Ringwood Town Council

Town Mayor

At the Annual Council meeting on 30th May 2018, Town Councillors unanimously elected Councillor Tony Ring as Town Mayor. He was re-elected to the position in May 2019 and 2021 and his current term of office continues until the Annual Council meeting in May 2022.

Every town and parish council is required by law to elect one of its members as chairman as the first item of business at each annual meeting held in May. By convention, the elected chairman of a town council has the title of town mayor. At Ringwood, we also elect a deputy mayor; to perform the mayoral functions in any absence of the mayor.

The current mayor is Cllr. Tony Ring and the Deputy Mayor Cllr. Philip Day.

Our mayor chairs every meeting of the council during his or her year of office and, if present, chairs the town’s annual assembly too; wearing the chain of office.

The mayor represents the council at civic events, processions, celebrations, services and functions through the year. The mayor is also keen to support local, clubs, charities and organisations and welcomes invitations to represent the council at suitable events. If you are interested in having the mayor attend an event you are organizing, he can be contacted through the Council Office.

Please click here to view the list of previous Mayors

Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Call Ringwood Town Council On 01425 473883

or visit our offices at Ringwood Gateway

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Ringwood Town Council News

Vacancies - Tourist Information Service



Vacancies - Tourist Information Service

Following a 2-year break, the Council will once again be operating a Visitor Information service from Ringwood Gateway on Saturdays throughout the holiday season (Easter to mid-September).

We are looking for both a Visitor Information Manager and Assistant to work with a team of volunteers to provide a range of tourist information to members of the public. 

A31 Ringwood Bridge Replacement and Widening Scheme



A31 Ringwood Bridge Replacement and Widening Scheme

National Highways is undertaking works to widen the westbound carriageway of the A31 to three lanes between Ringwood town centre and the B3081 Verwood Underpass, and to replace the road bridges over the River Avon and Bickerley Millstream.

Read on for further information.

Ringwood Gateway Christmas Opening Hours



Ringwood Gateway Christmas Opening Hours

Ringwood Gateway will be closed from 4pm on Friday 24 December until 9am on Wednesday 5 January. We wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy & Healthy New Year.