Thatcham Town Council

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Thatcham Town Council, Brownsfield Road, Thatcham, RG18 3HF

Office hours: 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday / 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday

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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, village greens, shelters, allotments, public rights of way, burial ground and the parish churchyard, public conveniences, footway lighting, street furniture,  environmental services, town market and public property in the ownership or control of the Council.
  • To oversee the management of properties owned by Thatcham Town Council and leased or licenced to external organisations.
  • To purchase/lease and maintain such vehicles and equipment as may be required to carry out the Council’s duties in connection with the facilities under the control of the Committee.
  • To monitor all matters relating to leases and bye-laws in connection with the facilities under the control of the Committee.
  • To have 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 and make recommendations to Full Council.
  • To engage with West Berkshire Council to ensure s106 Developers’ Contributions and Community Infrastructure Levy funds for Thatcham are allocated to meet the needs of the town.
  • To consider matters relating to environmental protection and enhancement.
  • To work with town centre businesses and other agencies to enhance and promote Thatcham town centre.
  • To consider and respond to consultation documents when the appropriate scheduled Committee is not within the given timeframe to meet the deadline.

Upcoming meetings and events

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Monday, 16th Nov 2020 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Recreation and Amenities Committee

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Monday, 11th Jan 2021 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Recreation and Amenities Committee

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Monday, 15th Mar 2021 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Recreation and Amenities Committee

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Monday, 24th May 2021 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Members

Councillor Jeremy  Cottam
Chairman

Jeremy Cottam

Ward: Thatcham North East

Political party: Liberal Democrats

Phone: 01635 871733

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Councillor Jeff Brooks
Vice Chairman

Jeff Brooks

Ward: Thatcham West

Political party: Liberal Democrats

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Councillor Steve Ardagh-Walter
Member

Steve Ardagh-Walter

Ward: Thatcham Colthrop & Crookham

Political party: Conservative

Phone: 07790 932 545

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Councillor John  Boyd
Member

John Boyd

Ward: Thatcham Colthrop & Crookham

Political party: Liberal Democrats

Phone: 07853 151 871

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Councillor Lourdes Cottam
Member

Lourdes Cottam

Ward: Thatcham North East

Political party: Liberal Democrats

Phone: 01635 871 733

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Councillor Paul  Field
Member

Paul Field

Ward: Thatcham Central

Political party: Green Party

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Councillor Owen  Jeffery
Member

Owen Jeffery

Ward: Thatcham Central

Political party: Liberal Democrats

Phone: 07968 251 370

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Councillor Mark  Lillycrop
Member

Mark Lillycrop

Ward: Thatcham West

Political party: Liberal Democrats

Phone: 07717 858 284

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Councillor Simon  Pike
Member

Simon Pike

Ward: Thatcham West

Political party: Liberal Democrats

Phone: 07787 154 070

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Councillor Keith  Woodhams
Member

Keith Woodhams

Ward: Thatcham West

Political party: Liberal Democrats

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Past meetings and events

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Monday, 14th Sep 2020 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Recreation & Amenities Committee

Recreation & Amenities Committee

Monday, 13th Jul 2020 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Recreation and Amenities Committee

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Monday, 18th May 2020 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Recreation and Amenities Committee

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Monday, 16th Mar 2020 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Recreation and Amenities Committee

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Monday, 17th Feb 2020 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Recreation and Amenities Committee

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Monday, 16th Dec 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Recreation and Amenities Committee

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Monday, 18th Nov 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Recreation and Amenities Committee

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Monday, 16th Sep 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Recreation and Amenities Committee

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Monday, 19th Aug 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Recreation and Amenities Committee

Recreation and Amenities Committee

Monday, 17th Jun 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Recreation & Amenities Committee

Recreation & Amenities Committee

Monday, 20th May 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Recreation & Amenities Committee

Recreation & Amenities Committee

Monday, 18th Mar 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Council Meetings

Monday, 21st Sep 2020 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm

Staff Committee

Tuesday, 22nd Sep 2020 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Monday, 28th Sep 2020 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Full Council

Upcoming Events

Saturday, 10th Oct 2020 - Sunday, 18th Oct 2020 All Day

Thatcham Festival

Sunday, 8th Nov 2020 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Remembrance Day

Saturday, 28th Nov 2020 6:55 pm

VE Day 75 Celebratory Concert