Service of Remembrance - 9 November

Photo courtesy of Nick White

The Service of Remembrance will take place on Sunday 9 November at Thame Memorial Gardens. The procession, which will include Town Councillors, members of the Royal British Legion and other community groups, will assemble outside the Town Hall at 10.30am and proceed to the War Memorial. Following the service everyone is warmly invited to Christchurch for refreshments.
A copy of the Order of Service can be downloaded by clicking here. Copies are also available at the Information Centre and will be distributed at the Memorial Gardens on the morning of the service.

Local Business Celebrates 50 Years

Early 1960s

Thame and the surrounding area is proving to have a sound economic future as yet another local business celebrates a milestone birthday.

Briants of Risborough Ltd, based in Longwick, will be celebrating their 50th birthday in November. Briants is a third generation family business that has been in the area for all of their fifty successful years.

As we welcome new employment to the town we also congratulate those who have made a significant impact on the local enomomy over many years.

SODC Elects New Leader

cotonCllr John Cotton is the new leader of South Oxfordshire District Council after a vote at the Full Council meeting on Thursday 16 October. He replaces Ann Ducker, who served as leader of the council for 11 years.  Mrs Ducker passed away in September after a short illness.
Cllr Cotton has served on the council since 1999 and during that time has served on the cabinet as the representative for planning, IT and Didcot.  He was chosen by the ruling Conservative group as their candidate for the leadership on Tuesday 14 October.
Cllr Cotton said: "I am excited by the job ahead – it’s a real privilege to have been given this opportunity.  Filling Ann’s shoes will be difficult, but I will give it my best and I hope - come May next year - that my colleagues in the new cabinet and I will have given everybody in the district cause to say a job well done."

Senior Citizens Tea Party - Save the Date

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The Town Council, Rotary and Thame Football Partnership would like to invite senior citizens in the community to come together and celebrate the festive season at the annual Christmas Tea Party. The Tea Party will take place at Meadow View Park between 1.30pm – 4pm on Friday 12 December. There will be light refreshments and entertainment plus Barley Hill School will be singing some festive songs.

Transport to and from the venue is available should you require it, please request this at the time of booking. Volunteer drivers are needed for the day, if you can help someone get to the party please contact Tyrell Gillman on 01844 214906.

To reserve your seat please contact Rosie Collins at the Information Centre by 8 December, either in person or by phone on 01844 212833.

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