Stowmarket Town Council
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Upcoming Events


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

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

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

Community Litter Pick


Community Litter Pick Meet at 10am at the Town Council Offices Spruce up Stowmarket Lets work together to make this town a cleaner, tidy place to live, work and visit All equipment will be provided Please wear suitable clothing, strong footwear and trousers Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult

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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 […]

Could you help make a difference for young families?

Home-Start is one of the leading family support charities in the UK.  Home-Start volunteers help families with young children deal with the challenges they face. We support parents as they learn to cope, improve their confidence and build better lives for their children.  Families struggling with post-natal depression, isolation, physical health problems, bereavement and many other […]

Councillor Anne Whybrow

Councillor Mrs Anne Whybrow. It is with regret we have been informed of the sad death of our former Town Councillor, Anne Whybrow who served as Mayor of the town 2008 – 2009 and 2012 – 2013.  Our heartfelt condolences go to her husband, David and family.

Stowmarket… on Sea!

Stowmarket Town Council brings the seaside to Stowmarket, when they hold the town’s annual Beach Party event on 1st September at the Recreation Ground. The free to enter community event will see all the fun of the seaside with live music, donkey rides, punch & judy, a giant sand pit, circus skills workshopp, bouncy castles, face painting and lots […]

Annual Electoral Register Canvass 2018

From the 20th July, 2018, Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils will be sending every household in your area an annual canvas form to collect information about residents who are eligible to vote. Please see below for further details.

Enjoy A Day Out!

Following funding from Suffolk Community Foundation BSEVC are able to offer trips to those aged 60 or over for just £5 person!

The Stowmarket Food & Drink Festival

Food & Drink Festival – a huge success!   The sun was shining on the Stowmarket Food & Drink Festival, held on Sunday, 1st July. Thousands of people sampled the wide range of food and drink on offer which included a Prosecco bar, vegan food, world foods, wild game meat, gluten free, a hog roast and […]

Grants up for grabs!

Up to £7,500 is being made available to community groups, charities and projects as Stowmarket Town Council launches their annual grants scheme today  (2nd July). 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 £500.  It is […]

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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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