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WODC vows to fight the study showing that the area should build 13,000

  • BCA - 2021.3002
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  • August 2014

Witney Gazette August 2014. WODC vows to fight the study showing that the area should build 13,000.
The council in August 2014 was still updating its local plan and that has left the whole area open to speculators to build large estates in areas that are known by locals to flood and where local doctors' surgeries are already so full it can take 3 weeks to get an appointment.
There is far more detail in the article.

Janet Rouse

'No win no fee' policy of a developer behind plans for more than 700 homes

  • BCA - 2021.2585
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  • December 10th 2014

Campaigners have condemned the xo-called 'no win no fee' policy of a developer behind plans for more than 700 homes on sites across Oxfordshire. 446 are planned for sites in West Oxfordshire. Sites are in Witney and Bampton.

Bampton Community Archive

Sundown Cottage sold for £2,100

  • BCA - 2021.2574
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  • c1960

This envelope and cutting were lent to the Archive by Freda Bradley. Sundown Cottage was in the grounds of Prospect, the house immediately in front of you as you walk down the lane past the south side of the Grammar School. Mr & Mrs Rose bought it and they bought Prospect. The little cottage was later removed.
We don't know why Freda brought the envelope with the cutting; sadly whoever she lent it to didn't record that

Bampton Community Archive

1 and 2 Mill Green before their extension

  • BCA - 2021.2565
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  • 1981 (Creation)

These little cottages have been extended over the years but seen here, Nos 1 and 2 Mill Green are in their original petite state. A snowy time after Christmas 1981

Bampton Community Archive

Sundown Cottage, Sanford Lane

  • BCA - 2021.2563
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  • early twentieth century

Freda Bradley lent this to the Archive to copy and we believe she is talking about her Grampy owning Sundown Cottage at one time.
In the 1960s it was purchased by Bernard Rose along with Sandfords where he and wife Molly lived and he demolished the old cottage.

Bampton Community Archive

Fleur de Lys hair salon 1970s

  • BCA - 2021.2551
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  • 1970s

In the 1970s Fleur de Lys was a hair salon owned by Margaret Roberts. It is in Bushey Row. There were several owners after Margaret and it was later a video rental shop, a shop selling twee things for gardeners and a Physiotherapy Centre. Now it sells pottery (2021)

Bampton Community Archive

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