Monday, 29 November 2021

Pub honour

THE Crown Inn in Benson has been included in the Good Beer Guide 2022. The national guide is created by the Campaign for Real Ale and ...

 

Jubilee plan

A NEW committee will be set up by Benson Parish Council to co-ordinate events to mark the Queen’s platinum jubilee next year. Anyone ...

 

Green care

A COMMITTEE which oversaw the management of Bertie West Field in Benson has been dissolved. The field off Horseshoes Lane will now be ...

 

Virtual welcome

AN “owl” device is to be bought by Benson Parish Council so that people can join its meetings remotely. Councillors discussed the ...

 

New website

BENSON Parish Council is having a new website built. It should go live his month. Material on the current website will be archived so ...

 

Memorial returns

A REMEMBRANCE parade will take place in Benson on Sunday, November 14 at 10.30am. Hundreds of people normally attend the parade, which ...

 

Developers contribute in revision of housing plan

A REVISED version of Benson’s neighbourhood plan could be ready in a year’s time. The current plan, which was approved at a referendum ...

 

£1,000 grant

THE Millstream Centre in Benson is to receive a grant of £1,000 from the parish council. The money will go towards running costs of ...

 

Hall work delayed

WORK to extend and refurbish the parish hall in Benson will be completed by the end of this month. The redevelopment means the parish ...

 

Swimmer slams MPs over vote to stop river sewage

Swimmer slams MPs over vote to stop river sewage

A SWIMMER has criticised MPs for not backing a proposal to stop water companies dumping sewage in rivers. Gareth Dean, 41, from South ...

 

Be a strider

THE Benson Striders are looking for new members. The group meets on Saturdays at 8.15am at the parish hall car park in Sunnyside and ...

 

Garden clubs

BENSON Gardening Club will host a talk by Martin Cook, a Chelsea Flower Show gold medal winner and stone carver, at the Millstream ...

 

Dentist is all smiles

A DENTAL practice in Benson has been named the best in Oxfordshire. Staff at Imogen Dental in High Street received the dental clinic ...

 

Poppy Appeal

THE Benson Poppy Appeal will run from Thursday, October 28 to Saturday, November 13. There will be donation points around the village ...

 

Council leader steps down after ‘difficult’ time for coalition

THE leader of South Oxfordshire District Council has stood down. Sue Cooper, who was appointed in May 2019, said she had found the ...

 

Civic role

BENSON Parish Council is looking for someone to look after the maintenance of parish buildings and recreational spaces and oversee ...

 

Tip won’t be closed, says councillor in jibe at rival

THE waste recycling centre at Oakley Wood will not be closed, says a county councillor, writes Anna Colivicchi. Freddie van Mierlo ...

 

Outdoor fun

A CHILDREN’S event will take place at Bertie West Field, off Horseshoes Lane, Benson, on Saturday, October 2 from 2pm to 4pm. ...

 

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 ...

 

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