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UK Power

Do you or someone you know need extra support during a power cut? Although power cuts don’t happen very often when they do they can be worrying.

UK Power Networks is the electricity network and it provides a ‘Priority Services Register’ for people who might need extra help in a power cut.

Older people, families with very young children, and people with specific medical conditions are among the many people who are eligible to register for free support.

You can find more details and register by visiting
or calling 0800 169 9970.

Drivers warned about deer danger

deer at night

October through to December is considered a high-risk period as deer will be on the move for the autumn mating season, also known as the rut. The highest risk of a deer-vehicle collision is between sunset and midnight, and the hours shortly before and after sunrise.
click here to go to the East information page

Flytip on Benington farmland costs culprit £1,400

fly tip

The cost and inconvenience of flytips was highlighted by a Benington farmer after a successful prosecution by East Herts Council at Stevenage Magistrates Court.
read the full story here

Benington pond survey


Benington Parish Council has had a survey carried out on the village pond.

The reason for this is it was felt the pond would benefit from draining and clearing of rubbish. But before this could be done, it was necessary to determine what wildlife was present and the possible impacts.

Public Access Defibrillator


The village now has a defibrillator sited outside the entrance to the Village Hall, courtesy of the Parish Council and the British Heart Foundation.

A second unit will be installed outside Ernest Doe's in the near future.

These machines are designed so that any one can use them.

More information on their use can be seen on YouTube videos by clicking here

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Use the CONTACT page to get in touch.

Places available
in most year groups
Contact the school for more details

St. Peter’s Church
Benington Snowdrop Sunday Recitals 2017
2.30pm - 3.15pm

12th February ~ Gamay Wind & Piano Ensemble

19th February ~ Ukulele Orchestra

26th February ~ Six on Sax

5th March ~ Garden City Singers

Free Admission with retiring Collection in aid of the Church.

Lordship Gardens & Village Hall Teas also open

Doors and Licensed Bar open 7.30 pm.
Films start at 8.00 pm

Next films

Friday 3 February 2017
Jungle Book

Jungle Book PG
click for trailer

Friday 3 March 2017

Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon 12A
click for trailer

Friday 7 April 2017
The Girl on the Train (15)

The Intern 15
click for trailer

Village Diary
January 2017
3 Benington Whist Club, Village Hall, 2pm
4 Knit & Craft Group, Village Hall, 2-4:30pm
6 Film Club (see panel on right)
7 Saturday Club, Village Halll, 2 - 4:30pm
9 Benington Parish Council Meeting, the School, 8pm
13 Village Hall Fund Raising Quiz, Village Hall,
17 Benington Whist Club, Village Hall, 2pm
18 Knit & Craft Group, Village Hall, 2-4:30pm
19 Lunch Club, Village Hall, 12:15pm
21 The Big Breakfast, Village Hall, 8:30am
24 Tuesday Club Annual Lunch followed by AGM, Village Hall, 2pm
31 Benington Whist Club, Village Hall, 2pm
10 Winter Talk 2017 by Robin Mills '3 Years service in Ausrtralian Government House', Village Hall,
12 St. Peter’s Church, Benington Snowdrop Sunday Recitals, 2.30pm - 3.15pm - Gamay Wind & Piano Ensemble
14 Tuesday Club, Village Hall, 2-4pm
16 Lunch Club Christmas Lunch, Village Hall, 12:15pm
19 St. Peter’s Church, Benington Snowdrop Sunday Recitals, 2.30pm - 3.15pm, Ukele Orchestra
26 St. Peter’s Church, Benington Snowdrop Sunday Recitals, 2.30pm - 3.15pm, Six on Sax
5 St. Peter’s Church, Benington Snowdrop Sunday Recitals, 2.30pm - 3.15pm, Garden City Singers
14 Tuesday Club, Village Hall, 2-4pm
16 Lunch Club, Village Hall, 12:15pm
28 Tuesday Club, Village Hall, 2-4pm

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Village Hall Regular Events

Art Group 10am - 2pm
Fitness Club 2:30pm Poppy Room

Badminton Club 7:30 - 9:30pm

Coffee Drop In 9 -11:30am

Badminton Club 10 - 12pm

The Benington Whist Club

We meet in Benington Village Hall at 2:00pm prompt and finish at 4:30pm with a break for tea and biscuits.

Dates for this term are as follows

3 January
20 January
31 January

New members are always welcome..

Saturday Club
Games, Activities, Songs & Stories
and meet friends for tea
Village Hall 2-4:30pm

There is a Family Service in St Peter's on the following Sunday at 11am (except November)

Rita Plumb 01438 869731
Jenny Cobb 01438 869348


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