Grant Awarded Via StowFund

22nd April 2024

Stowmarket Town Council are delighted to announce that we have recently awarded a grant to Jubilant! via our StowFund. We are proud that …

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Mayor’s April Blog

9th April 2024

Here in the centre of the Universe, aka Stowmarket, March has brought a return to the usual number of mayoral events. My consort …

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Catch Up Magazine 2024

8th April 2024

In spring 2022, Stowmarket Town Council launched a community-focused magazine created specifically for the people of Stowmarket. “Catch Up” magazine was delivered freely …

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Mayor’s March Blog

4th March 2024

February has been another quiet month for Mayoral duties here in the centre of the Universe also known as Stowmarket. But there are …

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Keep Stowmarket Tidy Week Returns!

27th February 2024

As spring blossoms, so does the commitment to maintaining a clean and green environment in Stowmarket. The third annual Keep Stowmarket Tidy Week …

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February 2024 Environment Forum Newsletter

21st February 2024

The Stowmarket Environment Forum brings together local councillors, residents and community groups who share an environmental interest. The newsletter from the Stowmarket Environment Forum meeting …

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Two Grants Awarded

22nd January 2024

Stowmarket Town Council are delighted to announce that we have recently awarded two grants via our StowFund and Stowmarket Environment Fund. We are …

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Mayor’s January Blog

11th January 2024

I can hardly believe that over half of my term as Mayor is already over here in the centre of the Universe also …

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Our 2023 Highlights!

21st December 2023

It’s been another exciting year at Stowmarket Town Council! Here’s just some of our highlights from 2023: Foodie Thursdays launched in April 2023. …

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2024 Events

19th December 2023

Our 2024 event dates have been announced:   Mayor’s Charity Quiz Night – Saturday 10th February Keep Stowmarket Tidy Week – Monday 1st …

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Mayor’s December Blog

8th December 2023

One of the most important functions of being Mayor is to represent the town at various Remembrance events here in the centre of …

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Community Tree Planting Day 2023

5th December 2023

This morning Stowmarket Town Council and Red Gables Volunteers of Stowmarket (Eco) planted six native mature trees along the Recreation Ground avenue. 6 …

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Catch Up Autumn Newsletter

17th November 2023

The latest issue of Catch Up is now available to read online or pick up a hard copy from the Food Museum, The Mix, John …

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Remembrance 2023

13th November 2023

The people of Stowmarket came out in their numbers this Remembrance to pay their respects to those who have suffered and lost their …

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Mayor’s November Blog

2nd November 2023

My Consort and I were pleased to represent the centre of the universe also known as Stowmarket at the Mayor of Ipswich’s Civic …

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October 2023 Environment Forum Newsletter

12th October 2023

The Stowmarket Environment Forum brings together local councillors, residents and community groups who share an environmental interest. The newsletter from the Stowmarket Environment Forum meeting …

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Mayor’s October Blog

11th October 2023

My Consort and I were pleased to represent the centre of the universe also known as Stowmarket at the Mayor of Sudbury’s Civic …

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Stowmarket Go Green Go Wild!

15th September 2023

In October half term Stowmarket Town Council will be holding an environmental themed, family fun day called ‘Go Green Go Wild’, to inspire …

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Mayor’s September Blog

12th September 2023

Because of the summer holidays, it’s been a relatively quiet period here in the centre of the Universe aka Stowmarket, but my Consort …

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Job Vacancy- Public Services Officer

1st September 2023

An exciting vacancy has arisen at Stowmarket Town Council for a Public Services Officer. The successful candidate will undertake the following duties and …

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Boundary Review In Stowmarket

17th August 2023

Stowmarket Town Council has requested a boundary review in which it is seeking the inclusion of the large, new Union Road housing development …

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Mayor’s August Blog

17th August 2023

It’s been another busy month, and my consort and I have attended an amazing range of wonderful events across the town. We’ve been …

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2022/23 Annual Report

18th July 2023

The 2022/23 annual report is now available to read online, or you can pick up a printed copy from: Milton House, Stowmarket Town …

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Town Mayor Nick Gowrley, with his consort at the food and drink festival. Crowd in the background.

