Stowmarket Town Council
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Upcoming Events

Give Blood – Blood Donation Session

12.20pm to 3.10pm and 4.30pm to 7.30pm

A blood donation session will be held on Friday, 31st May 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.    

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New Age Kurling

10.30am to 12.30pm

ActivSuffolk presents New Age Kurling at the John Peel Centre, every Wednesday.

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.  


10.00 - 16.30

A day of live Blues music, with a CAMRA real ale bar. For more information click here

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17/06/2016 – 18/06/2016

Stowmarket’s annual free community music and entertainment extravaganza, StowFiesta, takes place this year at Chilton Fields on the evening of Friday 17th June and from midday on Saturday 18th. The Friday night is sponsored by Buildbase & kicks off at 7.30pm and will feature live music from two excellent covers bands, Stiff in the Morning and Camelfoot Raiders. There […]

Latest News

Countdown to the Stowmarket Town Awards – only 5 more weeks for nominations!

Do you know a person or group of people who are truly outstanding? If so, why not nominate them for a Stowmarket Town Award?   There are 10 categories available covering business, community, sport and the environment. Further details can be found by clicking here. Nominations forms are available to download by clicking here. Hard copies […]

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Want to play the main stage at our festival???

Stowmarket Town Council in partnership with the John Peel Centre are giving one act the chance to play the opening set on the Saturday of the StowFiesta music festival on 18th June at Stowmarket’s Chilton Fields. Whether you’re a singer songwriter or a ten piece band, you can enter our completion to play on our professional stage […]


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 […]


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