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West Berkshire SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity) are undertaking a project to develop a unique memorial garden.  The proposed site is at London Road Cemetery in Thatcham, next to the existing section for babies, and your views are invited.  The design is available to download below.

The consultation is open for 6 weeks, from Friday 17th November 2017 until Friday 5th January 2018.  Please use the link below to complete a very brief survey:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/MMGF77C

Public Consultation – London Road Cemetery

West Berkshire SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity) are undertaking a project to develop a unique memorial garden.  The proposed site is at London Road Cemetery in Thatcham, next to the existing section for babies, and your views are invited.  The design is available to download below. The consultation is open for 6 weeks, from … more

The Mayors’ Christmas Card Competition

See your Christmas creation in print! Cllr Ellen Crumly, Town Mayor of Thatcham sends out a lot of Christmas cards each year and this year she challenges the public to design the card that she will send out. She is hoping that people will be inspired to get their creative juices going and come up … more

Thatcham Remembrance Parade 2017

Thatcham’s annual Remembrance Sunday Parade, organised by Thatcham Town Council, will take place on Sunday 12th November 2017. Thatcham’s War Memorial is located adjacent to the main A4 road near the junctions with Brownsfield Road and Green Lane. The A4 will be closed between Park Lane and the Catholic Church from 10.30am until 12noon with … more

Trick or Treat on Thatcham Market

On Friday 27th October something spooky came to Thatcham Market! All the stalls were decorated with Halloween decorations with many of the stallholders dressed up in their spookiest costumes and as well as their usual market produce on offer they also had items for sale perfect for anyone hosting or attending a Halloween party that … more

Thatcham Christmas Lights Switch On – stallholder bookings open

This year’s Thatcham Christmas Lights Switch On event will take place on Friday 1st December we have already confirmed that there will be donkeys, donuts, and Santa in his Sleigh courtesy of the Lions Club of Newbury. We are currently looking for charities and not-for-profit groups to have a fundraising stall at the event. They … more

Creepy Crawly Fun on the Broadway

Bugs & Butterflies was the theme as Fun on the Broadway returned to Thatcham on Thursday 31st August. Children embraced the idea by dressing up in costumes ranging from ladybirds to spidermen and two lucky girls dressed as a ladybird and butterfly came joint first in the Fancy Dress competition judged by the Town Mayor … more

We’re Recruiting – Planning Support Officer (part-time)

Thatcham Town Council is looking to recruit a part-time Planning Support Officer. Hours: 12 hours per week (with flexibility to attend evening meetings). Salary Scale: SCP30 – SCP34 (£26,822 – £30,153) pro-rata. Purpose: To provide effective and efficient technical, administrative and procedural support to the Planning & Highways Committee. To develop Supplementary Planning Guidance documents … more

Invite to Tender – Grounds Maintenance Contract

Thatcham Town Council is inviting tenders for its grounds maintenance contract.  The current contract expires on 30th September 2017 and the new contract will commence on 1st October 2017 for a period of three years to 30th September 2020. All the relevant documentation can be found below.

United Service of Remembrance 2017

The annual United Service of Remembrance took place at London Road Cemetery on Sunday 16th July 2017. Thatcham Town Mayor, Councillor Ellen Crumly, welcomed everyone to the event and handed over to her chaplain, Revd Mark Bennet, from St. Mary’s Church, Thatcham, to commence the service. More than 80 people gathered on the central lawn … more

Thatcham Festival Poetry Competition – The Great Outdoors

Staff collating entries for the annual Thatcham Festival Poetry Competition have had to get off to an early start this year as entries from Kennet School pupils have already started to arrive for the ‘under 16s’ category.  This year’s theme is ‘The Great Outdoors’ so perhaps you might like to head on out yourself and … more

Thatcham Family Fun Day 2017

Sunday 25th June 2017, Henwick Worthy Sports Ground It was a windy but dry day as the annual Thatcham Family Fun Day organised by Thatcham Town Council returned to Henwick Worthy Sports Ground. The day was packed with activities and demonstrations and highlights included Thatcham Rotary Club’s Car Show which had a broad selection of … more

 

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