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Grand Civic Dinner
Published on: 22 Jan 2015
Tickets for the Mayor’s Civic Dinner on Friday 13th February have not yet sold out but are over the 50% mark so anyone thinking about going should request their ticket application pack in the next few days. The annual event takes place at the Guildhall and this year will include Scottish Country Dancing as well as a three course meal with table wine included in the price.   For more information click here to go to the event details on the town calendar.
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Arts & Culture
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 05 Jan 2015
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is hosting two exhibitions and advice evenings to help local residents be best prepared for flooding and other winter emergencies. On the evenings of Tuesday 6th and Thursday 8th January there will be opportunities at Long Furlong Community Centre (6th) and Preston Road Community Centre (8th) to meet emergency service personnel, to receive advice from experts and to be aware of emergency equipment, phone numbers to ring and what to do and not do when it looks as though the water is headed your way. The Town Council particularly hope that neighbours and family... more
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Arts & Culture
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 24 Dec 2014
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council will be open as follows during the Christmas and New Year period.   Wednesday 24th December:  9am to 3pm (Roysse Court offices and Guildhall Visitor and Community Information Centre) Thursday 25th December: Closed Friday 26th December:  Closed   Monday 29th December:  Closed Tuesday 30th December:  9am to 5 pm (Roysse Court offices closed to public; Council service being provided from the Guildhall) Wednesday 31st December:  9am to 3pm (Roysse Court offices closed to public; Council service being provided from the Guildhall) Thursday 1st January 2015: Closed... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Winter Weather - be prepared
Published on: 19 Dec 2014
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is hosting two exhibitions and advice evenings to help local residents be best prepared for flooding and other winter emergencies. On the evenings of 6th and 8th January there will be opportunities at Long Furlong Community Centre (6th) and Preston Road Community Centre (8th) to meet emergency service personnel, to receive advice from experts and to be aware of emergency equipment, phone numbers to ring and what to do and not do when it looks as though the water is headed your way. The Town Council particularly hope that neighbours and family members will help... more
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Arts & Culture, Outdoors, Town Administration
Partner:
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Christmas Inspiration at a genuine Crafts Market
Published on: 08 Dec 2014
This Saturday 13th December the Market Place at Abingdon-on-Thames is the setting for a quality Christmas Market featuring genuine craftspeople and offering workshops and demonstrations. Talented potters, woodworkers, bakers and painters will be joined by stalls full of lovely hand-made jewellery, clothing and soaps. So many unique and interesting gifts and stocking fillers to take away to complete your Christmas shopping…and the satisfaction of supporting craftspeople and young entrepreneurs from your own area with just some of your Christmas budget. When you’ve finished wandering around the... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Outdoors, Market Place, Shopping, Town Administration
Partner:
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
The Guildhall is the setting for Christmas Carols this Friday evening
Published on: 01 Dec 2014
The Mayor's Christmas Carol Concert will bring the real spirit of Christmas to the Guildhall this Friday evening, the 5th December. Abingdon Town Band and the Community Choir will lead the singing with mulled wine and mince pies on sale to make the evening a warm and festive occasion. Doors open at 6.30pm to this free event and the concert starts at 7pm. Money raised will go to the Mayor's charities.  
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Arts & Culture
Partner:
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Extravaganza Crowds watch the fireworks. Photograph by Lawrence Harman
Published on: 29 Nov 2014
Today is the day the Christmas LIghts are switched on, but before that lots of entertainments and activities going on all around the town centre, including Ruby's Vintage Fair at the Guildhall from 10am to 4pm and the Fireworks around 5.30pm (Ceremony from about 4.45pm)  For more information click here  
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon's own Local Excellence Market is back
Published on: 22 Nov 2014
The array of great food, drink, craft and community stalls that is the Local Excellence Market is here today trading from 9am to 2pm in the Market Place.
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Arts & Culture
Partner:
Community-your Abingdon
Remembrance Day in Abingdon-on-Thames
Published on: 09 Nov 2014
The Annual Remembrance Day Parade and Service will take place today with the church service commencing at 10.00am in St Helen's Church, moving to the War Memorial for 10.40am followed by the Parade to the Guildhall after 11.00am. The Mayor and Council of Abingdon-on-Thames extend a warm welcome to all who wish to attend any part of this act of remembrance.
Category:
Heritage, Town Administration
Partner:
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
New Town Crier Magazine now being delivered
Published on: 03 Nov 2014
The latest edition of the Town Crier magazine is now being delivered to every home in the parish. The magazine gives information about what the Town Council and other organisations have been doing and is also full of information about upcoming events including important dates for next year. If you haven't received one please email enquiries@abingdon.gov.uk The magazine is a special 1914 Remembered edition with the centre pages devoted to looking at the ways the town got involved in the centenary of the First World War this year. If you enjoyed the atmosphere of the WWI re-enactment Heritage... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage
Partner:
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

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