Monday, 19 August 2019

Our recusants

DR Caroline Bowden will give a talk called “Thames Valley recusants and the convent at Bruges at a meeting of the Bensington Society ...

 

Antiques fair

AN antiques and collectors’ fair will be held at Benson parish hall on Sunday from 9am to 4pm.

 

WI sale day

BENSON Women’s Institute will hold a book, jigsaw and bric-a-brac sale at the parish hall on Saturday, September 7.

 

Pub sold

A PUB in Benson has been sold subject to contract. The Crown Inn in High Street was owned by Greene King, which had offered the ...

 

New fence to stop parked cars obstructing footpath

New fence to stop parked cars obstructing footpath

A FOOTPATH and cycle path in Benson is being blocked by drivers parking inconsiderately, says the chairman of the parish council. Bill ...

 

Car boot sale

BENSON youth club will hold a car boot sale on the Sunnyside recreation ground on Sunday, August 25 after being granted permission by ...

 

Pumas collide

TWO helicopters at RAF Benson were out of service temporarily after a collision. The Pumas were involved in what the RAF called a ...

 

Guides grant

BENSON girl guides have been awarded a £725 grant by the parish council to go towards the cost of an adventure camping trip next month....

 

Drink-driver

A WOMAN has been banned from driving for two years after being caught three times over the drink-drive limit. Victoria Flanagan, 59, ...

 

Boundary stone find

A BOUNDARY stone has been unearthed in Benson. Parish council chairman Bill Pattison discovered it near Bertie West Field, off ...

 

Call to review councils’ gagging order over new road

A BENSON parish councillor has asked for gagging orders signed by three councils over the proposed £3billion Oxford to Cambridge ...

 

Two lifesavers

TWO defibrillators are to be installed in Benson. One will be outside the parish hall in Sunnyside and the other in the village centre ...

 

Shop idea rejected

A FORMER greengrocer’s shop in Benson will not be bought by the parish council to be run as a community store. Chiltern Produce and ...

 

Developer’s appeal over 19 new homes dismissed

A DEVELOPER has lost an appeal over plans for 19 new homes in Benson. Victoria Land applied for outline planning permission to build ...

 

Roadworks date switch

THE dates to resurface a road in Benson have been changed. Castle Square was supposed to shut from the junction of Church Road with ...

 

Council looking at buying village pub

BENSON Parish Council is to explore the possibility of buying one of the village’s two pubs despite reservations from some members. ...

 

Road name recognition for villagers

NEW roads in Benson could be named after villagers who served the community. Hundreds of new homes are being built in the village and ...

 

Poppy total

THE Benson Poppy Appeal raised £8,546.19 in 2018. The Benson and District branch of the legion is seeking additional members to sit on ...

 

Patient panel

BENSON’S Mill Stream Surgery patients’ panel will hold its annual meeting on September 11 at 7.30pm.

 

Sweet treat

A CAKE stall in aid of the Friends of Benson Library raised more than £700. The library, which is in Castle Square also held a coffee ...

 

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