Friday, 28 February 2020

Quiz night

A QUIZ night will be held at the Millstream Centre in Benson on Saturday, February 29 at 7.30pm. There will be homecooked food and a ...

 

Books boost

MORE than £4,500 was raised for the Friends of Benson Library by the Co-operative Society last year. The company donates one per ...

 

Society agm

THE annual meeting of the Bensington Society will take place at the parish hall next Friday (February 28) from 7pm. It will be ...

 

Friends lose chairwoman

THE chairwoman of the Friends of Benson School is to step down. Jo Whittaker, who has been part of the group for six years, will not ...

 

Gate donation

BENSON Nature Group has received a £500 donation fron Wallingford and Didcot Rotary Club for a new wooden gate at Warwick Spinney.

 

Charity bingo

THE Benson bingo Christmas raffle raised £150 for the Thames Valley Air Ambulance.

 

Poppy total

THE Benson Poppy Appeal raised £6,430.92 last year.

 

Benson Garden Club

HORTICULTURALIST and gardening presenter Frances Tophill will be the guest speaker at Benson Garden Club’s meeting on March 5. Tophill,...

 

Clear request

HOUSEHOLDERS in Benson whose properties border roads and paths are to be asked by the parish council to ensure overgrown foliage from ...

 

Skate park

PLANS for a new skate park in Benson have been submitted to South Oxfordshire District Council. The facility will be built as part of ...

 

Play survey

RESIDENTS of Benson can now answer a questionnaire on what equipment they would like to see at the Sunnyside play area. The parish ...

 

Pub revamp altered

PLANS to extend a Benson pub are to be amended. The Three Horseshoes in Oxford Road has applied for planning permission to remove the ...

 

Nature area on new estate ‘should belong to council’

A NATURE area being created within a new housing development in Benson could be owned by the parish council. Cala Homes will include ...

 

Parking set to cost more

A BENSON parish councillor has objected to plans to increase parking charges. South Oxfordshire District Council, which is responsible ...

 

Former trout fishery and paddock on market for £90,000

A FORMER trout fishery and paddock in Benson is up for sale for £90,000. The parish council is among the bidders for the land off ...

 

Play area survey repeated

CHILDREN in Benson are to be asked again what equipment they would like to see at the village play area. The parish council is ...

 

£28,000 spent on delayed hall project

ALMOST £28,000 has been spent by Benson Parish Council on a project to extend the parish hall — without a brick being laid. The ...

 

Nominees required

NOMINATIONS are open for two community awards in Benson. The Bob Griffiths Trophy is awarded to an individual up to the age of 18, or ...

 

Bigger pub

A PUB in Benson could be extended. The Three Horseshoes in Oxford Road has applied for planning permission to remove the pergola at ...

 

Work starts on new classrooms at village primary school

WORK has begun to expand Benson Primary School, writes David White. The Oxford Road school is to build a block of three classrooms on ...

 

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