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Skaters swap boards for snooker cues

April 1, 2015

THE Mayor of Thame, Jeannette Matelot Green, ‘cued off’ last night (31/03) to set the balls in motion for the Thame Skatepark Snooker Tournament, …

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Fracking shock at Thame football ground

April 1, 2015

EXPLORATORY ground works have begun at Thame United’s ground, Meadow Park View, by a fracking company, looking for shale gas beneath the ground.
The appearance …

New date for council to discuss Elms Plans

March 30, 2015

A revised planning application for a housing development on Land at The Elms, Upper High Street. Thame, will be considered by the Thame Town Council …

Police warning after ‘Gumtree’ seller assaulted in his home

March 30, 2015

THAMES Valley Police is appealing for information following a robbery in which the victim had chilli thrown in his eyes.
At 7pm on Monday (23/3) two …

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Entertainment & Leisure

Thame singers rehearsing hard for Spring Concert

March 30, 2015

THAME Choral Society is currently rehearsing for its Spring Concert on May 2, which will include Mozart, a Bach Concerto for two violins, and …

Papa Truck Bringing Bluegrass To Thame

March 26, 2015

THAME’S First Thursday Music Club will next month (next week!) feature Papa Truck, the British Bluegrass band, with signature songs of the Chiltern Hills, …

1950s Pop up café launched in Thame

March 25, 2015

A 1950s themed Pop-Up café, launched yesterday (24/03), proved to be a big hit with market day shoppers, with its homemade cakes, tea and …

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Business News

Apprenticeship award for budding broker

April 1, 2015

A young employer of a Thame-based Insurance Broker has won a prestigious industry award in the BPP Apprentice of the Year 2015, competition.
Thame apprentice, …

Chancellor right to focus on the fundamentals says FSB

March 18, 2015

TAX simplification measures, a commitment to raise the investment allowance and a vital review of business rates, will help small businesses, according to the …

Invitation to the Late Breakfast

March 18, 2015

THIS month’s The Late Breakfast meeting tomorrow, March 19, will include a talk from Bob Wilson of Business Training Services, entitled ‘Improving your selling …

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Sports News

Thame schoolboy tops the grade in Squash tournament

March 31, 2015

CHARLIE Lay of Barley Hill Primary School, Thame,  showed just how attention in lessons produces quality results when he won the squash B grade in Racquets …

Agonising one-point defeat for Chinnor

March 30, 2015

DESPITE outscoring visitors Bishop Stortford by seven tries to six, Chinnor lost by just one point on Saturday, going down 45-46.

Chinnor had the best of …

Surprise win for out-of-form Thame

March 30, 2015

WITH  Kidlington unbeaten in the league since Christmas, and United with seven players missing and suffering their worst form of the season, few would have …

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Travel news

Disruptions Marylebone Station this weekend

March 20, 2015

CHILTERN RAIL -Line is closed between High Wycombe and Banbury on March 22. It is also closed between Banbury and London Marylebone and between Aylesbury …

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Could you replace this ‘jolly nice bloke’?

March 25, 2015

THE Thame Community Car, which provides such a valuable service for the elderly and others who cannot get about on public transport, is searching …

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