Category: Business News

Nominations are now open for the Thame Town Awards 2021

22nd July 2021

Do you know someone amazing who deserves recognition? Thame Town Awards are back and it’s time to celebrate our local unsung heroes! Do you know someone who lives, works, studies, or contributes to life in Thame that deserves a Town Award? If so, nominate them! You can make your nomination online via the Town Council’s […]

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Thame Neighbourhood Plan 2 Consultation

15th July 2021

Since July 2013, the Thame Neighbourhood Plan – the community’s vision for the future of the town – has been used to help guide the District Council in making their decisions on the majority of planning applications in Thame and Moreton. But many local people cannot afford to rent or buy a home where they […]

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DAF legal challenge

4th March 2021

Since 2012 Government policy has meant that Thame, like many communities across England, has lost valuable employment land and floorspace to residential use.  Developers were given the right to convert office buildings to housing under permitted development rules.  The loss of buildings capable of giving employment to tens or even hundreds of employees is allowed with […]

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View your Town Council’s 2021-22 Precept Leaflet

1st March 2021

Thame Town Council has published its annual precept leaflet, which outlines the Town Council’s expenditure and gives details of what your council tax has and will be spent on in Thame. You can view the 2021-22 budget leaflet online. Printed copies will be available from Thame Information Centre when Government Covid-19 guidance allows it to re-open. […]

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Thame Town Council Budget 2021 – 2022

17th December 2020

In preparing its budget for 2021-22, Thame Town Council has again looked hard at where it can make savings (both in terms of cuts and further efficiencies), while at the same time providing the projects, functions and services that the community of Thame expect to be delivered by the Town Council. As last year, the […]

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Let the Christmas Celebrations Begin!

3rd December 2020

The Christmas lights are on! The Mayor invited Mrs Miriam Coulson the eldest Love Thame Blue Hearts call handler and the operational team of the Blue Hearts, Emma Butt and Taruna Glover to switch on the Christmas tree lights on Tuesday evening. The Blue Hearts call handlers took over 1500 calls during the first lockdown […]

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Christmas is coming … and not even Covid-19 will stop it!

19th November 2020

Santa’s elves (well the ones based in Thame anyway) have been working hard to come up with some plans to make sure that – despite the restrictions Covid-19 has brought to our lives – Christmas will be celebrated in style. True, the normal big Christmas Light Switch on celebrations that we have come to know […]

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Be part of Thame’s ‘Window Wanderland’!

13th November 2020

Thame Primary Schools are calling all residents and businesses to take part in this fabulous event from 18 – 24 December. Participants are asked to transform the windows of their flat, house, business, school, nursery, car, campervan, shop – or their front garden, into an illuminated art trail – transforming Thame’s streets into a magical […]

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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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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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