Norfolk’s countryside is now home to more so-called ‘mega-farms’ than anywhere else in the country thanks to a boom in intensive poultry production, we can reveal today.
East Anglia has some great lakes and rivers where you can set up, sit back and enjoy a spot of fishing, so with the season underway we have put together a selection of top locations to try across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.
A controversial visitor centre at a lakeside beauty spot could finally become a reality after years of failed attempts to get it passed by planners.
Visitors will soon be able to discover the wonders of the River Wensum at the Pensthorpe estate, near Fakenham, thanks to a £53,500 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund .
One in six homes in England are at risk of flooding and many people are completely unaware if their own home is in a flood risk area, an Environment Agency project manager has said.
The Environment Agency has warned drivers of road closures around Wells-next-the-Sea this morning.
Cash-strapped council chiefs are continuing to count the cost of the storm surge which wreaked havoc along the coast earlier this month.
Householders the length of the Norfolk and Waveney coastline breathed a sigh of relief as flood defences kept one of the biggest tidal surges in years at bay.
High tide lapped harmlessly against defences at Wells, as the threatened gale failed to materialise.
The worst of the snowfall across Norfolk is now thought to be over, with high winds coming to the coast this evening.
King Canute’s full English is on offer at one pub by Wells Quay as the tide rises in the harbour.
Severe flood warnings remain in place in the Yarmouth area following heavy snow fall across the region.
Emergency Planners are meeting to discuss possible floods tomorrow (Friday, December 13) across Norfolk affecting Great Yarmouth, Walcott, King’s Lynn, Salthouse and Wells.
High tide levels are expected due to the combination of spring tides and a tidal surge according to the Environment Agency.
Drivers are being warned to take care this morning, as cold temperatures and fog could create difficult conditions on the roads.
Drivers in Norfolk and Suffolk have been urged to take extra care this morning, amid heavy wind and rain.
Campaigners are calling for massive spending increases to tackle the threat from flooding after a group of MPs recommended sweeping changes to counter the challenge.
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