BBC Birmingham News Feeds
- Gillingham 0-3 Walsall
- Maidenhead United 1-2 Solihull Moors
- Firewomen prove they exist to four-year-old Esme
- Wolves 4-3 Leicester: Nuno Espirito Santo sent off for Jurgen Klopp-style celebration
- England in West Indies: Chris Woakes takes 3-31 in warm-up match
- Natalie Putt: Missing mum died 'at or near her home'
- Kerim Mrabti: Birmingham City sign Sweden midfielder on free transfer
- Bolton Wanderers v West Bromwich Albion
- Cyrille Regis: Metro tram in memory of footballer
- 'Contaminated' Willenhall land not a threat, council says
BBC Bristol News Feed
- Bristol Rovers v Wycombe Wanderers
- Masters Snooker 2019: Judd Trump beats Mark Selby to reach semi-finals
- Weston-super-Mare brothel owner exposed in BBC report is jailed
- Bristol Steiner school placed in special measures by Ofsted
- Leeds United: Bristol City owner Steve Lansdown wants points deduction for 'spying'
- Lewis Boyce, Christian Judge, Will Stuart and Mike Williams: Bath sign four forwards
- Steve Lansdown: Ring-fence Premiership for three years, says Bristol Bears owner
- European Challenge Cup: Bristol Bears v Enisei-STM Krasnoyarsk
- Nottingham Forest v Bristol City
- Nick Knowles' I'm a Celebrity pants auctioned for surgery funds
Cornwall Council News feed
- Recycling rates are up as awareness grows and demand for bags hits record levels
- Local funding and highway improvements on the agenda at the Truro and Roseland Community Network Panel meeting
- Cornwall Council flying the flag for Pride
- Two successful prosecutions by Cornwall Council Trading Standards
- Council consults on what social landlord tenancy policies should look like
- Apprenticeships will help boost prosperity for all of Cornwall
- Calling all students – add vaccines to your to do list before heading off to University
- Council launches new consultation to help people live safe and well at home for longer
- Council commits to 3500 Extra Care units by 2025
- Council consults on how money from developers should be used
BBC Essex News Feed
- Braintree Town v Barnet
- Colchester United v Mansfield Town
- Bradford City v Southend United
- Artist Mark Fell creates 'sound app' for Essex c2c commuters
- Differences in GP access across England 'shocking'
- 'Torture' gang jailed for Tilbury and Horndon-on-the-Hill break-ins
- Stansted M11 hit-and-run: Police want dashcam footage of blue Ford Focus
- East of England burglary gang: Items reunited with victims
- Hundreds could lose money as Dream Lodge Group enters administration
- Billericay Town: Harry Wheeler returns as manager 147 days after being sacked
BBC Hampshire News Feed
- Eastleigh v Sutton United
- Boreham Wood v Havant & Waterlooville
- Aldershot Town v Chesterfield
- Oxford United v Portsmouth
- Sean Ervine: Former Hampshire and Zimbabwe cricketer hoping to become professional golfer
- Royal Navy sailor cleared in Canada group sex case
- Lying lorry driver jailed for killing two people in M3 crash
- Southampton park rape: New CCTV released
- Goat found dead 'with tongue cut out' in Bursledon drive
- Collapse of PS Ryde paddle steamer halts restoration
BBC Manchester News Feeds
- Salford City v Gateshead
- Macclesfield Town v Oldham Athletic
- Forest Green Rovers v Bury
- Rochdale v Fleetwood Town
- Swinton murder probe: Stabbed mum had 'heart of gold'
- Romelu Lukaku: Man Utd striker big part of squad, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
- Bolton Wanderers v West Bromwich Albion
- Bolton: New deals for Gary O'Neil and Remi Matthews after embargo lifted
- Leicester explosion: Three men jailed for murdering five people
- Sheffield Wednesday v Wigan Athletic
BBC Lincolnshire News Feed
- Lincoln City v Grimsby Town
- Lincoln city areas set for To Let boards ban
- Brexit: Ministers back my plan to block no-deal - Nick Boles
- Grimsby restaurant fined over 'nut free' korma
- Cian Bolger, James Brown and Danny Rowe: Lincoln City bring in three
- Lincolnshire receives first Syrian refugees
- Kirton house fire: Murder suspect and victims named
- Cars set alight at Lincoln prison in suspected arson attacks
- Grace Millane: Man denies murdering British backpacker
- 'Minor Counties' to become the National Counties Cricket Association from 2020
Amersham News Views and Information News Feed
- Chiltern Name Change For Local Charity
- Charity Quiz Supper – MND Association – Saturday Feb 2
- Amersham Track Party On December 9th
- Friday 14th December Wear It Festive to support local Hospice
- Chiltern Humanists – 12 December – Valerie Jack – A Happy Ending – Amersham
- Charity Family Christmas Concert Sunday 9 December 2018 Amersham
- The Shape of the World – a new comic drama – Nov 24 / 30 Dec 1
- 2nd Amersham Common Scouts Jumble Sale – 17 November
- Rotary Amersham present An Evening with Michael Portillo 19 Jan 2019
- Amersham Art Group Oil Painting Demonstration – 6 November & Self Lead Workshops 28 Nov
The Mouse hole café, located in the basement of Abingdon Town Hall, is turning 60 this weekend!
