Stewardship Open House

If you are interested in doing some reforestation. The Lower Thames Conservation Authority has incentitive programs.  Information on Programs.

If you are not sure what and where you can plant. Check out the...

The Communities in Bloom Committee wants your help to decorate the Township to celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday.

Details on how you can help.


The Summer Employment Opportunities (SEO) program provides up to 5,000 students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience through supervised summer employment in the Ontario Public Service.

These positions enable students across the province to gain valuable work experience and develop...

The first Sunday afternoon in December has been the date of our annual Santa Claus parade in Southwold Township since 1980.
Held in the village of Fingal this year’s edition was blessed with good weather, a great turnout of 21 floats and several hundred spectators.

For 2016 our parade award winners were:
>Best Children’s float – The Luyks family.
>Best Theme –...

An exerpt from the St. Thomas Times Journal

Grant Jones was acclaimed Warden of Elgin County at a session of Elgin County Council held on December 6, 2016. 

Jones was elected to Southwold Council in 2003 and again as Deputy Mayor in 2010. He was elected Mayor of Southwold in 2014. This is Warden Jones' first full term on Elgin County Council. He first served on Council...

Most of our Southwold Township residents are familiar with the former RCAF N0.4 Bombing and Gunnery School just west of Fingal now the home of the Fingal Wildlife Management Area.
What many residents do not realize is that this facility is still used about 6 times a year by volunteers from the London Civil Air Search and Rescue Association in conjunction with aircraft from RCAF Trenton...

SS#12 Fingal School Alunmi and Don Miller

Thank you to all of the many volunteers and individuals it takes to make a Community! The Township of Southwold is very proud of the events and committees where volunteers are the key ingredient.
Congratulations to the SS#12 Fingal School Alumni and Don Miller for receiving Volunteer Service Awards at our Volunteer Recognition Awards Ceremony held on November 3rd , 2016 at the Keystone...

Grant Jones, Shirley Longhurst , Brenda Longhurst, Gord Longhurst

Southwold loves our volunteers! Thank you to all of the many volunteers and individuals it takes to make our community better!
Congratulations to Shirley Longhurst and Brenda and Gord Longhurst for receiving Distinguished Citizen Awards our Volunteer Recognition Awards Ceremony held on November 3rd, 2016 at the Keystone Complex!
Shirley Longhurst is pictured below with Mayor Grant...

Volunteer Fire Fighters and Mayor Grant Jones

Southwold loves and appreciates our volunteer firefighters! Thank you for your dedicated service to protect and educate our residents! You are making a difference in our community!
Recipients at November 3rd, 2016 Volunteer Appreciation Award Ceremony include:
5 Year Service Award Recipients - Rene Coenen, Jason Ellul, Brian Fife, Bryan Jensen, Tim Lumani and Steve Simpson;

Clint Stoker, Valerie Cron, Mayor Grant Jones

Council and staff would like to CONGRATULATE Valerie Cron as well as Clint Stoker and Posthumously Mary Stoker recipients of the Mayor's Prestigious Award.  We appreciate your valuable contributons to the Township.

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Clint Stoker, Valerie Cron and Mayor Grant Jones