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Much of Waveney is at risk of flooding until lunchtime today.

All four potential routes for the Norwich Northern Distributor Road Western Link will cause “unnaceptable” damage to vital habitats for animals, plants and birds, wildlife watchdogs have warned.

A community clean-up is being planned to help repair beach huts damaged by this week’s high tide surge.

Flood alerts are still in place after this week’s winter surge caused rivers to swell.

Flood warnings have been lifted along the east coast after two days of tense watching and waiting.

Flood warnings and alerts remain in force across Norfolk and Suffolk, but the region appears to have escaped relatively unscathed amid high tides and blustery winds.

A row of new beach huts were left toppled and flooded by surging spring tides – just days after being “temporarily placed” on the sand.

A flood warning has been issued for low lying properties along the tidal River Waveney.

Footage from a north Norfolk coastal village has shown the dramatic extent of the winter surge flooding.

Two flood warnings remain in place across Norfolk and Suffolk ahead of the next round of high tides.

A home familiar to Norwich City football fans is among a string of properties Norfolk County Council is looking to offload.

A flood warning for a Norfolk community which was battered by high tides and strong winds this morning is no longer in force.

The Environment Agency have been giving their latest updates on the situation across the Suffolk coast as high tide hits across Suffolk.

A combination of high tides and strong winds have sent waves crashing over the sea walls around the Norfolk coast.

High tides and strong winds whipped up some dramatic scenes along the coast this morning.

A Southwold pub has pulled out all the stops to protect itself as spring tides are expected to threaten parts of the Suffolk coastline.

Communities on the Norfolk and Suffolk coast are today bracing themselves for potential flooding caused by 50mph winds and high tides.

Flood warnings requiring immediate action have been issued for three stretches of the East Anglian coastline.

Forecasters are warning of coastal flooding across Norfolk this week prompted by a cocktail of 50mph winds and high spring tides.

Flood alerts or warnings are likely to be issued for the Broads, Walcott and part of Lowestoft in the coming week.

New life could be breathed into Norwich’s Victorian pumping station, if proposals for it to use the River Wensum to generate electricity are given the go-ahead.

Almost 600 people have told council bosses how they think the Norwich Northern Distributor Road should join the A47 to the west of the city.

Five people were arrested with more than 50 drivers reported by police following a major operation in Thetford.

A multi-million pound scheme to protect the north Norfolk coastline has taken a significant step forward, with the appointment of a contractor to carry out the work.

Crates of empty beer bottles and piles of black bags are a common sight in most homes during the festive period.

Decisions on contentious issues surrounding the proposed food hub at Easton have been branded “disgusting” by opponents, who are taking the matter to the High Court.

An MP has raised fears about an energy firm digging up land which was contaminated after a fighter jet crash.

Seemingly lower levels of the River Wensum are no cause for alarm, the Environment Agency has said.

A major operation involving six government agencies and four police forces cracking down on illegal and unsafe activity on Norfolk’s roads has taken place.

It was once described by experts as the county’s most potentially dangerous fire hazard.

The jobs of more than 330 staff at the Construction Industry Training Board have been secured after it agreed a deal to outsource many of its services.

An operation to target criminals using Suffolk’s roads led to eight people being arrested as more than 60 vehicles were stopped in Lowestoft.

Bathing water around the north Norfolk coast is “excellent”, according to the government.

An angler was fined after fishing without a rod licence and obstructing an Environment Agency officer at a lake in Norfolk.

People can soon have their say over the possible routes for the link to join the Norwich Northern Distributor Road to the A47.

A fleeting visit to John Wilson’s tackle shop began a 40-year friendship for Nick Beardmore with “the greatest fisherman in the world.”

People will be able to have their say over potential routes for the road which would join the Norwich Northern Distributor Road to the A47 within weeks.

More than 850 school children from Great Yarmouth and surrounding areas will take part in a Fire Service event to help their safety skills.

The family of the Norfolk pest control worker who died at Banham Poultry in early October are preparing to celebrate his life this Friday.

Plans to deal with a river which has diverted itself are being considered by the Environment Agency and a town council.

The potential routes - and the multi-million pound price tags - for the road which would join the Norwich Northern Distributor Road to the A47 have been revealed.

Four cannisters of hazardous chemicals have washed up on Norfolk beaches over the last month.

‘We’ve been warning them for years.’

Concerns that progress to improve the A47 is in danger of falling behind prompted a Conservative councillor to launch a blistering attack on Highways England.

What do you need to know when buying a house near a river or on the Broads? Or do you have one to sell? Nick Eley, partner at Watsons, discusses the options and what you need to know before taking the plunge.

Norfolk’s flagship hospital has been caught up in a scandal where human body parts have been allowed to pile up by a disposal company.

A businessman has admitted operating an illegal waste site at a garage in West Norfolk.

Environmental chiefs are working with nature to protect Norfolk’s communities from the damage caused by flooding.

Flood alerts remain in force along the north Norfolk coast this morning despite no flooding having been reported to the Environment Agency.

Flood alerts have been issued for a number of locations on the north Norfolk coast.

