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The tree that was brought down in the winds on Sunday afternoon crashing onto a car parked in Church Avenue, Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Spring may have officially begun but that didn’t stop the region from being hit by a heavy storm and wind speeds of up to 55mph.

Palm Paper viewed from Lynn Minster. Picture: Ian Burt

It has applied to build the 162MW gas-powered plant next to its paper mill on the banks of the tidal Ouse at Saddlebow.

The tree that was brought down in the winds on Sunday afternoon crashing onto a car parked in Church Avenue, Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

The region was hit by a storm this afternoon which passed through East Anglia with wind speeds of up to 55mph.

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden's 40th anniversary year. The restoration of the West Garden.

The first phase of the project is the restoration of a candelabra primula bed, which has been eroded over a number of years by the high tides that find their way up the dykes into the garden. 
George Debbage (manager and Head Gardener from 1975 - 2007) has come back to help with the restoration.

Picture: James Bass

For more than 40 years he carefully tended to the beautiful beds, pristine plants and bright borders of one of Norfolk’s most treasured attractions.

Gary Baker (far right) and other residents from Avocet Way in Bradwell have been told that must take their wheelie bins to a collection point rather than leaving them outside their homes.

Picture: James Bass

A borough-wide plan to change doorstep bin collections has been slammed by residents who will now have to drag their rubbish away from their homes.

Pictures taken from the scene of the suspected fuel laundering plant in Great Yarmouth. Picture: HMRC

Two men were arrested after police and government officers raided a suspected diesel laundering plant.

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

Determined landowners behind a controversial wind turbine bid in a north Norfolk beauty spot should see a decision on their application made by planners tomorrow.

Roger Gawn, pictured beside some of the tyres after he bought the site in 2009

North Norfolk District Council has issued an enforcement notice ordering the removal of 600,000 car and lorry tyres piled up on part of the Tattersett Business Park.

Joan Naylor, Lyndon Bevan, Chris Wilkinson, Bob Brown and Ann Wilkinson helping to promote the charity golf day in April with money being raised for the Save Hemsby Coastline appeal.

Picture: James Bass

Campaigners fighting to save Hemsby beach are gearing up for another year of fundraising.

Highland cattle released onto Wiveton Down Nature Reserve.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Hairy, horned help has arrived to ensure the future of a Norfolk beauty spot.

Flooding after the heavy rain on Monday, October 13 at the Unthank Road and Newmarket Road junction. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY.

Norfolk County Council (NCC) has won its bid for £9m in funding to upgrade drainage infrastructure in areas around Greater Norwich.

The news will be welcomed by hundreds of residents who are at risk of flooding.

A dog fouling sign at North Walsham Town FC.
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

A council has failed to tackle dog fouling, according to the district’s Labour Party.

David Broad, former chairman of the Broads Authority Navigation Committee pictured at his home in Horning.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The organisation which looks after the Broads has been accused of gagging its members by an outgoing senior official.

The second egg laid by the peregrine at Norwich Cathedral.

And then there were two... The female peregrine falcon perched on Norwich Cathedral has laid its second egg of the mating season.

Community Clear Up Day focusing on the town centre and several other litter picks in the borough of Great Yarmouth. 
Alleyways being pressure cleaned.

Picture: James Bass

Council staff who work daily to keep public streets clean were out in force in Great Yarmouth today.

Robert Billson, from Material Works (left), signs the contract with Brian Long back in 2012

The company behind new technologies to recycle West Norfolk’s waste has had its contract terminated.

An injured swan that was brought into the Bridge Veterinary Practice in Wroxham

A veterinary practice has appealed for fishermen not to leave their hooks on river banks, after holiday makers brought in an injured swan.

A white stork seen over RSPB Minsmere in May 2011

Bird-watchers have spotted a rare white stork flying over the Suffolk coast this afternoon (Friday).

A series of photos of the Eclipse. Top right photo from Lauren Rogers, bottom left: Norfolk Woodburners (@heatnorfolk) and bottom right from Forest park (@ForestParkHols)

A partial eclipse of the sun took place this morning and was visible to people in some parts of East Anglia for the first time since August 1999.

GV of Lower Esplanade in Gorleston. Cliff Hotel has submitted planning application to convert 18 Lower Esplanade into a café/restaurant.

Picture: James Bass

Controversial plans for a restaurant and rooftop bar on Gorleston’s lower prom have been given the go-ahead by planners.

230,000 fish were rescued on Hickling Broad.

Almost a quarter of a million fish in the Norfolk Broads have been saved after two days of intensive fish netting.

Official opening of Hopton Beach after it had been closed for two years.

After years of watching golden sand being stripped away, an ambitious defence scheme has saved Hopton-on-Sea’s beach from complete destruction.

Peregrine Falcons

A peregrine falcon nested on top of Norwich Cathedral laid its first egg of the year this morning.

Worstead Recycling Centre.
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

A bid to cut opening hours at recycling centres across the county from seven to four days a week has been put on hold.

The view over the fields close to the site of the proposed poultry farm near Sedgeford - Sedgeford residents from left, David Carter and Michael Dober on Peddars Way near the site. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Residents in a West Norfolk village say they have been kept in the dark over proposals

Bacton gas terminal from the air. Picture; MIKE PAGE

Work is progressing to protect the nationally-important Bacton Gas Terminal and surrounding villages from North Sea coastal erosion.

A peregrine falcon eats a pigeon. Photo: Brett Price

A Norwich man has captured the moment a peregrine falcon swooped on a pigeon and ate it in the city centre.

UK Power Networks. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

A power cut hit 798 homes in the Carshalton Road and City Road area of Norwich this morning.

Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Changes to cut opening hours at Norfolk’s recycling centres have been put on hold.

The scene at Cley next the Sea after an American military helicopter crashed and another landed after the incident.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Campaigners calling for an extended no-fly zone over the site of a fatal helicopter crash have welcomed news of their success.

the Aurora Borealis glimmered over Sheringham shoal tonight

People were treated to a spectacular display in the Norfolk skies on Tuesday night.

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