Month: March 2017

Communities urged to get involved in South Oxfordshire Local Plan

March 29th, 2017

Communities in South Oxfordshire have been invited to public exhibitions across the district in April to find out more about the district council’s plan to address the local need for housing. You can view the consultation documents, information boards and ask questions at the dates and locations below: Didcot, Cornerstone – Wednesday 5 April,1pm – […]

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Town Council Grant Scheme Now Open

March 27th, 2017

Thame Town Council’s Grant Scheme is now open to local organisations in the Thame area. The scheme aims to fund projects that address the needs, aspirations and issues of the people in our community. We are inviting local charitable organisations who are working for the benefit of Thame to apply for funding to support projects […]

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£615 raised at the Mayor’s Musical Evening

March 24th, 2017

The Mayor of Thame, Cllr Linda Emery, has been busy raising lots of money for her chosen charities. The Mayor also attended a double big birthday celebration at Hempton Field Nursing Home on Thursday 16 March. Two of its residents, Shirley and Hilda turned 106 and 100 respectively (pictured below: Shirley [left] and Hilda [right] with the […]

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Girls Cricket Academy to be Held at Thame Town Cricket Club

March 16th, 2017

The summer of cricket is bringing with it a very exciting opportunity for girls within Oxfordshire. Lydia Greenway (ex-England international) is bringing her cricket academy, Cricket for Girls, to Thame Town CC. The academy is open to girls up to the age of 18 and will be run on Friday evenings for 7 weeks from […]

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‘Cheers’ to a successful fundraising evening

March 15th, 2017

An impressive £600 was raised at the Mayor’s ‘Bubbles, Boards and Creams’ evening held in The Stables at The James Figg last Thursday (9 March). The charity event was in support of the Mayor’s charities – The Red Kite Children’s Centre and Thame Youth Café. Frazer Sutherland, from Peach Pubs, hosted the event and added […]

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Five reasons to keep Thame tidy!

March 15th, 2017

Did you know that around 2.25m pieces of litter are dropped on the streets of the UK every day? Thirty million tonnes of rubbish are collected from England’s streets each year and it costs councils more than £1bn a year to clean up. We can all do our bit to help bring this figure down. […]

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Your chance to design Thame’s town flag!

March 13th, 2017

We need you! In 2016, Thame Town Council installed a Flag Pole outside the Town Hall and various flags are flown to mark special and significant occasions throughout the year. However, the Flag Pole is not used all the time and the Town Council, with the help from the people of Thame, want to change […]

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Thriving Thame is a Quadruple Winner!

March 9th, 2017

Thame has won four prizes at the Revive & Thrive Local Legends Conference held in Northwich, Cheshire on 2nd and 3rd March. The conference was attended by Sonja Francis and Helen Johns, steering group members of 21st Century Thame, who were nominated to attend as ‘Local Legends’ for their work on Thame projects by Becky […]

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Young Entrepreneurs Get Expert Advice

March 9th, 2017

The winners of Thame’s Small Business Saturday Young Entrepreneurs Competition in December 2016 attended a brainstorm session at the offices of CarmichaelUK on Saturday 25 February, where they received expert advice on how to develop their winning business ideas. The brainstorm, attended by young entrepreneurs Tom Wylam, Amelie Mason and Philippe van Caloen, was hosted by […]

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Mayor’s Charity Quiz Night raises £795!

March 6th, 2017

The Mayor hosted a hugely successful charity Quiz Night on Thursday 2 March, with an impressive £795 being raised for the Mayor’s chosen charities – the Red Kite Children’s Centre and Thame Youth Café. The quiz, which took place at Thame Leisure Centre, was attended by 16 quiz teams and hosted by the fantastic ‘Quiz […]

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View your Town Council’s 2017-18 Budget Leaflet

March 3rd, 2017

The Town Council has published its annual budget leaflet, which outlines the Town Council’s expenditure and gives details of what your council tax has and will be spent on. The leaflet can be viewed online here, or you can view a physical copy in Thame Information Centre. You can also view the 2017-18 Budget Leaflets […]

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