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The Bampton Beam April 1997

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The Bampton Beam used to be produced and given to every household three times a year. This issue is from April 1997. Articles covered and advertisers are:-

BAMPTON BEAM APRIL 1997
ARTICLES AND NOTICES
Yes To The Pavilion – vote on plans to build a pavilion for the Bampton Recreation Ground has come out strongly in favour of the scheme
Geoffrey and Joan Fowler – a personal tribute by Dor Thompson
Bampton Village Hall – redecoration and annual spring clean
Images of Bampton – all 700 copies were sold by Christmas
The news from Bampton 100 years ago – extracts from The Faringdon Advertizer selected by Simon Garrett
Bampton Bill by Andy– cartoon
33 years a Bampton fireman by Fenella Gray - retirement of Sub-Officer Tom Papworth
Society for the Protection of Bampton
Aston Pottery – Jane and Stephen Baughan
Before Bampton – the emerging story by John Blair. The Bampton Research Project
The Beam in the 50’s by Kate Wylie
The Base in the Bush – an introduction to our RAF Station by the new Officer Commanding Squadron Leader M P Aleandri
What do 81 Signals Unit get up to in Bampton?
The Story of Lavender Place
Meals on Wheels comes of age by Jean Howell
Thames Valley Police by Constable Phil Bennett
The Recreation Ground
Bampton under 9’s football team
Bampton Boys Football Club
Bampton Tennis Club
Golf practice
Archery
Bampton-in-the-Bush Cricket Club
Witney and District Carers Club
West Oxfordshire Citizen Advocacy
Oxford Rural Community Council
Business Link
Foxbury Farm
Society for the Protection of Bampton
The Burford Singers
Bampton Parish Council
Latest on the Appraisal
“Cheers! here’s to Bob and Ursula Booth” – retirement after more than ten years at the Romany Inn
Bampton Pumpkin Club
Bampton Welfare Trust
The Royal British Legion Women’s Section
Bampton Environmental Watch Group
Cancer Research Campaign
Women’s Institute
Bampton Youth Club
What’s Been and What’s to Come? Events
Bampton Conservative Association Burns Night Supper
Bampton Gardening Club – list of trips, outings etc.
The S.P.A.J.E.R.s – events
May Garlands
Morris Dancers
Architecture around Bampton, written and drawn by Gilbert Marsh
Millennium Celebrations – Monuments or ?
Letters to the Editor
Out of Work Farmer Turned Agricultural Correspondent by Don Rouse
Letters to Auntie Beam
Bampton Summer Opera – Don Giovanni by Guiseppe Gazzianiga
Bye Bye to Ray the Bus and Hola Pepe - Number 19 bus drivers
West Oxfordshire Arts Association News and Events
Highlights of the Past Calendar by Margaret Bruce-Mitford
News of Members and Future Plans
Announcement of the death of Frances Denne, Arts Co-ordinator
New Chairman of Parish Council – David Hawkins
Spring is in the air – by Christine Pope
The Beam’s pet choice – Cats by Linda Mills
A Tribute to Miss Hobbs by Fenella Gray
Campanologists celebrate 50 years - Graham Taylor and Terry Rouse. Ted Dixey reached his 50th jubilee in 1995
The Food Page by Gilly French
The Crossword
Directory of Forthcoming Events
Bampton Directory 1997

LIST OF ADVERTIZERS
Philippa Rayne, osteopath, Lesley Mellin, reflexologist and aromatherapist and Fiona Geary, physiotherapist
Adrian Dunsby, carpenter
Grey Gables Garage
Curtain Choice
The Trout at Tadpole Bridge
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmie’s Newsagents
Danetree Veterinary Surgeons
Castle Wines
Community Care
CSW Picture Framers
The Appliance Doctor
N Woodley, Building Maintenance
Market Square Garage
Burford Computer Centre
E Taylor & Son, funeral directors
J Temple, Hardware, DIY, Fancy Goods and Toys
Andrew Bowman, Master Thatcher
Bubbles dog grooming
CTG “What is Love” - An evening of music, song and verse
The Pitstop motoring service and Oxford Carb Services
Chennells hairdressers
Secretarial Services – S Garrett
Farmington Stone
Carterton open air heated swimming pools
A Simmonds, the old-fashioned village store
Electric Vehicles Ltd
The Romany Inn
Abbey Properties, estate agents
R Cooper, builders, painters, carpentry, joinery, specialists in dry stone walling

