Environment

Heavy rain causing a swollen river Tas to spill on to the land near Caistor St Edmund south of Norwich. Photo : Steve Adams

Fears of dense fog as flooding problems ease across Norfolk and Suffolk

East Anglia has been drying out after the deluge of the weekend but after the problem of localised flooding subsides there were fresh fears of dense fog descending over the region.

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Brundall parish councillors Grant Nurden and Martin Davies at Cremer's Meadow, which the parish has bought and plan to turn into a nature reserve for the villagers.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Meadow site to be turned into a nature reserve

A four-acre site between Brundall and Blofield has been bought by a parish council and is to become a community nature reserve.

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A reveller letting go of a sky lantern at the Glastonbury Festival. Picture Ben Birchall/PA Wire.

Norfolk could see the end of sky lantern releases

Norfolk could see a ban on the launch of sky lanterns and mass release of balloons from county council-owned land.

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The City of Norwich viewed from the River Wensum. Cow Tower. Picture: Denise Bradley

Paddle the Broads – new canoe centre and trails

Broads lovers will soon be able to enjoy more of the stunning waterways as new access to the water is unveiled this week.

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Sarah Jones, Brook Hotel sales manager, left, and Gareth Stone, 2nd left, general manager, with members of Anglia in Bloom and Norwich in Bloom after the Royal Horticultural Society awards were presented by the Sheriff of Norwich, William Armstrong, 2nd right, with his wife Monica, right. From left, back row, George Dawson, Keith Driver, Jo chiddick, John Attoe, Julie Brociek-Coulton, and Terry Bane. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich community groups are celebrated for their horticultural efforts

Norwich’s horticultural champions were honoured for their efforts at a special presentation ceremony.

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