Important Information and Opening Hours

Our public office opening times are Monday to Thursday, 9am to 4pm.
Friday - currently by appointment (Please contact The Clerk)

Please feel free to call on 01297 32088 (an answering machine will take
your call if our staff are not available when you ring).

You can also contact the Council using the email details shown above.


Nominations now open for Axminster Citizen of the Year 2024

Do you know someone who deserves to be recognised as the Axminster Citizen of the year?

Each year Axminster Town Council select an Axminster ‘Citizen of the Year’ from nominations made by you. Nominations for the 2024 award are now open!

The ‘Citizen of the Year’ award was launched in 2018 in memory of the late Robin Cross, a long-serving Special Police Constable committed to assisting those in need wherever possible. 

Do you know a community hero or volunteer like Robin, who deserves to be recognised as the Axminster 'Citizen of the Year 2024'? You can submit your nomination via the following methods:

Online at:

Print at home: Robin Cross Citizen of the Year Award nomination form

Pick up a paper nomination form: The Town Council Office at the Guildhall is open Monday-Thursday, 9am – 4pm.

Nominations must be received by Axminster Town Council no later than December the 1st. 

Axminster Town Council Autumn 2023 newsletter available now!

Find out more about your Town Council in the latest edition of 'Your Town, Your Council'.  Read about the things we have been doing since the last edition as well as the new projects on the horizon for 2024.  In this issue, we also provide information about your newly elected Town Councillors, Our Neighbourhood Plan Policies Consultation which runs until the 5th of November, and our plans to plant a new Community Orchard. We also provide quick contact details for the Town, District and County Councils for your convenience.

 Download your copy here: Your Town, Your Council - Autumn 2023

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Town Council

11 Dec 23 - 19:00 to 21:00

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Strategy & Finance Committee

18 Dec 23 - 19:00 to 21:00

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