Item BCA - 2020.2501 - The Bampton Beam August 1997

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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 :-

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
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
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
The Morris Clown Pub Saved by Jonathan Phillips
Pumpkin Club Bingo
Diary of Forthcoming Events
Support Bampton Facilities – Use Them or Lose Them Campaign

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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