Sunday, 22 September 2019

Food on move

THIS year’s Benson Progressive Supper will be held next Saturday. The event comprises a three-course meal with each one at a different ...

 

Don’t block pavements

DRIVERS are being urged not to park on pavements in Benson. Parish clerk Elizabeth Stanley said her office was receiving far too many ...

 

Children enjoy nature day in memory of village GP

Children enjoy nature day in memory of village GP

CHILDREN took part in a series of nature activities at the sixth Dr Anne Day. The event is held each year to recognise the late Benson ...

 

Token effort

BENSON Nature Group has been selected by Waitrose in Wallingford for its Community Matters scheme. Shoppers can put a token in a box ...

 

Antiques fair

AN antiques and collectors’ fair will be held in Benson parish hall in Sunnyside on Sunday, September 15 from 9am to 4pm.

 

New coffee shop plan

A FORMER greengrocers in Benson could become a coffee shop. Villager Stephanie Noble has applied for a change of use at the ...

 

School run

PUPILS at Benson Primary School raised more than £3,500 with a charity run. They took part in the Schools Race for Life at the Oxford ...

 

Nature day for children

THIRTEEN children took part in a series of nature activities at the sixth Dr Anne Day. The event is held each year to recognise the ...

 

Brewery set to take over pub

A PUB in Benson is set to change hands. The Crown Inn in High Street, which is currently owned by Greene King, is poised to be taken ...

 

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 ...

 

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....

 

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 ...

 

Boundary stone find

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

 

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, ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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