Month: December 2016

Samantha Picks Thame’s Best Windows

December 15th, 2016

Samantha Bond, the Downton Abbey actress, came to Thame on Saturday 3rd December to judge and present the prizes for the best displays in the Small Business Saturday Christmas window competition. From 18 entries submitted, Samantha and Keith Slater, a retail expert, chose three winners. The displays were judged on visual impact, drawing power, innovation […]

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The Great British High Street results are in…

December 13th, 2016

Thame WOWs judges but Hebden Bridge wins most votes … while Thame’s Chris Hurdman is runner-up in Market Champion Awards Thame wowed the judges as a finalist at the prestigious awards ceremony in this year’s Great British High Street Competition, held at Lancaster House, St James’s, London SW1 yesterday. After gaining a Rising Star in […]

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Christmas Tea Party 2016

December 13th, 2016

On Friday 9 December, Thame Football Club hosted the town’s annual tea party. The Town Council would like to say a big thank you to all involved. The event, which was jointly organised by Rotary, Inner Wheel and the Town Council, was a great success. Over 80 senior citizens enjoyed the various entertainment on offer, from […]

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Thame’s Christmas Lights have been switched on!

December 7th, 2016

On Friday 2 December, Thame hosted its annual Christmas Lights Switch-On event. The event was well attended with a range of festive stalls, attractions and entertainment on offer.   Colonel Custard started the event with some fantastic stilt-walking and Christmassy balloon-making! Everyone’s favourite Police Pup and Tink the Green Fairy were hugely popular with younger […]

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Small Business, Big Winners!

December 7th, 2016

Small businesses, young entrepreneurs and retailers alike were big winners on Small Business Saturday, held in Thame on Saturday 3rd December. Samantha Bond, the Downton Abbey actress, came to Thame to judge and present the prizes for the best window displays in the Small Business Saturday Christmas window display competition. From 18 entries submitted, Samantha […]

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Mayor of Thame’s Fund Raising

December 6th, 2016

  During her mayoral year Cllr Linda Emery will be raising money for her chosen charities:   The Red Kite Children’s Centre provides a range of play sessions for families and children antenatally to 5yrs including teenage parents and children with disabilities as well as offering families support and advice on a range of topics. […]

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Funding award for ‘open access’ children’s services in Thame

December 6th, 2016

Sharing Life Trust, Thame will receive funding worth £30,000 to run ‘open access’ children services that will complement a comprehensive new service across Oxfordshire which ensures children at risk of abuse and neglect are protected. The grant, from a scheme set up by the county council, aims to allow Sharing Life Trust to develop and […]

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Community Facilities Working Group – Public Meeting

December 1st, 2016

The Thame Neighbourhood Plan (TNP) includes policies related to the provision of a large community facility for Thame.  This built on great work over many years by the community of Thame and since the adoption of the Neighbourhood Plan further impacts, initiatives and requirements have been established.  Three potential sites were defined in the TNP, […]

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