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EDITORIAL

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he new Church building is now complete, and the grand reopening of the village Hall is coming soon. Check out the events page to find out more. This edition brings in a new feature, Business in Benwick, which looks at local trade and businesses based in Benwick. This edition we look at Kisdon Sculpture. Fancy seeing a film in the village? A new cinema evening is being set up by the village hall!

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Replacement of Benwick Bridge From the Archives Ex-Exploers go Sailing Business in Benwick Benwick Forget-me-Nots Benwick WI Friends of Benwick Church Local Events ‘Ritings from the Rectory New Bus Timetable Benwick Resident’s Association Benwick Village Hall Booking the Hall Cambs ACRE Oil Scheme

There are changes to the Bus service coming into effect in October, read about them on page 20

Adam Keppel-Garner Editor

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The plan for the New Bridge

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Replacement of Benwick Footbridge

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ome of you may be aware that there are currently plans to replace the Footbridge, however there has been a lack of details publicised about this; hopefully this will help ensure everyone knows what is happening. Cambridgeshire County Council are responsible for the upkeep of over 1200 bridges across the county, and the condition of these bridges are monitored every two years. In 2011 the inspection of Benwick Bridge showed that significant remedial works were required; but after further investigation it was decided that the best long term solution would be to replace the bridge through Cambridgeshire Highways. The bridge was originally built in the 1850s as a cart bridge, and was modified to take only pedestrian traffic much later. Through discussions with the Parish Council, CCC and Cambs Highways it was decided to construct a new bridge reminiscent of the original structure. It will be 3m wide, and still a pedestrian only bridge. It will be constructed with a series of Steel beams rather than the current

large timbers, and clad in Timber to acheive a more attractive and sympathetic appearance. The design of the Bridge was based on historical photographs, and large oak parapets will be crafted, alongside a planked decking. The original abutments will remain untouched barring a few minor repairs - the new bridge will sit on concrete piled foundations behind the current abutments. Work is expected to begin in January 2013, and will last for around 4-6 weeks. Both the footpath and the river navigation will be closed for the duration of works. The first phase will be to build two concrete bank seats on piles to found the new footbridge and tie back and stabalise the old timber/stone abutments and wing walls. The old footbridge will be sawn up and removed from site with the new footbridge either being craned in all in one piece or built in seperate modules. If you have any queries please direct them to Gareth Guest at Cambs CC: gareth.guest@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

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From the Archives

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his feature contains articles waterway a most dangerous place for from The Cambs Times archives cattle grazing on the banks or passing about Benwick. along the roads adjoining the river. The last occurrence happened last New Light Saturday afternoon. A motor vehicle 15/11/1912 startled the animals with the result Messrs Pilgrim and Son of March have that a young horse was pushed into installed an acetylene plant at Mr. the river. After remaining in the waJW Selby’s shop which is a decided ter for about an hour and swimming improvement on the discarded oil practically a mile, the willing band of lamps. Mr Selby has at present eight workmen who had assembled manburners in use, but as the generator is aged to lasso it and drag it to the side, capable of serving twenty lights there where it was rescued. is a probability of its extension to the house and other parts of the premises Theft of a Jacket in the new future. 02/11/1928 A special police court was held in Accident Averted Chatteris on Monday to investigate a 18/02/1927 charge of theiving a cardigan hacket at A motorist had a narrow escape near the George Hotel, Benwick on Saturthe Bridge on Sunday evening about day. Accused was Mr. George Holland 7-30. George Riches of the Council who gave his address as Bognor, near Houses was driving his car along the Barnsley. Accused pleaded Guilty, and High Street to the Bridge in the direc- said he was “in drink”. PC Donald said tion of Whittlesey. The fog was very that at about 8:30pm on Saturday he thick with a consequence he missed recieved information from Michael the road and ran down an incline near Delvin that a cardigan jacket had been the bridge to the water’s edge. He stolen from The George Hotel, Benquickly discovered his mistake and wick. It was valued at 6s. twisted the car averting what might have been a serious incident. Dangerous Waterway 09/11/1928 The recent dredging of the Nene through the village has made the 6

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Scout Journey

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ix former Explorer Scouts, including some from Benwick recently took to the sea crewing a 49ft sailing ship, The Ocean Scout around Europe. Twins Edward and Alistair Glen, Giovanni Fiore, all 15, Philip Taylor, 20 all of Benwick along with James Knott and Caleb Adaway all sailed with Adventures offshore and left the UK from Ipswich, visiting Netherlands, Belgium and France, before returning to the

UK at Eastborne. Rod Glen explained, “The ship has a skipper and two mates, and the six lads will have to do all the work, from cooking to sailing the boat. They had some training on the first day, and then they set sail.” Half the funds for the trip came from Norfolk Boat, a charity that promotes sailing for young people, and other donations came from Wisbech Round Table and Lord de Ramsey. Rod added: “When they return, the lads will put together a presentation, to show their backers.” Article courtesy of the Fenland Citizen

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Business in Benwick As introduced in the last Bugle, this new feature focuses on local business in the village. If you run your own business, work from home, even if it’s just something on the side - let me know and you can feature your business here!

