Community Update

The latest news from the Town of Tillsonburg for the week of December 15, 2022.

Community Update

Winter Parking and Road Conditions

Residents are reminded that on-street parking is not permitted 2:00 AM to 6:00 AM from November 15 to March 31. You can learn more about winter road and sidewalk maintenance, including snow removal priorities, at


T:GO Christmas Bus

Get your holiday shopping done with T:GO transit! Ride the T:GO Christmas Bus (In- Town Red Route) on the following Saturdays:

  • December 17

Service runs from 7:55 AM to 5:55 PM. The Christmas Bus is brought to you by the Downtown Tillsonburg BIA, Voyago Transit and the Town of Tillsonburg.


Transfer Station Holiday Hours

Large Item Depot

  • Open Saturdays (9 AM to 5 PM) excluding December 24 and December 31
  • Open December 28 (9 AM to 5 PM )
  • Open January 3 (9 AM to 5 PM)

Yard Waste Area

  • Open Monday - Saturday (9 AM to 5 PM)

Closed December 24 and December 31


Employment Opportunities

The Town of Tillsonburg is currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Crossing Guard
  • Lifeguard/Instructor
  • Skate Guard

Visit for full details.


Lock it or lose it

Oxford OPP remind you to be holiday smart and thwart thieves. When shopping, be sure to keep purchases and other valuables out of sight in the trunk or cover them with a blanket. Lock your doors and park in a well-lit area.


Tillsonburg Christmas gifts

Not finished your Christmas shopping yet? Annandale NHS has you covered. The Annandale NHS Gift Shop is filled with wonderful souvenirs at a variety of price points. From pewter Christmas ornaments to key chains, journals, glasses and wine tumblers, you’ll find unique Tillsonburg 150 items you won’t find anywhere else!


Christmas at Annandale NHS

Come explore the new exhibit, “Jingle Bell Rock Christmas” at Annandale National Historic Site. On now through January 8.

Plus, the first two floors of Annandale House are fully decorated for the holidays! For hours and details, visit

Winter Solstice Tea

Warm up from the cold weather with some tea, goodies and good friends at Annandale National Historic Site. Make a winter solace orange pomander to take home with you.

Date:               December 21, 2022

Time:               1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Cost:               $15 plus tax

Location:         Annandale NHS, 30 Tillson Ave.


Free Ice Skating

Dust off those ice skates and join us for a FREE community skate.

  • December 18 (1:15 PM to 2:45 PM) presented by Wellmaster
  • December 27-30 (1:00 PM to 2:30 PM) presented by Co-operators

Find more upcoming FREE skates at


Make a splash in December! 

Bring the kids and come join us  at an upcoming Community Swim at the Tillsonburg Community Centre

  • December 17 (12:00 PM to 1:30 PM) FREE swim sponsored by Advanced Automotive Repair

Plus, mark your calendar for more festive fun. Join us for these Holiday Swims:

  • December 27-30 (2:30 to 4:00 PM)

Winter Recreation Guide is here

The Winter Recreation Guide is here. Don’t delay. Register now for our winter season.

Do you or your family members swim? Remember, our aquatics wing renovation at the Community Centre is coming. The indoor pool will remain open until February 25, 2023. Swimming lessons and drop-in programs will continue to be available until that date.

Apply to serve on a Council Committee

Applications are now being accepted for the following Committees of Council. Visit to apply online or contact

The application deadline has been extended to December 16 at 4:30 p.m.

  • Accessibility Advisory Committee
  • Economic Development Advisory Committee
  • Parks, Beautification and Cemeteries Advisory Committee
  • Property Standards Committee
  • Recreation and Sports Advisory Committee
  • Tillsonburg Airport Advisory Committee
  • Museum, Culture, Heritage and Special Awards Committee
  • Youth Engagement and Strategy Committee

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