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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.

Upcoming Events

Dec
16
Sat
all-day Thame Chamber Choir & Thame Chil... @ St Mary's Thame
Thame Chamber Choir & Thame Chil... @ St Mary's Thame
Dec 16 all-day
Thame Chamber Choir & Thame Children's Choir - Santa Claus is comin'... @ St Mary's Thame
Duncan Aspden directs Thame Chamber Choir and Thame Children’s Choir in Santa Claus is comin’…   Carols and festive music by candlelight served with mince pieces and mulled wine.   Saturday 16th December 2017 4:30pm family matinee – £10.00 7:30pm full concert – £12.00   Tickets on the door or from The Book House on Thame High Street
Dec
17
Sun
1:12 pm St Andrew’s Church, Chinnor – Th... @ St Andrews Church, Chinnor
St Andrew’s Church, Chinnor – Th... @ St Andrews Church, Chinnor
Dec 17 @ 1:12 pm
St Andrew's Church, Chinnor - The World in Christmas Trees & Nativities Festival 2017 @ St Andrews Church, Chinnor
Details on the photo above. Refreshments will be served at the festival. Fundraising towards the maintenance of St Andrew’s Church
Dec
23
Sat
11:00 am Santa’s Grotto @ Deer Farm, Worminghall, HP18 9JZ
Santa’s Grotto @ Deer Farm, Worminghall, HP18 9JZ
Dec 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Santa's Grotto @ Deer Farm, Worminghall, HP18 9JZ
£10.00 per child including a gift from Santa Saturday and Sunday 11am-3pm Saturday 3rd December Saturday 9th December Sunday 10th December Saturday 23rd December
Dec
24
Sun
4:00 pm Christingle Service at Christchurch @ Christchurch, Upper High Street, Thame, OX9 2DN
Christingle Service at Christchurch @ Christchurch, Upper High Street, Thame, OX9 2DN
Dec 24 @ 4:00 pm
Christingle Service at Christchurch @ Christchurch, Upper High Street, Thame, OX9 2DN
An invitation to all children to bring your parents/guardians and come and make your own Christingle
Aug
28
Tue
10:30 am Luke Portsmouth Memorial Ride @ Thame Town Hall
Luke Portsmouth Memorial Ride @ Thame Town Hall
Aug 28 @ 10:30 am
Luke Portsmouth Memorial Ride @ Thame Town Hall
Join Bike Life Oxford on a memorial ride to celebrate Luke Portsmouth. End location will be released nearer the time. Lukem who lived in Thame,  tragically lost his life in a motorbike accident on Tythrop Way earlier this year. For more information you can visit www.facebook,com/bikelifeoxford

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