The phone line is open:
Monday – Friday: 8am – 6pm
Saturday: 8am – 1pm
On the 10th March 2020, Jess Egerton, a member of The Society for the Protection of Bampton (founded 1993 “to improve the quality of life for the people of Bampton”), emailed Trevor Milne-Day, Chair of the Society for the Protection of Bampton.
“I feel we should make up a bunch of volunteers who would do shopping, run errands or pick up prescriptions.”
By 13th March 2020, we had a name, a phone number, 15 volunteers and notices ready for the printer.
The next few days saw the first leaflet drop throughout the village, BAN joining the Oxfordshire All In the County-wide help group and COVID-19 Mutual Aid UK, an enormous increase in active membership through a village Facebook group and the phone going live.