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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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Fresh asparagus at the Local Excellence Market today
Published on: 31 May 2014
The Local Excellence Market is up and running and there's a couple of special features today- the Town Council are selling wristbands for Music in the Park which is just ONE WEEK away, and our regular stall The Chocolate Tree is running mini-chocolate-workshops for kids at their stall in the centre of the market. White and milk melted chocolate looking so delicious! Huge amounts of fresh asparagus also available on local farm stall! Trading until 2pm so come down and join us.
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Community-your Abingdon
Looking forward to my breakfast already!
Published on: 30 May 2014
It's a full Market Place tomorrow with the return of the largest Abingdon market with craftworkers, home and farm produce, community stalls and a chance to buy your wristbands for Music in the Park which is only a week away! It's a 6am start for us market managers but with breakfast at the bun stall followed by breakfast at the pie stall, we still look forward to it! Stalls start trading at 9am. The Market closes at 2pm.    
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Community-your Abingdon
Horn call from the county hall roof 16 May
Published on: 30 May 2014
On 16 May the Museum opened its doors from 6-9pm for the first time as part of the national Museums at Night event. Over 300 enthusiastic visitors enjoyed an evening of music, roof views, late night shop, cafe and open exhibitions. The superb weather attracted crowds to the county hall roof with its stunning views of Abingdon at dusk. There were traditional toys for children of all ages to enjoy and live music in the gallery and café from Amity, the Oxford Horn Trio and Ian Miles. Lively performances by the Abingdon Morris Dancers and Vale Islanders in the arcade meant there was entertainment... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
What's On leaflets are just one of the Choose Abingdon projects
Published on: 13 May 2014
The Choose Abingdon AGM takes place at the Guildhall this Tuesday evening. Community Group members can combine this with a tour of the Guildhall and a chance to find out about the excellent package prices for community hire of the Guildhall. For more information click here.
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Arts & Culture, Town Administration
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Community-your Abingdon
The Mayor, escort and Deputy Mayor welcoming Abingdonians to the Mayor's Reception.
Published on: 08 May 2014
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council chose the town's new Mayor last night by a unanimous vote. Cllr Angela Lawrence was elected, naming her husband Steve as her escort for the year. Cllr Helen Pighills was elected Deputy Mayor. More information on the Mayor's page
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Mayor Making Evening 2013
Published on: 07 May 2014
On Wednesday evening the town once again holds its traditional Mayor Making Ceremony. The present Mayor, Cllr Samantha Bowring, will leave office and, in a formal ceremony, hand over the chain, robes and duties to a new Mayor elected on the evening by the full council in front of the public. The evening is also the chance for the outgoing Mayor to thank those who have supported her in her year in office and to give Mayor’s Awards to volunteers, officers and members of clubs and societies who have given outstanding service to the community. More information and meeting papers are available.... more
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Arts & Culture, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon Air and Country Show
Published on: 04 May 2014
The wonderful Abingdon Air and Country Show is back Sunday 4th May, with flying displays and lots of vehicles, planes, stalls, live music and a great atmosphere. Gates open at 10am. More information on their website  http://www.abingdonairandcountry.co.uk/the-show/  
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Outdoors
Partner:
Community-your Abingdon
Mayor Samantha Bowring
Published on: 29 Apr 2014
Mayor’s Charity Gala Dinner will take place tonight, Saturday, 3rd May, 7pm for 7.30pm. The event is being held to raise money for Abingdon charities. The Dinner will take place at the new Barns Building at the Crown and Thistle Hotel.  Tickets are available at £40 each, which includes a drinks reception, three course meal, dancing and entertainment. Tickets are available from the Crown and Thistle, in person, by phone on 01235 522556 or e-mail thecrownandthistle@oakmaninns.co.uk We are looking forward to what promises to be an enjoyable and fun evening at the start of the bank holiday... more
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Arts & Culture
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Be a part of the civic and public life of Abingdon-on-Thames
Published on: 16 Apr 2014
Two exciting new positions are now available following a reorganisation of staffing roles within this modern town council. Both roles will require some experience in civic and public event management and an ability to communicate with diplomacy at all levels. You will require an organised and professional approach to a workload which will have challenging peaks, and competence in a wide variety of Microsoft Office applications.   Community Services Officer You will have the lead role in delivering and further developing the council's IT and communications strategy, managing print projects and... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Architects Drawings of the new entrance to the Guildhall
Published on: 31 Mar 2014
Press release issued by Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council, 30th March 2014   Last year Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council announced plans for a major redevelopment of the Guildhall. These plans included the building of a new cinema seating 100 people and a major revamp of the Abbey Hall so that it could become a modern, multi-purpose hall to enable exhibitions, stage performances, conferences, banquets and balls as well as acting as a larger, second screen cinema for popular showings. The plans also improved the access to, visibility and interpretation of the heritage of the building, secured... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

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