Mayor’s July Blog

17th July 2023

In the short space I’ve been Mayor so much has happened. It’s only when you become Mayor that you fully appreciate the fantastic …

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June 2023 Environment Forum Newsletter

23rd June 2023

The Stowmarket Environment Forum brings together local councillors, residents and community groups who share an environmental interest. The newsletter from the Stowmarket Environment Forum meeting …

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Two Grants Awarded Via StowFund

15th June 2023

Stowmarket Town Council are delighted to announce that we have recently awarded two grants via our StowFund. We are proud that our StowFund …

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Catch Up magazine 2023

31st May 2023

In spring 2022, Stowmarket Town Council launched a community-focused magazine created specifically for the people of Stowmarket. “Catch Up” magazine was delivered freely …

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StowFiesta is a success!

30th May 2023

Thousands of local people attended StowFiesta this sunny bank holiday weekend, between 27th – 28th May to enjoy the free community festival of …

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Wild Areas are back!

12th May 2023

Our Wild Areas are back! Our Stowmarket Town Council Wild Areas initiative has committed 34,548 square metres to areas of rewilding on Town …

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Coronation & Cake in the rain!

9th May 2023

To celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III, crowds of residents came out to join in the festivities and rejoice together. The atmosphere …

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Memorial Stability

5th May 2023

From 30th May until 9th June 2023, Stowmarket Town Council will be testing the stability of memorials in Sections P, Q R and …

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Milton House

Notice of election

16th March 2023

Please click the below link to see the notice of election Notice of Election Stowmarket Town

Two grants awarded via StowFund

24th February 2023

Stowmarket Town Council are delighted to announce that we have recently awarded two grants to local community groups via our StowFund. We are …

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Our 2022 Highlights!

30th December 2022

It’s been another exciting year at Stowmarket Town Council! Here are 10 of our highlights: We won a Quality Gold Award from the …

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Stowmarket town centre filled with people and food traders

2023 Events

19th December 2022

Our 2023 event dates have been announced: Mayor’s Charity Chilli and Quiz Night – Saturday 21st January Keep Stowmarket Tidy Week – Monday …

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Community Tree Planting Day 2022

6th December 2022

This morning Stowmarket Town Council and Red Gables Volunteers of Stowmarket (Eco) planted six native mature trees along the Recreation Ground avenue. The …

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Mayor’s November Blog

30th November 2022

The first event to report on this month was a visit to The Mix to attend a very generous donation to Greenlights my …

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Remembrance 2022

21st November 2022

The people of Stowmarket came out in their numbers this Remembrance to pay their respects to those who have suffered and lost their …

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Mayor’s October Blog

31st October 2022

Heather and I have been to some very different but interesting things this month, starting with a teddy bears picnic at Red Gables …

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RBL Centenary Tree

28th October 2022

This morning Stowmarket and District Royal British Legion planted a tree in the Community Orchard at Milton House to mark the centenary of …

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Catch Up Autumn 2022

24th October 2022

The latest issue of our Catch Up newsletter is now available to read online, or pick up a hard copy from the Food …

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The Regal wins regional award!

11th October 2022

We’re very proud that The Regal has won the “best non-residential extension or alteration” for East Anglia at the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) …

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Mayor’s September Blog

30th September 2022

As expected August was a quieter month as people have been on holiday. But Heather and I attended a reception held at Tesco …

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Biodiversity Community Action Day 2022

20th September 2022

The first Biodiversity Community Action Day was held at the Old Cemetery, Stowmarket on Tuesday 21st September, 2021. Local schools, community groups, residents …

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Mayor’s August Blog

30th August 2022

It’s been a busy month for Heather and I, we’ve been out and about meeting lots of people in Stowmarket. We held the …

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Catch Up Newsletter Summer 2022

2nd August 2022

The latest issue of Catch Up is now available to read online. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Newsletter, we hope you enjoy …

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Mayor's July blog

Mayor’s July Blog

30th July 2022

As we continue with a busy schedule of events and meetings, the diary keeps filling up with more exciting things to attend. Heather …

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2021/22 Annual Report

26th July 2022

The 2021/22 annual report is now available to read online, or you can pick up a printed copy from:  Milton House, Stowmarket Town …

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Mayor's June blog

Mayor’s June blog

30th June 2022

What a most enjoyable and busy start Heather and I had to the month, the Platinum Jubilee events and the Carnival were great …

