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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: August 2022


Reclaim the Rain inititive

Thompson is one of 6 communities in Norfolk and Suffolk  chosen to take paret in the reclaim the rain inititive.  It is looking for input of local knowledge to tackle the problems of flooding and water shortage with a view to reuse excess rainwater before it comes a flood problem and to help us prepare and adapt to the future.

For more details follow the link below.

Reclaim the rain

Stanta battle area tour

The Breckland Local Group of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust are organising a coach tour of Stanta Battle Area.  The trip is on 29th June 2022 leaving from Queens Road car park at 2.15.  The cost is £12.00 payable on the day.  These trips are always well subscribed and if you are interested in being part of the visit we suggest that you contact the person shown on the notice which may be accessed by following the link below.

Link to Stant trip details

Road Closure Notice

Norfolk County Council have issued for Thompson an Emergency Notice detailing a temporary traffic restriction under Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 for 21 days during the period 25th May 2022 to 14th June 2022 for repairs to the bridge and abutment at Church Farm/Stow Bedon Road.  A map accompanies the notice, both may be viewed by following the link below. So why not spend an hour or so trying to understand the details. 

Road closure Notice and map

Public Local Inquiry postponed due to unforeseen circumstance


 The inquiry into the above Order is due to open on Tuesday 22 February 2022 but due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances, the Inspector has concluded that, the proceedings will have to be adjourned so as to ensure fairness to all parties.

Consequently, the Inspector will open the inquiry at 10am on 22 February but will immediately adjourn the proceedings until a date to be arranged.  This is likely to be in late September 2022 or early October 2022  

Public Local Inquiry commencing 10.00am Tuesday 22 February 2022

A public local inquiry will be held at Thompson Community Hall, School Road, Thompson, Norfolk IP24 1PY on Tuesday 22 February 2022 commencing at 10.00am.  The appointed inspector will also open the public inquiry as a virtual event also on 22 February 2022 at 10.00am using Microsoft teams. The inquiry is for consideration of an order under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Norfolk County Council) - Norfolk County Council (Thompson, Pockthorpe Lane) Modification Order 2018

For further information about this public local inquiry and how to attend it please follow the link below:

Flooding Information

The Norfolk Stategic Flood Alliance and Norfolk County Council have produced two useful leaflets/booklets entitled "Be prepared for Flooding" which give advice about about being prepared for flooding and useful contacts and links.

To see these leaflets please follow the links below:-

Be prepared for flooding


One-number leaflet