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Water Alert
Published on: 19 Mar 2015
Thames water have announced that the OX14 area of Abingdon may be experiencing issues with water supplies. Incidents of low pressure and ‘foul’ smelling water issuing from taps have been reported. This is the responsibility of Thames Water. For further information please see the Thames Water website http://www. https://www.thameswater.co.uk/16266.htm .
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We Want You!
Published on: 17 Mar 2015
Abingdon Museum are looking for Front of House Volunteers to join the museum's highly praised team. Our volunteers are crucial to the successful running of the museum and its diverse range of events, family activities and exhibitions, and in enabling us to run essential facilities as part of the museum experience, including roof viewing and operating our cafe.  Volunteering opportunities at the museum are varied, however as a shortlist of possible tasks for prospective volunteers: Roof viewing - talking to visitors from the stunning panoramic platform at the top of the museum. Cafe operating... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Music in the Park wristbands now available
Published on: 16 Mar 2015
Wristbands for Music in the Park 2015 were available for the first time today and the keenest fans of the event, determined not to miss out this year, were to be found heading for the Guildhall.  The sales point will usually be found in the lower foyer of the Guildhall, by the Roysse Room, but may have to be moved up to the main entrance when there are formal events in the Roysse Room. It will be open 10am to 2pm on weekdays, Tuesday evenings from 6pm-8pm, and there will also be wristband sales events on some Saturdays as advertised on this website. This Saturday 21st March we will be joining... more
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Arts & Culture, Outdoors
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 16 Mar 2015
Confirmed visitors to the Science of Art lecture on Tuesday 17th March; please note that the viewing of the Map and talk will take place at Abingdon County Hall Museum, where the Map is currently on display. Ruth's talk will then take place in the museum basement. Please contact the museum on 01235 523703 if you have any questions. 
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Arts & Culture, Heritage
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Pick out your most colourful, sunny and joyful images of the town.
Published on: 13 Mar 2015
In May the Town Council will be publishing the Town Crier magazine which will be distributed to all households in the parish. The new A4 format is aiming to be more eye catching as it arrives on your doormat and we are looking for a really great photograph to capture the beauty of Abingdon-on-Thames in the springtime. Budding photographers who would like to see their work on the front cover of this magazine, which has been in print for 53 editions now, should email events@abingdon.gov.uk to reach the Community Services Team, attaching the image as a jpeg or similar image file. If high and low... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Outdoors
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Annual Parish Meeting in the Roysse Room
Published on: 11 Mar 2015
Your chance to hear directly from Committee Chairs about the work they have been doing this year, and an opportunity for the public to ask their questions.   For more information please click here
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth
Published on: 09 Mar 2015
We might be looking up into a grey and gloomy sky today but the blue of the Commonwealth flag is fluttering bravely above the County Hall Museum. At 10 o'clock this morning the Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Angela Lawrence, and the Chairman of the Vale of White Horse District Council, Cllr Mike Badcock, marked the raising of the flag for Commonwealth Day by reading out messages from the Queen and the Commonwealth Secretary General. Kamalesh Sharma, the Commonwealth Secretary General, sent his best wishes to all involved in flag flying ceremonies, saying that the inaugural year of this... more
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Market Place, Town Administration
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Residents are urged to "select the scenario" for the future of Abbey Meadow
Published on: 24 Feb 2015
The Vale of White Horse District Council own and operate the Abbey Meadow and are consulting regarding its future. The District Council wants to improve Abbey Meadow so that it attracts more visitors to the area throughout the year.  To help achieve this, three scenarios showing how funding could be used to improve the area have been drawn up.  To learn more about the scenarios being proposed and to have your say in an online survey please click here to reach the appropriate page of the Vale of White Horse District Council website. The results of this public consultation will be published in... more
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Outdoors
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Perform at Fun in the Park 2015
Published on: 19 Feb 2015
Plans are well under way for Abingdon’s popular summer event, Fun in the Park and its evening concert event, Music in the Park, both taking place on 6th June 2015. As the Town Council will be hiring a large covered stage to accommodate the bands appearing at the evening event, there is a wonderful opportunity for local school bands, dance clubs, performing groups and choirs to use the stage space to wow the crowds at Fun in the Park. If you run a band or performing group and think your crew might love the chance to perform on our professional stage, send an email to events@abingdon.gov.uk... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Fun in the Park is a great opportunity for clubs and societies
Published on: 29 Jan 2015
The application forms for Clubs and Societies to take stall space at Fun in the Park are now available on this website. Groups are invited to take this opportunity to promote their organisation by providing a fun activity or entertainment at their stall that will entertain children or adults. Applications need to be in by 1st April so that organisations can be included in the pre-event publicity. Space may be limited and organisations are encouraged not to delay in applying. Click on this link to go the page where the forms can be downloaded.  
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

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