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Mayor’s May Blog

17th May 2022

Well, doesn’t time go really quickly, my eighteen months as Town Mayor draws to a close on the 18th of May. We held …

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Mayor’s April blog

30th April 2022

On Monday 28th March, Sarah and I attended the VivaVoices Easter Concert, where we enjoyed listening to the choir singing a mix of …

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Catch Up 2022

Catch Up 2022 released

27th April 2022

Our Catch Up magazine for 2022 will be winging its way to doormats across Stowmarket this week. You may notice that our community magazine …

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Mayor's March blog

Mayor’s March Blog

1st April 2022

Last month, I mentioned the Royal Naval Associations celebration to mark the adoption of H.M.S Borage in my article. I was very pleased …

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Stowmarket Town Awards Launched

31st March 2022

The Stowmarket Town Awards 2022-23 were launched on Thursday 31st March at The Regal! The Awards celebrate the unsung heroes of Stowmarket who …

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JOB VACANCY: Maintenance Assistant

24th March 2022

Maintenance Assistant Stowmarket Town Council are currently looking for a Maintenance Assistant who brings a host of transferable skills to join their small …

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Wild Areas: Rewilding Your Garden

17th March 2022

Local community groups, residents, schools and businesses across Stowmarket are being encouraged to give a piece of their gardens back to nature. Stowmarket …

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Mayor's February blog

Mayor’s February Blog

28th February 2022

February was a really quiet month for Mayoral engagements, with just one event to attend. Sarah and I were really pleased to attend …

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Mayor’s January Blog

31st January 2022

I know, by the time that you read this it will be the end of January already, however I wanted to update you …

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Stowie the Elf

24th December 2021

The time has come for Stowie the Elf to leave Stowmarket and re-join Santa in the North Pole until next year 🎅 Stowie …

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10 Highlights from 2021!

23rd December 2021

It’s been a busy year at Stowmarket Town Council, see below some of our highlights! 1.We have awarded over £11,000 worth of grants …

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Catch Up Winter 2021

22nd December 2021

The latest issue of Catch Up is now available to read online. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Newsletter, we hope you …

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Christmas opening times

20th December 2021

Town Council Reception will be closed for Christmas from 4pm Tuesday 21st December 2021to 9am Tuesday 4th January 2022. For Town Council enquiries …

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Event Schedule

Key Dates for 2022 released

13th December 2021

As we look ahead into the year, we wanted to share with you our key dates and events happening throughout the year. Further …

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Mayor’s December Blog

30th November 2021

At this time of year, there is much to reflect upon and going forward, a lot to look forward to. November, is always, …

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mayor and Deputy Lord Lieutenant Anthony Fairbanks Weston

Stowmarket Remembers

15th November 2021

The people of Stowmarket came out in their numbers this Remembrance to pay tribute to those who have lost their lives during conflict. …

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Stowmarket Boys Brigade

Two more StowFund awards given

4th November 2021

Stowmarket Town Council are delighted to announce that we have recently awarded two grants to local community groups via our StowFund. We are …

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Team Up to Clean Up

1st November 2021

On Saturday 30th October, Team Up to Clean Up, our community litter pick took place. Despite the terrible weather on the day, many …

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Mayor’s November Blog

1st November 2021

The month of October resulted in the weather turning autumnal and rather rainy! I have been very busy this month once again, attending …

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Remembrance in Stowmarket

26th October 2021

In partnership with the Stowmarket and District Royal British Legion and Stowmarket Parish Church, the Town Council is holding a full programme of …

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Catch Up Autumn 2021

15th October 2021

The third issue of Catch Up is now available to read online. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the magazine, we hope you …

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Mayor's October blog

Mayor’s October Blog

1st October 2021

Where did the summer go? Time has moved quickly along, events have come and gone! Sarah and I are delighted to let you …

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Bird and bug boxes

First Bio 100 Day a Success!

