Thame has a thriving and active community life with a wide range of clubs and organisations. In this section you can find out how you can get involved in your local community and what the Town Council is doing to support projects, groups and individuals in your neighbourhood. Click here to read the Thame Town Guide, which is produced by Thame Town Council in conjunction with Local Authority Publishing and includes a handy map and street index to help you get around.


Festivals and Events

Find out what is going on this week, month, and year in Thame. List your own event for free.


Community Groups and Business Directory

Use our directory to search for local businesses, organisations, clubs and activities, to find what you need. List yours for free’


Things to do

From historical buildings to beautiful parks, Thame has lots of exciting attractions and activities for all the family.


Residents’ Associations

Find out which Residents’ Association represents you and how to get involved.


Local Transport & Parking

Whether driving, public transport or cycling – find out how to get around.


Support for your Community Group

If you run a community group there is a wide range of support, resources and facilities available to you


Working & Volunteering in Thame

Thame is a great place to work and volunteer. View our Opportunities Listings to browse paid and unpaid opportunities in Thame.


Thame Good Neighbour Scheme

Get involved in a a local voluntary group that offers services to those in the community who need help and support


Town Awards

Recognising local people who work hard to make our community a better place to live, work and play


Local Room Hire

A list of room and facilities available to hire in Thame.

Our Responsibilities

Thame Town Council is responsible for a number of services in the local community, however, we also have a strong working relationship with other tiers of authority who provide additional services such as recycling, highway repairs and benefits. Below is a list of the services provided by your local councils and who is responsible for what should you have an issue.

Thame Town Council

  • Allotments
  • Annual events e.g Remembrance
  • Bus shelters and street furniture
  • Green and open space maintenance
  • Planning application recommendations
  • Fair management
  • Grants
  • Town Council facilities hire
  • Markets
  • Upper High Street and High Street car parks
  • Publications
  • Recreations areas
  • War memorials and gardens

South Oxfordshire District Council

  • District Council car parks
  • Community advice and support
  • Council tax and benefits
  • Electoral services
  • Environmental services
  • Business support
  • Housing
  • Planning
  • Recycling and waste
  • Restaurant inspections
  • Sports and leisure
  • Street cleaning
  • Tourism

Oxfordshire County Council

  • Education and schools
  • Fire services
  • Highways inc. potholes
  • Disabled parkinag and bus passes
  • Libraries, recreation, arts and museums
  • Public rights of way
  • Public transport
  • Social services
  • Trading standards
  • Waste recycling centres
  • Youth services