Leaders from across Suffolk came together to discuss the ongoing work to transform Lowestoft and secure a bright economic future for the coastal town.

Pollution fears over bank holiday weekend in Lowestoft have been put to rest as the Environment Agency confirmed algal bloom was to blame for black residue spotted on the sand.

With the cost of dealing with fly-tipping in Norfolk topping £1m a year, councillors will soon be discussing whether to support the delivery of a new campaign.

A north Norfolk beach clean organiser has called on people to get involved with collecting litter from the area’s six stretches of Blue Flag coastline.

People are being warned not to go in the water near Lowestoft’s south beach after worries over pollution were raised by lifeguards.

His illegal waste site made an estimated £233,000, but operator Mark Fuller has been allowed to pay back just £1 of that figure.

Farmer’s land which is due to be dug up for offshore windfarm cables has previously carried a “radioactive risk” following a plane crash 22 years ago, secret documents reveal today.

Energy companies, the Environment Agency and the Bank of England have been named among the best for offering staff a decent work-life balance.

A river bank which was falling into the water has been repaired and had improved accessibility installed by the Environment Agency.

Around 80 eels have been found dead in the regions rivers, with no clear explanation as to what has caused their demise.

A man has called the scene of hundreds of dead fish in the river at the bottom of his garden as upsetting.

Thousands of fish have been rescued from a dyke near the boatyard in Potter Heigham.

Farmers struggling in “unprecedented” hot, dry conditions have welcomed moves to give them more flexible access to water for their crops and livestock.

The discovery of dead crayfish in a Norfolk river has raised concerns about the survival of an iconic species.

A major fish loss was averted by swift action on the bottom lake at East Tuddenham by the Environment Agency following a phone call asking them for advice by Norfolk & Suffolk Flyfishers’ Society chairman Tony Hull.

Fears have been raised for the future of a river after reports of dead fish being found.

A Norfolk river’s oxygen rate has been improved after around 100 fish were found dead.

The Environment Agency in East Anglia has issued a warning to not enter a Norfolk river.

Water company chief executives are being summoned to a meeting with the Government to explain why they have not met leakage targets as the country struggles to cope with the dry summer.

The public has been warned to stay away from potentially lethal blue-green algae.

I haven’t quite quoted Herman Melville correctly in the headline, but his words from Moby Dick will surely resonate with true anglers everywhere.

Devastating images of homes falling down Hemsby’s cliffs were broadcast around the world in March. But now the cameras have stopped rolling, how is the tourist resort recovering?

Our coast is disappearing faster than feared. What is being done to stop it?

The body of a whale which stranded itself and died in the Great Ouse in King’s Lynn has been buried.

Video Whale in Norfolk river has died

Friday, June 29, 2018

A whale which swam up the river to King’s Lynn has died.

Police are appealing for information following an incident which saw a car winched out of the water in Oulton Broad.

Pollution in the River Wensum has been traced to oil being cleaned from St Andrews Car park by Norse operatives.

Stars will be heading to King’s Lynn to film scenes for a new period blockbuster.

Almost 700 people have had their say in a consultation exploring whether the ‘missing link’ to connect the Norwich Northern Distributor Road to the A47 should be pursued.

“At the moment, the city has turned its back on the river.”

Heavy rain has caused damage at Norwich Airport with a flight reportedly delayed.

A project aiming to tackle flooding in Great Yarmouth has been granted £8.2m.

North Norfolk is once again celebrating a stellar year after it retained all of its prestigious Blue Flag beach awards, making it to most successful in the East of England.

Lowestoft and Southwold’s beaches and waters have been given glowing recommendations by the organisations which rates their cleanliness and safety.

A company director has admitted his firm operated an illegal waste activity on rural land for nearly two years.

A building familiar to the thousands of football fans who pass it on their way to watch Norwich City play at Carrow Road has been spared demolition.

A huge fire at a barn could be seen for miles around.

Demolition teams have begun the grim task of tearing down condemned clifftop homes in Hemsby.

It was a wet and windy start to the week, with flood warnings in place across the region.

More flood warnings have been put in place in Norfolk as the wet weather continues across the region.

Strong winds and high tides have eaten away yet more of the cliff face in Hemsby, with seven cliff face properties at imminent risk.

Flood alerts are in effect for the coast, with the region bracing itself for a damp and soggy night.

A woman and her two dogs were rescued from a vehicle after it got stuck in flood water.

A businessman has been left with a £675 bill after waste he was responsible in disposing of was found illegally dumped on a bypass.

On Saturday, number 197 in The Marrams will become the sixth house to be demolished in Hemsby this year.

The community is invited to attend a drop-in session today in Hemsby to discuss how best to manage and defend the coastline.

A not-for-profit rural project is hoping to bring hyperfast broadband into rural parts of north Suffolk.

There are many anglers whose only care is to catch as many fish as possible from a managed fishery, often a commercial and often fenced.

New powers to tackle waste crime are set to come into force, giving Environment Agency officers greater authority to tackle the problem of harmful and illegal waste sites.

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