Proposed Traffic Changes to Nelson Street

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At the request of local Councillors, Oxfordshire County Council is proposing to make part of Nelson Street one-way t to improve pedestrian and vehicle safety and to maintain reasonable access to property. 

The Town Council has received several comments from concerned residents about vehicles mounting the pavement in order to avoid oncoming traffic, sometimes narrowly missing pedestrians. The proposed traffic regulation aims to combat this and improve traffic flow around this area of the town.

Objections to the proposal, specifying the grounds on which they are made, should be sent in writing to Traffic Regulation Team, Director for Environment and Economy, Speedwell House, Oxford, OX1 1NE no later than Friday 13 February. 
 
Further details of the proposal can be viewed on request at the Town Hall Information Centre.

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On 7 May 2015, those who are on the Electoral Register will be invited to vote in the General Election and the UK Local Government Elections. Your vote counts so make sure you are registered.

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Appointment of Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

Salary SCP 43-51 (£37,483 - £45,129)
Plus Local Government Pension Scheme

Thame Town Council is seeking a dynamic, forward-looking Town Clerk to raise the community profile of the Council.

The role demands good leadership, self-motivation, administrative, financial and interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, lateral thinking and an ability to forge strong partnerships. You will be determined that the Council meets local government best practice standards and will ensure the efficient and effective implementation of Council decisions. You will also ensure that the Council is prepared for the future and maximises opportunities to serve the community through exploring new opportunities and accessing grants. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in senior administrative and financial management, and will already hold, or be prepared to undertake, the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CILCA).

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Applications must be returned by 4.30pm on Friday 13 February 2015.
 
Short listed candidates will be invited to attend an evening reception on Wednesday 25 February and will then be interviewed by a panel of Members on Thursday 26 February.

Each candidate will start their interview with a 10 minute presentation entitled:
''The appointment of a new Town Clerk will coincide with local elections and a new Council. How would you go about integrating new Councillors with existing Councillors in the new administration?"

Any enquiries please contact the Town Clerk, Helen Stewart (BEM) on 01844 260495

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