Friday, 20 May 2022

Shed meeting

A MEETING to discuss the idea of a community shed in Benson will take place at the parish hall in Sunnyside on Wednesday at 7.30pm. ...

 

Nature trail for jubilee

Nature trail for jubilee

CELEBRATIONS for the Queen’s platinum jubilee in Benson will include a nature trail starting at the parish hall in Sunnyside. This ...

 

New handrail

A SAFETY handrail is to be installed at the steps in Rivermead, Benson. The parish council will spend £935 on the handrail, which will ...

 

Football coach in cancer battle sets himself goal

Football coach in cancer battle sets himself goal

A FOOTBALL coach with a rare type of cancer is organising a children’s tournament for charity. Simon Cowlard, 46, of Westfield Road, ...

 

Pub wants to expand

A PUB in Benson could be extended. The Three Horseshoes in Oxford Road has applied for planning permission to refurbish and extend the ...

 

Council won’t fight new homes at airfield

Council won’t fight new homes at airfield

PLANS for 3,000 homes at Chalgrove Airfield could still go ahead after county councillors refused to oppose them. Homes England, a ...

 

Hall hire fees simplified

Hall hire fees simplified

THE cost to hire Benson parish hall has been simplified. The parish council, which owns the refurbished building in Sunnyside, will ...

 

No jubilee for children

CHILDREN’S activities in Benson to mark the Queen’s platinum jubilee have been cancelled because of the lack of volunteers. Pete ...

 

Safety move

DOUBLE yellow lines could be installed on a road near the river in Benson to improve safety. They would be painted along both sides of ...

 

Council online

AN “owl” device has been bought by Benson Parish Council so that people can join its meetings remotely. The equipment, which is a ...

 

Fundraiser for Ukraine

Fundraiser for Ukraine

A “CUPPA and cake” morning at the Millstream Centre in Benson raised more than £1,200 for Ukraine. Volunteers collected cash and 20 ...

 

Farmer refused permission for house

PLANS to build a new house on farmland in Preston Crowmarsh have been rejected. Philip Chamberlain, who owns Crowmarsh Battle Farm and ...

 

Aid appeal

A “CUPPA and cake” morning will take place at the Millstream Centre in Benson from 10am to 1pm tomorrow (Saturday) in aid of Ukraine. ...

 

Day centre aid appeal

A DAY centre in Benson has been collecting supplies and raising funds for Ukraine.  The Millstream Day Centre in Mill Lane has been ...

 

Don’t shut ‘vital’ RAF base, says MP

Don’t shut ‘vital’ RAF base, says MP

RAF Benson was praised during a debate in the House of Commons. Henley MP John Howell called for the base not to be closed during a ...

 

Interest in hobbies shed idea

A COMMUNITY shed could be set up in Benson after more than 30 people registered an interest. It would be a dedicated space with ...

 

Housing plan revisions to protect village as it grows

Housing plan revisions to protect village as it grows

A REVISED version of Benson’s neighbourhood plan could be adopted by the end of the year. More than 70 people attended a meeting at ...

 

Collecting

THE Millstream Centre in Benson will be collecting donations for Ukraine on Sunday. It is asking for donations of camping and medical ...

 

Extension ‘too big’

PLANS to remodel a cottage in Benson have been opposed by the parish council. The Morleys want to replace various agring extensions at ...

 

Man cautioned

Man cautioned

A MAN was arrested following an incident at a house in Benson. Police said he had caused distress to a man in his sixties in Mill Lane ...

 

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