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100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice
Abingdon Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs come to town!
Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Civic Service
August Bank Holiday bin collection changes
IT issues at Town Council
AAAHS 50th Anniversary - Gallery Talks
Notice of Public Rights
100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice
Abingdon Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs come to town!
Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Civic Service
August Bank Holiday bin collection changes
IT issues at Town Council
AAAHS 50th Anniversary - Gallery Talks
Notice of Public Rights

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Published on: 21 Sep 2018
100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice Please see below a list of events organised by the Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council to commemorate the First World War Centenary.  Saturday 6th October – Abingdon County Hall Museum – Exhibition on the roll of the Indian Army during the Great War which runs until 28th October 2018.  This exhibition will be joined with the “Great War Propaganda” exhibition which showcases and explores the imagery of wartime conscription and propaganda poster 1914-1918.  This exhibition runs until 23rd December 2018. Friday 9th November 2018 - 7.00pm  -  Lecture... more
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Published on: 19 Sep 2018
Abingdon Michaelmas Fair will take place on Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th October from 12 noon to 11pm each day.  The Michaelmas Fair is the longest street fair in Europe, running from the Market Place, through the High Street, The Square and the full length of Ock Street.  This historic street fair has its origins in the shortage of labour following  the Black Death of 1348/9.  The Fair was a hiring fair, the equivalent of today's employment agencies and online job websites. Men were hired for agricultural work at Michaelmas and the Fair provided an opportunity for staff to be hired for the... more
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Published on: 31 Aug 2018
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, will be holding her Civic Service at 10:30 AM on Sunday 9th September in St Helens Church, Abingdon. The Service will be led by the Rector of Abingdon, Dr Charles Miller. All are welcome to attend the service.
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Published on: 21 Aug 2018
Please see below we have received from The Vale of White Horse District Council -  Householders are being reminded by Vale of White Horse District Council of changes to their bin collections during the week following Bank Holiday Monday. There will be no bin collections on Bank Holiday Monday 27 August. Everyone’s bins will then be collected one day later than usual. This includes households who normally have their bins emptied on a Friday – crews will be working on Saturday 1 September to catch up. In Vale of White Horse this is food waste and rubbish (grey bin) collection week. See Bank... more
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Published on: 08 Aug 2018
The Council has been experiencing IT problems and in particular the receipt of e-mails. No e-mails were received by Abingdon.gov.uk addresses on Tuesday 7th August or this morning until 12 noon(Wednesday 8th August) and there was further problem until 3pm. The matter has now been resolved. If you have sent any e-mails from 22:00 hrs Monday 6th until 3pm Wednesday 8th you are advised to resend any e-mails which you originally sent during this period to ensure that they are now received. Our apologies for any inconvenience the e-mail problems may have caused you.
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Published on: 29 Jun 2018
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council has published its Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the year ended 31st March 2018. The public inspection period for the accounts begins Monday 2nd July and ends Friday 10th August 2018. The Annual Return and supporting financial statements are available for inspection at the Roysse Court Offices.
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Published on: 21 Jun 2018
Join the Mousehole Cafe next week as they celebrate National Cream Tea Day! Its National Cream Tea day on Friday 29th June and the cafe are celebrating from Tuesday 26th June until Saturday 30th June so that everyone can enjoy an added treat!  Make sure you check out the menu and pop along if you can. 
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Music in the Park
Published on: 02 Jun 2018
Wristands for Saturday evening's Music in the Park event are now sold out, so there will be none available on the gate. However if you have pre-ordered wristbands but have yet to collect them, these are available at the Town Council control tent during Fun in the Park (open until 3.30pm) or at the Abbey Car Park gate when the gates open for Music in the Park .  Gates will open between 4.30 and 5pm.  You should bring with you your online order number. For further details of the day's events click here.
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 31 May 2018
There are reports of flash flooding as a result of storms this evening.  For the latest advice from the Environment Agency click here. For help during a flood please click here for advice.                                            
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Town Administration
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Fun and Music in the Park
Published on: 31 May 2018
Both Fun and Music in the Park take place in the Abbey Grounds and for everyone’s safety Abbey Close will be closed to traffic all day. The Abbey Close car park (immediately adjacent to the Abbey Grounds) will also be closed. Fun in the Park This event starts at 10.30am and ends at 3.30 pm. Wild west Bouncy Castle Climbing Wall Go Karts Arts and Crafts Music and Dance A variety of local community stalls Food and drink refreshments   Music in the Park This event starts at 5pm.  Gates will open before then (but not before 4.30pm).  Please put your wristbands on before reaching the gate as this... more
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Arts & Culture, Outdoors, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

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