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Benington Village fair 2019

Please join us for the highlight of the village calendar, the summer fair!The usual attractions during the day 2pm-5pm inc BBQ, Beer Tent, Wellie wanging,China smash, Strawberry’s & Cream, Pimms Stall, Grand Draw Bric a Brac stall, Plant sales etc etc.And in the evening join us for a night of music and merriment 6pm -11pm

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Help required

Hello everyone again,With the weather looking better this weekend we are again looking for help to finish the floor of the Pavilion, we need the help of some strapping men to move the last few and heaviest beams into place.If you feel able to help we will be at the Pavilion Saturday morning.Hopefully we can get 6 people to help the committee members with the final beams and we canContinue reading

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Progress report on the Pavilion

After lots of work over the past 18 months below ground including the ground-source heat pump pipework, drainage and services things are now progressing above ground. We have started to set out the beams in the block and beam floor, in preparation to lay the blocks. Hopefully over the coming months we will be able to get the blocks down and get the final services into the building. We willContinue reading

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Buy a Brick on Justgiving.com

The just Giving page for the Buy A Brick Campain is now up and running you can find it here BUY A BRICK ON JUSTGIVING.COM The new Pavilion that we are building at the Recreation ground is being built for the residents of Benington, so what better way of being able to say that, than actually purchasing a piece. We are launching a buy a brick/block, at the price ofContinue reading

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The New Build Pavilion Update

Through out the Summer Months a 900 meter long trench, around the Recreation Ground was excavated by Drapers of Stapleford, we then laid the Ground Sauce heat pipe in the trench which had been excavated to a depth of 1.2 Meters, this was then pressure tested, and passed by Bio Green, this gave a great feeling to all of us who had helped, as none have worked in this fieldContinue reading

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Pavilion Update

Today has been a great day for Benington Recreation Ground New Build Pavilion, after six weeks of hard graft, sweat and toil, the 900 meter run of heating pipe laid in a 1.2 meter deep trench around the Recreation Ground and rises in the New Build Pavilion, at a position where the ground sauce heat pump will be installed, Plumbers from BeGreen gave a clean bill of health in theContinue reading

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Her Majesty The Queen, 90th Birthday Beacon Lighting.

The people of Benington had the Honour of their Beacon being Registered and Requested to be Lit on Thursday 21st April at 2030hrs this was part of the magic 900 beacon lightings through out the UK, and Commonwealth, This Request was to mark Her Majesty The Queens 90th Birthday Celebration. The evening started at 2000hrs with a BBQ of Burger and roll, beer or wine, and refreshments for the children,Continue reading

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Benington Beacon to be part of 900 Lightings

As part of Her Majesty the Queens 90th Birthday celebration, Benington Village Beacon has been Registered as part of a magic number 900 Beacons lightings through out the UK. Mr Harry Bott MBE. will lead the celebration in lighting the Benington Village Beacon, at the Recreation Ground on Thursday 21st April. Our provisional time slot is 1930hrs, this will be finalised by notices on the notice board, and published onContinue reading