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Waste water release rules relaxed over chemical shortage caused by Brexit

Waste water release rules relaxed over chemical shortage caused by Brexit

Waste water release rules relaxed over chemical shortage caused by Brexit

Partially-treated waste water could be released into rivers and seas because of a chemical shortage caused by Brexit.


'Real work starts now', activists warn as West Norfolk Council climate declaration plan welcomed

'Real work starts now', activists warn as West Norfolk Council climate declaration plan welcomed

'Real work starts now', activists warn as West Norfolk Council climate declaration plan welcomed

An expected vote to declare an emergency next week must mark a 'significant step change' in approach, campaigners say.


Consultation plea over West Norfolk Council climate change strategy

Consultation plea over West Norfolk Council climate change strategy

Consultation plea over West Norfolk Council climate change strategy

But council chiefs say they have to get on with tackling the issue, rather than seeking the public's views.


West Norfolk set to declare a 'climate emergency'

West Norfolk set to declare a 'climate emergency'

West Norfolk set to declare a 'climate emergency'

A motion back by the leader is to go before councillors in September recognising a 'scientific and moral need to act'.


Climate groups welcome West Norfolk Council's 2035 net zero plan, but warn more action needed

Climate groups welcome West Norfolk Council's 2035 net zero plan, but warn more action needed

Climate groups welcome West Norfolk Council's 2035 net zero plan, but warn more action needed

Activists say council chiefs' plan to focus on its own emissions is 'fiddling in the margins'.


West Norfolk Council plans new 2035 net zero carbon target

West Norfolk Council plans new 2035 net zero carbon target

West Norfolk Council plans new 2035 net zero carbon target

Proposals to be outlined at a committee meeting next week could see the aim brought forward even more.


Pollinator paradise aim for banks of the Great Ouse

Pollinator paradise aim for banks of the Great Ouse

Pollinator paradise aim for banks of the Great Ouse

The planting of wild-flower strips has brought words of praise from happy boaters.


Reusable water bottles are available from businesses in Swaffham

Reusable water bottles are available from businesses in Swaffham

Reusable water bottles are available from businesses in Swaffham

Refill: Swaffham gets support from town businesses in a new eco-scheme.


Broadband cables could be added to water pipes to reach rural areas

Broadband cables could be added to water pipes to reach rural areas

Broadband cables could be added to water pipes to reach rural areas

More than £4 million is available to help innovative projects come up with safe ways for broadband cables to be added to water pipes.


Three illegal anglers caught during West Norfolk operation

Three illegal anglers caught during West Norfolk operation

Three illegal anglers caught during West Norfolk operation

An operation to clamp down on unlicensed angling in our area is already proving effective, officials claim.


West Norfolk councillors say no to neighbouring burner bid

West Norfolk councillors say no to neighbouring burner bid

West Norfolk councillors say no to neighbouring burner bid

A special planning meeting today heard claims the technology was not needed in this region, or anywhere else in Britain.


Norfolk County Council contact claim on burner bid denied

Norfolk County Council contact claim on burner bid denied

Norfolk County Council contact claim on burner bid denied

Campaigners say they fear Norfolk's waste could be sent to an incinerator half a mile from the county border if it gets the go-ahead.


Supermarket offers free refills

Supermarket offers free refills

Supermarket offers free refills

Morrisons petrol stations are offering customers free water refills at its forecourts in a bid to cut plastic waste.


Incinerator impact on West Norfolk not fully assessed, council report suggests

Incinerator impact on West Norfolk not fully assessed, council report suggests

Incinerator impact on West Norfolk not fully assessed, council report suggests

A special committee meeting will consider the scheme later this week, but officials say some air quality and heritage issues have not been addressed.


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