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This is the August issue of The Beam. A publication which is given free to every household in Bampton. Topics covered include and advertisers:-
The Bampton Beam
Volume 13 No.2
August 1998 Pg. No. Summary of Content
1 One article on page one.
FIRE!! EMERGENCY!! FIRE!! BY Divisional Commander Martin Crapper
2 Three articles and one advert on page two.
Bampton Village Hall – advert.
HIS HEART WAS IN THE CHURCH by Terence Crowley.
BAMPTON 250 CLUB – List of Winners 1998.
Bampton Directory 1999/2000
3 Three articles on page three.
Press Release [sic] from Bampton C.E. Primary School.
WHAT’S HAPPENING BEHIND THE BUSH CENTRE? Written and drawn by Gilbert Marsh.
THE BIKE PATHS
4 Seven small articles on page four all under ‘BAMPTON PARISH COUNCIL NEWS’.
Ditch between Ampney Orchard and Chetwynd Mead.
Six sub articles under the title ‘Bampton Parish Council, Standing & Statutory Committees’ ;
Finance and General Purposes / Public Grounds and Footpaths / Allotments / Conservation Area / Primary School Governors / Bampton Welfare Trust ... Continues onto next page.
5 Three articles (one continued from previous page) and one advert on page five..
‘Village Hall Committee / Transport Representative / Representative to Youth Centre Management Committee / Bampton Exhibition Foundation / Planning Advisory Committee / Sports Complex Steering Committee and Millenium.
Vacancies on Statutory Committees.
Thames Valley Police Report by PC Bill Oddy.
BAMPTON PARISH COUNCIL as TRUSTEES OF BAMPTON RECREATION GROUND CHARITY have a MANAGERIAL VACANCY - advert
6 Three articles on page six under heading ‘THE BAMPTON RECREATION GROUND’
WORK STARTS ON BAMPTON’S NEW PAVILION.
BAMPTON BOYS FOOTBALL CLUB 1998 Annual Dinner.
Pavilion project begins.
7 One article and one advert on page seven.
BAMPTON LADIES TAKE UP THE CHALLENGE By Fenella Gray.
ABBEY PROPERTIES ESTATE AGENTS – advert.
8 Six articles on page eight under title ‘WHATS’S BEEN – WHAT’S TO COME’.
BANK HOLIDAY Monday 4th May.
SATURDAY 23rd May . The SPAJERS Annual Shirt Race.
WHIT MONDAY 25th May. May Garlands.
BANK HOLIDAY Monday 31st August Donkey Derby.
The Pumpkin Club Pumpkin Weigh-In.
9 Two articles on page nine.
A POEM COMPETITION Organised by Temples Bampton Ltd.
Bampton Bill – cartoon.
10 Three articles on page ten.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.
SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF BAMPTON.
THE PUMPKIN CLUB.
11 Nine adverts on page eleven.
E. TAYLOR & SON.
Market Square Garage, Bampton.
THE CROP SHOP – TOO.
N. WOODLEY BUILDING MAINTENANCE.
BAMPTON FAX BUREAU.
THE APPLIANCE DOCTOR.
12 Four adverts on page twelve.
TEMPLE’S Bampton Ltd.
BUBBLES DOG GROOMING.
DANETREE Veterinary Surgeons.
13 Four adverts on page thirteen.
WITNEY AND DISTRICT CARERS.
Volunteer Link – Up.
West Oxfordshire Citizen Advocacy.
14 One advert on page fourteen.
Bampton Youth Club.
15 One article on page fifteen.
THE BAMPTON YOUTH CLUB – By Youth Leader Gary Gummer.
16 Ten articles on page sixteen under title ‘NOTICE BOARD’.
BAMPTON BUSH CENTRE.
THE BAMPTON METHODIST CHAPEL.
BRITISH RED CROSS.
ARE YOU HAPPY?
BAMPTON WELFARE TRUST.
THE MENTMORE CRAFT FESTIVAL 1998
THE ABINGDON CRAFT FESTIVAL 1998
CANCER RESEARCH CAMPAIGN.
BAMPTON EXHIBITION FOUNDATION.
BAMPTON BRIDGE CLUB.
THE WEST OXFORDSHIRE CONSERVATIVE ASSOCIATION.
17 Three articles and one advert on page seventeen under title ‘NOTICE BOARD’.
THE CHILDREN'S SOCIETY.
THE BAMPTON YOUTH CENTRE.
BAMPTON BRITISH LEGION – advert.
18 One article and one advert on page eighteen.
BAMPTON TOWN FOOTBALL CLUB By Paul Tanner.
Select Blinds – advert.
19 Three articles on page nineteen.
The Gardening Page – by Edie Bindweed.
SECRET GARDENS OF BAMPTON.
BAMPTON GARDENING CLUB NEWS.
20 One article on page twenty.
LETTERS TO : AUNTIE BEAM.
21 Three adverts on page twenty one.
GREY GABLES GARAGE.
ELECTRIC VEHICLES LTD.
22 Two adverts on page twenty two.
D & K BUILDING SERVICES.
FARMINGTON STONE Company.
23 One article on page twenty three.
A friendly guide to the Cotswolds.
24 Five adverts on page twenty four.
New carpets fully fitted.
ANDREW BOWMAN MASTER THATCHER.
A. SIMMONDS The Old Fashioned Village Store.
25 Three articles and one advert on page twenty five.
Bampton Environmental Watch Group.
Christian Aid Supermarket Receipt Campaign.
Oxford Citizens Housing Association – advert.
26 One article on page twenty six.
OUT OF WORK FARMER – TURNED AGRICULTURE CORRESPONDENT – by Don Rouse.
27 One article on page twenty seven.
Green versus Brown : a neutral’s view.
28 One advert on page twenty eight.
WEST OXFORDSHIRE ARTS ASSOCIATION NEWS AND EVENTS.
29 Three articles on page twenty nine.
Forthcoming Exhibitions at the Robert Vesey Room, Bampton Library.
FIDDLES AND FEET WORKSHOP By Joan Holloway and Felicity Cormack.
30 Two articles and one advert on page thirty.
THE COOKERY PAGE by Gilly French.
Solution to BEAM PRIZE CROSSWORD.
Sharing the Caring with Community Care – advert.
31 Three articles on page thirty one.
Diary of Forthcoming Events.
BAMPTON SMALL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION.
THE BAMPTON BEAM.
32 One advert on page thirty two.
BAMPTON GARDENING CLUB PROUDLY PRESENTS THE 1998 ANNUAL SHOW.