Monday, 16 July 2018

Youngsters delighted with new playground equipment

Youngsters delighted with new playground equipment

NEW play equipment costing more than £17,000 has been unveiled at a children’s play area in Benson. The zip wire and viper rope at the ...

 

Driver fined for speeding

A MAN from Benson has been fined £293 and given four points on his driving licence for speeding. Gary Peedle, 46, of Port Hill Road, ...

 

Visitors keep cool at school fair as temperatures soar

Visitors keep cool at school fair as temperatures soar

ABOUT 500 people visited Benson summer fair on Saturday. Attractions included stalls, games, performers, an inflatable obstacle course ...

 

Birthday firm

A MARQUEE business based in Benson has marked its 21st birthday. Lulu’s Marquees caters for weddings, private functions and corporate, ...

 

Chairman returns

A FORMER chairman of Benson Parish Council has taken up the role again. Bill Pattison, who rejoined the council earlier this year, ...

 

Housing plans given huge support by public in votes

CAMPAIGNERS are celebrating after both Benson and Watlington’s neighbourhood plans were approved in referenda last week. The documents ...

 

Cafe theatre

THE Mikron Theatre Company is to perform at the Waterfront Café in Benson on July 31. The performances will be Get Well Soon to mark ...

 

Darling date

AUTHOR Rachel Edwards will talk about her debut novel Darling at Benson library on Tuesday at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £8, which include ...

 

Nursery children set to grow

A CHILDREN’S nursery in Benson wants to take more children. Scamps in Churchfield Lane wants to have 75 children compared with 50 now. ...

 

Charity ball

A CHARITY ball held at Benson parish hall in April raised £4,500. It was organised by residents Carol Phillips and Christina Ritz and ...

 

Family fun day

A CHARITY family fun day and craft fair will be held in Benson parish hall on Sunday, July 8 from 10am to 4pm. It is being organised ...

 

Possible end

BENSON Community Association will hold its annual meeting at the Millstream Day Centre on July 9, starting at 7.30pm. The main topic ...

 

Dental practice wins second national award

Dental practice wins second national award

A DENTAL practice in Benson has won its second national award. Imogen Dental, of High Street, was named dental practice team of the ...

 

Get together

AN event to celebrate the memory of murdered MP Jo Cox will be held in Benson on Sunday. The second annual Great Get Together will be ...

 

Art exhibition

BENSON Art Group will hold its 25th annual exhibition over two days next month. There will be a selection of work in pastels, oil, ...

 

Residents to vote on plans

RESIDENTS of Watlington and Benson will vote whether to approve their respective neighbourhood plans on Thursday. The documents, which ...

 

Summer fair

BENSON village fair will be held on the primary school playing field next Saturday, (June 30) from noon to 3pm. Attractions will ...

 

School set to expand

WORK to expand Benson Primary School could start later this year. Headteacher Helen Crolla, governors and members of the Benson Church ...

 

Developer given consent for 240 homes in village

PLANS for 240 homes in Benson have been approved. David Wilson Homes has been given planning permission to develop two pieces of land, ...

 

Return of chairman

A FORMER chairman of Benson Parish Council is set to take up the role again. Bill Pattison, who rejoined the council earlier this year,...

 

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