Croston

19
Nov

100th Anniversary of the ending of the First World War

To mark the 100th anniversary since the end of the First World War all our villages were involved in a number of additional events. On Remembrance Sunday before the villagers of Mawdesley had their Walk of Remembrance to the War Memorial there was a special ecumenical service in St Peters church where a wide range […]

10
Nov

Croston Walk of Remembrance 2018

There will be so much to see in the village this weekend as we remember those who died in the First World War. The walk has been designed to help us understand more about how the ‘Great War’ 1914-1918 affected people in our village. Maps can be picked up from the church, doctor’s, shops & […]

30
Oct

Remembrance Sunday 2018

To mark the 100th Anniversary of the ending of the First World War there are changes to some of our Acts of Remembrance so please check the magazine or the website calendar for full details.

10
Oct

Two Events in Croston on Saturday 13th 2018

The first event 10.30am: The Arts Society have developed a Children’s Trail around St Michael & All Angels Church will be launched in the church. We are inviting local school children to attend with their parents to try out the new trail to help them learn about the history and heritage of our church The […]

06
Oct

Mowing and Flower Bed Maintenance in Croston

Can you spare some time to help with either the mowing of grass or maintaining the flower beds around the Church and Cemetery? The current teams urgently require further volunteers during the Autumn period and also in preparing for Spring, when we can expect the grass and weeds to start growing again. If you are […]

06
Oct

Remembrance Stones

We wanted to create 100 rocks to place on a trail from church to the war memorial on Sunday 11th November, with poppies to remember those who lost their lives, poems, or any design that connects to the theme of Remembrance. So on Saturday 29th September we held a rock painting workshop in St.Michael’s & All […]

10
Sep

“The Old School Idles”

Concert in Church by “The Old School Idles” – Saturday 13th October   Croston’s very own, Garry Gibson, and his old school chum, Howard Gray are vocalists and guitarists with popular local band “The Old School Idles”.  Predominantly a classic pop and rock “covers” band (with some occasional self-penned originals) with a particular focus upon the […]

23
Aug

1515 Teddies on their way to Syria

Congratulations to Katie on all her hard work organising the collection of teddy bears for the charity ‘Teddy Bear Trust’ who will be taking them to children in the war zones in Syria. We must also thank Rev’d Janet and her family for all their hard work sorting and storing the teddies till they were […]

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