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Environment

Millions of pounds of environmental funding to West Norfolk ‘at risk’ from Brexit, campaigners warn

West Norfolk could lose out on tens of millions of pounds in environmental funding as a result of Brexit, environmental campaigners have warned.

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Sea life Centre penguin

Hunstanton p-p-picks up a penguin

Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary has welcomed a new arrival in the shape of a baby Humboldt penguin.

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King’s Lynn incinerator land pledge welcomed

King’s Lynn incinerator land pledge welcomed

The ghost of incineration may finally have been laid to rest after county council chiefs pledged a controversial Lynn site would not be used for waste processing.

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At the start of the North End litter pick

Let’s work together to stop the litter bugs, says King’s Lynn businessman

A North End businessman is calling on the community to take more pride in where they live following the first Saturday morning clean-up in the neighbourhood.

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Sculthorpe Fen Land Purchase Appeal Launch at Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve Visitor Centre
GV view from one of the Hides.

Anonymous £10k donation kicks off Sculthorpe reserve appeal

The appeal to buy the Sculthorpe Fen land was given a flying start at Tuesday’s launch when managers revealed they had already received an anonymous £10,000 donation to the cause.

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Sculthorpe Fen Land Purchase Appeal Launch at Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve Visitor Centre
Front LtoR, holding map of area, Nigel Middleton and Su Gough, with others involved at the Reserve

Trust fears ‘devastating consequences’ for Sculthorpe nature reserve if neighbouring lands are sold privately

Nature reserve bosses fear there could be “devastating consequences” for their site if neighbouring lands fall into private hands.

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£850,000 appeal launched to buy land at Sculthorpe Nature Reserve

£850,000 appeal launched to buy land at Sculthorpe Nature Reserve

Bosses at a popular nature reserve near Fakenham are today launching an £850,000 appeal to help raise funds to buy and manage land for wildlife.

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Protest over North End rubbish outside (Gravy Boat shop) on Loke Road.

North End waste resolution hope follows talks

A litter pick will take place in the North End area of Lynn tomorrow as part of a renewed campaign to tackle waste issues in the community.

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Two F-35A Lightning IIs from the 388th Fighter Squadron and three F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron, RAF Lakenheath. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. Roidan Carlson)

More flying across East Anglia from RAF Lakenheath next week

Raf Lakenheath has today warned that its 48th Fighter Wing will increase flying operations next week across East Anglia.

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Trolleys in the Purfleet river in King's Lynn.

Trolleys dumped in the Purfleet in King’s Lynn

After two trolleys were dumped in the Purfleet river in Lynn this week, council officials have insisted this has not been an ongoing issue.

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Protest over North End rubbish outside (Gravy Boat shop) on Loke Road.

West Norfolk Council considers CCTV deterrent for North Lynn rubbish problem

West Norfolk Council chiefs are considering the implementation of CCTV as a deterrent to fly-tipping in a well-known area of Lynn.

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Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary penguins have eggs for Easter

There is optimism at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary that there will soon be the waddle of tiny feet being heard in the penguin enclosure.

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The Galloper Wind Farm pre-assembly site at Great Yarmouth Outer Harbour, Ben Hutchinson being shown around by Peter Scott-Andrews - Pic by TMS Media

Denver’s Ben sees the future of energy

A 16-year-old college student from Denver has been given a close-up look at the energy of the future on a Norfolk quayside.

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Trader urges action on North End rubbish

Trader urges action on North End rubbish

Residents could take matters into their own hands unless urgent action is taken to address build-ups of rubbish in part of Lynn, a local businessman has warned.

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Easter Holiday Crafts etc Activity at Green Britain Centre Swaffham.
Claire and Harriet (5) Hudson with the Easter crafts

Swaffham centre is on the rise

A Swaffham attraction is bringing in visitors from all over the country in its efforts to promote more sustainable living.

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Hardwick Road Cemetery 'Grow Wild' project gets underway with group members and volunteers
Front LtoR, Viv West and Colin Houseman (organiser)
Back LtoR, Richard Abel, David Williamson, Tracy Axall, Ian Hall, Malcolm Bailey

Group Grow Wild at King’s Lynn cemetery

Efforts to spruce up a cemetery garden in Lynn saw more than 30 different wild flowers and plants sowed at the weekend.

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Dozens join Hunstanton beach litter blitz

Dozens join Hunstanton beach litter blitz

Hunstanton residents showed that they cared about the state of their beaches on Saturday when more than 60 took part in a clean-up drive.

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Samantha Rutt with members of Hunstanton and District Round Table who are supporting her beach clean-up campaign.  From left - Robert Brown, chairman Andrew Bingham, Gary Waddison, Neil Wells and Joe Bates

Hunstanton businesswoman spearheads fight against beach litter

Dozens of volunteers will help to clear rubbish from the beaches of Hunstanton tomorrow – and there’s still time for you to get involved.

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Official Launch of the Swaffham Clean-up Day, Swaffham Assembly Rooms by  Iceni Partnership 
Swaffham Mayor Paul Darby (centre) with organisers from Iceni, Jonathan Reed (front left) and Don Saunders (front right), along with others  involved from Swaffham, groups, clubs and schools

Swaffham take pride in their community with spring clean-up

Swaffham Town Team launched its ‘Pride In Your Community’ initiative with a street spring clean in conjunction with local groups, schools, businesses and individuals.

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The alien invader ant Lasius neglectus, left, compared to the native  brown garden ant

Look out for alien invaders that like electricity

The public is being asked to look out for an alien invader with a dangerous liking for electricity.

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