The Mayor of Thame
The Mayor of Thame, Cllr Tom Wyse (pictured right), was elected by the Council at the Annual Meeting in May 2017. The Deputy Mayor is Cllr Linda Emery.
The position of Town Mayor is ceremonial and non-political and confers no additional advantage on the post-holder, other than the honour of representing Thame. The Mayor will attend civic and ceremonial functions within the District and the wider community during their Mayoral year of office.The Town Mayor will also act as Chairman to Full Council meetings and the Annual Town Meeting.
Get to know your Mayor
Tom was born in Thame and attended school here including the Rycotewood College. Tom is married to Sheila and has two children Paul and Carol, and two grandsons Cian and Evan.
Tom has always enjoyed living in Thame and decided that he should try to contribute to keeping Thame a great place to live in. Tom has enjoyed riding motorbikes from a young age. As well as his Ducati, Tom has spent the last two years renovating his 1964 Triumph. He enjoys reading, watching rugby and, in his calmer moments, will be found on his allotment or having a quiet pint in one of the Thame pubs.
The Mayor’s Chosen Charities
Red Kite Family 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.
Thame & District Day Centre – provides day care for elderly, frail and socially isolated people in Thame and the surrounding area. The centre is open three days per week and offers clients a fun day out with a hot meal, entertainment and a chance to meet new friends. The centre is run by a manager and deputy manager but relies heavily on the support of local volunteers to deliver its services.
Upcoming Events & how to support the Mayor’s Charities
17 February 2018 – London Welsh Male Voice Choir concert at St Mary’s Church, Thame (SOLD OUT)
8 March 2018 – Quiz Night
14 April 2018 – Mayor’s Dinner
20 April 2018 – Golf Day
If you would like to invite the Mayor to your event, or for more information about the Mayor’s upcoming events, please contact Rosie on 01844 260495 or by email.