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The Bampton Beam. December 1998

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  • 1998

This is the December 1998 issue of The Beam. A publication by the Parish Council that is produced 3 times a year and given free to all households in Bampton. Topics and advertisers are :-

The Bampton Beam
Volume 13 No.3
August 1998 Pg. No. Summary of Content

1 One article on page one.
BAMPTON’S GOT ONE AT LONG LAST – A BUS SERVICE INTO OXFORD. Bus Route 18 – By Jonathan Phillips –District Councillor. Including timetable.
2 Three articles and one advert on page two.
BAMPTON VILLAGE HALL – advert.
Bampton Village Hall. Don Quixote de la Mancha.
FRIENDS OF ST MARY’S BAMPTON.
BAMPTON FIRE STATION Still Under Threat!
3 Nine articles on page three all under title ‘BAMPTON PARISH COUNCIL NEWS’.
Traffic Calming.
Police.
Allotments.
Pavilion.
Land between Aston Road and Buckland Road.
Millennium.
STOP PRESS! Traffic Calming Update.
Help required to set up an Indoor Bowls Club.
THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION POPPY APPEAL Bampton and Lew
4 Nine adverts on page four.
Toby Vines.
E. TAYLOR & SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS.
Market Square Garage, Bampton.
THE CROP SHOP – TOO
N. WOODLEY BUILDING MAINTENANCE.
BAMPTON FAX BUREAU.
THE APPLIANCE DOCTOR.
Curtain Choice.
BEAMTECH
5 One article on page five.
NEWS FROM THE BAMPTON MILLENNIUM COMMITTEE – including form entitled ‘BAMPTON MILLENIUM COMMITTEE’.
6 Five articles on page six.
THE WITNEY AND BURFORD HOSPITAL CAMPAIGN.
AGE CONCERN
LIGHTS OF LOVE
West Oxfordshire Citizen Advocacy.
VOLUNTEER LINK-UP
7 on page seven.
MISSING
8 on page eight.
MISSING
9 One article on page nine.
BAMPTON PRE-SCHOOL PLAYGROUP Taking care of their early years
10 One article on page ten.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
11 One article, one advert and one cartoon on page eleven.
W.R.S.V. by Jean Howell, Bampton / Aston Organiser
Sharing the Caring with community care – advert.
Bampton Bill – cartoon.
12 Four adverts on page twelve.
STE-MARK WINDOW CLEANERS & PRESSURE WASHERS
PHILIPPA RAYNE – Registered Osteopath. FIONA GEARY – Physiotherapist. LESLEY MELLIN – Reflexologist. Aromatherapist.
THE PUMPKIN CLUB CHRISTMAS BINGO
ARGOSY BLINDS
13 Three articles on page thirteen.
LAVENDER FLATS Written by Mrs Joan Smith
THE MUMMERS ARE BACK!! By Don Rouse.
This is a story about the life of a Labrador pup called Mandy-Jane.
14 Two articles on page fourteen under the title THE GARDENING PAGE.
BAMPTON GARDENING CLUB NEWS.
WEED’S AND WHAT TO DO WITH THEM By Edie Bindweed
15 Two articles on page fifteen.
ARCHITECTURE ROUND BAMPTON Written and drawn by Gilbert Marsh. Garden Gates in Bampton.
What’s happening in Market Square.
16 One article on page sixteen.
ROYAL AIR FORCE, BRIZE NORTON Do we Care! By Flight Lieutenant Adrian Dant M Inst. Pet. RAF Station Environmental Protection Officer.
17 Two articles and one advert on page seventeen.
New Boss for Signals Units Released by Flight Lieutenant Dave Rowe, Community Relations Officer.
REMEMBRANCE DAY by Mrs E. Quick, an Ex-service Great Grandmother.
OLD PILOTS, BOLD PILOTS by Archie Jackson – advert for book.
18 Eight articles on page eighteen under the title ‘NOTICE BOARD’.
BUSH CENTRE.
BAMPTON EXHIBITION FOUNDATION.
THE PUMPKIN CLUB CHRISTMAS BINGO.
BAMPTON BRIDGE CLUB.
BAMPTON WELFARE TRUST
THE CHILDREN’S SOCIETY
SOMEWHERE IN BAMPTON SOMETHING LURK’S
BAMPTON CLASSICAL OPERA
19 Four articles on page nineteen under the title ‘NOTICE BOARD’.
FOXBURY FARM Books Wanted
BAMPTON YOUTH CLUB
HAWTHORN FARM RIDING FOR THE DISABLED GROUP.
THE BURFORD SINGERS
20 Three adverts on page twenty.
PITSTOP
GREY GABLES GARAGE
Electric Vehicles Ltd.
21 Two articles on page twenty one.
THE COOKERY PAGE By Gilly French. Party Food. General Ideas. Recipes.
THE TAPPERS HIT TOWN by Rachel Piggott
22 One article on page twenty two.
OUT OF WORK FARMER –TURNED AGRICULTURE CORRESPONDENT By Dan Rouse
23 One article and one advert on page twenty three.
Contd ... OUT OF WORK FARMER –TURNED AGRICULTURE CORRESPONDENT By Dan Rouse
24 Five adverts on page twenty four.
New carpets fully fitted.
ANDREW BOWMAN MASTER THATCHER.
CHENNELLS
R. COOPER
A. SIMMONDS The Old Fashioned Village Store.
25 One article on page twenty five.
LETTERS TO : AUNTIE BEAM
26 Three ads on page twenty six.
BAMPTON ENVIRONMENTAL WATCH GROUP by Margaret Bruce-Mitford
CARPENTER home improver
D&K Building Services
27 Two adverts on page twenty seven.
Select Blinds
Farmington STONE Company
28 Three adverts on page twenty eight.
CARPENTER / HOME IMPROVER
SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF BAMPTON
D & K BUILDING SERVICES
29 One article on page twenty nine.
WEST OXFORDSHIRE ARTS ASSOCIATION NEWS AND EVENTS
30 One article on page thirty.
Macmillans Cycling Challenge by Jo Lewington
31 Three articles on page thirty one.
THE ROBERT VESEY ROOM BAMPTON LIBRARY
W.O.A.A. Highlights July, August and October by Margaret Bruce-Mitford
32 One advert on page thirty two.
Bampton Youth Club
33 Three articles on page thirty three.
Competition Corner August winner 1998
THE BAMPTON BEAM NEEDS VOLUNTEERS
THE BAMPTON BEAM’S CROSSWORD
34 One advert on page thirty four.
Piggott’s School of Dance
35 Three articles on page thirty five.
Diary of Forthcoming Events
BAMPTON DIRECTORY 1999
THE BAMPTON BEAM – publishing information
36 One advert on page thirty six.
BAMPTON SMALL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

