BBC Birmingham News Feeds
- Shotgun blast killed warehouse raid man
- Four arrested after football violence
- Walsall v Millwall
- Firefighters tackle blaze at factory
- Mother 'begged son not to go Syria'
- Cat shot in head with bow and arrow
- Reading v Wolverhampton Wanderers
- Birmingham City v Sheffield Wednesday
- PC sacked for thefts while off sick
- Jersey v Moseley (Sat)
BBC Bristol News Feed
- GB lose Fed Cup promotion play-off
- Bristol Rovers P-P AFC Wimbledon
- 'We've learned a lot from Wilkinson'
- Man guilty over £1.5m drug plot
- Six agree new contracts at Bristol
- Charlton Athletic v Bristol City
- Pair jailed for Becky Watts murder role
- Cuts hit smoking harm reduction work
- Johnson set for Bristol City talks
- Swan wins again as Britain top group
Cornwall Council News feed
- Penryn College students 'pass out' at Falmouth Community Fire Station parade
- Stay safe in the kitchen urges Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service
- Redruth Youth Council and health and social care integration on the agenda for the Camborne, Pool, Illogan and Redruth Community Network Panel
- Rent a pitch with a view!
- Council urges people in Cornwall to make sure they are registered to vote
- Theatre, fun and Golden Bookmarks on National Libraries Day on 06 February
- Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service urges residents to register their fridge, freezer and washing machine
- Padstow man guilty of fly tipping
- Penryn company fined for leaving unauthorised skips on the highway
- Lost 1690 map of Falmouth rediscovered
BBC Essex News Feed
- Southend United v Colchester United
- 'You don't have to pay full price'
- Fixing rural broadband 'not spots'
- Colchester 'not panicking' - Keen
- Village dog poo DNA test gets go-ahead
- Brown 'would buy 231 fans a pint'
- Braintree Town 1-0 Welling United
- Shrewsbury Town 1-2 Southend United
- Pet cat 'mistaken for leopard beast'
- Ex-witch jail owner's 'paranormal plea'
BBC Hampshire News Feed
- Global donations for 'bus stop' cat
- Lincoln City v Eastleigh
- Portsmouth v Leyton Orient
- Plan to increase council tax by 3.99%
- Father jailed over shop knife siege
- VIDEO: Footage of Dad's Army cast unearthed
- Hong Kong rapist extradited to UK
- Southampton v West Ham United
- Tram plan to replace island rail line
- Surprise Wade loss for Van Gerwen
BBC Manchester News Feeds
- Mumbai buy Buttler in IPL auction
- Moyes offered job in China
- Oldham Athletic P-P Blackpool
- Welling United v Altrincham
- Crewe Alexandra v Rochdale
- Sheffield United v Wigan Athletic
- 'Mobile confession unit' goes on tour
- What happened to Neville's homeless?
- Police officer on corruption charge
- Man Utd hold talks with Mourinho
BBC Lincolnshire News Feed
- Lincoln City v Eastleigh
- Custody battle wife killer loses appeal
- The places where it's rather hard to get a bus
- Legal high dealers pushed underground
- Air defence college set for Lincoln
- Men jailed over karaoke attack
- Badgers blamed for flood defence damage
- Council cuts 'threat' to bus services
- College course for cabbies 'ridiculous'
- Campsite's singles ban angers widow
Amersham News Views and Information News Feed
- The Chiltern Camerata performs choral and orchestral music by Mozart and Haydn – 27 February
- Bubble Rush Sunday 17 April 2016 – Gadebridge Park, Hemel Hempstead
- Chiltern Humanists Meeting 9th February
- THE MARTYRS OF AMERSHAM Community Play – March 10 – 19
- More Details on the Redevelopment of Iceland Building
- ‘The Magic Toyshop’ musical family play is a world premiere to be performed at the Elgiva 21st-24th Jan 2016
- Amersham Museum’s Winter Tales talks 2016 – Jan, Feb & March
- Appeal for information after robbery – Amersham – 26 November
- Amersham’s Entertainer Says “Nostalgia rules this Christmas”
- Biggest Loser – Hospice of St Francis sponsored weight-loss and fitness challenge
Visitors are invited to see a stunning display of artwork from two Berkshire artists, Bill Pike and Diccon Dadey. The pair have teamed up with Abingdon Museum in creating scenes of movement and motion found in nature, from capturing the moment of ducks landing in metallic sculpture, to the rippling reflections of the Thames at Abingdon.
