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Upcoming Events

Stowmarket Local History Group – The History of a Finborough Road House


Stowmarket Local History Group – The History of a Finborough Road House By Geoff and Jill Marchant This is about the history of their house, and the development and changes in the house over it’s lifetime to the current day.   Meetings are held at 7:30pm at Stowmarkt Community Centre, Hillside, Stowmarket, IP14 2BD Members […]

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. £5.00 per session Refreshments available For more information, contact 01473 345350


10.30am - 12.30pm

Thinking of volunteering? Red Gables hosts a weekly drop-in centre every Thursday from 10:30am – 12:30pm for would be volunteers and organisations to come together Redwoods Red Gables Ipswich Road Stowmarket IP14 1BE For details please contact 01449 673947

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

Whistlecraft by Pip Wright – Stowmarket Local History Group


Whistlecraft by Pip Wright An illustrated talk about the true story of a notorious family from Rickinghall and Hinderclay in Suffolk- a tale of poaching, murder, heavy drinking and intrigue.   Meeting are held at 7:30pm at Hillside Community Centre, Stowmarket IP14 2BD. Members £1, non members £3:50 For further details contact Jeannette Baldry: 01449 […]

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Greater Anglia Service Disruptions

Passengers on Greater Anglia’s rural routes are continuing to experience massive disruptions to their services. Please follow the below useful link to assist passengers in keeping updated:

Unsafe Headstones

The safety of visitors to the Cemetery is of paramount importance. Stowmarket Town Council regularly undertakes checks of headstones and after a recent assessment a number of them have been assessed as unsafe. A list of these can be found by clicking here. Whenever you see a sign beside a headstone, it means that the […]

Stowmarket Community Centre Frontage

Applications are invited for works to the front elevation and new disabled access arrangements to create a more welcoming and inclusive front entrance to the Stowmarket Community Centre. The works include new steps, new ramp, new wall finishes, lighting and signage. Further details about the project and how to apply can be found by clicking […]

Stowmarket Christmas Lights Switch On

Friday 22nd November – The OFFICIAL start of Christmas in Stowmarket On the evening of Friday 22nd November, Christmas really begins in Stowmarket. Santa & his Reindeer are at the Museum, the launch of the Christmas Tree Festival at the Parish Church, an Ice Rink & Festive Market in the town, Christmas Crafts at the […]

Communities Team November Update

This month has been a busy one with lots going on within the community. Stow stories was launched on Saturday 5th October. A market place stall provided information about this project and signposted people to the John Peel Centre which is being supported by The Ipswich Archives Sharing Suffolk Stories initiative. The JPC was buzzing […]

Revolve 24 Cycling Event

On Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September, the 4-man Team of Gears and Beers will be cycling the equivalent elevation of Mount Everest – that’s 8,848m! The challenge will be taking place at Brands Hatch as part of the Revolve 24 challenge.  With each 3.9km lap of the circuit, a rider will achieve an elevation […]

Annual Grants Scheme

Grants Up For Grabs! Up to £10,000 is being made available to community groups, charities and projects as Stowmarket Town Council has launched their annual grants scheme. The grants scheme looks to fund local organisations for projects and initiatives that will benefit the residents of Stowmarket.  The maximum grant that can be applied for is […]

Mayor’s Update – June 2019

Mayor’s Piece – June 2019 The time has really flown by since the mayoral baton was passed onto me by Linda Baxter our previous Mayor. Since May 15th, when I took over the reins, it has been quite a hectic time. My first official engagement was to pop along to Buildbase in Stowmarket to support […]

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