24th September 2021

In partnership with the Museum of East Anglian Life and Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Stowmarket Town Council held the first Biodiversity 100 Day at …

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2020/21 Annual Report

20th September 2021

The 2020/21 annual report is now available to read online, or you can pick up a printed copy from: 📖 Milton House, Stowmarket …

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Two community grants launched

6th September 2021

Two community-focused funding schemes have been launched by Stowmarket Town Council. Stowmarket Town Council are keen to help charities, groups and organisations by …

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Mayor’s September blog

2nd September 2021

Our Charity Cycle Fundraiser had to be postponed at short notice at the end of July. We were isolating with our son Daniel …

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Winners and their family and friends in the Market Place listening to Mayor Keith Scarff.

Ready, Stow… Grow! winners

19th August 2021

This morning Mayor Keith Scarff presented prizes to each of the winners of our Ready, Stow… Grow! competition. Thank you to Emma’s Florist …

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Councillor Nick Gowrley, the speed indicator device, Mayor Keith Scarff and Deputy Town Clerk / Head of Operations, Michael Marriott.

Speed Indicator Devices Installed

17th August 2021

After concerns were raised by local residents regarding speeding motor vehicles in Needham Road, Combs Lane and Onehouse Road, Stowmarket Town Council took …

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creating a wildlife friendly allotment

National Allotment Week

13th August 2021

It’s National Allotment Week! Having an allotment is a great addition to your sustainable lifestyle. It means you know exactly where you food …

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Evie is off to Tokyo!

4th August 2021

Last week we were lucky enough to join Paralympian Evie Edwards at her regular training session in our Community Centre. Evie is a …

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Mayor’s August blog

2nd August 2021

It’s great to finally see live sporting events back again in the UK and around the world, even if Italy did win the …

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Mayor’s July Blog

12th July 2021

Summer has finally brought some much needed warm weather, allowing us to venture out with family and friends to enjoy the sunshine outdoors. …

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Mayor Keith Scarff outside the Regal

Catch Up Summer Newsletter

30th June 2021

Our summer Catch Up newsletter is now available to view online! Read about town news, events, your community and the local environment.

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June’s Environment Forum

18th June 2021

The Stowmarket Environment Forum brings together local councillors, residents and community groups who share an environmental interest.  The Forum meets three times per …

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Mayor's June Blog

Mayor’s June blog

7th June 2021

Stowmarket, like all other towns has sprung back into life, with non-essential retail opening its doors again. What a relief! We have reached …

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Pride Month begins

7th June 2021

Last week you may have seen the Progress Pride Flag flying in Stowmarket town centre. This is to mark the start of Pride …

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The Regal are hiring!

3rd June 2021

The Regal are hiring a new Catering Assistant. Please see the Job Description and Person Specification here. This permanent position will have a …

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2 SARS first responders in full kit walking towards the camera

SARS receive £500 StowFund grant

19th May 2021

We’re pleased to announce that our StowFund community grant has awarded Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) £500. SARS is a voluntary emergency medical …

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Illustration of people litter picking

Stowmarket Litter Hubs Launched

17th May 2021

As part of our Keep Stowmarket Tidy initiative and in response to the recent survey we are launching litter picking hubs across Stowmarket …

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Rewilding Stowmarket

10th May 2021

Stowmarket Town Council have taken the decision to extend areas of rewilding on Town Council land to include a total area of 6,124 …

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Return of the Regal

7th May 2021

The Regal Theatre in Stowmarket will re-open its doors to the public at the end of this month following a £3.6 million expansion …

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Thank you Stowmarket Superheroes!

8th April 2021

Keep Stowmarket Tidy Week was seven exciting days of community action to clean up our lovely town. Back by popular demand, our Stowmarket Superheroes returned …

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Catch Up spring/summer

1st April 2021

The second edition of Catch Up is now available to read online. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the magazine, we hope you …

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cartoon superhero putting a takeaway coffee cup in a litter bin. A speech bubble reads keep stowmarket tidy week, monday 22nd to sunday 28th march.

