Year: 2016

Thame Marks Remembrance

15th November 2016

Photo credit: Barry Blight On Sunday 13 November, Thame held its Service of Remembrance to remember those who had lost their lives serving our country. There was a fantastic turnout and the weather stayed dry too. Large crowds gathered to process from the Town Hall to the Memorial Gardens, where the Act of Remembrance took place. […]

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Don’t Miss the Bus!

8th November 2016

Get free business advice and lots more when the Small Business Bus visits Thame, on Monday 14 November.   The Small Business Saturday promotional tour bus is travelling through the UK and visits Thame on Monday 14th November, as part of its journey that began in Aberdeen (24th October) and ends in Bournemouth (25th November). […]

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Young Entrepreneurs Competition – deadline extended

8th November 2016

A brand new Young Entrepreneurs Competition, launched on 19th September as part of Small Business Saturday, invited entries from anyone in Oxfordshire or Buckinghamshire under 30 with a new business idea. The closing date for entries was last Friday 4th November. Now, the competition organisers have extended the closing date to Friday 18th November. This […]

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Thame Impresses GBHS Judges – But Keep Voting to Win!

7th November 2016

Photo credit: Clare Nickless, Thame Centre First Thame played host to an expert panel of judges in the Great British High Street Competition on Friday 4 November as they were treated to a guided tour and a reception attended by some of Thame’s key businesses and supporters of the #GBHighSt entry. The GBHS judges were given a guided […]

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SODC Grant Approved for Thame Town Cricket Club

7th November 2016

Thame Town Cricket Club receive £250,000 towards new clubhouse development. Thame Town CC moved one step closer to realising their dream of a new clubhouse this week when South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) approved a grant application towards the project for £250,000. The application was scored highly for ‘Providing new facilities and activities’ and ‘Community […]

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Get Searching in the Christmas Santa Circuit!

4th November 2016

Be in with a chance to switch on Thame’s Christmas lights!   Christmas is fast approaching and to get Thame into the festive spirit, the Town Council will once again be launching a treasure trail around the town centre for the young and young-at-heart.   In line with the Go-Karts which will be at this […]

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Expert Judges Swoop On Thame

4th November 2016

Thame is on full alert this morning as a crack team of expert judges find out what makes its High Street so special and a contender to win the Great British High Street Competition 2016. A judge from Holland & Barrett, sponsors of the small market town category, has a 50% say on who wins […]

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Thame’s Service of Remembrance

1st November 2016

The Service of Remembrance will be taking place at Thame Memorial Gardens on Sunday 13 November 2016. 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 ready to proceed to the War Memorial.   Following the service everyone is […]

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Affordable Homes via Shared Ownership – Register Now!

31st October 2016

Over the next few years in Thame, 78 homes will become available under a shared ownership scheme. This number represents 10% of the total of homes to be built within the scope of the current Thame Neighbourhood Plan.   Unlike social rented housing, which has 20% of its number reserved for qualifying applicants with a […]

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Thame Needs Your Help to be Crowned Britain’s Best High Street

28th October 2016

Thame needs your votes in the national competition to find Britain’s best high street. Over a week into the public voting period, a rankings release by the Great British High Street Competition has revealed that in the small market town category, Thame is trailing in third place. 1.         Hebden Bridge, Calderdale 2.         Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire […]

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Thame needs your vote to be Britain’s best high street!

19th October 2016

Thame has been named as one of the country’s best high streets by being shortlisted in the third annual Great British High Street competition. Thame High Street has been named alongside Chipping Norton and Hebden Bridge as one of the top 3 in the Small Market Town category. Chris Hurdman, Thame, has also been named […]

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Senior Citizen’s Christmas Tea Party

13th October 2016

Senior residents of Thame are invited to take part in the annual Senior Citizen’s Christmas Tea Party which will be held at Thame Football Club. This yearly celebration, jointly organised by the Town Council, Rotary, Inner Wheel and the Football Club will be taking place on Friday 9 December 2016 between 1.30pm and 4pm and […]

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