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.
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.read more
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.read more
Cllr. Tony Ring 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. Philip Day.read more
For details of our skate park, children’s play areas, bookable football pitches and cricket ground and links to other local sports facilities, see here.read more
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.
At last week’s Annual Town Assembly, Certificates of Outstanding Community Service were presented to three very worthy Ringwood residents to acknowledge their valuable and devoted service over very many years to the people of the town. Pictured from left to right: Revd Terry Roberts, Phil Doughty and Peter Crutcher, with Deputy Town Mayor Cllr Philip Day.
To coincide with the Jubilee Beacon that is being lit at St Peter & St Paul in Ringwood on the evening of Thursday June 2nd, there will be a performance of a special song written for the event – ‘A Life Lived With Grace’ (you can listen to it here https://youtu.be/vAN5hBizADs with words on the screen).
Ringwood Town Council is delighted to announce that, thanks to generous sponsorship from local company Comax UK, reusable glasses will be used at the ‘Party in the Park’ event to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on Sunday 5th June 2022. These will then be available for use at other events in the future, such as the Pedal Car Grand Prix, Carnival, Fireworks and Winter Wanderland.