Series BCA - 2021.2729 - The Bampton Beam July 2008

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BCA - 2021.2729


The Bampton Beam July 2008


  • July 2008 (Creation)

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pdf of 28 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 July 2008. The topics covered and the advertisers include:-

Flooding Again – with photographs, Steve Radband clearing culverts and flooding and rubbish in New Road and Ampney Orchard
Bampton Village Hall
Bampton Village Hall Hire Charges
British Legion Poppy Service at The War Memoria, Sunday 9 November
British Legion Poppy Appeal, Volunteers Wanted – by Lynn Shuker
Write a Poem About Bampton – Margery Inkster’s winning poem
A Big Thank You from Susan Phillips to all her Bampton friends for cards and gifts when she was ill
Bampton Parish Council News by Brenda Sapsford, Clerk to the Parish Council
Council Makeup
Mercury Close Playing Field
Old School Building and the Bush Centre
The Post Office
The Fire Station
Update for Bampton Flood Victims
RAF Brize Norton
The Lagoon
Fly Tipping Rates Drop in West Oxfordshire
District Council Takes on Stray Dog Responsibility
Emergency Response Plan – Volunteers Wanted!
Annual Parish Meeting – 23 April Village Hall by Brenda Sapsford
Chairman’s Report for the Year from April 2007 to March 2008
Flooding: Report by David Hawkins
Update by Lawrence King, WODC
Update by EA Representative
Report on Recreation Ground
Police Report
District Councillors’ Report by Martin Barrett
Flooding, Post Offices
County Councillor Report by Don Seale, finances, health and vulnerable people, road safety and speed limits, planning and the Green Belt, Primary School Review, Post Offices
Bampton Welfare Trust
Bampton Exhibition Foundation
Bampton Community Shop
Mercury Close Playing Field
Bampton Baby & Toddler Club – 10th Birthday Teddy Bears’ Picnic Party with photographs
News from Bampton C of E Primary School by Alison Bardsley – with photos, Barn Dance, Saying Goodbye to Mrs Connaughton, school caretaker, Easter Activities, Spring Music Concert at Cokethorpe School.
Wedding – congratulations to teacher Paul Atkins on his marriage to Susie Dent
Sports and Swimming Pool
My Time at Bampton School – a selection of pieces by Year 6 children
Bampton Junior Church
Bampton Pre-School News with photograph and upcoming events
Bampton Recreation Ground
New Storage Shed by Alan Dunbar with photograph
Bampton in the Bush Cricket Club
A Very Important Notice if You Use the Recreation Ground – Using the Skatepark and Insurance Liabilities
Bampton Weightlifting Club
Bampton Badminton Club
Bampton Archery Club
The Horseshoe Football Club Sunday League Football
The Pavilion
The Bampton Archery Club by Jeff Dando with photographs
Letters and emails to the Editor
Letters Notice
Bampton Classical Opera by Gilly French
News from Burford School by Mary Alcock
Bampton Archive Exhibitions
Bampton Environmental Watch Group by Ralph Norman, Chairman
Online Directory for Children, Young People and Families
Bampton Physiotherapy & Associates by Fiona Farmer
Bampton Library
Notice Board
Mercury Court Playing Field by Anna Pitt
Barn Dance at St Mary’s by Suzy Robinson
Makers are you Interested?
The Bampton Bush Club
Out and About – photographs of The Great Annual Shirt Race, May Garlands, St Mary’s Flower Festival and Morris Dancing
Bampton Drop-In
Old Birthday Cards
Exercise Classes – Oxfordshire Age Concern
Bampton Classical Opera – Leonora in The Deanery Garden, 18th and 19th July
Welcommunity – community grants from Cottsway Wecommunity Fund
SPAJERS Donkey Derby Monday 25th August
SPAJERs News by Don Rouse – photograph of Shirt Race
The Great Annual Shirt Race… and the Mystery of the Missing Signs! By Jeff Dando, Treasurer
Great Annual Shirt Race Results
Gardening Club Page
More News from the Gardening Club with dates of trips in 2008
Farming in Bampton by Robert Smith
Anchor Staying Put
Our of Work Farmer – Turned Agricultural Correspondent by Don Rouse
Music in the Abbey – OSJ and OSJ Voices perform in Dorchester Abbey
West Ox Arts
Robert Vesey Room at Bampton Library
Library DVD Review by Toby Hopkins
Bampton Gardening Club Annual Show
Calendar of Events
West Oxfordshire District Council Environmental Services Holiday Refuse and Recycling Collection
Town Hall Bookings

The Bampton Clinic
Grey Gables Garage
Patrick Strainge, Butchers
Martin Drew, Podiatrist/Chiropodist
TVE Local Hire Centre – East Challow
Danetree, veterinary surgeons, Faringdon
Healing with Homeopathy, Margaret Chanter
N J Woodley, building maintenance
The Morris Clown
Wheelgate House Bed and Breakfast
A Simmonds, The Old-Fashioned Village Store
PC Servicing
Tony Hughes, scissor sharpening
Foot Health Practitioner – Belinda Billinge
N Nurden Motor Body Repairs
Upham House Bed & Breakfast
Bampton Tack Shop
Bourton Vale Window Cleaning Services
Pellmans, solicitors, Eynsham
Oxford Double Glazing, Summertown, Oxford
S J Cooper, general builders
Systems & Solutions – computer shop
S J Cooper, general builders
Systems & Solutions – computer shop
Bampton Physiotherapy and Associates
Bampton Cars
John Townsend, Driver Training
Andrew Money Paint Services
Carl Thompson Plumbing
Legal Advice Direct - Solicitors
The Appliance Doctor
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmies Newsagents
E Taylor & Son, Funeral Directors, Carterton
Andrew Bowman, Master Thatcher
W and W Property Maintenance
Comp Tech Computer Services
Carpenters B & B Brize Norton
Ferndale Preparatory School, Faringdon
Riverford Organic Vegetable Boxes
The Plough Inn, Clanfield
GG Equestrian – Tack Shop
The Cotton Club
Grange Photographic
Fred Olsen Cruises
Aston Repair Depot
The Romany Inn
Abbey Properties
Spring Hair and Beauty
Steve Milsom, Painting and Decorating
AC Smart Tiling
Carpet Options, Witney
Marc Smith Kitchen Designers Oxfordshire
The Pitstop and Oxford Carb Services
Country Markets – Masonic Hall, Witney
The Robert and Doris Watts Residential & Nursing Home, Carterton
Roger Kerswill, Photography
Curtain Choice
The Post Office
Mayfield & Guy Building Contractors Ltd
Bampton Coffee House
Body Talk
Parallel Line – Barbers
Electric Vehicles Ltd
Domino Menswear, Witney
R Cooper, Builders, Painters, Decorators, Carpentry, Joinery, Dry Stone Walling
The Standlake Garage
Aston Community Bus
Bampton Garage
The Coach House, College Farm B&B
S J Radband Haulage Ltd

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