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Can you ‘catch’ 24 runaway steam trains?

11th November 2019

Our ever-popular Christmas Town Trail returns for 2019! This year 24 steam trains are hiding in shop windows around the town centre on Buttermarket, Cornmarket, High Street, Upper High Street, East Street, North Street, Swan Walk, Friday Court and Greyhound Walk. The Town Trail will open on Tuesday 12 November and run until Monday 2 […]

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Remembrance Sunday – 10 November 2019

7th November 2019

The Service of Remembrance will be taking place at Thame Memorial Gardens on Sunday 10 November 2019. The procession, which will include Town Councillors, members of the Royal British Legion, other community groups and a lone piper, will assemble outside the Town Hall at 10.30am ready to proceed to the War Memorial.  Due to success […]

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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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Have your say on our 2020/21 Budget

14th October 2019

Thame Town Council has started work on setting its budget for 2020-21 and will be agreeing that budget at the Council meeting on 21 January 2020. The average household (i.e. Band D) currently contributes £2.98 per week (through the precept portion of Council Tax) towards the funding of all the projects, functions and services that […]

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Popular French Market returns to Thame next week

23rd September 2019

Whether you’re looking to pick up a few unique items for yourself or a gift for someone special, or to stock up your food cupboard with delicious French supplies, the French Market in Thame on Friday 4 October and Saturday 5 October, is a must visit. You’ll have the chance to explore a variety of […]

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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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Land at The Elms – Appeal

19th September 2019

A planning appeal will be held from 10am on 24 September – 27 September 2019 at Thame Town Hall against the refusal of permission for 78 “Housing with Care” homes on Land at The Elms, Upper High Street Thame, OX9 2DN, by South Oxfordshire District Council on 28 February 2019. The appeal has been brought by […]

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