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vonne Peace, ‘The Sculpture Lady’ runs Kisdon Sculpture, and is currently preparing for an exhibition in November. “Growing up in Yorkshire I was always drawn to the creativity that nature naturally produces. The trees and the landscape at Kisdon waterfall inspired me to express myself, with my adoration of wood - sculpting was my calling” says Yvonne.

every piece unique. As well as wood sculpture, she also works with Resin, Textiles and Plaster. “Having left Yorkshire many years ago with my Husband and two young children I found that life was offering me new inspirations along the way. This is reflected in the branching out of my portfolio of sculptures to include abstract wood and resin pieces.”

She works with weathered and reclaimed wood hand carving and creating unique sculptures which reflect nature, and the Yorkshire countryside that inspired her as a child.

Yvonne is currently preparing for an Exhibition at Stamford Arts Centre from 30th October to 10th November. For an exclusive invite to the exhibitions open evening get in touch with her.

Yvonne describes the art of sculpting as “one of patience”, with some pieces taking between 2 and 4 months to complete.

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Benwick Forget-me-Nots

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uly was a really good month for the club. The monthly meeting took the form of a cheese and wine evening with a quiz. We had a stall at the School Fete on the 14th. The winner of the postbox raffle was Luke Ashman, and Trevor won the Marble game. On the 18th, 16 members and friends played tenpin bowling at Guyhirn. Betty Thompson was the overall winner. After the games lunch was served and enjoyed by all. The coach outing to Boston Market and Skegness was well supported on 25th July. At the August meeting we had a game of curling for those who were interested and bingo and cards for the less able. Afterwards it turned into a chocolate evening, something a little different for us! We had a chocolate fountain, chocolate cake, chocolate biscuits and hot chocolate. Truly scrumptious! Unfortunately, the August outing to the National Aboretum was cancelled due to insufficient numbers. September 6th is the Harvest Festival when Roy Truman will take the service. Refreshments will be served and we will have visitors from Coates and Christchurch. Produce will be sold for 12

club funds. The October meeting is on the 4th and the speaker will be Rosemary Higgings who will be demonstrating Christmas Decorations. The competition is any item beginning with the letter L. New members are always welcome!

Janet Fountain

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Benwick WI

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e have had an enjoyable year so far. We celebrated the Jubilee at our June meeting, but unforunately had to use the Village Hall rather than the planned garden venue. In July we had a trip out to Ramsey Rural Museum for our monthly meeting and only suffered a very short shower. We next meet on 17th September where we’ll be planting up bulbs for Christmas Flowering. This will be secondary to catching up on gossip about the last two months! New members are very welcome. We meet on the third monday of each month between 7pm-9pm.

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Friends of Benwick Church

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e are delighted at last to say that all Is now completed with both the improvements to the Village Hall and the extension. The Church have moved into its new home and the Launch Service was held last Sunday , attended by in excess of 80 people. We now look forward to the official opening on October 21st this will we suspect be attended by many people who have been involved with the project over many years, the home of the Church will be officially acknowledged by The Bishop of Huntingdon. Worship continues now in our new home on the first and third Sunday of each month commencing at 9.30am, it would be great to see you there. We will be organising another Quiz in November , once the date has been confirmed we will let you know. The Friends of Benwick Church will over the next 2 -3 months be dissolved and a new Benwick Church Committee will be set up to continue the organising of day to day issues, arranging services etc. This group we envisage will meet every 2 months if anyone would like to join us please do let us know.

on October 27th both of these are fundraising events for St Marys and if anyone would like any further details please let me know. Can we at FOBC, through this article please thank everyone who has been involved with the new build project over the many years, it has been quite a journey and one that is coming to an end. Without the help and support of all you good people who have contributed in any way at all, this project could not have completed and your help is very much appreciated. I just re iterate how nice it would be to see some fresh faces at our Sunday worship please do try and come along.�

John Hoffman

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Local Events September What: BRA’s Tombola When: 14th 7:00pm Where: Benwick Village Hall Doors open at 7, eyes down 7:30. £30 Flyer, refreshements and Raffle. Children Welcome. What: Tombola When: 17th 7:30pm Where: Chatteris Working Men’s Club The Benwick Group of Friends of Doddington Hospital are holding this fundraiser - eyes down at half seven!

