Stowmarket Town Council
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Upcoming Events

More old photos from the Archives – Stowmarket Local History Group


More old photos from the Archives – A look through Ivan Codd’s photo albums. By Steve Williams   Meetings are held at 7:30 at Hillside Community Centre. Members £1, non members £3:50. For further details contact Jeannette Baldry :01449 675271.

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


10.30am - 12.30pm

Thinking of volunteering? Red Gables hosts a weekly drop-in centre for would be volunteers and organisations to come together Redwoods Red Gables Ipswich Road Stowmarket IP14 1BE For details please contact Sue on 01449 673947 facebook/volunteerredgables

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

Bring & Show – Stowmarket Local History Group


Bring & Show – members own collections Please bring along any Local History items you would like to share with the group Meetings are held at 7:30 at Hillside Community Centre. Members £1, non members £3:50. For further details contact Jeannette Baldry :01449 675271.

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Station Road West closure information & alternative bus stops

Station Road West will be closed from today until 23rd November, during the closure, all First Stowmarket services will operate as normal to Stowmarket Market Place, then via Tavern Street, Finborough Road, Onehouse Road and Windemere Road to St Peters Road. First buses will be unable to serve any of the stops on St Edmunds Road or Silverdale Avenue. First […]

Surfacing and Safety Improvements at Ex-Aldi Car Park, Stowmarket

Works on surfacing and safety improvements at the Ex-Aldi Car Park, Stowmarket are due to commence on Monday 29th October. The structural resurfacing work will include drainage improvements, replacement of damaged or missing pedestrian safety bollards, broken “blister” paving, in addition to re-lining the parking bays and roadways. Subject to weather conditions, the work will […]

Refuse collections

Mid Suffolk District Council has reported that refuse collections will be delayed by one day this week in some areas. They apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience. For more information (

Suffolk County Council Budget Consultation

Suffolk County Council’s budget consultation for the 2019/2020 financial year is now live and can be accessed by visiting The web page features an introductory video from Richard Smith (Cabinet Member for Finance and Assets) and offers a smartphone-style interactive tool that enables residents to see how much services cost and learn more about how the […]

STC Communities team become Dementia Friends

  Stowmarket Town Council Communities Team are now Dementia Friends.  They received excellent, informative training from Dementia Friends and are now ready to support the town to Live Well with Dementia. We would encourage all of our local businesses to take part in the Dementia Friends scheme, making our town more accessible for all of […]

Rookery Bowls Club to launch community hub

Stowmarket Rookery Bowls Club are set to launch a community hub, backed by funding from various sources including Mid Suffolk District Council and Stowmarket Town Council.  The club already visits care homes in the area to put on sessions, but is currently updating its building at Finborough Road in the town to provide a fully accessible […]

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If you have an issue that you need to report to Suffolk County Council, such as a problem with a highway or footpath (including potholes, faulty street lights or issues with road signs) or flooding, please click on the link below.

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