Category: Business News

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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Thame Fair Agreement

27th April 2018

The London and Home Counties Section of The Showmen’s Guild and Thame Town Council have great pleasure in announcing the signing of a new Three year Agreement to run Thame Fair and Thame Charter Fair. The agreement covers 2018, 2019 and 2020. The Guild have thanked Thame Town Council for being understanding, accommodating and constructive […]

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Mayor’s Golf Day raises over £4,500

26th April 2018

The Mayor, Cllr Tom Wyse, had a hugely successful charity Golf Day on Friday 20 April, with an impressive amount of over £4,500 being raised for the his chosen charities – the Red Kite Family Centre and the Thame & District Day Centre.  The event, hosted by Studley Wood Golf Club, was sponsored by many […]

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Potholes and the Thame Neighbourhood Plan

29th March 2018

The Town Hall was packed on Tuesday night for the Annual Town Meeting, a meeting for the electorate of Thame to express their views.  After a brief summary from the Mayor, extolling the virtues of the Thame Community and highlighting specific items of progress in the year, the bulk of the meeting was then taken […]

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What’s new on our website?

22nd March 2018

If you regularly visit our website, you may have noticed that since 1 February 2018 there have been some changes and new additions. In keeping with the current, modern design of our website, we have made some structural changes to make it easier for the different users of our site (residents, visitors, businesses and council […]

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