Doors open at 7, eyes down 7:30. £30 Flyer, refreshements and Raffle. Children Welcome. What: Official Opening and Dedication When: 21st 2:30pm Where: Benwick Village Hall The official opening of the new Church room of the Village Hall. Service conducted by the Bishop of Huntingdon, the Rt. Rev. Dr. David Thomson. If all village groups can let me know of the dates of their scheduled events I can ensure they are in the relevant months and on the Lilyholt Road Website.

What: Benwick Village Hall Cinema When: 21st 7:30pm More info see advert on page 13 What: Harvest Supper When: 29th 7:30pm-11:30pm Where: Benwick Village Hall Official Reopening of the Village Hall. Bangers and Mash Supper, Licensed Bar, Raffle and Live Music by Tim and Sheila Copping. Just £7.50 - tickets only. To purchase a ticket please contact a trustee of the VH Committee.

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‘Ritings from the Rectory

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s a flat earth person of the fens I delight to take holidays when I can in places that have hills and cliffs and sea. This year was a joy for me to visit North Devon and Cornwall and to see some of those landscapes and sea views that make you go Wow! Climbing up hills and getting to those view points on the map (some would say I am a bit of a map nerd) I find fills me with a sense of awe and wonder that seems to give me a bit of a recharge and helps me to get my life into a better perspective. Needless to say the camera comes along and I do my best to capture these amazing scenes so that I can view these inspirational images to remind me of the beauty and wonder of creation. I might put them into a sermon or on a card or perhaps a prayer meditation, a display or my computer desktop. They remind me to; as it were look up to God who the Bible says is the awesome Creator of the universe. Of course I take pictures of family and friends as well those around us who make life special. If landscape photography is about appreciating things around us on the macro scale I have also discovered that if you put the camera onto a close up setting then the beach and 18

the rocks and the butterflies and the flowers also reveal some most beautiful textures, patterns and colours that I would normally walk by and not even notice. The beach seems a particularly good place with unusual stones, rocks and shells, bits of driftwood, seaweed and limpets stuck fast on their rock. They inspired me to think about what do we cling onto to keep us safe and secure in all of the changes and chances of life? September is often an exciting time of new beginnings, starting school, going off to college, trying to find a job or just getting back into regular responsibilities with targets and deadlines to meet. Life has a tendency to come at us at full throttle and we wonder how we shall manage all the demands we have to try to juggle, work, family life, finances, health, relationships and more. Perhaps you need some help, maybe you need a strong rock to cling onto, I started this letter with a quote from a bible writer who 3000 years ago was struggling with anxieties like us and feeling frightened on a scary journey. This person though had a good answer; this person had found a strong rock to lean on and a sure foundation for life. My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.

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(Psalm 121 verse 2) This is the biggest security that you can find on the Macro scale but amazingly the writer goes on, He will not let your foot slip, The Lord watches over you, The Lord will keep you from all harm. This God is also concerned about the micro scale; he loves and cares about you and me and what is going on in our lives right now. The New Testament tells us that Jesus is the Rock to put our trust in; he puts us in touch with this incredible God. With best wishes for the autumn,

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orfolk Green have announced all changes to our bus services in the changes to the 56 Bus service Bugle and on www.lilyholtroad.co.uk which runs buses to Benwick. The new timetable, which comes into effect as of October 1st 2012 is printed here. The main change is that the first bus leaving Benwick has been brought forward by 5 minutes from 9:35 to 9:30. In the letter from Norfolk Green to the Parish Council, the Managing Director warns of further adjustments to the timetable next year, when a change in duty rebate for buses comes into effect. You will be kept up-to-date of www.benwickbugle.co.uk

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Benwick Resident’s Association

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ou may be aware that Fenland Disctrict Council have just awarded us £500 towards the Dickensian Market in November which helps with our expenses. To further help with the cost we hold Tombola’s alternate months in the village hall with the next one being on 14TH Septemner. This year the Dickensian Market is on 17th November and another Tombola will be held on the 14th December 2012. It is run on the same lines as the Village Hall Tombola with a £30 flyer after 10 games and a raffle with children welcome to play. On average with a full 10 games in a book, the flyer and three strips in the raffle the cost is a maximum of £9.00 with coffee, tea, squash and biscuit free with a dish put out for donations Please put these dates in your diary and the committee hope to see you there.

committee member. After conversation with the Parish Council we have been given permission to once again try and clear the Baptist Cemetery in the High Street which at the moment is a complete and utter mess. Several people have offered to assist us in this clearance and I would be pleased if you could contact me so that we may organise a cleanup and then perhaps a rota to keep the cemetery looking tidy all the time. We would like to make the cemetery a place of calm where people can sit and contemplate life but before we can clean any of the headstones or remove any of the old slabs from the collapsed chapel we would like to contact any remaining relatives of these interred in the cemetery to make sure we are not going to upset anyone. If you are a relative or know of any relative of any interred in the cemetery please contact me so that I can make a list and so contact all caring persons before moving too much about.

