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Changes to the Town 41 Bus Service
Cancelled flights or lost luggage? Know your rights - Citizens Advice
Cancelled flights or lost luggage? Know your rights - Citizens Advice
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Residents must confirm their details!
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Vegetables and other fresh and local goods at the market this Saturday
Published on: 28 Sep 2019
  This  is a Saturday to head into the town centre for the excellence market where local food producers, craftworkers and retailers sell their goods in Abingdon Market Place. The Local Excellence Market gives Abingdon shoppers the chance to sample foods, beers and crafts from Oxfordshire and the nearest counties. The market starts at 9am and packs up at £pm, regardless of the weather! Come down and check it out. It's always a busy enviroment with lots to see and buy. For more information please contact the Abingdon Chamber of Commerce on events@abingdonchamber.co.uk Nike Air Penny 6
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Arts & Culture, Market Place, Shopping, Wine & Dine
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 14 Aug 2019
Changes to the Town 41 Bus Service The Town Council provides the subsidy which enables the town bus service 41, to operate.  The service is operated by Thames Travel. The service runs from Monday to Friday each week and currently runs through South Abingdon (via Saxton Road, Preston Road and Reynolds Way), Fairacres Retails park, the town centre (Stratton Way), Hadland Road and the White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre. The time table may be viewed by following this link:  https://www.thames-travel.co.uk/routes/41 From 9th September 2019 there are some enhancements being made to the 41... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 14 Aug 2019
Please see below that we have received from our local CAB Oxfordshire South and Vale Citizens Advice Bureau: Cancelled flights or lost luggage? Know your rights - Citizens Advice Airports and air travel have always caused difficulties and stress, but in the present age - with tight security and overcrowded terminal buildings - travellers have to deal with situations more fraught than ever before. To add to their problems flights are often delayed or cancelled, and suitcases vanish or turn up with items missing or damaged.            If you encounter any of these problems, you will be able to... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 14 Aug 2019
Please see below that we have received from our local CAB Oxfordshire South and Vale Citizens Advice Bureau: Cancelled flights or lost luggage? Know your rights - Citizens Advice Airports and air travel have always caused difficulties and stress, but in the present age - with tight security and overcrowded terminal buildings - travellers have to deal with situations more fraught than ever before. To add to their problems flights are often delayed or cancelled, and suitcases vanish or turn up with items missing or damaged.            If you encounter any of these problems, you will be able to... more
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 08 Aug 2019
Abingdon Pride have confirmed that next year’s event will take place on Saturday 13th June 2020. Abingdon Pride AGM to decide Executive and Officer Posts will take place on Wednesday 11th September 2019 at 7pm. Anyone wishing to submit themselves for a particular role must email louise.brown@abingdon.gov.uk by Wednesday 4th September 2019. Following this the applications would be collated and brought to the AGM where they will be considered and decided. Anyone applying for a position is reminded that a year’s commitment is considered a minimum requirement for the role. An Explanation of the... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 05 Aug 2019
Please see below from The Vale of White Horse District Council: Residents must confirm their details! This August every home in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse will receive a yellow letter (a ‘Household Enquiry Form’) requiring residents to confirm everyone over the age of 16 who lives in their property. When the arrives, simply visit householdresponse.com/southandvale to confirm that your details are correct or, if not, provide the correct information.  You will need the 2-part code on the front of your yellow letter to do this. South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 01 Aug 2019
Please see below from The Vale of White Horse District Council - Released on 1 August 2019 Festival grants open for applications Organisers of community events in the Vale are invited to apply for some of the £10,000 worth of festival and events grants on offer from Vale of White Horse District Council. Recently the council grants have helped fund many events across the Vale including Oxfordshire Play Association free children’s activity days, Abingdon Cycling Festival and the Grove and Wantage Extravaganza. Applications are invited from 1 August for grants between £250 and £1,000 to help... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 31 Jul 2019
Please see below from the Vale of White Horse District Council:  Residents are being asked to comment on the location of polling stations that are used for elections in South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse. The councils are carrying out a review of the polling districts and polling places to help ensure that they meet the needs of voters. All views are welcome, and the council is especially keen to hear from disabled residents and those who have experience of assisting disabled people with access requirements. Margaret Reed, Returning Officer for South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 22 Jul 2019
Abingdon Information has been hosted in a number of locations over the years and for the last year has been located in the first floor Sessions Hall at the County Hall Museum.  This has meant that the office was inaccessible to anyone who has difficulty with stairs.  Consequently the information centre will move back to the Guildhall shortly, being located on the ground floor room at the Town Council’s Roysse Court offices. The Leader of the Council, Cllr Samantha Bowring, stated: “A climb of 39 steps to reach the local and tourist information centre is not possible for everyone so council... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 05 Jul 2019
Abingdon Flood Defences - Proposals for Temporary Flood Barrier Abingdon Town Council has organised a meeting with the Environment Agency (EA) at which the EA will update residents on their work in relation to Abingdon Flood Defences and outline their proposals for a temporary flood barrier. The meeting will take place in the Roysse Room at 7pm on Thursday 18th July 2019. Chair of the Council’s Planning, Consultations and Highways Committee, Cllr Jeanette Halliday, stated “Many residents were badly affected by flooding in 2007 and with the climate emergency this is likely to get worse. The... more
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Outdoors, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

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