Monday, 28 September 2020

Deep clean

A DEEP clean of Benson will be carried out by South Oxfordshire District Council from December 12 to 17.

 

Plan for solar panels and ventilation system at library

SOLAR panels could be installed at Benson library. Oxfordshire County Council, which is responsible for the library in Castle Square, ...

 

Boys found

A TEENAGER from Benson who went missing with a friend was found on Monday night after almost a week. Daniel Jones, 14, and Cameron ...

 

Time to book your flu jab

PATIENTS are being encouraged to arrange a flu vaccination at the Millstream Surgery in Benson. The surgery is now offering ...

 

Garden gifts

VOLUNTEERS have been working in ones and twos in the garden at Benson library’s garden, where the idea is to grow food for everyone to ...

 

Back on river

THE Wallingford Accessible Boat Club has celebrated the return to the River Thames of its wheelyboat WOW-one following the coronavirus ...

 

Garden party

BENSON Garden Club has celebrated its 25th anniversary. A group of 30 people met at the village’s community gardens  and enjoyed a ...

 

Dentist is named best

A DENTIST from Benson has won an award. Neel Tank, principal dentist and owner of Imogen Dental in High Street, was named dentist of ...

 

Cut-through

DRIVERS are using Littleworth Road in Benson as a “rat run”, says a resident. Leigh Edmond claimed the street was used as a ...

 

Hub downsized

A HUB set up in Benson during the coronavirus pandemic to help elderly and vulnerable members of the community is set to be ...

 

Pub re-opens

THE Crown Inn in Benson is to re-open on October 2. The Hook Norton Brewery, near Banbury, has taken over the pub in High Street from ...

 

Council to seek lease on land

BENSON Parish Council is to pursue a 99-year lease on a piece of land in the village. The Salt Store, off St Helen’s Avenue, is owned ...

 

Cafe closed

A CAFE in Benson has closed after nearly three-and-a-half years. Chrissy’s Country Kitchen was located in a barn behind the Crown Inn ...

 

Field access

A RAMP for pedestrians is to be installed at a Benson beauty spot to enable pedestrians to access it. The parish council has appointed ...

 

Speeding problem

Speeding problem

SPEEDING on the A4074 is to be investigated by Henley MP John Howell. It comes after a vehicle, believed to be a motorcycle, was ...

 

RAF base to install 27m replacement radar tower

RAF base to install 27m replacement radar tower

A NEW 27m high radar tower is to be built at RAF Benson. It will replace an existing radar and the RAF says will ensure air safety for ...

 

Community awards

BENSON Parish Council still wants to present its two community awards this year. The Bob Griffiths Trophy is awarded to an individual ...

 

Primary school welcomes pupils back

Primary school welcomes pupils back

RAF Benson Primary School welcomed back children for the new academic year last week. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, classes ...

 

Bollards plea

RESIDENTS have asked for bollards to be installed in Castle Square, Benson, to prevent vehicles driving on the pavements. An officer ...

 

Assets switch

THE Benson Community Association, a charity, has been formally dissolved. Its assets, including Warwick Spinney, have been transferred ...

 

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