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July Updates

Posted on - July 13th, 2012

The website is now coming up to it’s fifth birthday in September, and it has already nearly overtaken Benwick.com in the number of visitors (12524 vs 12619) to become the most visited Benwick website, not bad when you think the other site has been up over twice as long. There are several updates which have [...]


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Earth Hour

Posted on - March 29th, 2012

Benwick has had some luck in the national competitions yet again. This time, we were a runner up in a competition to lead “Earth Hour” by the WWF   From the Fenland Citizen: BENWICK’s Five Alls will be in the dark on Saturday night as part of an international awareness event organised by the WWF. The Fenland village was [...]


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Diamond Jubilee

Posted on - March 27th, 2012

The new page on Benwick’s celebrations for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee is now active. It contains all the current information for the planned events. www.lilyholtroad.co.uk/jubilee Keep checking back, as more information will be added when it is received from the organisers!


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Fox’s Christmas Schedule

Posted on - December 8th, 2011

This is the plan for Saturday (10th) for the Fox’s Christmas celebration which Emily helped the village win! 10:00am GoodElf (tree suppliers) arrive at Benwick to prep Christmas tree installation begins adjacent to the War Memorial. 1:00pm Christmas tree installation and decoration completed Cow PR (myself and a colleague) and photographer arrive at Benwick Initial [...]


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Benwick Wins Christmas

Posted on - December 5th, 2011

Similar to last years Oasis competition, Fox’s biscuits ran a competition for a village to win Christmas. Once again, we were in the running thanks to Emily Shepperson, and once again we won. What do we get? A 25ft Christmas tree for the village, along with some decorations. More details will be available soon so check back for [...]


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Football Club Reunion

Posted on - August 23rd, 2011

Benwick Football Club Reunion Dance SATURDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER 7.30pm-Midnight BENWICK VILLAGE HALL Introducing Lee Major & The Balance Including Disco and Buffet £8.00 each Tickets from: Lee Croft 07877 903307, Jim Eglen 01354 677565 or Kevin Wright 01354 677500 Everyone welcome


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Riverside Mooring Opening

Posted on - June 13th, 2011

The Mooring in front of the Cemetery was officially opened on Saturday 11th June. The project was commenced by the Benwick Residents Association, who achieved the funding, and was opened by our local MP – Stephen Barclay. The mooring is owned by the Parish Council. The planting around the mooring (pictured right) was completed by [...]


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It’s a Knockout – Cambs Times

Posted on - June 4th, 2011

THE Friends of Benwick Sports Committee held its annual It’s A Knockout tournament for children aged between seven and 14. In total 41 children entered the contest in teams of six or seven to enjoy silly games like standing in bucket of baked beans, apple bobbing and fishing lumps of rhubarb of cold custard. The purple [...]


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2011 Election Results

Posted on - May 9th, 2011

The results for the Parish Council elections are now in. Mark Chapman, Reg Few, Pat Tickner, Lyn Keppel-Spoor, Tony Richardson and Gill Thomas were all returned to the council, with Kevin Sutton joining. The council’s first meeting is May 17th. In the district elections, Cllr Ralph Butcher was re-elected along with his fellow conservative Alex [...]

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2011 Parish Council Elections

Posted on - April 9th, 2011

The persons nominated for the Parish Council elections this year have now been announced. The council consists of 7 seats, and with 8 people standing that means one person is going to miss out on a seat. There is a dedicated elections 2011 page under the Parish Council section which will soon contain the candidates [...]

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