Stowmarket Town Council
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Upcoming Events

Stowmarket Town & Riverside Walk – One Life Suffolk Health Walks

08/04/2019 – 10/06/2019

A free, easy, 60 minute guided walk designed to help you get more active. Open to people of all fitness levels. No need to book just turn up! The walk starts and finishes at St Peter & St Mary’s Church, Church Walk, IP14 1ET – with the opportunity for tea, coffee and chat afterwards. Dogs on […]

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

Stowmarket Local History Group – The Restoration of a Model T Ford


Stowmarket Local History Group The restoration of a model T Ford by Barry Emms. The restoration of this historic car, down to its nuts and bolts and back up again.  I’m told the talk is not just for men, all will find it interesting!   Meetings are held at 7:30 at Hillside Community Centre, Stowmarket, […]

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Stowmarket Walk Together

To celebrate the OVO Energy Women’s Tour coming to Stowmarket, the Communities team have created “Stowmarket Walk Together Trail”. As well as promoting health and well-being, this is trail is ideal for discovering more about Stowmarket and some of the fantastic offerings we have here in the town, whilst getting active by walking. We have […]

Have Your Say!

Have your say on Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council’s Joint Area Parking Plan! Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council have recently begun a Joint Area Parking Plan Consultation in which Stowmarket Town Council are very much involved. An application has been made to the government, to transfer responsibility for parking enforcement across Suffolk, from […]

Public Health Suffolk Launch New Stop Smoking Campaign for Suffolk Employees

Public Health Suffolk has launched a new campaign designed to help employees in Suffolk to quit smoking. An estimated 1 in 4 people in routine and manual occupations smoke, compared with 1 in 10 people in managerial and professional occupations (Public Health England 2018). In Suffolk three people a day die due to smoking related […]

Pedal Power for Stowmarket

Pedal Power for Stowmarket Stowmarket will play host to the finish of the opening stage of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour on Monday 10 June 2019, with the race route passing through several Mid Suffolk locations. Mid Suffolk District Council will be working in partnership with Suffolk County Council to host stages of the OVO […]

Opt-in for Funded School Travel

Is your child eligible for Suffolk County Council funded school travel? Suffolk’s School Travel Policy has been amended, so it is important that you understand how this might affect your child’s eligibility for funded school travel from September 2019.  TO find out more visit If your child is eligible for funded school travel you now […]

OVO Energy Women’s Tour returns to Suffolk

Suffolk to host opening stage of 2019 OVO Energy Women’s Tour Suffolk will host the opening stage of the 2019 OVO Energy Women’s Tour on Monday 10 June, marking the fifth time that the race has visited the county. The county also becomes the first venue to be confirmed for the 2020 edition of the […]

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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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