Fire crews were called to a building fire in West Runton on Sunday afternoon. Picture: Denise Bradley Archant Firefighters from across north Norfolk are dealing with a property fire. The fire at a building in Station Road, West Runton was reported to Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service at 4.45pm on Sunday.Crews from Cromer, Sheringham, Holt, Wells, North Walsham and Earlham, as well as an aerial ladder platform from Earlham, were called to the scene.A spokesman for Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said no one is believed to have been injured in the incident.A unit from Norfolk Police was also called to the scene and has closed the road before the traffic lights near The Links Country Park Hotel.Insp John Colbert said the fire was under control but the building had been left in a dangerous state, making it necessary to close the road. … [Read more...] about Seven fire crews on scene of north Norfolk building fire
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PUBLISHED: 14:48 10 April 2019 | UPDATED: 14:48 10 April 2019 Daniel Bennett Brendan Hopkins outside the Hoste, in Burnham Market. Picture: Matthew Usher. © Archant Norfolk 2014 A popular north Norfolk hotel which has previously been named in the top 10 country hotels in the UK is being sold for more than £8.65 million. Brendan Hopkins, who has owned The Hoste in Burnham Market for the last seven years, has sold the hotel and spa to The City Pub Group.The 53-bedroom site was previously named in the top 10 country hotels in the UK by The Guardian and also featured in The Times Cool Hotel Guide in 2017.The City Pub Group, which also owns other destinations in Norfolk including The Georgian Townhouse and St Andrews Brew House in Norwich, will take over the running of the hotel later this year on May 1.The pub will be sold for a minimum of £8.65 million, which will likely increase due to incentives based around sales. You may also want to … [Read more...] about Iconic north Norfolk hotel set to change hands for more than £8.65 million
PUBLISHED: 16:05 01 March 2019 | UPDATED: 20:19 01 March 2019 Christine Cunningham Trevor Cator has been given a suspended sentence at Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd copyright of Archant © 2010 01603 772434 A sex offender lied about his past history in order to get a job working as a kitchen porter at a north Norfolk hotel chain, a court heard. Trevor Cator, 62, failed to declare his previous offending when he applied for the job working for Mackenzie Hotels, which runs the Sea Marge Hotel, in Overstrand and the Links Country Park Hotel in West Runton, Norwich Crown Court heard.Richard Paterson, prosecuting, said Cator applied for the job in March, last year, when still subject to being registered as a sex offender, which was imposed back in 2016, when he was caught spying on two young girls while they were changing in a cubicle at a Hemsby holiday park.Cator, also had exposed himself to a 41-year-old woman, who was out fishing on Filby Broad … [Read more...] about ‘Oh well, it was five years ago’: Sex offender lied about his past in order to get kitchen job at Norfolk hotels
0 Have your say A haven and inn in the grounds of a coastal family treasure The Victoria Inn sits at the entrance to the drive of Holkham Hall, with Holkham Beach opposite, on the main road between Wells-next-the-Sea and the Burnham villages, in north Norfolk. It is a handsome Victorian building containing some dog-friendly bedrooms, while the Ancient House alongside has further bedrooms, crenellated gables and some wonderfully twisted chimneys. Both are part of the Holkham Hall estate, owned and managed by the Earl of Leicester. Budget or boutique?Country boutique is how I would describe it, so stylish rooms, but also roaring fires in the bars and drawing room. Room serviceWhether in the Victoria Inn or the Ancient House, all bedrooms and suites are furnished in modern country house style, with cool, clear colours married with chintz and checks. Bathrooms, too, are modern, tiled and of many different sizes because of the nature of these old buildings’ … [Read more...] about The Victoria Inn, Holkham Hall, Norfolk, hotel review, Scotland on Sunday’s Do Not Disturb
Gallery PUBLISHED: 12:00 04 November 2018 | UPDATED: 12:00 04 November 2018 Inside one of the rooms at the Old Town Hall House in Cley-next-the-Sea. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY Three Norfolk hotels have been named in a compilation of 50 of the UK’s best hotels and B&Bs - and they’re all in the county’s north. Andrew and Hannah Jones at the Dial House in Reepham. Picture: Mark Bullimore PhotographyThe guide, published in the Saturday Guardian, lists the Gunton Arms near Thorpe Market as one of Britain’s ‘10 best foodie hotels’. The venue is famous for the elk antlers above the fireplace on which local beef and venison are roasted.The Old Town Hall House at Cley-next-the-Sea, opened four years ago by Londoner James and Jennie Walker, is down as one of the country’s ‘10 best coastal hotels’.The B&B is praised for its Scandinavian decor, sea views and sumptuous dinners.The Dial House in Reepham, with its interiors … [Read more...] about Which three Norfolk hotels have been named among the country’s top 50?