Nik Stanbridge

The Bampton Beam December 1997

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The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year. This issue is from December 1997. The topics covered and the advertisers are :-

ARTICLES AND NOTICES
The Library Needs Your Help – use it or lose it forever…
Robert Vesey Room
Vision of the Future – housing planning news
Bampton Village Hall by Susan Phillips
Treasure Island – Oxfordshire Touring Company
Friends of St Mary’s Christmas Quiz
Church Services at Christmas
Friends of St Mary’s Update
Christmas Greetings from 1944 – card sent to Mrs Edie Quick from her sister Mrs Louie Weston’s husband Tom who was in the army in Italy
Remembrance in Bampton
Bampton’s Traffic Calming Scheme Overwhelmingly Approved by Residents by Roger Howard, Parish Councillor
Witney and District Carers
Bampton Carers Group
Minibus
Carers Week
Carers Christmas Party
Health Helpline targets people in rural areas
Dialability and the Disabled Living Centre
West Oxon Citizen Advocacy
Oxfordshire children needing your help – Family Placement Teas
Architecture Around Bampton, written and drawn by Gilbert Marsh
Do you want a crime free village? Village Watch scheme
What’s Been and What’s to Come?
Bampton Gardening Club
The SPAJERS
Bampton Pumpkin Club
District Council News from Jonathan Phillips
North East Carterton Development
North East Witney Development
Oxfordshire County Council Structure Plan 1996-2011
Planning Appeals
District Council Budgets 1998/99
Youth Club under threat
Bampton Bill – cartoon
Local Bampton Man, Tim Green in Three Day RAC Rally
Bampton Recreation Ground
Bampton Boys FC, ‘The Bees’
Bampton Tennis Club
Bampton-in-the-Bush Cricket Club
Basketball
Bampton Cubs and Scouts
Notice Board
Bampton Bush Centre
Amnesty International
Bampton Exhibition Foundation
Whist Drive – Bampton Fire Service
Bampton Gardening Club
The Bampton Appraisal
Guess who has had a driving licence for 70 years in December? Answer in April’s issue of The Beam
The Burford Singers
Clanfield Historical Society
Bampton Pre-School Playgroup
Bampton Small Business Association
Bampton Youth Centre
Bampton Welfare Trust
Macmillan Cancer Relief, Bampton, Faringdon and Carterton
The Children’s Society
The Mummers are about once more at Christmas – beware, by Don Rouse
Use Them or Lose Them Campaign – support local small businesses
“Posh Spice”, The Food Page by Gilly French
Letters to the Editor
Great Response to Fire Alarm – three new fire fighters have qualified for duty
Bampton author’s new book, ‘Can Anyone See Bermuda’ by A S Jackson to be published by Cirrus Association in December
Volunteer Link-Up
Letters to Auntie Beam
Gardening Life by ‘Edie Bindweed’
Bampton Methodist Chapel
A Farewell to Mr Temple – John Temple closed his hardware store in the Market Place on 21 November 1997 and has retired to a well-earned rest in Ampney Orchard
Pumpkin Club Bingo
Out of Work Farmer -Turned Agriculture Correspondent – by Don Rouse
West Oxfordshire Arts Association News and Events
Crossword
Volunteer Reading Help
Diary of Forthcoming Events
Bampton Directory 1997
Support Bampton Facilities – The Library needs your help!

