Category: Business News

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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October Fair 2019

23rd September 2019

On Friday 11 and Saturday 12 October, Thame’s annual October Charter Fair will return to the Upper High Street car park, offering bumper cars, a great selection of fun fair rides and plenty of sweet treats! Please be aware that from 8am on Thursday 10 October to the morning of Sunday 13 October, the Upper […]

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Thame Fair

September Fair 2019 Road Closures

29th August 2019

The September Fair will be in Thame between Thursday 19 and Saturday 21 September 2019. The Fair will be open from 4pm to 11pm on Thursday and noon to 11pm on Friday and Saturday. Thame Town Council would like to remind residents and businesses of the road closures which will be in place for the […]

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Introducing the new Summer Street Market

11th July 2019

Following the successful World Village Market in April, Thame will be hosting a new market this month on the cobbles around the Town Hall. The Summer Street Market will be making its debut in Thame from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th July, adding to the already plentiful calendar of events in the town centre. The traders will […]

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Get involved in Thame’s Christmas Lights Switch-On 2019

28th June 2019

This year’s Christmas Lights Switch-On will take place on Friday 6 December. We will be welcoming back all the event favourites including Santa and his grotto, entertainment, refreshment & gift stalls, children’s characters, the primary school lantern parade and more to be announced. The post-event feedback survey last year showed reindeer as the event highlight […]

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