Stowmarket Town Council
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Upcoming Events

Give Blood – Blood Donation Session


A blood donation session will be held on Friday, 26th February from 12.20pm to 3.10pm and 4.30pm to 7.30pm at the Stowmarket Community Centre, Hillside. Visit or call 0300 123 23 23 for details.  

Pickerel Project – River Clear Up


The Pickerel Project monthly River Clear Up. All welcome, the more the merrier! Just turn up wearing stout footwear. Meet at the Station Road Bridge at 10am.

Stowmarket Half Marathon and Junior Fun Runs

10.15 am

The perfect half marathon in rural Suffolk countryside, is open to all entrants aged 17 years or older on race day with a course suitable for racing wheelchairs. The route takes in some of Suffolk’s quietest rural country roads through undulating scenic countryside.   Chip Timed and held under UKA rules the race is hosted […]

Latest News


Town Council moves forward with Regal Improvements

Stowmarket Town Council is undertaking further work on its proposals to improve the Regal Theatre. The Town Council has approved the extension of the building to create three auditoria and a new frontage following a site options appraisal conducted by theatre and cinema architectural specialists Burrelll Foley Fischer LLP. Engagement with the local community will […]


Town Council Seeks Improved Sports Facilities

Stowmarket Town Council is working with the Suffolk Football Association and other partners including Suffolk County Council to examine the feasibility of providing a full size artificial football pitch with car parking and changing facilities in the town. Councillor Nick Gowrley said; “Stowmarket has some excellent sports clubs, many of which are looking to improve […]


Office to Let at Milton House

Measuring 182 sq ft, the Hollingsworth Room offers modern office accommodation in the historic, grade II listed Milton House. The suite has been recently renovated and refurbished to the highest standard and offers secure office accommodation with 24 hour access. For further details please contact Michelle Marshall on 01449 612060 or

Stay Well this Winter

The West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group and Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group have issued this advice to help you stay well this winter:

Residential Parking Survey results

Stowmarket Town Council was approached by residents who had expressed an interest in introducing Residential Parking Schemes (Permit Parking) in various parts of Stowmarket such as Bury Street, Childer Road and Creeting Road West, and representations have been made in the past about Lockington Road. The County Council has also received a petition about parking […]


Walking with the Wounded – Walk of Britain

Hundreds of people turned out to welcome the Walking with the Wounded Walk of Britain Expedition Team when they came to Stowmarket on  Thursday 22nd October. Town Mayor, Councillor Barry Salmon met the team at the town boundary and escorted them to the Market Place where they were given a warm welcome along with a […]

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The Pickerel Project – Get involved in your local community!

If you would you like to make a difference to your community then the Pickerel Project would love to hear from you. There are various ways that you can become involved from helping clear the river and its bank of rubbish to attending meetings to steer the direction of the project to regenerate Stowmarket’s river […]


Advertise your community event

If you would like to advertise your local community event on the Town Council website, please send the details and a copy of the poster or flyer with accompanying photographs to