Welcome to Ringwood

Ringwood, in the County of Hampshire, is the Western Gateway to the beautiful New Forest, at a crossing point of the River Avon. For centuries it has been the traditional market town of the New Forest with its market charter dating back to 1226.

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How Can We Help?

Welcome to the website of Ringwood Town Council. We’re here to help with all things Ringwood. You’ll find information about us and the services we provide as well as links to the other local authorities serving this area and useful information. We hope you find what you came here for but if not, we are only a phone call or email away and waiting to hear from you. 

Events

Events

We organize a Fireworks Display, the Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial and a Christmas Fair every year and other one-off events. There are links to other local events too.

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Meetings

Meetings

Please see the meetings page for details of upcoming meetings of the Council and its committees and the business to be discussed. Please join us and have your say on issues that affect you.

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Town Mayor

Town Mayor

Cllr. Gareth Deboos has been elected by the Councillors as Town Mayor. He chairs meetings of the full Council and represents the Council and the town at civic functions. His deputy is Cllr. Rae Frederick.

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About our town

Historic Ringwood

Ringwood has a long and fascinating history. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 and retains many features of interest. There is a potted history of the town composed by Tony White here. The historic map of 1872 pictured here illustrates quite how much the town has grown in recent decades. Today, much of the town centre is protected as a conservation area. The map here shows the precise extent of this.

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Ringwood Town Council News

Christmas Window Competition

29

Nov

Christmas Window Competition

Voting is now open in the Christmas Window Competition. Use our Wanderland Map to enjoy a fabulously festive walk around the Town Centre and surrounding area and then vote for your favourite three.

Ringwood bouncing back for Christmas

22

Nov

Ringwood bouncing back for Christmas

The wonderful market town of Ringwood has so much to offer and, now that the roadworks on the A31 have finished, is well and truly open for business. Come and support all the lovely shops, cafes and restaurants, #shoplocal and #loveRingwoodagain

Free Parking in NFDC Car Parks

21

Nov

Free Parking in NFDC Car Parks

There will be free parking in New Forest District Council car parks in Ringwood on: Sunday 27th November

Saturday 3rd December

Saturday 17th December

Sunday 18th December