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Cambs 876 Remembered

Posted on - November 12th, 2014

On 29th November at 10:40am the a short service will be held to honour Pte William Anderson, of the 2/1st Battalion Cambridgeshire Regiment, who died in Cambridge of emphysema on the 29th November 1914, aged 23. Pte Anderson lived on the High Street. Cambs 876 Remembered is a commemorative project devised and being conducted by Eastern Region members of the Riders Branch, Royal British Legion. The intention [...]


Youth Facilities Survey

Posted on - May 16th, 2014

Published in the May/June 2014 Benwick Bugle Having attended the meeting prior to the village assembly, although supporting the development of the play park for young children, we are a group of teenagers who feel it would also be beneficial for there to be more  activities for our age group. We understand that a collection of teenagers, either on the streets or in the [...]


How should CCC spend your Council Tax?

Posted on - September 26th, 2013

Residents are being put in the budget setting driving seat by Cambridgeshire County Council. ‘You Choose’ is a county-wide survey, recently launched to ask residents to put themselves in the seat of councillors in making decisions where to invest and save money. Cambridgeshire County Council is expected to make further savings over the next year [...]


Allotments Available

Posted on - June 14th, 2013

Two Allotments are now available in September Gardens, off Whittlesey Road. If you would like to try your hand at growing your own, contact the Parish Clerk, Jacquie Richardson: 11 Doddington Road, Benwick, March, Cambs PE15 0UT Tel: 01354 677856 Mobile: 07717 343132 E-mail: benwickparishcouncil.clerk@gmail.com 


Bridges, Boats and Bikes

Posted on - May 31st, 2013

The third weekend of June is gearing up to be an extravaganza!  With two great days of family entertainment including a duck race, BBQ, Free Hog Rost, photography competitions, and the much more! There is also the Circuit of the Fens bike race flying through the village – your chance to see some of Britain’s best cyclists. [...]


Vacancy for Parish Clerk

Posted on - March 23rd, 2013

There is a Vacancy for Clerk to the Parish Council. It is a part time role, of around 30 hours per month. Please reply in the first instance with C.V. to: The Chair – Tony Richardson 11 Doddington Road Benwick PE15 0UT anthony.p.richardson@btinternet.com Deadline: 5.00 p.m. Thursday 28th March 2013 (further details will be provided [...]


Play Park Consultation

Posted on - February 6th, 2013

Fenland District Council and Benwick Parish Council are looking at future options for the existing play area and park. We would like to know what you would like to see when the area is developed. Please complete the survey online, the link is below! Remember, the more people who complete the questionnaire,the better we will be able [...]


Parish Council Interests

Posted on - January 15th, 2013

As part of the 2011 Localism Bill, the Councillors on the Parish Council are required to publish a register of their pecuniary interests. These are now online, find them here


Dickensian Market 2012

Posted on - November 21st, 2012

The fifth annual Benwick Dickensian Market was held on Saturday (November 17th). The weather was on our side, and we saw the best turnout since its inception. The Market, which ran from 12-4 outside the Five Alls public house offered something for the whole family. Children were entertained with Punch and Judy shows, and many [...]


First Church Service

Posted on - August 29th, 2012

 Courtesy of the Fenland Citizen. THE new home of Benwick Church on Sunday 26th  held its first service under Rev Kevin Fitzgibbon following a seven-year wait. The long-awaited new home for the church in the High Street finally opened its doors after development work costing £200,000. The village has lacked a proper church after the [...]