Sunday, 15 December 2019

Antiques fair

AN antiques and collectors’ fair will be held at Benson parish hall in Sunnyside on Sunday, December 15 from 9am to 4pm.

 

Festive tribute

THE Bensington Society will hold its Christmas party next Friday (December 13) at the parish hall in Sunnyside at 7.30pm. The evening ...

 

Pub back in the spring

THE new owner of a pub in Benson says it will reopen in April following a refurbishment. The Hook Norton Brewery, near Banbury, has ...

 

Builders want to move base

A BUILDING firm has applied for planning permission for new offices in Ewelme. Roy Passey Builders, which is currently located in the ...

 

Three new classrooms to be built next year

WORK to expand Benson Primary School will begin early next year. The Oxford Road school will build a block of three classrooms on part ...

 

Hundreds attended Christmas fair in aid of youth club

Hundreds attended Christmas fair in aid of youth club

HUNDREDS of people attended a Christmas fair in Benson in aid of the village youth club. It was the fourth year that the club had ...

 

Easy wreaths

IVONE DELGADO will show members of Benson Garden Club how to make Christmas decorations using foliage and other material from their ...

 

Beaujolias Nouveau charity car run begins at RAF base

Beaujolias Nouveau charity car run begins at RAF base

A CHARITY Beaujolias Nouveau run began at RAF Benson. The 49th annual event featured cars including Porsches, Ferraris and Aston ...

 

Public survey on green area

RESIDENTS of Benson are being asked for their views on how to improve a village beauty spot. The parish council submitted a planning ...

 

School bonus

PUPILS at Benson Primary School raised more than £4,300 with a charity run. They took part in the Schools Race for Life, running or ...

 

RAF pilot cleared of trying to kill girlfriend

RAF pilot cleared of trying to kill girlfriend

A ROYAL Air Force helicopter pilot embraced his girlfriend after he was cleared of trying to strangle her to death. Flt Lt Timothy ...

 

Wives to sing

THE Benson Military Wives Choir will perform at St Helen’s Church in the village tomorrow (Saturday) from 7.30pm (doors open at 7....

 

Library quiz

THE Friends of Benson Library will hold a quiz night at the parish hall in Sunnyside next Friday (November 29) at 7.30pm. The cost is ...

 

Gift of bulbs

DAFFODIL and bluebell bulbs are available to plant around Benson. They have been donated by Grundon Waste Management and will be ...

 

Trees survey

ALL trees in Benson owned by the parish council are set to be surveyed with a view to drawing up a maintenance plan. The trees are ...

 

RAF officer ‘tried to kill partner after drunken row’

RAF officer ‘tried to kill partner after drunken row’

A ROYAL Air Force officer strangled his girlfriend until she was unconscious, a court heard. Flight Lieutenant Timothy Barry, 31, ...

 

Christmas celebration

UP to 200 children are expected to take part in a lantern parade as part of Benson’s Christmas lights switch-on ceremony. The Benson ...

 

Shop for sale due to retirement

A FURNITURE and clothing business in Benson has been put on the market. Janet Sharp, who runs Revival in the High Street, has decided ...

 

Volunteers plant 300 trees to improve meadow land

Volunteers plant 300 trees to improve meadow land

MORE than 80 people helped to plant 300 tree saplings at a Benson beauty spot. The volunteers, who included about 20 children, put in ...

 

Youth hall surveyed

A SURVEY of Benson youth hall was due to be carried out on Tuesday. The parish council wants a new hall after spending a large amount ...

 

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