Village Hall News

As trustees we now have a greater need for fundraising so as to keep the hall in a good condition thus going forward for the good of the whole village, all its users, and to enable extensive events, groups, etc. to develop to give Benwick people a social centre. The main hall is available for […]

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Call for unwanted gifts

Did you get anything for Christmas that you wish you hadn’t? Maybe it was some slippers that don’t fit, a soap set you really don’t need or a scarf you can’t stand. The Benwick Residents Association welcome the donation of unwanted gifts which can be recycled at the tombola held at the Dickensian Market. Donating […]

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News from our MP

I am extremely pleased to hear that plans to upgrade the village flood defences are going well. The Nene Parade footpath has now opened, and work on additional railings around the footpath and cemetery is expected to be completed by Christmas. As well as being vital to the wellbeing of the area, the flood defences […]

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New Shop for Benwick

In the September/October Benwick Bugle, we brought readers an exclusive interview with Bharat Sisodiya who has received planning permission for a new Benwick Shop. As of October, Bharat is still waiting for the go ahead from Fenland DC to be able to commence works as highways negotiations related to parking are causing delays. Planning permission […]

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September 2013 Letters

For the first time for the Benwick Bugle we have two letters to the Editor this edition. If you have anything to share with our readers simply write to the editor at 1 Lilyholt Road, Benwick, PE15 0XQ or e-mail on mail@benwickbugle.co.uk Too much barking? Over many months now the residents of Benwick have had […]

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Opening of the New Bridge

Benwick’s new bridge over the River Nene was officially opened with a grand community event. The new steel support bridge, which replaced an oak structure from the early 1800s, was opened amid a festival atmosphere of barbecue and family games. The bridge was replaced at a cost of £197,000 and was opened by Cambridgeshire County […]

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New Skate Park?

Villagers may have been visited by a Jack Thompson and friends with a petition to get a Skate Park in the village. “The Children of Benwick are trying to get signatures to encourage the Council to provide us with a skate park” Jack said on one of the Benwick Facebook groups. “There are around 40 of […]

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Parish Council Annual Report 2013

The past year has been a memorable year for the village and Parish Council, particularly given the success of the Queens Diamond Jubilee events & celebrations last June, which were supported by volunteer members from almost all of Benwicks community groups and attended by many residents of the village. A great time was had by […]

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