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The publication of Wind in the Willows in 1908 caused a whole nation to look more favourably on badgers. Exactly 110 years on to the month, Ross Bentley talks to expert Adrian Hinchcliffe to find out how badgers are faring in 21st century Suffolk.

Anglian Water hopes to form a coalition of organisations to reduce problem plastic. David Hartley explains.

A guide to what is appropriate housing for Suffolk could help “mitigate some of the worse excesses of development” expected in the county in coming years, a housing preservation expert has said.

Many farmers are ready to deliver environmental benefits in a post-Brexit Britain, attendees at a Suffolk conservation forum heard last week.

The number of residential properties and community buildings with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels has rocketed over the past decade but in recent years the rate of adoption has slowed.

Cuckoos based in Suffolk are starring in the latest phase of an on-going study to find out why these fabled birds of the British countryside are disappearing at an alarming rate.

Events are being held in Suffolk to mark Swift Awareness Week, which starts this Saturday.

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge has become the latest RSPB Species Champion and lent his name to efforts to halt the decline in the number of turtle doves.

Anglian Water has underlined its desire to improve local environments with a unique funding opportunity. David Hartley explains.

A manager at the Environment Agency has said it is difficult to know what impact pesticides, including neonicotinoids, have had on aquatic life, after one Suffolk river was acutely polluted with the chemicals.

Cornard Mere is one of Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s smallest reserves but its size belies its importance as a rare habitat in this corner of the county. Ross Bentley joined a small working party to find out more about this special place.

Walkers raised money for good causes on Saturday by taking a long distance stroll through the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Thousands of food fans descended on west Suffolk today to enjoy the Taste of Sudbury Food and Drink Festival.

Ipswich sixth form college, One, went all out to cut back on single-use plastics this week by backing a global environmental campaign.

Law firm Birketts took full occupancy of its new offices in Ipswich today.

The mid-Suffolk town of Eye recently became the third destination in the county to gain Walkers are Welcome accreditation. Ross Bentley reports.

The churchyard at St Andrew’s in Freckenham is a wonderful sight with its meadow of daisies - it is peaceful and unspoilt, and just the place for wildlife to flourish.

Hundreds of young families spent a day enjoying a host of outdoor activities in west Suffolk today.

A new book by Mark Cocker is a major event and his latest is a work of sweeping ambition - a sobering tale of the conservation movement’s development in the face of huge wildlife declines. Ross Bentley spoke to the Norfolk-based writer about the themes he has raised.

Essex Wildlife Trust’s ‘The Naze Centre’ has picked up a prestigious building industry award.

With warm weather forecast for the bank holiday, Regan Harris from Anglian Water offers some water saving tips for those tending their garden this weekend.

Work has begun on the final phase of the Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project, a coastal wetland restoration initiative that will see an area twice the size of the City of London on the Essex coast transformed into a nature reserve for rare and threatened birds and other wildlife.

One of the longest running citizen science surveys in the world, The Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS), is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force later this week on 25th May - bringing outdated personal data rules up to speed with an increasingly digital era. Here, data protection specialist at Gotelee Solicitors, Victoria Spellman highlights some of the potential pitfalls of the new rules.

Business coach Tara Halliday has written a new book that looks at Imposter Syndrome, a condition that affects many successful people and leaves them feeling that they aren’t good enough for the work position they have been given.

Confirmation that ravens have been found breeding in Suffolk for the first time in over 130 years is a “really significant” discovery, an expert has said.

The use of natural flood management schemes to protect properties in East Anglia is likely to become more commonplace, according to the Environment Agency’s flood risk manager for the region.

It goes without saying that, had they had the choice, the new joint managing directors of East Anglian construction and maintenance company Barnes Group would not have wanted their new roles to come in the circumstances they did.

Charity shops have become an increasingly common sight on our high streets but, it seems, not everyone is happy about their proliferation.

The official opening ceremony of a historic lock on the River Stour which took 12 years to restore took place on Saturday.

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