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Important notices

(for important community-wide notices please email croftonpcnews@gmail.com)

Council notices:

The next monthly meeting of the Parish Council will be Tuesday 14th January 2020 at 7pm. You can read about our December meeting here.

In our December meeting we agreed dates for the collection of 2020 allotment rents. We will consider charges, will send out correspondence, and collect payment in January 2020. Please note we reserve the right to raise charges as necessary.

In our November meeting we received reports of dogs running free in both the Churchyard and Cemetery. Please note dogs are not allowed in the Churchyard whilst owners must keep dogs on a leash in the Cemetery and on the footpaths. Also as a matter of respect we would be thankful if dogs are not allowed to defecate in the grounds.

Following the recent resignation of one of our councillors, there is now a vacancy on the council for a new parish councillor. If you want to express an interest or find out more then please contact our clerk here.

Thank you to everybody who attended the annual Christmas Lights Switch-on on Tuesday 3rd December 2019 at the Millennium Stone. We hope you enjoyed the event and would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

Library notices:

You can visit the library’s dedicated site here.

You can also find the library’s Christmas/New Year closure dates here.

Not been to the library before and unsure of what to expect? Take a virtual tour here

Community-wide notices:

All Saints Church has established a food bank for residents who are in financial difficulty. The first bank was held on 6th December, followed by the next date of Friday 20th December 2019.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance is looking for Community First Responders in the Crofton/Walton area. Working within a 3-5 mile radius these volunteers work alongside the ambulance service and can get to a patient’s side before the arrival of crew, being the first to administer life saving treatment. For more information see their flyer: 0066 CFR A5 Flyer and newsletter: CFR General Newsletter

 

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Welcome to Crofton Parish Council’s website

Hello and a very warm welcome to the new and updated website provided and managed by Crofton Parish Council. The site is still under construction in some areas however we do not anticipate it to be long before it has full functionality as currently envisaged.

Although this website has been created primarily to publicise the council’s operations, it has been designed with the end-user (a current or prospective resident of the village) in mind, and therefore looks at bringing together a holistic view of community life and engagement, of which the council forms an important part, so that residents may engage with all aspects of community life as desired.

Before using this site please ensure you familiarise yourself with our data protection policies found here and here and our Conditions of Use found here.

Please navigate using the page headers or search bar. Suggestions can be made here whilst general enquiries and matters to be included on the agenda for our monthly meetings can be sent from here.

Lastly, we would be grateful if you could please follow us on Facebook and Twitter and spread the word about this website! Please ensure your read our social media policy here.

Thank you,

Crofton Parish Council

 

December 2019 monthly meeting

This post is intended to provide a highlight of the monthly meeting which took place in December. For an official record of the meeting, please see our minutes section here: Council Documents > Monthly meeting documents > Monthly meeting minutes where the...

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Christmas lights switch-on 2019

The annual Christmas Lights switch-on at the Millennium Stone, Hare Park View was attended by an estimated 2-300 people on 3rd December 2019. Crofton Silver Band initiated the event, which commenced at 6.30pm, playing a number of carols. Councillor Chalkley then led...

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August 2019 Community Day

On 15 August 2019, a Community Day was held at Crofton churchyard and cemetery. The churchyard is part of the church and contains a number of older graves which surround the building. As you walk past the church towards Churchway, the council's cemetery is on the...

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November 2019 monthly meeting

This post is intended to provide a highlight of the monthly meeting which took place in November. For an official record of the meeting, please see our minutes section here: Council Documents > Monthly meeting documents > Monthly meeting minutes where the...

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Crofton by Numbers

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Number of residents in Crofton

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Crofton residents as a percentage of Wakefield residents

Number of residents in Wakefield District

Crofton residents as a percentage of Wakefield District residents