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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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Saturday, 26 September 2020 - 9:30am
This Saturday market brings local craftspeople and local produce to town. Any time before 3 pm come... more
Saturday, 28 November 2020 - 11:00am
Get this date in your diary and any ideas and contributions get them to the Extravaganza organisers... more
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Saturday, 4 July 2020 - 10:00am
Abingdon Action Against Breast Cancer have chosen 4th July for their Pink day. There will be  live m... more
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Thursday, 9th July2:00pm-2:30pm
A few weeks ago many of us remembered VE Day which was when war in Europe came to an end 75 years ag... more
Thursday, 23rd July2:00pm-2:45pm
At this time of year, in our gardens, parks and outside spaces we can all notice lots of tiny creatu... more
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