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Bin collections during the Easter holidays
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Volunteers Wanted
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon -on-Thames Town Council supports a Community Led plan
Learn to Draw abingdon museum art pencil sketch workshop
Learn to Draw
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Job Opportunities at the Town Council
Wristbands now on sale for Music in the Park
Volunteers Wanted
Bin collections during the Easter holidays
Volunteers Wanted
Abingdon -on-Thames Town Council supports a Community Led plan
Learn to Draw
Job Opportunities at the Town Council

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Music in the Park
Published on: 18 Apr 2017
Music in the Park takes place in the Abbey Grounds from 5pm on Saturday 3rd June 2017. Gates open at 5pm and there will be live performances from Flexamuscle, Shakedown Prophets, AGC Rock Band and Bigtopp.  The evening concludes with a Proms Concert by Abingdon Town Band and  a Grand Firework Display. You require a wristband to attend tthe event and these are now available from the Information Centre at the Guildhall, Bridge Street. The Information Centre is open from 9.30am until 3pm, Monday to Saturday.  Wristbands are £8 per adult, £3 for those aged from 5 to 17 and free of charge for... more
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Outdoors, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 11 Apr 2017
Abingdon County Hall Museum are seeking volunteers. If you would like to work in a Grade I listed classical revival county hall, enjoy being around history and meeting new people, then we would like to hear from you. If you have any special interests and would like to get involved in some of the museum's other areas, such as events, marketing, cafe and roof visits please do get in touch.  Please click the following link to download a volunteer application form For more information please contact abingdon.museum@abingdon.gov.uk or call 01235 523703.
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 10 Apr 2017
The Vale of White Horse District Council have sent the following advice on bin collections during Easter: As with every bank holiday, our waste crews will empty your bin on a different day.  For information on your revised collection day visit the Vale of White Horse District Council website  http://www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/services-and-advice/recycling-rubbish-and-waste/your-recycling-and-waste-collections/bank-holiday-co You can recycle all of your Easter egg boxes, plastic inserts and foil wrapping, too – they all go in your green bin. As spring is coming, it’s a great opportunity to have a... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
volunteer abingdon museum
Published on: 04 Apr 2017
The Mouse Hole Cafe, located in the basement of Abingdon County Hall and operated by Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council, are seeking a Saturday volunteer. The cafe offers a cosy and friendly space run by a small team of staff and volunteers, serving hot drinks, snacks and light lunches. The cafe promotes a community atmosphere, and the Mouse Hole Club (run by the museum's superb volunteers) puts on regular adult craft activities. Saturday volunteers would be required to help serve food and drinks, offer a friendly welcome and be willing to chat with customers.  If you would like to be a part of... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 30 Mar 2017
People living in and around Abingdon-on-Thames are being urged to help forge its future. Everyone in the area is invited to get involved with the Community Led Plan that the Town Council agreed to support at last night’s Council meeting. The community led planning process enables residents to develop a shared vision for the long-term sustainability of the community and how it should develop over the next five to ten years. The Plan can be used to influence local area planning decisions, support funding applications and influence service providers. Residents will be able to have their say on a... more
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Town Administration
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Community Led-Plan
Learn to Draw abingdon museum art pencil sketch workshop
Published on: 20 Mar 2017
Abingdon Museum welcomes artist Kate Hammersley who will be conducting a series of workshops over four weeks in April entitled Learn to Draw. The workshops will provide beginners and aspiring drawers a chance to learn essential techniques, such as creating compositions and developing textures - taking inspiration from the museum and its collections.  Details of the course may be found at http://www.abingdon.gov.uk/event/arts-culture-heritage/learn-draw with the first date Saturday 1st April. Places are selling fast so please contact 01235 523703 to confirm your place. Feeling inspired? The... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Town Crest
Published on: 22 Feb 2017
The Council is currently advertising for an Administrative Assistant  (based at the Roysse Court offices) and a Works Team Assistant (based at the cemetery but working at all the Council's sites in Abingdon). For further details please visit the Job Opportunities paga by clicking here. Please note that the closing date for these positions is Friday 17th March 2017.
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 03 Feb 2017
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Alice Badcock, is organising a Charity Race Night at Edward Brooks Barracks. This will take place on Friday 24th February at 7pm.  All proceeds to the Mayor's Charities, Little Troopers and Oxfordshire MIND. Tickets are very good value at £2.50 per person, available via the Information Office at Roysse Court (Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 3pm), e-mail enquiries@abingdon.gov.uk or telephone 01235 522642. This is expected to be a very popular evening and tickets are selling fast so if you want to come along you are advised to purchase your ticket as soon as... more
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Sports & Leisure, Town Administration, Wine & Dine
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 02 Feb 2017
This is your last chance to have your say on the proposed Public Spaces Protection Order for Abingdon. Under new legislation Police in Abingdon could get new powers to fine people who cause vehicle related noise nuisance.  This follows concern over incidents in the town’s car parks where the revving of engines, loud bass stereos and screeching tyres have created a disturbance for people living nearby, and caused some residents to feel intimidated.  To help tackle the problem, Vale of White Horse District Council is proposing a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO).  This would allow... more
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Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 26 Jan 2017
Following the recent tender exercise in relation to the proposed improvements in relation to the Abbey Hall, the Town Council, at its meeting of 25th January 2017, has reviewed the project. The Council has, with regret, concluded that the project and the necessary works which are required to bring the Abbey Hall up to acceptable modern standards, is unaffordable in the context of the Council’s overall financial commitments and the fact that many of the services which would have been delivered from the Abbey Hall are provided by other organisations and businesses. Consequently, the capital... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Town Administration
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

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