Sunday, 25 October 2020

Woman charged in connection with stabbing

Woman charged in connection with stabbing

A WOMAN has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Benson. Armed police were called to High Street on Tuesday, October 13 after ...

 

Woman stabbed in village high street

Woman stabbed in village high street

ARMED police were called to Benson after a woman in her sixties was stabbed by another woman. The victim is said to know the attacker ...

 

New classrooms nearly finished

AN extension to Benson Primary School will be handed over soon. A block of three classrooms is being built on part of the playing ...

 

School honours assistant for long service

School honours assistant for long service

A TEACHER assistant at Benson Primary School has been recognised for 20 years’ service. Tania Hadfield joined the school in 2000, when ...

 

Woman charged in connection with stabbing

Woman charged in connection with stabbing

A WOMAN has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Benson. Armed police were called to the high street on Tuesday (October 13) ...

 

Pub finally open again after takeover and makeover

Pub finally open again after takeover and makeover

A PUB in Benson has re-opened under new ownership. The Hook Norton Brewery, near Banbury, has taken over the Crown Inn in High Street ...

 

Wildlife talk

BENSON Nature Group’s winter programme will start with an online talk by a wildlife enthusiast. Paul Hanks will speak about “The road ...

 

New roof for library

BENSON library will not re-open until January at the earliest because of refurbishment work. The entire roof is to removed and ...

 

Clerk leaves

BENSON’S parish clerk has left. Elizabeth Stanley, who arrived two years ago, has been succeeded by Nicola Copeland. Parish council ...

 

Award for kind man

A MAN from Benson is to be honoured with a British Citizen Award medal. Joe Craven, 94, has volunteered at the Millstream Centre in ...

 

Money’s fine

THE coronavirus has had a “marginal” effect on Benson Parish Council’s finances. Rob Jordan, who chairs the council’s finance ...

 

New hedge

A NEW hedge will be planted along the eastern boundary of Bertie West Field in Benson. This will create a wildlife-friendly buffer ...

 

Opposition to airfield plan grows

BENSON Parish Council has joined the fight against plans for 3,000 homes on Chalgrove Airfield. It has put its name to a letter from ...

 

Hire fees rise

THE cost of hiring an allotment in Benson will increase next year. The parish council has agreed to a rise of five per cent, or £10.92,...

 

Virtual only

BENSON Parish Council is to continue meeting virtually. Members discussed resuming meetings at the parish hall in Sunnyside while ...

 

Better play

A PLAY area in Benson could be refurbished by Easter. The parish council has appointed playground equipment manufacturer HAGS, of ...

 

Wrong call

PLANS to redevelop the former telephone exchange in Benson are being opposed by the parish council. A planning application has been ...

 

Cafe seating ‘obstruction’

THE owner of a café in Benson is to be spoken to about its outdoor seating. A resident complained to the parish council that the ...

 

Beauty spot access ramp

A RAMP for pedestrians will be installed at a Benson beauty spot this month to enable pedestrians to access it. The parish council has ...

 

No action on drugs

DRUG dealing taking place in Benson could be raised with the Thames Valley chief constable. Residents say they have witnessed illegal ...

 

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