Stowmarket Town Council
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Upcoming Events

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New Age Kurling

10.30am to 12.30pm

ActivLives presents New Age Kurling at the Stowmarket Scout Centre, every Wednesday 10:30am – 12:30pm Come and Join us in enjoyable activities. Adapted sport is fun & suitable for anyone 45 and over! Parking available. £4.00 per session Refreshments available For more information, contact Kim 01473 345350

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Matinée + Arcaves

7:30 pm

Matinée are INDIE POP crafted with the help of BELLE AND SEBASTIAN’s own Chris Geede, who himself described them as “Anthemic indie rock with electronic flourishes. Hints of FRANZ FERDINAND and the Britpop era abound”.  


Artisan Market

10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Locally made handicrafts. Come and find something unusual for your home or a gift for a friend. If you are interested in having a stall please email:, or call:   01449 613224  

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.  

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PCC and Chief Constable Public Meeting

6:30 pm

PUBLIC MEETINGS 2016 The PCC and Chief Constable have arranged public meetings to give a local policing update with an opportunity for Q&A.  There is no need to book.  The full public meeting schedule can be found on the web link below.  

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Desert Mountain Tribe + Support


There’s a touch of early Black Rebel Motorcycle Club about these Londoners – and their darkly woozy, garage rock n’ roll.  Preceding their debut LP (due out in March) Runway provides a sharp, yet atmospheric taste of what’s to come.  

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With Love From … Suffolk

4:00 pm

Heartwarming tales by homegrown filmmakers With Love From … Suffolk is a feature film comprised of eight short romantic tales, that celebrates love in all it’s guises.  Set entirely within Suffolk, it’s not just a funny and tender exploration of relationships – it’s also a love letter to our magnificent county. In the vein of […]

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The Trinity Hall Project – Ladies Fashion Show & Pop Up Show

7:00 pm

Fundraising for ‘Trinity Hall Project’, Onehouse. Doors 7pm, show starts 7:30pm Tickets: £5 Charity Raffle: FABULOUS prizes to be won on the night! Bar Available For tickets & information please contact: Gloria 07857 029142 or John Peel Centre 01449 774678  

Latest News

Stowmarket Town Awards 2016-17

Would you like the opportunity to attend the Stowmarket Town Awards on Friday 30th September? The Town Council would like to offer members of the public the chance to be part of this exciting event. Tickets are priced at £10 each and include a 3 course supper and drink and will be allocated on a […]

Red Gables – New Volunteering Project Facebook Page This is the Facebook page for the new Volunteering project at Red Gables.  You can advertise your volunteering opportunities and include photos and videos. Red Gables email address is There is also a private Facebook group where where Red Gables will advertise details of people seeking volunteering roles. This will go online next week commencing Monday 15th […]

Town Council offices – opening hours during August

During August, the Town Council offices will close at 12pm on Wednesdays. For the month of August, 2016 our opening hours shall be: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays – 9am to 5pm, Wednesdays – 9am to 12pm and Fridays – 9am to 4.30pm.

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Tidy Town Team Community Litter Pick

Stowmarket Town Council is organising another Tidy Town Team community Litter Pick which will take place on Wednesday 24th August, 2016 at 10:00 am.  Areas including Ipswich Street, Bury Street and Navigation Approach will be tackled. The team will meet at 10:0 am at the Town Council Offices and all equipment will be provided. If you […]

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Street and Town Trading Review Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE  Street and Town Trading Review Stowmarket Town Council is conducting a review of its Street and Town Trading Policy, including the Market Regulations. Draft proposals will be prepared in October 2016 in consultation with the Town Council’s Audit and Governance Committee Information will be published on the Town Council’s website and will also […]


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 […]

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 […]

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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