Quick links

Welcome to Hawstead
An introductory guide to Hawstead for new villagers
Welcome Booklet for new residents April [...]
Adobe Acrobat document [535.4 KB]
Local byelaws
Includes a map of our greens and the Millennium Field
Confirmed byelaws 2016.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.6 MB]

Hawstead on film:

To watch a short video made by Andy and Janet Taplin in support of our bid for Suffolk Village of the Year (2014), visit our Picture Gallery page


Village information:

Visit our Documents page where you'll also find previous copies of the Village Voice and its predecessor, The Hawstead Journal.


Upcoming parish council and community council meetings. For all other village events and updates, take a look at our Events page.


Parish council meetings: 

Parish Council meetings are held on the second Thursday of January, March, May, July, September and November in the village hall at 7.30pm. The agenda will be posted here a few days before each meeting   

Church services

All Saints, Hawstead


Services take place as follows:

  • Second Sunday of each month (morning prayer at 11am)
  • Fourth Sunday of each month (Eucharist at 11am)


St Peter, Nowton


Services take place as follows:

  • First and third Sunday of each month at 11am


Dates and times of all benefice services can be found on the noticeboard at All Saints, Hawstead.


You can also visit the website: A Church Near You from the Church of England.

Notice on GDPR (general data protection regulations) 2018

Please note that archive material posted onto the website before 25 May 2018 may include limited personal data for which consent to publication has not been given.




This website is maintained by local volunteers, for which thanks.


Any enquiries regarding this website can be addressed to Hawstead Parish Council.



Also on the Contacts page you'll find MAPS!

Hawstead Journal November/December 2016
hawstead journal NOVEMBER-DECEMBER-2016.[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [11.9 MB]
Hawstead Journal September/October 2016
hawstead journal SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER-2016.[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [2.1 MB]
Hawstead Journal July/August 2016
hawstead journal JULY-AUGUST-2016.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.4 MB]
Hawstead Journal May/June 2016
hawstead journal MAY-JUNE-2016.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.8 MB]
Hawstead Journal March/April 2016
hawstead journal MARCH-APRIL-2016A.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.6 MB]
Hawstead Journal January/February 2016
hawstead journal JANUARY_FEBRUARY 2016A.[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.8 MB]
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