Abingdon

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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Music in the Park - Sold Out

Abingdon Council News - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 13:43

Wristands for Saturday evening's Music in the Park event are now sold out, so there will be none available on the gate.

However if you have pre-ordered wristbands but have yet to collect them, these are available at the Town Council control tent during Fun in the Park (open until 3.30pm) or at the Abbey Car Park gate when the gates open for Music in the Park .  Gates will open between 4.30 and 5pm.  You should bring with you your online order number.

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Flash flooding - advice from Environment Agency

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 21:42

There are reports of flash flooding as a result of storms this evening.  For the latest advice from the Environment Agency click here.

For help during a flood please click here for advice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Fun and Music in the Park Saturday 2nd June 2018 – a guide for the day

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 18:37

Both Fun and Music in the Park take place in the Abbey Grounds and for everyone’s safety Abbey Close will be closed to traffic all day. The Abbey Close car park (immediately adjacent to the Abbey Grounds) will also be closed.

Fun in the Park

This event starts at 10.30am and ends at 3pm.

Wild west Bouncy Castle

Climbing Wall

Arts and Crafts

Music and Dance

A variety of local community stalls

Food and drink refreshments

 

Music in the Park

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Your last chance to get wristbands for Saturday's Music in the Park

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 19:53

There are just a few wristbands remaining for this Saturday's "Music in the Park." The event takes place in the Abbey Grounds - gates open 5pm and the event ends with the traditional firework display at 10pm.

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Halfterm Family Fun

Abingdon Council News - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 11:14
This Half-term get crafty and construct your own 3D building and make your own keyring to take home!

Thursday, 31st May 2018 (10am-12.30pm, and 1-3pm)

Admission: Entry by donation

Location: Museum Session Gallery (up 37 steps)

 

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"Meet the Artist"

Abingdon Council News - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 10:53
Why not drop in to meet the artist Robert Strange on Saturday 2nd June at Abingdon Museum and find out about the inspiration and technique behind this exhibition of work.

Robert Strange will be at the museum from 10.30 to 3pm.

FREE

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Spring Bank Holiday bin collection changes

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:20

Please see below a reminder from the Vale of White Horse District Council regarding Spring Bank Holiday bin collection changes -

Vale of White Horse District Council is reminding householders of the usual changes to their waste collections during the week following Spring Bank Holiday Monday.

There will be no waste collections on Bank Holiday Monday 28 May. Everyone’s bins will then be emptied one day later than usual for the rest of that week.

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Kids Craft Session with Robert Strange

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 15:23

Kids Craft session with Robert Strange 12 – 2pm 30th May in the Sessions Gallery. Taking inspiration from his vivid drawings of sweet wrappers and discarded items, kids can create colourful paper works with guidance from the artist himself. FREE (donations suggested at £1 per person)

Why not drop in to meet Robert Strange on Saturday 2nd June and find out about the inspiration and technique behind this exhibition of work. 10.30 to 3pm. FREE

The Sessions Gallery in up 37 steps.

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Music in the Park Wristbands on sale!

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 09:02

On Saturday 2nd June 2018 the Abbey Gardens will fill up with rides, face painting,  live music and dance, some great street food stalls, bouncy inflatables and much more. There will be performances on the stage and there will be stalls for local societies and Community groups to advertise their activities and the work they do and potentially sign up new members.

Fun in the Park takes place from 10:30 am to 3:30pm and is a free, walk-in event.

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Cinema at the Abbey Hall

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 14:02

The Council is pleased to confirm that at its meeting of Wednesday 25th April it agreed to the principle of renting the Abbey Hall to the Regal Cinema of Evesham until the summer of 2020. This is now subject to formal legal agreement but this should not delay matters and in the meantime works have commenced to enable the cinema to move in.

 

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Expressions of interest – management of the Guildhall, Abingdon-on-Thames

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 12:09

Expressions of interest – the Guildhall, Abingdon-on-Thames

Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is re-opening its Historic Guildhall Rooms for hire later this year. These will be available for hire to individuals, community groups, conference organisers, wedding planners and others. A strong marketing campaign is being launched shortly, and high quality equipment and catering facilities will be available.

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Annual Meeting and Mayor Making

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:26

The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Jan Morter, and the Town Council invite you to the Annual Meeting and Mayor Making of the Town Council in

St. Helen’s Church, Abingdon-on-Thames at 7pm

Wednesday 9th May 2018

Doors open from 6.30pm

You are invited to join the Mayor and Town Councillors for a glass of wine or a soft drink at the conclusion of the meeting.

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Mouse Hole Cafe receives 5 Star award

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:50

The Mouse Hole Café in the Basement of Abingdon Museum has this week received a 5 star award for taking steps to avoid plastic waste and pollution.

The Certificate was presented to the café manager, Emma Rose by the Mayor of Abingdon, Cllr Jan Morter, on behalf of the Abingdon Cuts Plastic! Campaign, part of Abingdon Carbon Cutters.

Three excellent things which the Mouse Hole café do are:                                             

      1.  Sell reusable Ecoffee cups, made from bamboo.

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Community Led Plan Meeting - 16th April 2018 at 6pm

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:21

Reminder about this evenings 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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Pedestrian bridge over River Ock - now open!

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:22

Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council are pleased to confirm that the new bridge leading from St Helen’s Court into the Ock Valley Walk has recently been installed and the Ock Valley Walk is now open to the public again.

In accordance with the Town Council's drive to be environmentally friendly the new bridge is made out of recycled plastic. This also means that its construction is much more sturdy than the previous old wooden bridge. 

We are pleased the Ock Valley Walk is open for the spring and hopefully the weather will now improve too!

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Community Led Plan Meetings

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:22

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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Esclusive 'MG made in Abingdon' book signing by Bob Frampton

Abingdon Council News - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 13:30

Sunday 15th April 2018

Esclusive 'MG made in Abingdon' book signing by Bob Frampton on Sunday 15th April (10am - 3pm) to coincide with the opening of the new temporary exhibition 'Automotive/Design: Innovations at MG Abingdon.'
On this day you can have your copy of 'MG Made in Abingdon' signed by its author Bob Frampton. If you don't already have one, copies will be available to purchase in the museum shop for £14.99.

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Ock Valley Walk Footbridge

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:24

We are pleased to say that the new footbridge for the Ock Valley Walk (St Helen's Court) has been manufactured and delivered. Unfortunately, installation of the new bridge has been delayed due to the inclement weather and flood warnings on the River Ock and Thames. It is hoped that installation will begin week commencing 9th April if the water level and flows permit.

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