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The Bampton Beam April 1996

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  • April 1996

The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and given to every household. This issue is from April 1996 and the list of topics covered and advertisers are:-

ARTICLES AND NOTICES
Bush Centre saved, five year plan
Meet the new vicar – Revd David Lloyd and his wife Jenny
District Councillor, Jonathan Phillips says Oxfordshire County Council is threatening to sell The Paddocks for private housing
New editorial board for The Bampton Beam, Editor Fenella Gray
Friends of St Mary’s Bampton, fundraising report and forthcoming events
The Society for the Protection of Bampton and Bampton Recreation Ground Trust
The News from Bampton 100 years ago, extracts from The Faringdon quire by Simon Garrett
Squire’s Final Jig – Francis Shergold retires in his 61st year of Morris Dancing
Bampton Railway (the East Gloucestershire Branch) by Major R A Colville
Bampton Recreation Ground, multi-sports court, tennis club and the Pavilion – when, how and costs?
Ask a Policeman
Bradford and Bingley Christmas Prize Draw – winner Bernard Hitchman
The Thames Path, Britain’s next National Trail, the British Trust for Conservation Volunteers
Bampton Environmental Watch Group
Bampton W.I.
Letters to Auntie Beam
Notice Board
Bampton in Old Photographs – book to be published in summer 1996
Bampton Gardening Club
Bampton Conservative Association AGM
Ann Manly’s print – The Shillbrook Ford, Bampton - limited edition print sold in aid of Friends of St Mary’s
Cancer Research Campaign, Bampton Branch, forthcoming events
Bampton Welfare Trust
The Royal British Legion, Women’s Section
Bampton Village Hall, remedial work to cure damp problem completed
Bampton ‘250’ Club
Burford School – Fun Night for all the family
Bampton Pumpkin Club
Bampton Youth Club
S.P.A.J.E.R.S
The Burford Singers, concert with The Cotswold Chamber Orchestra, Good Friday 5 April 1996
Lions Cotswold Motor Fair, Sunday 19 May 1996
Architecture around Bampton, written and drawn by Gilbert Marsh (The Old Cottage, Bell Lane, Bampton)
Gardening Column by Bill Carr – Cuttings
Photograph of tenth birthday party of the Bampton Beam
The Bampton Directory
Letters to the Editor
Bampton Parish Council News
Arts Page – West Oxfordshire Arts Association, Members Spring Exhibition, 21 April to 12 May, ‘Darling Buds of May’
The Food Page by Gilly French
Bampton Primary School – Yenworthy 1996, contributions by Sophie Hoy, Jenny Morris, Charlotte Daw, David Llsmer and Louisa Howard
Bampton Youth Club news. Drama Attack – a new drama group, Bampton Acts.
Regional Rock and Pop Quiz at Caroll Youth Centre, Winchester
National Music Festival, local bands Freefall and Phil and Dave Trio
Our Church by Bishop Paul Burrough
Volunteer Link-up
Crossword

LIST OF ADVERTIZERS
Electric Vehicles Ltd
Farmington Stone Company
Midland Bank
Curtain Choice
Danetree Veterinary Surgeons
Community Care
Bubbles dog grooming
Andrew Bowman, master thatcher
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmie’s newsagents
J Temple, hardware, DIY, fancy goods & toys
The Appliance Doctor
Abbey Properties
CSW Picture Framers, Aston
Castle Wines
Health Matters
A Tisket-a-Tasket
Eastern Cuisine
Grey Gables Garage
N Woodley, building maintenance
E Taylor & Son, funeral directors
A Simmonds, the old-fashioned village store
The Romany Inn
The Pitstop, complete motoring service
Philippa Rayne osteopath and Lesley Mellin, reflexologist and aromatherapist
R Cooper, builders, painters, carpentry, joinery, general repairs and dry stone walling
Ironing tel: 851182
Gardening and Painter, Roger West
Alpha Print (Oxon) Ltd

