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Published on: 01 Mar 2018
Postponement of Guildhall Committee Meeting – Thursday 1st March 2018 Following consultation with the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Guildhall Committee, this evening’s meeting of the Guildhall Committee has been postponed. This decision has been taken reluctantly on the basis of the inclement weather and the severe weather warnings which are now in force. The new date of the meeting is to be confirmed.
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 01 Mar 2018
The Memorial Service due to be held  for former Councillor John Tamplin on Friday 2nd March 2018 has been postponed due to the poor weather conditions which will make it difficult and potentially dangerous for people to travel. When the new date is available this will be published on the website. John passed away in February at the age of 85. He was a Town Councillor from 1999 to 2003 and was Mayor’s Escort to his late wife Audrey during 2002-2003.  He leaves his daughter Jane, son-in-law Marc and son Richard. John will be fondly remembered by all who knew him for his humour and kindness and... more
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 01 Mar 2018
Severe weather can affect you in several ways and in the event of bad snow or ice it is important to know where to get help if you need it. Please see the useful link below from The Vale of White Horse District Council for further advice on issues such as Waste collections, School Closures, Flooding and loss of utilities. There are some out of hour’s telephone numbers if you need assistance or are worried about a relative or neighbour. And also some information about how to join the Priority Services Register for vulnerable residents. www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/services-and-advice/environment-... more
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Outdoors, Town Administration
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Published on: 01 Mar 2018
Please note that the Abingdon Museum Friends meeting due to take place on Thursday 1st March has been postponed due to the inclement weather. For more details of the Friends please click here.
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 11 Feb 2018
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council has announced that it will be holding a Bun Throwing Ceremony on the afternoon of Saturday 10th November 2018 to commemorate the end of the First World War. The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Jan Morter, stated: “Over the course of this year and especially during the weekend of the 10th and 11th November we will remember with sadness and pride those who gave their lives during the First World War.  However, it is also right that we should remember those who made it through the War and returned to their town and their families.  The bun throwing ceremony... more
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Heritage, Outdoors, Market Place, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Green man, workshop, abingdon, things to do, adult craft
Published on: 07 Feb 2018
Visitors are invited to take part in a fantastic workshop 'Create a Green Man Wall Plaque' at Abingdon Museum on 27th February this year. The workshop is a once-only event linked to the popular Myth, Mystery and Music exhibition currently displayed in the Sessions Gallery at the Museum in the town centre.  Tickets can be booked in advance on 01235 523703, or from the museum reception. No prior experience is necessary and all equipment/clay will be provided. When finished, plaques will be taken away and fired ready for collection from the museum later.  Don't miss out, book now to try out a... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Shopping
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 06 Feb 2018
Oxfordshire South & Vale Citizens Advice have a Job Vacancy for a New Trustee. Please see details below. New Trustees needed Oxfordshire South and Vale Citizens Advice is a successful, independent local charity providing the Citizens Advice service across South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse. We provide (free) advice by phone or face to face to nearly 10,000 people each year via 150 volunteer advisers and 9 FTE staff. We operate from 5 Advice Centres in Abingdon, Didcot, Thame, Wallingford and Henley and 3 outreach locations. The main topics are benefits and tax credits, debt,... more
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 04 Feb 2018
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 3:00pm   A talk by Tim Healey   Tim Healey explores the story behind the mysterious leafy mask seen on our old parish churches, in 18th century garden ornaments and Victorian street architecture. A presentation utilising a wealth of vivid pictures of the Green Man subject in Oxfordshire.   Price: £5 per person Location: Kempster Room, museum basement. This level is accessible by lift.   Tickets must be booked in advance.  
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 20 Jan 2018
A Special Parish Meeting was held on 15th January 2018 to discuss the Abbey Hall and the Guildhall. However due to space constraints not everyone was able to get in to the meeting. Consequently the Mayor offered to organise a meeting for those who could not get in. Please note that both the venue and the time of the meeting has been changed and this meeting will now take place at 7.30 pm on Monday 22nd January 2018 at St Helen’s Church. We are e-mailing those who have this week registered to attend the meeting, to inform them of the change of venue and time. We will have a member of staff at... more
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Things to do, Abingdon, Museum, Events, Family activities, day out, craft, workshop, art
Published on: 18 Jan 2018
Saturday 27th January, 10:00am-12:00pm   Join artist Barbara Payne and learn how to make a colourful collaged wall plaque inspired by the Green Man image. Afterwards, why not explore the Myth, Mystery and Music exhibition upstairs and see if you can find all of the Green Men in the pictures upstairs!    Price: £6.00  Time: 10am-12pm Aprons and all equipment supplied. Location: Kempster Room, museum basement Facilities: Toilets, Baby Changing, Lift Access Booking in advance is advised, please contact the museum on 01235 523703 or museum.bookings@abingdon.gov.uk  
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum

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