Abingdon

Music in the Park Saturday 1st June – Tickets Selling Fast!

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:32

With just over 2 weeks to go until our popular Music in the Park event make sure you get your tickets as soon as possible so you don’t miss out!

This year promises to be as good as ever with music from Local bands; Nevada, Fallen Angels, The Voodoo Penguins and Hope & Glory.

Concluding with the usual Proms Concert by Abingdon Town Band and a Grand Firework Display.

Throughout the evening there will be local Food Vans and Bars serving a range of food and drink for you to enjoy.

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Mayor Making - Monday 13th May

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 21:00

The Annual Mayor Making ceremony and Annual Council meeting will take place in the Abbey Hall, the Guildhall on Monday 13th May 2019 at 7pm (doors open - 6.30pm, arrive early to secure a seat).

All are invited and very wecome to this important event.  This marks the start of the four year term of the Council elected on 2nd May and the investiture of the Mayor of Abingdon, a post which has been filled by the town since 1556.

After the meeting there will be an opportunity to meet the Mayor, the Deputy Mayor and Councillors.

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LATEST NEWS: Election results

Abingdon Council News - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 00:06

Local elections  took place on Thursday 2nd May 2019.

Abingdon Town Council Following the elections the ruling group on the Council are the Liberal Democrats.  The political composition of the Council in terms of numbers of Councillors, is as follows:

Liberal Democrat - 18 (+10)

Green - 1 (+1)

Conservative - 0 (-10)

Independent - 0 (-1)

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Household Waste Recycling Centre

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 14:32

Please see below issued from Oxfordshire County Council:

During May, your Household Waste Recycling Centre will be closing for two days to carry out a deep clean and esential maintenance.

Closing dates:

Alkerton (Banbury)                Weds 8 & Thurs 9 May

Ardley    (Bicester)                Tues 14 & Weds 15 May

Drayton (Abingdon)               Thurs 16 & Fri 17 May

Stanford (Faringdon)             Tues 21 & Weds 22 May

Oakley Wood (Wallingford)   Thurs 23 & Fri 24 May

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Household Waste Recycling Centre

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 14:07

Please see below issued from Oxfordshire County Council:

During May, your Household Waste Recycling Centre will be closing for two days to carry out a deep clean and esential maintenance.

Closing dates:

Alkerton (Banbury)                Weds 8 & Thurs 9 May

Ardley    (Bicester)                Tues 14 & Weds 15 May

Drayton (Abingdon)               Thurs 16 & Fri 17 May

Stanford (Faringdon)             Tues 21 & Weds 22 May

Oakley Wood (Wallingford)   Thurs 23 & Fri 24 May

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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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