Suffolk Adviceline: 0300 330 1151
(Monday to Friday 9.30am to 3.30pm)
(Calls cost the same as calling a normal landline number)
Universal Credit Help to Claim: 0800 144 8 444
(Freephone – Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm)
Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline: 0808 223 1133
(Calls are free to landlines and mobiles)
Or use the contact form on our website on www.suffolkwestcab.org.uk
For information and advice on benefits, employment, debt, housing, consumer, family, energy and other issues as well as the effect of the new corona virus advice and regulations and help in claiming Universal Credit
12/08/2020Notice of Vacancy in office of Councillor
A vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor for the Town Council (Studland Ward)
28/07/2020Memorial Gardens Reopening
Reopening on the 4th August with a few small safety changes
20/07/2020Where Can I Charge My Electric Vehicle?
Residents and visitors to Newmarket can now recharge their EVs in as little as half an hour, supporting both the environment and our health.
19/06/2020Update Calendar of Meetings
Until further notice all council meetings will take place via video conferencing
Play parks will remain off-limits until further notice
13/06/2020Car Parking Charges in Newmarket
Car parking charges will be re-instated from Monday 15th June 2020
The campaign is designed to celebrate everyday acts of kindness by giving everyone in Suffolk the opportunity to recognise and thank others.
02/06/202024 hour Suffolk helpline for domestic abuse
Are you experiencing domestic abuse? You are not alone
01/06/2020West Suffolk Building Energy Efficiency Survey
Your feedback is the single most important driver of change in Newmarket.
Stick With It Suffolk has been rolled out by Suffolk Resilience Forum, which include Suffolk’s NHS, Emergency and Public Services. We are working together around the clock to keep Suffolk as safe as possible.
18/05/2020Notice of Postponed Election
Postponed election for the Scaltback ward up to 6 May 2021.
12/05/2020Thinking Of Fostering?
Becoming a foster carer will be one of the most rewarding things you ever do.
06/05/2020Notice of Postponed Election
Postponed election for the All Saints ward up to 6 May 2021
04/05/2020Suffolk Highways – Upcoming Overnight Work
Suffolk Highways is planning to carry out overnight road resurfacing works on the A142 Fordham Road, Exning across the A14 flyover bridge in the period between the 18 and 23 May 2020, during the hours of 8pm and 5am.
27/04/2020Tribute to councillor Ian Kirk
Newmarket Town Council is extremely shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden death over the weekend of Councillor Ian Kirk
21/04/2020Revised Council meeting dates during pandemic.
Until further notice all council meetings will take place via video conferencing.
07/04/2020Advice for parents/carers of children and young people
Online sources of help for young people and parents/carers
Working together to support communities and businesses.
03/04/2020Newmarket Covid-19 Fund
Local organisations launch the Newmarket Covid-19 fund.
The government has told us all to Stay at Home Save Lives to do out bit in helping fight the infection. But what can we do while we’re home alone? We have come up with a few suggestions.
30/03/2020Newmarket Covid-19 Update
Newmarket business and community leaders team up to support those impacted by Coronavirus.
29/03/2020Supermarket update during COVID-19
As the UK’s coronavirus lockdown rolls on, the major UK supermarkets continue to change their store opening hours, priority time slots for NHS staff and shopping rules.
Parking charges in all West Suffolk Council car parks and on street are being temporarily suspended.
22/03/2020Pause, reflect and stay home!
Guidance on social distancing for everyone in Suffolk. Protecting older people, the vulnerable and our NHS.
First meeting of the Coronavirus response.
29/02/2020Meet Newmarket’s Town Crier
Brenda Willison has been a Town Crier now for over 33 years.
23/02/2020New Traders Wanted
It has never been easier to become a market trader.
For more information, and to offer support for phase two, contact Will Wright Families and Communities Officer 07775801193 firstname.lastname@example.org
09/02/2020Life Link in Newmarket
LifeLink is West Suffolk’s social prescribing service.
Newmarket Neighbourhood Planning Declaration of Results.
08/01/2020Newmarket Neighbourhood Referendum
Newmarket goes to the polls in neighbourhood plan referendum! Thursday 30th January 2020
We are looking for a proactive person to become our new Town Clerk to lead a forward-thinking Council serving an historic Town!
17/12/2019Christmas Tea Dance
A beautiful hamper, filled with festive food and drink, was kindly donated by the Mayor of Newmarket and all proceeds of this raffle were donated to Diabetes UK. Newmarket’s popular Tea Dance to continue next year.
03/12/2019Suffolk Constabulary Press Release
Two men arrested in connection with rape investigation
Highways England is undertaking necessary improvement works on the A14 between junction 43 to junction 37.
