The distributors of the card readers used by the Choose Abingdon card scheme have confirmed that they are unable to support the technology any longer and therefore the card scheme will not be fully functional until a new scheme is introduced. However, retailers still may able to use the cardreader to see how many points are stored on a card. Some businesses have confirmed that they are happy to give shoppers discounts and vouchers against the points they have earned to date. A
A lot of local shops offer vouchers and discounts and there are offers on the Bury Street website at certain times.