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Thetford Road Closed 7th/8th Feb

By   February 7, 2024

The main road between Brandon and Thetford is closed overnight tetween 7pm and 5am (7ht to 8th of Feb)

Access only may be allowed (i.e. to Santon Downham) but long diversions seem to be in place for through traffic.

Details can be found here

Santon Downham coldest in the UK (Again)

By   November 30, 2023

Yes it was cold last night.

No surprises as my garden weather station had recorded an overnight low of -6.6C.

It wasn’t till much later in the day that Dan Holley was able to say the official weatherstation confirmed it (they even agreed with my numbers).

Road Closure 8th-17th Nov – No access A134

By   October 26, 2023

One of the main roads in/out of Santon Downham will be closed from the 8th to the 17th of November.

Details can be found here

The closure is at the corner by the Forestry Commission and the details/diversion shows their will be no direct access either to or from the river/bridge side of Santon Downham i.e no access to/from the A134.

Historic press clippings added

By   October 24, 2023

A number of historic press clippings from local and regional papers have been added to site.

Links have been added to relevant sections on the Timeline, The Church and Downham Hall together with the full list on the In The Press page.

More will be added in the near future.

New Village Hall website

By   October 10, 2023

The Village Hall (nolonger called the Santon Downham Centre) has a new website and includes details of how to book the rooms,up and coming events and contact details for the new Village Hall committee.

Post Collection times change

By   October 3, 2023

The postal collection times for the post box at the old village shop have changed.

they are now (as of 3/10/23)

9am Monday to Friday

7am Saturday

New Coffee Morning Dates

By   September 27, 2023

More dates have been added for Coffee Mornings (until christmas)







10.30 AM TO 12 NOON