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Building and Supporting a Brighter Community

If you have any questions concerning the work of the Town Council, want to bring something to our attention, volunteer or need help or advice about an issue;

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Building and Supporting a Brighter Community

If you have any questions concerning the work of the Town Council, want to bring something to our attention, volunteer or need help or advice about an issue;

Contact the Council

Abingdon-on-Thames

Welcome to the website for Abingdon-on-Thames, the historic market town set in rural Oxfordshire. Browse our pages to discover more about the ancient streets, riverside walks, gourmet delights and events in the town famous for its Bun-Throwing, a unique tradition that dates back over 250 years and is our way of celebrating major royal occasions.

This website contains all the information you need to discover this beautiful, lively market town for yourself and your one-stop resource to find out all you need to enjoy life to the full if you are already lucky enough to live or work here.

Abingdon Town Council – Our Vision

Abingdon Town Council’s vision is to develop an inclusive community so that Abingdon is the place where everyone wants to live and where the wellbeing of residents is prioritised.  In developing this community, the town will be one which is environmentally sustainable, vibrant, resilient, and safe.

Our key objectives

The key objectives of the Council are:

1. To respond effectively and speedily to the climate emergency.

2. To develop a resilient, sustainable town that will provide a home for residents now and in the future.

3. To manage the Council’s assets efficiently and effectively to meet the needs of the community now and in the future.

4. To work with community partners to support those who are vulnerable and in need and to create opportunities to increase social inclusivity.

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Council News

Brian Tonkin Town Clerk 1985 – 2000

Abingdon celebrates the Platinum Jubilee in style

Platinum Jubilee Meadow Festival – Wednesday cancelled

Platinum Jubilee bunting races ahead with help from across the community

Platinum Jubilee Meadow Festival wristbands available from TUESDAY 17 MAY

Your councillors

Meet the Councillors of Abingdon on Thames Town Council.

Abingdon on Thames

Read detailed information about Abingdon on Thames and the history of Town Council.

Contact the council

For any enquiries or to report something, get in touch today.

Neighbourhood plan

Abingdon on Thames  was announced as a designated neighbourhood Planning Area … find out what this means for you.

Your council

Read about Abingdon on Thames Town Council.

Council news

Read the latest news updates from Abingdon on Thames Town Council.

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Brian Tonkin Town Clerk 1985 – 2000

The Town Flag is flying at half-mast on Tuesday 28 June to mark the funeral of Brian Tonkin, Town Clerk of Abingdon 1985…
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