Stowmarket Town Council
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Upcoming Events

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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.  

Tidy Town Team

Tidy Town Team – Community Litter Pick

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Grab your litter-pickers, do your high-vis jackets and join us in taking to the local streets, green spaces and grot spots to make this town a cleaner, tidier place to live, work and shop.

Latest News

Town Council offices – opening hours during August

During August, the Town Council offices will close at 12pm on Wednesdays. For the month of August, 2016 our opening hours shall be: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays – 9am to 5pm, Wednesdays – 9am to 12pm and Fridays – 9am to 4.30pm.

Vacancy – Operations & Estates Manager

We currently have a vacancy for a Operations & Estate Manager. Please click on the links below for an application form and supporting documentation. Operations and Estates Manager – Background Operations and Estates Manager – Job Description and Person Specification Application Form Equality and Diversity Policy For further information, please contact Michelle Marshall, Deputy Town Clerk on […]

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Tidy Town Team Community Litter Pick

Stowmarket Town Council are organising another Tidy Town Team community Litter Pick which will take place on Wednesday 13th July 2016 at 10:00 am.  Areas including Ipswich Street, Bury Street and Navigation Approach. The team will meet at 10:0 am at the Town Council Offices and all equipment will be provided. If you are interested […]

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Street and Town Trading Review Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE  Street and Town Trading Review Stowmarket Town Council is conducting a review of its Street and Town Trading Policy, including the Market Regulations. Draft proposals will be prepared in October 2016 in consultation with the Town Council’s Audit and Governance Committee Information will be published on the Town Council’s website and will also […]


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 […]

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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