This morning it was announced that the Township of Southwold will receive $209,747.02 from the Rural and Northern Infrastructural Grant. This grant was presented by Jeff Yurek, MPP of Elgin - Midlesex - London and will be going towards the replacement of Second Line Bridge. The total estimated cost of the project is $629, 304.00.


The 2017 inspection of Second Line bridge showed...

 Just after we left the ballpark Mother Nature decided that she was going to see how our 14 tractor drivers would handle 90 minutes’ worth of rain. By the time we got to the Salmon & Trout farm, even with our free ponchos, most were wet but determined not to quit. Thankfully, the rain stopped when we hit the road again and for the rest of the run she gave us nice weather.

Kit Brown...

People receiving cake at Canada Day Celebrations

Another Record-Breaking Event for the Optimist Club of Fingal, Shedden & District

Following on the heels of our record-breaking vintage car event at the recent annual Rosy Rhubarb festival we are pleased to announce that our participation in this year’s Southwold Township Canada Day celebration resulted in a record number of canned and dry goods donations to Caring Cupboard as well...

This year’s FINGAL – SHEDDEN OPTIMIST CLUB vintage car show at the annual ROSY RHUBARB festival was an outstanding success and set a new record with over 130 vehicles participating!
Just about every major North American manufacturer and several European companies were represented.
You name it, we had it on display: Sedans, Hardtops, Convertible’s, Sports cars, Pick-up’s, the list...

Construction will be restarting soon on the Longhurst Line Bridge. Please read the construction notice on how it may impact you. 

Thank you for your patience as we finish this project.


 Notice to Residents of the Talbotville Gore Road Area - Dust Control Measures. As a part of the construction contract for the trunk sewer project, the following dust control measures will be used; water truck, and calcium flakes.   Calcium flakes would normally be used over a dry long weekend, and the water truck during the week when there's more of a break between rains.  The control...

The new Council was sworn in at the Inaugural Meeting on December 3rd, 2018. 

Seated left to right Deputy Mayor Robert Monteith and Mayor Grant Jones

Standing left to right Councillor Justin Pennings, Councillor Peter North and Councillor Sarah Emons.

Congratulations to David Palmer!! Recipient of the 2018 Mayor's Prestigious Award.


Congratulations to Karen Graff!!  Recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Citizen Award.

The Optimist Club of Fingal - Shedden & District will be hosting their annual Santa Claus parade on Sunday December 2, 2018 starting at 2:00 p.m.

Theme - Christmas in Southwold.

Registrations must be received by November 30th. 

Registration Form