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Two swans shot for “sport” near March - RSPCA appeal for information

Two swans were shot in the head in what is thought to have been a “shooting for sport” air rifle attack at Wimblington, near March.

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Campaigners have fought plans for turbines in Shipdham.

Shipdham wind turbine ban remains - High Court rules

An energy company denied planning permission for two 100m high wind turbines at a farm in Shipdham, near Dereham, because of danger to low flying aircraft has failed in a High Court challenge to the decision.

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Coast Watch member Louise Brooks, who is concerned about lack of winter toilets at Cart Gap, near the lookout station. She is pictured with mascot dog Clyde. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Concern at lack of winter toilets at popular beach near Happisburgh

Concerns have been raised about the lack of winter toilets along a stretch of north Norfolk coast.

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Booker Prize-winning writer Margaret Atwood, who spoke at the Norfolk Festival of Nature, with, (from left), Ms Atwood's partner, fellow Canadian novelist Graeme Gibson, writer Mark Cocker and Gresham's head of English Dr Al Cormack. Photo: supplied

Star author’s surprise visit to Holt nature festival

Visitors to a north Norfolk festival celebrating the arts in the natural world had a bonus when prize-winning writer Margaret Atwood made a surprise appearance.

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John Cheketts with one of the wardens' new radios.

Wells flood wardens test radios during exercise

Flood wardens in Wells took to the streets today try out new equipment.

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