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About the Stowmarket Mercury

About the Stowmarket Mercury

In print, online, and via social media – we want to ensure that you can access news, entertainment and sport from Stowmarket wherever you are.

The Stowmarket Mercury is the latest addition to the Archant Suffolk stable and is at the heart of your community.

The bustling market town of Stowmarket is home to the historic Museum of East Anglian Life, the community-run John Peel Centre for Creative Arts and the successful Regal Theatre.

And the Mercury team aim to bring you all the latest news from these key attractions, plus reports from your key local football teams and breaking news.

We aim to be first with the news for Stowmarket and the surrounding towns and villages including Needham Market, Stowupland, Great Finborough, Combs and Haughley.

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Local headlines

Emergency services are at the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Hadleigh.

After the region was hit by the first major snowfall of the winter on Sunday and earlier today, forecasters have provided an update on whether there will be another wintry blast tonight and early tomorrow morning.

More sleet and snow has begun in Suffolk this afternoon ahead of a temperature plummet forecasted for tonight.

Motorists are being warned of disruption on the region’s roads this morning as snow turns into ice following a weekend wintry blast.

Residents will be asked for their views on a potential merger between the district councils of Babergh and Mid Suffolk.

With Christmas only 17 days away we want to see how Christmassy the outside of your house looks.

Thousands of children across Suffolk and Essex will be homeless this Christmas Day, according to new report.

How well have you been keeping up with the region’s news in the last week? Find out with our Suffolk news round-up quiz.

A rare photograph of the Beatles which saw the Fab Four pose with an unsuspecting man sleeping on a park bench is among the star lots of a Suffolk-based global online auction which is set to break the £1million mark.

One of Suffolk’s best known drinks brands with more than 300 years of family history is remaining tight-lipped about speculation of a potential foreign investor or buy-out.

A number of schools have already announced plans to close across Suffolk and north Essex this morning after snowy weather hit the region.

Headteachers claim potential cuts to free school transport in Suffolk will hit pupil outcomes and lead to teacher job losses.

Multi-platinum selling artist Craig David has been announced as the first act for next year’s Newmarket Nights.

Snow started to fall across Suffolk and Essex today which led to widespread travel disruption.

Villagers in Wetherden will be able to see in the new year at the village hall with a variety of entertainers for adults and children.

Staff at a Stowmarket care home dressed as elves to raise awareness of an Alzheimer’s charity.

Police were called to Wetherspoons, in Stowmarket, following a reported sudden death in the pub.

Much of Suffolk and North East Essex was waking up to a dusting of early morning frost as winter started to take its grip ahead of the predicted snow tomorrow.

Are you stuck on what to buy loved ones for Christmas? Your inspiration is here.

A senior Suffolk police officer has called for on-street testing of liquids to tackle acid attacks.

Bungled diagnoses have resulted in pay outs of £3.5 million from two of the region’s hospitals, it has been revealed.

The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague says she has “issues” with an independent review of the search for her son.

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