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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 would need to supply their own gazebo and equipment – battery powered lighting is highly recommend. Please refer to the registration form below for more information, email jennie.currie@thatchamtowncouncil.gov.uk or contact the Council Offices.

There is a £10 pitch fee and applications for commercial stalls will not be accepted.

UPDATED 20th SEPTEMBER – All the pitches are now booked.

 

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

Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Ceremony

On Monday 19th June, Cllr Ellen Crumly, Town Mayor of Thatcham accompanied by her escort Cllr Richard Crumly and Deputy Mayor Cllr Jan Cover took part in a small flag raising ceremony at Thatcham Town Council Offices. The ceremony was to note the start of Armed Forces Week- the annual national campaign that gives everyone … more

Town Council Apprenticeship

As an employer Thatcham Town Council had an opportunity this year to offer a Services Apprenticeship level 2 in Business Admin. Working closely with West Berkshire Training Consortium, who would deliver the training element of the apprenticeship, the Town Council set about looking for the right candidate. Emily Maidment comes from a childcare background and … more

Love Your Local Market at Thatcham Market

200 lucky customers “bagged” themselves a limited edition, Thatcham Market Shopper Bag during the nationally celebrated Love Your Local Market fortnight, held between 17th – 31st May 2017. Newly re-elected Town Mayor of Thatcham Cllr Ellen Crumly officially opened the celebrations at Thatcham Market on Friday 19th May accompanied by her husband Cllr Richard Crumly … more

Thatcham Town Mayor Re-elected

Councillor Ellen Crumly was re-elected Mayor of Thatcham at a special ceremony on Sunday 15th May 2017. Councillor Crumly will serve as Mayor for a second year, an honour which was only been bestowed on 5 other Mayors in the Town Council’s 43 year history. Councillor Crumly was previously a Thatcham Town Councillor from 2007 … more

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