul Thanki (

Crafting Valentine’s hearts and taking part in nature walks are just some of the activities on offer at RSPB reserves this half-term.

Special stickers are being fitted to council grass cutting equipment reminding workers to check for hedgehogs before they mow. Picture: Paul Robson

Stickers are being fitted to council grass cutting equipment warning workers to watch out for hedgehogs.

The first lambs of spring have arrived at Church Farm in Stow Bardolph. Also pictured is Easton College student Phoebe Russell. Picture: Ian Burt

It’s a certain sign that spring is finally in the air – and after the arrival of the season’s first lambs, a west Norfolk farm park hopes many more will follow in time for half-term visitors.

Dippy and  aquarist Dave Warriner,

A budding bromance between Dippy the arthritic penguin and his keeper Dave is the talk of Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre.

Paul Woodmin, head of the Green Britain Centre in Swaffham.  Picture: Ian Burt

The Green Britain Centre in Swaffham has experienced its most successful year on record - welcoming more visitors, hosting more events and serving more food than ever before.

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