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The MD of a Broads-based holiday business came in for criticism from Broads Authority (BA) planning committee members for failing to answer a list of questions over the erection of three Mongolian-style tents.

I was interested to read the piece on the Broads Authority earlier this week, which accurately reflects widely held views.

A Broads sailing club is having to invest in a new outboard engine for its rescue craft because excessive weed growth in the water was slowing down its emergency response times.

A short-term working group has been set up to look into anti-social behaviour on the Broads.

The Broads Authority has spent tens of thousands of pounds on legal fees fighting a five-year battle with a retired teacher over tolls.

The Broads Authority is facing questions about how it is run and its structure. In the second of a two-day special report, we look at its handling of planning applications.

The body which looks after our greatest treasure - the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads - is facing questions about how it is run after an investigation by this newspaper uncovered widespread concerns.

Illegal fishermen have been caught along a popular Norfolk waterway.

Police are investigating a shooting incident on the Broads in which a private boat had its window shattered by a bullet.

The new owners of a “run-down and very untidy” Broads-edge boatyard are hoping to redevelop it.

A former police officer now working as a district councillor in Norfolk has started a Broads safety group which he hopes will assist emergency services when needed.

Safety fears are today being raised over the growth of weeds in one of Norfolk’s largest broads.

Tourist attractions and beaches across Norwich and surrounding villages had a bumper bank holiday weekend thanks to clear sunny skies.

Tourist attractions and beaches across Norfolk and Suffolk had a bumper bank holiday weekend thanks to clear sunny skies.

Thousands of ducks took to the water in Norwich on Sunday as the Grand Norwich Duck Race 2017 got underway.

A major bridge in the region is currently not operational.

A Broads Authority quay assistant has been hailed a hero after saving a four year old girl who fell into the water between a boat and the quayside at the Great Yarmouth Yacht Station.

A change of wording to a draft Broads Authority Duty to Cooperate Statement was questioned at a planning committee meeting.

Two years after it closed, The Bridge Restaurant at Wroxham has finally reopened its doors following a £1m investment.

The Broads Authority (BA) is currently in the process of implementing a new volunteer training programme that will help younger candidates build up a skills base.

Paddlers using the River Waveney Canoe Trail have complained of a lack of action to construct a portage point below the Ellingham weir.

Norwich owes its existence to the Wensum.

A project which has been tracking cuckoos by satellite has provided conservationists with valuable information on the migratory patterns of the birds.

From Giraffy Duck to Bauble Christmas Quacker - a colourful collection of decorated ducks will be taking to the River Wensum for some quacking good fun later this month.

A toilet block in Thorpe St Andrew is to be partly converted into a new tourist information kiosk for visitors to the town.

It’s August - which means it’s officially summer. And if you fancy something a little different from trips to the beach, here’s 18 outdoor events to get you out of the house and enjoying the sunshine.

A proposal that all district council appointed members of the Broads Authority should be included on the planning committee was thwarted after some members opposed it.

A classic ship’s lifeboat has been turned into a new ferry for a connection across the River Bure at the Ferry Inn at Horning.

The Broads Authority has released its 2017 strategy document that details how it will deal with critical issues affecting the Broads over the next five years.

The number of patrol hours conducted by Broads rangers is slightly down due to more money being spent on dredging, the Broads Authority has said.

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