Category: News

Mayor’s Quiz Night 2020

23rd January 2020

We are delighted to announce that this year’s quiz on Thursday 5 March is being generously sponsored by The Black Horse. This popular annual event is always a sell-out and booking is essential, so don’t delay by contacting rosie.collins@thametowncouncil.gov.uk or calling 01844 260495 to register your details. The quiz night will be hosted by quizmasters […]

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Advertising Board on Howland Road

19th December 2019

Thame Town Council have been made aware of a large sign which appeared over the weekend of 30th November on land opposite the residential area at Pickenfield, Thame.  The sign is likely to have required planning permission but we are aware that the matter has already been referred to South Oxfordshire’s Planning Enforcement Team, who […]

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Christmas closure and bin collections

16th December 2019

Christmas closure and Emergency Numbers – 2019 The Town Council offices and Thame Information Centre will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 24 December 2019 to 10am on Thursday 2 January 2020. During this time, please use the contact numbers below in the case of an emergency: Emergency Services 999 (or 101 for non-emergency police […]

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Thame’s new Christmas Lights are switched-on!

12th December 2019

Thame’s brand new Christmas lights were switched-on on Friday 6 December 2019. Santa came to visit his Grotto (with gifts for those who’ve been good!) – he even brought two of his Reindeer, which visitors could feed and pet. A miniature steam train offered rides throughout the evening too. The Mayor, Cllr Ann Midwinter and […]

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Midsomer Tours Achieve Best Result Yet for Thame Good Causes!

11th December 2019

Thame’s Midsomer Walking Tours have had their best season yet with over 500 people taking the Midsomer tour of Thame during 2019. Many of the proceeds from ticket sales are donated to good causes in Thame, and this year £2,100 was shared between the Mayor’s Chosen Charity, Lord Williams’s School Young Carers, and Thame Museum, […]

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Can you ‘catch’ 24 runaway steam trains?

11th November 2019

Our ever-popular Christmas Town Trail returns for 2019! This year 24 steam trains are hiding in shop windows around the town centre on Buttermarket, Cornmarket, High Street, Upper High Street, East Street, North Street, Swan Walk, Friday Court and Greyhound Walk. The Town Trail will open on Tuesday 12 November and run until Monday 2 […]

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Remembrance Sunday – 10 November 2019

7th November 2019

The Service of Remembrance will be taking place at Thame Memorial Gardens on Sunday 10 November 2019. The procession, which will include Town Councillors, members of the Royal British Legion, other community groups and a lone piper, will assemble outside the Town Hall at 10.30am ready to proceed to the War Memorial.  Due to success […]

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Christmas is coming…

17th October 2019

Thame’s Annual Christmas Light Switch-on event will take place this year on Friday 6th December. The event officially kicks off at 4pm when Santa returns to his Grotto. Once again he is bringing two adorable reindeer that visitors to the event can feed and pet. His authentic sleigh will be available for those all-important family festive […]

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Retiring Town Clerk Graham Hunt (pictured left) and new Town Clerk Jayne Cole (pictured right)

Introducing Thame’s new Town Clerk

17th October 2019

Thame Town Council is pleased to announce that Jayne Cole has been selected as the new Town Clerk for Thame, to replace the retiring Town Clerk, Graham Hunt. Jayne is CiLCA qualified and has a strong background in the Town and Parish sector, running an independent business for the last 6 years providing advice, support and training […]

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Have your say on our 2020/21 Budget

14th October 2019

Thame Town Council has started work on setting its budget for 2020-21 and will be agreeing that budget at the Council meeting on 21 January 2020. The average household (i.e. Band D) currently contributes £2.98 per week (through the precept portion of Council Tax) towards the funding of all the projects, functions and services that […]

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Popular French Market returns to Thame next week

23rd September 2019

Whether you’re looking to pick up a few unique items for yourself or a gift for someone special, or to stock up your food cupboard with delicious French supplies, the French Market in Thame on Friday 4 October and Saturday 5 October, is a must visit. You’ll have the chance to explore a variety of […]

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