LIST OF ADVERTIZERS
Temple's Bampton Ltd, Builders Merchants, Hardware, Fancy Goods and Toys
G A J Soame & Associates, planning consultancy and architecture and property services
Andrew Bowman, Master Thatcher
Chennells, hairdressers
Grey Gables Garage
Farmington Stone
Edby Vines, producers of English Wines and Vine Supplier
Market Square Garage
N Woodley, building maintenance
The Appliance Doctor
Philippa Rayne, osteopath, Lesley Mellin, reflexologist/aromatherapist, Fiona Geary, physiotherapist
E Taylor & Son, funeral directors
Adrian Dunsby, carpenter
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmie’s Newsagents
Curtain Choice
Bampton Small Business Association Late Night Shopping and Craft Fair
Community Care
Beamtech video, TV and Monitor Services
The Crop Shop Too, hairdressers
R Cooper, builders, painters, carpentry, joinery, general repairs and dry stone walling
Theatre Express Performing Arts Schools and Theatre Company
The Pitstop and Oxford Carb Services
Bubbles dog grooming
Danetree veterinary surgeons
Londis community shop
Abbey Properties, estate agents
The Romany Inn
A Simmonds, the old-fashioned village store
Electric Vehicles Ltd
Homers mobile vehicle repairs and servicing

Bampton Community Archive

The Bampton Beam December 1992

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The Beam publication was produce 3 and sometimes 4 times a year. This edition from December 1992 contains the following articles and advertisers.
Homelessness
Bampton Schools
The Library
Letters
McKenzie & Brown - Plumbing & Electrical
Bampton Fax Bureau
Stephen Hailes Plumbing
MH Thomas - Building, Landscape Gardening and Fencing Contractor
Bubbles - Dog Grooming
Paul van Aardt - Chiropodist
J Temple - Hardware, DIY, Fancy Goods and Toys
Bampton Driving School
The Misses Pombroy’s Establishment for Young Ladies
CBL Electric Vehicles Ltd
Bampton Badminton Club
Mother’s Union
Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund
The MS Society
The Pumpkin Club
SPAJERS
National Blood Transfusion Service
Royal British Legion
Bampton Boys Football Club
Traffic Speed
Constable Steve Patrick - Community Policeman
Prize Crossword
R Coopers - Builder
The Talbot Hotel
Curtain Choice
Andrew Bowman
Health Matters
J Godfrey & Son - Funeral Directors
Martin Drew - Chiropodist
Windfall Apples
The West Oxfordshire Observer
Land Adjoining the Bampton Youth Centre
A Simmonds - Baker
E Taylor - Funeral Directors
Grey Gables Garage
N Woodley Building Maintenance
A Fisket-a-Tasket - Flower Designs
John King - Plumber
Diary of events
The Romany Inn

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The Bampton Beam August 2003

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The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and a copy given to every household. This issue is from August 2003. The topics covered and the advertisers include :-ARTICLES AND NOTICESBampton Market Square Phase 2 Improvements.

Nik Stanbridge

The Bampton Beam August 2002

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The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year. This issue is from August 2002 and the topics covered and advertisers include:-

