- April 1990 (Creation)
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THE BEAM APRIL 1990. VOLUME 5 NO1. THE TOPICS COVERED :-
Morris dancing on Spring Bank Holiday Monday
Prefabs built after WWII originally called Portel Houses
Parish council history and coming elections. The first meeting of Bampton’s Parish council was on December 12th 1894, chairman Admiral Blackburn of Weald Manor.
The Village Hall, which was the WI Hall from 1923 to 1985. Making the most of Village Halls.
Mr W Ryde, the new head at Bampton school has written an article.
Letters to the editor
1. Regarding the on-going creation of a caravan site in Weald Street that has no planning permission. 2. Bampton in Bloom, came 3rd in the Large Village Class.
3. Bampton Exhibition Foundation.
4. Village traffic problems.
Reports from the Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund; Pumpkin Club; Cricket Club; SPAJERS; Bampton Environmental Watch Group (BEWG); West Oxon Conservative Association Bampton branch. Drama group; Horticultural society; MS society West Oxon branch; Youth centre; Youth Club; Pre-school playgroup; Bridge club; Women’s Institute; Royal British Legion; Bampton Wives club; WOAA (now called West Ox Arts); Bampton Drama group’s production of Sleeping Beauty; West Oxfordshire quilters.
Cotton Club under threat.
Storm damage to St Mary The Virgin on January 25th 1990. Church services for Holy Week.
Electric Vehicles Ltd, Moonraker Lane
Tandoori Take-Away, dial a curry, Carterton
Centre for complimentary medicine, Moonraker Lane
The Apples Centre for locally grown food, Kingston Bagpuize
Peter Lewis electrician
John Temple for hardware, DIY, fancy goods & toys
Bampton driving school
Reg Cooper, builder, painters, decorators, carpentry, joinery, general repairs, dry stone waller.
Talbot Hotel and Restaurant & Bars
Curtain Choice, Carterton
Andrew Bowman, master thatcher
Health Matters, Market Square for homeopathic remedies, health foods etc
R Bowland & Sons, fresh fruit & veg
Bampton Fax Bureau at Emmie’s
The Cotton Club
A1 Leisure Conservatories, Carterton
Adrian Simmonds, Market Square for breads, cakes, groceries, confectionery
Grey Gables Garage, new Skoda dealer, Curbridge
A.P. Sykes & B.F. Swinson & Associates Dental Surgeons, Moonraker Lane plus Carterton and Burford
Bampton Video Club, Bushey Row
Country Kitchen, Arlene Moody catering for all occasions
Fair Acres Nursery, Buckland Road
Romany Inn, accommodation and restaurant