Councillors

As a resident of Thame, you are represented by 16 Town Councillors, 3 District Councillors, 2 County Councillors and one MP.  All are members of the community who have been democratically elected to represent the town and its inhabitants. You can find out more information about each councillor below. Should you wish to contact one of your representatives, you can do so using the quick and easy contact form on the right.

Councillors

  • Ann Midwinter – Town

    Ann Midwinter – Town

    Independent - South Ward

    Committees: Planning & Environment, Neighbourhood Plan Continuity

    Contact Details

    Address: 16 Ludsden Grove, Thame, OX9 3BZ

    Telephone: 01844 212791

    Email: ann.midwinter@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Thame Good Neighbour Scheme

    Declaration of Interests:

    Royal British Legion Women's Section
    Vice Chairman of Thame & District Housing Association
    Thame Show Director
    Thame Welfare Trust Member

  • Bob Austin – Town

    Bob Austin – Town

    Independent - South Ward

    Committees: Policy & Resources, Planning & Environment, Neighbourhood Plan Continuity (Chair)

    Contact Details

    Address: 9 Fanshawe Road, Thame, OX9 3LF

    Telephone: 07840359490

    Email: bob.austin@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Citizens' Advice Bureau

    Declaration of Interests:

    Chairman of East Thame Residents Association
    Member of Steering Group of Thame Centre First Campaign
    National Trust
    English Heritage
    British Museum Friends
    Society of Church Archaeology

  • Catherine Jones – Town

    Catherine Jones – Town

    Independent - South

    Committees: Policy & Resources, Community, Leisure & Recreation, Planning & Environment

    Contact Details

    Address: 3 Griffin Road, Thame, OX9 3LB

    Telephone: 01844 213947

    Email: catherine.jones@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Cuttle Brook Management Committee

    Declaration of Interests:

    BBONT Member
    Society of Authors Member
    Chinnor Rugby Union Football Club

  • David Bretherton – Town

    David Bretherton – Town

    North Ward

    Committees: Policy & Resources, Planning & Environment (Deputy Chairman), Neighbourhood Plan Continuity (Deputy Chairman)

    Contact Details

    Address: 33 Towersey Drive Thame OX9 3NR

    Telephone: 01844 215178

    Email: david.bretherton@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Chinnor RFC
    Sinaia Friendship Association
    Thame Remembers
    Towersey Festival

    Declaration of Interests:

    Director of Thame Show
    Thame Museum Treasurer
    Thame Youth Memorial Trustee

  • David Dodds – Town & District

    David Dodds – Town & District

    Conservative - South Ward

    Committees: Policy & Resources, Planning & Environment, Neighbourhood Plan Continuity

    Contact Details

    Address: 3 Gadge Close, Thame, OX9 2BD

    Telephone: 01844 212891

    Email: david.dodds@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Barns Centre

    Declaration of Interests:

    Conservative Party Member
    National Trust Member

  • Don Butler – Town

    Don Butler – Town

    Conservative - North Ward

    Committees: Policy & Resources, Community, Leisure & Recreation

    Contact Details

    Address: 15 Ludlow Drive, Thame, OX9 3XS

    Telephone: 01844 215078

    Email: don.butler@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Barns Centre
    Thame and District Housing Association Management Committee
    Thame Museum Trust
    Twinning Association

    Declaration of Interests:

    Thame and District Housing Association Board Member
    Thame Barns Centre Management Committee
    Member of the Freemasons
    President of Thame Evergreen Club

  • Helena Fickling – Town

    Helena Fickling – Town

    Independent - South Ward

    Committees: Policy & Resources, Planning & Environment (Chairman), Neighbourhood Plan Continuity

    Contact Details

    Address: c/o The Town Council

    Telephone: 01844 213326

    Email: helena.fickling@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    21st Century Thame Partnership

    Declaration of Interests:

    St Mary's Church Warden
    Thame Welfare Trust Trustee
    Thame Youth Projects Trustee
    RIBA Member
    National Trust Member
    CRPE Member
    SPAB
    Liberal Democrats
    Amnesty International
    RHS
    Fawcett Society

  • Jeannette Matelot Green – District & County

    Jeannette Matelot Green – District & County

    Conservative

    Committees: Communities Capital Grant Scheme Panel, Council, Joint Scrutiny Committee (Substitute), Planning Committee, Scrutiny Committee

    Contact Details

    Address: 1 Hazelton House, 15 High Street, Thame OX9 2BZ

    Telephone: 01844 213004

    Email: jeannette.matelot@southoxon.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Declaration of Interests:

  • John Howell MP

    John Howell MP

    MP for Henley, Conservative

    Committees: n/a

    Contact Details

    Address: PO Box 84, Watlington, OX49 5XD

    Telephone: 01491 613072

    Email: howelljm@parliament.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    n/a