ARTICLES AND NOTICES
Bampton’s Own Special Celebrations for The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Tuesday 4 June 2002
Sports Day by Graham Haslam
Barn Dance
Parish Council and District Council Election 2 May 2002 – results
Bampton Gardening Club organising ‘A Day at the Races’ – Cheltenham Festival
Bampton Village Hall – Annual General Meeting held on 22 April 2002
Bampton ‘250’ Club list of winners
Do You Know What Bampton Youth Are Up To?
Bampton Parish Council News by David Hawkins, Chairman
Golden Jubilee Celebrations
Skate Park
Cycle Path
Coronation Celebrations
Bookings Pavilion & Multisport
WODC Booklet
Bus Services
Bampton Welfare Trust
Befriending – A Two-Way Process
Is Your Home Behaving Badly? – Thames Valley Energy Centre
Big Green Boiler Scheme
Society for the Protection of Bampton
The Bampton Recreation Ground
Bampton-in-the-Bush Cricket Club
Recreation Ground Sporting Activities
Bampton Youth Football Club
Bampton Archery Club
Short Mat Bowls
Bampton Tennis Club
Bampton Town Football Club – photograph circa 1912
The Pavilion
Bampton Town Football Club
The Horseshoes Football Club
Bampton Gun Club
Bampton Weightlifting Club
Bampton Badminton Club
The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Sports Afternoon – Tuesday 4 June 2002 – results of the many races of the day
Remembrances of My Service in the US Army Part 2: Bampton
Photograph of Lt Dick Ford, Saltash 1944
Letters and emails to the Editor
Is Your Electric Blanket Safe? Free safety checks - OCC and WODC
Could You Be A Citizen Advocate?
Volunteer Link-Up
Volunteer Reading Help
Why Not be A Magistrate?
Age Concern, Oxfordshire City and County
SPAJERs News by Don Rouse
Obituary for Margaret Bruce-Mitford
Notice Board
The Bush Club – Helpers Wanted
Bampton Bridge Club
The Children’s Society
Bampton Exhibition Foundation
Red Cross Collection
Coffee Morning for the Coronary Care Unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
Bampton Youth Club by Colin Allport
Bampton Ladies Group
The Cancer Research Campaign
Bike Path Project by Jo Lewington
Shillbrook Wood
Bampton Museum Group
Bampton Websites
Useful Telephone Numbers
Out and About – photographs of May Day Street Fair, Jubilee Celebrations, Annual Shirt Race, Morris Dancing Day, Jubilee Sports Afternoon, New Road Street Party, Barn Dance
The Garlands by Ruth Wheeler
Bampton Fair – A Short History of Bampton Fair, taken from August 1993 edition of The Bampton Beam
Photographs of Harry Hebborn’s ‘Dodgem Carrier’ and David Sheppard’s Roundabout
The Charter to Hold a Fair
Bampton Environmental Watch Group by Ralph Norman
Obituary for Margaret Howse
We Wear Them With Pride – Remembrance Sunday 10 November 2002
The Ballad of the Great Retreat (September 1914) by Patricia Wentworth
The Gardening Club News
Results of ‘Bampton Only’ competition
The Annual Show – to be held on 24 August 2002
Social Trips for 2002
Letters to Auntie Beam
Bampton Library Books-on-Wheels
Bampton Library and Robert Vesey Room
SPAJERS Donkey Derby Monday 26 August 2002, Sandfords Field, Church View
Out of Work Farmer – Turned Agricultural Correspondent by Don Rouse
Yellow Peril – Beware the Killer Weed Common Ragwort
A Bampton Doctor from the Eighteenth Century by Mike Evans
Flu Vaccine Campaign 2002
The Cookery Corner by Gilly French
The Village College in Bampton
West Ox Arts
Shakespeare in Summer
WOA Calendar of Events
Six in September – a showcase of work by a sextet of WOA members
Christopher Townsend, Gilly Whittington and Terry Wigley
Robert Vesey Room – Exhibitions
Gallery Life Drawing Classes
Crossword
Town Hall Bookings
Calendar of Events
WODC Environmental Services Holiday Refuse Collection Dates
The Bampton Directory 2003

LIST OF ADVERTIZERS
The Morris Clown
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmies Newsagents
Systems & Solutions – computer shop
Abbey Properties Estate Agents
The Romany Inn
Electric Vehicles Ltd
Bampton Cars
The Horseshoe Inn
Philippa Rayne, osteopath, Fiona Farmer physiotherapist and Lesley Mellin, reflexologist and aromatherapist
Danetree, veterinary surgeons, Faringdon
E Taylor & Son, Funeral Directors, Carterton
Curtain Choice
N Nurden, Motor Body Repairs
Patrick Strainge, Butchers
Oxford Double Glazing, Summertown, Oxford
Grey Gables Garage
Londis, community shop
Domino Menswear, Witney
R Cooper, Builders, Painters, Decorators, Carpentry, Joinery, Dry Stone Walling
The Standlake Garage
Bojangles Hairdressers
Bodytalk, remedial sports massage
The Pitstop and Oxford Carb Services
The Elephant & Castle
The Robert and Doris Watts Residential & Nursing Home, Carterton
Pellmans, solicitors, Eynsham
The Flower Mill
Foxbury Farm, Brize Norton
The Appliance Doctor
Little Chicks Childminders
Live-in Home and Pet Minding Service – Jacqueline and Merv
Don Rouse Cars
N J Woodley, building maintenance
Temples, DIY, Ironmongery, Paint, Wood, Cement, Sand, Gravel, Toys, Gifts and Candles
A Simmonds, The Old-Fashioned Village Store
Andrew Bowman, Master Thatcher
Tony Hughes, scissor sharpening
Witney Lakes Resort
Garden Trading Company
Lynwood Leisure Buildings Ltd

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The Bampton Beam August 2001

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The Bampton Beam used to be produce three times a year and distributed to every household. This issue is from August 2001. The topics covered and the advertisers are :-