Keep Stowmarket Tidy Week

1st March 2021

Keep Stowmarket Tidy Week (Monday 22nd – Sunday 28th March) will be seven days of community action to clean up our lovely town. …

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Community Centre reopening information

25th February 2021

Stowmarket Community Centre will partially reopen to specific lockdown exempt activities, services and support groups from Monday 29th March 2021. In response to …

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2021 Events Update

25th February 2021

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic the Town Council have had to take the difficult decision to postpone the Food and Drink Festival …

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February’s Environment Forum

9th February 2021

The Stowmarket Environment Forum brings together local councillors, residents and community groups who share an environmental interest.  The Forum meets three times per …

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Milton House in the frost

Milton House Closure

5th January 2021

In light of the government announcement last night, we have taken the decision to close Milton House from 4pm today until further notice. …

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Stowmarket Community Centre Closure

4th January 2021

Since we entered Tier 4 Stowmarket Community Centre has been partially closed, only remaining open for specific exempt activities; services and support groups. …

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10 HIGHLIGHTS OF 2020

10 highlights of 2020

31st December 2020

As 2020 draws to an end we wanted to share with you some of our highlights from the year! 1. At the start …

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Milton House in the frost

Christmas closing times

21st December 2020

Stowmarket Town Council Reception will be closed from 4pm Tuesday 22nd December 2020 to 9am Monday 4th January 2021.  For Town Council enquiries …

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Catch Up December Newsletter

16th December 2020

Our December Catch Up newsletter is now available to view online! Read about town news, events, your community and the local environment.

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Rooting for our Future

8th December 2020

In 2018, the Town Council commissioned Hallwood Associates to undertake a canopy cover survey. This meant surveying the current trees to determine how …

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Stay Safe and Shop Stowmarket

2nd December 2020

Stowie is encouraging you to stay safe, shop Stowmarket and support our local businesses this Christmas. Stowmarket enjoys a high street full of …

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Stowie at the North pole

Stowie Saves Christmas

12th November 2020

We have received spectacular news from Santa! He didn’t want Stowmarket to miss out on an exciting Christmas due to the impact of …

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Remembrance Sunday Service

11th November 2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic we marked Remembrance Sunday a little differently in Stowmarket this year. The event usually compromises of a parade …

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Remembrance in Stowmarket

5th November 2020

We will be marking Remembrance differently in Stowmarket this year, as a consequence of Covid-19 restrictions and social-distancing rules. There will be a …

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Stowmarket Market Thrives

The Market in Lockdown

3rd November 2020

With the announcement that we will be entering another national lockdown from Thursday 5th November, we have regrettably had to scale back our …

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Milton House

Milton House Reception Closure

2nd November 2020

As we prepare to enter another lockdown, Stowmarket Town Council will be closing Milton House reception from 4pm on Tuesday 3rd November and, …

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Christmas Celebrations

30th October 2020

Like every event in 2020, Stowmarket’s Christmas celebrations will look a bit different this year. Due to Covid restrictions, the town council has …

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Mayor Keith Scarff

New Stowmarket Mayor Elected

29th October 2020

Councillor Keith Scarff was elected Stowmarket Town Mayor by his fellow Councillors on Wednesday 28th October at the Annual Town Meeting, conducted partially …

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Every Day We’re Wombling…!

24th September 2020

We were thrilled to support Pequod Associates with their voluntary litter pick last week. With homemade costumes, a fantastic community spirit and 9 …

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Allotment Voucher Winner Presentation

18th September 2020

This afternoon Stowmarket Town Mayor, Paul Ekpenyong, presented the winner of the allotment users questionnaire with his vouchers! Mr Jackson’s completed questionnaire was …

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Mayor Awards Certificate

Mayor Awards Winners

4th September 2020

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination to the Mayor Awards COVID-19 edition! We were overwhelmed by the number of nominations we …

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Looking down Ipswich Street at the crowds at Food & Drink Festival

Shop Local, Shop Stowmarket

12th August 2020

As part of the government’s Enjoy Summer Safely campaign on Monday they launched Shop Local Week (10th-16th August). Shoppers are being encouraged to …

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VJ Day 75 Commemorations

12th August 2020

On Saturday 15th August Stowmarket Town Councillors and invited guests will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of VJ (Victory over Japan) Day. Wreaths …

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Lease our Community Facility

31st July 2020

Stowmarket Town Council invites expressions of interest to lease our unique facility which utilises two 40ft shipping containers to form a centre for …

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Milton House

Milton House Reception Reopens

20th July 2020

Following the latest government advice, from today, Milton House reception is once again open to the public after closing due to the Covid-19 …

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The Mayor signing in at the Petite Pancake Picnic

Town Mayor’s July Blog

20th July 2020

It’s been lovely to see our Town Centre coming back to life. The market on Saturday was the busiest it has been for …

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We’re reopening play areas!

