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Abingdon-on-Thames Christmas Extravaganza - 2nd December
Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Service of Light
Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Over 70's Tea Party
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Temporary closure of pedestrian bridge over River Ock
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Remembrance Day Sunday 12th November 2017
Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Charity Quiz Night
MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS ANNOUNCED IN RELATION TO THE GUILDHALL AND THE ABBEY HALL
Abingdon-on-Thames Christmas Extravaganza - 2nd December
Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Service of Light
Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Over 70's Tea Party
Temporary closure of pedestrian bridge over River Ock
Remembrance Day Sunday 12th November 2017
Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Charity Quiz Night
MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS ANNOUNCED IN RELATION TO THE GUILDHALL AND THE ABBEY HALL

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Published on: 24 Nov 2017
Abingdon's Christmas Extravaganza and switch on of the lights takes place on Saturday 2nd December this year. The Christmas Lights are provided by Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council and the Extravaganza is organised by the Abingdon-on-Thames Chamber of Commerce. The Extravaganza takes place in the town centre throughout the day. There will be trader stalls, delicious food and fantastic entertainment, culminating in a performance by girl band Honeyz. The day culminates with the switching on of the Town's Christmas Lights and a firework display. For further details of the programme for the day... more
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Published on: 21 Nov 2017
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Jan Morter, extends a warm invitation to all Abingdon townspeople to attend her Service of Light. The Service will take place at 7pm on Wednesday 20th December in St Helen's Church, Abingdon.  There will be Mulled Wine and Mince pies to follow. All are Welcome – Free entry.  
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Published on: 15 Nov 2017
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Councillor Jan Morter, is hosting a festive tea with entertainment for Abingdon-on-Thames’s older residents on Monday 18th December. Do you live in Abingdon-on-Thames? Are you 70 or over? Great! Then come along for the festive fun. Please call in to the Information Centre at the front of Bridge Street entrance of the Guildhall for a ticket. Tickets will be available from 20/11/2017 until all the tickets are gone – so come down quick! The information centre is open Monday – Saturday, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Please note: Guildhall is the venue for invitation only and... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 11 Nov 2017
This year’s Remembrance Day commemorations will take place on Sunday 12th November 2017 - 10.00 am: Remembrance Day Service at St Helen's Church led by Rev Mary Williamson. 10.50am:  Remembrance Day Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial. The civic party and detachments of the army and  local organisations will parade to the War Memorial. The service at the War Memorial will be led by Rev Mary Williamson and music will be provided by Abingdon Town Band. If you plan to attend you are advised to turn up early as more and more people attend the commemorations each year. Following the sounding of... more
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Outdoors, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 11 Nov 2017
It is with regret that, after taking professional advice, the Council has temporarily closed the bridge leading from St Helen’s Court into the Ock Valley Walk. The wooden bridge has been subject to vandalism attacks over a sustained period and this has now led to parts of the bridge becoming unsafe. The Council recognises that the closure of the bridge will cause inconvenience to members of the public but public safety must always be paramount in considering such matters. The Town Council will, as a matter of urgency, instruct surveyors to look into a more robust and sturdy construction and... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 01 Nov 2017
A date for the diary! The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Jan Morter, is hosting her charity Quiz evening at Long Furlong Community Centre, at 7pm on Saturday 9th December. The Mayor is welcoming teams of up to eight people to the Quiz night and the evening is in aid of her charities - the Over 70s Christmas Party, Against Breast Cancer and The Abingdon Bridge.   Tickets are available in advance for £10 pp to include the quiz and a fish and chip supper. There will also be a bar available. Teams of up to eight people can enter. You will need to obtain your ticket from the Information Centre... more
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Town Administration
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Published on: 23 Oct 2017
THE GUILDHALL Currently the historic rooms of the Guildhall, which date back to the 15th Century, are not available for hire. However they remain fully maintained, and used to deliver public services including the popular and busy Information Centre. The Council is pursuing an ambitious improvement project and we are pleased to report that planning approval has been given to provide the following: GROUND FLOOR ACCESSIBLE TOILETS MUNIMENT ROOM FOR THE TOWN’S ARCHIVES WITH EASY ACCESS AND READING ROOM PLATFORM LIFT TO, FOR THE FIRST TIME, ENABLE DISABLED ACCESS TO OLD MAGISTRATES COURT... more
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Guildhall
Published on: 20 Oct 2017
This year’s Remembrance Day commemorations will take place on Sunday 12th November 2017 - 10.00 am: Remembrance Day Service at St Helen's Church led by Rev Mary Williamson. 10.50am:  Remembrance Day Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial. The civic party, the Army and detachments of local organisations will parade to the War Memorial. The service at the War Memorial will be led by Rev Mary Williamson. Music for the Parade and at the memorial will be provided by the Abingdon Town Band. The two minutes silence will be observed at 11.00 am. This will be followed by the laying of wreathes on... more
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Heritage, Outdoors
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 12 Oct 2017
The Cunning Little Vixen, a special screening and talk by Geoff Dunbar   Wednesday, 1st November, 7:00pm-9:00pm   BAFTA award winning director and animator Geoff Dunbar presents a very special screening of his celebrated production for the BBC of The Cunning Little Vixen. The film is a visually stunning animated adaptation of Janacek's opera, and follows the story of a wild vixen and her relationship with both humans and the countryside.The film was nominated for the prestigious Prix Italia and won the Golden Prague in 2004.  The evening will begin with a talk by the director... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Outdoors, Market Place, Shopping, Sports & Leisure, Town Administration, Wine & Dine
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 12 Oct 2017
1917: The Search for Victory   Friday, 10th November, 7:00pm-9:30pm   A lecture by Gareth Howell and Rick Stevens Special guest John Dexter After the failure of the Somme offensive to end the war the Allies prepare to win the war in 1917. The British are ready having learnt valuable lessons from 1916 and having been reinforced with new equipment and new technology. The successes in the Battle of Arras, including Vimy Ridge give way to the sufferings of Passchendaele and a renewed hope at Cambrai. Join us for a talk by BBC historical advisor Gareth Howell and Battlefield Relic... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Shopping, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum

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