Welcome to the Town Council website
For details of our Councillors please go to the 'Kington's Councillors' tab on the left-hand menu. There is a variety of information under the headings in the left-hand menu on this page. Click on the headings to find what you are looking for.
For information about specific council business, including meetings of the Recreation Ground Trust, click on the Council information heading at the top of this page.
To find the meeting you are looking for, click on meeting dates, agendas and minutes in the left-hand menu of the Council information page. We are open to the public at the following times: before you visit , please phone to check that we are open as staff are sometimes required to attend meetings or training sessions elsewhere at these times.
Normal office open times.
Please note that we are also here outside of these times and can be contacted by telephone
Monday: 11am - 1pm
Tuesday: 3 - 5pm
Friday: 1 - 3pm
Next meeting of the Full Council
7pm, Monday 8th May
Larger Meeting Room, Old Police Station, Market Hall Street, Kington. Members of the public are warmly invited to attend.
This will be the Town Council's own Annual Meeting and the start of a new Council year.
We will appoint the new Mayor and one new Deputy Mayor at this meeting.
Members will also be appointed to Committees. (Note - this is not the Town Meeting which is on Thurs 4th May))
Latest News 1
The Kington Annual Town Meeting will be held on Thursday May 4th at
7pm, in the Training Room, Old Police Station Market Hall Street. The Civic Award will be presented at this meeting
Latest News - 2
Kington Library - public meeting, to discuss how best to support and develop the services and activities in our local library. 7pm, Weds, May 10th, Old Police Station, Market Hall Street, Kington.
There is a vacancy on the Council. Would you like to join is and work towards making things better for Kington? See our page for more details
Good news 1
Plans for the refurbishment of the War Memorial are available. Click HERE to be taken to the relevant page
Good news 2
We are very pleased to be able to announce that, with the help of Councillors and some volunteers, a slimmed down version of the the Kington Chronicle has been relaunched. Please click HERE to be taken to the link on the relevant page.
The increasing problem with dog fouling
An unpleasant subject but one which we cannot avoid at the moment - literally.
Click HERE to be taken to some information about our recent discussions
Kington Town Council comprises 15 elected Councillors, each elected for four years. The most recent election was held in May 2015.
Kington elects its Mayor annually: The current Mayor is Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Banks.
The Council has two deputy Mayors, one being the immediate past Mayor (currently Councillor Bob Widdowson and the other is the potential Mayor Designate for the next council year (currently Cllr Martin Fitton)
The Full Council meets monthly. These meetings are open to the public, as are all council meetings. If you would like to attend a Council meeting, you can find dates and times of all meetings on this website, as well as the notice boards outside the Council offices and by the Market Hall.
In addition to Full Council meetings, there are regular meetings of the Council's committees which members of the public are also entitled to attend. These are the Environment, Services, Planning and Finance committees.
The Council also has a Scrutiny Committee, which oversees the governance and operations of the council. This committee only meets periodically, but again, its meetings are open to the public.
The Council also holds an Annual Town meeting, usually in April or May. This is an opportunity for members of the public to ask questions of the Mayor and the Chairpersons of the Town's committees.
The management of Kington Town Council's affairs is the responsibility of the Clerk to the Council, Gwilym Rippon.