Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Harvest gifts

THIS year’s harvest festival will be celebrated at St Helen’s Church in Benson and St Mary’s Church in Ewelme. The service in Ewelme ...

 

Corporal in chef final

A SERVICEMAN at RAF Benson is a finalist in a professional chef competition. Cpl Liam Grime will compete against nine other chefs to ...

 

House fight

COUNCILLORS in Benson have objected to plans for a new house in nearby Preston Crowmarsh. John Ingram wants to build the property with ...

 

Different issues

JOHN HOWELL obviously likes to keep his ear to the ground on both national and local issues. The Henley MP regularly tweets about his ...

 

Children explore nature for day dedicated to village GP

Children explore nature for day dedicated to village GP

SIXTEEN children took part in a series of nature activities at the fifth Dr Anne Day. The event is held each year to recognise the ...

 

Patients agm

THE annual meeting of the patients’ panel at the Mill Stream Surgery in Benson will be held at the parish hall on September 17 at 7....

 

Pothole repairs... at a cost

A TOTAL of £4,000 could be spent on road repairs in Benson. The parish council has been offered £2,000 by Mark Gray, Benson’s ...

 

Shop noise concerns

be in Benson want assurances that noise levels will managed properly after an overhaul of the village’s Co-op store. The company has ...

 

Warning disc

A CAMPAIGN designed to stop drivers parking on pavements could be launched in Benson. Cholsey already operates the scheme whereby ...

 

Home grows

A CARE home to be built in Benson will have an extra 10 bedrooms. Northstar, a care home design and development company, was granted ...

 

I feared for my life, says kayaker

I feared for my life, says kayaker

A LORRY driver paddled 184 miles from the source of the River Thames to the Thames Barrier in a kayak to raise money for the Thames ...

 

Concern over school build on playing field

RESIDENTS of Benson are concerned about the expansion of the village primary school by building on its playing field. The ...

 

School will get bigger playing field, says head

THE headteacher of Benson Primary School has reassured villagers that it will still have use of a good-sized playing field following ...

 

No licence

A BENSON woman has been fined after being convicted of driving a vehicle without a licence on the A4130, Wallingford, on March 15. ...

 

New care home set to expand

A CARE home to be built in Benson could have an extra 10 bedrooms. Northstar, a care home design and development company, was granted ...

 

Hall makeover

THE £700,000 refurbishment of Benson parish hall will be put out to tender this month. The project, which was granted planning ...

 

Driver killed

A MAN in his eighties was killed when his Land Rover was in collision with a heavy goods vehicle on the A4130 near Oakley Wood. The ...

 

New tank

THE water tank at Benson parish hall is to be replaced. The parish council has agreed to pay Andy Gowing £5,251.85 plus VAT to replace ...

 

Rotten willow

A ROTTEN tree in Benson is to be pollarded. The willow in the Rivermead recreation area will be checked for bats before the work is ...

 

More waste

MORE green waste is set to be processed at the Agrivert plant in Preston Crowmarsh. The company has submitted plans to Oxfordshire ...

 

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