In a landmark decision, the area of waterways and broads in Norfolk and Suffolk will now be known as the Broads National Park,Read the full story ›
The Norfolk and Suffolk Broads will be known as the Broads National Park following a landmark decision by the Broads Authority.
The authority voted by an overwhelming majority to brand the area as a National Park after 79% of people it consulted approved the proposal.
Chief Executive of the Broads Authority John Packman said he was “absolutely delighted” that the area would benefit from being clearly identified as a National Park.
Over a hundred boats took part in the 54th Three Rivers Race at the weekend.
It is the longest inland water sailing race in Europe.
Light winds meant not everyone finished the 24 hour race, including ITV Anglia's cameraman Tony Aldous!
Norfolk Police are about to unveil a new boat which will be used to patrol the Broads.
The vessel will be used throughout the year by the Broads Beat team to tackle marine crime on Norfolk's waterways and broads.
David Pooley's retirement project was to buy an overgrown, desolate Norfolk broad and breathe new life into it; he's described it as a labour of love.
He spent years and hundreds of thousands of pounds expanding Sotshole Broad near Norwich and improving the surroundings only for the Broads Authority to threaten legal action if he didn't remove the footpaths and boardwalks.
Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Malcolm Robertson:
The Broads Authority is under fire for threatening legal action against a man who has brought an overgrown Norfolk Broad back to life.Read the full story ›
A new project has started to protect fish stocks in the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads against salt water from the sea. During the autumn and winter north-westerly winds and low pressure weather systems can generate surge tides which push salt water inland.
When this happens thousands of freshwater fish can be killed. The new project involving the Environment Agency, the Broads Authority and the Pike Anglers Club of Great Britain will monitor the build-up of salt levels in the Broads to ensure the fish can be better protected.
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