Abingdon

100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:31

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. 

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Abingdon Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs come to town!

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:12

Abingdon Michaelmas Fair will take place on Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th October from 12 noon to 11pm each day.  The Michaelmas Fair is the longest street fair in Europe, running from the Market Place, through the High Street, The Square and the full length of Ock Street.  This historic street fair has its origins in the shortage of labour following  the Black Death of 1348/9.  The Fair was a hiring fair, the equivalent of today's employment agencies and online job websites.

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Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Civic Service

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 14:49

The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, will be holding her Civic Service at 10:30 AM on Sunday 9th September in St Helens Church, Abingdon.

The Service will be led by the Rector of Abingdon, Dr Charles Miller.

All are welcome to attend the service.

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August Bank Holiday bin collection changes

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 14:45

Please see below we have received from The Vale of White Horse District Council - 

Householders are being reminded by Vale of White Horse District Council of changes to their bin collections during the week following Bank Holiday Monday.

There will be no bin collections on Bank Holiday Monday 27 August. Everyone’s bins will then be collected one day later than usual.

This includes households who normally have their bins emptied on a Friday – crews will be working on Saturday 1 September to catch up.

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IT issues at Town Council

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:04

The Council has been experiencing IT problems and in particular the receipt of e-mails. No e-mails were received by Abingdon.gov.uk addresses on Tuesday 7th August or this morning until 12 noon(Wednesday 8th August) and there was further problem until 3pm. The matter has now been resolved.

If you have sent any e-mails from 22:00 hrs Monday 6th until 3pm Wednesday 8th you are advised to resend any e-mails which you originally sent during this period to ensure that they are now received.

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AAAHS 50th Anniversary - Gallery Talks

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 14:42
From Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th July 2018 -  (11:30 am - 2:15 pm) For fifty years the Abingdon Archaeological and Historical Society has been at the forefront of research into the town’s past. Its members have excavated sites, examined historic buildings, and scoured archives. Throughout their 50th Anniversary exhibition at the museum, AAAHS members will deliver talks and discussions that will explore Abingdon's history, archaeology and architecture showing visitors what the society has accomplished in the past fifty years.
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Notice of Public Rights

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 10:45

Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council has published its Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the year ended 31st March 2018. The public inspection period for the accounts begins Monday 1st July and ends Friday 3rd August 2018. The Annual Return and supporting financial statements are available for inspection at the Roysse Court Offices.

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Mouse Hole Cafe Celebrates National Cream Tea Day!

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 15:49

Join the Mousehole Cafe next week as they celebrate National Cream Tea Day!

Its National Cream Tea day on Friday 29th June and the cafe are celebrating from Tuesday 26th June until Saturday 30th June so that everyone can enjoy an added treat! 

Make sure you check out the menu and pop along if you can. 

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Community Led Plan Meeting Cancelled

Abingdon Council News - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 14:28

Unfortunately not many residents registered to attend the Community Led plan meeting this Monday, 18th June. Consequently with regret the decision has been taken to cancel the meeting. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. 

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Community Led Plan Meeting

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:25

Reminder about the next Community Led Plan Meeting 

Following the Community Survey which took place in the autumn, the results have now been collated and analysed.

Residents are now invited to help progress the work at a series of meetings which will focus on the issues which have been highlighted by the survey as priorities.  To each of the meetings we are inviting representatives of the various organisations who have responsibilities in relation to the matters under consideration.

The next meeting is:

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