Item BCA - 2020.2499 - The Bampton Beam April 1996

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BCA - 2020.2499


The Bampton Beam April 1996


  • April 1996 (Creation)

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pdf of 13 pages

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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:-

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
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

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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