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Crofton Village

Crofton is located three miles to the south-east of Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Close to the M1, A1 and M62 motorways, it is 25-minute drive to Leeds, 30-minute drive to Sheffield, 60-minute drive to Manchester and 60-minute drive to Hull.

Crofton is served by four grocery stores (Sainsburys Local and Premier Crofton Express on the High Street, Spar at Ashdene Avenue and Premier Food & Wine on Santingley Lane) three pubs (Royal Oak and Goose & Cowslip/Lord of the Manor on the High Street and Cock & Crown on the Doncaster Road (two former pubs, The Crofton Arms and Windmill Inn have been converted into Indian restaurants whilst former pub The Slipper has been converted into flats)) a working men’s club and three post offices (located inside Premier Crofton Express and Premier Food & Wine on the High Street, and SHELL Redbeck services on the Doncaster Road) as well as Redbeck Motel, Mambo Café and a range of takeaways serving Italian, Chinese and Indian cuisine and fish & chips.



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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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