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Some National Trust sites in the region are getting ready to reopen June 3, but new rules have been brought into place to keep visitors safe.

A new £2.75m recycling centre for Norwich, to be built next to the Northern Distributor Road, could get the green light next week.

One seal has died and another is fighting for her life after becoming trapped in fishing nets off the Norfolk coast.

While many people are learning to appreciate the outdoors more during the lockdown, environmental campaigners are warning of the threat population growth is posing to green spaces in the East of England.

Three more recycling centres are reopening in Norfolk, bringing the total to 12 sites across the county.

Energy giant EDF Energy has today submitted plans for the new Sizewell C nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast.

A nature park has been tickled pink over the arrival of their first baby flamingo of the year.

More of Norfolk’s recycling centres could be reopening by the end of this week, council officers have confirmed.

The combination of lockdown and a sunny spring has, for many people, meant one thing - days spent in the garden.

Gorleston residents are “heartbroken” by the revival of plans to build within the former grounds of an historic house after developers lodged an appeal.

A series of thefts from a beauty spot’s car park donation box has forced its owners to install a new parking meter.

A clean-up operation is under way to rid a stretch of beach of polystyrene balls coming from a seaside demolition site.

Almost £350,000 is to be spent to install new lighting along a popular Norfolk walking and cycling route.

Households across the region are invited to join a celebration of key waste and recycling workers in the region.

Wildlife campaigners have urged Norfolk County Council to cut back on how often they trim the region’s grass verges - which have been described as “112 roadside reserves”.

Volunteers have removed roughly 420 square metres of netting from Waxham Beach, after three large nets washed up on the shoreline.

Daily carbon emissions dropped by more than a sixth around the world at the height of the coronavirus lockdown, research carried out in Norwich has suggested.

Some of Norfolk’s National Trust sites are set to reopen their car parks and grounds to visitors this week, as UK sites report an increase in unusual wildlife sightings.

Bosses at a wildlife trust said they are dismayed the controversial £153m Western Link road has cleared a crucial hurdle - fearing vital habitats will be damaged by the scheme.

A popular coastal walking path in north Norfolk could be diverted for an extra month each year to protect two bird species during breeding season.

This is the fifth instalment in our series where writers commissioned by the National Centre for Writing will share their favourite walks in Norwich. Please only retrace their steps if it meets the government’s coronavirus regulations.

West Norfolk climate activists are urging the council to declare a climate emergency and calling on residents to “wake up” to an “even more dangerous crisis”.

A conservation charity boss is urging the government to put nature at the heart of the country’s recovery as coronavirus restrictions are gradually eased.

They say the skies have been getting clearer lately - and they were right today.

Customers desperate for a return to normal life have been flocking to garden centres as they reopened for the first time since lockdown.

Carparks at a pair of historical sites on the coast have reopened after lockdown restrictions on travel were eased.

Norfolk police have appealed for information about an act of criminal damage at Great Yarmouth’s Waterways.

Dozens of garden centres are set to reopen across Norfolk and Waveney after the government announced its latest lockdown guidance.

Police and council investigations are ongoing after concerns were raised nesting birds may have been disturbed when trees were felled at a housing development.

Suffolk’s recycling centres and rubbish tips will re-open from Thursday this week – but only for those who have booked an appointment first.

As a crime scene the evidence was not quite as watertight as it first appeared.

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