Category: News

Thame’s Poppy Appeal 2020

22nd October 2020

This year the Royal British Legion is encouraging people to show their support by putting a poppy in their window and you can download a full colour poster or one that you, or someone you know would enjoy colouring in once a donation has been made. Alternatively you can collect your free copy of either […]

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Christmas is coming

15th October 2020

On Wednesday The Christmas Decorators were in town placing the lights in the trees in the Upper High Street car park. They will be returning in the next few weeks to erect the lights around the town centre. Unfortunately due to Covid-19 there will be no lights switch-on event, however there are plans in the […]

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Have your say on our 2021/22 budget

15th October 2020

Thame Town Council has started work on setting its budget for 2021-22 and will be agreeing that budget at the Council meeting on 19 January 2021. The average household (i.e. Band D) currently contributes £3.04 per week (through the precept portion of Council Tax) towards the funding of all the projects, functions and services that Thame Town Council […]

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An incredible response to Thame’s Lockdown Love Awards

8th October 2020

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, our Thame community sprung into action. Neighbours connected and looked out for each other more than usual; informal support groups were organised to support people in need; charities, volunteer groups, businesses, churches and many others rallied together to support the town and its residents. Working together with Thame Rewards Club, we […]

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Thame Art Crawl returns for its 4th year

1st October 2020

2020 has been a year of isolation. Lockdown life has meant that those desperate for a touch of culture have had to resort to watching plays on YouTube, tuning in for Grayson Perry’s Art Club and exploring galleries through their computers. While there is something engaging about ‘walking’ through the Guggenheim whilst sitting at home […]

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The Thame Green Living Plan is here!

1st October 2020

Starting now – a ten-year plan for a cleaner, greener Thame by 2030: Healthier lifestyles, more green spaces and more connected communities – these are just some of the outcomes that the Thame Green Living Plan is aiming to achieve for the Thame community. Adopted unanimously by Thame Town Council in July 2020, the Green Living […]

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October Fair cancelled

30th September 2020

At the Town Council meeting on Tuesday 22 September 2020 Councillors reluctantly voted to cancel this year’s October Charter Fair. The health and well-being of Thame’s residents is paramount and Councillors felt that the event would not be compatible with the increased pandemic alert level and social distancing requirements. Despite the significant efforts of the […]

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Town Council update

25th September 2020

We regret to announce that Jayne Cole is to leave the post of Town Clerk on the 6th October 2020. The Council will announce interim arrangements in due course. Date posted: Friday 25 September 2020

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Thame Town Council objects to ‘Health Hub’ planning application

25th September 2020

On Tuesday 22 September 2020, Thame Town Council considered planning application P20/S2593/O – Land east of Tythrop Way and south of Kingsey Road at a virtual council meeting. The application sought outline permission for a Health Centre, Care Home, Assisted Living Units and a Day Nursery. Whilst the scheme presented some benefits and positives for the town, […]

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Town Hall reopening

11th September 2020

We have been working hard to make sure the Town Hall is a Covid-19 safe place for both staff and customers. The Information Centre has been refurbished with a glass screen and security door and there is clear signage around the building together with plenty of hand sanitising stations. Whilst the Town Hall has been […]

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Thame Community Larder Update

7th September 2020

After the emergency arrangements for the Community Larder during the spring and summer, a new model of operation launched at Christchurch on Thursday 3 September 2020. Full risk assessments have been completed and special hygiene and social distancing measures put in place to ensure that it is as safe as possible.  What is a community […]

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Access to Thame Cricket Ground

27th August 2020

Thame Town Cricket Club is located on land leased from the Town Council next to St Mary’s Church in Thame in a conservation area. It comprises of the cricket ground, clubhouse, service yard, nets and car park. Thame Town Cricket Club is enclosed by a fence along the Aylesbury Road, St Mary’s Church burial ground […]

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