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ning again in the village hall on either a Monday or Thursday evening from 7.30pm. If anyone is interested in this activity please let us know and which day is the preferred day on 01354 677 279. There are also still stalls avaliable for the Dickensian Market, if you are interested in holding one please give me a call. All queries can be answered by any of the committee members and if you would like to become a member of this committee do please get in touch.

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The Village Hall

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s you are aware by now the Village Hall in association with the Friends of Benwick Church have built a new hall onto the side of the present hall which is now the home of Benwick Church and is also another room for the use of the village. It is now available for bookings by any of the village so if you would like to hire the hall please contact the booking clerk, Patricia on 01354 677 279 for further details. This room called the Church Room for clarity and because the Friends of Benwick Church have paid the main costs of it being built will also be used as a cinema as the Village Hall trustees have managed to purchase the projector, screen, laptop and speakers necessary for this use. We also have a license to show any film we would like and as we have a rather large repertoire of DVD’s at our disposal please let us know if you have any favourite ones you would like to see.

church room will open at 7.00pm for a showing at 7.30pm. To keep the Hall running, we need support from the village to the different functions we put on during the year. Here’s what is coming up: 21/09/12 - Film Night 29/09/12 - Official Re-opening / Harvest Supper 19/10/12 - Tombola 23/11/12 - Tombola 15/12/12 - Bazaar 26/01/13 - Burns Night Stick the dates in your diary so you don’t forget. Any donations of prizes for the Tombolas or Raffles are gratefully received and can be given at any time to any committee member. Could I also please ask if there is anyone who would be willing to take a turn at calling for the Tombola evenings on occasion? If you can help with this or would like any information on anything to do with the Hall please feel free to get in touch with me.

Our first film night will be on Friday 21st September and it will cost £2.50 for a drink and biscuits although the Patricia Tickner film will be free. All will be welcome Benwick Village Hall Committee and if it is well received then we 01354 677 279 will possibly have a film night once 20 Chapel Gardens a month on a Friday evening. The www.benwickbugle.co.uk 24


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Booking the Hall The Village Hall can be booked by anyone. To book it, you simply need to contact Patricia Tickner. You can find the booking form online at: www.lilyholtroad.co.uk/village-hall

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Main Hall MONDAY - SATURDAY: 9am - 4pm Tuesday - Beavers and Scouts 5:45-8:45pm SUNDAY: 10am - 4pm In Stock: Wednesday - Cubs 6:30-8:00pm Pansies Thursday - 1st of each month, Forget-Me-Nots 6:00-9:00pm Violas Friday - 2nd of each month Tombola Winter basket plants Saturday - Alternate Saturdays Fantasy Club 12:00-4:00pm

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ambridgeshire ACRE launched its community oil buying scheme in March this year, and it has since gone from strength to strength. The scheme is open to everyone who relies upon domestic heating oil in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The minimum oil order is 500 litres, but members still pay the same price. Even if just one member in a village places an order they still receive their oil at the price agreed. This is because the scheme is county wide not village wide. Cambs ACRE have just completed June’s buying round and those members who ordered oil bought at an amazing 47.8 pence per litre (ppl). The average price found was 54ppl meaning those who ordered 1000 litres saved £62 against the average price. All prices quoted are exclusive of VAT at 5%. There is a membership fee of £20 for domestic user but this can be recouped back in the first order saving and of course any additional orders place over the course of the year benefit from the full savings.

one in Benwick. This may be something a reader would be interested in. Cambridgeshire ACRE will give you their full support with publicising the scheme in your local area. If this is something you would consider please contact Julie Weekes on 01353 860850 or email oil@cambsacre.org.uk and she will email further information. Because they ask for a little of your time each month to collate orders, via email and occasionally phone, they waive the membership fee. Not having a local co-ordinator in the area, though, doesn’t mean readers are excluded from becoming a member of the scheme as Cambridgeshire ACRE will co-ordinate the monthly orders until someone comes forward. If you would like further information on the scheme, a membership form, or have a specific query please contact Julie Weekes, Community Oil Buying Administrator on 01353 860850 or email oil@cambsacre.org.uk. Readers can also go to the website www.cambsacre.org.uk where they will find member saving statistics for the last 4 months.

There is also a number of private comCambs ACRE is looking for more local panies offering Bulk Buying services, co-ordinators and doesn’t yet have see advert left. www.benwickbugle.co.uk 29


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