Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Skate park and shop missing

CONCERNS have been raised about a new housing development in Benson. Cala has been granted permission to build 241 homes on land north ...

 

Village needs new youth hall

THE floor at Benson youth hall is defective and letting in water. The parish council was considering spending about £7,000 on repairs ...

 

Objectors set to lose fight against another 19 homes

PLANS for 19 homes in Benson are set to be approved despite objections from neighbours and two councils. Victoria Land has applied for ...

 

Rural plan explained

RESIDENTS can find out more about the impact of development on the Oxfordshire countryside and rural communities over the next 30 ...

 

2,000 red, white and blue violas planted at memorial

2,000 red, white and blue violas planted at memorial

MEMBERS of Benson Garden Club grew 300 violas for a special display to mark the Armistice. The flower beds around the war memorial at ...

 

Added bite

PLANS by a Benson dental practice to expand have been recommended for approval by the parish council. Imogen Dental, which is based at ...

 

Disco success

A GLOW-in-the-dark disco organised by the Friends of Benson School last month raised £1,500.

 

Wreath lesson

A WREATH making workshop will be held at Benson Primary School on December 10 at 7.30pm. The cost of the evening is £15, which ...

 

Speeder fined

A MAN from Benson has been fined £350 for speeding. John Greenwood, 39, of High Street, was convicted at Oxford Magistrates’ Court of ...

 

Council joins opponents of school expansion plan

BENSON Parish Council has joined the growing opposition to the expansion of the village primary school. The Oxford Road school wants ...

 

Nursery grant

A NEW children’s centre in Benson is to receive a grant from the parish council. Benson Little Acorns, which will cater for children ...

 

Closure delayed

A CHARITY in Benson is now not likely to fold until the new year. The Benson Community Association, which has raised funds for ...

 

Tree decision

BENSON Parish Council could plant a tree to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. The council was due to approve a ...

 

RAF crews train in US

A SQUADRON leader from RAF Benson was responsible for students and instructors taking a training course with the US Marine Corps. ...

 

Library quiz

THE Friends of Benson Library will hold a quiz and supper night on November 23 at 6.30pm. Entry forms are available from Benson ...

 

Garden tips

RAY BROUGHTON will give a talk called “The gardening year: a month by month guide” to a meeting of Benson Garden Club at the parish ...

 

Man wins wall appeal

A MAN has won a fight over the demolition of the front wall at his home in Benson high street. John Murphy was refused retrospective ...

 

New-look shop back in business

A CONVENIENCE store in Benson has been refurbished. The Co-op in High Street re-opened yesterday (Thursday) after being closed for ...

 

School extension plan for‘inspiring’ learning space

PLANS have been formally submitted to expand Benson Primary School by building on part of its playing field. The school in Oxford Road ...

 

Charity to close after 45 years

A CHARITY in Benson is to fold after more than 45 years. The Benson Community Association, which has raised funds for community groups ...

 

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