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New Year’s Day ramblers braved the weather and raised £165!

4th January 2017

Ramblers walked the Thame Boundary on New Years Day with the Mayor, Cllr Linda Emery, to raise funds for Red Kite and Thame Youth Projects. This community walk has been very popular with previous Mayors. The walk began at St Mary’s Church where 36 friends and families shook off their Christmas cobwebs and took up the 4 […]

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GO Active Gold to benefit many more communities in 2017

3rd January 2017

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are bringing GO Active Gold activities to many more rural communities in 2017 following overwhelming success this year. GO Active Gold provides physical activities in rural areas to help those aged 60 and over to be more active.  In 2016 more than 1,000 residents from 20 […]

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Samantha Picks Thame’s Best Windows

15th December 2016

Samantha Bond, the Downton Abbey actress, came to Thame on Saturday 3rd December to judge and present the prizes for the best displays in the Small Business Saturday Christmas window competition. From 18 entries submitted, Samantha and Keith Slater, a retail expert, chose three winners. The displays were judged on visual impact, drawing power, innovation […]

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The Great British High Street results are in…

13th December 2016

Thame WOWs judges but Hebden Bridge wins most votes … while Thame’s Chris Hurdman is runner-up in Market Champion Awards Thame wowed the judges as a finalist at the prestigious awards ceremony in this year’s Great British High Street Competition, held at Lancaster House, St James’s, London SW1 yesterday. After gaining a Rising Star in […]

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Christmas Tea Party 2016

13th December 2016

On Friday 9 December, Thame Football Club hosted the town’s annual tea party. The Town Council would like to say a big thank you to all involved. The event, which was jointly organised by Rotary, Inner Wheel and the Town Council, was a great success. Over 80 senior citizens enjoyed the various entertainment on offer, from […]

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Thame’s Christmas Lights have been switched on!

7th December 2016

On Friday 2 December, Thame hosted its annual Christmas Lights Switch-On event. The event was well attended with a range of festive stalls, attractions and entertainment on offer.   Colonel Custard started the event with some fantastic stilt-walking and Christmassy balloon-making! Everyone’s favourite Police Pup and Tink the Green Fairy were hugely popular with younger […]

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Small Business, Big Winners!

7th December 2016

Small businesses, young entrepreneurs and retailers alike were big winners on Small Business Saturday, held in Thame on Saturday 3rd December. Samantha Bond, the Downton Abbey actress, came to Thame to judge and present the prizes for the best window displays in the Small Business Saturday Christmas window display competition. From 18 entries submitted, Samantha […]

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Mayor of Thame’s Fund Raising

6th December 2016

  During her mayoral year Cllr Linda Emery will be raising money for her chosen charities:   The Red Kite Children’s Centre provides a range of play sessions for families and children antenatally to 5yrs including teenage parents and children with disabilities as well as offering families support and advice on a range of topics. […]

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Funding award for ‘open access’ children’s services in Thame

6th December 2016

Sharing Life Trust, Thame will receive funding worth £30,000 to run ‘open access’ children services that will complement a comprehensive new service across Oxfordshire which ensures children at risk of abuse and neglect are protected. The grant, from a scheme set up by the county council, aims to allow Sharing Life Trust to develop and […]

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