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Recycle your Christmas tree
Published on: 31 Dec 2015
If you're not sure what to do with your Christmas tree after taking it down, why not bring it to the Market Place on Saturday 9th January between 9am-3pm where Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council and TVE Hire & Sales will happily recycle it for you! The woodchip produced will help to line our woodland pathways.
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Market Place
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Beating the Bounds 2016
Published on: 31 Dec 2015
Come along and celebrate the New Year by taking part in the 2016 Beating the Bounds walk.  Walkers will meet at 11.30am in the Market Place on New Year's Day then will proceed to walk along the Towns 1556 Boundaries.  Get outside for some fresh air after all the eating and drinking of Christmas! - and join in this community event that upholds the ancient tradition of "beating the bounds".  All welcome.
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Outdoors, Market Place
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 18 Dec 2015
The Museum will be closed from 24 Dec - 2 January inclusive, opening again on 3 January 2016.  Please note that from 3 January 2016 the museum opening times will be as follows: Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 4pm Sunday 11am - 5pm We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, and look forward to seeing you at the Museum in 2016!
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Shopping
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 15 Dec 2015
Are you one of the fortunate people who receives a winter fuel allowance but doesn't really need it? Abingdon and District CAB Friends is running a pilot project whereby you can donate your fuel allowance to them and it will be passed on by the Citizens Advice Bureau at Abingdon to someone locally who really does need it. You could help prevent a death due to fuel poverty in your local area.  For more information have a look at the information page with downloadable information sheet here.
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Clockwork Dragon opened summer 2015 with a visit from the Mayor and Town Crier
Published on: 04 Dec 2015
Saturday 5th December is Small Business Saturday when we hope that everyone will be reminded to shop in their small local businesses. Cllr Helen Pighills, the Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, and Nicola Blackwood MP will be visiting independent businesses in the town and showing their support. Amongst the special offers available for shoppers tomorrow is the £5 voucher available at Added Ingredients on Stert Street, free with any purchase over £50, and valid up to 6 months (please mention “Small Business Voucher” when paying!) and the specialist bra fitting service (no obligation) running at... more
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Arts & Culture, Shopping
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Christmas Craft Market change of date 12th December 2015
Published on: 01 Dec 2015
This Saturday on the Market Place there should have been an exciting array of hand-made craft products at our annual Christmas Craft Market. However, due to the forecast high winds we have had to change the date in the hope that, one week on, the winds will have subsided and we won't have the added excitement of gazebos rolling across the Market Place! Fortunately most of our craftworkers from around the locality can make the new date and therefore they will be converging on Abingdon Market Place to set out their stalls and offer pottery and ceramics, hand sewn cushions, hand worked knits and... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 26 Nov 2015
Great opportunity to start working with our lovely museum team, a mixed band of volunteers and paid staff. The job description and application form can be found by clicking here.
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 25 Nov 2015
This Saturday the 28th November 2015 is the Abingdon-on-Thames annual Christmas Extravaganza. Below is a listing of the events throughout the day. It will be a great day for all the family. Market Place 11:15 Majorettes 12:00 Parade 12:30 Oxford Caledonian Pipes & Drums 13:00 Majorettes 13:30 Ashnar 14:00 Morris Dancers 14:30 Charlie Leavy 15:00 Sophie Elise 15:15 Abingdon Concert Band 16:00 Community Chior 16:45 Fire Performance 17:30 The big switch on, followed by fireworks 17:40 Community Chior Bath Street 10:00 stalls open for business 12:30 Punch & Judy 13:00 Morris Dancers 13:30... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Outdoors, Market Place, Shopping, Wine & Dine
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 11 Nov 2015
'Oh come all ye' on Wednesday 2nd December for Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Carols on the Market Place. This is a free event for the community. Music will be provided by the Abingdon Town Band, there will be singers from the Community choir. There will be a collection for the Mayors chosen charities, The Abingdon Breakaway Club and Blue Skye Thinking.  The Carols start at 6pm and all are most welcome!
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Outdoors, Market Place, Shopping
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 11 Nov 2015
On Friday 11th December the Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Helen Pighills, will be hosting the annual Over 70's Christmas Party.  This year it will begin at 2pm at the Preston Road Community Centre South Abingdon. Tickets are free and will be available from the 16th November at Abingdon Visitor and Community Information Centre, Roysse Court, Bridge Street. The Centre opening hours are Monday to Saturday, 9:30am till 3:00pm. Contact 01235 522711
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Town Administration
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