05 April 2022 – Agenda


TO: All Members of the Community, Leisure and Recreation Committee

Cllrs M Deacock, A Dite (Chairman), M Dyer, K Gregory, C Jones, L Emery (Deputy Chairman), H Richards, and T Wyse

Ex Officio (Voting) Members – P Cowell (Town Mayor) and N-Champken-Woods (Deputy Mayor)

To all other Members for information

VENUE: Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall

DATE: Tuesday 5 April 2022

TIME: On the rising of the Planning & Environment Committee and not before 7:15pm (maximum two hours)

Mandy Sturdy
Clerk of the Council

Date: Wednesday 30 March 2022




1 Apologies for Absence


2 Declarations of Interest and Dispensations

To notify of any items that appear in the agenda in which there may be an interest that has not been recorded in the Member’s Register of Interest, and confirmation of any relevant dispensations.


3 Public Participation and Public Questions

To consider applications from members of the public to address the Committee (5 minutes maximum), in respect of any item of business included in the agenda. Applications to speak must have been received by the Town Clerk no later than 5pm on the last working day preceding the meeting.

To consider questions from members of the public (who live, work, or run a business in the Parish). Written questions must have been received by the Town Clerk no later than 4pm on the last working day preceding the meeting.


4 Minutes

To approve the Minutes of the Committee meeting held on 8 February 2022.

8 February 2022 – Minutes


5 Budget Summary

To monitor actual income and expenditure against estimates.

5. CLR Budgetary Figures to February 2022 [PDF]


6 Reports from Representatives on External Organisations

To receive reports from the nominated representatives on:

  1. Cuttle Brook Management Committee (Cllr Jones)
  2. Friends of Elms Park (Cllr Champken-Woods)
  3. Thame Carnival Committee (Cllr Emery)
  4. Thame Football Partnership (Cllr Dyer)
  5. Twinning Association (Cllr Emery)
  6. Thame Good Neighbour Scheme (Cllr Midwinter)
  7. Thame Town Cricket Club (Cllr Champken-Woods)
  8. Chinnor RFC (Cllr Bretherton)
  9. Music in the Park (Cllr Jones)
  10. Sinaia Friendship Association (Cllr Bretherton)
  11. Thame Museum Trust (Cllrs Cowell and Emery)
  12. Thame Town Music Festival (Cllr Wyse)
  13. Thame Shed (Cllr Wyse)
  14. Thame Sports Club (Cllr Jones)

6. Reports – External Organisations [PDF]


7 Open Spaces Working Group

To receive a verbal update.


8 Cut and Collect Mower

To note the receipt of £4,748 from S106 biodiversity funds towards the lease of the Iseki mower.


9 Stones Close Allotments

To agree the rent for the financial year 2022-23.

To note the inspection report.

9. Report – Stones Close Allotments [PDF]

9. Annual Inspection Report 2022 [PDF]


10 Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

To receive an update on the event plans and arrangements in Thame to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.

10. Report -Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II [PDF]

10. Appendix 1 – Holding a Queen Platinum Jubilee Event on TTC Land Application Form [PDF] 


11 Thame Fairs

To receive an update following the Fair Working Group meeting on 22 March 2022.

11. Report -Thame Fairs [PDF]

11. Appendix 1 – Draft 2022 Fair Agreement [PDF]


12 Freedom Parade

To receive an update on the arrangements for the Freedom Parade on 15 May 2022.

12. Report – Freedom Parade [PDF]

12. Appendix 1 – RAF Halton Freedom Parade Poster [PDF]


13 Cricket Club Clubhouse Redevelopment

To receive an update and consider the recommendation within the report.

13. Report – Cricket Pavilion Redevelopment [PDF]


14 Nursery

To note that the licence termination of the Roots for Life Nursery.

To agree that a new licence under the same terms is arranged by Officers with a new Nursery School Operator.

14. Report – Nursery [PDF]


15 Thame Town Awards

To receive an update following the Town Awards panel meeting on 29 March 2022.

15. Report – Town Awards [PDF]

15a. Terms of Reference – Current [PDF]


16 Thame Football Partnership / Artificial Pitch

To note that following a final site inspection, the project has been signed off.


17 Maintenance Report

To note the report.

17. Maintenance Report [PDF]