This file contains newspaper cuttings from the period 1979 to 1984. It covers various subjects that concern the communities of Shrivenham and district, such as the construction of the Shrivenham By-Pass and it's subsequent opening. Articles include:
The discovery of the Saxon Graves at Watchfield along the route of the By-Pass and the subsequent rescue excavation by archaeologists assisted by local people.
The Folly at Faringdon
The Christian Haven at Ashbury
Moving businesses out of the village at Shrivenham
Vic Day, Peter Allen and Les Judd
Job losses at the Royal Military College
And quite a lot more
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