Author Archives: Sally

AGM and Abbey Meadow walk

25 people gathered in the Hearth at St Ethelwolds House to hear about ACC’s successful year. Linda presented the accounts, Cliff gave the chairman’s report, and Peter Lefort explained the wonderful “infographic” produced by CAG to give a visual representation of what we have achieved this year: you can see it here: ACC 2015 (1) After […]

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Local veg come to Abingdon – in THREE different ways!

Our own Edible Abingdon project on Abbey Meadow is starting to shape up, with herbs and peas already in  – do take a look! The St Nicolas church local produce market has restarted with the freshest veg in town (chard picked 1 hour ago!), fruit, eggs and beautiful plants. They trade between 11am and 1pm […]

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Hydro shares go on sale at last!

Shares in Abingdon Hydro’s co-operative hydro-electric scheme at Abingdon weir went on sale on Saturday at the launch in the Guildhall. Investment of £1.25 million is needed, and the directors are keen that most of this should come from small investors, i.e. local people. The shares are eligible for a 30% tax rebate under the […]

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