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The peregrine is one of four chicks (two are now dead) which were born in a nest on the spire of Norwich Cathedral earlier this year. Photo submitted by the Hawk and Owl Trust.

An animal charity is warning that one of the peregrines at Norwich Cathedral may not survive after it became injured while chasing prey.

The proposed changes to the Cucumber Lane roundabout on the A47

Brakes may have been put on plans to make improvements to the A47 Cucumber Lane roundabout to mitigate the impact of a new 175 home development at Blofield as Highways England has resisted the roadworks.

Lakenham Way pathway is having a facelift by volunteers from Lakenham and Town Close Green spaces to help the local common lizard population. Pictured is volunteer Pam Frost.
Byline: Sonya Duncan
Copyright: Archant 2016

Overgrown grass banks on a popular city walkway will be cleared tomorrow to protect a rare urban lizard colony.

Cromer Christmas Lights switch on. Local children and performers from the Cromer Pier Show performing the honours.Photo: Steve Adams

Five-year-old schoolgirl Metiya Nudchanad lit up Cromer - by turning on the town’s Christmas lights.

Traffic on the A47 Acle Straight  which runs between Great Yarmouth and Acle passing through Halvergate Marshes.

Picture: James Bass

The government insisted upgrades to the A47 are still due to start in 2019 as it unveiled its latest roads plans.

A parking sign. Photo: Steve Adams

A proposal for free parking for residents in Great Yarmouth is being spearheaded by a borough councillor.

Hedgehog: Picture RSPCA East Winch

A Norfolk wildlife centre has been inundated with so many hedgehogs, it is appealing to members of the public to help feed them.

An artist's impression of Great Yarmouth's third river crossing

Views on a proposal for a third river crossing in Great Yarmouth are being sought as part of a public consultation.

Chef, Richard Hughes,  gives a bread masterclass to children from Browick Road School in Wymondham as part of the Chefs Adopt A School programme. Richard also officially opened the new wellbeing room with Mayor Joe Mooney.
Byline: Sonya Duncan
Copyright: Archant 2016

Master chef Richard Hughes is used to training up-and-coming cooks, but rarely is his team as fresh-faced as this.

Phil Parker, ecology and landscape expert, runs through the finer detail of plans to expand Welcome Pit at Burgh Castle with parish council chairman Trevor Greenacre.

Some 100 villagers saw for themselves the details of a scheme to extend the life of a quarry in Burgh Castle.

The old Gorleston Ice House on Riverside road is in danger due to crumbling sea defences.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

There are concerns a historic building could be at risk because of erosion to the river bank.

Phil Parker, ecology and landscape expert, runs through some of the finer detail of the quarry expansion plan with parish council chairman Trevor Greenacre.

Some 100 villagers saw for themselves the details of a scheme to extend the life of a quarry in Burgh Castle.

Anglian bus company MD, Andrew Pursey launching the company's new fleet of gas powered buses.  Picture: Nick Butcher

A fleet of carbon neutral biogas powered buses, bought using hundreds of thousands of pounds from the public purse four years ago, have left the county as they were “unsuitable” for the rural areas of Norfolk and Suffolk.

Planet Earth II beautifully documents all sorts of animals, including snow leopards, in their natural environment (Picture: BBC)

The BBC’s Planet Earth II has taken the nation by storm and this amazing series is partly thanks to a film company based in Norfolk.

The North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) offices in Cromer.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Opposing sides made their case at the opening of a public inquiry into controversial plans to erect two wind turbines near Holt.

A fallow buck during rutting season. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Motorists driving through forested stretches of East Anglia – particularly around Breckland – have been warned to slow down and stay alert to avoid a potentially-fatal crash with a deer.

Bryony Nierop-Reading by her garage on Beach Road, Happisburgh. The garage will soon fall into the sea and she has untill December to move.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A grandmother living next to a crumbling cliff-edge faces being made homeless by Christmas.

The EA has recently finished the £28 million phase of work to replace over 500 metres of tidal defences, which reduces the risk of flooding to the Southtown and Cobham areas of Great Yarmouth. Photo: Environment Agency

A scheme to better protect thousands of homes and businesses from flooding has been completed.

Anglian Water

Work is continuing to regulate the water at a Norfolk lake after a sewage leak caused problems for wildlife.

Yare House on Thorpe Road, Norwich which is home to the Broads Authority.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

A major shake-up in how tolls are calculated for boats on the Broads is set to go ahead after members of the Broads Authority gave the green light for the plans.

Thetford Forest. Picture Sonya Duncan.

Thetford Forest have warned visitors to be aware when walking their dogs in the forest after the first potential case of Seasonal Canine Illness (SCI).

Butterflies of Britain has organised a tree planting event.

Nature lovers are being asked for their help to plant hundreds of trees to help wildlife to flourish at a nature reserve.

Archaeologists from MOLA excavate waterlogged graves at the Wensum Park dig site

A landowner trying to protect the nearby village of Great Ryburgh from floodwaters unearthed one of the most significant archaeological finds in Norfolk’s history.

Holocaust survivor Janine Webber with sixth form students from Attleborough Academy, from left, Kiara Oluyole, Megan Free and Aaron Cahill. Picture: ATTLEBOROUGH ACADEMY

She survived one of the most horrific periods in history and faced starvation, disease and execution.

Message to dog owners. Clean it Up slogan on the pavement in Gorleston.

Picture: James Bass

A pensioner whose dog fouled one of Norfolk’s most precious wildlife spots has been successfully prosecuted by Great Yarmouth Borough Council.

The British Trust for Ornithology has opened a new discovery trail at its Nunnery Lakes reserve in Thetford. Pictured (l-r): James Pearce-Higgins, BTO director of science; Emma Douglas, BTO head of fundraising; Bonita Johnston, BTO corporate and trust fundraising; and mayor of Thetford Terry Jermy.

Even novice bird-watchers can learn to tell their blackcaps from their marsh tits with the help of a nature reserve’s new discovery trail.

An aerial view of the MOLA excavation site at Wensum Park, Great Ryburgh

The moment when paganism and Christianity collided in our county may have been uncovered with the “dramatic” discovery of 81 uniquely preserved burial plots that could date back 1,400 years.

Buses on Castle Meadow have been blamed for the high levels of nitrogen dioxide there. Right, a morning of air pollution and smog in Norwich. Photo: Simon Finlay/Archant

People in Norwich are breathing in air with illegally high levels of pollution, 13 years after a bid to improve air quality in the city.

Watton Town Focus - Loch Neaton. Picture by: Matthew Usher.

Custodians of a popular beauty spot are considering invasive and potentially expensive measures to guarantee its future.

Dippy the dinosaur is visiting Norwich Cathedral in 2020. Pictured: The skull of the Diplodocus housed at the Natural History Museum, London. Picture: Trustees of the Natural History Museum

He is an impressive 22 metres long, over 100 years old and has been adored by millions.

A glimpse of the stunning Supermoon. Photo: Nigel Pickover

Sky-gazers have enjoyed the rare sight of a supermoon, with the Moon appearing bigger and brighter than usual as it came closer to Earth than it has in decades.

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