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Planting over 1,000 saplings in Swaffham to mark 50 years

Planting over 1,000 saplings in Swaffham to mark 50 years

Planting over 1,000 saplings in Swaffham to mark 50 years

08 December 2019

The Rotary Club of Swaffham has arranged a whole host of events to mark its 50th anniversary, and the planting rounds off their programme of events.


Discussions over new waste contract for West Norfolk enters final stages

Discussions over new waste contract for West Norfolk enters final stages

Discussions over new waste contract for West Norfolk enters final stages

07 December 2019

West Norfolk Council has been in discussions with bidders regarding a new waste contract for the area.


Extra miles for Norfolk residents using waste facility after Cambridgeshire County Council policy

Extra miles for Norfolk residents using waste facility after Cambridgeshire County Council policy

Extra miles for Norfolk residents using waste facility after Cambridgeshire County Council policy

06 December 2019

Residents are having to travel roughly 30 miles in order to use a waste and recycling site due to a new council policy.


Residents react to flooding comments

Residents react to flooding comments

Residents react to flooding comments

05 December 2019

Coastal residents have reacted to a West Norfolk councillor dismissing potential flooding issues as “their choice” to live there.


Plans to plant more trees in West Norfolk supported

Plans to plant more trees in West Norfolk supported

Plans to plant more trees in West Norfolk supported

30 November 2019

Tree saplings were handed out to every councillor as a motion to incorporate tree planting into West Norfolk plans was passed.


Climate emergency decision defended

Climate emergency decision defended

Climate emergency decision defended

29 November 2019

A West Norfolk councillor has defended the council’s decision not to declare a climate emergency.


Onshore wind farm proposal for West Norfolk fails to pass

Onshore wind farm proposal for West Norfolk fails to pass

Onshore wind farm proposal for West Norfolk fails to pass

29 November 2019

Councillors voted against the creation of onshore wind farms after being described as “noisy” and a “threat to birds”.


‘History’ made as Norfolk County Council adopts new environmental policy

‘History’ made as Norfolk County Council adopts new environmental policy

‘History’ made as Norfolk County Council adopts new environmental policy

28 November 2019

Councillors have voted to adopt a “groundbreaking” new green policy, which will see the authority aim to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030.


Hunger strike finishes as campaigners seek further talks with West Norfolk councillors

Hunger strike finishes as campaigners seek further talks with West Norfolk councillors

Hunger strike finishes as campaigners seek further talks with West Norfolk councillors

26 November 2019

West Norfolk people have completed a week-long hunger strike in order to raise awareness of climate change issues.


West Norfolk climate campaigners begin hunger strike

West Norfolk climate campaigners begin hunger strike

West Norfolk climate campaigners begin hunger strike

20 November 2019

Four campaigners are refusing food in what they say is a "last resort" move to force action on climate change.


Snettisham will be the first place in Norfolk in hundreds of years to become home to a wild animal species

Snettisham will be the first place in Norfolk in hundreds of years to become home to a wild animal species

Snettisham will be the first place in Norfolk in hundreds of years to become home to a wild animal species

20 November 2019

A licence has just been granted to allow their release on the site next spring.


Extinction Rebellion group urges council to 'act now' in King's Lynn demonstration

Extinction Rebellion group urges council to 'act now' in King's Lynn demonstration

Extinction Rebellion group urges council to 'act now' in King's Lynn demonstration

12 November 2019

The King’s Lynn and West Norfolk Extinction Rebellion (XR) group took to the streets of Lynn armed with ‘gravestones’ on Saturday.


Look out for zombies in King's Lynn tomorrow

Look out for zombies in King's Lynn tomorrow

Look out for zombies in King's Lynn tomorrow

08 November 2019

A gory protest against West Norfolk Council's refusal to declare a climate emergency will take to the streets.


Norfolk County Council reveals 'net zero carbon by 2030' aim

Norfolk County Council reveals 'net zero carbon by 2030' aim

Norfolk County Council reveals 'net zero carbon by 2030' aim

07 November 2019

Proposals for a new environmental policy at County Hall will be debated by councillors next week.


Making West Norfolk village more beautiful

Making West Norfolk village more beautiful

Making West Norfolk village more beautiful

03 November 2019

Residents and visitors to East Winch will be greeted by a beautiful floral display next spring thanks to efforts of a local group.


Rare moth find leads to £6 million King's Lynn sewer upgrade switch

Rare moth find leads to £6 million King's Lynn sewer upgrade switch

Rare moth find leads to £6 million King's Lynn sewer upgrade switch

30 October 2019

The route of a new multi-million sewer pipe has been moved to avoid disturbing the habitat of a moth which was thought to be extinct in Norfolk.


Horseriders stage protest against Shouldham Warren quarry proposals

Horseriders stage protest against Shouldham Warren quarry proposals

Horseriders stage protest against Shouldham Warren quarry proposals

29 October 2019

Scores of horseriders staged a protest at the weekend against the idea of a West Norfolk beauty spot being quarried for minerals.


Golden night as Hunstanton claims Britain In Bloom success

Golden night as Hunstanton claims Britain In Bloom success

Golden night as Hunstanton claims Britain In Bloom success

28 October 2019

Community leaders say they are 'bubbling' with ideas to build on their success in 2020.


Wild Ken Hill aims to restore beavers in Snettisham

Wild Ken Hill aims to restore beavers in Snettisham

Wild Ken Hill aims to restore beavers in Snettisham

26 October 2019

A project to return hundreds of acres of farmland back to nature at Ken Hill in Snettisham


Bangers on the barbecue for Downham Young Farmers’ festival

Bangers on the barbecue for Downham Young Farmers’ festival

Bangers on the barbecue for Downham Young Farmers’ festival

18 October 2019

The Downham Market Young Farmers, who are celebrating their 75th anniversary this year.


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