ARTICLES AND NOTICES
The Shillbrook Wood by Colin Allport
Bampton Village Hall
Remembrance Sunday
Bampton ‘250’ Club
Bampton Parish Council News by David Hawkins, Chairman
Market Square Improvement
Loss of Bampton Facilities
New Seats Around Bampton
Renting the Pavilion
Improvements to the Recreation Ground
Vandalism – Pembroke Place Playground
More Low Cost Houses for Bampton
H.M. The Queen’s Golden Jubilee 2002
Award for Bampton Primary School – DFEE Achievement Award for Excellence
An Unsolicited Opinion - toilets in Town Hall are in a pleasingly clean condition
Bampton Website
West Oxfordshire District Council News – proof of age cards for 16 – 18 year olds
Start Up and Expansion Rate Relief Grants – West Oxfordshire District Council
Responsible Waste Collection Services That Do Not Cost The Earth by Jonathan Phillips, District Councillor
Volunteer Link-Up
Letters and Emails to the Editor
Wychwood Forest Fair by Ken Betteridge, Chairman of the Friends of Wychwood
Bampton Environmental Watch Group by Margaret Bruce-Mitford
Stress-Free for Bampton Based Company – CUS Busting Ltd nominated for for the Oxfordshire Business of the Year Awards 2001
News from Bampton Primary School by Jenny McCardle
May Garlands by Mrs Ruth Wheeler
Notice Board
Guide Dogs for the Blind
Bampton Welfare Trust
Foxbury Farm Shop
The British Red Cross ‘Open Gardens at Cote’
Bampton Bridge Club
The Bush Centre
Bampton Exhibition Foundation
Bampton Badminton Club
Bampton Ladies Group
Cancer Research Campaign
Activities Held in the Recreation Ground this Summer
Out And About This Spring
Pumpkin Club Street Fair
The May Queen and her attendants
The Morris Dancers
Visitors from Belgium
The Morris Clown hosts the Morris Men
The May Garlands
The Great Shirt Race
Enjoying an evening out at the Shirt Race – our new MP David Cameron and his wife Samantha
Madcap Comedy Comes to Town from the Arts Development Team
Job vacancy for part-time Youth Worker
Letters to Auntie Beam
The Gardening Page by Edie Bindweed
A Guide to getting started with composting
The Gardening Club News
The Annual Garden Club Show
Coffee Mornings and Forthcoming Trips
Society for the Protection of Bampton
Minor Injuries Unit, Witney Community Hospital
P C Steve Patrick 22 Years’ Service with Thames Valley Police
Did anyone see it? Elderly People Crossing (spoof) sign - photograph
Spajers News by Don Rouse
Chain Reaction Bampton Bike Path News
Out of Work Farmer – Turned Agricultural Correspondent by Don Rouse
In and Around the Local Ales Houses in Bampton – Taken from Bampton Website
The Talbot, Market Square
The Bell, Market Square
Fleur de Lis, High Street
New Inn, High Street -formerly The George, renamed The Morris Clown in 1976
The Swan, Fisher’s Bridge
George and Dragon, Cheapside
The Lamb, Cheapside
Masons’ Arms, Church View – name changed to The Eagle
The Horseshoe, Bridge Street
The Fish, Bridge Street, later renamed The Wheatsheaf
Elephant and Castle, Bridge Street
The Malt Shovel
The Plough
The Jubilee
The Alan Clarke Challenge – photo competition
Photographs of pubs and landlords
West Ox Arts – In the Gallery
WOA Trip Spring 2002
Robert Vesey Room
WOA Highlights April – June 2001 by Margaret Bruce-Mitford
Spliterati -01 – International Ply-Split Braiding Competition
Workshops
The Cookery Corner by Gilly French
Community Lunches
Crossword
Town Hall Bookings
Friends of St Mary’s Magpie Lane Concert
St Mary’s Services
Methodist Chapel Services
The Drop-In
Calendar of Events
Bampton Websites
Bampton Gardening Club Annual Show
SPAJERS Donkey Derby

LIST OF ADVERTIZERS
Abbey Properties – Estate Agents
Cotswold Electronics, TV, Video, Audio and Microwave Repairs
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmie’s Newsagents
Electric Vehicles Ltd
Domino Menswear, Witney
The Standlake Garage
R Cooper, Builders, Painters, Decorators, Carpentry, Joinery, Dry Stone Walling
Angie Bell, Ceramics, Picture and Frame Restoration
Patrick Strainge, Butchers
Don Rouse Cars
Danetree, Veterinary Surgeons
Curtain Choice
Andrew Bowman, Master Thatcher
The Gingerbread Kitchen
George Williams, Carpenter and Home Improver
Grey Gables Garage
Londis, Community Shop
Pellmans, Solicitors
Community Care
Oxford Double Glazing
The Appliance Doctor
E Taylor & Son, Funeral Directors
The Pitstop and Oxford Carb Services
Robert and Doris Watts Residential and Nursing Home
Temples, DIY, Ironmongery, Paint, Wood, Cement, Sand, Gravel, Toys, Gifts, Candles, Gardening Equipment
Profiles Hairdressers
Philippa Rayne, osteopath, Fiona Farmer, physiotherapist, Lesley Mellin, reflexologist and acupuncture
Foxbury Farm Shop
Body Talk remedial and sports massage
Body Talk Beauty Salon
Tony Hughes – scissors sharpening service
Wychwood Design, furniture
N J Woodley, building maintenance
A Simmonds, the old-fashioned village store
Argosy Blinds

