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Fishing Permits

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 14:51

Please note, now that the fishing season is nearly here, that it is essential for all anglers to carry a permit to fish the town waters.

To get a fishing permit please call in to the Information Centre which is located in Abingdon Museum between 10.00 am and 3.00 pm Tuesday to Saturday.

You MUST obtain a fishing permit tomorrow if you would like to fish the first day of the Season on Sunday.

You must also have an Environment Agency rod licence to fish. For more infomration on a Rod Licenses please click here.

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Abingdon Pride

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 13:48

Britain’s newest Pride comes to Britain’s oldest town on Saturday 22nd June 2019.

Abingdon Pride takes place on Saturday 22nd June and will include:

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Fun and Music in the Park Timings

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 08:44

With 1 day to go it’s time to get excited about this year’s Fun and Music in the Park events and to confirm times so you all know exactly when to come on down and join us for an exciting day!

The daytime event, Fun in the Park, runs from 10.30 AM to 3.30 PM and is free - just walk in and enjoy the many kid’s activities and food stalls available!

This year’s Music in the Park then takes place in the evening from 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM, with local bands to enjoy and concluding with the usual Proms Concert by Abingdon Town Band and a Grand Firework Display.

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Music In the Park - Terms and Conditions

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 14:33

With less than a week to go until this years Music in the Park event the countdown is on! And rumour has it even the warm weather has got its ticket!

So make sure you get yours as soon as possible so you don’t miss out!

Please also see the terms and conditions here which include no glass bottles or BBQs.

This year promises to be as good as ever with music from Local bands; Nevada, Fallen Angels, The Voodoo Penguins and Hope & Glory.

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Job opportunities at the European parliamentary elections

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 14:30

Job opportunities at the European parliamentary elections

The Vale of White Horse District Council are currently appointing staff to work at polling stations for the European parliamentary elections on Thursday 23 May. 

Please click here to find out more.  

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Music in the Park Saturday 1st June – Tickets Selling Fast!

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 14:32

With just over 2 weeks to go until our popular Music in the Park event make sure you get your tickets as soon as possible so you don’t miss out!

This year promises to be as good as ever with music from Local bands; Nevada, Fallen Angels, The Voodoo Penguins and Hope & Glory.

Concluding with the usual Proms Concert by Abingdon Town Band and a Grand Firework Display.

Throughout the evening there will be local Food Vans and Bars serving a range of food and drink for you to enjoy.

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Mayor Making - Monday 13th May

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 20:00

The Annual Mayor Making ceremony and Annual Council meeting will take place in the Abbey Hall, the Guildhall on Monday 13th May 2019 at 7pm (doors open - 6.30pm, arrive early to secure a seat).

All are invited and very wecome to this important event.  This marks the start of the four year term of the Council elected on 2nd May and the investiture of the Mayor of Abingdon, a post which has been filled by the town since 1556.

After the meeting there will be an opportunity to meet the Mayor, the Deputy Mayor and Councillors.

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LATEST NEWS: Election results

Abingdon Council News - Sat, 05/04/2019 - 23:06

Local elections  took place on Thursday 2nd May 2019.

Abingdon Town Council Following the elections the ruling group on the Council are the Liberal Democrats.  The political composition of the Council in terms of numbers of Councillors, is as follows:

Liberal Democrat - 18 (+10)

Green - 1 (+1)

Conservative - 0 (-10)

Independent - 0 (-1)

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Household Waste Recycling Centre

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 13:32

Please see below issued from Oxfordshire County Council:

During May, your Household Waste Recycling Centre will be closing for two days to carry out a deep clean and esential maintenance.

Closing dates:

Alkerton (Banbury)                Weds 8 & Thurs 9 May

Ardley    (Bicester)                Tues 14 & Weds 15 May

Drayton (Abingdon)               Thurs 16 & Fri 17 May

Stanford (Faringdon)             Tues 21 & Weds 22 May

Oakley Wood (Wallingford)   Thurs 23 & Fri 24 May

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Household Waste Recycling Centre

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 13:07

Please see below issued from Oxfordshire County Council:

During May, your Household Waste Recycling Centre will be closing for two days to carry out a deep clean and esential maintenance.

Closing dates:

Alkerton (Banbury)                Weds 8 & Thurs 9 May

Ardley    (Bicester)                Tues 14 & Weds 15 May

Drayton (Abingdon)               Thurs 16 & Fri 17 May

Stanford (Faringdon)             Tues 21 & Weds 22 May

Oakley Wood (Wallingford)   Thurs 23 & Fri 24 May

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Abingdon Environmental Activity Notice Board

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 10:49
Abingdon Environmental Activity Notice Board Do you have an interesting Eco event coming up?
Do you have a local ‘environmental news’ story that could be shared? Leave an A4 or smaller sheet with details at the gallery reception desk and we will try to make space on the board for you.
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Local Elections 2019

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 08:45

Local Elections 2019

On Thursday 2 May, people over the age of 18 will be able to vote in local elections in the Vale of White Horse.

You will be able to vote for a district councillor and, in some places, you will also get to vote for a town or parish councillor.

Voter registration

To vote on 2 May, you need to be registered by Friday 12 April.  Anyone who isn't registered at their current address should visit gov.uk/register-to-vote to ensure they are eligible to vote. 

Polling cards

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Music in the Park Wristbands

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 04/05/2019 - 14:22

It is that time of year again when Tickets go on sale for the popular Music in the Park event organised by Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council.

Wristbands for this year’s event will be on sale from Monday 8th April in the Abbey Cinema, Guildhall. Wristbands will cost £10 for adults and £5 for children. Under 5's are free but will need a band for entry. No concessions.

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Compost give-away event

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 04/04/2019 - 13:19

The compost give-away is back! The compost give-away event is happening on Saturday 11th May at Milton Park (please note the change of location). This is usually a very popular event where you can fill up your box, bag or container with locally produced compost for free.

 

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Parish Meeting this Tuesday 12th March

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 12:36

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Tuesday 12th March 2019, in the Roysse Room, Guildhall, Abingdon-on-Thames at 7pm. 

All interested residents are welcome to attend. 

Held once a year the Annual Town Meeting is organised by the Town Council on behalf of the electors of Abingdon.  This is not a Council meeting but is an opportunity for residents to raise and discuss matters affecting the town and express their views. 

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Abingdon-on-Thames Annual Parish Meeting

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 15:19

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Tuesday 12th March 2019, in the Roysse Room, Guildhall, Abingdon-on-Thames at 7pm. 

All interested residents are welcome to attend. 

For further information please see the Agenda

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Give the recycling wheels a spin!

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 14:16

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils have made it even easier for residents to check which bin their waste items go in by using the councils’ new recycling wheels.

The councils have produced the wheels to help increase recycling rates by promoting the kerbside recycling collections and making sure residents are putting the right things in the right bins.

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