Saturday, 11 July 2020

Free compost

TWO large piles of compost have been donated to Benson residents by Severn Trent Green Power. These can be found at the entrances to ...

 

Pub delay

THE re-opening of a pub in Benson under new ownership has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Hook Norton Brewery, near ...

 

No playing

PLAY areas in Benson remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic until the Government provides further guidance. The parish council ...

 

Land search

BENSON Parish Council may approach landowners in the village with a view to buying sites. It comes after the council failed with a bid ...

 

Sirius helps RAF staff beat blues

Sirius helps RAF staff beat blues

A MENTAL health awareness campaign has been launched at RAF Benson. Fl Sgt Tracy Barrow has been carrying a toy black dog nicknamed ...

 

RAF reservists called up to covid-19 testing team

RAF reservists called up to covid-19 testing team

PERSONNEL from RAF Benson have formed a covid-19 testing team. Eight reservists from the 606 (Chiltern) Squadron of the Royal ...

 

Parish hall extension cost query

A BENSON man wants to know how much a planned extension to the parish hall will cost. Jon Fowler, a former chairman of the parish ...

 

Still shut

BUILDINGS owned by Benson Parish Council will not yet be re-opened following the easing of the covid-19 lockdown restrictions. These ...

 

Play plans

SEVEN companies have expressed an interest in revamping the Sunnyside play area in Benson. The parish council has agreed to spend up ...

 

New cafe outdoor seating plan divides councillors

THE owner of a Benson coffee shop wants to place tables and chairs for customers outside. But Stephanie Noble’s plan for No 25 in High ...

 

Skate park

WORK has begun on Benson’s new skate park. It will be part of the development of 241 houses being built by Cala Homes north of ...

 

Break even

BENSON Parish Council should still be financially secure after the coronavirus crisis finishes. Councillor Rob Jordan told a virtual ...

 

Grants agreed

BENSON Parish Council has awarded a grant of £275 to Life Education Wessex and £200 to Thames Valley and Home-Start Southern ...

 

Man wins £15,000 towards a car to get him to work

Man wins £15,000 towards a car to get him to work

A FORMER serviceman from Benson will be able to buy a new car after winning £15,000. Jonathan Wheeler won the money on BOTB, an online ...

 

Tree removed

A WILLOW tree which fell into Benson brook has been removed. The work was approved by the Environment Agency and paid for by nearby ...

 

‘Car park’ verge to be fenced off

FENCING is to be used to stop drivers parking inconsiderately on a grass verge in Benson The parish council has agree to spend up to ...

 

RAF staff helping out

PERSONNEL from RAF Benson are providing support to the NHS frontline by responding to 999 calls. About 20 people who have been ...

 

Bigger pub

PLANS to extend a Benson pub have been amended. The Three Horseshoes in Oxford Road has applied for planning permission to remove the ...

 

Millstream Centre set to expand

THE Millstream Centre in Benson has drawn up plans for an extension. The centre, which can currently seat up to 34 members for lunch ...

 

Ex-fishery land sold

A BID by Benson Parish Council to buy a former trout fishery and paddock in the village has failed. It was among the bidders for the ...

 

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