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The Bampton Beam August 2000

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The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year and a free copy given to every household. This issue is from August 2000. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-

ARTICLES AND NOTICES
Bampton’s Services See Expansion – weekend social bus to Oxford and HSBC enhances its services
Bampton Village Hall
Bampton 250 Club
Bampton Methodist Chapel
St Mary’s Junior Church
Bampton Parish Council News by David Hawkins, Chairman
Market Square Developments
Farmers’ Markets
New Houses to be built behind the Fire Station
Pollution of stream at Mill Green
Tenant Steering Group by Theresa Mallett
Secret Gardens of Bampton by Jonathan Phillips
The Bampton Recreation Ground
Bampton Boys’ FC ‘The Bees’
English Short Mat Bowling
The Pavilion
Bampton-in-the-Bush Cricket Club
Nostalgia Corner – 50th anniversary of Steam Day at Appleford – photo of John Quick with his traction engine ‘Pandora’ Also in photo is Mrs Sollis, David Hunt and John Bond
Society for the Protection of Bampton
A Woodland for Bampton by Colin Allport
‘E’s a good ole boy – A Profile of Don Rouse by some Lew neighbours
The Cubs
Youth Club
Launch of new 37 mile walk through Wychwood
Bampton Millennium Motorcycle Club
Winners of the May Garlands – Gregory and Ian Davis
Photo of children waiting for the judging of the May Garlands to begin
The Carers’ Centre
Raising the Roof for Sobell House Hospice
Could you help a child read?
Local older people’s panels
Local Bobbies Conquer the 3 Peaks by PC Steve Patrick – with photos
Bampton’s Roads are Safe – Official
Craig Hawcutt awarded a David Beckham Crystal Power Bracelet given out by the Daily Star newspaper
Letters to the Editor
Poem – The Lavendonians by H R Hallam
Notice Board
The Children’s Society
Bampton Bridge Club
The Bush Centre
Recycling
Around the World in Eighty Days – an outdoor spectacular – free family show
Bampton Welfare Trust
Bampton Badminton Club
The Pumpkin Club Bingo and Whist Drive
The Pumpkin Club Weigh-In
Canasta
SPAJERS
West Oxfordshire Conservative Association
The Problem – Resolved? Bus and taxi services
The Cost of your Car
News from Bampton School – Children win National Award for Millennium Art Project
Out of Work Farmer Turned Agricultural Correspondent by Don Rouse
An Environmental Disaster is Happening in Oxfordshire – by Miss M D Harris, County Welfare Officer (Ragwort)
Can you tell a fox scat from an owl pellet? Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust
SPAJERs News by Don Rouse
Photo of spoof sign – Bampton twinned with Las Vegas
Bike Path Update by Jo Lewington
The Bush Centre by Fenella Gray – with photos
Letters to Auntie Beam
Bampton Environmental Watch Group
The Burford Singers
The Gardening Page by Edie Bindweed
Bampton Gardening Club
West Ox Arts news and highlights
The Robert Vesey Room
Millennium Project
Workshops and WEA Literature Course
The Cookery Corner by Gilly French
Farmers’ Market Comes to Bampton by Louise Taylor, Environmental Project Officer, WODC
Crossword
Town Hall bookings
Re-cycling banks
Diary of Forthcoming Events
Minor Injuries Unit at Witney Community Hospital

LIST OF ADVERTIZERS
George Williams – carpenter and home improver
Londis community shop
Pellmans Solicitors, Eynsham
Marriotts Coal Merchants
Community Care
The Appliance Doctor
E Taylor & Son, Funeral Directors
Beamtech, video, TV and monitoring services
Patrick Strainge, butchers
The Pitstop and Oxford Carb Services
Grey Gables Garage
Select Blinds
Temples, DIY, Ironmongery, Paint, Wood, Cement, Sand, Gravel, Toys, Gifts, Candles and Gardening Equipment
Profiles Hairdressers
Philippa Rayne, osteopath, Fiona Geary, physiotherapist, Lesley Mellin, reflexologist and aromatherapist
Don Rouse Cars
Curtain Choice
Danetree Veterinary Surgeons, Faringdon
Andrew Bowman, Master Thatcher
The Gingerbread Kitchen – cookery classes for 4 year olds upwards
N J Woodley building maintenance
A Simmonds, the Old-Fashioned Village Store
Argosy Blinds
Abbey Properties Estate Agents
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmie’s Newsagents
Chennells Hairdressers
Electric Vehicles
Domino Menswear, Witney
The Standlake Garage
R Cooper, builders, painters, decorators, carpentry, joinery, dry stone walling

