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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Mel Taylor, Town Clerk

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.

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Trudy Blackney

Deputy Town Clerk (p/t)

As Deputy Town Clerk, Trudy provides support to the Town Clerk. Trudy also clerks the Planning and Highways Committee and Grants Sub-Committee.

Mike Aslin, Services Manager, Health & Safety Manager

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

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 

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, Cemetery

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.

Harry Young, Services Officer

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

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, General Support

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.

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Council Meetings

Monday, 25th Jan 2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Full Council

Monday, 1st Feb 2021 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Events Committee

Tuesday, 9th Feb 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Upcoming Events

Saturday, 6th Feb 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Council Surgery

Saturday, 6th Mar 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Council Surgery

Saturday, 3rd Apr 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Council Surgery