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Deer in the toilets of Castle Mall shopping centre

Shoppers in the Castle Mall had an early morning surprise, when a deer wandered into the complex.

Berney arms mill surrounded by marshes and wetland.
 
Picture: James Bass

The region’s young people could be pivotal in protecting the history and landscape of the Broads under an ambitious multi-million pound vision.

Families enjoying the sunshine on Cromer Beach.
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Twenty six of the glorious beaches which dot our coastline have been given special recognition for the being among the best in the world.

At Blakeney, from left are county councillor Marie Strong, trails officer Russell Wilson, Blakeney parish councillor Tony Faulkner, assistant director of environment and planning David Collinson, programme officer Jason Slack, Blakeney parish councillor Edward Hackford and county councillor Richard Bird

Seven flood protection projects have now been completed along the Norfolk coastline.

Members of the public study plans for the NDR. Picture: Denise Bradley

A decision on whether the controversial £148.5m Norwich Northern Distributor Road can go ahead or not is due to be made within weeks.

Michael Thompson outside his shed, Rammed Earth, which is in the finals of the Shed of the Year Competition 2015. Picture: supplied

One is an earth-walled workshop for making wooden bikes including a world record breaker.

Parish council chairman, Geoff Freeman in the woodland off Station Road in Ormesby St Margaret.
Picture: James Bass

Negotiations over a public wood to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee three years ago have finally been completed sparking plans for a flurry of green-fingered activity.

The award-winning image

Fish and chips and an ice-cream on the beach are some of the tasty treats that help make a day at the seaside all the more enjoyable.

East Coast healthcare

A grandmother who lost one of her children to cot death was among the people at a special training session to teach parents life-saving skills.

Generation park Norwich education centre (right foreground), Biomass Community Energy centre (left foreground) from the River Wensum

Developers behind a proposed new energy plant and housing development in Norwich have met residents from a nearby Trowse to hear their concerns about increased traffic.

The village of Winterton on Sea on the East Coast of Norfolk.

Picture: James Bass

Hundreds of extra homes look set to be built in our leafy villages with the borough’s building target for new properties hiked by more than 1,000.

The marsh harrier's nest targeted by egg thieves. Picture: Chris Bishop

This is the marsh harrier’s nest devastated by egg thieves for the sake of their illegal collection.

Blockages have caused problems at the pumping station in Stepshort Belton. Residents say the tide of trippers staying in holiday camps are adding to the problem.

The problem of holiday parks putting pressure on local sewerage networks is being tackled with an information and sticker campaign.

A robin has made a nest inside an old wheel used as a hose pipe reel at a home in Hopton. Picture: James Bass

A clutch of reliant robins are growing up in the wheel of an old Mini.

Residents in Easthaugh are protesting against a proposed holiday park. With the posters are Paddy McHugh and Cecilia Boycott. Picture: Ian Burt

A campaign has been launched to fight against proposals for a holiday park in a rural hamlet which is home to just 30 people.

Sophie Harrison and Darrell Stevens with the nest camera at Weeting Heath.

The secrets of one of the country’s most elusive birds will be revealed for the first time after a live video stream was set up and opened to visitors.

Pigeons farm Thorney, Chocolate drop the large bullock. Chocolate Drop and Hamish the highland bull calf.with staff member Phoebe Clark. Picture: Steve Williams.

A gigantic bullock is causing a stir at a children’s play farm where it has become so big that passers by on the nearby A47 have thought it is a cardboard cut out used to advertise the farm.

Time lapse of the night sky at Trimingham Beach in Norfolk, taken by reader Ben Gadsby-Williams. Photo: Ben Gadsby-Williams

A photographer has captured a stunning time lapse of a clear Norfolk night sky on a beach.

A picture of the rare citril finch at Burnham Overy dunes near Holkham taken by Mark Reeder. Picture: MARK REEDER

Dozens of bird enthusiasts flocked to a north Norfolk beach today after a rare sighting.

Swimmers at Stradbroke Swimming Pool celebrate being ranked 2nd out of 604 pools taking part in a swimathon.

A Suffolk leisure centre taking part in a national swimming challenge has raised more than £7,000 for charity.

View across Breydon Water. 

Picture: James Bass

The problem of holiday parks putting pressure on local sewerage networks is being tackled with an information and sticker campaign.

Gebneration Park Norwich:  straw pellet fuelled biomass community energy centre with elevated visitor gallery encircling upper boiler house

The public will get the chance today and tomorrow to see progress on ambitious plans for a £325m energy plant on the edge of Norwich city centre.

Diss sign Mere street Picture by: Sonya Duncan

Resident in Diss will have the chance to meet with local police officers next week.

A view over the rooftop's of Sheringham from Beeston Bump. Weybourne and Salthouse can be seen in the distance.
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

It would barely register as a foothill in many parts of the world. But at 338ft, Beacon Hill – a moderately taxing ascent for walkers traversing the north Norfolk coast – is the county’s highest summit.

Gravel bed at Warham, near Stiffkey. Pictures submitted

A team of river guardians is set to oversee the long-term future of Norfolk’s chalk rivers, after a three-year restoration project to improve habitats.

The night sky as seen from Morston Quay in March 2015. Picture: STEVE LANSDELL SKY PHOTOGRAPHY

Awe-inspiring dark skies, one of East Anglia’s most breathtaking natural features, are increasingly threatened and need protection, according to a leading charity.

Lynx  Photograph: Erwin Van Maanen

Plans to reintroduce the lynx to Norfolk woodland has been branded as potentially “catastrophic” for parts of the farming industry.

The Louise Hamilton Centre marking its 2nd birthday. Supporters, staff and volunteers having tea and cake to mark the occasion.
Volunteers Chris Green and Wendy Potter with some birthday cake.

Picture: James Bass

Tea, cake, sunshine and smiles marked the second birthday of a caring health centre dedicated to helping those with life-limiting illnesses.

The third peregrine chick hatches. Picture: Hawk and Owl Trust

A third egg laid by the female peregrine perched on the spire of Norwich Cathedral has hatched today.

An artist impression of what the proposed Bodham turbine will look like from Osier Lane, Bodham

Developers behind a wind turbine proposal in north Norfolk have withdrawn a bid to build an 86m structure.

Dog walkers have been banned from letting their dogs off the lead in great wood on Blickling Hall estate with new notices posted all around the Blickling Estate instructing dog owners to keep their dogs on leads at all times when on estate land.  Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

A horrified dog owner has called on others to use leads after his friendly family pet “turned into a wolf” and ran towards a flock of sheep – leaving one wounded.

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