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Time to choose who represents you on local issues

On Thursday 2 May 2019, people aged 18 and over can vote in local elections in South Oxfordshire.

  • Vote for a district councillor – they will represent your local area and help make decisions on issues such as recycling collections, planning, housing, parking and leisure facilities. Thame has 3 District Councillors.
  • Vote for a town councillor – they represent their communities on issues that affect them, by commenting on planning applications and other proposals, running community events, and maintaining community buildings, land and play areas. Thame has 16 Town Councillors.

Click here to view the responsibilities of the Town and District Councils in Thame.

Register to vote
To vote on 2 May you need to be registered by Friday 12 April. If you’re not already registered at your current address do so now at gov.uk/register-to-vote. No internet? Call 01235 422528 for a registration form. If you registered to vote before 8 March 2019 you should receive your polling card by 8 April (if you haven’t already). If you registered to vote on or after 9 March you will receive your card the week commencing 15 April.
Tell your friends, family and colleagues
Everyone has to register individually to vote. Tell your friends, family and colleagues to register if they haven’t already done so. And then make sure you remind them to go and vote on 2 May!
How to vote
Once you’re registered to vote, there are three different ways you can cast your ballot:

  1. In person at your local polling station, between 7am and 10pm on 2 May
  2. By post – you’ll need to register for a postal vote by 5pm on 15 April via southoxon.gov.uk/elections.
  3. By proxy (where someone votes on your behalf) – you’ll need to submit a separate application form and SODC must receive this by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April. More information can be found at southoxon.gov.uk/elections or by calling 01235 422 528.

Where to vote
Your polling card will tell you where to vote. Please check this carefully as there have been some changes to the polling locations in Thame.

Who you can vote for
South Oxfordshire District Council will confirm who’s up for election from 4pm today (4 April) at southoxon.gov.uk/elections and on their social media.

Find out the results
SODC will be counting the votes and announcing the results on Friday 3 May – keep an eye on southoxon.gov.uk/elections or follow their special elections results service on Twitter via @southoxvotes.

Got a question?
Please go to southoxon.gov.uk/elections or call SODC’s Election Team on 01235 422528

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Apr
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9:30 am Lee Caulfield Pilates Workouts @ Pine Lodge, Little Milton, OX44 7PZ
Lee Caulfield Pilates Workouts @ Pine Lodge, Little Milton, OX44 7PZ
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Lee Caulfield Pilates Workouts @ Pine Lodge, Little Milton, OX44 7PZ
Lee has spent over 25 years in the sports and fitness industry. Working with a range of different age groups from young groups to the over 50’s, both in groups or 1-2-1 classes. Lee has worked in gyms, fitness centres both for the county council and privately owned. She has also worked with a large franchise group in the past, dealing with people’s fitness and nutrition. Helping people to achieve weight loss, toning, fitness and personal development. Having worked across a number of different exercise disciplines in the past, over the last 10 years her focus has moved to Pilates in order to develop core strength, toning for her clients.   Classes are mat based and tailored to individual needs. Each class has different ability…

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Apr
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1:00 pm Lord Williams’s School 5k Fun Run @ Oxford Road, OX9 2AQ
Lord Williams’s School 5k Fun Run @ Oxford Road, OX9 2AQ
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm
Lord Williams's School 5k Fun Run @ Oxford Road, OX9 2AQ
With just 10 days to go until our 5k fun run returns on Saturday 27th April, we’re urging parents and the local community to get behind this event raising funds for Lord Williams’s School.   The event is suitable for all ages and abilities, whether you want to run, jog or walk. Perhaps use it as a warm-up for a bigger challenge you’re taking on this year, or have some fun in the sun with all the family.   What’s happening on the day:   ✅ A fun warm up before fun runners set off ✅ Mr PopMaster himself – BBC Radio 2’s Ken Bruce ✅ Fun run – starting at 1pm – obstacles & colour in the school field and Phoenix Trail ✅ Music…

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4:00 pm Thame Concert Band presents A Un... @ Christchurch
Thame Concert Band presents A Un... @ Christchurch
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm
Thame Concert Band presents A United Kingdom @ Christchurch
Thame Concert Band presents A United Kingdom   A celebration of music from across the British Isles.   Contact tcbticketing@gmail.com for more information.
Apr
28
Sun
10:00 am New walkers welcome @ Upper High Street car park, Thame
New walkers welcome @ Upper High Street car park, Thame
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am
New walkers welcome @ Upper High Street car park, Thame
The Thame & Wheatley Ramblers Group has planned an leisurely 4 mile circular introductory walk on Sunday 28 April at 10am, starting in the Upper High Street car park, Thame. The walk will be followed by complimentary coffee and cake in Christchurch Hall (opposite the car park). All are welcome on the walk – just turn up on the day! The Ramblers Group arrange walks throughout the year of varying lengths and difficulty. Visit their website for more information: www.ramblers-oxon.org.uk.
10:00 am Used Bike Sale @ John Hampden Primary School
Used Bike Sale @ John Hampden Primary School
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Used Bike Sale @ John Hampden Primary School
Bring in any unwanted bikes from 9am Tell us how much you want to sell them for (the PTFA takes 25% off the top) Fill in a label with the price, your name and phone number and tie to the bike We do the rest leaving you free to browse amongst the other bikes and pick up the next size up bargain bike for your child. Or one ofr you It’s green, it’s economical and it’s fun!   All unsold bikes must be collected and taken back by the owners at the end of the event.

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