Category Archives: Eastern Daily Press

‘First of its kind’ cross-border energy conference in Norwich to discuss decommissioning

By | November 16, 2018

Decommissioning in the southern North Sea (SNS) will be the focus of two “unique” cross-Channel events being organised by energy industry trade bodies. The East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) and the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) are putting on the events in Norwich and Amsterdam – which they believe will be the first of… Read More »

‘Luckiest’ people in the world: Belgian Air Force on rescue of fishermen off Norfolk coast

By | November 7, 2018

A Belgian Air Force spokesman whose helicopter crew spotted two fishermen in the sea off the Norfolk coast and came to their rescue, said they were the “luckiest” people in the world. Kurt Verwilligen said the Agusta A-109 helicopter was travelling from Leuven, about 30km from Brussels, to Newcastle to take part in a global… Read More »

Chance to win £2,000 to improve the Broads

By | July 2, 2018

Broads projects contributing to improving the national park could receive a £2,000 boost in recognition of their work thanks to the Campaign for National Parks’ Park Protector Award. The award, sponsored by Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust, celebrates the work being done to protect and improve national parks across England and Wales with the winner receiving… Read More »

Broads yacht operators are joining forces to turn the tide for their industry

By | May 4, 2018

The Broads is synonymous with boating, but yacht operators have suffered in recent years. A small group of businesses is hoping to change that. A consortium of sailing companies operating on the Norfolk Broads is clubbing together to turn the tide for their niche industry. Eastwood Whelpton Sailing Holidays at Upton, Martham Boats at Martham,… Read More »