Stowmarket Town Council
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Upcoming Events

Snapshot: The Museum at 50

25/03/2017 – 29/10/2017

The Museum of East Anglian Life is marking the 50th anniversary of the museum with a special exhibition which captures an intimate portrait of the museum as it is in 2017. ‘Snapshot: the Museum at 50’ is a photographic exhibition which tells the stories of over 100 people who currently volunteer and work at the […]

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

Chief & PCC on Tour 2017

11.00 am - 2.00pm

Suffolk Constabulary Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore will be visiting Stowmarket Meadow Centre.  Residents will have the chance to discuss with them the policing service we receive in Stowmarket.


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

Latest News

What a GREAT get together!

Stowmarket came together to celebrate ‘all that we have in common’ last Saturday for the Great Get Together. The town took part in the national Great Get Together event which is held in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox. The main aim of the event was to bring communities together and celebrate all that unites […]

Are you interested at trading at the Stowmarket Christmas events?

Stowmarket Town Council are coordinating 2 Christmas events again this year.  The Lights Switch On event takes place on Friday 24th November and SnowFiesta Christmas Market on Saturday 9th December.  Both events are hugely popular and attract large footfalls.  We are always looking for new traders for our Christmas events – be it independent craft […]

Mayor and Veterans standing by Memorial Gates

Veterans Gather To Remember Falkland’s War

On Friday 16th June, over a hundred-people attended a Service of Commemoration at Stowmarket’s St Peter and St Mary’s church to mark the end of the Falklands War thirty-five years ago in 1982.  The war, which saw 74 days of bitter fighting to re-take the islands after Argentine had invaded in a dispute over sovereignty, […]

Cllr Barry Salmon and Cllr Heather Salmon on the cemetery driveway

Re-surfaced Cemetery Driveway

  Councillors Heather and Barry Salmon took the opportunity to view the newly resurfaced driveway of the Cemetery, Violet Hill Road, Stowmarket. The driveway to the cemetery was resurfaced last week and the overall appearance of the site has greatly been enhanced.  Most importantly, the risks associated with the previous poor condition of the driveway have been significantly […]

Transformation Tuesday

The Operations team have transformed the railings along Lavenham Way. Stowmarket Town Council place a high value on serving the needs of the people of the town and improving the aesthetics of the town. The Council recently received a request from a local resident commenting of the poor state of the railings in 2 locations […]

New Mayor for Stowmarket

We are delighted to announce that Councillor Dave Muller became the new Mayor for Stowmarket on Wednesday, 3rd May at the Town Council’s Annual meeting, taking over from Councillor Barry Humphreys MBE, who had served the town so well as Mayor for 2016/2017.  

Tree in the Market Place

The tree in the Market Place has had barriers placed around it  for some time now;  the reason for this is that the uneven paving slabs caused by the tree roots has presented a significant hazard to pedestrians.   Indeed there have been a number of incidents where pedestrians have tripped on the uneven slabs, sometimes […]

Re-development of Regal Theatre

Stowmarket Town Council is seeking financial support from Mid Suffolk and Babergh District Councils towards the re-development of the Regal Theatre in Stowmarket. The Town Council has already commissioned a site options appraisal that was conducted by Burrell Foley Fischer LLP and which identified a preferred option involving the extension of the theatre. Town Clerk, […]

Millfields Football Development

Suffolk County Council has submitted two Section 77 applications for Secretary of State approval to enable the former Stowmarket Middle School Playing Field to be used and operated by the Suffolk Football Association. Stowmarket Town Council, Mid Suffolk District Council and the Suffolk FA have undertaken a feasibility study to examine proposals for the re-development […]

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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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