Tourist information centres in Stowmarket and Lavenham set to close

The tourist information centres in Stowmarket and Lavenham are set to close after the current tourism season, with the future of their staff uncertain.


Police investigate Stowmarket rape report

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager reported she was raped in Stowmarket at the weekend.

Police have charged a boy after an incident in Bury St Edmunds

Car vandal who caused more than £10,000 worth of damage avoids jail

A man who got drunk and caused more than £10,000 worth of damage to parked cars in Stowmarket has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

Stephen Searle has been charged with Jessie Searle's murder

Inquest opens into death of ex-UKIP councillor’s wife

The wife of a former UKIP councillor was found dead at her home following a phone call to police by her husband, a coroner has heard.

Barry Salmon of Stowmarket Mens Shed will be one of the fair's speakers

Fair to help community groups find funding and volunteers

Community groups in Babergh and Mid Suffolk will be able to find out more about boosting funding and volunteers at a special event next month.

Police have appealed for witnesses

Stowmarket pair face robbery and other charges

A 20-year-old man and 17-year-old youth from Stowmarket have been charged in connection with two robberies in Ipswich earlier this month.

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Stowmarket youth charity The Mix awarded £150,000 grant to support their work

A youth charity in Stowmarket has been awarded a significant grant as part of a major national programme to support their work and expand their services.

Promoting Dignity and Respect Award winners: Ed Abbott and Marta Zych from Leading Lives, Stowmarket.

Suffolk Care Awards 2017 recognise outstanding carers

Carers who helped a man with learning disabilities get a home of his own have won an award for their work.

A man police want to find in connection with a camera theft in Stowmarket

Police seek man after anti-theft camera stolen in Stonham Aspal

Police are appealing for help to identify a man in connection with the theft of a camera installed to combat theft.

Paul Quick at the Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery near Passchendaele in Belgium at the end of the ride

Stowmarket referee’s ride raises £2,300 and honours football’s WW1 fallen

Ex-Army football referee Paul Quick has raised more than £2,300 on a ride to the Somme during which he was asked to lay a wreath on the Football Battalions’ Memorial.

Bag snatch distraction theft from car (stock picture)

Warning after purse snatched from car at Stowmarket supermarket

Police are issuing a warning after a woman’s purse was stolen in a distraction theft as she loaded shopping into her car.

The lorry involved in this morning's accident on the A14'Picture Suffolk Police

Updated: A14 reopened hours after mower lorry accident

The A14 westbound at Stowmarket has reopened following an accident involving a truck towing a mower on a trailer this morning.

Stowmarket Town Council's crest

Town flag stolen from Stowmarket’s Market Place

Whoever stole a flag from Stowmarket’s Market Place must be a fan of the town.

ON TARGET: George Bugg, Stowmarket Town's top goalscorer last season, opened his account for 2017-18 during the win against Barkingside on Sunday

Andrews says new-look Stow are ‘not going to fear anyone’


Paul Quick with his bike and one of the Apaches he works with

Stowmarket’s charity cyclist referee will lay wreath to Footballer Battalions

When Paul Quick had a phone call from the organisers of a charity cycle ride to the Somme, he thought there was something wrong.

Chilton Community Primary School student 'Maria Eidell and Sophie Meadows hold a meteorite sample 'Picture Mark Westley

Pupils get close to the moon in Stowmarket

Pupils at Chilton Community Primary School, Stowmarket, reached for the moon last week when a pack of moon rock samples and meteorites visited the school.

Man arrested in Diss.

Burglars tie up Stowmarket householder

Thieves used cable ties to restrain a householder while they stole cash and jewellery.

TEAM GB CALL-UP: Emily Moyes after taking gold in record-breaking style in the 2,000m steeplechase at the British University Championships in Bedford

Team GB selections for two talented youngsters for national competitions

British Athletics will be represented by two young prospects with local connections.

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Two arrests after knife threat robbery in Stowmarket

A man and a teenage girl have been arrested after a man was threatened with a knife and told to hand over cash in Stowmarket.

From Thames / Syco Entertainment  Britain's Got Talent:  Matt Edwards when he received the Golden Buzzer to go straight through to the semi-finals

Magician aims for TV job after BGT success

Magician Matt Edwards has vowed to stay in the limelight after coming fourth in the Britain’s Got Talent competition.

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