Friday, 18 June 2021

Litter pick

A LITTER pick will take place in Benson on Sunday. Volunteers should meet at the pavilion near the parish hall at 10am.

 

Library help

THE Friends of Benson library is looking for volunteers. The roles involve helping visitors, putting books on shelves and helping with ...

 

Helping hedges for wildlife

A STUDY of hedges in Watlington is taking place in order to help wildlife. The Watlington Climate Action Group is mapping all the ...

 

Garden group

THE Benson Community Gardens group is looking for new members. The gardens were created by villagers Richard and Bridgid Hess at the ...

 

Hall makeover

WORK to extend and refurbish the parish hall in Benson started on Tuesday. The redevelopment means the parish office will be enlarged ...

 

Centenary celebration

A SERIES of events is to be held in Benson in August to mark the centenary of the Royal British Legion. These will include events ...

 

Help wanted

THE Millstream Centre in Benson needs volunteers. The award-winning centre, which provides lunch, activities and friendship for older ...

 

Play area refurbished

THE Sunnyside play area in Benson re-opened on Friday following refurbishment. The makeover, which cost £250,000, involved making the ...

 

Getting on message

A NEW working group has been formed to improve Benson Parish Council’s communication with villagers. It will co-ordinate news about ...

 

Centre for elderly re-opens

THE Millstream Centre in Benson will re-open on Monday. It provides lunch activities and friendship for the older residents of the ...

 

Dangerous willow tree faces axe

A WILLOW tree in Benson has been fenced off as it is unsafe for children to climb on before being felled. Following a complaint from a ...

 

RAF sisters attempt year of challenges for charity

RAF sisters attempt year of challenges for charity

A WOMAN from Benson is spending a year fundraising for a charity. Vanessa Fields, 28, who is an aircraft engineer at RAF Benson, is ...

 

Training boost for counsellors

ICKNIELD benefice has been awarded a £600 grant by the Diocese of Oxford to support people who have lost loved ones. The money comes ...

 

Council may stay online

MEETINGS of Benson Parish Council could continue to take place online. The council’s virtual meetings during the pandemic ...

 

Advice grant

BENSON Parish Council has agreed a £250 grant to Oxfordshire South & Vale Citizens Advice, which offers free confidential and ...

 

Play area refurbished

THE renovated Sunnyside play area in Benson was due to re-open this week. The equipment underwent a final safety inspection before the ...

 

Let’s talk

A WORKING group could be formed to improve Benson Parish Council’s communication with residents. Councillor Ian Skeels said: “There ...

 

Makeover of parish hall finally approved

WORK to extend and refurbish the parish hall in Benson will cost no more than £524,000 plus VAT. The parish council was granted ...

 

Benson and Cholsey ward: Maryse Pomlett (SD)

I AM married, recently retired and have lived in Cholsey for 26 years. I worked for Oxfordshire County Council in adult social care ...

 

Benson and Cholsey ward: Katharine Keats-Rohan (Lib)

I HAVE lived in this beautiful area for many years and have come to politics late in life following the EU referendum of June 2016. So ...

 

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