Category: News

Memorial Gardens summer bedding is in!

17th June 2021

The summer bedding plants have arrived at the Memorial Gardens and this year members of the Royal British Legion joined the Thame Town Council maintenance team and staff in planting the area. The Royal British Legion was formed in 1921 and celebrates its centenary this year. Look out for the RBL Thame branch members who […]

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Meet Helena Richards, your new Town Councillor!

17th June 2021

At the by-election in May 2021, Helena Richards was elected to join Thame Town Council.  I am delighted and honoured to have been elected as town councillor for Thame North and to have received such a warm welcome from the council and the town hall team. I have been a resident in the Thame area for […]

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Thame Town Music Festival cancelled

17th June 2021

Following the announcement of the delay to the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions last night from the Prime Minister it is with great disappointment that we have had to cancel the Thame Town Music Festival for 2021.   Festival Director, Johnnie Littler said: “We have held our nerve until the last possible minute hoping to be […]

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Thame Players Theatre re-opens in July!

27th May 2021

In common with theatres across the UK, the Players Theatre has been closed since March 2020 with no shows being staged during the entire period. Now, in line with the government’s roadmap, the theatre will be re-opening its doors to the public in just over six weeks’ time. What’s coming up? The first show in […]

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Welcome to Thame’s new Mayor and Deputy Mayor

20th May 2021

At the Annual Meeting of the Council, on 18 May 2021, and the first face-to-face council meeting since March 2020, Thame Town Council elected Cllr Paul Cowell as the Mayor for the ensuing municipal year, with Cllr Nigel Champken-Woods elected as Deputy Mayor. Members expressed their thanks to the outgoing Mayor, Cllr Ann Midwinter, for […]

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Memorial Gardens refurbishment

13th May 2021

The Memorial Gardens were reopened yesterday following completion of the refurbishment work to the ponds and Pearce Memorial Fountain. Over the last couple of weeks the ponds have been drained and fully cleaned, the pond pumps and filtration system serviced and a small amount of repair work undertaken to the render. The refurbishment work provided an […]

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Town Council meetings update

13th May 2021

Back in April 2020, the Government introduced legislation that allowed councils to hold their meetings virtually until 7 May 2021 in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. Recently, and disappointingly, the Government announced that this legislation would not be extended, and so the Town Council will be returning to face-to-face meetings for its Full Council and […]

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New Councillors elected to represent Thame

10th May 2021

Following the elections on 6 May 2021, the following candidates have been elected: Helena Richards (Thame Town Council – Thame North Ward) Kate Gregory (Oxfordshire County Council – Thame & Chinnor) Nigel Champken-Woods (Oxfordshire County Council – Thame & Chinnor) The full breakdown of the results can be viewed on the following links: Thame Town […]

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New bus route for Thame starts on Monday!

6th May 2021

Bus passengers in Thame are set to benefit from an improved service thanks to Oxfordshire County Council working with local operator Redline Buses. The current service 120 route from Aylesbury to Haddenham in Buckinghamshire is being extended to Thame town centre, after which it will serve some residential areas of the town that have seen […]

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Thame’s Youth Worker takes on exciting new challenge

26th April 2021

Thame Youth Projects announces the departure of its Youth Worker, James Edney. “James will be missed by the young people of Thame and we wish him well in his ongoing career to serve young people” commented Thame Youth Projects’ Chair, Linda Newton. The Thame-based charity is working with James to ensure a smooth transition. Young […]

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Planning Applications at The Tithe Barn

16th April 2021

Two planning applications (P21/S0945/LB and P21/S0947/FUL) at The Tithe Barn were considered by the Town Council’s Planning & Environment Committee on Tuesday 6 April. The listed building application relates to internal alterations and the full application relates to the provision of a fencing and shed. The Town Council objected to the latter on the grounds of insufficient […]

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H R H, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

9th April 2021

1921 – 2021 Image copyright: Royal Images Library Thame Town Council – Statement HRH, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh It is with deep sadness that Thame Town Council heard the announcement today, 9 April 2021, from Buckingham Palace that HRH, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh has passed away. The Council wishes to express its […]

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