Friday, 04 December 2020

Woman on stab charge

A WOMAN accused of stabbing another woman will appear in court on January 8. Yvonne Martin, 61, of Wormald Road, Wallingford, is ...

 

Hot meals delivered

A FOOD home delivery service has been launched by the Millstream Centre in Benson. Millstream at Home delivers two-course home-cooked ...

 

Scouts ask to rent land

THE 1st Benson Scout Group wants to lease a piece of land in the village owned by the parish council. The current tenant of the Cuckoo ...

 

Bridge site identified

A POSSIBLE site for a footbridge over Elm Brook in Benson has been identified. The parish council’s neighbourhood plan delivery team ...

 

Grants rebate

A REBATE of £1,250 will be paid to Benson Parish Council by a pressure group. The council had given regular grants to Parishes Against ...

 

Hall tender

WORK to extend Benson parish hall is to go out to tender. A planning application was approved by South Oxfordshire District Council ...

 

Road safety improvements agreed by parish council

A SERIES of improvements to make roads in Benson safer have been backed by the parish council. This will include traffic-calming ...

 

Reservist honoured

Reservist honoured

A RESERVIST from RAF Benson has been named the best in Oxfordshire. Senior Aircraftman Sean Carter, a part-time volunteer reserve with ...

 

Pair resign

BENSON parish councillors Dave Olley and John Sharman have resigned. The vacancies are now being advertised by the council but an ...

 

Classroom extension named

Classroom extension named

AN extension to Benson Primary School will be called the Orchard Building. The block of three classrooms is being built on part of the ...

 

Infrastructure leader resigns

Infrastructure leader resigns

THE leader of the neighbourhood plan delivery team’s infrastructure team has resigned. Dave Rushton told parish councillors that he ...

 

New mobile device to discourage speeding

A SPEED indicator device is to be bought by Benson Parish Council at a cost of about £1,800. The device will be placed at different ...

 

Satellite court

THE chairman of Benson Parish Council has suggested exploring the possibility of using one of its buildings as a “Nightingale Court”. ...

 

High hopes

A “TALL” structure could be installed at a refurbished playground in Benson. The parish council has submitted a planning application ...

 

Street double

RESIDENTS will be asked for their views on renaming a road in Benson. The village has two roads called Churchfield Lane.

 

Table charge

A CAFE in Benson will be charged £25 a week by the parish council to have tables and chairs outside from next summer. Council chairman ...

 

Turned down

A SHORT mat bowls club in Benson has had a £750 grant request turned down by the parish council. The club asked for the money because ...

 

Salute from your doorstep

RESIDENTS of Benson are being encouraged to mark Remembrance Sunday on their doorsteps. This year’s village parade has been scrapped ...

 

Free to use

A GROUP of young entrepreneurs have been given permission to use Bob’s Corner in Benson free. The parish council had considered ...

 

RAF youth worker honoured

A YOUTH worker from RAF Benson was shortlisted in the RAF Benevolent Fund’s annual awards. Emma Pallant was one of three finalists in ...

 

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