Category: Business News

Thame Fair

September Fair cancelled

13th August 2020

At the Town Council meeting on Tuesday 11 August 2020, Councillors voted unanimously, and regrettably, to cancel the Thame September Street Fair this year. This decision was made in the interests of the health and well-being of Thame’s residents and those of nearby villages who usually visit the Fair. Given the ongoing Covid-19 social distancing […]

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Thame’s Green Living Plan gets the green light

16th July 2020

On Tuesday 14 July at a virtual Full Council Meeting, Thame Town Council adopted the Green Living Plan.   It was resolved that: ‘Thame Town Council adopts the Green Living Plan on the understanding that the council take it forward in a manner that it can be delivered over time and within its means’. This […]

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Thame Town Council Update – 9 July 2020

9th July 2020

Council Meetings: Thame Town Council has successfully conducted its business via virtual Full Council meetings since April, whilst it has not been safe to hold meetings in the Town Hall, and will continue to do so until we can safely hold face-to-face meetings again. We will be gradually reintroducing our committee meetings, starting with Planning […]

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Car Parking Enforcement Returns in the Town Centre

11th June 2020

Thame Town Council’s parking attendants will all be returning to work from Monday 15 June 2020. This is a reminder that parking in the High Street car park is free but time limited to one hour with no return within an hour. Parking in the Upper High Street car park is also free but time […]

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Welcome back to the High Street!

5th June 2020

Thame Covid-19 Recovery Action Plan Since the start of lockdown, we are sure you will agree, the entrepreneurial spirit of small businesses in Thame has shone through. They have taken positive action to help themselves and help each other, defying the odds rather than rolling over in defeat. They have put community interest ahead of their own and […]

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Thame Town Council objects to planning applications

5th June 2020

At Thame Town Council’s virtual meeting on Tuesday 2 June 2020, the council recommended to object to the planning applications at The Land at The Elms (P20/S0928/FUL) and Unit 8 Goodson Industrial Mews (P20/S1355/FUL) on the grounds that they were both contrary to policies in the Thame Neighbourhood Plan. Thank you to everyone who joined […]

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Challenging loss of valued employment land

21st May 2020

Thame has lost employment floor space capable of hosting hundreds of jobs over recent years, as a result of a change to the law which promotes conversion of office premises to residential use.  Since 2017 Thame Town Council has also been resisting development proposals for the former DAF UK / Kubota headquarters which breach the site’s […]

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Thame Businesses Together

23rd April 2020

Thame Town Council has established a virtual business forum through ‘Basecamp’ – creating an online community of ‘Thame Businesses Together’. The impact of the extraordinary circumstances under which we are all currently living call for cooperation between businesses large and small to pool their knowledge, skills, and resources to the common good in a spirit of […]

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Coronavirus

16th March 2020

This page has been moved to: https://www.thametowncouncil.gov.uk/coronavirus/ Thame Town Council’s Twitter Feed         Thame Town Council’s Facebook Page Thame Town Council’s latest newsletters Date posted: Monday 16 March 2020 Updated: Monday 18 May 2020  

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Thame’s new Christmas Lights are switched-on!

12th December 2019

Thame’s brand new Christmas lights were switched-on on Friday 6 December 2019. Santa came to visit his Grotto (with gifts for those who’ve been good!) – he even brought two of his Reindeer, which visitors could feed and pet. A miniature steam train offered rides throughout the evening too. The Mayor, Cllr Ann Midwinter and […]

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Christmas is coming…

17th October 2019

Thame’s Annual Christmas Light Switch-on event will take place this year on Friday 6th December. The event officially kicks off at 4pm when Santa returns to his Grotto. Once again he is bringing two adorable reindeer that visitors to the event can feed and pet. His authentic sleigh will be available for those all-important family festive […]

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Retiring Town Clerk Graham Hunt (pictured left) and new Town Clerk Jayne Cole (pictured right)

Introducing Thame’s new Town Clerk

17th October 2019

Thame Town Council is pleased to announce that Jayne Cole has been selected as the new Town Clerk for Thame, to replace the retiring Town Clerk, Graham Hunt. Jayne is CiLCA qualified and has a strong background in the Town and Parish sector, running an independent business for the last 6 years providing advice, support and training […]

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