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Welcome to Thompson Village Website

This a community website and we welcome contributions.  Do you have a  good Thompson photo you would like to share?  Do you want to advertise a local event?  Contact us and we will give your news front page space. 

Last updated: October 2017

Thompson 5 km and 10 km runs 

This year's 5 km and 10 km runs were held on 01 October.

The warm up

Runners warming up for the races

114 runners in total finished the two runs, of these there were 31 5km runners and 83 10km runners.

Start of 5km run

The start fo the 5km run

 For the results of the two runs please click on the links below.

Result of the 5km run

Results of the 10km run

Thanks go to all the runners and the organisers of the run and all their helpers who made this event a succcess. Look out here for details of next years run.

More Fly-tipping in the Village

The above photo is of the latest incidence of fly-tipping in the village.  It looks as though someone has re-fitted a bathroom and couldn't be bothered to dispose of the waste from the re-fit at the tip, instead they felt it was OK to dump the waste on the verge at Church Road, Thompson.  The incident has been reported to Breckland Council using the fly-tipping line and photographs provided.  If you know who dumped this material please tell Breckland Council or if you prefer let the Parish Clerk know -

News about St Martin's Church, Thompson.

A message from Thompson PCC

You may have noticed that scaffolding has been erected at the front and back of the church (photographs below with notification of cancellaion of thr handbell concert).  The Nave is also full of scaffolding, right up to roof height! This signals the beginning of the project to revitalise St Martin's church.

 The scaffolding was put in place in November to allow detailed inspection of the fabric of the building, in particular to examine the roof timbers and upper parts of the walls of the Nave from inside and the ends of the roof timbers from outside. Alas, following that inspection, our professional advisors - architect, structural engineer etc - have said that the building should remain closed to the public for the time being.

 In order to tell you more about this, what impact it may have on forthcoming events at the church, and to answer any questions you may have, we will hold a public meeting in the Village Hall, starting at 6.30pm on Friday 16th December. The meeting will be kept very short (about half an hour) and it is proposed that the carol singing planned for that evening might start with some singing at the Hall, before moving off around the village. Mince pies, mulled wine and hot chocolate will also be available. 

We would very much like to see you there! 

Please note that the Church Clean-up day on 10 December 2016 has been cancelled.

Litter pick

A successful litter pick was held around the village and roads leading to Thompson.  Thanks must go to the 14 stalwarts who turned up for the event and managed to collect the litter and fly tipped items shown in the photograph.  Thanks also to Breckland Council who supplied the equipment and collected the rubbish.   

Litter pick

Fly tipping is on the increase and we ask that if you see evidence of fly tipped materials or even fly-tipping being carried out, that you report it to Breckland Council using the following link:

Report Fly tipping Link. *

* Sorry link address changed but the above link in the latest available, it works!



What's happening in Thompson this month

Tuesday morning coffee morning - open 1st & 3rd Tuesday every month at Village Hall

Our coffee mornings tie in with the Active Norfolk Thompson Walks.  To find out more about these walks see

Don't forget the weekly regulars .......

Stitchers every Wednesday evening from 7:15pm both at the village hall - Novice meets experienced stitchers here - a great place to learn a craft and have a chat and laugh along the way.

Thompson WI meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month except August.

For more information about whats on in Thompson click the events button at the top and bottom of this page.