Series BCA - 2021.2730 - The Bampton Beam March 2008

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BCA - 2021.2730


The Bampton Beam March 2008


  • March 2008 (Creation)

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pdf of 25 pages

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The Bampton Beam used to be produced three times a year and given free to every household. This issue is from March 2008. The topics covered and advertisers include :-

Bampton Post Office to Stay Open by Martin Barrett
Flooding…and what is being done by David Hawkins, Bampton Parish Council
Annual Parish Meeting to take place on Wednesday 23 April at 7.30 pm in the Village Hall with draft agenda
Easter Services at St Mary’s Bampton, Methodist Chapel, Bampton and St Joseph’s RC Church, Carterton
Bampton Village Hall
Bampton ‘250’ Club list of winners
Bampton Village Hall Hire Charges
Movies on the Move in Bampton Village Hall
Christmas Services at St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Carterton
Bampton Parish Council News by Brenda Sapsford, Clerk to the Parish Council
Mercury Court Playing Field
Public Toilet
Use it or Lose it – Old School Building and Bush Centre Site
Recreation Ground, Buckland Road
Flood Issues Update, Bampton
Environment Agency Flood Reviews July 2007, Brize Norton, Clanfield and Bampton Executive Summary
District Council Report by Mark Booty, WODC
Planning applications can now be scrutinised online
Bigger, better household recycling for Witney
Bampton Welfare Trust
County Council Report by Don Seale, Oxfordshire County Council
Briefing Paper for County Councillors Introduction
Action taken to date – reviews
Identifying responsibilities
Flood alleviation schemes
Critical Infrastructure
What Oxfordshire County Council is doing
News from Bampton C of E Primary School by Alison Bardsley
Christmas at Bampton School
Christmas Plays
Christmas Puddings and Calendars
Christmas Plates
Christmas Fair
Yenworthy 2008 – with photographs
Enhancing our School Grounds
Music at Bampton School
Thomas Leeb: World Renowned Guitarist
A Sailing we all went one day…
Bampton Junior Church and dates for following months
Forthcoming Events
News from Burford School by Mary Alcock
WOBA (West Oxfordshire Book Award)
Specialist Status as a Technology College
Building Update Phase 3
Burford Hosts Argentinians
Diary Notes
A Village Nativity by Suzy Robinson - with photograph
Letters and emails to the Editor
Bampton Environmental Watch Group by Ralph Norman, Chairman
Bampton’s Loss – death announcements for Mrs Lucy Slatter and Mrs Hughes-Owen
May Garlands by Ruth Wheeler – Monday 26 May
Easter Bonnet Parade and Raffle – Saturday 22 March in The Talbot
Bampton Archive Exhibitions – The Architectural and Historical Features of Bampton, DVDs in the Dark and Omniferous Collett’s special car and other Bampton vehicles
The SPAJERs Big Spring Clearout, Sunday 4 May 2008
The Annual Grand Plant Sale – Monday 26 May at Eagle House, Church View, Bampton
Morris Dancing Day – Monday 26 May
SPAJERs News by Don Rouse
Bonfire Night
Josie’s Draw
The Mummers
Quiz Night
Bampton Village Garage Sale
Future Events
Aroma Stress Buster – As Seen on TV – with photo of Gary Gummer
Important Shirt Race Warning
56th Bampton Shirt Race, Saturday 24 May
Notice Board
Bampton Bush Club
Bampton Zimbabwe Project
The Children’s Society
Bampton Junior Church
Clanfield Historical Society by David Slack
Old Birthday Cards
Quiz Night in aid of the RNLI Sunday 16 March – Langdale Hall, Witney
Bampton Drop-In
Online Directory for Children, Young People and Families
Book Banks
Friends of St Mary’s
Barn Dance with the Woodpecker Band in aid of the Church Roof Appeal, Friday 6 June
Bingo Night for Cancer Research UK – Burwell Hall Witney, Friday 7 March
New Coffee House for Bampton – with photographs
Kidney Research UK – London Bridge Walk, Sunday 6 July 2008
The Art of Recycling
Jean Perrott
Abingdon College City and Guilds Stitched Textiles
Hooked Rag Rug
Digital Photography
Recycling Workshop for Children
Life Class
Robert Vesey Room at Bampton Library
2008 Bluebell Walk Campaign – Sponsored Short Walk Saturday 20 April 2008, Badbury Woods, near Faringdon
Bampton Library
Community Walking Group Success – Bampton Saturday Striders – proceeds to St Mary’s Church roof appeal
Citizens’ Advice Bureau
Victim Support
Volunteer Link-up
Over 60s Bus Pass
Bampton Recreation Ground
Bampton Town Football Club Committee
Bampton Weightlifting Club
Bampton Badminton Club
Bampton Archery Club
The Horseshoe Football Club Sunday League Football
A Very Important Notice if You Use the Recreation Ground – Using the Skatepark and Insurance Liabilities
The Pavilion
The Waiting Game – foster carers needed
Out of Work Farmer Turned Agricultural Correspondent by Don Rouse
Bampton Baby & Toddler Club by Angela Irvin
Society for the Protection of Bampton
Anchor Staying Put
Calendar of Events
West Oxfordshire District Council Environmental Services Holiday Refuse and Recycling Collection
Town Hall Bookings

