- James Ellington & Nigel Levine: British sprinters flown back to UK after bike crash
- Firefighters tackle huge blaze in Wembley for 16 hours
- Tube Strike: RMT announces walkout on two underground lines
- Connor Ogilvie: Stevenage re-sign Tottenham Hotspur defender
- Granit Xhaka: Arsenal player questioned over racial abuse allegation
BBC Birmingham News Feeds
- Carl Ikeme: Wolves keeper's ban cut to two games following Norwich City dismissal
- Wendy Mann death: Leroy Sterling found guilty of murder
- Muslim pupil's headscarf ban at Catholic school challenged
- HSBC to close 62 more branches this year
- Facebook trolls target mum of baby with cystic fibrosis
- Diego Fabbrini: Birmingham striker joins Spezia Calcio on loan
- Evans in GB squad for Davis Cup tie
- Nouha Dicko: Wolves striker signs new contract until 2020
- Man stabbed to death on bus in Birmingham
- Dan Scarr: Birmingham City sign defender from non-league neighbours Stourbridge
BBC Bristol News Feed
- Jodie Brett and Millie Farrow: Bristol City Women re-sign Chelsea Ladies duo on loan
- HSBC to close 62 more branches this year
- Charlie Amesbury: Bristol winger to leave at end of season ahead of 2017 Varsity match
- Henry Thomas: Bath tight-head prop signs new contract with Premiership club
- Dambuster knighthood petition gains 200,000 backers
- Family fears for missing Bristol clubber Deakon Wilkins
- Chris Rogers: Somerset name former captain as batting coach for four-month stint
- Lee Johnson: Bristol City head coach has 'full support' of owner Stephen Lansdown
- Woman's murder linked to Kewstoke toll road fatality
- Discovery of woman's body linked to fatal crash
Cornwall Council News feed
- Carn Brea Leisure Centre on the agenda for the Camborne, Pool, Illogan and Redruth Community Network Panel
- Cornwall RFU Victory Parade - Wednesday 1 June, Truro
- Rick Stein Group signs new agreement with Cornwall Council
- Healthy resolutions – now easier to keep with 4 simple steps to success
- Make sure you register your new gifts
- Partnership sees 37 new double decker buses operating on routes across Cornwall from January 2017
- Wave Hub is ruling the waves
- Truro man pleads guilty to fly-tipping offence in Illogan
- Cornwall Housing is supporting #housingday
- Local children have designs on Glebelands play area
BBC Essex News Feed
- Brennan Dickenson: Colchester United reject Ipswich Town bid
- Gunman jailed for 'utter nightmare' mansion raid
- Man charged after police car containing dog is taken
- Southend United: Winding-up petition against League One club dismissed
- Dean Saunders death: Prison ombudsman finds 'weaknesses'
- Southend United groundsman sacked after Bolton Wanderers postponement
- No proof found of Essex fire chief officer misconduct
- Frankie Kent: Colchester United defender named EFL Young Player of the Month
- Ronnie O'Sullivan: Masters champion 'felt so vulnerable' in final
- Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Joe Perry to win record seventh Masters title
BBC Hampshire News Feed
- Skier and climber Myrtle Simpson awarded Polar Medal
- Liverpool v Southampton
- Safety call after Bentley rail crossing death
- Flights cancelled at Heathrow for second day amid fog
- Eastleigh P-P Macclesfield Town
- Newport County: Ryan Bird becomes 12th January signing for Graham Westley
- Fareham Borough Council approves UK-France power plans
- Barnstaple drug drive killer spared jail
- Opposition to Basingstoke school closure plans
- Fog alert in southern England: Heathrow cancels 100 flights
BBC Manchester News Feeds
- Parkrun: Inspirational last-place runner goes viral
- Lancashire could bring in major figure for 2017 T20 Blast season
- Man arrested over Cheadle church graveyard rape
- Oldham Athletic v Peterborough United
- Greater Manchester's Mayoral Election 2017: 100 days to go until historic poll
- Old Trafford: Man Utd announce plans for more spaces for disabled fans
- Greater Manchester metro mayor election to cost '£5.4m'
- Firm fined £50,000 for sending spam texts on debt relief
- Reality Check: Is North of England getting a big boost?
- Ryan Lowe: Bury re-sign Crewe striker for player-coach role
BBC Lincolnshire News Feed
- Barrow v Lincoln City
- Casey Scott jailed for life after 'brutal' Skegness murder
- Dambuster knighthood petition gains 200,000 backers
- Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU
- I turned down Strictly
- CCTV car to target 'dangerous' school run parking in Lincolnshire
- Seal pups 'doing well' after East Coast tidal surge
- Specials brought in to tackle hare coursing in 'Wild West' county
- A52 overtaking driver jailed over Jessica Danby death
- Lincoln City v Dover Athletic
Amersham News Views and Information News Feed
- Spirit Of The Andes Roadshow Visits Amersham 25 January
- Rotary in Amersham – Presents an Evening with Tracy Edwards at Dr Challoner’s High School on Saturday March 11
- Peter Naish “The Consciousness Conundrum” Talk – 14 February
- New Playball classes in Amersham
- Amie Fit at home Personal Training
- Rotary in Amersham Celebrates its 70th Charter This Year
- Thames Hospice to Open Seventeenth Shop in Old Amersham – December 2
- “Religion: A Threat to us All?” – Talk By Present of National Secular Society – 14 December
- Amersham & Chesham Bois Choral Society – Haydn: The Creation – December 3
- Calling all former employees of Amersham’s Goya or Brazils/Bowyers
Abingdon County Hall Museum has lent several objects from its collection to the Bampton Archive for their current exhibition “The Tanning Industry in Bampton – A not-so-small industry that we have forgotten”. The exhibition presents images and objects illustrating the tanning trade in Bampton as well as leatherworking in general.
