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Residents of Thame, Oxfordshire are having their say on the Green Living Plan (GLP) for the town over the next five weeks.

Produced by Fellows in the RSA Thame Group, the GLP is part of the Thame Neighbourhood Plan process. The objective is ‘to protect and help improve the environment of Thame for the medium to long-term health and vitality of the town and all within its community.’

The RSA Thame Group are working as independent Honorary Consultants to Thame Town Council to create the Green Living Plan, believed to be the first of its kind in the country. We are conducting a series of Drop-in sessions in Thame Town Hall so that everyone who lives or works in the town can comment on the plan, which will shape the future of the environment in Thame and strengthen considerations of sustainability in future decision making.

To give plenty of time for review we are making available draft consultation plans in both their Full and Short forms:

Click here the Full Green Living Plan (draft for consultation).

Click here for the Short Green Living Plan

We are keen that RSA Fellows should not only have access to this work as it develops, but also to replicate it as appropriate elsewhere. To assist with this we are preparing a generic version, described as the ‘Green Print’ and this will be made available here on the website shortly.

Thoughts and feedback from RSA Fellows local to Thame and more widely will be very welcome and the consultation will be structured to facilitate this.

For comments and questions on the draft Green Living Plan, please contact: consultations@thametowncouncil.gov.uk.

The Green Living Plan is also published on the Thame Town Council website.

Contact for the RSA Thame Group: George Westropp: george.westropp@btconnect.com

Thoughts and feedback from RSA Fellows local to Thame and more widely will be very welcome and the consultation is structured to facilitate this.

Project Team

The group are keen to extend their relationship with other Fellows or interested parties with some time and energy and/or specialist experience in these areas. If you're a Fellow in the Thame area, please get in touch, contact details can be found below.

Specialisms: 

Charles Boundy FRSA – Founder and Chair of the RSA Thame Group. Specialist areas for the GLP – Travel, open spaces, routes for walking/cycling and biodiversity.

Colin Bloxham FRSA, specialist area – air quality and environment.

Anna Comino-James FRSA, specialist area – waste reduction and management.

John Scott FRSA, specialist area – energy management and alternative energy.

George Westropp FRSA, specialist area – water and flood management. 

Project Team

Charles Boundy FRSA

Charles Boundy FRSA

Founder and chair of RSA Thame Group, preparing a Green Living Plan for Thame in Oxfordshire

Thame  

George Westropp FRSA

George Westropp FRSA

Environmental, sustainability and ecological consultant

Princes Risborough  

John Scott FRSA

John Scott FRSA

I am an electrical power networks engineer working in the areas of innovation and sustainability.

Thame  

Anna Comino-James FRSA

Anna Comino-James FRSA

Trustee The Comino Foundation & The Potential Trust

Chinnor  

Colin Bloxham FRSA

Colin Bloxham FRSA

Air quality and environment – Aylesbury