I saw my first election poster in St Peters Road, Abingdon.
Since this is a marginal seat, Lord Ashcroft has been polling Oxford West and Abingdon as one of his 114 Constituency Polls.
There are just 100 days to go until the General Election on May 7th (from 26th Jan 2015).
The District Council and Town Council elections will be on the same day. There will be a Town Council meeting this Wednesday (28th Jan at 7 pm at the Guildhall), including a discussion on the future of the Guildhall. So if you are interested in standing, why not go along and see what it’s like.
This morning (Sunday 25th Jan 2015) it was discovered that the door of Conduit House, an ancient monument on the corner of Albert Park, had been broken down.
The likely battering ram lay beside the door.
The annual Church in Abingdon Quiz was held at Peachcroft Christian Centre this evening. There were only 7 church teams this year – not the usual 11 or 12. So I cannot explain that.
All of the teams, apart from St Michael’s, struggled with the bible questions this year.
None of us did too well on local knowledge either … Could you do any better?
What is this Abingdon Road and when was the picture taken?
Teams did better at Geography, Science, Music (TV signature tunes), and general knowledge (who was murdered in the Cluedo Game?).
St Michael’s won the quiz this year.
All Saints are next year’s hosts. As winners of the picture round – identifying British Cities – they were told afterwards that made them next year’s hosts.
It has been a busy week for the Church in Abingdon. Throughout the week different ministers have led prayers at St Nicolas’ Church.
There is a collective meeting for worship at Christchurch on Sunday 3pm.
And the Church in Abingdon is running a number of Alpha Courses.