50 years ago.

We were sent this from a friend, Steve. (aka Wizard)….just a piece of (fairly) recent history. Well do you remember the International Week in Abingdon. Fifty years ago, where has the time gone ??  While the nation was revving up for the World Cup Abingdon was doing it’s own bit of international hospitality. It seems… Continue reading »

FOI Request from a reader

We had this sent to us from a regular reader of our website. Thanks to Daniel for sharing this and allowing us to publish it. Hi Abingdon First, Would you mind or be interested in putting up this FOI request made regarding the Charter Carpark and toilets renovation?   It isn’t very enlightening…   Many… Continue reading »

Abbey Meadow Improvements

Taken from the Vale of White Horse District Council website. Source Over half a million pounds to improve Abbey Meadow Released on April 11, 2016 Abingdon’s Abbey Meadow, which sees thousands of visitors each year, is set to get some very welcome improvements; thanks to a £615,000 investment from Vale of White Horse District Council. These… Continue reading »

Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme

Please find details of the proposed Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme. Oxford FAS Newsletter April 2016

Vale agrees £40,000 for Faringdon

Once again, Abingdon has been overlooked by the Vale!….Could this be some of the proceeds gained from the selling off of the Old Gaol? (After all, the Vale did admit that proceeds from the fiasco-sale of the Gaol wouldn’t necessarily be spent on the town it was taken from!) Released on April 1st….Unfortunately, the joke… Continue reading »

FoI Re The Charter Area/Scottish Widows

21/1/16 We have a response to another FoI regarding the Charter Area refurbishment and Scottish Widows responsibility. Many thanks to Peter Beer for once again giving us frank and precise answers to our questions. His responses are in blue Dear Abingdon First, I write in response to your request for information regarding The Charter area, Abingdon. … Continue reading »