On now until 3 March 2017 in the Vesey Room of the Bampton Library, Monday to Saturday 10.30-12.30 and 2-4, Sunday 2-4. Entrance free.
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council are once again organising the popular “Music in the Park” event. Music in the Park has taken place in the Abbey Grounds every year since its inception as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012, attracting large crowds with 3,500 wristbands being made available in the spring.This year Music in the Park takes place in the evening of Saturday 3rd June, following on from the popular daytime event, Fun in the Park.
Severe weather warnings of snow and ice have been issued for the area.
For the latest Met Office forecast and to view the weather warnings please click here.
This annual event takes place on the Saturday after Twelfth Night and this year is scheduled for Saturday 7th January from 9am to 3pm. This service is provided by the Town Council in partnership with TVE Hire and Sales.
The woodchip produced will help to line our woodland pathways and provide compost for allotments and flowerbeds.
The Annual New Year’s Day Boundary Walk will take place on Sunday 1st January 2017. Please gather at the Market Place from 11.15am for a start at 11.30am. The walk is estimated to take around two hours. Please come prepared appropriately with warm clothing and footwear appropriate for muddy conditions! The walk is led by two of the Abingdon Guild of Town Criers - Penny Clover and Tim Hunt. Please join the walk if you want an energetic and interesting start to the New Year.
Saturday 24th December: Information Centre at Guildhall open from 9.30am to 12.30 pm.
Sun 25th December to Wed 28th December inclusive: CLOSED.
Thursday 29th and Friday 30th December: open from 9.30am to 3 pm. (Council reception operating at the Information Centre, Guildhall).
Saturday 31st December –
Information Centre at Guildhall open from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm.
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Alice Badcock, extends a warm invitation to all townspeople to attend her Christmas Concert and Carol service.
The Concert will take place at 7pm on Saturday 17th December in St Helen's Church. The concert will include music by Abingdon Town Band. At the end of the Concert the Mayor will invite everyone present to join her for a festive glass of wine/ or soft drink in the South Aisle.
Abingdon's Christmas Extravaganza takes place on this, Saturday 26th November.
The Extravaganza is organised by the Abingdon-on-Thames Chamber of Commerce and takes place in the town centre throughout the day. At 5pm Tina, Jo and Bradley of S Club 7 will perform on the stage and at 6pm they, the Mayor Cllr Alice Badcock and two lucky competition winners,will be switching the lights on!
For further details of the programme for the whole day please click here.
There are still some tickets left for the Mayor's Charity Quiz evening - but you need to get in quickly!
The Mayor, Cllr Alice Badcock, is hosting her quiz evening at Abingdon Rugby Club, Lambrick Way, at 7pm on Friday 2nd December. The evening is aid of her charities - the Over 70s Christmas Party, Oxfordshire MIND and Little Troopers. Would you like to bring a team or be part of a team? Tickets are available in advance £10 to include the quiz and a fish and chip supper (alternatives are available). The bar will also be open.
10.00 am : Divine Civic Service at St Helen's Church led by the Rector of Abingdon, Rev Dr Charles Miller.
Armistice Day takes place on 11th November each year. It marks the day when, in 1918, the First World War came to an end.
Armistice Day is commemorated by a two minute silence at 11am. In Abingdon for a number of years people have gathered at the War Memorial to remember those who have given their lives and served in conflicts over the years.
The Runaway Fair will take place this coming Monday, 17th October from midday onwards.
Abingdon County Hall Museum presents The Battle of the Somme, by BBC historical advisor Gareth Howell and WW1 relic hunter Rick Stevens.
An informative talk, artefacts display and memorial evening to mark the centenary of one of the most infamous battles of World War I. Exploring some of the actual weapons and equipment used in that fateful battle, Rick and Gareth discuss what really happened 100 years ago at the Somme.
Abingdon Michaelmas Fair will take place on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th October from 12 noon to 11pm each day. It is the longest street fair in Europe, running from the Market Place, through the High Street, The Square and the full length of Ock Street. This historic street fair has its origins in the labour problems which prevailed after the Black Death of 1348/9. Men were hired for agricultural work at Michaelmas and the Fair provided an opportunity for staff to be hired for the next 12 months. The Fair remained partly a hiring fair until the 20th Ce