Reporting weather related incidents over the weekend

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 16:20

Please see the below from Oxfordshire County Council:

''As you will have seen on the news we are due some wet and windy weather again this weekend. 

The latest reports indicate that wind speeds will be slightly lower than last week but rainfall is likely to be heavier so there is an increased chance of flooding.  Oxfordshire County Council is working closely with all our partners to monitor the situation and prepare for the weekend.  As a reminder there are some numbers that you can call to report weather related issues if you become aware of them.

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Applications for Community Groups for Fun in the Park 2020

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 02/04/2020 - 12:17

Planning is now under way for Fun in the Park, taking place on Saturday 6th June 2020 from 11am to 3pm.

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Mayor of Abingdon Charity Evening

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 02/03/2020 - 11:10

The Mayor of Abingdon, Cllr Charlie Birks is hosting a Charity evening on Friday 27th March 2020 in The Abbey Hall, Guildhall to raise money for his two chosen charities: The Abingdon Bridge and SHIFT.

There will be music from Saving Cathren and The Fallen Angels and there will be bar available for refreshments.

Tickets are £10 each and are available from the Town Council Offices on Bridge Street.

This event is open to all so please get your ticket today for what is sure to be a fantastic evening!

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Patients urged to help the NHS help them this winter

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 14:34

Patients urged to help the NHS help them this winter

Winter is traditionally the busiest time of year for the NHS, and so patients are being reminded to only use Emergency Departments in Oxford in an emergency.

There are a range of alternative options available for non-emergency situations to ensure you get the appropriate care you need, and save an unnecessary trip to the Emergency Department.

What’s available?

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Culham Parochial School Samplers Display

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 01/16/2020 - 15:43
We are delighted to announce that samplers on loan from Culham Parochial Church of England School are now exhibited at Abingdon Museum Attic Gallery until 29th March 2020. The display shows some pieces of embroidery made by pupils at Culham Parochial School in the past.
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Housing affects your health

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 01/09/2020 - 14:11

Please see the below released from Oxfordshire County Council:

Are you struggling with home repairs or do you know someone who needs help with home repairs? Housing affects health. There are services and funds out there that can help people (owners and private tenants) stay independent, safe and well in their homes. For more information or to make a referral visit www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/homerepairs 


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Christmas Opening Hours

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 12/24/2019 - 10:39


Tue 24th December 2019:

Information Centre and Town Council offices open from 9am to 3pm

Wed 25th December - Wed 1st Jan inclusive


New Year: 

The offices are then re-open on Thursday 2nd January 2020 at 9am

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree!

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 12/23/2019 - 11:54
This is a reminder that as usual, once the Christmas festivities are concluded, you can bring your Christmas tree to the Market Place to be recycled into woodchip.

This annual event takes place on the Saturday after Twelfth Night and this year is scheduled for Saturday 4th January from 9am to 3pm. This service is provided by the Town Council.

The woodchip produced will help to line our woodland pathways and provide compost for allotments and flowerbeds.

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Mayors Over 70's Christmas Party

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 15:26

The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Charlie Birks, is hosting the annual over 70's Christmas Party with Afternoon tea and entertainment for Abingdon-on-Thames’s older residents on Wednesday 18th 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.

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Letter to EU citizens

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 16:51

Vale of White Horse District Council has written to thousands of residents in the district who are EU nationals from countries outside of the UK. The letter explains what affected residents need to do to remain in the UK after Brexit and signposts them to further information.

Please see the letter here with the relevant information.


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