The café is open 10AM- 4PM Saturday 19th January and to celebrate its birthday all hot drinks will be only 60p!!
So come along and join the celebrations.
Please check the museum events programme for themes and time for each talk day.
These are FREE talks and no booking is required.
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, is hosting this year’s Charity Dinner on Friday 1st March 2019.
The event is being held to raise money for her two Chosen Charities: Be Free Young Carers and Abingdon Carousal.
The tickets are £45 pp and will include a 3 course-meal and entertainment for the evening.
Details below for the event -
Date: Friday 1st March 2019
Time: 7:00PM - 11:30 PM
Venue: Coseners House, 15-16 Abbey Cl, Abingdon, OX14 3JD
Ticket Price: £45
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council are once again organising the popular “Music in the Park” event. Music in the Park has taken place in the Abbey Grounds every year since its inception as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012, attracting large crowds with 3,500 wristbands being made available in the spring. This year Music in the Park takes place in the evening of Saturday 1st June, following on from the popular daytime event, Fun in the Park.
Recycle Your Christmas Tree!This is a reminder that as usual, now that the Christmas festivities are concluded, you can bring your Christmas tree to the Market Place to be recycled into woodchip.
This annual event takes place on the Saturday after Twelfth Night and this year is scheduled for Saturday 5th January from 9am to 3pm. This service is provided by the Town Council.
The woodchip produced will help to line our woodland pathways and provide compost for allotments and flowerbeds.
The 1960s extension to Abingdon’s Guildhall – known as the Abbey Hall – is being brought back to life with a launch date this December. The building will be transformed with state-of-the-art projection and surround sound equipment, cinema seating and a finely-stocked bar. Named ‘The Abbey Cinema’, the new venue will be kicking off a run of new releases just in time for Christmas, including Mary Poppins Returns, The Girl in the Spider’s Web, Robin Hood and Wreck it Ralph, alongside festive favourites such as It’s a Wonderful Life, The Grinch & Nativity Rocks!.
The annual Mayors Over 70's Christmas Party has now sold out!
There are no longer any tickets available and we are very sorry for any dissapointment this may cause, but for those of you who managed to grab a ticket the Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, is really looking forward to welcoming you to this festive event!
People who have difficulty paying their energy bills might be able to take advantage of the Warm Home Discount, a new kind of grant offered by the government and energy suppliers.
The Warm Home Discount is a scheme that provides people on low incomes with a single discount of £140 on their winter electricity bill. (You might be able to get the discount applied to your gas bill instead - contact your supplier to find out.)
The discount will not affect your Cold Weather Payment or Winter Fuel Payment.
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Margaret Crick, is hosting the annual over 70's Christmas Party with tea and entertainment for Abingdon-on-Thames’s older residents on Monday 17th December this year.
Do you live in Abingdon-on-Thames? Are you 70 or over? Great! Then we'd love you to come along for the festive fun.
Motorists in the Vale of White Horse can enjoy free parking in district council car parks on certain days in the run up to Christmas.
The annual free parking tradition is provided by South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils to encourage people to shop locally for their Christmas presents. The free parking days allocated to each area are agreed with the individual town councils depending on which day would best suit local traders.
100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice
Please see below a list of events organised by the Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council to commemorate the First World War Centenary.
Community Grants Scheme
This is a reminder that Abingdon Town Council have a community grant scheme in place with a budget of £18,000 available for grants for the financial year commencing 1st April 2018 and applications may now be made for funding.
Last year grants were awarded from the Community Grants scheme to 23 different organisations.
Grant applications are considered by the Community Services Committee at its meetings, which take place four times each year. The next meeting takes place 11th December 2018 with a deadline for applications 20th November.
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, is hosting her charity Quiz evening in The Roysse Room, Guildhall, Abingdon at 7pm on Friday 30th November.
The Mayor is welcoming teams of up to six people to the Quiz night and the evening is in aid of her charities - the Over 70s Christmas Party, Abingdon Carousal and Be Free Young Carers.
Tickets are available in advance for £12 pp to include a buffet. There will also be a bar available.
starts at 7.00 pm (doors 6.40pm) at the Amey Theatre.
Abingdon School, Park Road, Abingdon. 0X14 1DE
BBC historian Gareth Howell returns to recount the harrowing story of the end of the Great War.
What happened during the last year, to what extent did American assistance aid the European efforts, and what was the ultimate outcome of the war?
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council are pleased to announce that from 21st October 2018, the Bus service 41 will be re-introduced.
This service is operated by Thames Travel and is based on the previous 41 service which stopped when the Oxfordshire County Council could no longer subsidise a lot of bus routes. Now Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council have funding for a year to bring the service back.
The Bus Serves South Abingdon on Monday to Friday. Please see link here for the timetable
Please note that the Council meeting on Wednesday 17th October 2018 will be held in the Main Hall of the North East Abingdon Community Centre, Lindsay Drive at 7pm. This meeting is open to the public. Please click here to find link to the agenda.
The organisers of next week's Abingdon Michaelmas Fun Fair are promising a bigger and better version of one of last year's hit attractions. Mission Space will replace the Sky Fly ride on Ock Street, towering 40 metres (130 feet) high. For two days only – next Monday and Tuesday – riders will be able to enjoy an exhilarating experience as they are twirled high over the rooftops of the Oxfordshire town.