Local Information


The nearest Police Station is in Ixworth and is open from 9.00am to 11.00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. 

In an emergency dial 999.  

You should dial 999 when life is threatened or people are injured, or if there is a crime in progress or/and when an immediate pokice response is necessary.

Remember, 101 is the new number to call when you want to contact your local police and when it is less urgent than 999.

101 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Call 101 to contact the police to report less urgent crime and disorder or to speak to your local officers.


Local Transport - Bus 332

There are four bus services per week day (different times at the weekend) leaving from the bus shelter near the Memorial on The Street.

For the latest bus timetalbe please see the download link to the left of the page.



This area currently operates a Primary (5-9), Middle (9-13) and High (13-18) school system.

All schools in Suffolk admit children at the beginning of the term in which they have their fifth birthday - children with birhtdays between

January 1st and April 30th start in the Spring Term, those with birthdays between May 1st and August 31st start in the Summer Term

and those with birthdays between September 1st and December 31st start in the Autumn Term.

Most children attent the following schools:

  • Great Barton Primary School Tel.: 01284 787353
  • Ixworth Middle School Tel.: 01359 230387
  • Thurston Community College Tel.: 01359 230885 www.thurstoncollege.org 



 The nearest hospital is West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds. Tel: 01284 713000


General Practitioners:

in Ixworth at Peddars Close, Ixworth.   Tel.: 01359 230252.

The surgery is open Monday to Friday 8am to 6.30pm.

Out of hours service is provided from 6.30pm to 8.00pm and at weekends by Harmoni. 

Call 01359 230252 and the call will be redirected. In the event that the call is not redirected automatically contact Harmoni

directly on telephone number 0300 1303066. This call will be charged at the local rate.