Thatcham Town Council

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  • Thatcham Town Council, Brownsfield Road, Thatcham RG18 3HF
  • Office hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Mon - Thu / 8.30am - 4.30pm Fri

Our team

Picture Name/Title Responsibilities
Mel Taylor
Town Clerk (f/t)
As the Town Clerk, Mel is the Council’s Proper Officer, under provisions of s112 of the Local Government Act 1972, the Town Clerk is required to carry out the statutory duties of a Proper Officer, guiding and assisting the Town Council in fulfilling its legal and financial obligations.

The Town Clerk is responsible for the administrative work of Thatcham Town Council; providing support and guidance to Staff and Members of the Council.

Mike Aslin
Services Manager (f/t)
Health & Safety Manager
As the Services Manager, Mike clerks the Recreation and Amenities Committee, manages projects as agreed by that Committee and ensures that Town Council facilities are maintained to a high standard.

Mike  is also the Health and Safety Manager for the Town Council.

John Sackett
Events Manager (f/t)
As the Events Manager John is responsible for organising  a varied programme of community and civic events organised by the Town Council, throughout the year.
Steve Tickle
Responsible Financial Officer (p/t)


Under s151 of the Local Government Act 1972 the Town Council is required to appoint a Responsible Financial Officer for the administration of its financial affairs.
Miri Willan Miri Willan 
Finance Officer (p/t)
Miri is responsible for maintaining the Town Council’s computerised financial records, monthly payment runs and reconciliations.
  Rosie Jardine 
Senior Admin Officer (p/t)
As Cemetery Officer Rosie is responsible for overseeing administration of burials and memorials at London Road Cemetery. Rosie also produces the quarterly newsletter and other publicity material as required.
HY Harry Young

Services Officer (f/t)

As Services Officer, Harry provides support to the Services Manager, assisting with the varied and very busy role of providing safe and effective services and amenities for local residents.
Georgina Curtis-Read
Events & Civic Officer (p/t)
Georgina’s role is to support the Events Manager, in respect of Community events and Civic Functions. Alongside this Georgina also manages the Mayors diary.
  Linda Adams 
Admin Officer (p/t)
General Support
Linda provides administrative support to assist in the efficient running of the office and ensures agendas are distributed on time and provides support to the Planning & Highways Committee.  Linda also co-ordinates Council Surgery and incidents reported to the Town Council.
Dawn Cropper
Admin Officer (f/t)
Dawn looks after bookings and enquiries relating to the following Town Council services: Burdwood Community Centre, Frank Hutchings Community Hall, Henleys Allotments, the weekly Friday Market and stalls on the Broadway Green, as well as Receptionist at the Council Offices.
Glyn Powell
Cemetery & Environmental Officer (f/t)
Glyn ensures the efficient and effective provision of burial services at London Road Cemetery and provides a proactive and high visibility patrolling presence in the community of Thatcham, providing environmental support services.

The organisation structure can be seen at the link on this page.

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Council Meetings

Monday, 20th Apr 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Finance and General Purposes Committee

Tuesday, 21st Apr 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Monday, 11th May 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Full Council

Upcoming Events

Friday, 3rd Apr 2020 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Zumba – Fit for the Young at Heart

Saturday, 4th Apr 2020 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Council Surgery

Tuesday, 7th Apr 2020 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Walking For Health