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Local unsung heroes celebrated at Thame’s annual Town Awards ceremony

15th March 2019

On Thursday 14 March, the eleventh Thame Town Awards took place at The Barns Centre. The Mayor of Thame, Cllr Ann Midwinter welcomed this year’s winners and their guests, members of the Town Awards panel, councillors and Town Council staff. Individuals who nominated the winners were also invited to attend the awards ceremony and the […]

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New Tractor for Town Council

15th March 2019

On Wednesday 13 March the Town Council’s Maintenance Team and Mayor of Thame Cllr Ann Midwinter visited George Browns in Haddenham to pick up the keys for the Town Council’s new Kubota tractor.  Kubota are celebrating 40 years in Thame this year. Their head office is based on their Dormer Road site along with warehousing, sales, service […]

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Call for Sites, March 2019

11th March 2019

The Thame Neighbourhood Plan needs reviewing as the District Council have allocated new homes and employment land to Thame in their draft Local Plan.  Although that document is not finalised, the Town Council has started work on a new neighbourhood plan. As part of that work, the Town Council is calling for land and buildings […]

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A Community Land Trust for Thame

11th March 2019

We are pleased to announce that Thame Community Land Trust Limited (Thame CLT) has been registered with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a Community Benefit Society.   The principal objective of the Trust is to provide genuinely affordable housing (both for sale and for rent) which is located within and around Thame. The focus […]

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Have your say at the ATM

7th March 2019

This year’s Annual Town Meeting is another opportunity for Thame residents to express their views and ask questions about any issue in the town.  Whether you have a major concern or a simple query, Councillors from Town, District and County and staff will be available to answer your questions and address your concerns.  There are all sorts […]

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Make a Change – Become a Town Councillor

28th February 2019

Thame Town Council is calling on residents who are passionate about their community to stand in the local elections on 2nd May 2019. What do Councillors do? Councillors are the champions of their community and give residents a voice on the decisions the council makes. Becoming a councillor will allow you to make a real […]

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View your Town Council’s 2019-20 Budget Leaflet

26th February 2019

The Town Council has published its annual budget leaflet, which outlines the Town Council’s expenditure and gives details of what your council tax has and will be spent on. The leaflet can be viewed online here, or you can view a physical copy in Thame Information Centre. You can also view the 2019-20 Budget Leaflets for other town and parish […]

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Kingsmead Business Park Update

21st February 2019

21 February 2019 Following on from last week’s article, South Oxfordshire District Council’s Planning Committee resolved to refuse the speculative planning application for up to 129 dwellings, a 68 bed care home, and 1511sqm of office space on the whole of Kingsmead Business Park, the old DAF/Kubota site.  There were particular concerns expressed that the marketing […]

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Have Your Say on South Oxfordshire’s Local Plan 2034

11th January 2019

The Local Plan and its supporting studies are district-wide planning policy documents that set out South Oxfordshire District Council’s (SODC) vision for South Oxfordshire up to the year 2034. Together they identify where housing, retail and employment land should be located as well as the infrastructure required to support this growth, such as new roads, schools, health […]

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