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Flood alert and warning of severe weather

Abingdon Council News - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 16:51

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the River Stert in Abingdon-on-Thames (3.09pm-  28th May):

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Wristbands for Music in the Park - get yours whilst you can

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 21:09

This year Music in the Park takes place in the Abbey Grounds from 5pm on Saturday 3rd June 2017. With under two weeks left before the big day, wristbands are selling fast and you are strongly advised to obtain yours now, before we run out.

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.

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Parliamentary elections

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 20:57

The following helpful information has been received from the Vale of White Horse District Council and is reproduced below in full.

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Music in the Park wristbands selling fast

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 12:27

With just over three weeks to go to Music in the Park, wristbands are selling fast. This year this popular annual event 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.

Categories: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Volunteers Wanted

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 08:52

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. 

Categories: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Bin collections during the Easter holidays

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 22:07

The Vale of White Horse District Council have sent the following advice on bin collections during Easter:

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Volunteers Wanted

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 09:08

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. 

Categories: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Abingdon -on-Thames Town Council supports a Community Led plan

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 03/30/2017 - 13:22

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.

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Learn to Draw

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 10:56

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.

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Job Opportunities at the Town Council

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 03/08/2017 - 12:16

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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Decrease in the number of people detained by police under Mental Health Act thanks to Street Triage

An evaluation into the pilot scheme which saw police officers and mental health professionals working side-by-side has found a number of successes.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Appeal for information after fail to stop road traffic collision – Oxford

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after a driver failed to stop at the scene of a road traffic collision.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Appeal for witnesses following assault – Oxford

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an assault in Littlemore Park, Oxford.
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Appeal for information following burglary – Oxford

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a burglary at the Clarendon Centre, Oxford.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Appeal for witnesses following assault – Oxford

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an assault which happened at around 1.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Confiscation order for more than £100,000 issued following Op Strix - Oxford

Following an investigation by Thames Valley Police, a man has been issued with a confiscation order for more than £100,000.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Men issued confiscation orders – Oxford and Witney

Two men have been issued confiscation orders following convictions for drugs supply offences.
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Man charged in connection with sexual assaults - Abingdon

Thames Valley Police has charged a man in connection with 35 sexual offences.
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Appeal for witnesses following burglary – Oxford

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Oxford.
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Appeal for information following attempted robbery – Oxford

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Oxford.
Categories: Oxford, Oxfordshire