Month: January 2017

Update from the Red Kite Centre

January 26th, 2017

Local charity Sharing Life Trust has been leading a working group to try and save the Red Kite Children’s Centre from the planned closure by Oxfordshire County Council at the end of March 2017. Just before Christmas the decision was taken that, with the promises we had received for funding, Sharing Life Trust could afford […]

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Wide support from Town Council for Lord Williams’s off-timetable day

January 25th, 2017

On Tuesday 17 January, Lord Williams’s School had their annual off-timetable morning and numerous representatives from Thame Town Council went along to support the various activities taking place across both sites. There has since been good feedback on the morning with Nicky Stallwood, Careers Manager, commenting: “Students enjoyed working in small teams, taking on roles and […]

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ONE new council for the whole of Oxfordshire? Have your say

January 23rd, 2017

Oxfordshire County Council wants to know what you think about its draft proposal to abolish all six councils in Oxfordshire and replace them with a one new council for the whole county, called a ‘unitary’ council.    Why change? Central government is changing the way councils are funded, and councils will soon have to pay […]

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Thame Town Council Budget 2017-18

January 18th, 2017

In preparing its budget for 2017-18, Thame Town Council has again looked hard at where it can make savings (both in terms of cuts and further efficiencies), while at the same time providing the projects, functions and services that the community of Thame expect to be delivered.   The Budget Working Group set a target […]

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St Mary’s Churchyard Grass Cutting and Maintenance Contract 2017

January 17th, 2017

The Town Council is inviting companies to tender for the above contract. The contract period is 1 March 2017 – 31 December 2017. Prospective Contractors should ensure that they are completely familiar with the nature and extent of the obligations to be accepted by them. Please click here to download a full specification and details […]

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Planning matters – have your say on how the district council should engage with people

January 12th, 2017

Residents and businesses can have their say on how South Oxfordshire District Council should engage with them on planning application and policy development across the district. The district council is updating its Statement of Community Involvement – the document that explains how the council will engage with people about planning matters. The previous Statement of […]

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Take a swing at Mayor’s charity golf day!

January 11th, 2017

The Mayor of Thame invites you to the annual Mayor’s charity golf day in aid of the Red Kite Children’s Centre and Thame Youth Projects.  The charity golf day will take place on Friday 7 April at The Oxfordshire Golf Club’s championship 18-hole golf course. It’s set to be a great day with prizes and […]

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How is your plan progressing?

January 10th, 2017

It has been almost four  years since the Thame Neighbourhood Plan was adopted and in that time our community has experienced many changes and developments. The Council’s Neighbourhood Plan Continuity Committee continue to monitor the delivery of the Plan. You can find out what progress has been made since October 2015 in the latest Monitoring & […]

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New Year’s Day ramblers braved the weather and raised £165!

January 4th, 2017

Ramblers walked the Thame Boundary on New Years Day with the Mayor, Cllr Linda Emery, to raise funds for Red Kite and Thame Youth Projects. This community walk has been very popular with previous Mayors. The walk began at St Mary’s Church where 36 friends and families shook off their Christmas cobwebs and took up the 4 […]

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GO Active Gold to benefit many more communities in 2017

January 3rd, 2017

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are bringing GO Active Gold activities to many more rural communities in 2017 following overwhelming success this year. GO Active Gold provides physical activities in rural areas to help those aged 60 and over to be more active.  In 2016 more than 1,000 residents from 20 […]

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