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The Bampton Beam August 1999

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The Bampton Beam used to be produced and delivered to every house three times a year. This issue is from August 1999 and the topics covered and advertisers are:-ARTICLES AND NOTICESA Woodland for Bampton by Colin AllportBampton Village

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The Bampton Beam August 1997

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  • 1997

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year. This issue is from August 1997 and the topics covered and the advertisers are :-

ARTICLES AND NOTICES
Fire Station Threatened? Bampton Fire Station could close if more recruits cannot be found. Sub-Officer Brian Kew explains it all.
Millennium – what Millennium?
Bampton Village Hall
Bampton Gardening Club by Chairwoman Lin Edgar
Bampton Bill – cartoon
Bampton Parish Council News, traffic calming measures, proposed development in Station Road, Mercury Close/Pembroke Place playgrounds, Sports Pavilion, Use Them or Lose Them Campaign, Pavement areas, Police Liaison Meeting, War Memorial, Charge for Road Closures and Parish Council Minutes
District Council News, County Council Budget, West Oxfordshire Plan to 2001, The Future Management of West Oxfordshire District Council, Neighbourhood Notification, Oxfordshire Village Shops Association
The Recreation Ground
Bampton Boys’ FC by Linden Burley
Bampton in the Bush Cricket Club
Bampton Tennis Club
Archery
Progress for Bampton Recreation Ground by District Councillor, Jonathan Phillips
Witney and District Carers Club
Oxford Brookes University Survey
Foxbury Farm Open Day
What Next? The Vicar’s Story – The Reverend Lloyd talks to Linda Mills
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Bampton – forthcoming events
Society for the Protection of Bampton
Letters to the Editor
Wedding notices – Bill Redpath and Susie Fifoot and Linda Amos and Karl Scarff
Bampton Youth Club
West Oxfordshire Drug Reference Group
Bampton Environmental Watch Group
100 years old on 9 July 1997, Mrs Nellie Brooks
Notice Board
Bampton Bridge Club
The Bampton Bush Centre
The Children’s Society
The Victoria County History
Bampton Welfare Trust
Used Cards Wanted to help ‘The Vine’ a centre for unemployed, depressed, homeless and unhappy people
Bampton Methodist Church
Yoga in Bampton
Bridge Classes at The Bush Centre
Bampton Youth Centre
Bampton Women’s Institute
Bampton Gardening Club
Amnesty International
Step-Out – group to help increase self-confidence
Bampton Exhibition Foundation
Bampton British Legion
West Oxfordshire Conservative Association
Bampton School, articles produced by Year 5 (Mrs Newman’s class)
Friends of Bampton School
Morris Dancer of the Year – Luke Fowler
The Bampton Playgroup
Architecture around Bampton, written and drawn by Gilbert Marsh – new houses in Pembroke Place
The Beam’s Pet Choice, ‘Puddin’ by Louise Gray
Macmillan Cancer Relief, Bampton, Faringdon and Carterton Committee
What’s Been and What’s to Come? Elderly people sign, April Fool joke, Easter Bonnet Parade, Pumpkin Club’s Annual Street Fair, The Shirt Race, The Donkey Derby, May Garlands, The Morris Dancers
Gardening Life by Jo Lewington
The Cotswold Wardens
Letters to Auntie Beam
Don’t Suffer in Silence – domestic violence help
Oxfords Women’s Aid
Victim Support
Housing Rights Centre
Citizens Advice Bureau
Oxford Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre
Samaritans
Rat of the Month – the person who pinched a full bottle of coins that belonged to The Pumpkin Club from the Romany bar and replaced with an empty one
West Oxfordshire Arts Association New and Events
Feathers in Bampton’s Artistic Hat by Margaret Bruce-Mitford
Fiddlers and Feet Workshop
Young Calligraphers
The Food Page by Gilly French
Crossword
The Morris Clown Pub Saved by Jonathan Phillips
Pumpkin Club Bingo
Diary of Forthcoming Events
Support Bampton Facilities – Use Them or Lose Them Campaign

LIST OF ADVERTIZERS
G A J Soame & Associates, planning consultancy, architectural and property services
Andrew Bowman, Master Thatcher
Chennells, hairdressers
Grey Gables Garage
Farmington Stone
Community Care
Edby Vines, producers of English Wines and Vine Suppliers
Market Square Garage
N Woodley, building maintenance
The Appliance Doctor
Philippa Rayne, osteopath, Lesley Mellin, reflexologist/aromatherapist, Fional Geary, physiotherapist
E Taylor & Son, funeral directors
Adrian Dunsby, carpenter
J Temple, hardware, DIY, Fancy Goods and Toys
Curtain Choice
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmie’s Newsagents
R Cooper, builders, carpenters, joinery, painters, general repairs and dry stone walling
The Pitstop and Oxford Carb Services
Bubbles dog grooming
Danetree veterinary surgeons
Londis community shop
The Romany Inn
A Simmonds, the old fashioned village store
Electric Vehicles Ltd
Abbey Properties, estate agents

