Sunday, 26 September 2021

Crossing plan poll

Crossing plan poll

RESIDENTS of Benson are being asked for their views on the installation of a toucan crossing on the A4074. Oxfordshire County Council, ...

 

Help wanted

VOLUNTEERS are needed by the Millstream Centre in Benson.  The award-winning centre, which provides lunch, activities and friendship ...

 

Ceremony to mark centenary of Royal British Legion

Ceremony to mark centenary of Royal British Legion

ABOUT 30 people gathered to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal British Legion at the war memorial in Benson. Sunday’s event also ...

 

New house opposed

PLANS for a new building at a house in Preston Crowmarsh have been recommended for refusal by Benson Parish Council. Stuart Scott-Ely ...

 

Memorial ceremony

A WREATH laying ceremony will take place at Benson war memorial on Sunday to mark the centenary of the Royal British Legion. The event ...

 

Driver banned

A DRIVER from Benson has been banned for failing to provide a specimen of blood for analysis. Patrick Whearty, 53, was also found ...

 

I spent pandemic building traditional wooden boat

I spent pandemic building traditional wooden boat

A MAN who has spent the last 18 months building a traditional boat says it gave him a sense of achievement, Steve Pestell, 60, from ...

 

Bridge repair

A BRIDGE on the boundary between Ewelme and Benson is to be repaired. It will be closed on August 23 and 24 to allow for the wooden ...

 

Pub fun day

A FAMILY fun day will be held at the Crown Inn in Benson on bank holiday Monday, August 30. There will be food, beer and live music ...

 

Play area re-opened in memory of tragic teenager after £250,000 makeover

Play area re-opened in memory of tragic teenager after £250,000 makeover

BENSON’S refurbished play area has been officially opened. It is dedicated to Faye Elizabeth Grundy, who died in a jet-ski accident on ...

 

Attractive meetings

MEETINGS of Benson Parish Council could be live-streamed. The council’s virtual meetings during the coronvirus pandemic “significantly ...

 

Green deal

A NEW working group is to be formed to manage Benson’s green spaces. It will also work with community organisations such as Benson ...

 

Pool mended

THE paddling pool at Rivermead in Benson re-opened yesterday (Thursday) after repairs. The parish council is looking for someone to ...

 

School grant

BENSON Parish Council has awarded a £175 to the village primary school to pay for replacement pads and a charge pack for the ...

 

New website

A NEW website for Benson Parish Council is being built. Councillor Ian Skeels said it would be live by the end of next month.

 

New playpark

THE new Faye Elizabeth playpark in Sunnyside, Benson, will be officially opened on Wednesday at 11am. The ceremony was meant to take ...

 

New yellow lines to stop parking on through road

DOUBLE yellow lines could be installed near the riverside in Benson to improve road safety. They would be painted along both sides of ...

 

RAF award for ‘rising star’

A SERVICEWOMAN at RAF Benson has won a national award. Sgt Charlotte Davies earned the rising star in defence award, which honours the ...

 

Opening delay

THE formal opening ceremony for Benson’s new Faye Elizabeth playpark in Sunnyside has been postponed. The event was meant to take ...

 

Businesses urge shoppers to keep using face masks

Businesses urge shoppers to keep using face masks

SHOP owners in Benson, Watlington and Ewelme are urging customers to keep wearing masks indoors despite all coronavirus restrictions ...

 

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