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Matt Davies, front centre, project officer for Norwich Fringe Project, and his dog Rosie, with volunteers who are ready to carry out improvements at Danby Wood nature reserve, due to funding from the Greater Norwich Growth Board. From left, Keith Riddler, Chris Stebbing, Stephen West, and Peter Hoult. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich beauty spot to benefit from £35,000 boost

A beauty spot in Norwich is to become one of the first projects to get a boost thanks to a new “tax” on development in and around the city.

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raf coltishall aerial shot. Picture; MIKE PAGE

Go-ahead for giant solar farm on former RAF Coltishall base

Building work on what will become one of Britain’s largest solar farms will start on the former RAF Coltishall base in the new year.

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Growing your own mistletoe could help stave off a future shortage.

Grow your own and give Norfolk’s mistletoe the kiss of life

Kissing under the mistletoe is under threat, because the plant is in decline.

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Rare bitterns are bouncing back with the highest number of

RSPB announces boom in bittern numbers with the highest number of males recorded since the 19th century

Numbers for one of Norfolk’s rarest birds have started to bounce back, according to wildlife experts.

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Launch of annual street collection for homeless and St Martins Housing Trust. General Manager Derek Player.
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Support groups given share of £2.7m Big Lottery funding pot

Two Norfolk projects that help support vulnerable and at-risk people have been given a six-figure funding boost.

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