Nik Stanbridge

The Bampton Beam August 1997

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The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year. This issue is from August 1997 and the topics covered and the advertisers are :-

ARTICLES AND NOTICES
Fire Station Threatened? Bampton Fire Station could close if more recruits cannot be found. Sub-Officer Brian Kew explains it all.
Millennium – what Millennium?
Bampton Village Hall
Bampton Gardening Club by Chairwoman Lin Edgar
Bampton Bill – cartoon
Bampton Parish Council News, traffic calming measures, proposed development in Station Road, Mercury Close/Pembroke Place playgrounds, Sports Pavilion, Use Them or Lose Them Campaign, Pavement areas, Police Liaison Meeting, War Memorial, Charge for Road Closures and Parish Council Minutes
District Council News, County Council Budget, West Oxfordshire Plan to 2001, The Future Management of West Oxfordshire District Council, Neighbourhood Notification, Oxfordshire Village Shops Association
The Recreation Ground
Bampton Boys’ FC by Linden Burley
Bampton in the Bush Cricket Club
Bampton Tennis Club
Archery
Progress for Bampton Recreation Ground by District Councillor, Jonathan Phillips
Witney and District Carers Club
Oxford Brookes University Survey
Foxbury Farm Open Day
What Next? The Vicar’s Story – The Reverend Lloyd talks to Linda Mills
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Bampton – forthcoming events
Society for the Protection of Bampton
Letters to the Editor
Wedding notices – Bill Redpath and Susie Fifoot and Linda Amos and Karl Scarff
Bampton Youth Club
West Oxfordshire Drug Reference Group
Bampton Environmental Watch Group
100 years old on 9 July 1997, Mrs Nellie Brooks
Notice Board
Bampton Bridge Club
The Bampton Bush Centre
The Children’s Society
The Victoria County History
Bampton Welfare Trust
Used Cards Wanted to help ‘The Vine’ a centre for unemployed, depressed, homeless and unhappy people
Bampton Methodist Church
Yoga in Bampton
Bridge Classes at The Bush Centre
Bampton Youth Centre
Bampton Women’s Institute
Bampton Gardening Club
Amnesty International
Step-Out – group to help increase self-confidence
Bampton Exhibition Foundation
Bampton British Legion
West Oxfordshire Conservative Association
Bampton School, articles produced by Year 5 (Mrs Newman’s class)
Friends of Bampton School
Morris Dancer of the Year – Luke Fowler
The Bampton Playgroup
Architecture around Bampton, written and drawn by Gilbert Marsh – new houses in Pembroke Place
The Beam’s Pet Choice, ‘Puddin’ by Louise Gray
Macmillan Cancer Relief, Bampton, Faringdon and Carterton Committee
What’s Been and What’s to Come? Elderly people sign, April Fool joke, Easter Bonnet Parade, Pumpkin Club’s Annual Street Fair, The Shirt Race, The Donkey Derby, May Garlands, The Morris Dancers
Gardening Life by Jo Lewington
The Cotswold Wardens
Letters to Auntie Beam
Don’t Suffer in Silence – domestic violence help
Oxfords Women’s Aid
Victim Support
Housing Rights Centre
Citizens Advice Bureau
Oxford Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre
Samaritans
Rat of the Month – the person who pinched a full bottle of coins that belonged to The Pumpkin Club from the Romany bar and replaced with an empty one
West Oxfordshire Arts Association New and Events
Feathers in Bampton’s Artistic Hat by Margaret Bruce-Mitford
Fiddlers and Feet Workshop
Young Calligraphers
The Food Page by Gilly French
Crossword
The Morris Clown Pub Saved by Jonathan Phillips
Pumpkin Club Bingo
Diary of Forthcoming Events
Support Bampton Facilities – Use Them or Lose Them Campaign

LIST OF ADVERTIZERS
G A J Soame & Associates, planning consultancy, architectural and property services
Andrew Bowman, Master Thatcher
Chennells, hairdressers
Grey Gables Garage
Farmington Stone
Community Care
Edby Vines, producers of English Wines and Vine Suppliers
Market Square Garage
N Woodley, building maintenance
The Appliance Doctor
Philippa Rayne, osteopath, Lesley Mellin, reflexologist/aromatherapist, Fional Geary, physiotherapist
E Taylor & Son, funeral directors
Adrian Dunsby, carpenter
J Temple, hardware, DIY, Fancy Goods and Toys
Curtain Choice
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmie’s Newsagents
R Cooper, builders, carpenters, joinery, painters, general repairs and dry stone walling
The Pitstop and Oxford Carb Services
Bubbles dog grooming
Danetree veterinary surgeons
Londis community shop
The Romany Inn
A Simmonds, the old fashioned village store
Electric Vehicles Ltd
Abbey Properties, estate agents

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