HIghways England is undertaking necessary improvement works on the A14 between junction 37 to juntion 35
31/10/2019Foodbank November Collection
Let’s give something back!
30/10/2019Application for Co-Option
Are you interested in becoming a Councillor for your local area?
Election of Town Councillor for Scaltback Ward
29/10/2019Remembrance Sunday 2019
Every year, the Legion calls on the nation to unite in commemorating Remembrance Sunday
10/10/2019Local Resident Pass
From Monday 2nd September to Tuesday 31st December 2019 enjoy reduced annual pass rates for all residents who live in the CB8 postcode (ID required).
09/10/2019Changes to blue and black bin collection days and times
Blue and black bin days and times in West Suffolk will shortly be changing and a yellow tag on black bins will alert residents to look out for a letter containing full details of what this means for them. Roll-out of the new days and times will begin on Monday 11 November.
25/09/2019Welcome to World’s Biggest Coffee Morning
Gather your fellow tea drinkers and cake munchers! Every penny raised helps Macmillan to be right there for people living with cancer.
Do you want to make a positive difference to your community?
We can help!
23/09/2019The Newmarket Gold Season
Newmarket Racecourses is proud to announce the launch of The Newmarket Gold Season, an exciting initiative aimed at boosting the profile of the town’s racing, breeding and sales activities during the busy autumn season.
Live in Newmarket? We want to hear from you!
16/09/2019Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor
A vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Town Council
06/09/2019Caring & Coping Workshop & Reunion
Do you care for a family member, friend or neighbour? If so, join us at our next Caring & Coping workshop & Reunion at the Memorial Hall.
Find out more about the many major projects going on in Newmarket on Tuesday 24th September 2019 at the Memorial Hall.
West Suffolk taskforce needs your views on rural issues and opportunities
12/08/2019Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor
A vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Town Council
Tickets for the Newmarket Soapbox Derby available to buy from the Town Council Office.
09/08/2019Appeal for return of valuable defibrillator
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of the defibrillator should contact the police on 101
29/07/2019Lexington Sister Cities Exchange
The wonderful support of our community has made the Lexington Sister Cities Exchange possible and such a success.
23/07/2019West Suffolk Council Community Chest opens for applications
We actively support and encourage our communities with a number of grant opportunities
18/07/2019Job Advert – Newmarket Town Council Manager
We are looking for a proactive person to become our new Town Council Manager, could it be you?
02/07/2019Social Media Workshop
We would like to invite you to a free workshop about Social Media on the 3rd July from 09:30-11:30 at the Memorial Hall.
26/06/2019Newmarket Neighbourhood Plan Submission Consultation
Have your say on the Newmarket Neighbourhood Plan from Monday 17th June until Monday 29th July 2019
01/06/20192019 Blood Donations
The next blood donation for 2019: Wednesday 18th September 2019
09/05/2019Newmarket Annual Town Meeting
Newmarket Town Council invites local residents to the Annual Town Council meeting on the 21st May 2019 at 6pm.
20/03/2019Memorial Gardens Competition
An exciting prize awaits the winner of a competition which has been launched by Newmarket Town Council.
On the 10th April 2019, we are happy to invite you to a free Defibrillator Training in association with the Jockey Club!
25/02/2019Coffee and Conversation
A wonderful new event on the First Tuesday of the Month at the Sports Pavilion to meet new friends and start your morning the right way.
28/01/2019Tender for the kiosk in the Memorial Gardens
We are looking for a new tender for the kiosk in the Memorial Gardens!
18/01/2019Newmarket High Street Consultation
The High Street in Newmarket is an important element of the town.
19/11/2018Newmarket Weatherby Crossing Footpath Order
31/10/2018Remembrance Sunday 2018
On Sunday 11th November we commemorate the brave soldiers that fought for the country throughout the many wars that have taken place and later conflicts.
15/10/2018The Lullaby Concert
23rd October 2018
25/09/2018Volunteer Job Advert
This is an advert for a Volunteer to become Newmarket’s Tree Champion, with the help of Town Council and other Organisations.
Find out the first update of the A11 Five-ways Roundabout works that have been happening. Remember it will be closed between 8pm to 6am.
We would like to promote the New Town Calendar, to promote your events!
This event will be held on Sunday 30th September 2018, starting at 1pm to finish at 5pm on The Severalls.
Newmarket Town Council and Co-Operative Funeral Care are putting together an afternoon version of the coffee mornings on 27th September!
The Newmarket Market made a spectacular return to the High Street! The fresh scents made their way back to the High Street with amazing support.
We would love to Thank everyone who joined the OneLife Suffolk Health Checks that were taking place on the 30th August!
17/08/2018Marble Run Workshop
From the 17th to the 19th August we learnt how to design your own Marble Experience Exposure Machine at the Memorial Gardens!