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Abingdon Environmental Activity Notice Board

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 11:49
Abingdon Environmental Activity Notice Board Do you have an interesting Eco event coming up?
Do you have a local ‘environmental news’ story that could be shared? Leave an A4 or smaller sheet with details at the gallery reception desk and we will try to make space on the board for you.
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Local Elections 2019

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 09:45

Local Elections 2019

On Thursday 2 May, people over the age of 18 will be able to vote in local elections in the Vale of White Horse.

You will be able to vote for a district councillor and, in some places, you will also get to vote for a town or parish councillor.

Voter registration

To vote on 2 May, you need to be registered by Friday 12 April.  Anyone who isn't registered at their current address should visit gov.uk/register-to-vote to ensure they are eligible to vote. 

Polling cards

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Music in the Park Wristbands

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 04/05/2019 - 15:22

It is that time of year again when Tickets go on sale for the popular Music in the Park event organised by Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council.

Wristbands for this year’s event will be on sale from Monday 8th April in the Abbey Cinema, Guildhall. Wristbands will cost £10 for adults and £5 for children. Under 5's are free but will need a band for entry. No concessions.

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Compost give-away event

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 04/04/2019 - 14:19

The compost give-away is back! The compost give-away event is happening on Saturday 11th May at Milton Park (please note the change of location). This is usually a very popular event where you can fill up your box, bag or container with locally produced compost for free.

 

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Parish Meeting this Tuesday 12th March

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 12:36

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Tuesday 12th March 2019, in the Roysse Room, Guildhall, Abingdon-on-Thames at 7pm. 

All interested residents are welcome to attend. 

Held once a year the Annual Town Meeting is organised by the Town Council on behalf of the electors of Abingdon.  This is not a Council meeting but is an opportunity for residents to raise and discuss matters affecting the town and express their views. 

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Abingdon-on-Thames Annual Parish Meeting

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 15:19

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Tuesday 12th March 2019, in the Roysse Room, Guildhall, Abingdon-on-Thames at 7pm. 

All interested residents are welcome to attend. 

For further information please see the Agenda

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Give the recycling wheels a spin!

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 14:16

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have made it even easier for residents to check which bin their waste items go in by using the councils’ new recycling wheels.

The councils have produced the wheels to help increase recycling rates by promoting the kerbside recycling collections and making sure residents are putting the right things in the right bins.

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Update waste collections

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 11:07

Please see below an update from Vale of White Horse District Council regarding Waste Collections:

Your recycling and waste collections

Update waste collections week commencing 4 February 2019

The snow last Friday (1 February) caused unsafe driving conditions for our waste trucks so we decided to cancel our waste collections  on that day. We will begin catching up on Monday 4 February. Unfortunately this will have a knock-on effect on collections for the rest of the week. 

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Severe Weather

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 14:35
Severe weather can affect you in several ways, such as flooding, snow or a loss of utilities. Please see below some information provided by The Vale of White Horse District Council regarding this: Flooding  

Click here for advice if you are flooding

Visit the Oxfordshire Flood Took Kit for information about preparing for a flood

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Bin collections affected by adverse weather

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 14:14

Please see message from The Vale of White Horse District Council regarding Bin collection:

Bin collections affected by adverse weather

Released on February 1, 2019

 Update 1 February 2019 - waste collections

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MAYOR ANNOUNCES CLUBS’ AND SOCIETIES’ DAY FOR 2019

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 15:48

MAYOR ANNOUNCES CLUBS’ AND SOCIETIES’ DAY FOR 2019

The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, has announced that Abingdon’s Clubs’ & Societies’ Day will take place in the Guildhall on Saturday 16th March 2019. 

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GUILDHALL REOPENS AFTER REFURBISHMENT

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 15:32

GUILDHALL REOPENS AFTER REFURBISHMENT

OPEN WEEKENDS 2-3rd and 16th-17th FEB

The Guildhall buildings are now open for hire after extensive refurbishment.

The team which runs the Abbey Cinema in the 1960s extension to the Guildhall and the Unicorn in the Abbey Buildings, is now managing the Guildhall facility on behalf of the Town Council.

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The Mouse Hole Cafe at 60!

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:15

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.

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AAAHS Talk days at Abingdon Museum

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:37
Every third Saturday of the month starting in February 2019. Why not come and listen to local expert talk about interesting topics at the museum! Every third Saturday of the month, three talks will take place at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Each will last 30 minutes and be about a different subject or object in the museum collection.

Please check the museum events programme for themes and time for each talk day.

These are FREE talks and no booking is required.

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Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Charity Dinner

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 16:09

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                      

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Calling all Bands for Music in the Park!

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 10:36

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.

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree!

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 14:16

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.

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