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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

Mar
24
Fri
7:45 pm Comedy @ The Players – Fringe Do... @ The Players Theatre, Nelson Street, Thame
Comedy @ The Players – Fringe Do... @ The Players Theatre, Nelson Street, Thame
Mar 24 @ 7:45 pm
Comedy @ The Players - Fringe Double Bill - Fundraising for Red Nose Day @ The Players Theatre, Nelson Street, Thame
We have a double bill of fantastic up and coming comedians Robin Morgan and Glenn Moore with their hugely popular Edinburgh Fringe shows. Our MC for the evening will be local comedian Andy Gleeks. Tickets are £12 (or £10 if 4 or more purchased) and available from 01844 217228 or www.thameplayers.co.uk.  It definitely promises to be a fun night and a great way to raise some money for a good cause!
Mar
25
Sat
9:00 am Free football taster session at ... @ Meadow View Park
Free football taster session at ... @ Meadow View Park
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Free football taster session at Meadow View Park for Under 6's @ Meadow View Park
There will be a free football taster session at Meadow View Park for under 6’s on Saturday 18th March and Saturday 25th March.   (Child must be in year 1 class in 2017/18 school year)   To book call 01844 214401
10:00 am Thame Tidy and Moreton Muck-Out ... @ Thame
Thame Tidy and Moreton Muck-Out ... @ Thame
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thame Tidy and Moreton Muck-Out 2017 @ Thame
Saturday 25 March has been announced as the date for this year’s Thame Tidy and Moreton Muck-Out. Between 10am and 3pm, the people of Thame and Moreton are invited to help clean up their local area. Last year’s efforts, pictured above, made a real difference and coincided with the national ‘Clean for the Queen’ weekend. You can keep up-to-date with Thame Tidy 2017 by clicking on the their Facebook page here.

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