Category: Business News

Town Awards presented to Thame’s community

30th September 2021

After a 2½ year break, the twelfth Thame Town Awards ceremony took place on 29 September 2021 at Chinnor Rugby Club marquee, who kindly offered the venue free of charge for this community event. The Mayor of Thame, Cllr Paul Cowell welcomed this year’s winners and their guests, members of the Town Awards panel, councillors […]

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Get Involved with Christmas In Thame 2021

23rd September 2021

Following the successful Advent Calendar last year, we’re in the process of creating another festive guide of the activities and events that will be taking place in December in Thame. If you are organising an event/activity which you would like to be included, please email There are also a limited number of sponsorship opportunities available […]

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Thame Fair

Thame Fair’s back!

20th August 2021

The Fair will be officially opened by the Mayor of Thame and representatives of the Showmen’s Guild at 4.00pm on Thursday 16 September 2021. Parking restrictions come into force at 7.00am on Wednesday 15 September on Wellington Street, North Street and Southern Road to assist with traffic flow ahead of the town centre road closure. […]

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Proposed changes to town centre parking

12th August 2021

Update at 26/8/21 After a lot of misinformation on social media earlier this week, the Town Council contacted Oxfordshire County Council for further details on their consultation regarding parking in the town. They have confirmed that once their proposals have been finalised they will carry out a full public engagement exercise, which is likely to take place […]

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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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