- 1968 (Creation)
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These 9 newspaper cuttings are all from 1968. The topics covered include
Deputy county surveyor faces a barrage of complaints including roadworks in the Market Square, Village green areas being used as dumping grounds, badly sighted new road signs, 19 council houses had been built in Bampton.
Michael Pickard, younger son of Mr & Mrs Pickard of Knapps Farm, is off to Russia with his bride Elizabeth Hart after their honeymoon in Malta with his work for ICI with regard to a new fibre plant.
Theft of a Jaguar in Bampton and the collection box in the Jubilee Inn with money for Bampton's OAPs and £65 from Albert Coles of St Mary's Trailer Court.
Bampton Town football club reached the final of the Fred Ford Memorial Cup
Basic reports from St Mary's, the Bingo club, Darby & Joan club, British Legion, Baptist church and the NSPCC
Work has started on building Lavender Place Flats on the site of the farmyard of Home Farm, the farmhouse being on High Street and recently (2018) renamed Leat House which is a great shame as it's history has been lost with the name change.
Bampton Youth Club re-opens with new leader Mr Michael Yeo
Wedding of Daphne Jackson to Allan Pullin.
George Dafter awarded Imperial Service Medal from the Post Office, he retired and he celebrated his 65th birthday.