Thursday, 27 January 2022

Fire training

Fire training

FIRE engines from RAF Benson were driven in and around Benson this week as part of their “blue light” training. This included using ...

 

Councillors welcome details of 78-home development

Councillors welcome details of 78-home development

PLANS for 78 new homes in Benson have been supported by the parish council. Planning permission for the development on land west of ...

 

Tell us best way to spend £2.5m from developers

Tell us best way to spend £2.5m from developers

RESIDENTS of Benson are being asked for suggestions on how to spend more than £2 million. The parish council will receive the money ...

 

RAF gifts

FORTY veterans in the Henley area had Christmas hampers delivered to them by RAF Benson officers. The food hampers, which ...

 

Father Christmas visits primary schools by helicopter

Father Christmas visits primary schools by helicopter

FATHER Christmas visited children at 16 primary schools, travelling by helicopter. He took to the air in a Puma helicopter from RAF ...

 

Farmer’s new home would narrow gap with hamlet

A NEW house could be built on farmland in Preston Crowmarsh despite concerns raised by Benson Parish Council. Philip Chamberlain, who ...

 

Growing waiting list for scouts

THE chairwoman of the 1st Benson scouts is appealing for more leaders to join the group. Tara Mead said about 70 children were ...

 

New website

BENSON Parish Council’s new website has gone live.  It was designed by the council’s communications working group. Visit ...

 

New bins deal

A NEW contractor has been appointed to empty the dog waste bins in Benson.  The parish council is to spend £832 a year to have the ...

 

Slow progress

A 20MPH zone could be introduced in Benson.   The parish council is to ask Oxfordshire County Council for the villages to be included ...

 

Makeover for pool

THE Rivermead paddling pool in Benson is to be refurbished. The parish council will repair and repaint the pool at the recreation area ...

 

Trout help

A NEW project to improve Benson and Ewelme brook’s biodiversity is to begin. Small obstructions will be installed by volunteers in the ...

 

Bus stop axed

BENSON has lost its direct bus service to Henley.   The X38 route, which is operated by Thames Travel, runs from Wallingford to Henley ...

 

Hall work to finish in January

THE opening of the refurbished parish hall in Benson has been delayed again. The building in Sunnyside was due to re-open on September ...

 

Royal duty

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help co-ordinate events to mark the Queen’s platinum jubilee in Benson next year.  Pete Eldridge, who ...

 

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 ...

 

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