The exhibition is located on the first floor sessions gallery and the museum is free to visit Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm, and Sunday 11am-5pm.
Tickets are available for BBC Historical Advisor Gareth Howell's engaging lecture on the War of the Roses, held at the Amey Theatre in Abingdon on February 19th at 7pm.
This Saturday is the quarterly market where local food producers, craftworkers and retailers sell their goods in Abingdon Market Place. The Local Excellence Market gives Abingdon shoppers the chance to sample foods, beers and crafts from Oxfordshire and the nearest counties.
The market starts at 9am and packs up at 2pm, regardless of the weather!
Come down and check it out.
It's always a busy enviroment with lots to see and buy.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Boxing Day Boredom Buster.
We raised £164.00 for the Mayor's charities.
THE MAYOR of ABINGDON’S BOXING DAY BOREDOM BUSTER
Identify the words or phrases –
Example: 8 D of t W would be 8 Days of the Week
7 W of T A W
The Environment Agency have issued a Abingdon Area Low Danger Flood Alert.
Click the below link for more details.
There are 4,500 properties in Oxford at a 1% or higher annual risk of flooding. This figure could rise to nearly 6,000 by the year 2080 with the predicted effects of climate change. Major roads, railway lines, schools and businesses could also be affected by flooding. The Environment Agency carries out regular maintenance activities and operates its assets to reduce the flood risk as much as possible, reducing this to 1,800 properties at risk.
Come along and celebrate the New Year by taking part in the 2016 Beating the Bounds walk.
Walkers will meet at 11.30am in the Market Place on New Year's Day then will proceed to walk along the Towns 1556 Boundaries.
Get outside for some fresh air after all the eating and drinking of Christmas! - and join in this community event that upholds the ancient tradition of "beating the bounds".
The Museum will be closed from 24 Dec - 2 January inclusive, opening again on 3 January 2016.
Please note that from 3 January 2016 the museum opening times will be as follows:
Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm
We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, and look forward to seeing you at the Museum in 2016!
Are you one of the fortunate people who receives a winter fuel allowance but doesn't really need it? Abingdon and District CAB Friends is running a pilot project whereby you can donate your fuel allowance to them and it will be passed on by the Citizens Advice Bureau at Abingdon to someone locally who really does need it. You could help prevent a death due to fuel poverty in your local area.
Saturday 5th December is Small Business Saturday when we hope that everyone will be reminded to shop in their small local businesses. Cllr Helen Pighills, the Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, and Nicola Blackwood MP will be visiting independent businesses in the town and showing their support.
This Saturday (5th December) on the Market Place there will be an exciting array of hand-made craft products at our annual Christmas Craft Market. Craftworkers from around the locality will be converging on Abingdon Market Place to set out their stalls and offer pottery and ceramics, hand-turned wooden goods, hand sewn cushions, hand worked knits and crochet, original artwork, cakes and baked goods, and a variety of different hand-made jewellery styles. Music will be provided by Abingdon Concert Band creating a great festive atmosphere in the centre of town.
Great opportunity to start working with our lovely museum team, a mixed band of volunteers and paid staff. The job description and application form can be found by clicking here.
This Saturday the 28th November 2015 is the Abingdon-on-Thames annual Christmas Extravaganza.
Below is a listing of the events throughout the day.
It will be a great day for all the family.
On Friday 11th December the Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Helen Pighills, will be hosting the annual Over 70's Christmas Party.
This year it will begin at 2pm at the Preston Road Community Centre South Abingdon.
Tickets are free and will be available from the 16th November at Abingdon Visitor and Community Information Centre, Roysse Court, Bridge Street.
The Centre opening hours are Monday to Saturday, 9:30am till 3:00pm.
Contact 01235 522711
'Oh come all ye' on Wednesday 2nd December for Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Carols on the Market Place.
This is a free event for the community. Music will be provided by the Abingdon Town Band, there will be singers from the Community choir. There will be a collection for the Mayors chosen charities, The Abingdon Breakaway Club and Blue Skye Thinking.
The Carols start at 6pm and all are most welcome!
Abingdon can go from strength to strength
Businesses in Abingdon have voted in favour of the town centre becoming a Business Improvement District.
This means businesses in the area covered by the improvement district will pay money into a pot, which will be spent on improving the town centre with the aim of making it a better place for people to come and shop.