Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Family disco

A MAD Hatters family disco will be held at Benson parish hall tonight (Friday) from 6pm to 8.30pm. It has been organised by the ...

 

School retains ‘good’ rating in Ofsted check

BENSON Primary School has retained its “good” rating from the education watchdog. Ofsted inspector Mineza Maher, who visited the ...

 

Schools race

THE 15th annual John William Stacey memorial cross- country race will be held at RAF Benson Primary School on Saturday, March 23. ...

 

Cardinal talk

PROFESSOR Glenn Richardson will give a talk called “Cardinal Thomas Wolsey: the master servant” at a meeting of the Bensington Society ...

 

TV lifesavers

THE Thames Valley Air Ambulance, which is based at RAF Benson, features in the second series of Emergency Helicopter Medics being ...

 

RAF base raises £1,000 for air ambulance

RAF base raises £1,000 for air ambulance

A CHEQUE for £1,000 has been presented to the Thames Valley Air Ambulance by personnel from RAF Benson, where the helicopter is based. ...

 

Couple left homeless after blaze rips through house

Couple left homeless after blaze rips through house

A COUPLE’S home was badly damaged in a fire which started in their garage and spread to the roof. Tim Hirst and Andrea Turner’s house ...

 

First aid class

A FIRST aid course will be held at Benson parish hall on Saturday, March 16. Andy Legg, of Blue Light First Aid, will teach the course,...

 

Gardening speakers

TV PRESENTER Joe Swift will speak at a meeting of Benson Garden Club on Thursday, April 4. The garden designer and writer, who appears ...

 

Verge repair

A VERGE at the junction of the A4074 and Church Road in Benson could be repaired. The grass was damaged and turned to mud by vehicles ...

 

Scouts want to extend hut before moving to new one

PLANS have been submitted by Benson scouts to extend their hut in order to cater for more children. The hut, which is on land in ...

 

New litter bin

A LITTER bin has been installed in Littleworth Road, Benson, near the mini roundabout and another further along the road may follow.

 

Community awards

NOMINATIONS are open for two community awards made by Benson Parish Council. The Bob Griffths Trophy is awarded to an individual up to ...

 

Pancake party

A PANCAKE party will be held at St Helen’s Church in Benson on Tuesday, March 5 at 6.30pm. Please bring your own drinks and a donation ...

 

‘Park legally’

DRIVERS are being urged not to park on double yellow or single white lines in Benson. The parish council says the village is brought ...

 

Charity raffle

A RAFFLE at a bingo night in Benson raised £300 for charity. The Thames Valley Air Ambulance and the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed ...

 

British Rowing guest joins Leander Club dinner

British Rowing guest joins Leander Club dinner

THE new director of performance at British Rowing was the guest speaker at a meet the athletes dinner at Leander Club in Henley. ...

 

New priest

A NEW associate priest has been appointed to the Benson and Ewelme benefice. Rev Stephen Cousins, who is currently the chaplain of ...

 

Appeal to dog owners

DOG owners in Benson have been urged not to let their pets foul in churchyards. The appeal was made by Rev Dr Patrick Gilday, the ...

 

Third award for dentist

A DENTAL practice in Benson has won its third award. Imogen Dental, of High Street, was named best team in the south of England at the ...

 

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