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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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