Series BCA - 2021.2599 - The Bampton Beam August 2003

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BCA - 2021.2599


The Bampton Beam August 2003


  • August 2003 (Creation)

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pdf of 21 pages

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The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and a copy given to every household. This issue is from August 2003. The topics covered and the advertisers include :-

Bampton Market Square Phase 2 Improvements by Graham Haslam, Bampton Parish Council
Bampton Village Hall
The AGM of the Village Hall
Bampton ‘250’ Club list of winners 2003/2004
The Bampton Directory 2003
Bampton Parish Council News by David Hawkins, Chairman
New Road Housing
Skatepark Safety
Flooding Prevention
Allotments Available
Broad Street Parking
Traffic Calming Build Outs
HGV Traffic
Tower Hill Tournament
Future Projects on the Recreation Ground
New Street Lights
Use of Pavilion
Minute Secretary
District Council Business
Local Plan – New Road by District Councillor Jonathan Phillips
District Council Elections by District Councillor Mark Booty
Local Plan – New Road
Affordable Housing
Local Employment
Bampton Welfare Trust
Coronary Care Unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Coffee Morning
Broadband 4 Bampton – Broadband Campaign in Bampton Gets Under Way
Bampton Library is not just a Library
The Carers Centre
Citizens Advice Bureau
Imagine – Oxfordshire Parent Partnership
Volunteer Reading Help
Volunteer Link-up
Age Concern – Oxfordshire City and County
Osteopathy at the Bampton Clinic
Spurgeon’s Child Care – International Christian Voluntary Agency
Letter and emails to the Editor
Bampton Blues by Frank Stanger
Fond Memories of Arthur Gerring
West Oxfordshire Conservative Association
The May Garlands and Nostalgia and the New (photos)
Remembrance Sunday 9 November 2003
The Bush Club Needs You!
Notice Board
Bampton Welfare Trust
Bampton Footpath Map
St Mary’s Church
Bampton Youth Centre
Old Birthday Cards
The Children’s Society
Bampton Exhibition Foundation
Cancer Research Bampton Branch
The Bush Club
Out and About – photos of Annual Pumpkin Club Street Fair, The Gardening Club Goes Dutch, visits to the Bulb Fields at Keukenhof and The Great Old Sailing Ships Regatta at Volendam
The Spajers’ Great Annual Shirt Race
Morris Dancing Day
Next Major Event – The Spajers’ Donkey Derby – August Bank Holiday Monday
Bampton French Book Club
Bampton Bridge Club
Bampton Ladies Group
Talent Show – Bampton Pre-School
Bampton Zimbabwe Project
Bampton Composer Richard Wilkins’ Work Featured in Music Festival
Useful Telephone Numbers
What Goes Around, Comes Around by Don Rouse – Bampton Weightlifting Club
The Bampton Recreation Ground
The Sports Roadshow Hits Bampton for the Summer
Recreation Ground Sporting Facilities
Other Sporting Activities
The Pavilion
Bampton-in-the-Bush Cricket Club fixtures
The Gardening Club News
Gardening Club Summer Show Cup Winners
Results of ‘Bampton Only’ Competition
Out of Work Farmer Turned Agricultural Correspondent by Don Rouse
SPAJERs New by Don Rouse
Don’s Last Bash – Barn Dance with the Bampton Dance Band 18 October 2003
Society for the Protection of Bampton
Bampton Environmental Watch Group by Ralph Norman
Traffic Calming
Loss of Elephant & Castle
Footpath Map
Social Evening – 31 July 2003
Future Planning and Next Meeting
Forest Fayre, Shipton-under-Wychwood
Ragwort – now is the time to act!
West Ox Arts
All Stitched Up – a Celebration of 20 years of Buttercross Quilters
Recollections – recent work by Celia Forrest and Ian Simpson
Judith Yarrow and Liz Teall
Excursions and Lectures – West Oxon Decorative and Fine Arts Society
OUDCE & WEA Literature Class
Gallery Life Drawing Classes
Aspects of Blenheim by Kerry and Andrew Forkner
Robert Vesey Room Exhibitions – Calligraphy by the Windrush and Bampton Childhood
The Cookery Corner by Emma Deacon
Town Hall Bookings
A Thank You to Christine McLintock and welcome to Grace Wilkins
Afternoon Concert of Organ Music, Windmill Barn, Clanfield on 21 September 2003
Witney Ladies Rugby
Calendar of Events
WODC Environmental Services Holiday Refuse and Collection Timetable
The Annual Bampton Street Fair 7th – 9th August 2003

Abbey Properties Estate Agents
The Romany Inn
Electric Vehicles Ltd
Domino Menswear, Witney
R Cooper, Builders, Painters, Decorators, Carpentry, Joinery, Dry Stone Walling
The Standlake Garage
Bojangles Hairdressers
Bodytalk, remedial sports massage
Gray’s Taxis
The Morris Clown
Cotswold Bed & Breakfast
The Appliance Doctor
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmies Newsagents
Philippa Rayne, osteopath, Fiona Farmer physiotherapist and Lesley Mellin, reflexologist and aromatherapist
E Taylor & Son, Funeral Directors, Carterton
Curtain Choice
Oxford Double Glazing, Summertown, Oxford
Grey Gables Garage
Londis, community shop
Danetree, veterinary surgeons, Faringdon
N Nurden Motor Body Repairs
P & S Builders
Lynwood Leisure Buildings Ltd
A Bonner, Carpenter/Handyman
Grange Photographic
The Post Office
The Cotton Club
The Horseshoe Inn
Patrick Strainge, Butchers
Don Rouse Cars
The Pitstop and Oxford Carb Services
The Robert and Doris Watts Residential & Nursing Home, Carterton
W I Markets, Masonic Hall, Witney
Logs for sale ring George
Witney Lakes Resort
Pellmans, solicitors, Eynsham
Systems & Solutions – computer shop
N J Woodley, building maintenance
Temples, DIY, Ironmongery, Paint, Wood, Cement, Sand, Gravel, Toys, Gifts and Candles
A Simmonds, The Old-Fashioned Village Store
Andrew Bowman, Master Thatcher
Tony Hughes, scissor sharpening

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