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Richard Leigh, construction manager at Holkham Estate (second from right), with the team from RobSon Construction, who are restoring and extending the Lord Nelson pub at Burnham Thorpe. Picture: Stuart Anderson

Gallery IN PICTURES: Restoration work on iconic country pub charges ahead

One of Norfolk’s most iconic country pubs is being restored following a three-year closure. Reporter STUART ANDERSON visited the team breathing new life into Lord Nelson’s old watering hole in Burnham Thorpe.

Restaurant review at The Crown Inn, Northwold. The beef roast dinner. Photo: Lauren Cope

Review: A well-known chef runs its kitchen, but what is the food like at this village pub?

Spolit for Choice on Bridge Street in Downham Market. Picture: Sarah Hussain

‘Another nail in our coffin’- shop owner says commuter parking is knocking trade

Ian Powell and his late wife Pam pictured in 2005 in Mundesley Gallery. Pic: Archant library

‘It’s time to let go and move on’ - Coastguard selling wife’s gallery for £250,000

Cranswick's chicken factory at Eye  Picture: SARAH CHAMBERS

‘Fabulous’ £75m mega factory at Eye – set to process 1m chickens a week – is up and running

The view from the Rainbow Deli in Fakenham as people used the mobile post office for the first time. Picture: Naomi Katze/Rainbow Deli Norfolk

‘It was non-stop’ - Long queues for mobile van following post office closure

The Gifted store in Norwich's Castle Quarter is now specialising in candy, sweets and drinks from Japan, the US and Australia including the sought after Ramune drinks with marbles in them which are an Instagram craze. 
Pic: Archant

Video New drinks craze from Japan grips Norwich

Your Own Place founder and director Rebecca White with, left, Jarrod Ewles (tenancy and independant living trainer) and Simon George, a former service user. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Your Own Place wins social investment to sustain its future

‘Everything must go’ and ‘all stock reduced’ posters have gone up alongside ‘store closing’ signs at Palmers in Lowestoft town centre, after owners Beales collapsed into administration this week. Picture: Mark Boggis

‘Store closing’ signs appear in Palmers windows

(Inset) A notice in the window of Hawkin's Bazaar in Castle Quarter states the company is administration. Pictures: Archant

Norwich company Hawkin’s Bazaar collapses into administration

Norse has earmarked four sites for closure. Picture: Sarah Ravencroft

Norse earmarks 20 jobs and four sites for axe due to ‘financial reasons’

The Magpie pub is now shrouded in scaffolding for work to commence on converting it into four flats. This work can go ahead but the building of two other semi-detached houses on the site has hit upon a stumbling block with planners. Pic: Archant

What is going on at the Magpie pub?

Garrod's Bar and Restaurant is ranked top out of 250 restaurants in Great Yarmouth by Trip Advisor Picture: Victor Ling/Barker's Photographic

New seaside restaurant soars to top of TripAdvisor rankings

The lights are back on in Great Yarmouth's former M&S store in King Street, Great Yarmouth Picture: Liz Coates

Transformation of empty M&S underway

Richard Mallett has been banned from holding directorships for 13 years. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Solicitors banned from being directors after clients lose £1.8m

The bungalow with a surprise in St William's Way, Thorpe St Andrew, for sale for £425,000. Pic: Zoopla

Video Why this bungalow for sale was the most viewed home in Norfolk – and you’ll be surprised

A soft play centre is opening in Watton. Picture: Peter Dive

Soft play area, gym and climbing wall comes to town

Andy Erlam had offered to buy Brandon train station. Picture: Andy Erlam/Archant

‘It is simply unfair’- campaigner told demolition must go ahead

As part of MP Eastern�s Brexit strategy, the metal finishing specialist has gained trusted trader status  Picture: MP EASTERN

Manufacturer’s gold-plated Brexit measures help secure free flow of goods

Olimpia Sadler (inset) is selling Brasov. Picture: Olimpia Sadler

Restaurant up for sale less than a year since opening

Orchard Toys' MD Simon Newbery. Pic: Archant

Toy maker’s sales boost thanks to kids wanting to play ‘good old-fashioned board games’

The Norwich branch of Timberland is now closed. Pic: Archant

Updated Timberland shuts after staff told news on conference call

The food truck sold by Britannia Enterprises - formerly run by Davina Tanner (inset) - to offset some of its debt. Picture: East Anglian Motor Auctions/Archant

Britannia Enterprises sells ice cream van in bid to offset £600,000 debt

Archers Kitchen and Cocktail Bar. Picture: Charlie Tostevin/Belton Duffey

Couple sell cocktail bar business – including all drinks and a loo covered in Marvel comics

Panda Bar in Redwell Street will continue to operate as a bar or restaurant. Pictures: Archant

New bar set for Panda site despite rates row

A flashback picture of Great Yarmouth's Central Arcade. The name was changed to Victoria Arcade in 1987 Picture: Archant Library

Now and then photos show how much a boutique shopping arcade has changed

'Store closing' signs have gone up in Palmers. The store has stood in the Market Place, Great Yarmouth, for over 180 years Picture: Liz Coates

‘Store closing’ signs go up in Palmers windows

The new Hollingsworth Tesco Express store in Lowestoft has been givenm the go-ahead. Picture: Google Images

Green light for Tesco Express store at former pub site

These are some of the best Italian restaurants in Norwich. Photo: Denise Bradley/ Emily Revell

7 of the best Italian restaurants in Norwich

Is this the cutest house for sale in Norfolk? Pic: Auction House

Video Is this the cutest little house for sale in Norfolk?

Gonzo's Tea Room in London Street, Norwich Credit: Neil Perry

New steakhouse to open above popular bar

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