Year: 2017

And the longest serving market trader award goes to…

23rd August 2017

Terry Hankins! At Thame Market’s Community Day yesterday, Terry (pictured right) was presented with a silver plate to celebrate over 35 years as a trader at Thame Market, making him the longest serving trader at Thame’s weekly Tuesday charter market. Terry was presented with the award next to his fruit and vegetable stall by Mike Broun (Chairman […]

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Ideas wanted for Remembrance 2018

9th August 2017

Sunday 11 November 2018 will mark the centenary of the end of World War I. The Town Council would like to know how the community of Thame will be commemorating, or would like to commemorate, this significant event. From poppy seed planting to crocheting to bell ringing, we would like to hear your creative ideas. […]

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Get involved this Christmas

9th August 2017

It may be the middle of summer, but the Town Council is already planning this year’s Christmas Lights Switch-On, which will take place on Friday 1 December 2017. The Town Council is looking for lots of local businesses and traders to get involved either by sponsoring the event or holding a stall. Sponsorship packages begin at […]

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Thame Showground

7th August 2017

The Town Council shares the concerns of many in the community with regard to a current event at Thame Showground.  As always it is difficult to separate fact from fiction.  Opinions expressed range from outright support to outright indignation.  We have been assured by the Police that they are doing all they can to monitor […]

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Antisocial Behaviour in Thame

27th July 2017

The Town Council is concerned at fairly widespread reports of increased antisocial behaviour in Thame.  It is sometimes difficult to separate perception from reality but there have certainly been some incidents that the Town Council is aware of.  We do not want to raise undue concern.  The police have asked us to encourage public reporting […]

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The town flag is flying!

26th July 2017

Following a recent community competition, Thame’s Town Flag was officially raised this morning. Competition winner Hazel Mann was joined by the Mayor of Thame, Cllr Tom Wyse, and Councillors to raise the flag outside the Town Hall. Hazel received a bouquet of flowers for her design being chosen the winner from 33 entries. The Town […]

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Local groups invited to Community Day at Thame Market

20th July 2017

Thame Market Traders are holding their Community Market Day on Tuesday 22 August, and they are looking for local community groups and charities to hold a free pitch. It promises to be a great day and there will be a large bouncy slide too! The Market Fun Day celebrates the fantastic community spirit of Thame […]

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Town Hall closed

18th July 2017

Thame Town Hall will be closed between 1pm and 5pm on Wednesday 19 July 2017. We will re-open as usual at 10am on Thursday 20 July 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience. Date: Tuesday 18 July 2017

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Brother’s Hair Salon window display strikes a chord!

13th July 2017

Image copyright: SGG Images Saturday 8 July saw the launch of the first ever Thame Town Music Festival, and town centre shops banged their drums in support of it by taking part in the towns ‘Dress to Impress’ competition. In total 11 shops took part, and Brother’s Hair Salon can now blow their own trumpet […]

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Council Grants Announced

12th July 2017

The Town Council’s annual Grant Award scheme is 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. This year a total of £14,750 was awarded to various community and non-for-profit projects, all of which will benefit the […]

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Rotary Club of Thame welcomes new president

11th July 2017

It’s all change at the top as former oil industry employee from Chalgrove who spends much of his spare time volunteering and fundraising in the local community takes up the reins as president of Rotary Club of Thame. John Singer, was welcomed as the new president of Rotary Club of Thame on Wednesday 5 July at […]

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