Needham Market Community Chinwag 

The Chinwag elves were very busy on 6 December preparing for the Chinwag Christmas party at the Needham Market Community Centre, we welcomed 81 Chinwaggers which was a record attendance. We were entertained by Chinwag favourites Alan and Gina who sang a medley of Christmas-themed songs for us to join in with and dance along […]

Needham Market and District Horticultural Society

Welcome to the new year with a new programme of entertaining speakers for our meetings. First up will be Eleanor Gilbert with ‘Growing Places’ on 1 February. Subscriptions will be due and can be paid at this meeting, at the AGM in March, or online at any time. Unfortunately, the speaker that we had booked […]

Satomi Kai Aikido

Why Aikido is Perfect for Older Individuals Aikido, with its gentle yet powerful movements, offers a journey of self-discovery and well-being for individuals of all ages. Among its many virtues, Aikido is a martial art unusually well suited for older practitioners. Aikido’s techniques emphasize fluidity and circular movements, making it a low-impact form of exercise, […]

Evangelical Church

Ipswich Road Needham Market IP6 8EH Services and Meetings in January Sunday Services  Held every Sunday at 10.30am and 6pm in our church building in Ipswich Road. They are also relayed on Zoom and recordings are uploaded to YouTube later. Refreshments are served after each evening service. Please see below for internet contact details. Do […]

Christchurch Needham Market

(Methodist/United Reformed Church)                                                                                                          […]

Stowmarket and District Camera Club

On 9 October, Kevin Sawford, professional photographer held our first lecture on ‘Nature Photography’ and presented members with various ways and tips on how to make good photographs inspirational. On 23 October, our first Open competition was judged by Nick Akers -ARPS. We had a great evening and a big ‘thank you’ to Nick for […]

Stowmarket Cricket Club News

At the annual celebration evening held at Chilton Fields, the Chairman’s Award went to Laura Flowers, who has been responsible for establishing the women and girls’ cricket squad. Other awards went to We are always looking to welcome new male and female members of all ages and abilities to the club. Stowmarket Cricket Club Contact […]

Citizens Advice Mid Suffolk 

Citizens Advice on managing energy bills this winter. I am a single parent with two kids and I’m really worried about how I’ll afford to pay my energy bills when I have to start putting the heating and lights on more now winter is here. At the moment I just about have enough money to […]

Bosmere Primary School 

Early Years Foundation Stage – Big Bedtime Read The Reception children showed good resilience by coming back to School on a dark, wet evening to the Big Bedtime Read. It was lovely to see them all cuddling up in their PJs with their special toys and special grown-ups enjoying a lovely read! The children were greeted […]

Stowmarket Bridge Club News

On 1 September, before the usual Friday afternoon’s bridge, the club celebrated, with excellent refreshments, another year of competition and the presentation of the annual awards. Brian Pinson and Simon Riley, Jan Wynne and Jim Sawyer, Caro Hunt and John Heath, and Charlotte Footer took the honours. A reminder that Andy Billinge’s free beginners’ classes […]