Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance and Accountability Return

The Town Council has approved its Annual Governance & Accountability Return (AGAR) for year ending 31 March 2020 for submission to its external auditor, PKF Littlejohn LLP.
For more information, including information on the Notice of Public Rights and Summary of Your Rights please click here.

Coronavirus Useful Contacts


Given the current Coronavirus situation our residents may require further support and assistance during this difficult time.

Working with our partners the NHS, emergency services, businesses and charities we have complied a list which can help. This may prove useful if you are self-isolating or distancing. The list shall be updated daily so that it is current.

If those who can assist or help our community during this time, please do get in touch giving a background of the support and help you can offer and the list shall be updated. If you wish to be removed please also get in touch. You can email the Town Clerk at

Useful contacts list here (updated 21-5-2020 13:18)

Carers Useful information here(updated 23-3-2020 12:15)

Many thanks - Christchurch Town Council.

Royal British Legion Remembrance Parade

The Town Council are honoured to be invited to the Royal British Legion's annual remembrance parade. Details of the Remembrance Parade on Sunday 10th of November are as follows:

9.15am – Start of the Service at Purewell Cross War Memorial during which the Mayor of Christchurch will lay a wreath. (This Service will last about 12 minutes)

10.00am - The Civic Party will join the Royal British Legion Parade outside of the Old Town Hall and process through the High Street to the Priory Church.

10.15am – The wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Priory Church Garden of Remembrance under the direction of the Royal British Legion. The Mayor of Christchurch will lay the first wreath.

10.50am - Start of the Service at Priory Church attended by the Civic Party

11.50am- End of Priory Church service

12:10 pm - The Royal British Legions Parade commences the return journey through the High Street.

12:20 pm  - The parade will give “Eyes Right” as they pass the dignitaries on the Saluting Dais in front of the Old Town Hall.

Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Residents' Survey is now live! - 9th October 2019

Following Community Committee's Recommendation to Full Council and the progress of the Residents' Survey Working Group the Town Council's Residents' Survey is now live!

Please visit the survey monkey website by clicking here. This shall take you to the survey page directly. Hard-copies can also be collected from Christchurch Library, by dropping into the Old Town Hall and meeting one of Town Council Officers who will be happy to assist.

The survey is live until the 9th of December 2019. The survey results shall then be collated and analysed to inform the forthcoming strategic plan/corporate plan for Town Council priorities for the years ahead.

2019 Poppy Appeal Launch

Christchurch Royal British Legion officially launched its poppy appeal on the 26th October 2019. The Worshipful Mayor Lesley Dedman and Cllr Carol Gardiner of Jumpers and St Catherine's Ward attended the launch, which saw ex-service vehicles displayed at Saxon Square.

Christchurch shall remember those who have served and fallen and those who continue to serve in our armed forces during its annual remembrance parade to be held on Sunday the 10th of November. This shall commence firstly at 9:15 am at Purewell Cross War Memorial, with the Town Civic party joining the procession at 10:00am at the Old Town Hall which shall process to the Priory for the service to be held at 10:50.

(Cllr Lesley Dedman, the Mayor of Christchurch, with Cllr Carol Gardiner)