Recreation and Amenities Committee
The agendas and minutes can be found at the bottom of the page.
Terms of Reference:
- To exercise all functions of the Council in respect of open spaces, recreation grounds, play areas, greens, shelters, allotments, public rights of way, burial ground and the parish churchyard, public conveniences, footway lighting, street furniture, town market and public property in the ownership or control of the Council, Joint Management functions in respect of Henwick Worthy Sports Ground and Joint Advisory functions in respect of Kennet Leisure Centre.
- To consider matters relating to the acquisition of land or buildings for recreational, burial or related purposes.
- To consider matters relating to the environment.
- To consider and respond to consultation documents when the appropriate scheduled Committee is not within the given time frame to meet the deadline.
Upcoming meetings and events
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Dominic BoeckMoving to Thatcham with my family in 1988 was a good decision for us. Both my children went to Francis Baily and Kennet Schools and were able to find jobs locally after graduation. My career was in telecoms and Thatcham gave us the services and space we needed.
I decided I wanted to give something back to the community and I was elected to the Town Council and West Berkshire Council in 2011 and again in 2015. I chair the Recreation and Amenities Committee at Thatcham Town Council and that gives me the chance to make a difference in the lives of local people.
Address: Flint House, The Weavers, Brimpton
T: 07824 991 352
Jason CollisI became a Councillor because I wanted to make Thatcham a better place and also to serve my community. To aid this I took a part time job so that I would have more time for Council and community work. My family have been hugely supportive of my involvement with the Council.
Thatcham has been and continues to be a wonderful place to bring up our family. We have loved the feel of a country town community and I hope that the Town Council can help to maintain that community feel for our town.
Cllr Jason Collis is also the Leader of Thatcham Town Council.
Address: 23 Cowslip Crescent, Thatcham
T: 07833 667 472
Ellen CrumlyMarried with two grown-up children and one granddaughter, I moved to Thatcham in 2015 but worked in Thatcham Broadway for over 30 years as a Legal Executive for my Solicitor husband (now both retired). I therefore gained knowledge of some of the issues and problems affecting the local people and becoming a Councillor has given me the opportunity to become involved in decision-making and problem-solving. Becoming Mayor (2016-17 & 2017-18) has enabled me to get out and about meeting many people and organisations. I really enjoy being part of the community and hope that in some small way I am able to channel information and ideas in both directions - from Council to the community and from the community back to the Council.
Address: 24 Cowslip Crescent, Thatcham
T: 07393 288 712
Lee DillonI have been a Town Councillor since 2007, serving as Mayor on two occasions and was elected as the first Leader of the Council. I have served on all main committees over the previous 10 years. I am also a member of West Berkshire Council.
I represent the ward of Thatcham North and live in the ward with my wife and two young children. If you have any issues I would be happy to help so please do get in touch.
Address: 63 Sagecroft Road, Thatcham
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16th Jan 2018
Detached Youth Workers return to Thatcham Streets!
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West Berkshire Energy Switch Winter Auction
Monday, 22nd Jan 2018 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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