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Exclusive 'MG made in Abingdon' book signing by Bob Frampton
Ock Valley Walk Footbridge
Annual Meeting and Mayor Making
Mouse Hole Cafe receives 5 Star award
Community Led Plan Meeting - 16th April 2018 at 6pm
Pedestrian bridge over River Ock - now open!
Community Led Plan Meetings
Exclusive 'MG made in Abingdon' book signing by Bob Frampton
Ock Valley Walk Footbridge

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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 11 Feb 2018
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council has announced that it will be holding a Bun Throwing Ceremony on the afternoon of Saturday 10th November 2018 to commemorate the end of the First World War. The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Jan Morter, stated: “Over the course of this year and especially during the weekend of the 10th and 11th November we will remember with sadness and pride those who gave their lives during the First World War.  However, it is also right that we should remember those who made it through the War and returned to their town and their families.  The bun throwing ceremony... more
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Green man, workshop, abingdon, things to do, adult craft
Published on: 07 Feb 2018
Visitors are invited to take part in a fantastic workshop 'Create a Green Man Wall Plaque' at Abingdon Museum on 27th February this year. The workshop is a once-only event linked to the popular Myth, Mystery and Music exhibition currently displayed in the Sessions Gallery at the Museum in the town centre.  Tickets can be booked in advance on 01235 523703, or from the museum reception. No prior experience is necessary and all equipment/clay will be provided. When finished, plaques will be taken away and fired ready for collection from the museum later.  Don't miss out, book now to try out a... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Shopping
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 06 Feb 2018
Oxfordshire South & Vale Citizens Advice have a Job Vacancy for a New Trustee. Please see details below. New Trustees needed Oxfordshire South and Vale Citizens Advice is a successful, independent local charity providing the Citizens Advice service across South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse. We provide (free) advice by phone or face to face to nearly 10,000 people each year via 150 volunteer advisers and 9 FTE staff. We operate from 5 Advice Centres in Abingdon, Didcot, Thame, Wallingford and Henley and 3 outreach locations. The main topics are benefits and tax credits, debt,... more
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Published on: 04 Feb 2018
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 3:00pm   A talk by Tim Healey   Tim Healey explores the story behind the mysterious leafy mask seen on our old parish churches, in 18th century garden ornaments and Victorian street architecture. A presentation utilising a wealth of vivid pictures of the Green Man subject in Oxfordshire.   Price: £5 per person Location: Kempster Room, museum basement. This level is accessible by lift.   Tickets must be booked in advance.  
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 20 Jan 2018
A Special Parish Meeting was held on 15th January 2018 to discuss the Abbey Hall and the Guildhall. However due to space constraints not everyone was able to get in to the meeting. Consequently the Mayor offered to organise a meeting for those who could not get in. Please note that both the venue and the time of the meeting has been changed and this meeting will now take place at 7.30 pm on Monday 22nd January 2018 at St Helen’s Church. We are e-mailing those who have this week registered to attend the meeting, to inform them of the change of venue and time. We will have a member of staff at... more
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Things to do, Abingdon, Museum, Events, Family activities, day out, craft, workshop, art
Published on: 18 Jan 2018
Saturday 27th January, 10:00am-12:00pm   Join artist Barbara Payne and learn how to make a colourful collaged wall plaque inspired by the Green Man image. Afterwards, why not explore the Myth, Mystery and Music exhibition upstairs and see if you can find all of the Green Men in the pictures upstairs!    Price: £6.00  Time: 10am-12pm Aprons and all equipment supplied. Location: Kempster Room, museum basement Facilities: Toilets, Baby Changing, Lift Access Booking in advance is advised, please contact the museum on 01235 523703 or museum.bookings@abingdon.gov.uk  
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 16 Jan 2018
A Special Parish Meeting was held on 15th January 2018 to discuss the Abbey Hall and the Guildhall. However due to space constraints not everyone was able to get in to the meeting. Consequently the Mayor offered to organise a meeting for those who could not get in. Please note that both the venue and the time of the meeting has been changed and this meeting will now take place at 7.30 pm on Monday 22nd January 2018 at St Helen’s Church. We are e-mailing those who have this week registered to attend the meeting, to inform them of the change of venue and time. We will have a member of staff at... more
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 14 Jan 2018
The Council is pleased to announce that this week major building improvements have started on the Guildhall. These are the first major improvements to the Guildhall for many years and will help to make the building fit for the modern age and improve inclusivity for all. For a full update on the Guildhall Development Project please click here.
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 08 Jan 2018
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 2nd June, following on from the popular daytime event, Fun in the Park. The event includes performances predominantly by local bands and the organising committee has already received a number of... more
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Sports & Leisure, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 05 Jan 2018
In November of 2017 the wooden bridge leading from St Helen’s Court into the Ock Valley Walk had to be closed due to vandalism attacks that led to the bridge becoming unsafe. Since the closure The Town Council have set aside funds to replace the bridge with a more robust and sturdy construction to ensure it is safe for public use. The Town Council are currently consulting with The Environment Agency about whether their plans for Flood Alleviation would affect the construction of the new bridge. We hope to have this confirmed and repairs started as soon as possible. The Town Council Website... more
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Outdoors, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

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