Scam letters received via Royal Mail

Please be aware there are suspicious letters circulating in the village. The letters claim to have knowledge of a bank account with the Standard Chartered Bank of Hong Kong in the name of the recipient. These letters invite readers to respond via email and they advise that any action taken should be confidential. The letters […]

Luton Airport Expansion

Several Benington residents have received flyers concerning the plans for the expansion of Luton airport. The flyer details information about passenger numbers increasing from the current cap of 19 million to a maximum of 32 million passengers per year. Opposition groups have voiced the concerns held by many Hertfordshire residents about noise and pollution levels […]

OWL Neighbourhood Watch

OWL App and other watches

Photo Exhibition

New Priest in Charge for St Peter’s

Reverend Mark Bailey has been appointed as Priest in Charge for our benefice (a group of five parishes including Benington).

A602 Roadwork Updates

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Benington Defibrillators

One defibrillator can be found in the porch of the Village Hall, 3, Walkern Road, SG2 7LN  and the other on the side wall of Ernest Doe and Son, Whempstead Road SG2 7BZ. This defibrillator cabinet is specially designed for outdoor use. It provides protection from dust, rain, cold, rust and moisture. The cabinet is temperature regulated and […]

Helpline for anyone struggling to cope with a terminal diagnosis or the imminent death of someone you care about

For family members, friends or neighbours who may just need someone to talk to, or indeed just listen to how they are feeling to help them get through this difficult time, please visit: or call  0808 801 0688.

Benington has its own Film Club

Benington has its own Film Club. It is held in the Village Hall and film night is normally the first Friday of the month. The club is still open for more members, the joining fee is £12.50 per individual, or £25 for a family membership that includes children. For that you get a showing of […]

East Hertfordshire voted the best place to live in the UK

East Hertfordshire voted the best place to live in the UK according to the Halifax Quality of Life Survey 2020 click here for details