Month: May 2020

Important Planning Applications to be considered next week

28th May 2020

Thame Town Council will be considering two important planning applications at a virtual council meeting on Tuesday 2 June at 6:30pm. The agenda can be viewed here, which includes details for joining the meeting. P20/S0928/FUL – Land at The Elms, Upper High Street P20/S1355/FUL – Goodson Industrial Mews, Unit 8, Wellington Street The Town Council […]

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Challenging loss of valued employment land

21st May 2020

Thame has lost employment floor space capable of hosting hundreds of jobs over recent years, as a result of a change to the law which promotes conversion of office premises to residential use.  Since 2017 Thame Town Council has also been resisting development proposals for the former DAF UK / Kubota headquarters which breach the site’s […]

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Cllr Bretherton’s Toast to the Nation

8th May 2020

  Cllr Bretherton, Thame Town Councillor and Chairman of South Oxfordshire District Council, has recorded this video to toast the nation on the 75th Anniversary of VE Day. Transcript: The public is encouraged to join the Queen at 9pm on Friday 8th May 2020. This is the first time such a tribute has ever taken […]

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VE Day – Churchill’s Speech

8th May 2020

Sir Winston Churchill’s speech from 8th May 1945 with accompanying images of VE Day and Nimrod playing in the background. Words spoken by Tony Long of Thame Players.     Transcript: My dear friends, this is your hour. This is not victory of a party or of any class. It’s a victory of the great […]

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VE Day 75th Celebrations at Home

5th May 2020

The Town Council’s maintenance team have been busy planting out the beds in the memorial gardens in time for VE day tomorrow – go and take a look at their handiwork when you’re out for your permitted daily exercise and we’re sure you’ll agree they’ve done an amazing job! In 1945, the long anticipated news that […]

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