Category: News

Happy New Year and Christmas Update

7th January 2021

Happy New Year! New year message from the Mayor, Cllr Ann Midwinter on behalf of all Thame town councillors and staff: ‘With the England lockdown rules in place, I would like to assure you that Thame Town Council are supporting the Thame Good Neighbour Scheme and Love Thame Blue Hearts who are able to assist […]

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Land at The Elms, Upper High Street, Thame – P20/S0928/FUL

17th December 2020

South Oxfordshire District Planning Committee last night voted 4 against and 4 in favour with the Chairman using his casting vote in favour of planning application P20/S0928/FUL.  Thame Town Council Councillors and Officers, South Oxfordshire District Council Thame Ward members and a member of the public gave material planning reasons for objecting to this application […]

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Thame Town Council Budget 2021 – 2022

17th December 2020

In preparing its budget for 2021-22, Thame Town Council has again looked hard at where it can make savings (both in terms of cuts and further efficiencies), while at the same time providing the projects, functions and services that the community of Thame expect to be delivered by the Town Council. As last year, the […]

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Let the Christmas Celebrations Begin!

3rd December 2020

The Christmas lights are on! The Mayor invited Mrs Miriam Coulson the eldest Love Thame Blue Hearts call handler and the operational team of the Blue Hearts, Emma Butt and Taruna Glover to switch on the Christmas tree lights on Tuesday evening. The Blue Hearts call handlers took over 1500 calls during the first lockdown […]

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Notice – Essential IT Maintenance Works

30th November 2020

On Wednesday 2 December Thame Town Council staff will have limited to no access to emails throughout the day whilst essential IT maintenance works take place. If you need to speak to someone please phone us on 01844 212833 and leave a message. We hope to be back to normal working practices on Thursday 3 […]

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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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