Thousands of people have been at the Burnham Market horse trials in Norfolk over the Easter weekend, with camel racing on the final day.Read the full story ›
A spectacular display of tulips have bloomed at a Norfolk farm just in time for the weekend.Read the full story ›
The driest winter in more than a decade across the Anglia region is putting farm crops at risk.Read the full story ›
Restrictions on poultry following the recent bird flu outbreak will be lifted, the government has announced.
Owners will no longer have to keep their birds housed or enclosed in netting, after experts decided the level of risk had reduced.
Strict disease prevention measures and a ban on poultry gatherings will remain in place.
The move will come into effect on 13 April
"Based on the latest evidence on reduced numbers of migratory and resident aquatic wild birds we believe that kept birds in the areas we previously designated as higher risk are now at the same level of risk as the rest of England and may now be let outside.
"However, all keepers must still observe strict disease prevention measures to reduce the risk of contamination from the environment, where the virus can survive for several weeks in bird droppings.
"This does not mean business as usual: the risk from avian flu has not gone away and a prevention zone remains in place, requiring keepers across England to take steps to prevent disease spreading."
Five thousand people have flocked to the Norfolk Spring Fling. Among the highlights - dancing sheep and sausage making!Read the full story ›
Plans have been revealed showing how a 25 mile stretch of Essex coastline could be included in the England Coast Path scheme.Read the full story ›
Farmers in the East of England fear they could go out of business without help from seasonal workers from Eastern Europe.Read the full story ›
Take a look outside and you may well spot one or two sparrows, robins, bluetits or other common garden birds.
This year, you may also see a much rarer visitor. It's called a waxwing; a small starling-sized bird with colourful markings.
The RSPB, is describing it as a 'Waxwing Winter' with large numbers arriving in the Anglia region, and other parts of the UK.
The charity hopes it will encourage more of us to take part in its Big Garden Birdwatch on 28-30 January. Parts of of the video report were filmed at St Andrews School in Biggleswade in Bedfordshire.
Councils in the region will be issuing fines of up to £400 and seizing vehicles of people found fly-tipping.
They say they are taking a zero tolerance approach ahead of the Christmas period.
The CLA in the East, which represents landowners and farmers, say it receives reports that rubbish is being dumped on their land almost every day.
The RSPCA have carried one of their more unusual rescues - helping free a sheep that had its head stuck in a traffic cone.Read the full story ›