What is this Event About? Stowmarket Meadlands Men’s Shed (SMMS) will be a larger version of the typical man’s shed in the garden. It will be a place where members will feel at home and can work on projects of their own choosing at their own pace, in a safe, friendly and inclusive environment. SMMS […]

Ipswich Town are preparing to tweak their approach in the Championship next season, with the signing of cultured Portsmouth centre-back Adam Webster.

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 […]

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley has swooped to sign former Leiston striker Emmanuel Osei, while transfer-listing veteran midfielder Kem Izzet and releasing Jordan Patrick, Ollie Brown and Ollie Mann.

Twenty new members of teaching staff have got used to their surroundings following a large recruitment process at a Suffolk school.

Sunshine, averaging over 1635 hours[29] a year, is amongst the highest for inland areas of Britain. Annual rainfall totals average below 575mm, with over 1mm of rain falling on 109.4 days.[30] All averages refer to the observation period 1971-2000.

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The Regal Theatre Cinema has been in operation in the Town Centre for over fifty years,[20] offering films, concerts and theatre productions.

Stowmarket has a maritime climate type as is typical for the bulk of the British Isles. Wattisham is the nearest official weather station, about 4 miles south south west of Stowmarket Town centre.

When he takes to the roads in a charity bike ride next month, cyclist Danny Driver is expecting to stand out amongst the sea of high tech bicycles and Lycra.

Read some of our top picks for a relaxing spot of fishing in East Anglia.

Step free access between platforms is via level crossing

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 […]

Suffolk County Council has built a road from the Central Roundabout, a short distance to the east of Stowmarket, to Gipping Way in central Stowmarket at a cost of £21 million.[16] The scheme was completed in summer 2010. The new road bridges the railway line and the River Gipping.[17]

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Childminders Alice Ruscoe and Victoria Fosker are launching their own children’s nursery after securing a loan from NatWest.

Another picturesque Suffolk village is gearing up for a High Court battle over heavily-contested plans to build a housing estate in the countryside.

Please note that assistance is only available during the station staffed hours (see above), unless pre-booked.

It’s time to grab the sun cream and a hat as Suffolk is enjoying a September scorcher - with temperatures reaching 25C (77F) in the west of the county today.

A teacher at a former Suffolk boarding school who “systematically groomed and sexually abused” eight boys more than 30 years ago has been jailed for 21 years.

Route planning around the station including maps and platforms

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  website@stowmarket.org  

In 1909 Stowmarket High School was founded. Since then the school has taught many students.

Locally made handicrafts. Come and find something unusual for your home or a gift for a friend. If you are interested in having a stall please email:   sue@delf.freeserve.co.uk, or call:   01449 613224  

The town takes its name from the Old English word stōw meaning ‘principal place’, and was granted a market charter in 1347 by Edward III. A bi-weekly market is still held there today on Thursday and Saturday.

Haughley United winning the Suffolk FA Senior Cup final would be a feat talked about for years, according to manager Jason Cook.

There’s a touch of early Black Rebel Motorcycle Club about these Londoners – and their darkly woozy, garage rock n’ roll.  Preceding their debut LP (due out in March) Runway provides a sharp, yet atmospheric taste of what’s to come. Thursday 22nd September 2016 Tickets £6 via WeGotTickets or Box Office 01449 774678 On The […]

The former Corn Exchange underwent a £1m refurbishment in 2012 to become a music venue, art gallery and theatre named the John Peel Centre for Creative Arts.[21] It is named after the late influential DJ and broadcaster who lived just outside the town.[22][23]

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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

The biggest game of the SIL season so far takes place at Greshams Sports & Social Club tonight, when leaders Achilles travel to Crane Sports.

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

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 […]

The 2016/17 season fixtures have been released by the English Football League for the Championship, League One and League Two.

The play-off dream is all but over for another season, but Mick McCarthy doesn’t sense a change in mood amongst the Portman Road faithful.

In the 18th century the Gipping was made navigable between Stowmarket and Ipswich by a series of locks. The newly created canal was known as the Ipswich and Stowmarket Navigation.[15]

10 Bike & Go bicycles available for hire. More details: http://www.bikeandgo.co.uk/

A man who sexually assaulted two Stowmarket schoolgirls nearly 30 years ago has been jailed for seven years

Suffolk County Council’s care home boss has offered reassurance that people are not placed in inadequate homes in the county.

A Suffolk church has welcomed guests from across the Atlantic to take part in a number of activities within the community.