Year: 2017

Town Award winners announced!

5th May 2017

Yesterday evening, the ninth Thame Town Awards took place at The Barns Centre with over 40 guests in attendance including the winners and their guests, members of the Town Awards panel, the Mayor of Thame, councillors and Town Council staff. The Mayor welcomed those in attendance, and thanked those who took the time to make […]

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Midsomer Walks Tall in Thame

4th May 2017

Next week sees the start of a new series of guided Midsomer walking tours of Thame, one of the most frequently used filming locations for the popular ITV series Midsomer Murders. The hour-long tours will be held weekly, led by specially trained Midsomer guides, and taking in many of the filming locations in the town […]

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Mayor of Thame opens new Family Centre in Thame

27th April 2017

Following a year of preparation and fundraising by a community working group, the former children’s centre in Southern Road, Thame held a launch event on Wednesday 26 April. Amongst the many invited guests were Linda Emery, the Mayor of Thame, and many others who have given support to the campaign to keep the centre running after […]

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Thame Town Centre Business Survey

27th April 2017

Thame Town Council are running a survey to capture a snap shot view of the pros and cons facing businesses in Thame today, as well as hear about improvements you think are needed. The information gathered will be used to prioritise initial action taken by Becky Reid, the new Market Town Coordinator, as well as give focus and direction to […]

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Disposal of Land at Pickenfield, Thame

24th April 2017

Thame Town Council is considering selling a 48.89m2 section of council owned amenity land to the resident of 20 Pickenfield located adjacent to the property. The reason for the sale is that this small area of land is of no beneficial use to the community.  Any objection with respect to the proposed disposal must be […]

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Mayor’s Golf Day

11th April 2017

The Mayor, Cllr Linda Emery, held her Charity Golf Day on Friday 7 April at The Oxfordshire Golf Club.  This was the 3rd year for this event but the first to be held at The Oxfordshire.  After bacon rolls and coffee the 36 players set off for the tees. The greens and weather were perfect […]

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Introducing: Thame Shopwatch

5th April 2017

A new initiative to increase safety in Thame On Wednesday 5 April, the SHOPWATCH scheme will launch in Thame. The scheme will provide the retail community of Thame with greater capabilities to deal with persons committing offences, such as shoplifting and anti-social behaviour, in the town. Such offences, through the scheme, could lead to a […]

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Communities urged to get involved in South Oxfordshire Local Plan

29th March 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

27th March 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

24th March 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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