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Exceptional heat good for butterflies

Exceptional heat good for butterflies

Exceptional heat good for butterflies

07 August 2022

Nature columnist says temperatures up to 40 degrees plus lack of rain have been a headache for farmers, gardeners and local wildlife.


Leave some water out for dehydrated mammals, urges Washed Up

Leave some water out for dehydrated mammals, urges Washed Up

Leave some water out for dehydrated mammals, urges Washed Up

26 July 2022

Sarah Juggins points out too much sunshine and heat can be devastating for nature with meadows, lawns and verges being just brown, dead stalks.


The poisonous fish hiding at the beach that can make grown men cry

The poisonous fish hiding at the beach that can make grown men cry

The poisonous fish hiding at the beach that can make grown men cry

26 July 2022

Weever fish can deliver an excruciating sting and beach-goers heading for the coast this summer are being advised to be careful.


Turnstone sees ITV on the beach filming a piece on litter

Turnstone sees ITV on the beach filming a piece on litter

Turnstone sees ITV on the beach filming a piece on litter

06 July 2022

John Maiden witnesses the crew putting the finishing touches to an Anglia News programme broadcast about waste blighting our rivers and oceans.


Resourceful gulls nest industriously on Lynn estate

Resourceful gulls nest industriously on Lynn estate

Resourceful gulls nest industriously on Lynn estate

02 July 2022

The July Nature Notes column says it is a good breeding year for birds after avoiding extreme weather during the spring.


Midsummer fayre fundraises for recreation ground

Midsummer fayre fundraises for recreation ground

Midsummer fayre fundraises for recreation ground

28 June 2022

A bumper crowd enjoyed a cake stall, giant bubble and garland-making, sports area and bands who played for free.


Super-heroes and Disney princesses entertain crowds

Super-heroes and Disney princesses entertain crowds

Super-heroes and Disney princesses entertain crowds

22 June 2022

Superman, Spider-Man, Wonder Woman, Cinderella, Elsa, Super Mario, dinosaurs, entertainers and children in fancy dress appeared at Stradsett.


Seaside's little train is replaced by buses

Seaside's little train is replaced by buses

Seaside's little train is replaced by buses

20 June 2022

Wells visitors will hop on the bus instead of taking the train when new service launches next month.


Car fuel costs at record high – time for more sustainable travel?

Car fuel costs at record high – time for more sustainable travel?

Car fuel costs at record high – time for more sustainable travel?

10 June 2022

Talk of The Town columnist Brendan Legrove, project champion, Active and Clean Connectivity, asks whether we can do things like cycling to work.


Summer should bring our butterflies

Summer should bring our butterflies

Summer should bring our butterflies

03 June 2022

Nature Notes observes many butterflies are threatened by extinction and habitat loss seems to be the principal cause.


‘Frankenstein’ jibes and farming – Washed Up on the Genetic Technology Bill

‘Frankenstein’ jibes and farming – Washed Up on the Genetic Technology Bill

‘Frankenstein’ jibes and farming – Washed Up on the Genetic Technology Bill

01 June 2022

Lynn News columnist Sarah Juggins says gene editing is one part of a jigsaw of solutions in the way we tackle global food production.


Royal visitor at county show

Royal visitor at county show

Royal visitor at county show

30 May 2022

The Royal Norfolk Show will host the special guest – a first visit for 11 years – on Wednesday, June 29.


5 of the best plants for attracting bees as numbers continue to fall

5 of the best plants for attracting bees as numbers continue to fall

5 of the best plants for attracting bees as numbers continue to fall

20 May 2022

The UK's bee populations are in a frightening freefall so what can we do to try and halt their decline?


Washed Up asks what biodiversity audit mean for Lynn, West Winch or Downham

Washed Up asks what biodiversity audit mean for Lynn, West Winch or Downham

Washed Up asks what biodiversity audit mean for Lynn, West Winch or Downham

17 May 2022

The audit of 60 organisations around the North Norfolk coast shows us the way forward in our farming, asserts columnist Sarah Juggins.


Nature Notes – first swallow proves to be late arrival

Nature Notes – first swallow proves to be late arrival

Nature Notes – first swallow proves to be late arrival

09 May 2022

Columnist Natureboy observes house martins have been seen while swifts normally turn up in the first few days of May.


Natural park launches cheaper family limited edition ticket

Natural park launches cheaper family limited edition ticket

Natural park launches cheaper family limited edition ticket

06 May 2022

The park near Fakenham has created a new ticket so families can enjoy its indoor play area without having to pay extra to visit the rest of the site.


Gardens in Hindringham, Barton Bendish and Holme Hale open for visitors in June

Gardens in Hindringham, Barton Bendish and Holme Hale open for visitors in June

Gardens in Hindringham, Barton Bendish and Holme Hale open for visitors in June

06 May 2022

They're among 24 gardens in the county participating in Norfolk Open Gardens 2022 next month with cashless payments on the gate or pre-booked online.


Would you move and start all over again like Burnham Market couple did, asks Washed Up

Would you move and start all over again like Burnham Market couple did, asks Washed Up

Would you move and start all over again like Burnham Market couple did, asks Washed Up

03 May 2022

Columnist Sarah Juggins points out that after Covid a lot of people have chosen to move from cities and busy towns out to the countryside.


By George, Marshland fun day proves popular

By George, Marshland fun day proves popular

By George, Marshland fun day proves popular

28 April 2022

The hall and tearoom drew the crowds on the special occasion with a farmers’ market, stalls, Punch & Judy, vintage vehicles and more.


Lynn's historic cockling boat is all aboard for summer

Lynn's historic cockling boat is all aboard for summer

Lynn's historic cockling boat is all aboard for summer

26 April 2022

You can find out online when volunteer skippers and crew will be ready to take up to seven passengers for a 2022 sailing season outing.


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