30th June 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement, all play areas in Stowmarket will be reopening on 4th July. The social distancing guidelines of maintaining at …

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Community Centre reopening

25th June 2020

Following the latest government announcement, we are pleased to confirm that Stowmarket Community Centre will be reopening on Monday 20th July. In the …

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Councillors around the table at full council meeting

Notice of vacancy in office of Councillor

11th June 2020

If by 1 July, 2020, (14 days after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

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New Food Bank Drop Off Point

3rd April 2020

We are thrilled to report that since our urgent appeal, the food bank has seen an increase in both food and monetary donations. …

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Still Trading: Stowmarket Market

2nd April 2020

Stowmarket Market will continue to operate, albeit on a reduced scale, during the Covid-19 pandemic. The market will be open on Thursdays and …

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URGENT Plea for Food Bank Donations

26th March 2020

Stowmarket Town Council is issuing an urgent plea to all residents for food bank donations. During this coronavirus pandemic, Stowmarket Food Bank, which …

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Play area closure

24th March 2020

In line with Boris Johnson’s statement last night, resulting in a nationwide lock-down, all play areas in Stowmarket are now closed. This includes, …

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Stowmarket Food Bank

23rd March 2020

To support the most vulnerable in the local community, Stowmarket Town Council is working closely with Stowmarket Food Bank, run by New Life …

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We’re Recruiting!

20th February 2020

Communities Engagement Coordinator Stowmarket Town Council is highly ambitious and is seeking to recruit for a Communities Engagement Coordinator to help deliver a varied and …

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Suffolk ProHelp

18th February 2020

Suffolk ProHelp are a countywide network of professional firms who offer free professional and strategic advice to voluntary organisations and community groups in …

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Storm Dennis Update

14th February 2020

Please see below update from UK Power Networks. Unfortunately you may have seen that we are once again facing high winds and bad …

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Cemeteries Closure

13th February 2020

Due to suspected high winds this weekend we anticipate closing the Cemeteries from 9am on  Saturday 15th February 2020 until safe to open. …

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Civil Parking Enforcement

13th February 2020

Civil Parking Enforcement (CPE) starts across Suffolk on 6th April 2020. For more information, please view the article below. CPE Councillor briefing FAQs

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Town Mayor’s February Blog

10th February 2020

We are now well and truly in 2020 although January was a relatively quiet month in the Mayoral calendar. The main event for …

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Proposed design of redeveloped Regal Theatre

Regal Theatre News

30th January 2020

Work on the £3.6m project to enhance and develop Stowmarket’s Regal theatre, with three modern cinema screens, a new café and bar as …

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Cllr Ekpenyong with New Life Church handing out hampers

Town Mayor’s January Blog

15th January 2020

The Christmas season is well and truly over.  We went to many carol services in the town and elsewhere in Suffolk and enjoyed …

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Memorial stones in graveyard

Unstable Memorials

19th December 2019

The safety of visitors to the Cemetery is of paramount importance. Stowmarket Town Council regularly undertakes checks of headstones and after a recent …

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Christmas Lights Switch On 2019

22nd November 2019

On Friday 22nd November 2019, Stowmarket Town Council hosted the annual Christmas Lights Switch On. In previous years, there have been two separate …

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Collectors from the RBL pub collection

Town Mayors November Blog

12th November 2019

I took this picture walking up Station Road West on a beautiful Sunday morning in October.  There are some lovely vistas of Stowmarket …

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Mayor with members of "Gears & Beers" cycle team

Town Mayor’s October Blog

24th October 2019

After the lull of the late summer months the activity level picked up again markedly in September as expected.  There were several really …

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Town Mayors September Blog

24th September 2019

It’s been a rather quiet period following from a very hectic July/early August.  I guess with the holiday season in full swing that …

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Ghostbuster float from Stowmarket Carnival

Town Mayors August Blog

24th August 2019

  The undoubted highlight of the past month has to be my Civic Service which took place on Sunday July 21st at the Salvation …

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Looking down Ipswich Street at the crowds at Food & Drink Festival

Town Mayors July Blog

24th July 2019

What a truly wonderful day it was on the Sunday of our second Food and Drink Festival. We were delighted to welcome our …

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