Item BCA - 2020.2507 - The Bampton Beam August 2000

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BCA - 2020.2507


The Bampton Beam August 2000


  • August 2000 (Creation)

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pdf of 18 pages

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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:-

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
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
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
Town Hall bookings
Re-cycling banks
Diary of Forthcoming Events
Minor Injuries Unit at Witney Community Hospital

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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