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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

Abingdon-on-Thames is a vibrant market town with a population of over 33,000. Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is a parish council under the Local Government Act 1972 and is the successor authority in terms of parish functions to the Abingdon Borough Council.

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The Town Council has a vision to work with our partners to create a cohesive town that reflects its culture and tradition with the key features of the town centre looking like they belong together. Our vision is to develop a vibrant and attractive modern market town that is steeped in history and which the people will be proud of and want to share with visitors; a town that is economically vibrant, attractive to look at, has a lively social and cultural scene and strong community cohesion.

The Town Council is responsible to the residents of Abingdon-on-Thames for a wide range of services. In this section of the Abingdon-on-Thames website we outline these services, as well as information about council meetings, committees, councillors, budget spending and the civic calendar.

Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council produces an official Town Guide every two years. An e-copy of the guide, published in the summer of 2015, is available here

 

Latest News

04 Feb 2019
Please see below an update from Vale of White Horse... more
01 Feb 2019
Severe weather can affect you in several ways, such as... more
01 Feb 2019
Please see message from The Vale of White Horse District... more
25 Jan 2019
MAYOR ANNOUNCES CLUBS’ AND SOCIETIES’ DAY FOR 2019 The... more
25 Jan 2019
GUILDHALL REOPENS AFTER REFURBISHMENT OPEN WEEKEND 16th-... more
Lots of people drinking coffee and sitting at cafe tables in the sunshine with market stalls in the background
Abingdon-on-Thames is a market town that still proudly upholds the tradition of the Market Place as a focus of town ... MORE
There are no job vacancies at the Town Council at this time. Please check this section of the website again in the... MORE

Town Council Events

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Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 8:30pm
A new series of Ballet Fit sessions for 16 and over has its first session on 27th February and runs... more
Friday, 15 March 2019 - 10:00am
There is now a tea and book discussion group once a month on a Friday to which anyone over sixty is... more
Saturday, 16 March 2019 - 10:00am
There will be at least nineteen layouts at the Abrail 2019 with lots to see and do all day, somethin... more
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 - 7:30am
On Wednesday 1st May come along to the Abbey grounds dressed in your Spring coloursand greenery for... more
Saturday, 4 May 2019 - 10:00am
The Cubs and Beavers of 10th Abingdon Scouts will have some interesting activities and items on sale... more
Saturday, 25 May 2019 - 10:00am
Abbey Meadow pool will be open all day every day until early September. The pool is a warm temperatu... more
Saturday, 8 June 2019 - 10:00am
Save the Children works all over the world and in the UK for the benefit of all children. The charit... more
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Thursday, 11th April10:30am-3:00pm
Join us in creating seasonal crafts, to welcome in the spring and Easter festival. Shall we begin? T... more
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