N J Woodley, building maintenance
The Morris Clown
Wheelgate House Bed and Breakfast
A Simmonds, The Old-Fashioned Village Store
Andrew Bowman, Master Thatcher
Tony Hughes, scissor sharpening
Andrew Money Paint Services
Carl Thompson Plumbing
Legal Advice Direct - Solicitors
The Pitstop and Oxford Carb Services
Country Markets – Masonic Hall, Witney
The Robert and Doris Watts Residential & Nursing Home, Carterton
Domino Menswear, Witney
R Cooper, Builders, Painters, Decorators, Carpentry, Joinery, Dry Stone Walling
The Standlake Garage
Aston Community Bus
Roger Kerswill, Photography
Curtain Choice
The Post Office
Mayfield & Guy Building Contractors Ltd
Abingdon Air & Country Show Sunday 4 May 2008, Abingdon Airfield/Dalton Barracks
John Townsend, Driver Training
S J Radband Haulage Ltd
Bampton Coffee House
The Plough Inn, Clanfield
Relics of Witney Ltd
Cotswold Bed & Breakfast
N Nurden Motor Body Repairs
Foot Health Practitioner – Belinda Billinge
Bampton Physiotherapy and Associates
Pellmans, solicitors, Eynsham
Oxford Double Glazing, Summertown, Oxford
S J Cooper, general builders
Systems & Solutions – computer shop
Patrick Strainge, Butchers
The Horseshoe Inn
Bampton Cars
GG Equestrian – Tack Shop
Riverford Organic Vegetable Boxes
TVE Local Hire Centre – East Challow
Piggott’s School of Dance
Martin Drew, Podiatrist/Chiropodist
The Appliance Doctor
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmies Newsagents
The Leofric Smith – Welding Services
Danetree, veterinary surgeons, Faringdon
Healing with Homeopathy, Margaret Chanter
The Bampton Clinic
Animals at Home – Complete Pet Service
Grey Gables Garage
The Cotton Club
Grange Photographic
Fred Olsen Cruises
Aston Repair Depot
The Romany Inn
Spring Hair and Beauty
Steve Milsom, Painting and Decorating
AC Smart Tiling
Carpet Options, Witney
Bampton Garage
The Coach House, College Farm B&B
E Taylor & Son, Funeral Directors, Carterton
Bojangles Hairdressers
W and W Property Maintenance
Comp Tech Computer Services
Ferndale Preparatory School, Faringdon
Marc Smith Kitchen Designers Oxfordshire
Body Talk
Parallel Line – Barbers
Electric Vehicles Ltd

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