Category: Business News

Local unsung heroes celebrated at Thame’s annual Town Awards ceremony

15th March 2019

On Thursday 14 March, the eleventh Thame Town Awards took place at The Barns Centre. The Mayor of Thame, Cllr Ann Midwinter welcomed this year’s winners and their guests, members of the Town Awards panel, councillors and Town Council staff. Individuals who nominated the winners were also invited to attend the awards ceremony and the […]

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Kingsmead Business Park Update

21st February 2019

21 February 2019 Following on from last week’s article, South Oxfordshire District Council’s Planning Committee resolved to refuse the speculative planning application for up to 129 dwellings, a 68 bed care home, and 1511sqm of office space on the whole of Kingsmead Business Park, the old DAF/Kubota site.  There were particular concerns expressed that the marketing […]

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Thame’s town centre is sparkling!

6th December 2018

On Friday 30 November Thame hosted its annual Christmas Lights Switch-On event. The event was very well attended with a range of festive stalls, tasty food, attractions and entertainment on offer. Father Christmas made the special journey with two of his adorable Reindeer to visit his Grotto and wish the people of Thame a Merry Christmas. […]

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It’s the most wonderful Thame of the year…

23rd November 2018

At Christmas the shops in our gorgeous town centre come into their own, providing beautifully presented and unique gifts – with some fantastic original ideas that you might not have considered before. You will find locally-produced items which aren’t available elsewhere: quirky one-off items not available at national chain stores, and individual gifts created by […]

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Former Police Station, Greyhound Lane, OX9 3ZD

1st November 2018

You have probably noticed that the demolition of the former police station in Greyhound Lane is underway. This site was sold by Thames Valley Police to Churchill Retirement Living Ltd. under an agreement made in 2013. An initial planning application for retirement homes on the site was refused in 2014. A subsequent planning appeal brought about by Churchill […]

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The countdown has started for the switch-on!

11th October 2018

There are just 50 days to go until Thame’s Christmas Lights are switched-on on Friday 30 November at 7pm. Santa has the date in his diary and will be returning to his Grotto from 3:30pm with presents – for those who have been good of course! Following a poll on the ‘Christmas in Thame’ Facebook […]

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Consultation launches for Thame’s Green Living Plan

13th August 2018

Residents of Thame will have their say on the Green Living Plan (GLP) for the town over the next six weeks. A consultation process will be launched on Monday 20 August and is expected to run until 30 September. Everyone who lives or works in Thame is invited to comment on the plan, which will […]

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September Fair 2018 Road Closures

26th July 2018

The September Fair will be in Thame between Thursday 20 and Saturday 22 September 2018. The Fair will be open from 4pm to 11pm on Thursday and noon to 11pm on Friday and Saturday. The President of the Showmen’s Guild and the Mayor of Thame will be ringing the bell to officially open the Fair […]

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Thame shines bright in national Christmas Lights competition

26th July 2018

After making it to the final 12 in the Blachere Illuminations’ Christmas Lights competition, Thame fought off some strong competition from much larger towns and cities around the country to finish in third place. Although we narrowly missed out on winning the top £10,000 prize, the great efforts by Town Council staff and Councillors have secured Thame an additional £1,000 […]

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Be part of this year’s Christmas event in Thame

23rd July 2018

Thame Town Council is looking to involve the local community once again in the annual Christmas Lights Switch-On event in Thame which will take place on Friday 30 November this year. Residents are being invited to have their say on what attractions should be booked to attend the event. Search for the ‘Christmas in Thame’ […]

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