Category: News

Town Council grant recipients announced

28th June 2018

The Town Council’s annual Grant Award scheme is open to local organisations in the Thame area. The scheme aims to fund projects that address the needs, aspirations and issues of the people in our community. This year a total of £8,845 was awarded to community and non-for-profit projects, all of which will benefit the community […]

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Armed Forces Convenant signed

28th June 2018

On Monday 25 June the Mayor, Cllr Ann Midwinter, attended the Flag Raising Ceremony at Oxford Castle to Commemorate Armed Forces Day.  Following the ceremony Cllr Midwinter signed the Armed Forces Covenant on behalf of Thame Town Council along with other local Mayors and Chairs. The Covenant is a written and publicised voluntary pledge from organisations […]

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Appointment of Office Administration Manager

25th June 2018

Salary range £27,358 – £34,106 (SCP 30-38) Plus Local Government Pension Scheme Thame Town Council is seeking an individual to replace the retiring Office Administration Manager.  The role is critical to the smooth operation of the Town Council. This is an exciting and challenging full time role that requires excellent communication, financial and administrative skills, […]

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Notice of Public Rights

22nd June 2018

Thame Town Council has published its Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountability Return – accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018. The public inspection period for the accounts will commence on Friday 22 June until Thursday 2 August 2018. These documents are available for inspection via website, the […]

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Mayor’s Cadets

21st June 2018

At the council meeting on Tuesday 19 June, the Mayor of Thame, Cllr Ann Midwinter announced and made a formal presentation to her cadets, Annabel and Sophie Kemp who are members of the 1st Thame Rangers and Young Leaders Unit. The responsibility of the Mayor’s Cadet is to assist the Mayor during their time in office […]

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UK’s first Green Living Plan revealed for Thame

21st June 2018

Thame Councillors vote to approve consultation Thame could be the first town or city in the country to adopt a Green Living Plan, a public meeting in Thame Town Hall heard on Tuesday evening (19 June). Members of the RSA Thame Group, led by Charles Boundy, presented their draft Green Living Plan to Councillors and […]

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Green Living Plan Presentation

20th June 2018

Thame Town Council was very pleased to host an informative presentation by the RSA Thame Group on the draft Green Living Plan for Thame in the Town Hall on the evening of Tuesday 19 June 2018.  The presentation was attended by more than 60 members of the community, with half the time put aside for […]

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Cricket Club Clubhouse Redevelopment update – May 2018

8th June 2018

Sports Clubhouses have published a construction update for the Thame Town Cricket Club Clubhouse Redevelopment. Please read the update below or click here to read the PDF version with images included. Works undertaken during March The weather began to improve in March and, with the concrete piles all installed, the groundworks team spent some time forming […]

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May is for markets

30th May 2018

Did you know that Thame was granted a market charter in 1215 and that markets have been held weekly since that time? During May, to celebrate the national ‘Love your Local Market’ initiative, Thame’s Tuesday Charter Market ran themed events each week of May, with each theme celebrating a different aspect of the market. Week 1: […]

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2018 Town Award winners announced

10th May 2018

On Thursday 3 May, the tenth Thame Town Awards took place at The Barns Centre with around 70 guests in attendance including this year’s winners and their guests, sponsors, members of the Town Awards panel, the Mayor of Thame, councillors and Town Council staff. Guests were welcomed with live musical accompaniment from pianist Ian English, […]

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Mayor’s Charity Fundraising Totals

10th May 2018

At the Annual Meeting of the Council on Tuesday 8 May, Cllr Tom Wyse presented Amy Spicer and John Hulett from the Red Kite Family Centre and Alison Champken-Woods from Thame & District Day Centre with a cheque of £5,874 each, making his fundraising total an impressive £11,748. Throughout his year in office, the Mayor held […]

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New Town Mayor elected

9th May 2018

On Tuesday 8 May, Thame Town Council elected Cllr Ann Midwinter as Mayor and Cllr Linda Emery, for the second year running, as Deputy Mayor. The Mayor has chosen Sharing Life Trust and Thame Youth Projects as her charities for the year. She added, “It is a great honour to represent Thame as Mayor and I […]

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