Monday, 26 June 2017

Helicopter pilot's pride at leading Trooping the Colour fly-past

Helicopter pilot's pride at leading Trooping the Colour fly-past

A PILOT from RAF Benson has told of his joy at being part of a fly-past for the Queen. Flight Lieutenant Garry McKay, 35, took part in ...

 

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WHEN it comes to fighting an election, there’s no rest for the wicked. John Howell, who was returned as Henley’s MP last Friday, ...

 

Identify moths

BENSON Nature Group will hold a moth breakfast at Millbrook Mead from 8.30am onwards on July 15. It will identify what has been caught ...

 

Flying visit

MORE than 700 air cadets visited RAF Benson to take part in air experience flights. They visited the station on Saturday as part of a ...

 

Open gardens

AN open gardens event will be held in Berrick and Roke on Sunday from 2pm to 5.30pm. This is a biennial event in aid of St Helen’s ...

 

Gardening club raises £440 at sale of homegrown plants

Gardening club raises £440 at sale of homegrown plants

MORE than £440 was raised at Benson Garden Club’s annual plant sale. Members grew most of the plants themselves and some were donated ...

 

Choral concert

BENSON Choral Society will perform Byways of Beethoven at Dorchester Abbey tomorrow (Saturday) at 7.30pm. The concert will include ...

 

Health show

A NATURAL health show will be held in Benson parish hall on June 25 from 10am to 4pm. Organisers say it will be a celebration of local,...

 

Outdoor class

BENSON parish council has agreed to let the village primary school conduct “forest school” classes on Bertie West Field from September ...

 

Villagers celebrate as plan for 120 homes is rejected

RESIDENTS celebrated after plans for 120 homes in Benson were thrown out. South Oxfordshire District Council’s planning committee ...

 

Eye cancer woman dresses up as pirate to raise awareness

Eye cancer woman dresses up as pirate to raise awareness

A WOMAN dressed as a pirate for a day to raise awareness of an eye cancer she experienced first hand. Anna Field, 49, who is Benson ...

 

Tree warning

VISITORS to a Benson beauty spot have been warned about a potentially hazardous tree on site. The large willow overhangs the boardwalk ...

 

Better play

A ZIP wire and climbing frame are set to be installed at two Benson play areas. A wooden, multi-gym piece of equipment at the Green ...

 

Walkway repair

BENSON Parish Council is to spend up to £3,500 to replace a walkway. It will employ E W Crocket to do the work around the post office,...

 

Children's nursery planning to expand

A NURSERY in Benson is planning to expand and take more children. Scamps of Benson, in Churchfield Lane, has applied for permission to ...

 

Open gardens

THE biennial Berrick and Roke open gardens event will be held on Sunday, June 11. There will be teas and plants for sale and all money ...

 

Planners urged to approve 120 homes

PLANS for up to 120 homes in Benson are being recommended for approval. WestWaddy’s application for land south of Watlington Road is ...

 

Children given award for highlighting plight of homeless

Children given award for highlighting plight of homeless

CHILDREN from Benson Youth Club have been given a community award for highlighting the plight of the homeless. The youngsters were ...

 

Open chorus

A “COME and sing” event will be held at St Helen's Church in Benson tomorrow (Saturday) from 6pm. All are welcome to join the singers ...

 

Plant sale

BENSON Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale in the high street next Saturday (May 27) from 9am to noon.

 

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