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Launch of Abingdon-on-Thames cinema announced
Mayors Over 70's Christmas Party - SOLD OUT!
Warm Home Discount
The Mayors Over 70's Christmas Party
Free parking days in the run up to Christmas
100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice
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Published on: 07 Dec 2018
The 1960s extension to Abingdon’s Guildhall – known as the Abbey Hall – is being brought back to life with a launch date this December.  The building will be transformed with state-of-the-art projection and surround sound equipment, cinema seating and a finely-stocked bar. Named ‘The Abbey Cinema’, the new venue will be kicking off a run of new releases just in time for Christmas, including Mary Poppins Returns, The Girl in the Spider’s Web, Robin Hood and Wreck it Ralph, alongside festive favourites such as It’s a Wonderful Life, The Grinch & Nativity Rocks!. The Guildhall complex is... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 30 Nov 2018
The annual Mayors Over 70's Christmas Party has now sold out! There are no longer any tickets available and we are very sorry for any dissapointment this may cause, but for those of you who managed to grab a ticket the Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, is really looking forward to welcoming you to this festive event!
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 26 Nov 2018
People who have difficulty paying their energy bills might be able to take advantage of the Warm Home Discount, a new kind of grant offered by the government and energy suppliers.  The Warm Home Discount is a scheme that provides people on low incomes with a single discount of £140 on their winter electricity bill. (You might be able to get the discount applied to your gas bill instead - contact your supplier to find out.)  The discount will not affect your Cold Weather Payment or Winter Fuel Payment. Not all energy suppliers are part of the scheme. You can contact your supplier to see if... more
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 16 Nov 2018
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Margaret Crick, is hosting the annual over 70's Christmas Party with tea and entertainment for Abingdon-on-Thames’s older residents on Monday 17th December this year. Do you live in Abingdon-on-Thames? Are you 70 or over? Great! Then we'd love you to come along for the festive fun. Please call in to the Abingdon Town Council at Roysse Court Offices at Bridge Street for a Ticket. Tickets will be available from 16/11/2018 until all the tickets are gone – so come down quick! The Town Council is open Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Unfortunately no... more
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 16 Nov 2018
Motorists in the Vale of White Horse can enjoy free parking in district council car parks on certain days in the run up to Christmas. The annual free parking tradition is provided by South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils to encourage people to shop locally for their Christmas presents.  The free parking days allocated to each area are agreed with the individual town councils depending on which day would best suit local traders.  Free Christmas parking days also mean people don’t have to pay to park if they wish to catch up with friends and family in the pubs, cafés and... more
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Shopping, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 05 Nov 2018
100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice Please see below a list of events organised by the Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council to commemorate the First World War Centenary.  Saturday 6th October – Abingdon County Hall Museum – Exhibition on the roll of the Indian Army during the Great War which runs until 28th October 2018.  This exhibition will be joined with the “Great War Propaganda” exhibition which showcases and explores the imagery of wartime conscription and propaganda poster 1914-1918.  This exhibition runs until 23rd December 2018. Friday 9th November 2018 - 7.00pm  -  Lecture... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 02 Nov 2018
Community Grants Scheme This is a reminder that Abingdon Town Council have a community grant scheme in place with a budget of £18,000 available for grants for the financial year commencing 1st April 2018 and applications may now be made for funding. Last year grants were awarded from the Community Grants scheme to 23 different organisations. Grant applications are considered by the Community Services Committee at its meetings, which take place four times each year. The next meeting takes place 11th December 2018 with a deadline for applications 20th November. For more information on the... more
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 26 Oct 2018
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, is hosting her charity Quiz evening in The Roysse Room, Guildhall, Abingdon at 7pm on Friday 30th November. The Mayor is welcoming teams of up to six people to the Quiz night and the evening is in aid of her charities - the Over 70s Christmas Party, Abingdon Carousal and Be Free Young Carers.   Tickets are available in advance for £12 pp to include a buffet. There will also be a bar available. Teams of up to six people can enter. You will need to obtain your ticket from the Abingdon Town Council offices, Roysse Court, Bridge Street which... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 18 Oct 2018
Abindon Museum presents: '1918: The Bloody Road to Victory' Friday 9th November 2018  starts at 7.00 pm (doors 6.40pm) at the Amey Theatre. Abingdon School, Park Road, Abingdon. 0X14 1DE BBC historian Gareth Howell returns to recount the harrowing story of the end of the Great War. What happened during the last year, to what extent did American assistance aid the European efforts, and what was the ultimate outcome of the war?   Buy your ticket now! (Adult £10; Child £5) call 01235 523703 or go to Abingdon Museum, Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG
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Arts & Culture, Heritage
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 18 Oct 2018
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council are pleased to announce that from 21st October 2018, the Bus service 41 will be re-introduced. This service is operated by Thames Travel and is based on the previous 41 service which stopped when the Oxfordshire County Council could no longer subsidise a lot of bus routes. Now Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council have funding for a year to bring the service back. The Bus Serves South Abingdon on Monday to Friday. Please see link here for the timetable 
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

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