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100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice
Abingdon Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs come to town!
Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Civic Service
August Bank Holiday bin collection changes
IT issues at Town Council
AAAHS 50th Anniversary - Gallery Talks
Notice of Public Rights

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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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Published on: 05 Jan 2018
This is a reminder that as usual, now that the Christmas festivities are concluded, you can bring your Christmas tree to the Market Place to be recycled into woodchip. This annual event takes place on the Saturday after Twelfth Night and this year is scheduled for Saturday 6th January from 9am to 3pm. This service is provided by the Town Council in partnership with TVE Hire and Sales.   The woodchip produced will help to line our woodland pathways and provide compost for allotments and flowerbeds. Take advantage of this convenient and environmentally-friendly way to say goodbye to your... more
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Published on: 03 Jan 2018
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Jan Morter, is hosting a Joint concert with Oxford Welsh Male Voice Choir and Oxfordshire County Youth Choir On Saturday 3rd February 2018 at 7:30 PM. The Concert is being held at St Helens Church in Abingdon and all proceeds that are raised are going to the Mayor's Charities, Against Breast Cancer and The Abingdon Bridge. Tickets are £10.00 per person, and are available via the Information Centre at Roysse Court (Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 3pm). Tickets are expected to sell quickly, so make sure you get yours soon and come along for an... more
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Published on: 03 Jan 2018
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Jan Morter, is hosting a Charity Race Night at The Loose Cannon Brewery. This will take place on Saturday 27th January 2018 at 7pm.  All proceeds go to the Mayor's Charities, Against Breast Cancer and The Abingdon Bridge. Tickets are £5.00 per person, available via the Information Centre at Roysse Court (Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 3pm). So why not grab a Ticket and join The Mayor at what is expected to be a very popular evening! 
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Published on: 21 Dec 2017
Saturday 23rd December: Information Centre at Guildhall open from 9.30am to 12.30 pm. Sun 24th December to Wed 27th December inclusive:  CLOSED. Thursday 28th and Friday 29th December:  open from 9.30am to 3 pm. (Council reception operating at the Information Centre, Guildhall). Saturday 30th December – Information Centre at Guildhall open from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. New Year:  The offices are then closed and re-open on Tuesday 2nd January 2018 at 9am. IN A GENUINE EMERGENCY RELATING TO TOWN COUNCIL SERVICES PLEASE CALL VALE OF WHITE HORSE DISTRICT COUNCIL ON 01235 422420.  The District Council... more
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Published on: 24 Nov 2017
Abingdon's Christmas Extravaganza and switch on of the lights takes place on Saturday 2nd December this year. The Christmas Lights are provided by Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council and the Extravaganza is organised by the Abingdon-on-Thames Chamber of Commerce. The Extravaganza takes place in the town centre throughout the day. There will be trader stalls, delicious food and fantastic entertainment, culminating in a performance by girl band Honeyz. The day culminates with the switching on of the Town's Christmas Lights and a firework display. For further details of the programme for the day... more
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Published on: 21 Nov 2017
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Jan Morter, extends a warm invitation to all Abingdon townspeople to attend her Service of Light. The Service will take place at 7pm on Wednesday 20th December in St Helen's Church, Abingdon.  There will be Mulled Wine and Mince pies to follow. All are Welcome – Free entry.  
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Published on: 15 Nov 2017
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Councillor Jan Morter, is hosting a festive tea with entertainment for Abingdon-on-Thames’s older residents on Monday 18th December. Do you live in Abingdon-on-Thames? Are you 70 or over? Great! Then come along for the festive fun. Please call in to the Information Centre at the front of Bridge Street entrance of the Guildhall for a ticket. Tickets will be available from 20/11/2017 until all the tickets are gone – so come down quick! The information centre is open Monday – Saturday, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Please note: Guildhall is the venue for invitation only and... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 11 Nov 2017
This year’s Remembrance Day commemorations will take place on Sunday 12th November 2017 - 10.00 am: Remembrance Day Service at St Helen's Church led by Rev Mary Williamson. 10.50am:  Remembrance Day Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial. The civic party and detachments of the army and  local organisations will parade to the War Memorial. The service at the War Memorial will be led by Rev Mary Williamson and music will be provided by Abingdon Town Band. If you plan to attend you are advised to turn up early as more and more people attend the commemorations each year. Following the sounding of... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 11 Nov 2017
It is with regret that, after taking professional advice, the Council has temporarily closed the bridge leading from St Helen’s Court into the Ock Valley Walk. The wooden bridge has been subject to vandalism attacks over a sustained period and this has now led to parts of the bridge becoming unsafe. The Council recognises that the closure of the bridge will cause inconvenience to members of the public but public safety must always be paramount in considering such matters. The Town Council will, as a matter of urgency, instruct surveyors to look into a more robust and sturdy construction and... more
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