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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
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
Grass Car in the Market Place
Published on: 29 Mar 2014
Today has been a buzzing day in the town centre with the Clubs and Societies Day in the Guildhall and the Local Excellence Market basking in the sunshine out on the Market Place. Town centre favourites, Patisserie Pascal, showed how to barnstorm a retailing opportunity, taking part in the Local Excellence Market and selling out of many of their lines by mid-morning. The grass-covered car on the Easygrass stand was a wonderful bit of strangeness but was soon out-shone by the deadly, silent Ninjas stalking the streets. (They turned out to be from 21st Century Martial Arts based at Larkmead... more
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Community-your Abingdon
Spring has sprung in Lewis Baker
Published on: 26 Mar 2014
If you haven't worked out what to do for Mother's Day yet there's some lively shopping events in Abingdon town centre this Saturday! Bring Mum in and let her choose from the array of crafts and food at the Local Excellence Market, or pop round to Added Ingredients on Stert Street where they are running their Retail Theatre, or try a free taster therapy session at the Natural Health Centre in Coxeter House. Support your local town centre by doing your Mother's Day shopping with us!
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Arts & Culture, Market Place, Shopping
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Community-your Abingdon
Published on: 22 Mar 2014
In case you are wondering, the double decker bus in the Market Place is a mobile zoo with lots of reptiles and insects for families to look at.  Come on down and have a look at this and all the other Science mayhem going on at the outdoor "science market" today. The ATOM! Abingdon Science Festival is in full swing with sell out shows and Abingdon taking the record (against stiff competition from Oxford and the rest of the Oxfordshire Science Festival) for the most tickets sold for a scientific speaker event. Passing the Guildhall yesterday you might have been forgiven for a moment of panic... more
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Outdoors, Market Place
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Community-your Abingdon

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