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Protestors from environmental campaign group Extinction Rebellion have been staging a demonstration outside a Norwich city centre bank.

Clean-up operations on a Norfolk beach have run on into their second day after more “bloody needles and syringes” were found along the water’s edge.

Opponents of the controversial £271m revamp of Norwich’s Anglia Square shopping centre are taking advantage of the decision delay to hammer home their objections over the scheme.

A countryside charity has said it will actively lobby to stop the Western Link of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road from getting funding.

The creepy crawlies appear to be everywhere this month. A Norfolk wildlife expert shares his knowledge of these wonderful creatures.

A dog has died and two others remain seriously ill after contracting a rare but lethal canine disease after a visit to the Sandringham Estate.

People living on a Norwich street which buses have been redirected down say one passes their homes every minute at peak times - and they are concerned about the pollution.

A woman has warned beachgoers after finding syringes and needles washed up on the sand in Great Yarmouth.

Keepers at Norfolk’s Banham Zoo were left devastated by the death of their female Sri Lankan leopard Sariska.

Calls are being made for the developers of Sizewell C to publish enhanced ‘true-to-life’ images of what the project will look like during its 10-year construction as fears escalate over its impact on surrounding beauty spots.

A beach sometimes referred to as the region’s ‘best kept secret’ has been named one of the finest in the world.

A large wash-up of seaweed has created a red tide along some of Norfolk’s most popular holiday beaches.

The RSPB has warned not enough is being done to protect wildlife havens such as the Wash, where populations of threatened birds are declining sharply.

When you hear the Heaven hounds, you know autumn’s on its way.

The leader of a council which has repeatedly refused to declare a climate emergency plans to scrap a cabinet role with responsibility for the environment.

Plans to explore options to make visiting King’s Lynn by boat “a more attractive option” have been refused by councillors.

The first steps are being taken on a new plan that could guide the region’s response to coastal development and erosion for years to come.

A deep sea diver who has taken to exploring the depths of Norfolk has given a stark warning to open water swimmers about what lies beneath the surface - following a teenager’s reported near miss in a village river.

More than 40 sacks of rubbish have been recovered from a litter pick in a village.

Two pub workers who stayed by the side of an injured bird of prey named Kevin have said they are heartbroken by his death.

A conservation project involving a Norfolk zoo will soon release four rare owls back into the wild in Bavaria.

A ‘feisty’ seal with a rubber ring embedded around its neck has been saved from severe injury by volunteers.

I agree with Extinction Rebellion when it comes to one thing: Climate change is the biggest threat our planet faces.

Many newspapers including the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News were delayed after climate change activists blockaded a print works on Friday night. Prof Rupert Read, a former EDP columnist, explains why.

While the nation was stuck in lockdown, many were forced to work from home. But when your job is to look after three fully grown rhinos, home-working isn’t an option. EMILY THOMSON spent a day behind the scenes at Africa Alive...

People are being asked to name a new country park as steps have been taken to make the £1.7m site a reality.

Trees which have been labelled an “unacceptable risk” to people in a Norwich park are to be chopped down.

Long queues have built up on the first day of an amnesty which allows people to drop off hazardous waste at some of Norfolk’s recycling centres.

Paul McKrell from Alcosa in Wymondham - specialists in high-end heating equipment, fireplaces, chimneys, and flue work - explains what rules have changed for wood burner owners and those considering buying one.

A wildlife trust has announced that it intends to “strongly object” to plans for the Western Link and has written to the government to raise concerns over “unacceptable” impacts on wildlife.

Householders are being asked to record sightings of three species of finches as part of a survey that will help shed light on population numbers.

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