Category: Rec News

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Building Update

Ray Holman and Peter Warren ( and Dave Cotton last week ) have been up on the morning or the 24th of March 2015, continuing the concreting of the lower sections of the steel frame , making ready for blocks to be layed and the floor to be layed in the very near future , once this is done you all should be able to see real progress being madeContinue reading

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100 Years on. Remembrance Sunday 2014

100 years on. Sunday 9th November 2014. Remembrance Sunday, This time and date is special to millions of people, there thoughts all strike the same accord. I attended a 2 minute silence that was held before a game of football, which was played at Benington Recreation Ground, this being a special year was made different by the young men having poppies on their playing shirts, (as the picture shows). TheseContinue reading

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Fireworks 2014 A Great Night

Benington recreation ground would like to thank everyone who attended the bonfire and firework display on November the 1st 2014. There was a crowd of 400+ people who came to watch the festivities. The Benington Recreation Ground Charity raised over £400 which will all go towards the new pavilion which is currently being built in the recreation ground. Peter Warren the Chariman of the Committee would like to post thisContinue reading

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And we are off the ground

The Pavilion is off the ground this week with the steel frame going up as we speak. This shows the size and shape of the new Pavilion and the beginning of the new era of sports in the area. The guys at Deville & Lear Ltd are working tirelessly this week to get the frame completed, feel free to pop down to the Rec and see them with cups ofContinue reading

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Some Rec News

Benington Recreation Ground Charity Trust has discharged Benington Parish Council from their duties as Custodian Trustees. This decision was taken to safe guard the Recreation Ground (Land) and to protect any people, person from any wrong. This decision can be reversed by the Charity, as and when it feels right to do so. The Steel Frame Structure is now complete and ready to be erected, this will form the mainContinue reading

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Village Bonfire and Fireworks Display

Benington Recreation Ground Charity Trust proudly presents the Annual Benington Village Bonfire and Fireworks Display on Saturday 2nd November 2013. A charge for Food will be made and available from 6 30pm. Bonfire will be Lit at 7 00pm. Fireworks will commence at 7 30pm. Entrance will be free to all. There will be lots of fun with Whoosh and Stars and plenty of ooos and rrrs, for every oneContinue reading

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Question and Answer

Last months Question. A group of local people from Walkern/ Benington went to the 1966 world cup final, how much did they pay for their ticket. 10 Shillings old money. THIS MONTHS QUESTION Mr. R. Sinfield, lived in Benington, and was a great Ambassador for Benington Recreation Ground, he was famous for playing cricket, who did he play for? Answer is in next Months Parish Magazine, or here on theContinue reading

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Fireworks 2013

At the Parish Council Meeting on Wed 11thSept, the Parish Council awarded £300 Towards the Bonfire & Fireworks event. Benington Recreation Ground Charity Trust, wish to thank the Parish Council for their contribution, towards the event. A committee meeting will be held to arrange the time and date , and organise the event. this will be advertised in next months Parish Magazine, and on our website www.beningtonrecreationground.co.uk. Again thank youContinue reading

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The Rec in the media

The Rec has been in the local media quite a bit over the years Here is a nice piece from last year in the 106 jack FM Hertfordshire website regarding the Recreation Ground and how we are trying to rally support from the local businesses. 106 JACK FM ARTICLE It worked you can only see from the sponsors we now have that articles like this have helped the Recreation GroundContinue reading

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Past to the Present

The Past and present Taken from the Minute Book 1922. The total destruction of the Pavilion by fire. “A Committee meeting was held at the Parochial Hall on Mon 29th Feb at 8.45pm. Mr Whitworth Hall was in the Chair. Mr Bott the Hon Treasurer presented the accounts for 1922. showing a balance in hand of £11.3.11. The Treasurer reported that the National Farmers Union had agreed to pay theContinue reading

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New Play Equipment

There are some brand new wooden play equipment at the recreation grounds playground in the last week Some great new toys were added to the Playground and we would like to say well done and thank you to Benington Parish Council, especially Cll Karen Mays, for all the hard work in bringing new play furniture to the playground. This will be much appreciated by the youngsters and mums and dads.