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Abingdon-on-Thames has a thriving and close-knit business community. A range of networking organisations and business groups exists to encourage local links and facilitate a strong local commitment to spending money with local suppliers when possible. Several of our larger corporate businesses are contributors of time, expertise and funding contributions to community projects and events. In addition, councils and business leaders maintain important dialogues which have resulted in business-friendly initiatives becoming part of local policy. Two hours free parking in town car parks, a shop-front grant scheme and public sector financial support for business development are just some of the initiatives.

Run a local business? Plan to start a business, have one already, or considering relocation of your business to the area, there are several sources of support and information.

Economic Development Team, Vale of White Horse District Council. This team at Milton Park can assist with good marketing locations and obtaining suitable premises. They are based at 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park OX14 4SB 01235 422422 joined with South Oxfordshire's headquarters as well. This provides a network of services for the towns Abingdon-on-Thames, Faringdon and Wantage in the Vale of White Horse DC and Didcot, Henley, Thame, Wallingford in South Oxfordshire DC.

Each town and its visitor information centre is linked into the tourism site www.southernoxfordshire.com 

Abingdon-on-Thames Chamber of Commerce, Friends of Abingdon Civic Society and other organisations have pages on this site as well as their own information.

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Events

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Thursday, 7 February 2019 - 7:00pm
This session with a professional coachpsychologist is open to all. Lea Lukk is offering gentle help... more
Saturday, 16 March 2019 - 9:00am
Come along and support your local secondary school students at this year’s Young Enterprise Oxfordsh... more
Friday, 24 May 2019 - 2:45pm
There will be two boats each day to Oxford from Saturday this weekend until early September heritage... more
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From Monday, 21st January to Friday, 25th January12:00pm-12:00pm
All are welcome for peaceful prayer and reflection each day Monday to Friday this week at 12.00. Pra... 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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Saturday, 16th February11:00am-11:30am
'The Crossley Engine', by Ruth Weinberg. This talk will take you back in time to the first half of t... more
Thursday, 21st February10:30am-3:00pm
Come and try our mixed media craft, celebrating the winter season. Thursday 21st February 2019 Drop-... more
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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Saturday, 19 January 2019 - 9:15am
Roger Thomas, Chairman of Abingdon Archaeological and History Society and also from University of Ox... more
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