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The Bampton Beam April 2001

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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 April 2001. The topics covered and the advertisers include :-

ARTICLES AND NOTICES
Bampton Fire Service – Once Again It’s Crew It Or Lose It
Retirement after 30 years – Sub-Officer Brian Kew receives his long service certificate from Station Officer Nick Bateman
Thank you from the Pearce Family
Bampton Village Hall
Bampton 250 Club
Friends of St Mary’s, Supper, Wine and Music
Grant for Repairs
Magpie Lane Concert
Bampton Parish Council News
Dumping in local lay-bys
Council Tax Increases
Kebab Van in Market Square
Bampton Website
Part-time Groundsman required for Recreation Ground
Town Hall repairs
Jubilee Appeal
Death of Iris Humphries
The Bampton Beat by PC Steve Patrick
A Glimpse of Old Bampton by Alan Hardy, Oxford Archaeological Unit
The Jubilee Inn
International Day of Culture
Letters and emails to the Editor
Bampton Women’s Institute
Let the Women Come Forward – Memorial to the Women of World War 2
Children’s Cookery Hits Bampton – The Gingerbread Kitchen
West Oxfordshire Citizen Advocacy
Volunteer Advisers Wanted
Volunteer Link-up
The Carers Centre
Useful telephone numbers
Age Concern, Oxfordshire
Bampton Environmental Watch Group by Margaret Bruce-Mitford
Grant through Oxfordshire Rural Transport Partnership Delegate Fund
The Oxfordshire Youth Mentoring Scheme
Bampton Millennium Motorcycle Club by Dick Turpin
Bike Path Update by Jo Lewington
Grand Plant Sale
The Chain Reaction Cycling Club
The Farmers’ Market – local produce stall
Bampton Recreation Ground – Fixtures 2001 Season
The Pavilion
Planting Trees for New Wood
Bampton Youth Football Club
Bampton Tennis Club
Bampton Archery Club
Bampton-in-the-Bush Cricket Club
Short Mat Bowls
A Visit to Bampton School by Jo Lewington
Bampton Primary School and the Junior Church by Mrs M Battersby
Thank you from Alan Dunbar
Notice Board
Bampton Bridge Club
The Bush Centre
Recycling
Bampton Welfare Trust
Bampton Exhibition Foundation
Bampton Badminton Club
Community Lunches
The Burford Singers
Short Courses in Information Technology at Oxford Brookes University
Bampton Ladies Group
Cancer Research Campaign
Raising the Roof for Sobell by Keith G Share
Joining up and Joining In – grant scheme launched by Save the Children
Youth Club
Bike Path News
Out of Work Farmer Turned Agricultural Correspondent by Don Rouse
The Spajers by Don Rouse
West Oxfordshire Farmers’ Market
Society for the Protection of Bampton
Bikepath Project Produce and Plant Sale
Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust
Living Churchyard and Cemetery Project
Gardeners Wildlife Challenge
Sustainable Living
Community Conservation Project
Bampton Pumpkin Club, the Annual Weigh-in and Auction
The Gardening Page by Edie Bindweed
The Gardening Club News
Coffee Mornings and Forthcoming Trips
Spliterati -01 - A World First for Bampton by Ann Norman
Bampton Library and Robert Vesey Room
Bampton Classical Opera by Gilly French
The Alan Clarke Challenge – Photo Competition
The Cookery Corner by Gilly French
West Ox Arts, A Sense of Peace, Artweeks and Captured Light
Workshops
Mosaic News
WOA Highlights by Margaret Bruce-Mitford
Start-Up and Expansion Rate Relief Grants – West Oxfordshire District Council
Crossword
Minor Injuries Unit at Witney Community Hospital
Bampton Websites
Town Hall Bookings
The Annual Street Fair
Great Shirt Race
Donkey Derby
Morris Dancing and Craft Fair

