Stowmarket Town Council
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Upcoming Events

Stowmarket & District Monday Club

17/10/2016 – 26/06/2017
7:30pm - 9:30pm

A club for adults with learning difficulties and meet each Monday from 7:30-9:30pm at the Community Hub in Crown Street. We are run entirely by volunteers and new members and helpers are always very welcome. If you would like further information, please contact us on 01449 672123 or just come along on a Monday evening. […]

Stowmarket Sugarcraft Club

14/11/2016 – 12/06/2017

Club member Gemma Parker recently demonstrated how to create an ombre cake.. She proceeded to create a centre piece to out do anything on The Great British Bake Off….   If you would like to join us, we meet on the second Monday of every month in St Mary’s Hall on wolsey Road at 7:30pm. […]

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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

Ahoy! Stowmarket Chorale

7:00 pm

Songs for the Mary Rose Featuring the choirs of South Lee School, Rougham Primary School & Finborough Primary School Saturday 25th February 2017 at 7pm Tickets £8. Children FREE!


10:00am - 1:00pm

Thinking of volunteering? Red Gables is setting up a monthly drop-in centre for would be volunteers and organisations to come together Redwoods Red Gables Ipswich Road Stowmarket IP14 1BE For details please contact Elaine or Suzanne 01449 673947 Last Thursday of the month

Mid Suffolk Camera Club


Meetings are at 2:30pm on the first Tuesday of the month at Stowmarket Community Centre. Mid Suffolk Camera Club welcome new members. For further information please contact Ann Evans on 01728 861566

Indoor Boot Sale


The next season of Saturday Indoor Boot Sales in St Peter’s Hall (next to the library)… 4th March 2016 Open from 9am-noon Tables £5 each and can be booked by calling 01449 678623. Refreshments are served throughout the morning. In aid of the parish church’s 3Rs Project of Restoration, Renovation and Reordering. Twitter: @stowmarketcofe Facebook:

Stowmarket Half Marathon and Junior Fun Run


Date: Sunday 19th March 2017 Event: Stowmarket Half Marathon and Junior Fun Run 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 […]

Latest News


Standing List of Contractors – April, 2017 to December, 2021

Stowmarket Town Council is inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced Contractors wishing to be considered for inclusion in the Town Councils’ Standing List of Contractors.  Stowmarket Town Council are responsible for a number of buildings, including the following:  Milton House, The Regal Cinema, Community Centre, Community Café, and Maintenance Depot. Works for the […]

Winter Pressures on the NHS

Message from our NHS partners Our doctors, nurses and paramedics are under a lot of pressure today, and they are asking for your help. Most of the people we are seeing at the hospital’s Emergency Departments and at the GP surgeries need a lot of time to make sure they are treated well. This is […]


Cemetery Maintenance

Stowmarket Town Council strives to maintain the cemetery on Violet Hill Road as a place of peace, tranquillity and remembrance for the enjoyment of all. In the busy town of Stowmarket the cemetery provides an oasis of calm and serenity and has become a haven for a wide variety of native flora and fauna. The […]

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Grit Bins

  As we are in the middle of winter, Stowmarket Town Council wish  to remind residents of our Snow and Ice Clearance Scheme.  If a suitable location can be identified and a volunteer scheme established, the Town Council will provide grit bins, snow shovels and hi-vis jackets. For further information, please contact Michael Marriott on […]

We Need More Adults…

If you’re female aged 18-65 and want to do something new and different every week – join us. Do you love camping, doing crafts, singing silly songs, having fun? So do we! If you enjoy working with children and young adults aged five to 16 – then look no further. If you enjoy trying new […]

Recycling Unwanted Items

To save filling up the landfill sites unnecessarily we can offer you another option when clearing out.  There are collecting boxes in Stowmarket Parish Church, at the library, Stowmarket Town Council offices and Hillside Community Centre for you to put any of these unwanted items in. Any UK or foreign currency of any age Jewellery: […]

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 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 […]