    Declaration of Interests:

    n/a

  • Linda Emery – Deputy Mayor

    Linda Emery – Deputy Mayor

    Independent - South Ward

    Committees: Ex-Officio on all Committees

    Contact Details

    Address: 21 Maple Road, Thame, OX9 2BH

    Telephone: 01844 261064

    Email: linda.emery@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Thame Carnival Committee
    Thame Museum Trust
    21st Century Thame Partnership
    Red Kite Family Centre

    Declaration of Interests:

    SAFARI Trustee
    President of Thame Rotary 2014-15
    Ramblers Association Member
    Thame Museum Committee Member
    Chiltern Vale Residents Association
    Chair of Thame Twinning & District Association

  • Mary Stiles – Town

    Mary Stiles – Town

    Labour - North Ward

    Committees: Community, Leisure & Recreation (Deputy Chairman), Planning & Environment, Neighbourhood Plan Continuity

    Contact Details

    Address: 3 Willow Road, Thame, OX9 3BE

    Telephone: 01844 213851 or 07779 654840

    Email: mary.stiles@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Cuttlebrook Nature Reserve
    Music in the Park
    Transport

    Declaration of Interests:

    Trustee of the Red Kite Family Centre

  • Mike Deacock – Town

    Mike Deacock – Town

    Conservative - South Ward

    Committees: Community, Leisure & Recreation, Planning & Environment

    Contact Details

    Address: 3 Bridge Terrace, Thame, OX9 3LU

    Telephone: 07770537858

    Email: mike.deacock@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Declaration of Interests:

    Member of BASSA

  • Mike Dyer – Town

    Mike Dyer – Town

    Conservative - North Ward

    Committees: Policy & Resources (Chairman), Community, Leisure & Recreation, Neighbourhood Plan Continuity

    Contact Details

    Address: 10 Swan Walk, Thame, OX9 3JN

    Telephone: 07973440229

    Email: mike.dyer@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    National Association of Local Councils (NALC)
    Thame Business Forum
    Thame Football Partnership
    Thame Remembers

    Declaration of Interests:

    Thame Museum Trustee
    Thame Youth Memorial Trust
    Thame in Business
    Thame Snooker Club Member
    Thame Branch of of South Oxfordshire Conservative Party Member

  • Nichola Dixon – Town

    Nichola Dixon – Town

    Conservative - North Ward

    Committees: Policy & Resources, Community, Leisure & Recreation (Chairman), Personnel

    Contact Details

    Address: 42 Kings Close, Thame. OX9 3DB

    Telephone: 01844 261002

    Email: nichola.dixon@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Chinnor RFC

    Declaration of Interests:

    Thame & District Day Centre Trustee
    Member of Thame Branch of South Oxfordshire Conservative Association

  • Nick Carter – County

    Nick Carter – County

    Conservative

    Committees: Audit & Governance Committee, Performance Scrutiny Committee

    Contact Details

    Address: 66 Park Street, Thame, Oxon, OX9 3HT

    Telephone: 07836 374727

    Email: nick.carter@oxfordshire.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Declaration of Interests:

  • Nigel Champken-Woods – Town & District

    Nigel Champken-Woods – Town & District

    Conservative - North Ward

    Committees: Community Leisure & Recreation, Policy & Resources (Deputy Chairman)

    Contact Details

    Address: 27 Ludsden Grove, Thame, OX9 3BY

    Telephone: 01844 215629

    Email: nigel.champken-woods@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Cricket Club
    Health Summit
    Welfare Trust

    Declaration of Interests:

    South Oxfordshire District Council
    National Trust
    Trustee Thame & District Day Centre
    Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
    The Grand Charity

  • Paul Cowell – Town

    Paul Cowell – Town

    Independent - North Ward

    Committees: Community, Leisure & Recreation, Planning & Environment, Neighbourhood Plan Continuity

    Contact Details

    Address: 8 Harrison Place, Thame, OX9 3TB

    Telephone: 01844 218479

    Email: paul.cowell@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Declaration of Interests:

    Lea Park Residents Association
    Thame Skate Park Project

  • Peter Lambert – Town

    Peter Lambert – Town

    Independent - South Ward

    Committees: Policy & Resources, Community, Leisure & Recreation, Neighbourhood Plan Continuity

    Contact Details

    Address: The Cross Keys PH, East Street, Thame, OX9 3JS

    Telephone: 01844 212820

    Email: peter.lambert@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Towersey Festival

    Declaration of Interests:

    Stones Close Allotments Society
    Thame Snooker Club

  • Tom Wyse – Town Mayor

    Tom Wyse – Town Mayor

    Independent - North Ward

    Committees: Ex-Officio on all Committees

    Contact Details

    Address: 63 Ludsden Grove, Thame, OX9 3BY

    Telephone: 07935750914

    Email: tom.wyse@thametowncouncil.gov.uk

    Appointments to External Organisations:

    Red Kite Family Centre
    Thame Shed
    Thame Music Festival

    Declaration of Interests:

    Retired Member of Unite Union
    Member of Stones Close Allotments Association