Category: News

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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October Fair 2019

23rd September 2019

On Friday 11 and Saturday 12 October, Thame’s annual October Charter Fair will return to the Upper High Street car park, offering bumper cars, a great selection of fun fair rides and plenty of sweet treats! Please be aware that from 8am on Thursday 10 October to the morning of Sunday 13 October, the Upper […]

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Land at The Elms – Appeal

19th September 2019

A planning appeal will be held from 10am on 24 September – 27 September 2019 at Thame Town Hall against the refusal of permission for 78 “Housing with Care” homes on Land at The Elms, Upper High Street Thame, OX9 2DN, by South Oxfordshire District Council on 28 February 2019. The appeal has been brought by […]

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September Fair 2019 Road Closures

29th August 2019

The September Fair will be in Thame between Thursday 19 and Saturday 21 September 2019. The Fair will be open from 4pm to 11pm on Thursday and noon to 11pm on Friday and Saturday. Thame Town Council would like to remind residents and businesses of the road closures which will be in place for the […]

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Vacancy for Part-time Car Parking Attendant

9th August 2019

Part-time Car Parking Attendant (Saturday 8am – 4.15pm) Duties will include monitoring the car parks and issuing excess charge parking tickets. Rate of pay is £9.39 per hour.  An application pack can be obtained from the Council’s website: www.thametowncouncil.gov.uk or by email recruitment@thametowncouncil.gov.uk or from the Town Hall, High Street, Thame, OX9 3DP Applications must be returned by 10am […]

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Appointment of Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

15th July 2019

Appointment of Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer Initial Salary £39,782 – £47,896 (SCP 37 – 45) or up to £52,869 (SCP 49) for already qualified, exceptional candidates Additional increments up to SCP 54 may be payable once in post and abilities proven Plus Local Government Pension Scheme Thame Town Council is seeking a dynamic, […]

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Introducing the new Summer Street Market

11th July 2019

Following the successful World Village Market in April, Thame will be hosting a new market this month on the cobbles around the Town Hall. The Summer Street Market will be making its debut in Thame from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th July, adding to the already plentiful calendar of events in the town centre. The traders will […]

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Get involved in Thame’s Christmas Lights Switch-On 2019

28th June 2019

This year’s Christmas Lights Switch-On will take place on Friday 6 December. We will be welcoming back all the event favourites including Santa and his grotto, entertainment, refreshment & gift stalls, children’s characters, the primary school lantern parade and more to be announced. The post-event feedback survey last year showed reindeer as the event highlight […]

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Community groups benefit from Town Council grants

28th June 2019

The Town Council’s annual Grant Award scheme is for 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 £11,227 was awarded to community and non-for-profit projects, all of which will benefit the community of […]

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Notice of Public Rights 2018-19

20th June 2019

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 2019. The notice can be viewed on the Town Council website here and Montesson Square Noticeboard. The public inspection period for the accounts is from Wednesday 26 June until Tuesday […]

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Climate Emergency / Elms Park

20th June 2019

At the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Thame Climate Alliance, supported by around 50 local residents, put forward an eloquent and compelling case in relation to declaring a Climate Emergency, while also recognising the unique position that Thame is in. Most other Town and Parish Councils who are being asked to declare an emergency, and devote […]

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