Environment

The river Bure at Acle bridge. About 20,000 fish were found in one dyke at Acle.

25,000 fish dead in Norfolk and Suffolk Broads

The Environment Agency has issued a warning after thousands of fish died in the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads.

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Benacre sluice from the air.  

Picture: MIKE PAGE

Flood defence work starts after tidal surge damage near Kessingland and Benacre

Flood defence work has started at Benacre this week following significant coastal erosion during last December’s tidal surge.

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Turtle Dove. Picture: Ian Burt

RSPB demands action after Defra report highlights decline of farmland birds

A continued, drastic decline in farmland bird numbers has prompted the RSPB to demand that future government subsidies are targeted towards effective wildlife-friendly agricultural schemes.

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A man recycles glass bottles in Portsmouth, on the day a poll was released indicating that voters claims to have gone green by recycling, using cars less and turning off televisions are exaggerated. PRESS ASSOCIATION photo. Picture date: Wednesday November 8, 2006. The Populus survey for The Times exposed serious gaps between changes the public claim to have made to help tackle global warming and the reality. More than half said they were making a

Communities could be hit in the pocket by a recycling revolution

Communities across the county look set to lose out on thousands of pounds as the “recycling revolution” puts the future of bottle banks in doubt.

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Jane Varanand and her  team of volunteers weed the pathways in Thetford town centre.
Picture by: Sonya Duncan

Council not paying contractors for bodged weed spray treatment in Thetford

Norfolk County Council has withheld payment from a contractor after a bodged attempt to rid a high street of weeds which forced volunteers to step in.

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