Effective March 1st, 2017, the Township of Southwold has made IMPROVEMENTS to our Recycling Program.  We have entered into a contract with the City of London Recycling Centre to accept our recycling materials on our behalf. 

We will be implementing a two stream blue box program.  One blue box will contain paper products and the other one will contain all other recyclable materials. ...

Ed Donkers of Southwold is hosting a Farm & Food Care Ontario BREAKFAST ON THE FARM event in June.

More details on Event

This event is free to attend but tickets are required for the breakfast.

Free breakfast tickets for...

Southwold is proud!   Great job DJ! You definitely get our vote for Daytona 500 Rookie of the Year!    From all of your friends and co-workers in Southwold Township!


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...