Thursday, 24 January 2019

Good friends

THE Friends of Benson Library group has been chosen by the Co-operative Society as a charity for customers to support. The ...

 

New pedestrian crossing needed at main road junction

A CROSSING on a busy road in Benson could be improved. There is currently an island on the A4074 near the junction with Church Road ...

 

Dentist grows

PLANS by a Benson dental practice to expand have been approved. Imogen Dental in High Street is to create a single-storey rear ...

 

Society agm

THE annual meeting of the Bensington Society will take place at Benson parish hall in Sunnyside on January 25 at 6.30pm. The business ...

 

Guild meeting

BENSON Trefoil Guild will hold its annual meeting at the Millstream Centre on Thursday at 2.30pm.

 

£2.5m put aside for work on bypasses

ALMOST £2.5 million has been allocated for the initial work on bypasses for Watlington and Benson. The money for feasibility and ...

 

School wins £100 for Christmas play

School wins £100 for Christmas play

RAF Benson Community Primary School reached the semi-finals of a national competition to find the UK’s best primary school Christmas ...

 

Christmas cheer from housebuilder

Christmas cheer from housebuilder

MORE than 50 locals turned out for an evening of festive fun as CALA Homes turned on the Christmas lights at its Hopefield Grange ...

 

Woman completes thrilling wing walk for RAF charity

Woman completes thrilling wing walk for RAF charity

A WOMAN from RAF Benson completed a wing walk on a vintage biplane to raise money for the Royal Air Forces Association. Nicola Bell, ...

 

RAF base school in final of TV contest

RAF Benson Primary School has reached the final of a national competition. It has been shortlisted in Virgin TV’s Christmas Stars ...

 

Housebuilder would ‘gift’ community hall to village

BENSON is set to have a new, improved community centre thanks to  a developer. Cala Homes plans to include the facility in the second ...

 

House fight

PLANS for a new house in Benson have been opposed by the parish council. Jonathon Morton wants to build a three-bedroom detached ...

 

New hedge

A HEDGE is to be laid at the parish hall car park in Sunnyside, Benson. The parish council agreed to spend up to £2,400 plus VAT for ...

 

New nursery

A NEW children’s centre will open in Benson next month. Benson Little Acorns, which will cater for children up to the age of five, ...

 

Silent gesture

AN event in Benson to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War raised almost £600. The Guns Fall Silent, a Village at ...

 

Parking bay could be lost

A PARKING space in a Benson street could vanish to make way for a dropped kerb and hatching. The move by the parish council would ...

 

Expensive relocation

A PIECE of children’s play equipment in Benson may have to be moved after a neighbour complained they were overlooked. The parish ...

 

Smarter young footballers

Smarter young footballers

BENSON Football Club’s under-sevens team have a new kit. Their training jackets have been sponsored by the Waterfront Café on the ...

 

New home required for models of village

MODELS depicting scenes around Benson have been offered to the parish council for public display. They were created by Bernard John ...

 

Scouts want to extend hut as child numbers grow

BENSON scouts want to extend their hut in order to cater for more children. The extension would be temporary while the group plans new ...

 

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