Whether you live locally, are thinking of moving to Hopton or are a visitor, we hope you will find the information on our website useful.
Visit the Parish Council pages for information about our:
The Parish Council is the Burial Authority for the Cemetery and maintains and holds the registers of burials. You can find our cemetery fees and application form here.
Call 999 if:
Call 101 for non-emergency enquiries.
If you have a hearing or speech impairment, use the textphone service on 18001 101.
Hopton's Police Support Volunteer
Our Police Support Volunteer is Su Delve who is also a member of the Parish Council. She is one of the first West Suffolk PSVs. If you see Su walking around the villages, cycling the green lanes or up at Knettishall Heath, and she is wearing her Police tabard, please feel free to stop her and have an informal chat.
Hopton and Knettishall are served by three nearby rail stations, providing links to Norwich, Cambridge, Ipswich and London.
At Trainline you can plan your rail journey and get live train running times, accessibility, and facility info
Local bus services provide links to Bury St Edmunds, Diss and Thetford.
WHO TO CONTACT ABOUT FLOODING
In an emergency, especially if there is danger to life as a result of flooding, you should not hesitate to phone 999.
For flood information and warnings, phone the Environment Agency Floodline - 0345 988 1188
For general enquiries about river or sea flooding, contact the Environment Agency on 03708 506 506.
To report flooding from sewers or water pipes, contact Anglian Water on 03457 145 145 (sewerage) or 0800 771 881 (water).
Any incidents of flooding on trunk roads (A11, A12 south of Ipswich, A14) should be directed to Highways England. Their Information Line is 0300 123 5000
For incidents on any other roads in Suffolk, phone 0345 605 6171
Non urgent reports of minor flooding or blocked drains or gullies can be completed online at www.suffolk.gov.uk/flooding.
For all other flooding-related issues, email email@example.com
Households with older or disabled people, those with children under five, or where someone uses medical or mobility equipment that requires electricity (as well as other reasons) can join the Priority Service Register.
Customer Services - Waste
Telephone: 01284 757320
Report a pothole or other highways problem
Report a tree or hedge affecting highway
Report street lighting issues
Report a missed bin collection
Report an abandoned car
Hopton CEVC Primary School
The school was rated "good" in its last Ofsted inspection report.
The school website provides comprehensive information such as term dates and details of school activities as well as information for current and prospective parents.
Headteacher: Claire Wright
Thurston Community College
Ixworth Free School
Ixworth Surgery, Peddars Close, Ixworth, IP31 2HD - Tel: 01359 230252.
Botesdale Health Centre, Back Hills, Botesdale, IP22 1DW - Tel: 01379 898295
East Harling Surgery, Market St, East Harling, NR16 2AD - Tel: 01953 717204
Stanton Surgery, 10 The Chase, Stanton, IP31 2XA - Tel: 01359 253700