Abingdon

Flood alert and warning of severe weather

Abingdon Council News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 17:51

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the River Stert in Abingdon-on-Thames (3.09pm-  28th May):

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Wristbands for Music in the Park - get yours whilst you can

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 22:09

This year Music in the Park takes place in the Abbey Grounds from 5pm on Saturday 3rd June 2017. With under two weeks left before the big day, wristbands are selling fast and you are strongly advised to obtain yours now, before we run out.

Gates open at 5pm and there will be live performances from Flexamuscle, Shakedown Prophets, AGC Rock Band and Bigtopp.  The evening concludes with a Proms Concert by Abingdon Town Band and  a Grand Firework Display.

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Parliamentary elections

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 21:57

The following helpful information has been received from the Vale of White Horse District Council and is reproduced below in full.

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Wristbands now on sale for Music in the Park

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 13:27

Music in the Park takes place in the Abbey Grounds from 5pm on Saturday 3rd June 2017.

Gates open at 5pm and there will be live performances from Flexamuscle, Shakedown Prophets, AGC Rock Band and Bigtopp.  The evening concludes with a Proms Concert by Abingdon Town Band and  a Grand Firework Display.

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Opportunity for a Marketing Volunteer

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 09:52

Abingdon County Hall Museum are seeking a Marketing Volunteer to assist with general advertising, marketing and promotion of the museum and its activities, exhibitions, events and family workshops. This would be a great opportunity for someone wishing to gain museum experience and build marketing skills into their CV. Prior marketing experience would be an advantage however all applications will be considered. 

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Bin collections during the Easter holidays

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 23:07

The Vale of White Horse District Council have sent the following advice on bin collections during Easter:

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Volunteers Wanted

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 10:08

The Mouse Hole Cafe, located in the basement of Abingdon County Hall and operated by Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council, are seeking a Saturday volunteer. The cafe offers a cosy and friendly space run by a small team of staff and volunteers, serving hot drinks, snacks and light lunches. The cafe promotes a community atmosphere, and the Mouse Hole Club (run by the museum's superb volunteers) puts on regular adult craft activities.

Saturday volunteers would be required to help serve food and drinks, offer a friendly welcome and be willing to chat with customers. 

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Abingdon -on-Thames Town Council supports a Community Led plan

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 03/30/2017 - 14:22

People living in and around Abingdon-on-Thames are being urged to help forge its future. Everyone in the area is invited to get involved with the Community Led Plan that the Town Council agreed to support at last night’s Council meeting.

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Learn to Draw

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 10:56

Abingdon Museum welcomes artist Kate Hammersley who will be conducting a series of workshops over four weeks in April entitled Learn to Draw. The workshops will provide beginners and aspiring drawers a chance to learn essential techniques, such as creating compositions and developing textures - taking inspiration from the museum and its collections. 

Details of the course may be found at http://www.abingdon.gov.uk/event/arts-culture-heritage/learn-draw with the first date Saturday 1st April.

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Job Opportunities at the Town Council

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 03/08/2017 - 12:16

The Council is currently advertising for an Administrative Assistant  (based at the Roysse Court offices) and a Works Team Assistant (based at the cemetery but working at all the Council's sites in Abingdon).

For further details please visit the Job Opportunities paga by clicking here.

Please note that the closing date for these positions is Friday 17th March 2017.

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