LIST OF ADVERTIZERS
Domino Menswear, Witney
R Cooper, Builders, Painters, Decorators, Carpentry, Joinery, Dry Stone Walling
The Standlake Garage
Abbey Properties, Estate Agents
Cotswold Electronics, TV, Video, Audio and Microwave repairs
Bampton Fax Bureau and Emmies Newsagents
Electric Vehicles Ltd
George Williams – Carpenter and Home Improver
Grey Gables Garage, Curbridge
Londis, Community Shop
Pellmans Solicitors
Oxford Double Glazing
Community Care
The Appliance Doctor
E Taylor & Son, Funeral Directors
The Pitstop and Oxford Carb Services
The Robert and Doris Watts Residential and Nursing Home
Temples, DIY, Ironmongery, Paint, Wood, Cement, Sand, Gravel, Toys, Gifts, Candles, Gardening Equipment, Seeds and Compost
Don Rouse Cars
Profiles, Hairdressers
Philippa Rayne, osteopath, Fiona Farmer, physiotherapist, Lesley Mellin, reflexologist and aromatherapist
Danetree, veterinary surgeons, Faringdon
Curtain Choice
Andrew Bowman, Master Thatcher
The Gingerbread Kitchen, cookery classes for 4 year olds upwards
Wychwood Design, Brize Norton
Angie Bell, Ceramics, Picture & Frame Restoration
Patrick Strainge, Butchers
Theatre Express Performing Arts Schools and Theatre Company
N J Woodley, Building Maintenance
A Simmonds, The Old-Fashioned Village Store
Argosy Blinds

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The Bampton Beam August 1996

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The Bampton Beam used to be produced 3 times a year. This issue is from August 1996. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-

ARTICLES AND NOTICES
Circling the Square – one-way system for the Market Square. Beauty versus Business and What do you want? Artist’s impression of what the Market Square could look like in the future
Bampton Village Hall
Friends of St Mary’s, Bampton, annual accounts, benefactors and friends, series of illustrated talks, open gardens
Bampton Village Appraisal 1995/96 update
News from Bampton 100 years ago – extracts from the Faringdon Advertiser selected by Simon Garrett
May Bank Holiday and Whitsun Bank Holiday, Pumpkin Club Street Fair, May Queen Anna Beckett and attendants Jenny Thorpe and Kerry Anderson
S.P.A.J.E.R.S 44th Original Shirt Race
The May Garland by Ruth Wheeler
Bampton Morris Dancers
The Carer’s Centre (North and West Oxon)
On Being a Carer by Mary Lynne Winship
Community Care Notes
Local Health Care – focus on Witney Community Hospital
OXDOC - new out of hours GP service
League of Friends
The Willows social day centre
Bampton Fair by Fenella Gray
Bampton Environmental Watch Group
Bampton Parish Council News
Help Protect Bampton – the Society for the Protection of Bampton
Buses to Witney and Carterton
Bampton Youth Club
Witney Road Runners Junior Section
Bampton Summer Opera
District Council News
Images of Bampton – old photographs of Bampton to be published September 1996
Bampton Recreation Ground and Multi-sport club
Letters to the Editor
Architecture around Bampton written and drawn by Gilbert March, sketch of house in Bridge Street, Bampton
Bampton butcher Patrick Strainge helps Blind Dogs Society
Bampton W.I. 75th anniversary 1996 – garden party held in garden of Mr and Mrs Edwin Lee
Notice Board
Bampton Youth Centre
Bampton Ladies Group
Bampton Welfare Trust
Bampton Pumpkin Club
S.P.A.J.E.R.S
Bampton Traditional Morris Dancers
Bampton Environmental Watch Group
The Abingdon Crafts Festival
Bampton Bush Centre
Bampton Bridge Club
St Mary’s Flower Festival
The Children’s Society
Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund
The Royal British Legion
Brize Norton Village Playgroup
Bampton Boys Football Club
Bampton Tennis Club
The View from Sunny Jamaica – Joan Samuda talks to Linda Mills
Thames Valley Police, by Bill Oddy
Bampton Horticultural Society and Bampton Gardening Club, Bampton Annual Show, Saturday 7 September 1996
Letters to Auntie Beam
Bampton Primary School stories of things that grow by Ieuan List, Robyn Williams, Jessica Day, Jessica Ritchie, Simon Griffiths and Kirsty Curtis.
Bampton Youth Club news, Bampton Acts Drama Group and National Music Festival
Arts Page, West Oxfordshire Arts Association Exhibition of WOAA’s Summer Photographic Competition, Heritage Open Days, Wordplay Group and workshops
Venice Revisited – Dennis Harrison and Ann Manly
The Food Page by Gilly French
Crossword

