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Crofton Beacon

Crofton Beacon is the community news magazine for the people of Crofton

  • Independent of any other organisation
  • Produced and distributed by volunteers
  • Surplus funds donated to charity, or used to support community initiatives

Delivered to your home in Crofton for £4 per year.

Please contact us if you wish to subscribe.

Also available at 50p each month from High Street Post Office.  New Crofton Post Office, Sharlston Post Office, Sainsbury’s Local, and SPAR Ashdene Drive.

The deadline for information to be included in CROFTON BEACON is 16th of each month for publication the following month. (There may be earlier deadlines during holiday periods and Christmas).

Articles submitted to CROFTON BEACON are subject to editing and whilst we take reasonable care to avoid errors, CROFTON BEACON cannot accept liability for any errors or omissions made by the team or individual contributors to the magazine. The editing team reserve the right to refuse any magazine content, e.g. article, personal announcement or advert.  The views expressed in CROFTON BEACON are not necessarily those of the team.

Please send articles and personal announcements to

We are pleased to receive announcements (in writing) but we must have a contact name, address & telephone number (including ones by e-mail) otherwise they will not be included.  This service is free to all Crofton residents but please keep your message brief.  We reserve the right to edit text and we are unable to guarantee that every message will be included. Announcements should be received by us by the by the deadline date.

Please contact us to discuss any ADVERTISING requirements.



Latest News

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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