Category Archives: Latest News


8/2/17 Today we have received a response to our recent FOI, from Garey Carey, Property Client Manager for several different Councils… The full response is printed below, his replies are in red:- Dear Sir/Madam, With reference to your FOI requests Numbers 16/964, 16/965 and 16/966. Please see below for our responses. I trust that you… Continue reading »

FOI request, ref 3,500 new homes for Shippon?

14/10/16, Today, we received a response to our FOI. Many thanks to Ms Moore for her prompt reply. Dear Abingdon First  Thank you for your request for information under the Environmental Information Regulations (2004), as follows: “Could you please confirm whether MOD land, (the old gliding club land (along Barrow rd, Shippon) has been sold to… Continue reading »

Guildhall Meeting

We were sent this:- Hi, I thought that you might like to know that the Town Council is holding an Open Day about its latest plans for the Guildhall on Saturday (23/7/16) – see I am not sure how effective the publicity has been so perhaps you could mention it on our web site. Regards,… 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 »