Category: Business News

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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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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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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Can Midsomer Murders Help to Build Your Business?

8th May 2018

Thame lies at the heart of Midsomer County. About 80% of the filming locations for the popular ITV series, Midsomer Murders, are in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, and the show is watched by millions, both in the UK and in over 100 countries worldwide. Visitors from all over the world want to experience for themselves the […]

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