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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

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Abingdon-on-Thames is a vibrant market town with a population of over 33,000. Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is a parish council under the Local Government Act 1972 and is the successor authority in terms of parish functions to the Abingdon Borough Council.

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The Town Council has a vision to work with our partners to create a cohesive town that reflects its culture and tradition with the key features of the town centre looking like they belong together. Our vision is to develop a vibrant and attractive modern market town that is steeped in history and which the people will be proud of and want to share with visitors; a town that is economically vibrant, attractive to look at, has a lively social and cultural scene and strong community cohesion.

The Town Council is responsible to the residents of Abingdon-on-Thames for a wide range of services. In this section of the Abingdon-on-Thames website we outline these services, as well as information about council meetings, committees, councillors, budget spending and the civic calendar.

Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council produces an official Town Guide every two years. An e-copy of the guide, published in December 2017, is available here There has been an election since his guide was produced so to find a town councillor please use the tab on this page of website rather than the Town Guide.


Latest News

06 Aug 2020
See below from Citizens Advice  Did you know that Citizens... more
22 Jul 2020
Due to the current closure to the public of Abingdon Town... more
17 Jul 2020
Please see the below from The Vale of White Horse District... more
02 Jul 2020
Abingdon Museum are running the Bob Frampton prize... more
22 Jun 2020
We all have a story to tell about our town, and Abingdon... more
Lots of people drinking coffee and sitting at cafe tables in the sunshine with market stalls in the background
Abingdon-on-Thames is a market town that still proudly upholds the tradition of the Market Place as a focus of town ... MORE

Town Council Events

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Thursday, 6th August2:00pm-2:45pm
We've looked at tiny creatures that creep, crawl and scuttle. Now we're going to have fun making thi... more
Thursday, 20th August2:00pm-2:45pm
Have you ever wanted your own perfect pet? Let your imagination run wild and join in more of our cra... more
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