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Grants available for Abingdon Clubs and Societies
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Community Led Plan Update
Contractors required for building works to Guildhall
Abingdon for All - Community Led Plan
District Council to offer £175,000 in grants to local community
Plastic bags can now be used to line food waste bins
Swan Upping 2017
Grants available for Abingdon Clubs and Societies
Community Led Plan Update
Contractors required for building works to Guildhall

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Town Crest
Published on: 18 Jan 2017
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council are once again organising the popular “Music in the Park” event.  Music in the Park has taken place in the Abbey Grounds every year since its inception as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012, attracting large crowds with 3,500 wristbands being made available in the spring.This year Music in the Park takes place in the evening of Saturday 3rd June, following on from  the popular daytime event, Fun in the Park.  The event includes performances by local bands and the organising committee has already received a number of expressions of interest... more
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Arts & Culture, Outdoors, Sports & Leisure, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Town Crest
Published on: 12 Jan 2017
Severe weather warnings of snow and ice have been issued for the area. For the latest Met Office forecast and to view the weather warnings please click here. 
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Outdoors, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Town Crest
Published on: 06 Jan 2017
This is a reminder that as usual, now that the Christmas festivities are concluded, you can bring your Christmas tree to the Market Place be recycled into woodchip. This annual event takes place on the Saturday after Twelfth Night and this year is scheduled for Saturday 7th January from 9am to 3pm. This service is provided by the Town Council in partnership with TVE Hire and Sales.   The woodchip produced will help to line our woodland pathways and provide compost for allotments and flowerbeds. Take advantage of this convenient and environmentally-firendly way to say goodbye to your... more
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Outdoors, Market Place, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Town Crest
Published on: 01 Jan 2017
The Annual New Year’s Day Boundary Walk will take place on Sunday 1st January 2017. Please gather at the Market Place from 11.15am for a start at 11.30am. The walk is estimated to take around two hours. Please come prepared appropriately with warm clothing and footwear appropriate for muddy conditions! The walk is led by two of the Abingdon Guild of Town Criers - Penny Clover and Tim Hunt.  Please join the walk if you want an energetic and interesting start to the New Year.
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Heritage, Outdoors, Market Place, Sports & Leisure, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 23 Dec 2016
Saturday 24th December: Information Centre at  Guildhall open from 9.30am to 12.30 pm. Sun 25th December to Wed 28th December inclusive:  CLOSED. Thursday 29th and Friday 30th December:  open from 9.30am to 3 pm. (Council reception operating at the Information Centre, Guildhall). Saturday 31st December – Information Centre at Guildhall open from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. New Year 2017:  The offices are then closed and re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017 at 9am. IN A GENUINE EMERGENCY  PLEASE CALL VALE OF WHITE HORSE DISTRICT COUNCIL  ON 01235 422420. BEST WISHES FOR A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND NEW... more
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Town Administration
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Town Crest
Published on: 08 Dec 2016
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Alice Badcock, extends a warm invitation to all townspeople to attend her Christmas Concert and Carol service. The Concert will take place at 7pm on Saturday 17th December in St Helen's Church.  The concert will include music by Abingdon Town Band.  At the end of the Concert the Mayor will invite everyone present to join her for a festive glass of wine/ or soft drink in the South Aisle.   
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon-on-Thames Coat of Arms
Published on: 02 Dec 2016
There are still some tickets left for the Mayor's Charity Quiz evening - but you need to get in quickly! The Mayor, Cllr Alice Badcock, is hosting her quiz evening at Abingdon Rugby Club, Lambrick Way, at 7pm on Friday 2nd December. The evening is aid of her charities - the Over 70s Christmas Party, Oxfordshire MIND and Little Troopers.  Would you like to bring a team or be part of a team? Tickets are available in advance £10 to include the quiz and a fish and chip supper (alternatives are available). The bar will also be open. Teams of up to eight people can enter. If you cannot form a team... more
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Arts & Culture, Town Administration, Wine & Dine
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon Coat of Arms
Published on: 25 Nov 2016
Abingdon's Christmas Extravaganza takes place on this, Saturday 26th November. The Extravaganza is organised by the Abingdon-on-Thames Chamber of Commerce and takes place in the town centre throughout the day. At 5pm Tina, Jo and Bradley of S Club 7 will perform on the stage. At 6pm the Mayor Cllr Alice Badcock and two lucky competition winners will then be switching the lights on! For further details of the programme for the whole day please click here. The Town Council, which provides the lights, is pleased to support this event and, as an added bonus, there is free parking in all District... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Outdoors, Market Place, Shopping, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon Coat of Arms
Published on: 10 Nov 2016
This is a reminder of the arrangements for the town's Remembrance Day commemorations which take place on Sunday 13th November 2016 -   10.00 am : Divine Civic Service at St Helen's Church led by the Rector of Abingdon, Rev Dr Charles Miller. 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 the Rector of Abingdon, Rev Dr Charles Miller. Music for the Parade and at the memorial will be provided by the Abingdon Town Band. The two... more
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Heritage, Outdoors, Market Place, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon-on-Thames Coat of Arms
Published on: 09 Nov 2016
Armistice Day takes place on 11th November each year. It marks the day when, in 1918, the First World War came to an end. Armistice Day is commemorated by a two minute silence at 11am.  In Abingdon for a number of years people have gathered at the War Memorial to remember those who have given their lives and served in conflicts over the years. This year the Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Alice Badcock, will lead the town in an Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial (in the Square).  If you are able to, you are encouraged  to join her from 10.45am onwards with a two minute silence being... more
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Heritage, Outdoors, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

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