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Spring Bank Holiday bin collection changes
Kids Craft Session with Robert Strange
Music in the Park Wristbands on sale!
Cinema at the Abbey Hall
Expressions of interest – management of the Guildhall, Abingdon-on-Thames
Annual Meeting and Mayor Making
Mouse Hole Cafe receives 5 Star award
Spring Bank Holiday bin collection changes
Kids Craft Session with Robert Strange
Music in the Park Wristbands on sale!
Cinema at the Abbey Hall
Expressions of interest – management of the Guildhall, Abingdon-on-Thames
Annual Meeting and Mayor Making
Mouse Hole Cafe receives 5 Star award

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Published on: 08 Apr 2018
Sunday 15th April 2018 Exclusive 'MG made in Abingdon' book signing by Bob Frampton on Sunday 15th April (10am - 3pm) to coincide with the opening of the new temporary exhibition 'Automotive/Design: Innovations at MG Abingdon.' On this day you can have your copy of 'MG Made in Abingdon' signed by its author Bob Frampton. If you don't already have one, copies will be available to purchase in the museum shop for £14.99.
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Shopping, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 04 Apr 2018
We are pleased to say that the new footbridge for the Ock Valley Walk (St Helen's Court) has been manufactured and delivered. Unfortunately, installation of the new bridge has been delayed due to the inclement weather and flood warnings on the River Ock and Thames. It is hoped that installation will begin week commencing 9th April if the water level and flows permit.
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Outdoors, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 30 Mar 2018
Abingdon-on-Thames Council is working with Oxfordshire County Council and the Vale of White Horse District Council on proposals to create a community hub in the Abbey Hall which would accommodate multiple public services such as the library, information centre, joint reception and other council services.  This work is ongoing but will still take some time to come to fruition, the likely timing for building works to commence being the summer of 2020.  Over the last couple of months the Council has been negotiating with the Regal Cinema of Evesham regarding the use of the Abbey Hall as a cinema... more
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Arts & Culture, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 29 Mar 2018
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council are once again organising the popular “Music in the Park” event! Wristbands for this year’s event are on sale now. Wristbands will cost £10 for adults and £5 for children. Under 5's are free and must be worn so please remember to ask. No concessions. Tickets are available from Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council, Roysse Court Offices, and online. With online sales there is an option for collecting them or paying extra for postage until we get near the date of the event. Music in the Park has taken place in the Abbey Grounds every year since its inception as part of... more
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Outdoors, Sports & Leisure, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 16 Mar 2018
Following the Community Survey which took place in the autumn, the results have now been collated and analysed. We are now in a position to take the Plan forward. Residents are now invited to help progress the work at a series of meetings which will focus on the issues which have been highlighted by the survey as priorities.  To each of the meetings we are inviting representatives of the various organisations who have responsibilities in relation to the matters under consideration. The meetings are as follows: Planning, Housing and Flooding: Tuesday 20th March 2018 – Guildhall Council Chamber... more
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Community Led Plan
Published on: 16 Mar 2018
Tuesday, 3rd April, and Saturday, 7th April 2018 Another year of our popular festive fun workshop making Easter style crafts. What shell we make this time? Time: 10am-12.30pm, and 1-3pm Admission: Entry by donation Location: Kempster Room, museum basement Facilities: Toilets, Baby Changing, Lift Access Café: The Mouse Hole Café will be open until 2pm serving a selection of hot and cold drinks, snacks and lunches. Kindly note:  the free museum craft activity programme is run by volunteers for the benefit of the community. Any abusive, rude or malicious behaviour, whether verbal or physical,... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 15 Mar 2018
The wooden bridge leading from St Helen’s Court into the Ock Valley Walk has been closed due to vandalism attacks that led to the bridge becoming unsafe. The Town Council is pleased to be able to update you that the Replacement Bridge is due to be delivered at the end of March 2018 and should be installed in the weeks following. Please check the Town Council Website and Social Media for any further updates.
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 13 Mar 2018
The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Wednesday 14th March 2018, in St Helen’s Church, Abingdon-on-Thames at 7pm.  This is a public meeting of the Local Government electors of Abingdon-on-Thames who are invited to attend and take part in discussions.  This is an annual statutory meeting of the town’s electors and is not a Council meeting although the Council does take the opportunity for its Committee Chairmen to make a report to the meeting on the work being undertaken by the Council’s Committees. To access the papers for the meeting please click here.
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 07 Mar 2018
It is International Women's Day on Thursday 8 March. To celebrate Active Women are offering a program of activities for women to take part in across areas of South and Vale Oxfordshire both on the day and during the week!  All new participants who attend an activity during the week will receive an Active Women freebie - including a t-shirt/pen or key ring. Get in touch with the contact to find out more and to book your place.
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 06 Mar 2018
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Jan Morter is hosting this year’s formal gathering that we are calling a ‘Festiball’ - A South Pacific themed, festival feel evening! Whilst the main aim is to raise funds for her 2 charities, we also hope to have some fun. There is something for everyone! A string Quartet of the highest quality will serenade you at the Champagne reception. Entertainment will include Prima Ballerina, Rebecca Scanlon, local girl made good. Comedy Opera Singer Simon Grey, and after an interlude where there might be some audience participation, dancing to the strains of the... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

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