Abingdon

Have your say on a new homelessness strategy for South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:22

Please see the below released from South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils:

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are asking people for their views on a new strategy to address homelessness and rough sleeping.

By law, local authorities are required to publish a homelessness and rough sleeping strategy every five years - the current South and Vale strategy ends in 2020 and the councils have now launched a six-week consultation on a new strategy which would last until 2025.

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Calling all Bands for Music in the Park!

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 15:41

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. The next Music in the Park event takes place in the evening of Saturday 6th June 2020, following on from the popular daytime event, Fun in the Park.

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Citizens Advice launches energy advice drive

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 16:03

Please see below released from Citizens Advice:

Your local Citizens Advice is launching its annual initiative to help people in financial need who find it hard to pay their energy bills.

The project, called the Energy Advice Programme (EAP), is going live throughout Oxfordshire South and Vale from October to March 2020. It includes comprehensive steps to help people who have to spend a significant proportion of their income on fuel bills.

At an EAP appointment our advisers, depending on your particular problem, can do one or more of the following:

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Council staff to visit homes that haven’t responded to the yellow Household Enquiry Form

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 15:37

Please see below from the Vale of White Horse District Council 

Council staff to visit homes that haven’t responded to the yellow Household Enquiry Form

Released on 7 October 2019

In the coming days staff from South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils will be visiting homes whose occupants have not updated their details following requests via the yellow ‘Household Enquiry’ form.

The councils need this information to make sure everyone who is eligible to vote is able to do so in forthcoming elections.

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Abingdon Michaelmas Fair!

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 10/03/2019 - 14:55

The Abingdon Michaelmas Fair will take place on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th October from 12 noon to 11pm each day.

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Citizens Advice seeks volunteers

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 10/01/2019 - 10:37

Please see below from Citizens Advice: 

''Citizens Advice Oxfordshire South and Vale is looking for volunteers to work in our friendly offices in Abingdon, Didcot, Faringdon, Henley and Thame.

As well as volunteer advisers, we also need receptionists, IT specialists and administrators.

Once trained, volunteer advisers can make a real difference to our clients by helping them overcome problems they face with benefits, debt, employment, housing or family relationship issues.

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Give driving a miss for a day and be in with a chance to win a prize

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 15:57

Sunday 22 September is World Car Free day and South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils are offering drivers in the districts the chance to win a prize – if they give their vehicle a rest on that day.

World Car Free Day has been running for 25 years. Cities, towns and villages take the opportunity to raise awareness of air pollution and air quality by encouraging people to leave their cars at home for the day and choose alternative forms of transport.

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Give driving a miss for a day and be in with a chance to win a prize

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 15:57

Sunday 22 September is World Car Free day and South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils are offering drivers in the districts the chance to win a prize – if they give their vehicle a rest on that day.

World Car Free Day has been running for 25 years. Cities, towns and villages take the opportunity to raise awareness of air pollution and air quality by encouraging people to leave their cars at home for the day and choose alternative forms of transport.

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Abingdon Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs come to town!

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 14:43

Abingdon Michaelmas Fair will take place on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th October from 12 noon to 11pm each day.

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Abingdon Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs come to town!

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 14:43

Abingdon Michaelmas Fair will take place on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th October from 12 noon to 11pm each day.

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Abingdon Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs come to town!

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 14:43

Abingdon Michaelmas Fair will take place on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th October from 12 noon to 11pm each day.

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Residents reminded to respond to their Household Enquiry Form

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 12:19

Please see the below from the Vale of White Horse District Council: 

Residents who haven’t responded to their yellow ‘Household Enquiry’ form are being urged to do so as soon as possible.

Last month, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils sent a yellow letter to all homes across the two districts requiring people to confirm everyone over the age of 16 who currently lives in their property.

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Residents reminded to respond to their Household Enquiry Form

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 12:19

Please see the below from the Vale of White Horse District Council: 

Residents who haven’t responded to their yellow ‘Household Enquiry’ form are being urged to do so as soon as possible.

Last month, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils sent a yellow letter to all homes across the two districts requiring people to confirm everyone over the age of 16 who currently lives in their property.

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Residents reminded to respond to their Household Enquiry Form

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 12:19

Please see the below from the Vale of White Horse District Council: 

Residents who haven’t responded to their yellow ‘Household Enquiry’ form are being urged to do so as soon as possible.

Last month, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils sent a yellow letter to all homes across the two districts requiring people to confirm everyone over the age of 16 who currently lives in their property.

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Contact Citizens Advice for rapid help with online scams

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 16:41

Please see below from Citizens Advice: 

Contact Citizens Advice for rapid help with online scams

Citizens Advice has set up a new Scams Action service to help people who have been scammed or defrauded online, or think they might have been.

Call a Scams Action specialist adviser on 0300 330 3003 if you want to report an online scam. You can also call us if you're acting on behalf of someone else who has been scammed. We'll let you know what to do next and give you support with any problems you might be facing.

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Contact Citizens Advice for rapid help with online scams

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 16:41

Please see below from Citizens Advice: 

Contact Citizens Advice for rapid help with online scams

Citizens Advice has set up a new Scams Action service to help people who have been scammed or defrauded online, or think they might have been.

Call a Scams Action specialist adviser on 0300 330 3003 if you want to report an online scam. You can also call us if you're acting on behalf of someone else who has been scammed. We'll let you know what to do next and give you support with any problems you might be facing.

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Contact Citizens Advice for rapid help with online scams

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 16:41

Please see below from Citizens Advice: 

Contact Citizens Advice for rapid help with online scams

Citizens Advice has set up a new Scams Action service to help people who have been scammed or defrauded online, or think they might have been.

Call a Scams Action specialist adviser on 0300 330 3003 if you want to report an online scam. You can also call us if you're acting on behalf of someone else who has been scammed. We'll let you know what to do next and give you support with any problems you might be facing.

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Tribute to PC Andrew Harper

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 15:35

THE MAYOR OF ABINGDON, CLLR CHARLIE BIRKS

 

The whole of the town was shocked and saddened to hear of the death of PC Andrew Harper, who had been based at Abingdon Police Station for many years.  Andrew lost his life in the line of duty, selflessly serving and protecting the public.  His death has come as a sharp reminder of the risks which the police take on our behalf every day. 

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Tribute to PC Andrew Harper

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 15:35

THE MAYOR OF ABINGDON, CLLR CHARLIE BIRKS

 

The whole of the town was shocked and saddened to hear of the death of PC Andrew Harper, who had been based at Abingdon Police Station for many years.  Andrew lost his life in the line of duty, selflessly serving and protecting the public.  His death has come as a sharp reminder of the risks which the police take on our behalf every day. 

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Tribute to PC Andrew Harper

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 15:35

THE MAYOR OF ABINGDON, CLLR CHARLIE BIRKS

The whole of the town was shocked and saddened to hear of the death of PC Andrew Harper, who had been based at Abingdon Police Station for many years.  Andrew lost his life in the line of duty, selflessly serving and protecting the public.  His death has come as a sharp reminder of the risks which the police take on our behalf every day. 

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