Year: 2020

Christmas is coming … and not even Covid-19 will stop it!

19th November 2020

Santa’s elves (well the ones based in Thame anyway) have been working hard to come up with some plans to make sure that – despite the restrictions Covid-19 has brought to our lives – Christmas will be celebrated in style. True, the normal big Christmas Light Switch on celebrations that we have come to know […]

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Service of Remembrance 2020

13th November 2020

Covid-19 restrictions prevented the usual service and parade taking place on Sunday, however last Wednesday a small Service of Remembrance conducted by Reverend Mike Reading, accompanied by Thame’s Mayor, Cllr Ann Midwinter, South Oxfordshire District Council’s Chair, Cllr David Bretherton, Royal British Legion President, Major Robert Bartlett, RAF Halton Squadron Leader Clare Atherton and Deputy Lieutenant, Marie-Jane Barnett […]

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Be part of Thame’s ‘Window Wanderland’!

13th November 2020

Thame Primary Schools are calling all residents and businesses to take part in this fabulous event from 18 – 24 December. Participants are asked to transform the windows of their flat, house, business, school, nursery, car, campervan, shop – or their front garden, into an illuminated art trail – transforming Thame’s streets into a magical […]

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Cricket Club car park closed

6th November 2020

Thame Town Cricket Club is located next to St Mary’s Church in Thame and has vehicle access from Church Road. It comprises of the cricket ground, clubhouse, service yard, practice nets and car park. The car park is private and for use by: Cricket Club members Authorised users of the Cricket Club Authorised users of […]

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Second Lockdown Information for Thame

5th November 2020

The second national lockdown in response to Covid-19 starts on Thursday 5 November 2020 and will be in force until at least Wednesday 2 December 2020. Town Hall closure In line with government guidelines, the Town Hall will be closed from 1.00pm on Wednesday 4 November. Thame Town Council office staff will once again be […]

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Thame Fire Station Refurbishment Works

2nd November 2020

Thame Fire Station is currently undergoing essential refurbishment works from 1st to 30th November.  Due to these works the local on call fire fighters will need to utilise some space in the Upper High Street Car Park for parking throughout this period, including at weekends and over a 24 hour period.  As such an area […]

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Message from Community Christmas Thame

29th October 2020

Naturally it is with great regret that we cannot hold a true Community Christmas Thame this year due to COVID-19. We would not want to be putting vulnerable people at risk so we are changing the format for 2020. At this stage we believe we will be able to deliver meals to those people who […]

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Thame’s Poppy Appeal 2020

22nd October 2020

This year the Royal British Legion is encouraging people to show their support by putting a poppy in their window and you can download a full colour poster or one that you, or someone you know would enjoy colouring in once a donation has been made. Alternatively you can collect your free copy of either […]

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Christmas is coming

15th October 2020

On Wednesday The Christmas Decorators were in town placing the lights in the trees in the Upper High Street car park. They will be returning in the next few weeks to erect the lights around the town centre. Unfortunately due to Covid-19 there will be no lights switch-on event, however there are plans in the […]

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Have your say on our 2021/22 budget

15th October 2020

Thame Town Council has started work on setting its budget for 2021-22 and will be agreeing that budget at the Council meeting on 19 January 2021. The average household (i.e. Band D) currently contributes £3.04 per week (through the precept portion of Council Tax) towards the funding of all the projects, functions and services that Thame Town Council […]

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An incredible response to Thame’s Lockdown Love Awards

8th October 2020

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, our Thame community sprung into action. Neighbours connected and looked out for each other more than usual; informal support groups were organised to support people in need; charities, volunteer groups, businesses, churches and many others rallied together to support the town and its residents. Working together with Thame Rewards Club, we […]

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Thame Art Crawl returns for its 4th year

1st October 2020

2020 has been a year of isolation. Lockdown life has meant that those desperate for a touch of culture have had to resort to watching plays on YouTube, tuning in for Grayson Perry’s Art Club and exploring galleries through their computers. While there is something engaging about ‘walking’ through the Guggenheim whilst sitting at home […]

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