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Useful Thame Telephone Numbers

  • OCC Street Light faults – 0800 317802
  • OCC Highways issues – pot holes etc 0845 3101111
  • Thame Citizens Advice Bureau -  08444 111 444
  • Thame Town Council -  01844 212833
  • Oxfordshire County Council - 01865 792422
  • South Oxfordshire Distric Council - 01491 823000

Who Looks After What - Local Authority Structure

Oxfordshire County Council

  • • Education and Schools
  •  Fire Service
  •  Highways, including potholes,
    tourism signs, gritting
  •  Libraries, recreation, arts and
    museums
  •  Public rights of way
  •  Social Services and Youth Service
  •  Strategic planning and some
    planning applications
  • Trading Standards
  •  Transport
  • Waste Recycling Centres

South Oxfordshire District Council

  •  Community Advice and Support
  • Council Tax and Government
    Benefits, e.g. Travel Tokens
  •  Electoral Services
  •  Environmental Services, e.g.
    noise, pest control
  • Help and support for businesses
  • Housing Services
  •  Information about local services
  •  Planning Services
  •  Recycling, food waste and
    residual waste collections
  •  Restaurant and takeaway
    inspections
  •  Sports, and Leisure
  •  Street cleaning and dealing with
    fly tipping
  •  Tourist Information

Thame Town Council

  • Allotments
  • Annual Events, e.g. Christmas
    Event, Remembrance, Civic Ball,
    and ad hoc events
  •  Burial Grounds
  •  Bus Shelters and Street Furniture
  • Planning Application
  • Recommendations
  •  Management of Fairs
  • Grants to local organisations
  • Hire of Upper Chamber and
    Meeting Room at the Town Hall
  •  Markets (including Tuesday Street
    market, Farmers' markets and
    continental markets)
  •  On-street parking outside Town
    Hall and in Upper High Street
  •  Publications, including quarterly
    Residents' newsletter and Town
    Guide
  •  Recreation areas, e.g. Skate Park,
    Play Areas, and Open Spaces, e.g.
    Cuttle Brook Nature Reserve
  • War Memorials and garden

Recycling

  • Brita water filters – Cargo Homeshop
  • Household batteries – Thame Town Hall
  • Household batteries & Brita Filters – Robert Dyas
  • Mobile phones & Printer cartridges – Glynswood
  • Mixed recycling – Cattle Market
  • Old medicine – Chemists (Boots)
  • Old glasses – Opticians
  • Shoes – Cattlemarket; Shoecare, Upper High St.; Topsport, Buttermarket
  • Stamps and coins – Oxfam
  • Textiles – Cattlemarket, Thame, Waitrose car park entrance
  • Videos – Helen House Charity Shop
  • Green waste – SODC Brown bin scheme, see: here
  • Bledlow Ridge Recycling Centre, see www.buckscc.gov.uk
  • Electrical and electronic items, electron waste etc – Cattlemarket
  • Audio and books Audio bank at Waitrose car park entrance
  • Any good items: www.freecycle.org.uk

Hire

Please download and complete the appropriate form and return to the Town Hall, High Street, Thame, or email to info@thametowncouncil.gov.uk.


Town Hall Upper Chamber


To hire the Town Hall Upper Chamber, please download the Application Form.

Hire of Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall - £27 per hour , £14 per hour (Charity Rate)

Please see the Hiring Conditions and Hirer's Responsibility.

Town Hall Floor Plan

For details of other halls to hire in Thame, click here.

Football Pitch

To hire the football pitch at the Southern Road Recreation Ground, download the Application Form.

Pitch and changing room hire -
Thame Clubs - £32.00 
Local Clubs - £35.00

Please see the Conditions of Hire, Hirer's Responsibility and Floor Plan

Town Hall External Electrical Points

To hire an external electical point at the Town Hall, download the Application Form.
Please see the Terms and Conditions

Thame Town Council Land

To hire Thame Town Council land, download the Application form here.
Please see Terms & Conditions.

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Upcoming Events

Jun
30
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9:00 am Three Day Crew Clothing Store Op... @ 2 Cornmarket, Thame
Three Day Crew Clothing Store Op... @ 2 Cornmarket, Thame
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – Jul 2 @ 4:30 pm
Three Day Crew Clothing Store Opening Event @ 2 Cornmarket, Thame
Crew Clothing Company will throw open its doors to a brand new store in Thame on Saturday 24th June. The new shop will be taking residence at 2 Cornmarket and joins a fleet of other stores on the High Street, bringing with it several new jobs. The British lifestyle brand, known for its smart-casual clothing has been trading in Devon for almost 25 years, starting out from the back of a windsurfing shop in Salcombe. It now operates a growing portfolio of over 80 stores across the country, several of which are located in the South West. To celebrate its arrival in the town, Crew Clothing Company will be throwing a three day opening event starting on Friday 30th June until Sunday 2nd July, with exclusive offers on…

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Jul
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all-day Open Doors Thame: Thame Business... @ Thame High Street Car Park
Open Doors Thame: Thame Business... @ Thame High Street Car Park
Jul 1 all-day
Open Doors Thame: Thame Businesses meet the community @ Thame High Street Car Park
What is Open Doors? In 2015 Thame High Street Car Park, and the Chamber in the Town Hall, were filled with local companies opening their doors to the public. A big farm tractor, a fork lift truck, diggers and mowers filled the High Street and drew in the crowds. Printing technology, interactive digital signage, and a host of service providers including marketing consultants and event organisers, were all on display and engaging with the public. People learned about companies they never knew existed, employers met with previous and retired employees, students became aware of future employment options, and the businesses themselves found new contacts and networking opportunities. The public were encouraged to ask questions and get up close and personal to products and services that,…

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11:00 am Haddenham Summerfest 2017 @ Haddenham Community Junior School, HP17 8DS
Haddenham Summerfest 2017 @ Haddenham Community Junior School, HP17 8DS
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Haddenham Summerfest 2017 @ Haddenham Community Junior School, HP17 8DS
This year we will have an even greater selection of ales, lagers, ciders and other surprises! Along with our normal great selection of artisan food and local music. Quite frankly a day out not out be missed. Join in the fun with family and friends – there is plenty for kids to do and if you don’t live in Haddenham – no problem just jump on the 280 from either Oxford or Aylesbury – the bus stop is right by the festival or catch the Chiltern Line and get off at Haddenham and Thame Parkway and we are just a short walk away. The beer festival and all entertainment is sited in the grounds of Haddenham Community Junior School, Woodways, Haddenham HP17 8DS and we…

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