LIST OF ADVERTIZERS
Market Square Garage
Electric Vehicles Ltd
Farmington Stone Company
Midland Bank
Curtain Choice
Danetree Veterinary Surgeons
Secretarial Services, S Garrett
Community Care
Bubbles dog grooming
Andrew Bowman, master thatcher
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmie’s newsagents
J Temple, hardware, DIY, fancy goods & toys
The Appliance Doctor
Abbey Properties
CSW Picture Framers, Aston
Castle Wines
Grey Gables Garage
N Woodley, building maintenance
E Taylor & Son, funeral directors
A Simmonds, the old-fashioned village store
The Romany Inn
The Pitstop, complete motoring service
Mark Kent – carpets, vinyl and general flooring
Philippa Rayne osteopath and Lesley Mellin, reflexologist and aromatherapist
R Cooper, builders, painters, carpentry, joinery, general repairs and dry stone walling
Alpha Print (Oxon) Ltd
The Mentmore Crafts Festival

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The Bampton Beam August 1997

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  • August 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

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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

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The Bampton Beam August 2000

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  • August 2000

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 2001

  • BCA - 2021.2509
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  • August 2001

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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Documents relating to Bampton Among Archives of D&C in Exeter, compiles by Lloyd Hughes Owens

  • BCA - 2017.687
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  • 1247 - 1963

These are a collection of records compiled by Lloyd Hughes Owens and cover many aspects of local life and people. 1247 local tithes; 1275 extract from Quo Warranto Roll concerning tenures; 1288 Bond of obligation to pay rent for Vicars' house; 1262 Grant of land in Chimney; 1307-8 Confirmation of the rights of the D & C to manorial privilege in Bampton; 1318 Composition concerning common pasture; 1308-19 Records in suit - depositions of witnesses etc - concerning the tithes of Standlake and concerning the burial of the people of Standlake in Bampton parish church; 1360 Judgement in a suit against the chaplain of Standlake; 1406 Memoranda about the burials of the people of Standlake and Herdwyck away from Bampton parish church; 1445 Copy of an earlier grant, exemplified by Edmund Lacy, bishop of Exeter by the Bishop of Lincoln of portions of the parish church of Bampton to the D & C of Exeter; mid 15th century Draft letter recommending Richard Daber as Vicar of Bampton; late 15th century Group of letters about the manor of Bampton, addressed to the bailiff of the manor; 1503-4 Reference to the rebuilding of the chancel of Bampton church; Repairs made in 1496 at a cost of £20 in the accounts spread over 20 years; late 15th century? Reference to a suit between the Earl of Shrewsbury and the D & C concerning common of pasture in Bampton; 1670 Certificate by Bishop of Oxford re William Hodge's resignation of the vicarage; 1691 Receipt by Mr Veysey for the court rolls of Bampton. There is much more information in this collection of papers.

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