Wednesday, 17 July 2019

School fair raises money to equip new classrooms

School fair raises money to equip new classrooms

HUNDREDS of people attended a vintage summer fair at Benson Primary School on Saturday. Attractions included a Forties hair salon and ...

 

Boss joins

BENSON Parish Council has a new member. Ian Skeels is the head of product management at a software company and vice-chairman of ...

 

U3A speaker

PETER BARRATT will give a talk called “A suffragette in the family” at a meeting of Ridgeway U3A at the sports pavilion in Watlington ...

 

Reused slats

SLATS on a wooden bench at Bob’s Corner in High Street, Benson, are to be replaced with recycled plastic. The parish council has ...

 

All-day tennis

A TENNIS marathon will be held in Benson to raise money for a defibrillator. The non-stop event will take place at the village tennis ...

 

Software buy

BENSON Parish Council has agreed to spend up to £700 per year plus VAT on 15 Office 365 software licences to be used by councillors ...

 

Waste audit

A BENSON councillor wants assurances that South Oxfordshire’s waste is being disposed of properly. John Sharman told a council ...

 

Council rethinks vehicle access to covenant land

A PLANNING application to create an access for vehicles to a Benson beauty spot has been withdrawn — but the idea has not been ruled ...

 

Tribute to veteran cycle rally founder

Tribute to veteran cycle rally founder

A MOMENT’S silence was held at the start of this year’s Benson Veteran Cycle Club rally in memory of the founder. The riders ...

 

Residents welcome skate park designs

Residents welcome skate park designs

PLANS for a skate park in Benson have been welcomed by the community. The new facility will be built as part of the Cala Homes ...

 

Right spirit

STAFF at RAF Benson Primary School have received an award. Gp Capt Adam Wardrope, the base commander, made a surprise visit to the ...

 

£3,000 for nature group to help wildlife at reserve

£3,000 for nature group to help wildlife at reserve

A CELEBRATION of Benson’s green spaces has been hailed a success. The day was organised by the Benson patients’ panel, Benson Nature ...

 

Caring coffee

A CARERS’ coffee morning will be held at Benson library next Friday (July 5) from 10.30am to noon. It is free to attend and all are ...

 

Join the ramble

BENSON Ramblers will tackle a seven-mile walk from Swyncombe Church on Tuesday, meeting at 10am.

 

Cafe shows

TWO shows are coming to the Waterfront Café in Benson on Thursday, July 25. Mikron Theatre will stage All Hands on Deck at 3.30pm and ...

 

Physics student in UK team for contest

Physics student in UK team for contest

A TEENAGER from Benson is to represent the UK at this year’s International Physics Olympiad in Israel. Ollie Breach, 18, will be part ...

 

Village dental practice wins fourth award in three years

Village dental practice wins fourth award in three years

A DENTAL practice in Benson has won its fourth award in three years. Imogen Dental, of High Street, was named dental practice of the ...

 

Antiques fair

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

 

Skate park plan on show

PLANS for Benson’s new skate park will go on show in the parish hall lounge tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am to 2pm. The event is open to ...

 

Open gardens

AN open gardens event will be held in Berrick Salome and Roke on Sunday, June 16 from 2pm to 5.30pm. There will be a variety of ...

 

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